SPORTS BRIEFS



ONEONTA YOUTH FOOTBALL PARENTMEETING will be Thursday, July 24, at 7a.m. at the Depot at Oneonta Rec Park. Allparents interested in information and/orparticipating should plan to attend. Formore information, contact park and recdirector Kevin Nicodemus at 274-2150. LADY PARSONS HOST HITTING CAMPThe Snead State Lady Parsons will host thecamp Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. untilnoon at the Snead State […]

9-U Redskins in Little League

World Series

The Oneonta Redskin 9-U allstar team defeated the Boynton Cannons 14-5 on Saturday. On Monday, they squeaked by the Caledonia Allstars 9-8 to reach the semifinals of the Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven, Miss. Yesterday they lost to the Levy Park Allstars 10-3 and were to meet the Boynton Cannons at 3 p.m. to fight their way out of […]

NEWS BRIEFS



MEETINGSBLOUNT COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTYwill meet tomorrow, July 24, at 7 p.m. at theFrank Green Building. STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN SENIOR CITIZENSmeet on the second and fourth Tuesdays ofthe month at 10 a.m. at Mountain PointeMinistries. A meal is provided. ONEONTA CITY BOARD OF EDUCATIONwill have its regular board meeting Monday,July 28, at 5:30 p.m. in the PD Room. BLOUNT COUNTY COMMISSION will […]

ChurchBriefs



BLOUNT COUNTY NIGHT OF WORSHIP willbe Wednesday, July 30, at the Locust ForkHigh School football stadium. Gates open at7 p.m. Featured are speakers MasonWoodall, Josh Swindoll, and music by localmusicians and Cross Haven Worship Band.The event is free and open to all ages. BODY 4 BELIEVERS WEIGHT LOSSPROGRAM continues with two moreSunday sessions, July 27 and Aug. 3 atLocust Fork […]

JONATHAN OSCAR COX, 82,



Pinson, diedJuly 18, 2014, at North Hill Nursing andRehab, Birmingham. Formerly ofBlountsville, Mr. Cox retired from the U.S. AirForce with 20 years of service and workeda security guard at Kent’s Corporation.Predeceasing him were parents Bedfordand Amelia Feemster Cox and son JonathanCox Jr.Surviving are wife Edna Cox; daughtersSharon Cox, Arab, Robin Otts, Gardendale;sons Alan (Barbara) Cox, Albertville, WilliamCox, Arab; granddaughters Hannah […]

DAVID FRANKLIN HOGLAND, 62,



died July17, 2014, at the residence. A carpenter bytrade, he was of the Baptist faith andenjoyed fishing and hunting. Father ErnestC. Hogland predeceased him.Surviving are mother Annie Ruth BryantHogland; son Gary Lynn Hogland; grandchild Crystal Hogland; brother Donald (Ann)Hogland; sister Ernestine (Carmon)Chambers; nieces, nephews, great-nieces,great-nephews.Steve Hogeland officiated the 11 a.m.service held July 19 at BlountCounty/Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was […]

BRENNAN DERECK KENT, 19,



Tuscaloosa,died July 13, 2014. A 2013 graduate ofOneonta High School, he was a journalismmajor at Shelton State Community College.He enjoyed music, sports, and his collegecareer. Predeceasing him were great-grandfather Junice Ray Kent, uncle Eric Kent andaunt Kimberly Stewart.Surviving are father Mike Stewart,Oneonta; mother Misty Kent, Tuscaloosa;brothers Trenton Allred, Trussville, JadenKent, Oneonta; sister Sydney Stewart,Oneonta; grandparents Shelby (O.T.) Teal,Oneonta, Donnie Stewart, […]

GERALD CHANCEY LINGO, 71,



died July 17,2014, at the residence. Mr.Lingo was a member of Lee’sChapel United MethodistONEONTA Church and the first fire chiefwith the Pine MountainVolunteer Fire Department.in the He worked as a truck driver,Ages was a dairy farmer at Hallmanthe Dairy for 13 years, workedwith Drummond Companyfor 15 years, and served with5681. the U.S. National Guard.Predeceasing him were parents Fed and Vassie […]

KAREN HAINES LOVE, born July 26, 1968,



met Jesus on July 6, 2014. Beloved daughter,sister, wife, mother, and friend to many,fought a courageous battle with melanomacancer. She was finally healed when Jesustook her home.Karen is survived by husband Tim; son J.T.(Hanna); parents Gary and Penny Haines;siblings Becky (Scott) Evans, Diane (Joe)Cochran, Rich (Melody) Haines, Lynette(Greg) Jones; nieces, nephews, cousins,aunts, and uncles; mother- and-father-in lawHoward and Barbara Love; […]

LUTHER PAUL LUDOLF, 81,



Oneonta, diedJuly 12, 2014. He served in the U.S. MarineCorps during the Korean War, was aBirmingham firefighter and paramedic for24 years and was the first BFD officer tobecome a paramedic in the 1970s. He wasBirmingham’s Fireman of the Year in 1972and awarded the Ward LaFrance FireIndustry Award for heroism in saving a family from certain death in a house fire. […]