March 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Lathan runs again for State House District 65 seat

Wayne Lathan has announced his candidacy for the Ala-bama House of Represent-atives, Dis-trict 65. He is running as a Democrat. More...

Choctaw educator announces for local House job

Angie Williams has announced that she is a Democratic candidate for the Alabama House of Rep-resentatives, District 65. More...

Going up... coming down in Grove Hill

Steel framing is going up rapidly on the new courthouse addition (top photo). J. C. More...

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Community

Locals see 'Les Miserales'

Coffeeville

Nicholas Reid and Noah Osier have returned to Pittsburgh, Penn. on Saturday. They had spent their spring break here visiting with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roberts and me. Both will graduate from Carnergie Mellon University in May. More...

Here are some tasty recipes using fresh strawberries

Memories & Recipes

It%27s strawberry pickin%27 time! On a trip back from Gulf Shores we stopped in at Burris%27 Farm Market. More...

Minor-Bradford to marry April 1 in Butler church

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Minor of Butler announce the engagement of their daughter, Kassie Elizabeth Minor, to Glover Heath Bradford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Bradford of Scyrene and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Drinkard of Thomasville. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Historical Society to hear about Indian artifacts

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, March 26 More...

Church News

Announcements

First Assembly of God to have special speaker

First Assembly of God of Jackson will have a special speaker, Rev. Lee Moseley, Sunday, March 26 at 10:45 a.m. Rev. Moseley is a student and worship pastor of New Hope Assembly of God near Pittsburg, Penn. More...

Church of the Week

Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church

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Look for Jesus' transfiguration in our lives

Transfiguration: Glory and Strength. From a recent reading is the famous account of Jesus%27 Transfiguration. The uplifting gift of Jesus to His disciples at their time of need. Jesus is always trying to prepare His church for their "road" ahead. More...

Armed robbery in Thomasville

The Thomasville Police Department is investigating the town%27s first armed robbery of the year. More...

GH Council gives to litter fight

The Grove Hill Town Council approved a $500 donation to the Clarke County Citizens Against Litter organization during Monday night%27s meeting. More...

Landmark burger house closing

Ed Harris started work at drive in that now bears his name in 1964

A 41-year tradition of food and fun will end Saturday when Ed%27s Drive In, formerly Troy%27s Drive In, in Jackson, closes. More...

Paul running for District 1 commission seat

Maurice Paul is running for the District 1 seat on the Clarke County Commission. More...

Confrontation with officer in courtroom lands man in jail

A man appearing in Clarke County Settlement Court last week on sexual abuse charges was arrested again after he confronted a Thomasville police officer and became disruptive. More...

Coffeeville police chief says local citizens are mostly law-abiding

His love for a small town atmosphere was what led Clint Harrell from his job as an Alabama State Trooper to taking on the duties of Coffeeville Police Chief. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Etheridge Eloise Fendley Etheridge, 50, of Leroy died March 14, 2006 at her residence. More...

Cards of Thanks & Memoriams

A special thank you-A sincere thank you and great appreciation goes out to a great group of guys. That in this day in time can get together and do good for their fellow neighbors and have a good time while doing it. More...

Sports

Gators take JA to woodshed

The Clarke Prep Gators broke out the whipping stick Tuesday night as they beat Jackson Academy 19-2 in a big county and area game. More...

CCHS suffers three loses last week

The Bulldogs dropped three games last week. Clarke County High School lost to Sweet Water High School 13-10, W.S. Neal High School 15-4 and Thomasville High School 17-5. More...

Loss will take time to get over

Sports Scene Ross Wood

I don%27t really know about the five people you meet in Heaven, but as far as the five people...the ones who make the biggest impact on your life...here on Earth, I have a pretty good grasp. More...

Editorial

Run-off likely to be delayed for military's benefit

Alabama Scene

There will likely be a six-week run-off campaign in Alabama this year rather than the usual three-week campaign. More...

State legislators must still address prison overcrowding

Inside the Statehouse

Steve Flowers This year%27s legislative session is heading into the final month. The first two months have disappeared without much action or progress. More...

Recapping recent legislative activities

Ala. House

The House Minority, Republican, Caucus was disappointed that the Democrat leadership rebuffed its efforts to include middle class taxpayers in a tax cut plan approved by the body on Thursday. More...

Lifestyle

March Rose is a delight

Gardening With Dora

Probably you have experienced me prattling on about Kerria before. This time of year when mine is brightening up the shady area out back I can%27t resist writing yet one more column about it because I think you need one. More...