Congratulations to Ryan Sweeney of the Springville Anglers Team for being selected to the 2017 Bassmaster High School All-State Team presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods.

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Leeds High School recently participated in the Alabama State FCCLA STAR events in Montgomery. 

The Moody Miracle League was the Business Spotlight for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week.

Hello everyone. Welcome to spring and allergy season.

Hello, Readers! I’m back with this week’s edition of “What’s Up in Odenville.”

Gilbert Pope was honored by, both his family and church family, Broken Arrow Baptist Church in Coal City/Wattsville, on Sunday at the church.

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A community thank you to the Springville Campus of Faith Community Church and Pastor Mike Ennis for volunteering to trim trees, plant shrubs and improve the garden areas at Big Springs Park and The City Tennis Courts at Springville Station.

Question: I have three mature gardenias in my yard, all of which have weathered a variety of conditions since planted several years ago. However, I was concerned that this past fall’s drought would be their undoing since they didn’t receive supplemental water. Other than adding mulch and red…


The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce High School Diplomats and the Moody Area Chamber of Commerce High School Ambassadors teamed up last week for a charter bus trip to Chick-fil-A headquarters in Atlanta. This group toured the main headquarters to learn more about what makes the Chick-fil-A company so successful. A big thank you to Scott Robinson and Chick-fil-A Leeds for making this trip possible.

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SPRINGVILLE — Wish Kid Justin McCain couldn’t believe his eyes when he came face to face with a “real” Tyrannosaurs Rex; “real” being the animatronic dinosaur on the “Jurassic Park” ride at Universal Studios. That moment was definitely the highlight of Justin’s wish trip granted by children’…

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CROPWELL - Jerry Wayne "Bud" Norris, age 76, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 12 Noon from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Mr. Norris is survived by his wife, Rita Norris, three sons, Joe Norris (Jaime), Dennis Stefan…

PELL CITY - Linda Willene Morrison Byrum passed away in her home on November 1, 2019 in Pell City, AL at the age of 68. She was a beloved mother and a devoted grandmother. She will be missed dearly. Willene was the daughter of Vincent "Buck" Morrison and Virginia Aurelia Morrison. She had on…

PELL CITY - Graveside service for Arlie L. Mitchell, Jr., age 94, was held Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Mitchell passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Mitchell Gallien. He is survived by his wife, Madeline…

CROPWELL - Funeral Service for Charles U. Tharp, age 95, was held on Wednesday, October 30, at 2 p.m., from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Mr. Tharp passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019. Preceding him in death was his wife, Annie Lee Tharp. He …