Hazal Laverne Marty Chrisman

HAZEL LAVERNE MARTY CHRISMAN, 79, died July 3, 2018. She graduated from J.B. Pennington High School in 1957, then served a tour with the Women’s Army Corp. She enjoyed outdoor activities and Alabama football. She lived with strength, dignity, and courage. Predeceasing her were parents Columbus and Hattie Martin, husband Cecil E. Chrisman, daughter Patricia Stine, brother Buddy Martin, and […]

Margaret Miller Bagwell

MARGARET MILLER BAGWELL, 85, Blountsville, died July 9, 2018, at the residence. She was retired from the Arab school system as a lunchroom worker and was a member of Roswell Creek Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were parents Roy and Frances Miller, daughter Nina Morrow, grandson Billy Morrow, and seven siblings. Surviving are husband of 70 years Kenneth Bagwell; daughters Dianna […]

Steve Bryan Adams

STEVE BRYAN ADAMS, 61, Oneonta, died July 7, 2018, at the Birmingham VA Hospital. He was a graduate of Conneaut High School, Conneaut, Ohio, and served four years with the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed helping friends and all modern technical gadgets. Parents Hoyt and Ruby Nix Adams predeceased him. Surviving are Roger Adams, Madison, Ohio, Jeff and Diana Cavin, Conneaut, […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS WELCOME #2 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have summer revival through Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m. nightly. Jeff Daily is evangelist, Tommy Riggs is pastor. The church is located on Terry Heights Road in Palmerdale. PINE GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival through Friday, July 20, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Evangelist is William McClellan, pastor […]

Vegetable Festival


On Saturday, July 21, the Blount County Farmer’s Market will host the 2018 Vegetable Festival (formerly Special Day at the Market) at the Blount County-Oneonta Agri-Business Center from 8 a.m. until noon. This family-friendly event is free and will allow those attending to explore all the wonderful vegetables and fruits grown and harvested by Blount County’s finest farmers. Munchies, celebrities, […]