Pinson, died July 6, 2014. Retired from the U.S. Navy with 24 years of service, he was a Mason and a member of the Eastern Star. Surviving are wife of 54 years Barbara Myers; daughters Debbie (Don) Alexander, Pamela Myers, grandchildren Daniel Alexander, Andrea (Stephen) Brown, Shawna VanDeman; brother Bill (Annette) Myers. Services were held July 9 with burial in […]


died July 16, 2014, at the residence. Aretired seamstress and interior designer, sheenjoyed painting, golfing, gardening, andcooking. Predeceasing her were parentsEzra and Joyce Self Loggins and husbandRobert Reed Winters.Surviving are daughter Joy (Jim) Howell,Gulf Shores, sons Larry ( Wanda) Updike,Trafford, Joe (Brenda) Sharit, Remlap, Mike(Lynn) Updike, Selfville; grandchildren DavidSharit, Larry Jerome Updike, Tommy Sharit,Mike Updike, Patrice Hendricks, MichelleVoltz, Kris Updike, […]

From Oneonta to Oneonta

When they saw an exit to Oneonta on I-59, James Longo, 18, and Gillam Keown, 17, had to make a detour. The two recently-graduated teenagers had been on the road for three days, and they had made plenty of detours throughout their journey, so what was one more going to hurt? Especially since there had always been a legend that […]

Class Reunion


S.J. KING REUNION will be Sunday, July 27, on BerryMountain at the community park. Phone 274-8757 formore information. SUSAN MOORE CLASS OF 1957 will have a reunionSaturday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church inSnead. Bring a dish and memories and reconnect withfriends. Phone JoAnn Daugherty at 466-3418 with questions. LEWISBURG SCHOOL REUNION Relatives of anyone whoattended Lewisburg […]

No movement on alcohol applications

The Blountsville Town Council did not make any headway on alcohol license applications during Monday night’s meeting. The ordinance has not been reviewed by the town attorney and it will not be approved by the council until it receives approval. The council discuss further changes to the ordinance at a work session after the meeting. The ordinance is expected to […]

Oneonta Fire and Rescue Service giving away free smoke detectors

Zach Page, with Oneonta Fire and Rescue Service, installs a smoke detector identical to the ones available free of charge for the community.‘This year is on course to be one of the deadliest years in civilian fire deaths,’ said Oneonta Fire and Rescue Chief Arthur Willis. ‘The Alabama Fire College recently began the initiative “Turn Your Attention to Fire Prevention” […]

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