Jewell Dean Sivley

JEWELL DEAN SIVLEY, 89, Blountsville, died April 10, 2015, at TLC Nursing Center. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a retired seamstress with Blue Bell Co. Predeceasing her were parents Steve and Rena Lewis Alldredge, husband Ossie Sivley, son Bob Sivley, and 13 siblings. Surviving are son Ben (Kathy) Sivley, Sylvan Springs; daughter Bonnie (W.G.) Boatwright, Oneonta; […]

Lillian Herstene Tidmore

LILLIAN HERSTENE TIDMORE, 92, Oneonta, died April 9, 2015, at TLC Nursing Center. A member of Lebanon United Methodist Church, she enjoyed flowers, working in her yard, and nature. She served as Worthy Matron of The Order of the Eastern Star, was very vocal about local and state politics and was instrumental in establishing the Bailey School Historical Marker in […]

Golden Anniversary

Joe Ray and Cherri Dailey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family at Lebanon United Methodist Church on March 28, 2015. Mr. Dailey is the son of Elmer and Hilda Dailey and is a retired Eastern Airlines pilot. Mrs. Dailey owns and operates Cherrie Blossoms Nursery. The couple have two children, John Dailey and Sharon Dailey, and one […]


Chad and Lauren Jones of Prairieville, La., announce the birth of Elizabeth Lynn Jones, who was born March 21, 2015, at Women’s Hospital of Baton Rouge, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz and measuring 21 in. long. Elizabeth has three big brothers, Benjamin, 8, Harrison, 5, and Grayson, 3. She is the granddaughter of Don and Martha Jones of Blountsville and […]

A short history of Wassausey

Blountsville: town with an energetic past

Wassausey. If that’s the answer, what’s the question? It is,“What was the name appearing on the earliest map of Alabama for the settlement that later became Blountsville?” Wassausey was the name of the Indian village, subsequently translated as “Bear Meat” or “Bear Meat Cabin,” named for the Indian translator who lived there. Other quick facts of early history • Early […]


Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, Catch Me If You Can, is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager Frank Abignale, Jr. runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination, and millions of dollars […]

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