Meet the Chief
Judy D. Sims had a few visitors at her house on Friday, Oct. 23. Her son Greg Sims stayed awhile. Her great-grandchildren Brylee and Addy Bell along with Judy’s neighbor Milyea Edwards had a great time playing and riding their bikes.
Lewis and Bobby Stewart, Marty Ann Bundy and Loyce Winton made a trip to see Loyce’s sisters, Joyce Hobbs and Alveda Rhymer, in Altamont, Tennessee. Alveda had her 90th birthday in August. The group took food and the Tennessee folks had food, so they enjoyed a good lunch.
Most of Lewis and Kate Stewart’s family went out to eat together to celebrate Lewis’ 84th birthday. Those attending were Lewis and Kate Stewart, Stanley and Jennifer Stewart, Patricia and John Mize, Shawn and Danielle Cryar, Martha Ann Bundy, Chris, Cole and Cara Stewart, Tyler Davidson and …
Elizabeth Jeffers and her husband Jeff of Taylorsville, Kentucky, are back in Grant, visiting friends and relatives and winterizing their home that Elizabeth inherited from her parents. She calls me when she can. I enjoy her visits by phone or in person.
Deborah Moore of Lewis Mountain fell on the 16th and was on the floor an hour before she could get help. She is bruised but improving. Her grandson Brenton Meeks is taking classes online at Wallace.
Born and raised in Guntersville, Bud Gurley has had the Jolly Ox, a family-run business, since 1973. Jolly Ox specializes in sales and services such as moving services, furniture repair, and floor refinishing.
Mary Elizabeth Batie Sparks, 57, of Albertville, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020, in Crossville. The funeral was Sunday at Albertville Funeral Home Downtown chapel with burial in Memory Hill Cemetery.
Major League Fishing (MLF) pro Justin Lucas of Guntersville, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit to the stage Friday weighing 19 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Erie.
Congressman Robert Aderholt was the guest speaker at the Lake Guntersville Rotary Club last week, his first in-person appearance of that type since the pandemic broke out.
It was a tip from a citizen on the Marshall County Sheriff's Office's tip line that gave them the break they needed in the investigation into the shooting death of Sheri Jeanee Adkins, whose body was discovered on August 5 off Columbus City road near Grant.
Elissa Stewart Williams is a retired nurse who has lived in Guntersville for over 30 years. She was raised in Ohio and reminisces about her experiences as a black woman in the North and in the South, and all the things she’s learned throughout her life.
First of all, I need to make a correction to last Wednesday's news. I wrote of James Walker's death. I had his address as Clark Drive and it is Clark Street. I also wrote that he and his wife were married 68 years and they were married 58 years. I apologize to his sweet wife Sonja and the family.
Marshall County Schools will be holding their graduation ceremonies this week. Asbury will be graduating on July 23, Douglas July 24, DAR July 27, and Brindlee Mountain July 28.
The following people were booked on charges at the Marshall County Jail. Please remember that a charge is a mere accusation of a crime. A person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.