Infant Gabriel Soria

INFANT GABRIEL SORIA, 4 months, died June 25, 2021, at Children’s Hospital, Birmingham. Jim Hedderman officiated the 10:30 a.m. service held June 30 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home directed.

Anna Helen Broadhead Woodley

ANNA HELEN BROADHEAD WOODLEY, 93, Bonita Springs, Fla., formerly of Hayden, died June 11, 2021. Born Nov. 6, 1927, to the late Edward Lee and Nettie Helen Hays Broadhead, she was raised by Samuel Love after losing her father as a toddler. She worked as a self-employed beautician in Ypsilanti, Mich. Surviving are husband of 74 years Ruben C. Woodley; […]

Church Briefs

ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Revival continues through Friday, July 2, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 88 County Highway 49 in Blountsville. Larry Camp is helper. Sammy Blakely is pastor. JONES CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Revival continues through Friday, July 2, at 7 p.m. Prayer band is at 6:45 p.m. Kyle Blakely is evangelist. Aubry Glasscock is pastor. […]

Fourth of July concerns


We have lost our “We.” That is the “We” that is found in the Constitution of the United States of America. Today, our country is deeply divided and fragmented. It is Republicans versus Democrats, conservatives versus liberals, religious versus non-religious, and on and on it goes. Media has contributed to these problems. Instead of reporting factually and fairly, certain television […]