January 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

DuBose seeks re-election as commissioner

Clarke County District 3 Commiss-ioner Patricia DuBose recently announced that she will seek re-election. More...

Congressman visits

Congressman Jo Bonner, R-Mobile, chats with Grove Hill Mayor Lamar Hudson after speaking to constituents at the Grove Hill Town Hall Monday. More...

2 killed in 43 wreck

Two people died in a head-on collision Monday afternoon in south Marengo County. More...

Special Sections

Community

Golden Shepherd to have 90th birthday party

The children and grandchildren of Golden D. Shepherd invite all friends and relatives to join them in celebration of her 90th birthday Sunday, Feb. 5 from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Ulcanush Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Coffeeville. More...

Long-Term Recovery Committee offers assistance to storm victims

On September 2004, Clarke County was devastated after Hurricane Ivan. More...

Long-Term funds

The Clarke County Long-Term Recovery Committee was recently awarded a grant from Governor Bob Riley More...

Sports

Bulldogs are on a roll, capture area title

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs improved to 19-5 on the season as they beat 4A power Livingston 79-72 last Saturday in Grove Hill. More...

County hoops tournament kicks off in Jackson

The 2006 Clarke County Tournament got underway yesterday (Wednesday) with the junior varsity games of Thomasville vs Coffeeville and Jackson faced off against Clarke County. The JV championship will be Friday at 5 p.m. at the Jackson High School Gym. More...

Clarke Prep Gators get area win over Cougars

The Clarke Prep School hosted Escambia Academy on Friday night in basketball with the varsity boys More...

Editorial

Mislabeling AU fan, ‘About the worse mistake you’ve ever made’

Editor

I messed up big time last week when I called the late Bob Dickinson an Alabama fan. Bob was one of the biggest Auburn fans in Grove Hill. More...

Democrat’s birthday cake would look like hell itself

Alabama Scene

MONTGOMERY More...

Lots of hot state legislative races expected

Inside the Statehouse

The cloud hovering over the gubernatorial campaign of Don Siegelman is not the only one looming in this year More...

Cutting trucks off ‘cut-off’

The Clarke County Commission endorsed an agreement to have Love Road, formerly called the Landfill Road, closed to through truck traffic. More...

Tense stand-off with gunman resolved without tragedy Monday

Law enforcement officers spent a couple of tense hours trying to coax an assailant out of his house Monday. More...

More candidates announce

Jay Duke wants to be circuit clerk

Jay Duke has announced that he will be a Demo-cratic candidate for the office of Clarke County Circuit Clerk this year. More...

Hacketts running for Clarke BOE

Local business owner and former Jackson city councilman Mims Hacketts has announced that he will seek the District 4 seat on the Clarke County Board of Education, currently held by Mae Ella Todd. More...

Comics page, entertainment items return

Returning to The Democrat after an absence of several years is a comics and entertainment page. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Day Mary Hannon Day, 62, of Walker Springs died Jan. 21, 2006 at Mobile Infirmary. More...

Memoriam

In Memory of Our Mom More...

Card of Thanks

I am seldom at a loss for words as those of you who know me are aware. However, I have come to realize just how difficult it is to truly express my sincere appreciation and gratitude to all who have helped in a difficult time. More...

Business

Alabama Power turning 100

Employees at the Alabama Power office in Grove Hill were treated to a small reception Monday morning celebrating the beginning of Alabama Power More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

CCHS 1956 class members to meet

An organizational meeting for the Clarke County High School Class of 1956 Reunion will be held at the home of Martha Sue Duke Herod More...

Church News

Kingdom Builders help

The Kingdom Builders of Jackson built a ramp for Jeanette Rudley of Coffeeville who lives with her daughter, Mary Duff, the day before Thanksgiving. More...

Hendersons to perform

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Area Church Announcements

Lily Baptist Church to present gospel sing

Lily Baptist Church of Fulton will present the Spiritual Kings of Dixons Mills and The Anointed Angels of Jackson Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2:30 p.m. The sponsor is Mrs. Marie Calhoun. Rev. Wiley McMillian is the pastor. More...

Lifestyle

Certain foods can make you recall a loved one, or a favorite event

Memories & Recipes Cindy Garrick Almost all of us have had a loved one serving in the military. The five cousins were no exception. As we grew up our families moved in different directions. More...

Schools

ASCC honors list told

A number of students have been named to honor lists for fall semester at Alabama Southern Community College which offers classes in Monroeville, Demopolis, Thomasville, Gilbertown and Jackson. More...

Student reflects on WHMS

As an eighth grader at Wilson Hall Middle School, there have been many things that I have enjoyed during my years here. More...

Principal’s comments

As we head into the second semester of this school year, we are all aware as students and teachers that testing time is on the horizon. The two main areas of focus for all of us according to NCLB are math and reading. More...