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February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CCHS band room to be named for late band director

The Clarke County Board of Education voted Feb. 19 to name the band building at Clarke County High School in honor of the late band leader John W. Conner Jr. He passed away Jan. 6 after a lengthy battle with cancer. More...

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Community

Log truck rolls over on 84

A 2015 Mack 18-wheeler log truck left the road and overturned Feb. 18 on Highway 84 East near the Monroe County line and Redbug Road. More...

Commissioners support ARC, upcoming event

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a proclamation declaring March 26 as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day in the county. More...

Slayton Award recipient advocates for children in Washington County

One of the largest crowds to ever attend the “Honor Thy Children” dinner and auction gathered on Saturday night at the H.W. Pearce Jr. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Annual Tree Giveaway will be Tuesday, March 3 at 9 a.m. at the Alabama Forestry Commission Office on Old Highway 5 south in Grove Hill. Trees to be given away will be oak species, crepe myrtle, red bud, green ash, loblolly pine and others. More...

Church News

Church News

The Lighthouse Fellowship Church (formerly Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church) will have a singing Saturday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. featuring The Glory Road Quartet. Church of God of Prophecy of Grove Hill will have a singing Saturday, Feb. More...

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‘No tax’ Republicans are in a tight spot now

For years now we’ve heard that Alabama has continued to “kick the can down the road,” patching and Band- Aiding state government, refusing to even halfway debate serious reform. More...

Gone South

Better than the National Enquirer

One of my favorite movies is “Men in Black.” For those who don’t know, it is about an elite undercover operation that keeps track of aliens that live among us. More...

Schools

Scholar’s Bowl Team introduced

Clarke County High School is excited to announce one of its newest academic clubs, the Scholar’s Bowl Team. More...

Speaker motivates students

Recognized youth speaker and author Patrick George spoke Feb. 18 to students in the Wilson Hall Middle School gym. More...

Gordon shines in AU Honor Band

Sam Gordon, the sixth grade son of Marcus and Dana Gordon, has just returned from the Auburn University Middle School Honor Band Festival (held Feb. 5-7). More...

T’ville closer to hospital deal

While there is still much work to be done before Thomasville has a new hospital, a significant step forward was made Monday afternoon. More...

Clarke Teachers of the Year

Teachers of the Year for the Clarke County Schools District were honored by Supt. Larry Bagley at the Feb. 19 school board meeting. More...

Jake Peavey’s jersey auctioned at CAC banquet

There were a lot of neat things auctioned off to benefit the Child Advoacy Center and Almost Home at the annual banquet in Jackson Saturday evening. Here Vivian Gilmore shows the No. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fields - Free Access

Mickey Charles Fields, 46, of Jackson died Feb. 16, 2015 at his residence.Mickey was loving and beautiful with red hair and chubby cheeks. His favorite color was green/camo. He was a member of the Black Powder group. More...

Reeves - Free Access

Michael Sydney “Mike” Reeves, 60, of Coffeeville died Feb. 15, 2015 in Athens with loving family members at his side. More...

Syphrit - Free Access

Calvin Ray Syphrit, 77, of Jackson died Feb. 17, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary.He was a native of Gainestown. He was a retired instrument technician with Olin Chemical. More...

Sports

Lady Gators go 4-0 in tourney

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators went 3-0 in the Gator Classic this past weekend, with wins over Patrician, Jackson and Monroe. The JV Lady Gators beat Patrician’s junior team in the final game of the tournament Saturday night. More...

It’s Gone!

Nick Pope belts a homer for CPS this weekend in the Gator Classic. More...

CPS wins, loses, ties in Gator Classic

The Clarke Prep School Gator baseball team went 1-1-1 in their annual Gator Classic this past week in Grove Hill. In their final game on Saturday, the Gators took one on the chin in a 16-3 loss to Morgan. Grey Tucker (0-1) suffered the loss. More...

Lifestyle

Looking for love online? Beware!

If you’re considering whether you should look for someone to date by going online, be sure you know the signs of a scam. The Better Business Bureau has some suggestions:  Find out if the dating site does background checks. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Delilah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Acts 8, the Ethiopian eunuch that Philip met was under what queen? Hephzibah, Esther, Azubah, Candace 3. More...

CSA 38th Regiment descendants plan reunion in March

A third reunion for descendants of the 38th Alabama Infantry, Confederate States of America, will be held in Grove Hill the weekend of March 27-29. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the weeks of Feb. 10-24 include: Shane Allen Simpson, 36, probation violation-felony, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Cruelty to animals was reported on Feb. 14 in the 100 block of HiLo St. Criminal trespass was reported on Feb. 14 on Catherine Ave. More...

Clarke Records

Property deeds listed Dated Feb. 12-18 Charles Ray McLemore, to Heather Brooke Lancaster. John W. Brown, to Sollie Matthew Brown. Rodger Reynolds Hare, to Gena M. Overstreet. Ronald Roy Hare, to Gena M. Overstreet. Randal Renard Hare, to Gena M. More...