March 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Gainestown 4-wheeler wreck hurts 2

Two people were injured in a four-wheeler accident on Gray Fox Road in Gainestown Sunday morning. More...

GOP school board rep wants to move to commission

Clint Odom of Jackson has announced that he will seek the Re-publican nomination for the District 3 seat on the Clarke County Com-mission. More...

Drys present case against T'ville alcohol

Bill may run out of time in state legislature this session

Advocates for keeping Thomasville dry presented their views to the city council Monday night. More...

Molestation cases against Patricks nol prossed, filed

Settlement court was held for criminal cases in Clarke County Circuit Court last week. More...

Old St. Stephens Historic Park reopens with new horse riding trail

The Old St. Stephens Historic Park and Museum reopened for the spring and summer season on March 17 and St. Stephens Historical Commission Director Jim Long said things are looking up by way of funding for the Washington County park. More...

Special Sections

Community

Chance families going to Gatlinburg, Tenn. for reunion June 30-July 3

Chance & Scyrene

Gail Marshall The Bright, Carlton, Dortch, Dotson, Jackson, King, Maiben, McCaskill, Wilson Family Reunion will be held in Gatlinburg, Tenn. on Friday, June 30 through Monday, July 3. More...

Alzheimer's support group to form

A support group for caregivers of Alzheimer%27s patients is in the process of being formed. More...

Correction

Lauren Wiggins made the all A honor roll at Clarke Prep School. She is a third grade student. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

C offeeville RSVP meeting set The Coffeeville RSVP will hold its next meeting More...

Church News

Seven Oaks Baptist to host gospel singing

There will be gospel singing on Friday, April 14, 7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Baptist Church in Chatom. More...

Church of the Week

Salem Baptist Church

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Announcements

Mt. Zion to have benefit program

Mt. Zion #2 Baptist Church of Grove Hill will have a benefit program for Deacons L.V. Martin and Walter Lee Griffin Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m. All choirs and groups are encouraged to come and participate in this program. More...

Lifestyle

You'll never guess what the two cans of milk are used for

Memories & Recipes Cindy Garrick I had just written about fresh strawberries when my brother, Pete, came for a turkey hunt and brought a whole flat of them. More...

Couple weds in Tenneessee church

Traci Augusta Atchison and Michael Franklin Turley Jr. of Alcoa, Tenn., were united in marriage on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006. More...

Pugh-Cooke set wedding date

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Pugh of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Twilla Susanne to Jason Wayne Cooke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cooke of Birmingham. More...

Next Friday deadline for candidates to qualify

While a lot of candidates have said they are running and have even announced through local newspapers, not all have actually formally signed up-that is qualified with the local Democratic or Republican parties. More...

Lion's Fest, museum play in Grove Hill Saturday

Lions Fest, a family fun day, sponsored by the Grove Hill Lions Club, will be held Saturday, April 1 in downtown Grove Hill. More...

Opine-Tallahatta makes 14 VFDs in Clarke County

Commissioners endorsed a resolution recognizing the present fire districts and fire departments in the county. More...

Political Announcements

Jackson attorney seeks to become new circuit judge

Stuart C. DuBose has qualified as a Democratic candidate for Circuit Judge for the First Judicial Cir-cuit, which in-cludes all of Choctaw, Clarke and Washington counties. More...

Arrests booked through county jail

Twenty-seven people were booked into the Clarke County Jail over the past week for various offenses. More...

Jackson council zones new industrial park

The Jackson City Council approved a motion, last Thursday, to rezone property on Highway 177 from A-0 (agricultural) to I (industrial), but not before hearing some concerns from a citizen who lives in the area. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Myers Bessie Helen Myers, 86, of Jackson died March 23, 2006 at a local hospital. More...

Memoriam

Not a day goes by that we don%27t think of them. We take comfort in knowing they are with the Lord. More...

Cards of Thanks

We would like to thank you dear hearts and gentle people for your support during Allen%27s illness and death. We appreciate all of you. More...

Business

Clarke cattleman touts Senepols in South America

Jackson cattleman Earl King recently returned from a trip to South America, where he went with several others from Alabama, to promote Senepol cattle. More...

Boise investing $1.3 million to build pallets in Jackson

New operation will create eight new jobs

Boise Cascade, LLC is investing $1.3 million in its sawmill operation in Jackson to start manufacturing pallets. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Roy Moore destructing his own candidacy

Roy Moore, the ousted Alabama chief justice, has found that even the Ten Commandments can%27t overcome him constantly putting his foot in his mouth in his self-destructing campaign to become governor. More...

Judge Moore will ride race to end on GOP horse

Alabama Scene

It was a predictable rumor because his polling numbers are so bad, but former Chief Justice Roy Moore has made it clear that he has no intention of dropping out of the GOP gubernatorial primary and running as an independent in the General Election in More...

District work period provides brief respite

Congress Reports

This past week, the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourned for a week-long district work period. More...

Schools

Della Chapman awarded UWA academic scholarship

Della Shavonda Chapman of Gainestown was recently awarded a $6,000 Trustees Scholarship to attend the University of West Alabama in Livingston. More...