Mina Elizabeth Howard Van Tassel

MINA ELIZABETH HOWARD VAN TASSEL, 53, Blountsville, died Dec. 26, 2020, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. There will be a celebration of life service at a later time with Lemley Funeral Home directing.

Jake Thomas Jr.

JAKE THOMAS JR., 70, Oneonta, died Dec. 27, 2020, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. Michael Richardson officiated the 1 p.m. celebration of life service held Jan. 2, 2021, at Antioch Minister’s Church of Oneonta. Lemley Crematory directed.

Church Briefs

ANCHORS CHURCH boys and girls ministries for kindergarteners through 12th graders meet on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Royal Rangers (boys) contact Cody McKinney at cody@anchorschurch.com and Pearls (girls) contact Angela Standridge at 256-613- 6561 for more information. BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH is now having Sunday worship inside at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wear a mask and observe social distancing. […]

Varsity boys plugging along


The varsity boys got a few games in over the last week. Hayden and Southeastern faced off on Dec. 30 with the Wildcats coming away with a 73-61 win. Hayden currently stands at third in 5A Area 12 with a 1-1 record, 4-3 overall. They face the Mustangs again tomorrow, Jan. 7. Tipoff follows the girls game. Southeastern played again […]