April 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Meets American Idol finalist

Suzanne Lairmore and daughter, Rachel of Mobile visited their aunt, Tena Clark in Pasadena, Calif. during the week of spring break. During their vacation they attended the set of American Idol with backstage passes on Wednesday, April 12. More...

Jax pedestrian struck and killed

A Jackson man died Sunday, hours after being struck by an automobile. More...

McReynolds gets 25-year sentence; called 'big dealer'

James McReynolds was sentenced to 25 years in the state penitentiary during a hearing in Clarke County Circuit Court Friday. More...

Unemployment rate continues downward

The Alabama unemployment rate decreased to 3.6 percent in February compared to 3.8 percent the previous month. The state's latest jobless figure represents over 3,000 fewer unemployed Alabamians than in January. More...

Man picked up on oustanding speeding ticket ends up being charged with a whole lot more

A man brought to Clarke County Jail for not appearing in court for a speeding ticket wound up being arrested for a lot more when he tried to leave. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Huge crowd on hand for GH's Opening Day

Over 400 kids, making up more than 20 teams, invaded the playing fields of Grove Hill's S.P. Hudson Park this past Saturday as the Dixie Leagues celebrated opening day. More...

Gators finish perfect in area

Four Clarke Prep pitchers combined to toss a no-hitter as the Gators beat area foe Sparta 12-0 last Friday, completing a 6-0 area record this season. More...

Lady Gators come from behind to win

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators rallied for four runs in the eighth inning to beat Saprta Academy 7-3 last Friday in Evergreen. More...

Editorial

Letters To The Editor

Saluting county's 911 workers

Dear Editor, On behalf of every employee at the Clarke County 911 Center, the Jackson Police Department and the Thomasville Police Department we would like to say a big thank you. More...

By Georg! Here's more details!

Dear Editor, Your editorial of 14 April, 2006, entitled, "Educating voters on two party system," fails to go far enough is supposedly educating voters. More...

Lifestyle

Plants, people deserve a second chance

Gardening With Dora

Because I believe that plants and people sometimes deserve another chance, I have decided to give the whole dianthus family one more try. Mine don't bloom. More...

Memories & Recipes

Mom's and friends' fun Mexican parties recalled Switching salt and sugar got them in trouble!

My mom was quite an independant spirit. An 80's lady in the 50's. More...

Man found guilty in Mt. Zion murder

Ladarius Wright, formerly of Grove Hill, was found guilty of murder by a jury in Clarke County Circuit Court last Friday. The trial took up most of the week. More...

C'ville schools to consolidate in one building

C'ville High to house all students

Clarke County Board of Education members voted last Thursday to consolidate Coffeeville High School and Coffeeville Elementary School for the upcoming school year. More...

GIS mapping details county's pertinent landmarks, other info

Clarke County Commission-ers were presented a copy of the completed Geographical Information System (GIS) map by Clarke County E-911 Director Becky Neugent. More...

CHS teacher under house arrest

Sharon Rutherford, the Coffeeville High School teacher, who is accused of having sexual contact with at least four students and convincing one to murder her husband was released on bond last week and is under house arrest. She lives in Thomasville. More...

Boys and Girls State Delegates

Girls State delegates from Clarke County High School and Clarke Preparatory School have been chosen to represent their schools at the 2006 Girls State Session at Troy State University in June. More...

Area photographers' works to be featured April 28-30 at United Methodist Church

The Grove Hill Arts Council will present "Photography In Your Own Back Yard", a photo exhibit featuring Clarke County, on April 28-30 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Bryant Lakeveon James Bryant, 3 months old, of Toddtown died April 21, 2006 at UAB Children's Hospital in Birmingham. He was born Jan. 2, 2006. More...

Community

Cards of Thanks

Thanks to all the family and friends for their generosity and kindness. More...

Chance Baptist Church working to raise $10,000 for renovation work

Chance & Scyrene

Two members of the All Saints Holiness Church in Packers Bend will deliver their sermons Sunday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. Sis. Lorene Mc-Connell and Sis. Chenelle Martin will preach at that time. More...

Sympathies extended to those with recent deaths

Coffeeville

Mrs. Patsy Clanton spent a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Angie DeMouy and Caitlyn in Mobile last week. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

CCAC open house today Clarke County Advocacy Center will host an Open House More...

Church News

Announcements

New Prospect to have cemetery working

New Prospect Baptist Church will have a cemetery working Saturday, April 29. Interested persons are asked to come help with raking and cleaning the cemetery. More...

Recruiting for God's army

We as Christians have a job, which is to help bring more people to Christ. We should be just like the army recruiters who go out and try to recruit people for the army. We should be out recruiting people for God's army. More...

Church of the Week

Visitation Catholic Church

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Schools

CPS Elementary Beauty Review

Kindergarten beauties

Clarke Preparatory School held its elementary grades beauty review Saturday, April 22. More...

First and second grade beauties

Clarke Preparatory School's elementary grades beauty review was held Saturday, April 22. More...

Third and Fourth grade beauties

The elementary grades beauty review was held at Clarke Preparatory School Saturday, April 22. More...