UDC coloring contest winners

Oneonta Elementary School fourth graders participated in a state-wide coloring contest sponsored by the Alabama Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Pictured with members of the division are winners (from left): Megan Smallwood (first place), Kaylee Peoples (second place), Madalan Robertson (third place), and Brody Anders (honorable mention). Winners received monetary awards, certificates and Alabama flags. All fourth […]

OHS class of 1956 turns 80

Because most of the members of the Oneonta High School class of 1956 will turn 80 years old this year, the class decided to throw itself a big 80th birthday party, complete with balloons, party hats, and a birthday cake. The meal was catered at the Oneonta Depot on June 14. Seated (left to right) are: Ralph Young, Norman Putman, […]

Britney Payne Daugherty

BRITTNEY PAYNE DAUGHERTY, 22, Trafford, died July 12, 2018. She was a member of Locust Fork Baptist Church and served as a volunteer with Dallas Selfville Volunteer Fire Department. Predeceasing her were mother Tessya Melvin, grandparents John and Phoebe Crawley and Robert Payne, and aunt Tanya Humphrey. Surviving are husband Dylan Daugherty; son Mason Daugherty; parents Lee and Kristie Payne, […]

Bernice Lee Graves

BERNICE LEE GRAVES, 91, Blountsville, died July 21, 2018, at the residence. Gary Freeman officiated the 2 p.m. service held July 23 at Blountsville Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

Curtis Randy Lauderdale

CURTIS RANDY LAUDERDALE, 74, Horton, died July 13, 2018 at Shepherds Cove Hospice. Surviving are wife Judy Lauderdale; sons Clint (Melanie) Lauderdale, Chris (Molly) Lauderdale, Corley (Charlotte) Lauderdale; grandchildren Skyler Lauderdale, Maghen Lauderdale, Amelia Lauderdale, Elise Lauderdale; brother Jerry Lauderdale; sisters Veronica Lauderdale, Betty Lauderdale. Chuck Knight and Willis Kelley officiated the 2 p.m. service held July 15 at Douglas […]

Russel Dean ‘Skip’ Lewis Jr.

RUSSEL DEAN ‘SKIP’ LEWIS JR., 65, Oneonta, died July 14, 2018. Benny Johnson officiated the 2 p.m. service held July 17 at Masseyline Church of God with burial at Masseyline Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.

Naturally Wonderful

Ruby Falls and Rock City

Looking for a fun one-day trip? Well, Ruby Falls or Rock City may be just the adventure you are looking for. Located on Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga, both venues offer many points of interest for visitors. Rock City offers several natural features such as massive rock formations, panoramic views of seven states from 1,700 feet above sea level, a view […]

USACE announces public scoping meetings in the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District will host five public scoping meetings between July 30 and August 3 at locations throughout the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) River Basin. The open-house meetings are intended to introduce the public to a study to evaluate an increased allocation of storage to water supply at Allatoona Lake and potential flood operation changes for […]


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