Triplett signs with Snead State

Bulldogs finish perfect season – again

Church Briefs

SINGINGS PARK AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH will feature Josh Feemster with friends and family in concert on Sunday, March 29, at 2 p.m. No admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. Phone 994-0988 with questions. MOUNTAIN GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing on Saturday, April 11, at 6 p.m. featuring The Singing Commodores Quartet, celebrating 35 years as […]

Janice Owen Dumas

JANICE OWEN DUMAS, 63, Locust Fork, died March 21, 2015, at the residence. She enjoyed going out to eat on Fridays and sitting on the porch, and was devoted to Valley Grove Baptist Church. Parents Clyde and Lillian Coin Owen predeceased her, as did husband Bobby Dumas, daughter Michelle Williams, sister Juanita Clements, and brothers Jesse Ray Owen and Gene […]

Edna Copeland Henry

EDNA COPELAND HENRY, 79, Highland Lake, died March 22, 2015, at the residence. She attended World Outreach Center, enjoyed crocheting, reading her Bible, and talking on the telephone. Predeceasing her were husband Claude Harlon Henry and parents George and Gertrude Johnson Spruiell. Surviving are daughter Sonya (Bill) Walker, Highland Lake; son Jimmy (Ginger) Copeland, Straight Mountain; grandchildren Jana Taylor, Jill […]

Robert Allen Latta

ROBERT ALLEN LATTA, 77, Brooksville, died March 16, 2015, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. Mr. Latta served with the U.S. Air Force. Parents Julius and Allene Watts Latta and sister Geraldine Latta predeceased him. Surviving are wife Frances Sue Latta; son Ricky (Lori) Latta, Horton; daughter Tammy (Lamarr “Bucky”) Freeman, Brooksville; grandchildren Stephanie and Paul Bullock, North Carolina, Misha […]

Royston Crane ‘R.C.’ Nunn

ROYSTON CRANE ‘R.C.’ NUNN, 104, Sugar Creek, died March 18, 2015, at the residence. Parents William Marshall and Grace Cheatham Dutton Nunn predeceased him, as did wife Ethel Nunn and daughter Fay Hazelrig. Surviving are children William Royston “W.R.” (Imogene) Nunn, Barbara (Larry) Johnson, Betty Brand, Nella (Rodney) Jones; 18 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; four great-great-great-grandchildren. Alton Bailey and Charles Christie officiated […]

Walton Pannell

WALTON PANNELL, 88, Columbus, Miss., died March 19, 2015, at the residence. Mr. Pannell was born in Oneonta and was the owner of Columbus Tomato Company for 50 years. Predeceasing him were parents Rufus and Etta Parish Pannell and son Larry E. Pannell. Surviving are wife of 71 years Eloise Hill Pannell; sons Jimmy (Nina) Pannell, Lymon Pannell; daughters Carolyn […]

Fred Scott Whitton

FRED SCOTT WHITTON, 53, Snead, died March 18, 2015, at the residence. Born in Ohio, he enjoyed his career as a truck driver. Parents Fred and Patricia Crute Whitton and sisters Linda Whitton and Candy Whitton predeceased him. Surviving are wife Annette Uptain Whitton; daughter Nichole (Brian Alldredge) Adams, Snead; grandsons Austin Adams, Ethan Adams; sons Scott Lunch, Ohio, Joe […]


then and now

True to it’s motto “A small city with big ideas,” when Oneonta’s main chance came to rise in the world in 1888-89, it made its move with vigor. In 1888, it was still a sleepy village with a post office, a telegraph office, three stores, about a dozen residences, and the Farmer’s Alliance Building, housing a post-Civil War organization dedicated […]