Recipe Corner

Peanut Butter Crisscrosses 1 cup shortening1 cup sugar1 cup brown sugar2 beaten eggs1 cup peanut butter3 cups self-rising flour½ tsp pure vanilla extract Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars, and vanilla. Add eggs, beat well. Stir in peanut butter. Stir flour into creamed mixture. Form into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press with back of fork to make crisscross. […]

Recommendations approved

Oneonta City Board of Education

The Oneonta City school board met last week and approved superintendent Daniel Smith’s operating recommendations for the period. It approved: • the continued enrollment of two high school non-resident students for the 2019-2020 school year, with one of the students on probationary status. • overnight trips for various sports for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. • fiscal year […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, March 2, 1967

How to avoid these terrible teen times Teen years can be terrible for some boys and girls. These are years when it takes real effort to make the looking glass give back a contented reflection. Yet the recipe for teenage loveliness and attractiveness is an easy one to follow. It consists of good grooming and generous application of soap and […]

Church Briefs

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival tonight, March 4, through Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer starts at 6:45 p.m. Daryl Holt is helper. Dale Young is pastor. Transportation is available; phone 205-602-9272. FIRST INDEPENDENT CHURCH OF ONEONTA will have a yard sale Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7. The church is located at 27038 State […]

Appalachian continues to dominate

The Appalachian Eagles remain undefeated on the season after a decisive 6-1 victory over Douglas last Thursday. The Eagles opened up the scoring in the first inning on an RBI single off the bat of Dustin Tuttle. Chase Payne earned the victory going four innings, allowing one hit, zero runs, and striking out 10. Joey Williams threw two innings in […]

2020 Blount County Baseball Tournament

Scores and Games

Lady Wildcats start season strong

The reigning 5A State Champion Hayden Lady Wildcats started the 2020 season with two decisive victories last week. Miah Simmons didn’t allow a single run as the Hayden Wildcats defeated Cullman 15-0 on Tuesday, Feb. 25. She allowed just three hits. In the first inning, Kaitlyn Belding got the Lady Wildcats on the board with a home run driving in […]


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