Panthers lose two at Brindlee Mountain

Cleveland split the first two games of the Brindlee Mountain Christmas Tournament. In the first game Friday, the Panthers got out to a big lead (14-2) over 4A Sardis but then had to hold on down the stretch for a 58-57 victory over the Lions. On the second day of the tournament, Cleveland (10-5) faced 4A North Jackson. The Chiefs […]


CLEVELAND YOUTH FOOTBALL will hold a fundraiser turkey shoot each Saturday. Look for the signs near the river bridge on county road 33. Hams, turkeys, and other prizes are available and cost is $3 per shot. There will be categories for shotgun, .22, and youth. For more information, phone Buddy Ware at 625-5438 or 353-4122. ONEONTA YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION will […]


EVENTS PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a Watch Night service tonight beginning at 8 p.m. Guest singers will be Point of Honor. Refresments will be served. The group plans to pray the old year out and the new one in. The church is located on U.S. 278 approximately two miles east of Holly Pond. Phone 256-796- 5986 or […]


SONNY BOY BRUMBALOW, 65, Douglas, died Dec. 26, 2014, at the residence. Parents George Asbury and Lillie Mae Bowlin Brumbalow predeceased him, as did daughter Wendy Annette Bellew, and siblings James Albert Brumbalow, Alton Brumbalow, Louis Brumbalow, Elsie Greggs, Dorothy Fountain, and Billy Jo Rhodes. Surviving are son Sonny Lynn Brumbalow, Florence; one grandson; siblings Wilmar and Helen Brumbalow, Shirley […]


CARY WAYNE BULLARD, 48, Blountsville, died Dec. 12, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was an avid Alabama football fan, enjoyed drawing and art, music, woodworking, guns, and collecting Legos. Predeceasing him was sister Patrice Harris. Surviving are mother Rachel (Bob) Boyles, Rock Springs; father Wayne (Gail) Bullard, Dallas/Selfville; son Cory ( Tara) Bullard, Pell City; daughter Brandy Bullard, […]


ELIZABETH ‘BETH’ BURKS, 53, Sugarland Lake, died Dec. 19, 2014, at the residence. Father Roy Burks, stepfather Jerry Lee Moye, and infant brother Roy Burks predeceased her. Surviving are daughter Nickie Islas; grandchildren Hailey Islas, Ruben Islas, all of Altoona; mother Barbara Moye, Oneonta; brothers Curtis Ray (Donna) Burks, Blountsville, Jerry Delane Moye, Oneonta; sister Shirley Webb, Riverside. A memorial […]


VELMA MONTEEN HERRON, 69, Douglas, died Dec. 24, 2014, in Jackson County. Predeceasing her were husband Ronnie Herron Sr., daughter Kim Wilemon, parents L.D. and Lois Pankey Hill, and siblings Jerry Hill and Jimmy Hill. Surviving are daughter Sherell Herron, Oneonta; sons Ronnie Herron Jr., Dutton, Mark (Sonya) Munsey, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings Tony and Carolyn Hill, Cleveland, […]


LILA JUNE HOLLINGSWORTH, 80, Altoona, died Dec. 18, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter. Predeceasing her were husband Billy D. Hollingsworth and parents Clam Clay and Bertie Lee Owen Hale. Surviving are son Billy (Kim) Hollingsworth, Altoona; brother J.D. (Patricia) Owen, Altoona; sister Jeanette (Jerry) Foster, Gadsden; special cousins Willene Burnett, Jo Ann Chandler, both of Altoona. J.C. Rutherford officiated a 1:30 […]


KIZZIE MARIE HOLMES, 95, Oneonta, died Dec. 25, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter. Formerly of Snead, Mrs. Holmes was predeceased by husband Gradon Holmes, sons Ralph Holmes and Neal Holmes, and parents Doc and Beulah Pearman Holmes. Surviving are daughters Mickie (Don) Putnam, Georgia, Debbie (Jack) Williamson, Ohio, Rhonda Holmes, Georgia; son Phillip Holmes, Snead; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; brother […]


DUWAYNE KELLEY, 81, Arab, died Dec. 20, 2014, at the residence. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Dec. 23 at Roswell Creek Missionary Baptist Church, with burial at the adjoining cemetery. Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directed.