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November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Longtime lawmen pass away

Clarke County mourns the death of two longtime law enforcement officers this week. Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coates died Nov. 7. He had a 33-year career with the Grove Hill Police Department. More...

Coffeeville cancels lease with failed sports prep school

It all sounded almost too good to be true and apparently it was. More...

Open houses at some GH businesses

Some Grove Hill businesses will be having open houses the afternoon and evening of Thursday, Nov. More...

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Community

VETERANS CELEBRATION IN JACKSON

A Veterans Day parade was held Saturday followed by a program at City Hall. Participants included the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church Choir, the Buglers Brass Quintet and speakers from the local VFW. More...

DAR RAISING FUNDS FOR WREATHS

The Elijah Pugh Daughters of the American Revolution, Chapter 3022AL, participated in the Veterans Day Program on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Jackson City Hall. DAR members are requesting donations for Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 15. More...

Peterman Station Arts and Crafts Festival offers old-time demonstrations and more

Peterman’s 35th Annual Peterman Station Arts and Crafts Festival will be Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Peterman Historical Society.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Director and Staff of the Clarke County Department of Human Resources invites everyone to attend their Open House Thursday, Nov. 15 from 2 until 4 p.m. The address is 22609 Hwy. 84 in Grove Hill.   More...

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Church News

Church News

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational singing Saturday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Rev. Renea Henderson is the pastor. Everyone is invited to come and join.   More...

Bible says a widow’s mite showed faith

Pastor’s Sermon

First reading: 1 Kings 17:10-16 Gospel: Mark 12:38-44   In making a donation, we often hear the expression, “This is my widow’s mite”. Such a usage of “widow’s mite” is not scriptural.   More...

Lifestyle

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Household Tips

* “I have two guest bedrooms that hardly get used until holidays. I keep the beds made up, but when I am expecting guests I will usually strip the beds to freshen the sheets and blankets. More...

Sawmill project closer to reality

A new industry the county has been working on for several months appears to be edging closer to being a reality.  More...

Scotch Plywood veneer trailer catches on fire

The trailer of a parked Scotch Plywood truck under a shed caught fire Tuesday evening in Fulton. Someone apparently spotted the fire and Fulton firefighters were alerted. The truck and trailer were pulled out and the trailer disconnected. More...

Overturned propane truck causes brief scare in Morvin

An overturned propane truck created a bit of a scare Monday when it was initially thought that the tank was leaking, Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite said. More...

Community Thanksgiving service Nov. 18

The Grove Hill area Community Thanksgiving Service will be hosted by Sacred Heart Catholic Parish on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.  The church is located on Highway 43 North.  Bring a covered dish for fellowship afterwards.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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Ida Faye Martin, 67, a native of Grove Hill, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 12, 2018 at Jackson Health Care Facility.   More...

Nottingham - Free Access

Redelia Elizabeth Nottingham, 75, was born Dec. 25th, 1942 in Choctaw Bluff to the late Georgia A. and Edgar M. Jones. At the age of 11 she gave her life to Christ and attended Antioch AME Church. More...

Wright - Free Access

Effie M. Dickinson Wright, 78, affectionately known as “Granny,” was a resident of the Suggsville community of Whatley. Her heavenly Father called her to rest in His bosom early in the morning on Nov. 12, 2018 at her residence. More...

Sports

Late game heroics propel Aggies to win

Each time the Jackson Aggies scored points in their 2-14 overtime over Chilton County, they did so in the closing seconds of play.  Playing on a cold, wet Legion Field last Friday night, the Aggies trailed the entire game.  Chilton County h More...

THS Tigers survive to beat Beulah in first round

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated the Beulah High School Bobcats 7-0 Nov. More...

Millry bows out at Linden

The Millry High School Wildcats played in Linden and lost 56-14 to the Patriots this past Friday night. Millry lost out in the first round of the Class 1A Football Playoffs and finished the season 5-6 overall. More...

Editorial

GOP now loves a straight ticket

Editor’s Notes

The election is over and while Democrats made some gains nationwide, Alabama — and Clarke County — remain firmly in the Republican column. More...

Doing politics right

Gone South

With much debated local, state and national elections over, it seems like a good time to remember that for as much as politics change, a lot of things have been constant over the years. This is a reprint of a column Hardy Jackson wrote a while back. More...

Wilcox lady will be a good governor

Inside the Statehouse

The legendary Alabama storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham, used to say, “Alabama is like a big front porch.” She was right, I have found that to be the case my entire life.  More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Nov. 1-8

Virgile Broadus Sr., to Shannon R. Averitt.  Theodore A. Zuend, to James C. Jordan.  Donald Eugene Sullivan, to Stephen W. Milstead.  Jimmy Royce Finney, to David H. Stackhouse.  Anne H. Livet, to Anne H. More...