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100th birthday

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Anniversary

John Bobby and Wadeene Green will celebrate their 65th anniversary with a reception given by family and friends. Mr. Green is former circuit clerk of Blount County and he and Mrs. Green are longtime members of Oak Grove Methodist Church in Blountsville. They have four children: Sharon (Claude) Bullard; Bobbie Holaway; the late Larry Green; Debbie (Michael) Bagwell; daughter-in-law Kay […]

Birth

Johnathon and Tabitha Boatwright West of Pinson announce the birth of their daughter Sophia Gray West, born June 21, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham. Sophia weighed 7 lbs. 9.6 oz., and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Rhonda Whited Boatwright of Remlap, Dennis Boatwright of Morris, and Johnny and Terri Kent West of Palmerdale. Great-grandparents are Carolyn Bailey of […]

UDC coloring contest winners

Oneonta Elementary School fourth graders participated in a state-wide coloring contest sponsored by the Alabama Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Pictured with members of the division are winners (from left): Megan Smallwood (first place), Kaylee Peoples (second place), Madalan Robertson (third place), and Brody Anders (honorable mention). Winners received monetary awards, certificates and Alabama flags. All fourth […]

OHS class of 1956 turns 80

Because most of the members of the Oneonta High School class of 1956 will turn 80 years old this year, the class decided to throw itself a big 80th birthday party, complete with balloons, party hats, and a birthday cake. The meal was catered at the Oneonta Depot on June 14. Seated (left to right) are: Ralph Young, Norman Putman, […]

Story-Murphree

Katlin Elyse Story of Locust Fork, and Wiley Christopher Murphree of Oneonta, were married at noon on June 9, at Limestone Springs, Oneonta, with a reception following. Pamela Casey officiated the nuptials. The bride, given in marriage by her parents, Bart and Sharon Story of Locust Fork, was attended by sister-inlaw Elizabeth Story and niece Mallory Story. She is a […]

Tipton graduates

Molly Ann King Tipton of Snead graduated in May with honors from the UAB School of Optometry with a doctor of optometry degree. She was the recipient of the American Optometric Foundation/Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Award for excellence in patient care. She is also conducting a pilot research study with the vision science department at UAB. Tipton is a […]

Conner-Mathews

Mr. and Mrs. Randall Conner of Warrior announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter Mara Conner to Dylan Mathews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mathews of Morris. The bride-elect is a graduate of Hayden High School. She is employed with St. Vincent’s Home Medical Services and currently lives in Hanceville. The prospective groom is a graduate of […]

Couple makes fantastic first trip of a lifetime


The plan Sitting bored in a community college class, 2014 Susan Moore High School graduate Indya Foster mentally replayed a 2015 trip she made up the East Coast with her boyfriend, Hunter Guthrie. As she relived that, she fantasized of times she might have on a grand road trip. She could imagine traveling in her Toyota Camry with Mallie, her […]


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