February 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Train derails in isolated area of Clarke County

A Norfolk-Southern freight train derailed in a wooded and unpopulated area north of Whatley Saturday. Twenty-nine cars of a 144-car train derailed. More...

New Clarke coroner appointed

Jonah Thomas has been appointed Clarke County coroner by Gov. Bob Riley to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Keith Knight. More...

Grove Hill residents unhurt in Jackson wreck Saturday

A second crash on U.S. Highway 43 within the past week, involving multiple vehicles, resulted in a head-on collision and left three people critically injured in a Mobile hospital. More...

Special Sections

Community

Grove Hill council supports natural gas substation move

Grove Hill Town Council members voted in favor of Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas relocating a substation that is behind the gas company More...

C’ville’s new stop signs and street signs are in

The Coffeeville Town Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7. More...

Fulton council OK’s Main Street culvert work

The Town Council of Fulton had short and simple meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7 More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

BOE to meet today

Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), Feb. 23 More...

Church News

Clarke County native pastors 150-year-old Meridian church

First Presbyterian Church of Meridian, Miss., celebrated its 150th anniversary Sunday, Jan. 29. The Rev. Doctor Rhett G. More...

Announcements

Wilson Chapel to hold Black History Program

Wilson Chapel A.M.E. Church of Grove Hill will have a More...

Women’s ministry group to meet March 1

The Board of Directors of Women in Winter Ministry invites women in the Clarke County area to its spring meeting at 10 a. m., Wednesday, March 1 at Stave Creek Baptist Church located at 3954 Hwy. 69 in Jackson. More...

Schools

Pirates pillage Mrs. Gordon's reading class

Upon completion of their study of the novel Treasure Island More...

Betas have been busy!

Wilson Hall Middle School%27s Beta Club will be extremely busy for the next few months. More...

Reading classes find treasure at Shakespeare Festival

Ahoy, Mates! Students from Mrs. Powell%27s seventh grade and Mrs. Gordon%27s eighth grade reading classes traveled to Montgomery to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival on Jan. 26 to see a performance of More...

Alcohol sales on north and south ends?

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If some Thomasville residents have their way, people who live in dry portions of Clarke County will soon be able to buy alcoholic beverages in a wet city other than Jackson. More...

Clarke, Choctaw agree to partner for economic development

A new partnership between Choctaw and Clarke counties seeks to promote the two-county region for economic development. More...

Clarke’s Frontier History

The Clarke County Historical Society along with the some of the Mathews family is seeking to save a slice of the county More...

First alcohol, then dog issues take up T’ville council’s time

The presentation of a petition seeking a vote on the legalized sale of alcoholic beverages in Thomasville at last Thursday More...

‘Wet’ petition presented in Thomasville

Linda Vice and Amy Duke presents a petition containing 350 names of Thomasville citizens who want the city council to seek local legislation that would allow them to vote on the legalized sale of alcoholic beverages in the municipality. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Dunagan Essie Lee Dunagan, 85, of Coffeeville died Feb. 17, 2006 at her residence in the Bethel Community. More...

Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Sue Gates Allday 4-2-1950-2-25-2005 More...

Card of Thanks

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Sports

Clarke County makes Sweet Sixteen

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs advanced to Sweet Sixteen of the Class 3A state playoffs as they beat Aliceville 59-54 last Friday night in Grove Hill. More...

Batter up!!!

Bulldogs open season hosting Millry Wildcats

With only three returning position starters, the Clarke County High School Bulldogs will be facing the baseball season with a young team. More...

Memories of last year’s title game loss fresh on Gator’s minds

There is a constant reminder everyday for the Clarke Prep Gators baseball team. More...

Editorial

Cool the rhetoric and talk issues with moral conservatives

From The Nethermost

State Rep. Nick William has made a forecast for who will not run for public office as a Democrat. In the Feb. 16 issue of the Clarke County Democrat, he was quoted as saying that More...

Region can grow if counties will work together

Our Opinions

Over the years it has become more and more evident that rural Alabama has to work and push for everything that it gets More...

Judge Roy Moore far behind Gov. Bob Riley in early voter polling

Alabama Scene

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