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90th birthday

Janie Kathryn “MawMaw” Moorer celebrated her 90th birthday March 13 at a surprise taco-themed Mexican fiesta. Born March 14, 1931, she is the daughter of the late Leroy and Rosie Hodges and wife of the late Maurice Moorer. She has seven children: Allen Moorer, Teresa Myrick, Sheila Nelson, Ricky Moorer, Kim Davis, Terri Turner, and the late Greg Moorer; 16 […]

Troy scholarships

Troy University recognizes Foundation Scholarship winners for the 2020/2021 academic year. The Troy Foundation provides stewardship for a number of scholarships established through the generosity of private donors to assist students in their academic pursuits. Among them were: Halee Covington of Remlap, Eliya Knight of Oneonta, Ryanna Myrick of Hayden, and Emily Strong and Carli Wilson of Cleveland.

Troy honors

Joshua Taylor of Remlap was named to the Chancellor’s List at Troy University for Term 3 of the 2020/2021 academic year. The Chancellor’s List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and earn a 4.0 GPA.

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Congratulations to the following Blount County exhibitors for outstanding representation of our county at the Alabama Jr. Beef Expo. Audra Graves: Third Overall Senior Showmanship, Champion Bred and Owned Angus Heifer, Fourth Overall Bred and Owned Heifer, Champion Bred and Owned Simmental, and First in Class (Angus and Simmental) Karleigh Allison: Champion Hereford Heifer Carson Fallin: Champion Simmental Heifer and […]

Scores & Games

Lady Redskins turn up the heat


On a cold, dreary night, the Lady Redskins turned up the heat. They scored nine runs in the first inning against the visiting Clay-Chalkville Cougars last Thursday. Oneonta came away with an 11-1 win. Ashtyn Sligh got the start giving up just one hit and no runs. Through two innings, she struck out four. Graceyn Clifton pitched the final three […]

Track and field going strong

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UA honors A total of 13,128 students at The University of Alabama were named to the Fall 2020 Term President’s and Dean’s Lists. To qualify, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time, take a full course load, and earn at least a 3.5 GPA for Dean’s List and a 4.0 for President’s List. Among them were: President’s List Blountsville: Williams Franklin, […]

Golden anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jackie D. Ratliff celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 30 with their son and family in their home in Altoona.

Snead State graduates

Snead State Community College graduates who received degrees during the Fall 2020 term: Altoona Mikayla Riley Arntz, Associate in Science degree in English Ellie Claire Greer, Associate in Science degree in Pre-Nursing Donna Diane Karen Perez, Associate in Science degree in Psychology Horton Jeremy N. Beard, Associate in Science degree in General Education Cameron S. Cole, Associate in Science degree […]


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