Blount County High School Class of 1947



Marsh – Latta



John and Sheila Marsh of Locust Fork announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter, Patience Marsh, to Jimmy Latta, son of Ed and Pat Latta of Berry Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Paulette Marsh of Locust Fork and David and Evelyn Berry of Allgood. She graduated cum laude from Auburn University, where she earned […]

Hall of famer



Ken Tolbert of Murphree’s Valley was inducted into the National Bird Hunters Association Hall of Fame for 2014. The award was a result of many years of work as a trainer, handler, trial chairman, and his commitment and dedication to the organization and the sport. A professional trainer and handler since 1990, he has traveled extensively across the country with […]

Second special legislative session coming



Ed. – The following is a synopsis of information reported by Al. com, primarily since Monday, Aug. 10. It gives the approximate status of state budget developments as of Tuesday, Aug. 11. • The Alabama House of Representatives on Monday voted 92-2 against a budget, passed earlier in the day by the Senate, virtually guaranteeing that Gov. Robert Bentley will […]

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County schools win Impact Awards for 2015 performance



Student enrollment drops in Blount County Schools



Current enrollment in Blount County Schools dropped 206 from last year, according to Blount County Superintendent Rodney Green. As of Monday, Blount County Schools enrollment was 7836. On August 11, 2014, the enrollment stood at 8042. “We have experienced a decline in enrollment since 2008,” Green said.“This mirrors the recession in our economy. During these same years, the housing market […]

2015-08-12 E-Edition


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