Lady Bulldogs advance to Sweet 16

The Susan Moore Lady Bulldogs hit the court Wednesday afternoon in their Sub Region game against the Lady Bulldogs of Carbon Hill. After a two-day delay due to inclement weather, Susan Moore was ready and came out strong winning by a margin of 45 points, 66-21. The win earns them a spot in the Sweet 16 where they will face […]

Hayden Wildcats fall in season opener

The Hayden Wildcats watched their first game of the season slip away early Saturday losing 11-1 to Hueytown.  The Wildcats struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Hueytown, giving up 11 runs. The Wildcats showed some early promise when Kyler Leamon was hit in the helmet by a pitch putting him on first […]

2021-02-17 E-Edition

Mr. and Mrs. Daisy: Locust Fork’s lasting legacy

“All of life is a coming home…” Hunter Patch Adams There are places and people in life that become ingrained upon your memory. The mere thought of them and you are immediately flooded with the familiar smells and sounds, even touches of them. They become synonymous with comfort, synonymous with home. In a quaint building behind the only strip mall […]

February is heart month

Each February there is a concentrated effort by the medical community to educate on the importance of heart health. Despite a crazy last few months, this February is no different. Heart information has been disseminated through all avenues of media with hopes that people will actively focus on any heart care needs. The Blount Countian reached out to Dr. John […]

Diverse and beautiful

Local author Faith Lynn found her voice through prose. In 2020, Lynn’s first book was published with the release of “Tainted Nights,” a collection of poetry. But her writing started long before then. “I dedicate this book to everyone who believed in me,” she wrote. “I also dedicate this book to my sixth grade English teacher, Mrs. [Jan] McCay Walsh, […]


FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER River clean up days have been rescheduled to Saturday, Feb. 20: Swann Covered Bridge, Sam Howell, 9 a.m.; Horton Mill Covered Bridge, Betty Osborne, 10 a.m.; Mardis Mill Falls, Alden Brindle, 9 a.m. Taylor Ford Road (Ana Self) and Crooked Shoals (Sam Howell) are being cleaned on different days. Visit for registration and […]


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