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November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

ZIMCO ROAD WRECK

A two-vehicle head-on collision on the Zimco Road Sunday evening sparked a fire that burned up one car. Fortunately, the driver, Daniel Thomas Horn III of Whatley was able to get out. More...

High school, college stadiums rock to GH native’s music

The people with ties to Grove Hill and Clarke County are a continued amazement. A recent story told about Harry Harrison Kroll, a prolific writer of the 20th century who wrote over 30 novels and over 900 stories. More...

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ANOTHER WRECK AT FULTON JUNCTION

A two-vehicle wreck at Fulton Junction around noon Monday severely damaged the two vehicles. Terry James was the driver of a Chrysler van (right) that turned in front of a Chevrolet SUV driven by Buddy Wilson. More...

Woodie Coates passes away

Retired Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coates died Tuesday morning after an extended illness.  Coates had only retired in August due to health reasons after a 32-year career in law enforcement.  Funeral arrangements have not been announced More...

Roofers must have a license starting Jan. 1

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Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Board of Human Resources will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.   More...

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Church News

Church News

Cedar Fork Missionary Baptist Church of Suggsville will be hosting Thanksgiving lunch Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. at C-FMBC, 6485 Morning Star Road, Whatley. Everyone is invited to attend. Rev. LaKendrick Howard is the pastor.   More...

Start your day off with God

Ole Preacher’s Mini-Sermon

My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up. Psalms 5:3   Greetings from Buttercup Lane. More...

BIBLE TRIVIA

1. Is the book of Acts in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. From Proverbs 30, what will pluck out the eyes of anyone who scorns their parents? Demons, Ravens, Doves, Quails  3. More...

Gov. Ivey, other Republicans have big wins

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Clarke Co. Box-by-Box Gen. Election Nov. 6, 2018

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Grove Hill to hire deputies part-time to aid police dept.

The Grove Hill Town Council met for 15 minutes Monday, attending to a smattering of agenda items.  With the police department continuing to struggle to find officers, the council approved an ordinance authorizing the “temporary and part-ti More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pendleton - Free Access

Daphne Denise Pendleton was called home to eternal rest Nov. 1, 2018 at her Whatley residence, with her mother at her bedside. Born Dec. 30, 1963 to Barbara A. Pendleton and the late Otis Franklin Jr., she was 54 years of age. More...

Alford - Free Access

Elroy Alford, 76, of Grove Hill died Nov. 6, 2018 at his residence. He was born Sept. 27, 1942 I n Coffeeville to Rufus and Ollie Mae Alford.  More...

Taylor - Free Access

Geneva Gates Taylor, (Jean, Maw-Maw, Noot), 88, died peacefully at Baton Rouge General Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. She was a lifetime resident of Jackson but spent much of her time with family in Baton Rouge. More...

Sports

JHS downs Demopolis

The Jackson Aggies went on the road and beat the Tigers of Demopolis 21-7 in the final week of the regular season.  The Aggies used the pass to knock off the third-ranked 5A team. More...

Tigers beat Bullodgs in 104th Backyard Brawl

The 104th Backyard Brawl had a wild start and a wild finish as the Thomasville Tigers held off the Clarke County Bulldogs 30-24 last Thursday night in Grove Hill.  “It was a tough game,” said THS Head Coach Jack Hankins Jr. More...

Leroy holds off Millry attack 45-28

The Leroy High School Bears played at home and won 45-28 over the Millry High School Wildcats this past Friday night. More...

Editorial

The last day of World War I

Editor’s Notes

Sunday, Nov. 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. For years the day was known as Armistice Day but it was changed to Veterans Day in 1954 and is a day to celebrate all living U.S. military veterans.  More...

‘Forever profoundly grateful’

Gone South

Going through my father’s books shortly after he died, I found a copy of Stephen E. Ambrose’s Citizen Soldiers, which focuses on the role played by junior officers in the defeat of Germany in World War II. More...

Great memories make aging easier

Through the Past

Almost 18 years ago I wrote about my thoughts on old age. I was 61 then. It may have been intended for an article for The Clarke County Democrat or just my thoughts. At any rate, I need to do an update. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Oct. 30-Nov. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Oct. 25-31

Bradford Properties LLC, to Alabama Power Company.  James Lester Overton, to Alabama Power Company.  Esaw Woods Jr., to Cyresia Prewitt.  Walter L. Wade, to Derek A. Fleischman.  Celia J. More...