March 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Turn lane being built

Construction of a turn lane in front of AC Fabricated Products on Highway 43 is progressing. More...

Brunson seeks coroner's post as a Democrat

Kevin Brunson has announced he will run as a Democratic candidate for Clarke County Coroner. More...

Jackson lawyer qualifies to run for circuit judge

Chris Bail-ey has qualified as a Democratic candidate for Circuit Judge for the First Judicial Circuit. The First Judicial Circuit includes all of Clarke, Choctaw and Washington Counties. More...

C'ville tables abandoned car ordinance

The Coffeeville Town Council has once again tabled the issue of an abandoned car ordinance until its next meeting. More...

Jackson firefighters stay busy fighting brush fires last week

High winds in the area last Wednesday and Thursday fanned grass and brush fires, calling out the Jackson Fire Department members and several trucks to combat the blazes. Two other calls kept firefighters busy as well. More...

Store owner arrested for tax evasion

Lloyd Brantley Woodard, 42, of Coffeeville was arrested March 3 on charges of state sales tax evasion, following a recent indictment by a Choctaw County Grand Jury. Woodard has been released on a $12,000 bond. More...

Special Sections

Sports

CCHS Bulldogs split double-dipper

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs took both ends of a three-team double-header this past Saturday in Grove Hill. More...

Local hoopers to vie for state player of the year honors

McIntosh High School Kim Davis, Patrician Academy%27s Kane Andrews and J.F. Shields%27 Cortez Johnson are three of the finalists for the Alabama Sports Writers Association Player of the Year awards. More...

Gobble, gobble, gobble!

The 12th annual banquet for the National Wild Turkey Federation, Clarke County Chapter, was held at the National Guard Armory in Thomasville Friday night. More...

Church News

Wagarville native to speak at Aglow meeting

Keith Williams, a native of Irvington and a resident of Wagarville, will be the guest speaker at the Aglow International meeting on Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m. at Jackson City Hall in downtown Jackson. More...

Announcements

Inspirational Tabernacle will have minister's council

Inspirational Tabernacle of Jackson will present the Zion Tabernacle Fellowship Assemblies minister%27s council Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19. The theme will be "Equipping God Minister%27s For Service," from Ephesians 4:12. More...

Church of the Week

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

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Schools

K-4 registration continues

We are excited to once again offer 4-year-old Kindergarten for our community. More...

Principal's Comments

Another school year approaching its end

The Third Nine Weeks grading period has just ended and we are rapidly approaching the end of another school year. With only nine weeks left, we are beginning to realize how much we have to do and the amount of time in which to do it. More...

GHES PTA officers for school year

Gerald Stephens, Clarke County Superintendent, installed PTA officers for the 2006-2007 school year. Mrs. Jackie Newsom, President; Mrs. Karen Elmore, Vice President; Miss Taraethia Rocker, Secretary and Mrs. More...

Hyundai looks for employees at ASCC's T'ville campus

Representatives from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC (HMMA) in Montgomery visited the Alabama Southern Thomasville Campus recently to recruit graduates from the colleges%27 advanced technology programs. More...

County animal shelter offered

Brandy and Andrew Champion, owners of Roundhill Pampered Pets went before the Clarke County Commission Monday morning to request their support of a county animal shelter. More...

Area artisans' work showcased

Dorothy Shephard of Thomasville prepares her exhibit for Friday night%27s opening reception of the Southern Art Bazaar at the National Guard Armory in Grove Hill. The show and sale continued Saturday. More...

GOP candidate running for State Senate seat

Stockton native John McMillan has announced his candidacy for the Ala-bama State Senate from District 22. More...

Timber to be cut at site of new ball fields

Gulf Lumber was awarded the bid for harvesting timber on property behind Grove Hill Elementary School, owned by the Clarke County Board of Education. More...

Price on new 911 center soon

Clarke County E-911 Director Becky Neugent told board members during Monday%27s meeting that Alabama Correctional Institute has a copy of the finalized plans for the new 911 center and will provide a quote for labor costs soon. More...

Man arrested for drugs in front of Jackson club last week

Hanging out at Creepers was not a good idea for one man in Jackson last week. More...

Woman arrested again for theft, forgery

A woman who has been arrested on several theft charges was arrested once again by Thomasville police officers on theft and forgery charges. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Upshaw Linda Grace Upshaw, 54, of Grove Hill died March 11, 2006. More...

Community

Mental Retardation Month

Terri Pezent, front left, a representative from the Clarke County Association of Retarded Citizens, looks on as Clarke County Commission Chairman Rhondel Rhone, seated, signs a resolution declaring March as Mental Retardation Month in Clarke County. More...

Computer classes offered at Grove Hill Public Library

The Grove Public Library has acquired a grant to provide free adult computer classes. These classes will be conducted Mondays and Fridays beginning April 3. More...

Cards of Thanks & Memoriams

Helwestern Fire and Rescue would like to thank everyone in the Helwestern, Grove Hill and surrounding communities for their support during our car wash and fundraiser Saturday. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Retired educators to meet

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association (CCERA) will be conducting a meeting on More...

Editorial

Correction

The name of Taylor Webb was inadvertently left off by the school from the All As honor roll for the second, nine weeks period at Clarke County High School. More...

Simple salute a testimonial of lady's great faith

Editor's Notes

She grew frail in her last years and was bent and stooped, but she didn%27t stop going to church until she simply couldn%27t put one foot ahead of the other. More...

What Others Say Legislation would protect rights of renters, landlords

If the state Senate agrees - and it should - Alabama may finally get regulations that will give renters more rights and protect landlords. More...

Lifestyle

Baseball season helps bring back great memories

Memories & Recipes

It%27s baseball season and I can%27t help but think about my Uncle, Richard Nettles. He loved the game of baseball. More...

Couple to wed at Cedar Fork church

Ganita Marstiller of Suggsville and Scott Pham of Alma announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding Sunday, March 19, 2006 at 3 p.m. at the Cedar Fork Baptist Church in Suggsville. More...

Hudson-Williams to say vows April 8

Mr. and Mrs. Kelly F. Sullivan of St. Stephens and the late George Daryl Hudson announce the engagement of their daughter, Callie Rae Hudson, to David Isaac (Ike) Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...