Oneonta High School wins the 2015 Radio Bowl

and the Blount County Scholars' Bowl Tournament

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, June 7, 1934

ELECTION NEXT TUESDAY The Run-Off Democratic Primary will be held next Tuesday. At this time a candidate for Governor is to be nominated. There are two candidates asking for the nomination – Col. Bibb Graves and Major Frank Dixon. The two contenders for Secretary of State are Howell Turner and Gilbert Davis. M.C. Sivley and Frank Embry are in the […]

All state teams announced


The Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) released the 2015 All State teams for baseball and softball and Blount County athletes were among those recognized. Softball The Hayden Lady Wildcats reached the championship game in Class 5A and two members of the team were named first team all state by the ASWA. Junior pitcher Sharley Miller finished 22-3 with three saves […]

SPORTS briefs

SUSAN MOORE TOUCHDOWN CLUB is selling chances to win a John Deere Gator. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased from any booster club member. SOUTHEASTERN HIGH SCHOOL will host volleyball and football camps, June 15-17. The cost is $50 for one camp and $90 for two and the camp is open to students in first through sixth grade. […]

Haynes promoted to head coach at Pisgah

The interim label has been removed from Doug Haynes’ title — he is Pisgah’s new head football coach. Pisgah principal Mark Guffey confirmed to The Daily Sentinel that Haynes, the Eagles’ offensive coordinator the past two seasons, has been promoted to the head-coaching position. Haynes takes over following the retirement of former PHS head coach Shawn Peek. It’s the first […]

Southeastern wins county tournament

Candace P. Dailey

CANDACE P. DAILEY, 45, Gallant, died May 30, 2015, at the residence. She enjoyed boating with her family, shopping, watching soap operas, and traveling. Predeceasing her were daughter Haley Goolsby, mother Freida Moore, and grandparents. Surviving are husband Jimmy Dailey; sons Steven (Jennifer) Copeland, Springville, Justin Copeland, Gallant; daughters Lacie Goolsby, Blountsville, Raechel (Dustin) Robins, Raegan Dailey, both of Oneonta; […]

Alvlene B. Dunn

ALVLENE B. DUNN, 75, Snead, died June 5, 2015, at the residence. Predeceasing her were parents Monroe and Aggie Taylor Burgett and brother J.B. Burgett. Surviving are husband Donald Lee Dunn; daughters Debbie (Roger) Tidmore, Arab, Sharon Nance, Snead; son Dennis Dunn, Snead; grandchildren Bradley Dunn, Florida, Jeremy Tidmore, Jason Tidmore, both of Arab, Daniel Bradford, Blake Bradford, both of […]

John Ray Frachiseur

JOHN RAY FRACHISEUR, 43, Douglas, died June 7, 2015, at Marshall Medical Center, Boaz. A member of the Blount County American Cruisers, he was a former firefighter and paramedic. Grandparents Ray Painter and Marvin and Nellie Jo Frachiseur predeceased him. Surviving are son Jordan Kent Frachiseur, Boaz; daughter Marisa Breann Frachiseur, Boaz; fiance Freda Langston, Boaz; parents Marvin Larry and […]

Glenda Gilliland

GLENDA GILLILAND, 76, Altoona, died May 30, 2015, at TLC Nursing Center. She enjoyed volunteer work, Mary Kay cosmetics, and her family. Predeceasing her were parents Oscar and Ocie Burton Copeland, four brothers, and five sisters. Surviving are husband Dentice Gilliland; niece Lisa Copeland Allen, Illinois. John Ragsdale officiated the 2 p.m. graveside service held June 2 at Altoona/Walnut Grove […]