Redskin 10-U All stars



The Oneonta Redskin 10-U all star team participated in the District 4 ARPA Tournament, the Holly Pond Tournament, and the Boaz Tournament. Their record in tournament play was 4-4. Pictured front from left: Nick Painter, Brody Devaney, Camron Daily, Davin Young. Back from left: Branden Moore, Harrison Miller, Will Robertson, Luke Hodge, coach Nate Butler.

Predators win county



The 6-U Royal Predators were named Blount County champions in the tournament held recently. Front row, from left: Ally Holland, Sophie Arnold, Emalee Graves, Jenna Chambers, Kylee Weems, Kiya Steele, and Lillee South. Middle row, from left: Hana Webb, Kelsey Taylor, Katie Chambers, Allie Weaver, Hannah Grace Weton, Lani Smallwood, and Lilly Treece. Back row: coaches Chris Chambers, Barry Graves, […]

NEWS BRIEFS



MEETINGS TOWN OF SUSAN MOORE will sponsor “Understanding Common Core in Alabama Schools” on Saturday, June 14, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Susan Moore Community Center. The presentation by Ann Eubanks is open to the public and refreshments will be served. NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meet Thursday, June 19, at 10 a.m. at Catfish Cabin Restaurant in Albertville. […]

OF THE SPIRIT



ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH willhave the fourth Sunday singing on June 22at 2 p.m. Three By Grace will perform.Phone Beverly Hunt at 493-0999 with questions. NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTISTCHURCH will have the monthly singing Sunday, June 22, at 1:30 p.m. with special guestsThe Carroll Family. Lunch will be servedafter the morning worship service. Phone466-7303 with questions. BLOUNT COUNTY MISSIONARY […]

ChurchBriefs



CLEAR SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have a yard sale and bake sale Friday, June 13, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., and Saturday, June 14, 8 a.m. until noon. Great prices, whole and individual baked goods, and free coffee will be available. Proceeds benefit the church building fund and youth missions. The church is located on county road 15 […]

MARY RUTH JOHNS BEAVERS, 81,



Hayden, died May 29, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. She enjoyed cooking and reading and was a member of Austin Creek Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were parents Jessie and Mary Haynes Johns, husband Shorty Beavers, five brothers, and two sisters. Surviving are sons Ray (Laura) Beavers, Ronnie (Janet) Beavers; daughters Susan Stephens, Sara (Michael) Earl; grandchildren Tammy (Steve) […]

RICKEY JOSEPH BLYTHE, 21,



Oneonta, died June 5, 2014. Predeceasing him were aunt Betty Sue Blythe Campbell, grandfathers Luther Blythe, Walter Warren, and Birdo Teal, grandmothers Esther Teal and Mavis Warren. Surviving are parents Rickey and Joyce Blythe, Oneonta; sister Lisa Joyce Blythe, Oneonta; grandparents Joe and Marie Ward, Guntersville, Bernice Blythe, Oneonta; fiancee Brittany Hawkins; uncles, aunts, cousins. Dale Weaver and Stanley Blythe […]

ROBERT WILLIAM COLOSKY, 80,



Oneonta, died May 30, 2014. He worked in the landscaping business, was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed watching sports. Parents Leo Earl and Catherine Idress Cookson Colosky predeceased him, as did wife Bertha King Colosky. Surviving is sister Joy Wood. A graveside service was held at Nectar Cemetery at 2 p.m. on June 1. Blount County/ Cleveland Funeral Home […]

TOM FOSTER, 67,



Susan Moore, died June 1, 2014, at UAB Hospital. He worked in law enforcement for more than 20 years and retired from Blount County Sheriff’s Department after working for both Snead and Blountsville Police departments. He enjoyed golf, Alabama football, and the outdoors. Predeceasing him were parents Ellie and Lurene Thompson Foster, one infant brother, and one infant sister. Surviving […]

MELISSA JENEANE GILBERT, 20,



Remlap, died June 1, 2014. She was employed with the Springville Walmart, attended Turkey Creek Missionary Baptist Church, and Farrier School at Lookout Mountain School of Horseshoeing. Known as a kind person, she spent much of her time with horses. Predeceasing her was uncle Jeffrey Scott Horsley. Surviving are parents Paul and Tammy Horsley Gilbert; twin sister Elisabeth Darlene Gilbert; […]


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