Marshall Bennie Petit



MARSHALL BENNIE PETTIT, 77, Hanceville, died Jan. 21, 2016, at the residence. Surviving are children Wanda Walker, Dwight Pettit, Debbie Gable, Dean Smith; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at 9 a.m. on Jan. 22 at Austin Creek Cemetery. Hanceville Funeral Home directed.

Janet F. Santarlas



JANET F. SANTARLAS, 66, Blountsville, died Jan. 19, 2016. Parents Bill and Lillian Johnson Farris, husband Charles G. Santarlas, and sister Pat Hilderbrand predeceased her. Surviving are daughters Cynthia McKellar, Athens, Leila (Bobby) Molloy, Odenville, Cathy (Richard) Sterling, Blountsville; stepchildren Rose M. Santarlas, Irondale, Mike Santarlas, North Carolina; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother Jim (Linda) Farris, Montevallo. Mike Smith officiated […]

Annie B. ‘Polly’ Smith



ANNIE B.‘POLLY’ SMITH, 87, Walnut Grove, died Jan. 15, 2016, at the residence. Husband Roy D. Smith predeceased her, as did sons Raymond Smith and Glenn Smith, father William Henry Belton Rogan, mother Thelma Lois Harper, and brothers Paul, Buck, and Pete. Surviving are son Wayne (Patsy) Smith, Walnut Grove; daughter Diane Gillilan, Walnut Grove; daughter-in-law Donnie C. Smith; seven […]

Steve Allen ‘Stevie’ Steele



STEVE ALLEN ‘STEVIE’ STEELE, 44, Susan Moore, died Jan 15, 2016. Predeceasing him were father Sherrill Sherman Steele, sister Lena Ann Steele, and grandparents Sherman Steele, Roxie Steele, TJ Underwood, James Ramsey, and Addie Ramsey. Surviving are mother Mary Ann Steele, Oneonta; brother Robert (Diane) Steele Sr., Oneonta; nieces and nephews Kandal Cason, Robert Steele Jr., Hannah Dickerson, Emily Thompson, […]

Marvin Wilson Jr.



MARVIN WILSON JR., 87, Oneonta, died Jan. 10, 2016, at the residence. Parents Marvin Wilson Sr. and Omelia Mims Wilson predeceased him. Surviving is sister Barbara Hogge, Birmingham.

Emotions run high in ‘The Heiress’



The Covered Bridge Players have done it again. Their latest play,“The Heiress,” graces the Oneonta playhouse and brings an array of emotions including delight, anxiety, sadness, and anger. Selena Williams shines as Catherine Sloper, a young woman with a father, played by Ronald Dauphinee, who is less than encouraging and a suitor, played by Zach Buse, who no one is […]

‘Bangor: Days Gone By’ details community’s history



When thinking of Bangor, the cave might be the first topic of conversation, but after months of research, author Ryan Cole says much more history lies beneath the surface. “In terms of Blount County historical significance, the town of Bangor ranks third behind Oneonta and Blountsville,” Cole said. “The community housed the courthouse at one time; the first newspaper in […]

H&R Block presents $1,000 check



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