Lady Wildcats win county in landslide


Hayden continued to prove their number one ranking in class 5A in the county tournament last week. They allowed just three runs in four games and scored 47 total runs. Simply put, the Lady Wildcats are unstoppable and demolish any team in their path. They defeated Susan Moore 12-1 in their first game. The first inning was a slow start […]

Sports Briefs

PAUL HAZELRIG PARK DAY The second annual event will be Saturday, April 13. Games begin at 9 a.m. Vendors and volunteers are needed. Contact Kevin or Mamie at the Rec Center for more information. NINTH ANNUAL TOM BELL MEMORIAL CLASSIC High School Golf Tournament hosted by Oneonta High School will be held April 15 and 16 at Limestone Springs Golf […]

Scores and games

Baseball 4/1-4/6


Appalachian The Eagles went 1-3 last week with a big 10-0 win over Winterboro while dropping games to Heritage Christian (3-6, 3-13) and Victory Christian (1-14). Chase Payne was brilliant on the mound in the victory against Winterboro throwing a no-hitter and striking out five. The Eagles knocked in seven runs in the fifth inning led by Landon Snow, Max Glaze, […]

Mustangs take the trophy


Southeastern’s junior high baseball team defeated three teams to win the Blount County Tournament last week. They first won against Appalachian 10-4 and then defeated Cleveland 2-1. These two wins took them to the championship in a matchup against the Locust Fork Hornets. It was a close game, but the Mustangs were victorious and won 5-2. Trent Carpenter led Southeastern […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH will have an indoor yard sale tomorrow and Friday, April 11 and 12, from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., and Saturday, April 13, from 7 a.m. until noon. The church is located on US 278 in Snead. Phone 466-7424 for information. THE CHURCH AT REMLAP will have a food giveaway on Friday, April 12, from 10 […]

Betty J. Boswell

BETTY J. BOSWELL, 73, Oneonta, died April 2, 2019, at a Birmingham hospital. She was a member of New Life Ministries Church. Predeceasing her were husband Ralph Boswell, parents Claude and Pearl Brand Bearden and brothers Billy Ray Bearden and J.B. Bearden. Surviving are son Brandon (Andrea) Boswell; daughter Shannon (Courtney) Hollis; grandchildren Blake Wyatt, Courtney Johnson, Lily Boswell, Carter […]

Vivian Odell Box

VIVIAN ODELL BOX, 87, Oneonta, was born Oct. 10, 1931, to the late John Minor and Mary Frances Vandiver Washburn, and passed away March 30, 2019. Vivian loved softball, her puppy Corky, and was an Alabama and Atlanta Braves fan. She enjoyed going to the mountains, shopping, and entertaining people by playing her harmonica. Also preceding her in death were […]

Mary Ann Hayward

MARY ANN HAYWARD was born Nov. 19, 1948, and died April 2, 2019. Mary Ann is survived by her husband of 50 years John Hayward, son Terry Hayward (Kim Hayward), granddaughter Samantha Hayward, brothers Michael, Mark, Steve, Greg, and Chris Rosenberger, sisters Donna, Becky, Kathy, and Cheryl, who all reside in Indiana, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded […]

Alton F. Hunt

ALTON F. HUNT, 80, Boaz, died April 5, 2019, at Marshall Medical Center South. Predeceasing him were wife Bonnie Hunt, parents Olice and Flora Hunt, granddaughter Jana Lee VanZandt, stepdaughter Dedreia Maze, and step-grandson Delanie Perkins. Surviving are wife Shirley McRae Hunt; son Jeff (Jackie) Hunt, Arab; daughters Pam (Chris) Green, Lisa VanZandt, both of Blountsville; stepson Tim (Melissa) McRae, […]


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