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The Southern Democrat, May 29, 1980

Auditorium dedicated Oneonta City School auditorium was dedicated to the memory of Eris H. Horton after the baccalaureate sermon May 25. Attending the dedicatory services with Mrs. Horton were his two daughters, Sara Self and Kathryn Powell. The board of education’s vice president L.D. Bentley referred to Horton as the project supervisor repressing the school administration in the construction of […]

Out and About

Can it be loved too much?

I did my part to make Blount County Beautiful in April just as many individuals and organizations did in celebration of PALS (People Against a Littered State) statewide trash pickup month. I picked up trash at the Crooked Shoal Bridge near Locust Fork and Swann Covered Bridge in Cleveland. Like-minded individuals picked up at other popular gathering spots such as […]

Recipe Corner

Shrimp Boil 2 large bottles Kraft zesty Italian saladdressing3 celery ribs2 lemons, quartered½ pound butter¼ cup black pepper1 Tbsp cayenne pepper Simmer all ingredients for 20-30 minutes before adding shrimp. Mixture is for 10 pounds of shrimp. A dear lady from Mobile cooked this for me one time and it was the best shrimp ever. She of course used fresh […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, May 22, 1952

Local furniture man appointed to board Claude B. McCurry, of the McCurry Furniture Company, has been notified of his appointment of Board of Directors of The Alabama Retail Furniture Association. This is quite an honor, as this association is comprised of all the furniture dealers of the state. Worthwhile Club entertains with open house The last meeting for the year […]


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