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TOWN OF SUSAN MOORE will host an informative review of Agenda 21, which has been accepted by 175 countries, from 12 noon until 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, in the Susan Moore Community Center. The presentation will be given by Don Casey. Refreshments will be served. AN EVENING UNDER THE AWNING AUCTION will be Friday, Aug. 1, 6 p.m. until […]

2014 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE PREVIEW – LOCUST FORK

Can the Hornets break through?

Chris Musso returned to Locust Fork last year and the first-year head coach almost got the Hornets into the playoffs. A 31-24 shootout loss to St. Clair County in Week 9 ultimately proved to be the difference as the Hornets finished 6-4. The 6-4 season didn’t end in the most satisfying way but Hornet fans have to be pleased with […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY FOOTBALL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION is looking for officials for the upcoming season. Anyone interested in officiating youth or high school football is asked to attend meetings which are held each Sunday at 5 p.m. at Cleveland High School. For more information, phone 237-4065.

Redskins finish second at World Series



The Oneonta Redskin 9-and-under All Star team battled their way to a second-place finish at last week’s World Series in Southaven, Miss. The team rolled up wins over Boynton (14-5) and Caledonia (9-8) to advance to the semifinals against Levy Park (Fla.). Levy Park handed Oneonta its first loss (10-3) but the Redskins didn’t go down without a fight. Forced […]

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EVENTS BLOUNT COUNTY NIGHT OF WORSHIP will be tonight, July 30, at the Locust Fork High School football stadium. Gates open at 7 p.m. Featured are speakers Mason Woodall, Josh Swindoll, and music by local musicians and Cross Haven Worship Band. The event is free and open to all ages. NORTH BROAD STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST will have the 17th […]

DOLORES LILA CLEMENTS, 91,



Oneonta, died July 26, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. Predeceasing her were parents Zelmer and Vina Clements and sister Christine Clements. Surviving are sister Lorene LeGrand, Oneonta; brothers Charles E. Clements, Glenn Clements, Eldred Clements, all of Oneonta; nieces Jan LeGrand (Marshall) Canant, Birmingham, Sue LeGrand, Richmond, Va.; greatnephew Drew Posey, Birmingham. Glenn Bynum officiated the 2 p.m. graveside […]

DENNIS G. COPELAND, 66,



Guntersville, died July 20, 2014. Formerly of Blountsville, he was a member of the J.B. Pennington class of 1966. He was a retired aircraft/ navigation technician with the U.S. Marine Corps, and a Vietnam veteran. Predeceasing him were father Brice Copeland and mother Wanda Woodson Copeland. Surviving are son Christopher Copeland, Atlanta; brothers Randall (Susan) Copeland, Atlanta; Russell Copeland, Arab; […]

BILLY RUSH, 87,



Oneonta, died July 18, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter. Well-loved by the residents and staff, he enjoyed going to church and singing at the nursing home. The Holly Springs Community was dear to his heart, and as a younger man he helped his father on the farm. Parents Leon and Ruth Roberts Rush and Ada Mae Gossett Rush predeceased him, as […]

TORREL PAT WALLACE SR., 80,



formerly of Blountsville, died July 23, 2014, at the Birmingham residence. A retired restaurant manager, he had served with the U.S. Navy. Parents Eugene and Myrtle Elrod Wallace predeceased him. Surviving are wife RoseAnn Wallace; son Torrel (Denise) Wallace, Hueytown; grandchildren Amanda Sklivis, Heather Wallace, both of Birmimngham; greatgrandson Bradyn Mitchell; sister Nell Garner, California. Bruce Dial officiated the 3 […]

CITIZENS ACADEMY

applications due Friday

Applications for the Oneonta Police Department’s Citizens Academy class are dueFriday at 4 p.m.Those interested can pick up their applications at the department at302 2nd Street North or visit www.oneontapolice.org.Applications can be returned ormailed to the same address.Classes will begin at 6:30 p.m.on Tuesday,Aug.19,andwill be every Tuesday night for 12 weeks.Graduation information will be discussed inclass.


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