Moore receives more honors


Oneonta High School graduate and Auburn baseball signee, Brody Moore, received top honors by being named amongst top athletes in the state and country. Moore is part of the super all-state team in baseball (a team put together by the Alabama Sports Writer’s Association). He was also named to collegiate baseball’s 2018 high school all-american team. AL.com recently released its […]

Sports Briefs

UPWARD FLAG FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING will be at Cleveland First Baptist Church this fall. Open to boys and girls first through sixth grades, the $90 fee includes uniforms, arm bands/ pom poms, and end of season awards. Register on Saturday, July 14, at the church, or register online at www.registration.upward.org/UPW66209. Phone Rex Branham at 353-1425 or the church office at […]

Town hall meeting discusses opioid epidemic


Approximately 20 people attended a town hall meeting at E Street Church of Christ to discuss the opioid epidemic last Thursday night. A panel comprised of local professionals and an Alethia House therapist held a discussion that centered on the opioid and prescription drug abuse crisis, as well as treatment options. With overdoses in the U.S. having quadrupled since 1999, […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS NEW EMMAUS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services through Friday, June 29, with services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. daily. Evangelist is Steve Beam, pastor is Wes Lowrey. The church is located on County Road 34 just outside of Snead off U.S. 278. NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have […]

Mary Lou McRae Alldredge

MARY LOU MCRAE ALLDREDGE, 89, Arab, died June 21, 2018, at Diversicare in Arab. Originally from Blountsville, she graduated from business school in Birmingham and was an inspector with Automatic Electric. Predeceasing her were husbands Gyle Clennon McRae and Carl H. Alldredge, parents John Ligon and Willard Neal Craft, grandson John Wesley Lemmons, and three siblings. Surviving are sons Gary […]

Thomas Jefferson ‘Tommy’ Frost

THOMAS JEFFERSON ‘TOMMY’ FROST, 65, Holly Springs Community, died June 17, 2018, at the residence. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a retired field mechanic with Thompson Tractor with 44 years of service. He attended Straight Mountain Mennonite Church in his youth and currently attended New Hope Independent Church. He enjoyed motorcycle riding and […]

Curtis Lee Hudson

CURTIS LEE HUDSON, 75, Bright Star Community, died June 19, 2018. Wife Becky Hudson predeceased him. Surviving are daughter Kameron (Trent) Fivecoat; grandchildren Brandon Fivecoat, Addie Fivecoat, Mallory Fivecoat, all of Aledo, Texas. The family received friends at 6 p.m. on June 21 at Lemley Funeral Home Chapel. The family suggests donations to a favorite charity in his memory.

John Wallace Morgan

JOHN WALLACE MORGAN, 80, died June 18, 2018. Wife Gloria F. Warden Morgan predeceased him. Surviving are children Pamela Grace Morrison (Timothy Dale), Sonya Janeen Lipsey (Thomas Coleman Jr.); grandchildren Chad Elliott, Brett Elliott; sisters Joan (Bob) Stephenson, Mary (Kelly) Mann. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on June 20 at Mt. View Baptist Church with burial at Mt. […]

A.J. Stewart

A.J. STEWART, 91, Blountsville, died June 19, 2018, at Diversicare Health Care. He was a member and deacon of Welcome #1 Baptist Church. Predeceasing him were parents James Bryant and Emma Jane Dingler Stewart, wife Daphene Helms Stewart, eight siblings. Surviving are son Tim A. (Sheila) Stewart; daughter Wanda (Clifton) Tribble, all of Blountsville. Paul Kelley and Larry D. Smith […]

Edgar Thomas

EDGAR THOMAS, Mint Hill, NC, passed away at Carrington Place Rehab & Living Center on June 16, 2018. He was born May 1, 1935, in Garden City, the son of the late Richard and Minnie Thomas. He served for five years in the U.S. Army at Fort Jackson, SC and also in the Army Reserve. He met and married the […]


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