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May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Flags for Ulcanush military graves

White crosses with the names of individuals and their branch of military along with a large U.S. flag have been placed by all known graves of those who served in the military in the Ulcanush Baptist Church Cemetery in Coffeeville.  More...

HONORING HAMILTON

Clarke Prep School honored retiring football coach and athletic director Billy Hamilton Saturday by naming the new football field for him. The old field had also been named for Hamilton. Shown are his family. More...

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Community

Grove Hill Farmers Mkt. peaches coming

The Grove Hill Farmers Market, on the old Bill’s Dollar Store/Piggly Wiggly lot, won’t officially open until Thursday, May 31 but producers are already showing up.  More...

CLARKE COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL IS 20 YEARS OLD

The Clarke County War Memorial on the grounds of Jackson City Hall was dedicated Nov. 7, 1998 during the city’s Fall Festival. More...

Clarke County economic developer Quillen takes job with Okra Energy

Clarke County Economic Development Director Jesse Quillen is moving on to another work project. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Third Annual Coffeeville Day Festival will be Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Coffeeville Town Hall on Highway 69. More...

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Church News

Church News

Witch Creek Baptist Church in the Smyer community near Thomasville will have Homecoming Service Sunday, May 27 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the President and founder of International Missions Association and former pastor Johnny W. Tucker. More...

Pilots for Christ benefit

Tompkins Baptist Church will host a benefit fundraiser for Pilots for Christ Saturday from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Featured will be The Kendricks (pictured), a Country/Gospel band that has just recorded a new CD. More...

Springfield Methodist Protestant has services in new sanctuary

The Springfield Methodist Protestant Church had services in its new church Sunday. The new church building was constructed next to the old one at 2983 Sandflat Road south of Thomasville. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of May 15-21 include the following:  Bradley Robert Wade, 19, speeding less than 25 mph, pornography possession material, transmitting obscene material to a child by computer, arrested by Cl More...

Thomasville Police

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of May 14 - 20, 2018, is listed below.  Felony Arrests Frye, Shelton Leon – Theft of Property Third Degree – 5-16-18   More...

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated May 10-17

James C. Edgar, to Vanessa Brown.  Daisy Carolyn Smith, to Judy C. Webb.  David H. Chastain-Other, to David H. Chastain.  Lizzie Mae Craig, to Gwendolyn Martin  Jones Chapel Church of Christ of Coffeeville, Alabama, to Kristy N. More...

Popular Grove Hill repairman looking forward to Mayo Clinic’s repair job

He is Grove Hill’s version of the Maytag repairman only busier. Garry Parden fixes things. Washing machine not washing or the dryer not drying? Call Garry. Stove not heating up? Call Garry. Refrigerator or freezer not cooling down? More...

Over 200,000 miles on some sheriff’s vehicles

Sheriff Norris details fleet for county commissioners

Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris gave the Clarke County Commissioners a detailed report on the department’s service vehicles at Tuesday’s commission meeting. More...

School retirees recognized

Eighteen retiring teachers and support personnel were recognized at the Clarke County Board of Education meeting on Thursday, May 17 at the Central Office in Grove Hill.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dungeon - Free Access

Stanley Dunegan, 72, of Coffeeville passed away May 22, 2018 at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile. More...

Dunegan - Free Access

Stanley Dunegan, 72, of Coffeeville passed away May 22, 2018 at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile.  More...

Bradford

Betty Jean Hamilton Bradford, 76, of Fulton died May 19, 2018 at her residence. She was born Sept. 6, 1941 in Mobile to M.C. and Thelma Hamilton. She was always very fond of Silver Creek where she lived as a young child before moving to Fulton. More...

Sports

Bulldogs beat 7A Mary G. Montgomery 4-0

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs closed out the spring with a 4-0 win over 7A Mary G. More...

Alligator hunt registration starts June 1

State to issue 260 tags in four hunting zones

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will open online registration for the state’s 13th annual regulated alligator hunts on June 5 at 8 a.m. Registration must be completed by 8 a.m., July 11. More...

CCHS baseball seniors

The Clarke County High School baseball team recognized the senior baseball players at their annual banquet last Wednesday. Derrick Davis, Javion Chaney, Rashon Horn and Tim Russell were given royal blue Louisville Slugger wood bats. More...

Editorial

Lackluster primary; even some candidates seem uninterested

Our Opinions

We have a primary election coming up on June 5 to nominate Democratic and Republicans to various offices from governor and other state offices right down to county level offices.  But no one seems interested.  More...

Glitzy wedding gets more attention than another school shooting

A punk kid shot and killed eight fellow students and two teachers at a Santa Fe, Texas high school just outside of Houston Friday.  The nation paused for a second and offered a tsk, tsk, tsk and a sad shake of the head and then moved on to more More...

Few surprises as primary draws closer

Inside the Statehouse

As we get down to the lick log in the 2018 June Primary, there are few if any surprises in any of the major state races. Polling indicates that all of the contests are about where they were three or four months ago when the races began.  More...