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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.

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

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…

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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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LEEDS - Betty Ruth Bagwell, age 91, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Bagwell McWhorter (Cliff); sisters, Agnes Folsom and Lavada Roper; grandchildren, Kim Schulte (Michael), Kelly Barnes (Chris), and Kasey Blair (Jamie); great grandchildren, Chase …

WACO, TX - On January 5, 2020 Hezkiah Travis "H.T." Layman passed away in Waco, Texas, at the age of 88. H. T. was born June 27, 1931 in Trussville, Alabama. After graduating from Odenville High School, he earned an engineering degree from The University of Alabama in 1953. He served in Kore…

Ashville - Mr. George Arthur Praytor, 68, of Ashville, Alabama passed away on December 21, 2019 in Huntsville. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Diane Echols Praytor; his parents, Johnnie and Hephie Praytor; and his brother, Buddy Praytor. He is survived by his wife, Nell Praytor; d…