2021-04-28 E-Edition

Blast from the past

When S&S Automotive in Locust Fork held their annual cruise-in classic car show in March, there were around 75 unique and antique automobiles on display. Those gathered also enjoyed Dutton’s Seafood crawfish boil while they strolled through the rows of cars. One of the cars at the event was a very special restoration, especially for Locust Fork’s Massey family. The […]

WSCC Technical Center open house

On Tuesday, May 4, stop by the Wallace State Community College Oneonta Technical Center for their open house. Everyone is invited to come visit between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. You will have an opportunity to tour the Technical Center for interactive tours of the welding, machine tool technology, and mechatronics programs. Faculty and staff will be available to discuss […]

‘Always areas to grow and to improve’

Oneonta City Board of Education

The Oneonta City Board of Education held a work session prior to its regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon. Jennifer Gray with the Alabama Association of School Boards was on hand to share the results of superintendent Daniel Smith’s evaluation and review. All five members of the board as well as the system’s three principals completed the evaluation. While there were […]


HIGHWAY 132 YARD SALE will be tomorrow, April 29, through Saturday, May 1.For information phone 205-589-2311. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Come start native plant seedlings Fridays, April 30, May 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m., at the FLFR Restoration Nursery on Taylor Ford Road. Email Jennah at jennah@flfral.com to participate. Saturday, May 1, […]

Haskel Hubert Adamson

HASKEL HUBERT ADAMSON, 79, Oneonta, died April 10, 2021, at St. Vincent’s East, Birmingham. He loved his family and his bulldog Dozier and enjoyed reading, preaching, telling jokes, and visiting and helping people. Predeceasing him were parents J.R. and Verdie Adamson. Surviving are wife Betty Jane Adamson; children Michael Adamson, Tammie (Darryl) Gulley; stepchildren Chris Gulley, Yvonne Sandlin, Evette Richards; […]

Douglas Edward Bailey

DOUGLAS EDWARD BAILEY, 78, Cleveland, died April 17, 2021, at the residence. Predeceasing him were wife Myrna Lou Bailey, mother Berbie Lee Colley Bailey; and brothers Bob Bailey and Wayne Bailey. Surviving are daughter Vickie (Louis) Lowe; grandson Brandon Lowe; great-grandson Alex Brame; sister Sis Alexander. Funeral service was held April 21, at 10 a.m., at Lemley Funeral Chapel. Burial […]

Russell ‘Fred’ Boren Jr.

RUSSELL ‘FRED’ BOREN JR., age 64, of Oneonta, passed away April 16, 2021. He was born Nov. 8, 1956, to Russell Fred Boren Sr. and the late Hazel Puckett. Russell Fred Boren Jr. graduated from The University of Alabama in 1978. During his time at the university, he was on the golf team. He was the financial vice president of […]

Melvin Delane ‘Popcorn’ Brown

MELVIN DELANE ‘POPCORN’ BROWN, 57, died April 17, 2021, at the residence. He was an alumni of J.B. Pennington and served on the board. He was an avid Alabama fan and enjoyed riding in his pontoon boat, traveling, music, baseball, and the great outdoors. Predeceasing him was father Charles Brown. Surviving are mother Pearly Mae Brown; wife Karen Brown; children […]

Violet Cobb Cornelius

VIOLET COBB CORNELIUS, age 90, of Oneonta, passed from this walk of life on Thursday, April 22, 2021. She was a lifelong member of the Christian Mission Alliance Church and served as pastor’s wife for 32 years. She enjoyed working with her flowers and had the greenest thumb anyone has ever had. Violet is preceded in death by her husband […]