Recipe Corner

Crawfish Cornbread Casserole

12 oz. package frozen crawfish tails,thawed½ tsp Creole seasoning or seasoned salt¼ tsp garlic powder1/8 tsp cayenne pepper1 cup onion, diced½ bell pepper, diced1 (14.75 oz) can cream-style corn2 large eggs, beaten1/3 cup vegetable oil plus additionalfor oiling casserole dish1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded2 cups Martha White Sweet Cornbreadand Muffin Mix Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Oil a 9-x-13 casserole […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, August 24, 1967

Steps are all that’s left at Cleveland Methodist Cleveland’s 38-year-old Methodist church, a town landmark, burned to the ground Tuesday, but Cleveland Methodists will gather Sunday morning just the same. The Rev. Edward Smith announces that Sunday school at 9:45 and morning worship at 11 will be conducted at Ralph Hunt’s sale barn. The fire was first detected about 1:15 […]

Lighthouse Warriors march past New Life Eagles


The Lighthouse Warriors took on the New Life Eagles Friday, Aug. 16, winning by a score of 40-24. The Warriors were only able to put up 194 yards of total offense, but they made up for it with amazing defensive play. Offensively, the Warriors had a hard time finding their rhythm against the New Life defense. Warriors’ quarterback, Preston Graham, […]

Routine business

Oneonta City Council

On a motion by councilman Nathaniel Butler and a second by councilman Danny Robinson, the Oneonta City Council approved the hiring of nine part-time park and recreation concession employees: Jamaika Adkins, Justice Brown, Dakarai Butler, Abigail Logan, Alyssa Marsh, Marie Walden, Brody Williams, Kaleb Wilson, and Matthew Wilson. In other matters, councilwoman Tonya Rogers presented a report from the Oneonta […]

Kelley pleads guilty, resigns


A tenured Susan Moore High School teacher and coach resigned after pleading guilty on Tuesday, Aug. 13, in Marshall County District Court to the charge of aggravated criminal surveillance, a class A misdemeanor. Warren Christopher Kelley, 47, entered the plea after admitting to authorities that on “multiple occasions” he had secretly observed two teenage female victims, ages 16 and 18, […]

Hugh Don Camp

HUGH DON CAMP, of Oneonta, Ala., passed away on Aug. 16, 2019, after a brief hospital stay. A life-long grocery man, Hugh Don began working Saturdays at Piggly Wiggly in Attalla, as a 14-year-old boy. Raised by his grandparents in Big Wills Valley, he rode to work with his Uncle Bud, who worked for Republic Steel, leaving at 5:30 a.m., […]

Bobbie Nell Hathorn Hullett

BOBBIE NELL HATHORN HULLETT, 78, Remlap, died Aug. 13, 2019. Predeceasing her was husband Tommy Hullett. Surviving are sons Scotty Kent, Fayetteville, N.C., Randy Kent, Remlap; sister Joyce (Jimmy) Payne, Altoona; a host of nieces and nephews. Wendell Hathorn officiated the 2 p.m. service held Aug. 16 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Remlap Cemetery with […]

Dorothy ‘Dot’ Beverly Hurst

DOROTHY ‘DOT’ BEVERLY HURST, 90, of Oneonta, passed away Aug. 10, 2019. She was a 1947 graduate of Talladega High School. After attending business college, she was employed by The Talladega Daily Home and the Talladega County Board of Education. Upon moving to Oneonta with her husband in 1957, she began working in the propane gas industry, which continued until […]

Phillip ‘Biggin’ Lloyd Praytor

PHILLIP ‘BIGGIN’ LLOYD PRAYTOR, 73, Blountsville, died Aug. 14, 2019. Jasson Thomas officiated the 2 p.m. celebration of life service held Aug. 17 at the Chapel of Blountsville Funeral Home.

James Carlton Putnam

JAMES CARLTON PUTMAN, 84, Oneonta, died Aug. 10, 2019. Surviving are wife Juanita Capehart Putman, sons Darryl (Betty) Putman, Danny (Tammy) Putman; grandchildren Brittney (Josh) Ingram, Deston (Brooklyn) Putman, Payton Putman; three great-grandchildren; sister Luenette Praytor. Bobby Hullett, Darrin Cardwell, and Jake Smith officiated the 2 p.m. service held Aug. 13 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed […]


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