Recipe Corner

I had to do this one since it is pumpkin spice season! If you’re not a pumpkin spice fan, using cinnamon in its place is fine. These would be great for a Thanksgiving breakfast next week! -Jenna Wood Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls 1 (13.8 oz.) can refrigerated pizzadough3 Tbsp. butter, room temperature1/3 cup packed brown sugar2 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, November 14, 1957

Hardships are not all stumbling blocksby Dr. Lelias E. Kirby Why do we parents persist in standing as a buffer between our children and the inevitable problems of life? It is human, I suppose, for us to plan for our children a smoother path than we have trod. Try to picture what you would be today had you been granted […]

Southeastern handles Sulligent


Southeastern continued its playoff run with a 37-18 win over Sulligent Friday night. The home team outgained its guest 282 yards to 198 in a balanced attack. The Mustangs passed for 154 yards and ran for another 128. Defensively, the Mustangs held Sulligent to 53 yards passing and forced three turnovers. Sulligent got the first points of the game on […]

Tigers end season in Round 2


Friday night marked the end of the road for the J.B. Pennington Tigers. After a hard-fought first round win, the Tigers hosted Fyffe, the reigning 3A state champions, in Round 2. Fyffe racked up 397 yards, all on the ground, in their 43-14 win. The Red Devils didn’t waste any time, scoring just 33 seconds into the game. While they […]

Panthers pound Patriots to advance to quarterfinals


Cleveland came away with a huge Round 2 win over the Midfield Patriots Friday night to move on to the next round. Despite being outgained 573 yards to 459 yards, the Panthers came out on top 61-46. The Patriots wasted no time getting on the scoreboard, running the opening kickoff back 91 yards for the TD to take a 6-0 […]

County Leaders

Mildred Gladden Champion

MILDRED GLADDEN CHAMPION, 85, Oneonta, died Nov. 5, 2021, at St. Vincent’s East. Shane Bryson officiated the 1 p.m. graveside service held Nov. 10 at Antioch Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home directed.

Barbar Gargus Collum

BARBARA GARGUS COLLUM, 85, Oneonta, died Nov. 12, 2021, at St. Vincent’s East. A 1955 graduate of Oneonta High School, she graduated from Wallace State nursing program with her daughter in 1985 and was employed at UAB until retirement. She was a lifelong member of Oneonta First Baptist Church and enjoyed reading, music, word puzzles, gardening, and the Auburn Tigers. […]

Gerald Dwight Hartley

GERALD DWIGHT HARTLEY, 57, Altoona, died Nov. 6, 2021, at Grandview Medical Center. He was dedicated in law enforcement and worked with Buckner Trailers. Predeceasing him were mother Catherine Roush Hartley, father Gerald Hartley, and sister Carolyn Mooney. Surviving are wife of 35 years Kathy Bromley Hartley; children Kimberly “Piglet” Hartley, Justin “Tman” (Breanna) Hartley; grandsons Davien Hartley, Averyn Hartley; […]

Donald Shirley Lambert

DONALD SHIRLEY LAMBERT, Oneonta, died Nov. 12, 2021, at the residence. He was a member of Zamora Shrine and Oneonta Masonic Lodge 324. He retired after 42 years of service as a district engineer with the Alabama Department of Transportation. Predeceasing him were parents Shirley and Wilma Nash Lambert and siblings Bobby Lambert and Shirlene Todd. Surviving are wife Janette […]