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October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged with having stolen trailer

Sheriff Ray Norris reports that sheriff’s department investigators along with Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coates and Assistant Chief Daniel Gibson arrested a Grove Hill man Saturday, Oct. More...

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Community

How to wash a chicken

Chick Chain participants met at Jackson City Hall last week to learn the proper procedure for washing their chickens and keeping them healthy for the Nov. 8 show and auction. More...

Chick Chain participants getting their flocks ready for Clarke-Washington Fair

Clarke and Washington 4H Chick Chain participants will have a chance to strut their stuff during the organization’s annual show and auction on Saturday, Nov. 8. The birds will be on display during the Clarke- Washington Fair in Jackson. More...

Lights would help dark intersection on Hwy. 43, say Thomasville police

Two log trucks collided in the pre-dawn hours Oct. 3 on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

“Reading in the 21st Century” will be a special program at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 where Jim Herod will showcase new technology from the Grove Hill Public Library. The program will be held at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Church News

Church News

Chilton Baptist Church and Bro. William Gibbons invite you to its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. There will be fun and games for the young and old. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Editor’s Notes

Business as usual?

Greed, power — or at least self-perceived power — and arrogance have toppled many a successful person and politicians in particular. More...

Gone South

Here’s to breast cancer survivors

In the decade or so that I have been a columnist, I have seldom repeated a story. Somehow, when faced with an empty file and no ideas, something always comes up. Even now, I know what I would have written this week if I did not write this. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 14-21 include: Shakeldrick Martez Brown, 25, probation revocation, $580 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: An arrest was made on Oct. 5 for possession of marijuana at Cleveland St. and Cherry St. Theft was reported on Oct. 13 in the 500 block of College Ave. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage licenseapplicationsRandy Allen, to MyrtleRoberts McMillian. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Family members arrested in $20,000 copper theft

Five individuals from the same family have been arrested and charged with the theft of copper welding leads from a job site at Georgia Pacific’s Alabama Cellulose in Monroe County valued at over $20,000. More...

Fulton man dies in wreck

A local man died Monday night in a one-vehicle accident on U. S. Highway 43 just north of Grove Hill. More...

Grove Hill resident says stray dogs are a problem

Dornell Stephens, a resident of Morris Street, complained to the Grove Hill Town Council about stray dogs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Speights

Gary DeShawn Speights, 44, died Oct. 15, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. He was born July 9, 1970 in Mobile to Shirley Taylor Jackson and the late Ambrose Tucker Jr. More...

Woodard

Bernice Jackie Woodard, 81, of Chatom transitioned from time to eternity on Oct. 18, 2014 at the Washington County Nursing Home in Chatom. She was born Sept. 5, More...

Campbell

Terry Edward Campbell, 52, of Anniston died Oct. 4, 2014 at his residence. He was born Feb. 8, 1962. He was a life-long mechanic and was well loved by his family and friends. More...

Sports

Lady Gators headed to state tournament

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators volleyball team charged into the state Final Four championship tournament by beating Evangel Christian 25-18, 20-25, 27-25 and 25-19 Monday afternoon in Grove Hill. More...

Aggies beat Tigers in rivalry classic

The Jackson High School Aggies football team defeated the Thomasville High Tigers 24-7 Oct. 17 at D.F. Anderson Field. It was a hard fought county rivalry game. There were numerous penalties on both sides. More...

Father edges daughter in GH 5K race

Grove Hill’s Run The Hill 5K race this past Saturday More...

Lifestyle

A BIG DAY IN COFFEEVILLE

Ole Timers’ Reunion honors CHS Class of 1964

The annual Ole Timers’ Reunion was held Oct. 18 at the old Coffeeville High School. The event is a homecoming for alumni of CHS, and the program and meal is held in the school auditorium. More...

‘Ole Time Religion’ theme for Coffeeville storytelling

The Coffeeville Town Library held a Kathryn Tucker Windham Storytelling Event Oct. 18 with the theme “Gimmie That Ole Time Religion.” More...

Bonner speaks at CCDF annual meeting

Jo Bonner (top left photo), former U.S. Representative for District 1, was the guest speaker Oct. 16 at the annual meeting of the Clarke County Community Foundation in the Pearce Community House in Jackson. More...

Schools

Students visit ‘Worlds’ event

The 8th grade students at WHMS traveled to Mobile on September 25 to attend a great career fair, called Worlds of Opportunity. More...

Kolb is a Champion Reader

Seventh grader, Bodie Kolb, loves to read and it shows! In just one nineweek period of school, Bodie has already earned more than 111 Accelerated Reader points. More...

Junior Beta officers elected

The WHMS Jr. More...