ODENVILLE - There were clowns, horses, steers and even bulls, and of course plenty of cowboys and cowgirls competing in front of hundreds of fans during last weekend’s St. Clair County Cattlemen’s Association Rodeo in the St. Clair County Arena. 

Congratulations to Miss Springville 2020 Alyssa Dutton, who won the 61st Annual Miss Springville Pageant. Miss Springville 2019 Katie Cone crowned Alyssa, and Miss Alabama 2011 Courtney Porter Orazine emceed the contest.

Congratulations to the Springville High School golf team on their recent victories over Ashville, Moody, St. Clair and Clay Chalkville and tied with Etowah.  

The other day Zoey, my 6-year-old, came home crying because one of her classmates at school made fun of her bangs. 

Springville High School is now taking orders for the brick project in front of the gymnasium.  This is a project that Dr. Harris started years ago with bricks in front of the school, and Mr. Winslett has continued it by moving it to its current location.  

The other day I went to Sonic and ordered my favorite drink - a Diet Dr. Pepper, add vanilla and four real cherries. 

For days James Spann kept forecasting “6 to 16 inches of snow,” but who really paid attention. It was mid-March; flowers were blooming and the high was 75. Then came “The Storm of the Century”.

 I will never forget my aunt's funeral, the preacher saying, Chick Fil A is still selling chicken and Walmart is packing them. 

ST. CLAIR COUNTY -- Roland St. John, of St. Clair County, was elected to a three-year term on the Alabama Farmers Federation’s State Pork Committee during the group’s Commodity Organization Meeting in Montgomery on Feb. 4. From left are Federation Pork Division Director Russ Durrance and St. John.

Good Luck to Emma Owen, the daughter of Greg and Deborah Owen, who will compete in the Miss Alabama 2020 Competition on June 3-6. Emma is a Springville High graduate and a sophomore at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Congratulations to Connor Graben, who made Alabama All-State Blue Band and District Honor Band. Congratulations to Hannah Maddox, who was selected to participate in the State Superintendent's Visual Art Exhibit, which will be on display at the Old Supreme Court Library in Montgomery. Springv…