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UA honors A total of 506 students enrolled during the 2020 summer term at The University of Alabama were named to the President’s List with a GPA of 4.0 and the Dean’s List with a GPA of 3.5 or above. Among them were: Darby Hamm of Blountsville (Dean’s List), Shanta Barton of Hayden (Dean’s List), and Re’Anna McCay of Remlap […]

Pirates vanquish Bulldogs

Despite only allowing 130 yards, the Susan Moore Bulldogs came up short in last week’s contest against the Winfield Pirates losing by a score of 7-14. The stingy Bulldog defense was strong up front only giving up 10 yards rushing on 24 attempts. The first quarter and most of the second was a defensive battle with neither team giving up […]

Barton turns 105

“As spunky as they come.” These are the words of TLC Nursing Center activities director Ina Brown when describing resident Ellen Barton, who will turn 105 years old on Sept. 26. Don’t let Barton’s age make you think she simply sits in a chair all day doing nothing. Even though being in a nursing facility limits some activities, doing nothing […]

Cleveland loses Panther fight

The Cleveland Panthers hit the road Friday night for a region match up against the Spring Garden Panthers (3-0). Spring Garden remains undefeated as they topped Cleveland 34-14. Spring Garden got on the board with 40 seconds left in the first quarter. Another score 43 seconds into the second quarter gave them a quick 14-0 lead. Cleveland, however, kept clawing […]

Westbrook stings Hornets

After a two week hiatus brought on by COVID-19, the Locust Fork Hornets traveled to Westbrook Christian for just their second game of the season. The game started out in the Hornets favor as Westbrook fumbled the opening kickoff. Locust Fork recovered the ball. On the next play, Ben Oden found the end zone. David Mondragon hit the point after […]

Lady Lakers thank first responders and volunteers

To recognize and thank first responders and volunteers, the Lady Lakers of Highland Lake provided a delicious lunch Friday, Sept. 11, for those who serve the Straight Mountain community. The Sept. 11 date was chosen to let the first responders know that neither they nor the tragic events of that day in 2001 have been forgotten. When the Lady Lakers […]

Oneonta teen killed in accident

An Oneonta teen was killed Thursday morning, Sept. 17, in a single-vehicle crash just outside of Oneonta. Eli Daniel Curtis, 18, was killed when the 1998 Toyota Corolla he was driving left the roadway on Ala 132 and struck a tree. Curtis, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 12 a.m. accident occurred three […]