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Tuberville stumps in Oneonta

The Blount County Farmers Federation held its annual Legislative Breakfast July 9 at Miller’s Soda Shoppe. Former Auburn football coach and current U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville spoke at the meeting. Pictured (from left): Ethan Vice (representing U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer), Sen. Shay Shelnutt, Dennis Maze (BCFF board member), and Tuberville.

Reed awarded scholarship

Blount County Young Farmers chairman Brandy Abel (left) presents recent Cleveland graduate Emily Reed with a $500 scholarship at the Blount County Farmers Federation Legislative Breakfast on July 9. Scholarship recipients are chosen for their exemplary academics and community involvement, as well as their commitment to agriculture.

60th reunion

Locust Fork High School class of 1959 celebrated the 60th reunion recently at Charlie B’s. Fifteen of the 28 graduating class members attended. Pictured are (front row, from left): Janice Honeycutt Griffin, Carolyn Robinson Greer, and Margaret Garren Hudson; second row: Richard Reid, Jimmy Callaway, Sue Hays Young, Celia Whittington Shell, Charlette Hallman McCay, and Gerald Horsley; back row: Ossie […]

Gadsden State honors

Full-time students who earn a semester grade point average of 4.0 (with all A’s) and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level work are named to the President’s List. Students named to the Spring Semester 2019 list include: Hunter Blanton, Tyler Nichols, Jeffrey Osborn, Brady Simmons, Jackson Stancil (Altoona); Jordan Hicks (Oneonta). Full-time students who earn a semester […]

Batemon earns degree

Morgan Batemon of Blountsville earned a bachelor of science degree in the field of wildlife biology and resource management from Auburn University in May. Batemon is employed at Environmental Resource Analysts in Auburn. She is the daughter of Darrell and Angie Batemon of Blountsville.

That’s a big cabbage

S.T. Holloway of Straight Mountain stopped by last week to show off one of the cabbages he grew this year. The cabbage pictured at right weighed in at 29 pounds. He had a couple that were slightly larger, but had already given them away. “I just ordered a little pack of cabbage seeds and they’ve all put out cabbages just […]

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Air Force graduates U.S. Air Force Airman Nathaniel B. Aaron and U.S. Air Force National Guard Airmen Omar Garcia and Christopher A. Coker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex. They completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles […]

Oneonta Beautification Board May winners

Residential Award: Steve and Ginger Grayson on St. Andrews Parkway

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Terry earns bachelor’s Emanuel Terry of Blountsville was awarded a bachelor of science degree in exercise science from Lincoln Memorial University in May. Fowler serves at Boys State Briar Fowler, rising senior at Appalachian High School, was involved with the Board of Education at the 82nd American Legion Alabama Boys State. While serving, he worked to address public education issues […]

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Knight to serve as IMPACT Leader at Troy Eliya Knight of Oneonta has been selected to serve as 2019 IMPACT Leader at Troy University. IMPACT is the annual new student orientation program held each summer at the Troy campus. As an IMPACT Leader, Knight will help new students get acquainted with the University and register for classes. Troy University honors […]


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