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The Southern Democrat, January 9, 1946

Strand Theatre Program Sunday shows: 1:30 3:30Week days: 3:00 6:30Thursday-Friday, January 10-11“Those Endearing Young Charms”featuring Robert Young and Laraine DaySaturday, January 12“Bells of Rosarita”featuring Roy RogersSunday-Monday, January 13-14“Our Vines Have Tender Grapes”featuring Margaret O’Brien andEdward G. RobinsonTuesday-Wednesday, January 15-16“Mildred Pierce”featuring Joan Crawford and Jack Carson FSA now making farm ownership training loans Marion A. Talley, county supervisor of the Farm […]

All-county second team, honorable mention

High School Football

This week we recognize the Blount County all-county second team and honorable mention selections. Second Team All-County — Offense QB – Brody Pinyan – Oneonta – JRRB – Jonathan Garcia – Appalachian – SRRB – Evan Orr – HaydenRB – Cole Goolsby – HaydenWR – Brody McCay – Locust ForkWR – Stephen Dean – ClevelandWR – Sam Aycock – ClevelandWR […]

Lady Bulldogs finish first in tournaments

Susan Moore junior varsity and varsity girls participated in Christmas tournaments and both took home trophies. The junior varsity girls (below left) won the Mortimer Jordan Christmas Tournament. They first crushed Briarwood Christian in a 51-10 victory. Cali Smallwood led the Bulldogs with 19 points. Lacey Floyd had nine points and Marisa Bryan had eight points. Susan Moore continued to […]

Sports Brief

BLOUNT COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME Nomination forms will be accepted through Tuesday, Jan. 15. New inductees will be recognized during the Hall of Fame banquet on Thursday, March 7, at Anchors Church. Follow the Blount County Sports Hall of Fame on Facebook at for the latest information.

Scores and games

Sports Brief

CLEVELAND SOFTBALL SIGNUPS Teams are available for girls ages 4 to 12. Registration will be Saturday, Jan. 12, and Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. until noon, at Cleveland Town Hall. Fee is $85 per player and family discounts are available. Bring payment, medical insurance and emergency contact information, and player’s birth certificate and t-shirt size. For more information phone […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have a pastor’s and deacon’s study beginning tomorrow, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m., and continuing each Thursday night in January. Matthew Fallin will teach on evangelism. The church is located in the McLarty Community. Robbie Burtram is pastor. SERVICES/SUPPORT GROUPS ALTOONA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. and worship […]

90th Birthday

Bonnie Ridgeway, who taught school in Blount County for 41 years, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., at Bethel Baptist Church fellowship hall in Snead. Students, faculty, family, and friends are invited to join the celebration.


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