March 30, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Thomasville police report recent arrests

The Thomasville Police Department reported two felony arrests and 14 misdemeanor arrests during the week of March 20-26. More...

United Way's final tally told

The United Way of Clarke County held its annual meeting March 21 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Contributions for the year totaled $160,560, said Campaign Chairperson Julia Ann Deas. More...

CCERA meets in Coffeeville

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association met at New Faith Baptist Church Fellowship Hall March 16 in Coffeeville. Thirty-two members and guests were present. Deloris Lanier, president, was in charge. More...

Roe to celebrate birthday April 2

Ms. Flossie Roe will be turning 93 years old on Sunday, April 2. Her children invite all of her friends and relatives to bring a covered dish and celebrate the day with her at her home on Rabbit Creek Road. More...

RSVP seeks volunteers for school

RSVP-"Your Invitation to Volunteer" is looking for dedicated volunteers to serve in the local elementary school working with children, kindergarten through fourth grade. More...

Ambitious bike-a-thon is April 26 across 3 counties

"Pedaling for a Cure" Bike-a-thon will take place Wednesday, April. 26 at 7 a.m. starting in Gilbertown at the town hall located on U.S. Highway 17. More...

Gators take double dipper from TA

Talk about snatching victory from the jaws of defeat and the Clarke Prep Gators are a walking example as they came from behind twice to take both ends of the double-header from the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights last Friday in Grove Hill. More...

A true gem moves on to another home

Sports Scene Ross Wood

Now I have no idea whether you ever had the chance to meet Robin Tyra. 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...

CPS senior named UWA cheerleader

Kayla Shields, Clarke Prep senior, competed in the University of West Alabama cheerleader competition. She competed against 23 girls and guys and won a spot on the squad on Sunday, March 19. More...

Local man warns others for $20

John Luff of Grove Hill recently received two letters, both from post office boxes in Las Vegas, Nevada, telling him he was listed as a winner in a sweepstakes and they would need $20 from him for processing the paperwork. More...

Proclaimation honors local girl scout troop

Councilwoman Pat McGraw presented a Proclamation declaring March 12-18, 2006 Girl Scout Week to local Girl Scout Troops recently. Mrs. More...

Big turnip root!

Sadie Windham, 74, of Alma, brought this 3-pound turnip by The Democrat office recently. Mrs. Windham grew the massive plant in her garden in Gainestown. Her great-grandson, Ryan Gates, does the plowing in the garden. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Craig Renard Duff, to Felicia Antewan Abney; Justin Dean T. More...

Cross' homer lifts Bulldogs

La te inning heroics helped surge the Bulldogs of Clarke County High School past the Citronelle Wildcats 4-2 last Saturday in Grove Hill at Hudson Park. More...

Nice spring gobbler

Jared Hudson, right, killed this fine 18-pound gobbler the first week of the turkey season. The bird, called up by Josh Robinson of Evergreen, left, had a 10-inch beard and 1-inch spurs. More...

State parks ready for Spring

Spring is here, and Alabama%27s State Parks are preparing for the seasonal influx of visitors. Plenty of campsites are available in all of the State Parks statewide. More...