Lady Redskins score early in win over Lady Hornets

High School Softball

The Lady Redskins and Lady Hornets met for the second time in less than a week on Thursday, Feb. 25. Scoring four runs in the first inning, the Lady Redskins added two more in the third and one in the sixth for a 7-1 victory. Kylie Wilson’s single scored the first run; Emma Jo Devaney’s single sent Wilson home; and […]

Recipe Corner

I am a huge guacamole fan. This version lets me enjoy it without needing tortilla chips to eat it with! It’s also great to put one of these bombs on a burger. -Jenna Wood Bacon Guac Bombs 1 pack of bacon, cooked and crumbled2 avocados, pitted, peeled, andmashed6 oz. cream cheese, softenedJuice of 1 lime½ tsp. garlic powder¼ sweet onion, […]

Improvements continue

City of Oneonta

The Oneonta City Council held a brief public hearing prior to its Feb. 23 council meeting to discuss a request from Robert Sparkman to rezone property located at 282 Mountain Drive. The property was zoned M-1 and Sparkman’s request was for it to be zoned R-1. On Feb. 1, the Planning Commission met to address Sparkman’s application and made a […]

Eddie Eugene Martini Jr.

EDDIE EUGENE MARTINI JR., 59, Oneonta, died Feb. 21, 2021, at the residence. He attended the Oneonta Senior Center daily and loved to fish, hunt, and watch Auburn football. Predeceasing him were parents Eddie Sr. and Jackie Smith Martini, sister Gayle Jones, and nephew Shane Jones. Surviving are children Eddie E. Martini III, Lesley Martini; siblings Robbie (Mark) Martini, Debra […]

Lloyed Wayne Stephenson

LLOYD WAYNE STEPHENSON, 87, Pinson, died Feb. 23, 2021, at the residence. He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. After retirement, he became an avid woodworker. He loved fishing and enjoyed traveling with his wife and their bird. Predeceasing him were parents Thomas C. and Telitha Stephenson, wife of 65 years Marie Tracy Stephenson, son Lloyd Wayne […]


Addendum: MARIE THOMAS was predeceased by husband Jerry Thomas and brothers James Bryant and infant Bud Bryant.

Church Briefs

SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE will have a bed build in memory of core team member Bro. Bill Barnett Saturday, March 27, at 8 a.m., at Lester Memorial United Methodist Church. More information is available on Facebook (Sleep In Heavenly Peace – AL, Oneonta). YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP for boys and girls in first through sixth grades will be Tuesdays, April […]

What is Lent?

Lent has been known as an observance of the Catholic church and a few Protestant churches for many years. Today, it is growing in popularity among Baptists and many other groups, though they avoid the use of the traditional terminology of liturgical churches. Lent is a season of 40 days before Easter, not counting Sundays. Lent has been observed by […]


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