Jerry L. Woodard Sr.



JERRY. L. WOODARD SR., 77, Oneonta, died Jan. 31, 2017. He was a Church of God pastor for 10 years and a member of New Life Ministries Church. He and his wife made leather and wood crafts for several years. He enjoyed flying model airplanes, drag racing, fishing, and hunting. Parents Ulys and Bessie Ruth Kauffman Woodard and brother Jimmy […]

Two from county set milestones



The Appalachian junior guard went over 1,000 points in his career two weeks ago on a night when he scored 38 points in the Eagles’ 90-88 loss to Jacksonville Christian. The 38 points is a season high for Dean. He averages 22 points per game for the Eagles, who were 11-11 heading into last night’s area tournament opener at Coosa […]

SPORTS Briefs



CLEVELAND YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION will be Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon each day at the Cleveland Town Hall. This is the final day for registration. Registration fees are $85 for the first child, $65 for the second child and $55 for each additional child living in the same household. Fees are due at the time of […]

Redskins close regular season with three straight losses



The Oneonta Redskins had a chance to finish the regular season with a flourish. Instead, they floundered to the finish line ahead of the 4A Area 9 Tournament. Tuesday, Jan. 31at Moody 70, Oneonta 56 The Blue Devils came into the game at just 10-13 but the 5A hosts controlled the Redskins from the start. Moody built a 38-27 halftime lead […]

Why my sweetie is the best!



The following are printed to express the writer’s love for their sweetheart.



Always See To love you is to be grateful,To love you is to be selfless,To love you is to be humble,To love you is to admire.Your love makes me content,Your love makes my happy,Your love makes me fulfilled,Your love makes me loved.I am forever grateful,that you have chosen me,And I pray that in the future,it is me you always see. […]

Great year for Susan Moore rec basketball



The Susan Moore Bulldogs youth basketball teams made a fantastic showing this year, with four out of the six teams either winning the county championship or coming in second place. The fifth grade girls won the county championship, finishing the season with a perfect 11-0 record. The third grade girls won their second straight county championship with a perfect 10-0 […]

Board approves field, overnight trips for 2017

Oneonta School Board

The Oneonta School Board approved multiple student field trips and overnight trips for 2017 at its regular January meeting last week. Trips approved included: • Elementary school fifth-grade trip to Chattanooga to visit the Tennessee Aquarium. • High school band trip to Orlando, Florida. • Middle school seventh-grade trip to Washington, D.C. • Overnight competitions for all spring sports. • […]

DAR Good Citizen Awards



The Warrior Rivers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announced the outstanding high school students who earned Good Citizen Awards for 2017 at a reception held Jan. 26 at The Little Brick Church in Oneonta. The Good Citizen Award and Scholarship Essay Program recognizes a high school senior chosen by school faculty and class peers who exhibits the […]

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