May 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Area candidates detail where their money comes from

Political candidates must file financial disclosure forms that detail contributions and expenditures. More...

Work on LP plant road started

After a delay as planning details were worked out, clearning has started on the new industrial access road to the Louisiana-Pacific oriented strand board mill off of Highway 43 south of Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

Community

Hannah Etheredge of T'ville is Clarke County Junior Miss

Hannah Etheridge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chip Etheridge of Thomasville, was selected as Clarke County's 2007 Junior Miss during Saturday night's program. More...

Fire scare at Dumas

Area firefighters were called to Dumas Manufacturing Friday afternoon, May 5, when the room where the paint and varnish is kept caught fire. Firefighters said the sprinkler system did its job in helping to keep the blaze down. More...

Corrections

The restaurant that was most recently called the Farmhouse, and prior to that Magnolia Perfect Parties, and before that, the Magnolia Inn, is owned by Don and Peggy Ricketts. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

BOE meets today

The Clarke County Board of Education will have its regular meeting More...

Church News

Grove Hill Baptist Church to celebrate 145th birthday

Founded in 1861, Grove Hill Baptist Church will be celebrating "Heritage Day" Sunday, June 4. This year marks the 145th anniversary of this local Southern Baptist church. More...

Church Announcements

Bassett Creek to celebrate birthday

Bassett Creek Baptist Church will continue to celebrate its 196th birthday on Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. with a special singing featuring the Monument Quartet of Nashville, Tenn. who will present a program of old time gospel music. More...

Lifestyle

Dearmon-Fore to marry May 20 in Silas residence

Tony Dearmon of Millry and Calvin and Pam Andrews of Silas announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Latish Dearmon, to Joshua Fore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Fore of Coffeeville. More...

Robinsons to celebrate 62 years of marriage

Miles Robinson Jr., 82 and Mizella Robinson, 79 of 2061 Mackey Road in Whatley will celebrate their 62nd year wedding anniversary Saturday, May 13. More...

Final Wedding Plans

Bettis-Williams Melissa Bettis and Bruce Williams will exchange marriage vows Friday, May 12 at the Clarke County Courthouse. More...

Chase ends in arrest of brothers and hiders

A chase in Jackson led to the arrest of two brothers and those helping them to hide Sunday. More...

County to review policy of accepting new roads for upkeep

Clarke County Commission-ers plan to look over the county's policy for taking on the maintenance of new roads. More...

Fun at forestry festival

Youngsters and adults alike had fun at the Alabama Treasure Forest-sponsored forestry festival at Clarke Prep School Saturday. More...

Forestry Festival Salutes Trees

Festival held at Clarke Prep School in Grove Hill saluting forestry and the timber industry. The event was coordinated by the Alabama Treasure Forest Association. The turnout was not as good as the organizers had hoped but everyone seemed to enjoy the exh

Forestry industry supports Log A Load For Kids that benefits Children's Hospitals. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituary

Williams Albert F. Williams, 71, of Atmore died April 8, 2006. More...

Sports

Gators advance to state, to face nemesis Patrician in opener

The score can be readily recalled by all of the members of the Clarke Prep baseball team. The score is 6-5, the final tally by which the Gators lost the Class AA state championship to the Patrician Saints last year. More...

GH duo shines at ASCC

Brandon Powell, left, hit a 2-out RBI single to lead Alabama Southern past Faulkner State Tuesday afternoon in Monroeville. It was a one-game playoff to determine which team advanced to the state tournament. More...

Big gobbler wins new gun

Adam Anderson, of Bradford Outdoors, presents John Champion with a new Browning Gold NWTF series shotgun. Champion won the Big Gobbler Contest with a turkey that had a 12 and halfinch beard and one and threeeighths inch spurs. More...

Editorial

Our View

No zoning, no alcohol in T'ville

A number of Thomasville citizens presented a petition earlier this year asking the city council to seek local legislation that would allow them to vote on a municipal option bill regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages in the city. More...

Strange's TV commercial has garnered most attention

Alabama Scene

I have been asked what I think is a valid question: When will the battle of TV commercials begin between the various and sundry candidates for state office in the upcoming primaries now less than a month away? More...

Deadline to sign up for prescription drug benefits is May 15

Congress Reports

This is a reminder that the last day to sign up for the Medicare prescription drug benefit is fast approaching. The deadline to sign up is Monday, May 15. More...

Schools

March Gator Greats

Clarke Preparatory School's March Gator Greats are pictured, front row, seated, Lillie Morgan, Rylee Moore, Leighton Powell, Alexandria Huckabee, Dalton McIntye, Jacob McIntyre, Conner Overstreet, Rylan Allday, middle row, Collins Robinson, Katie Ski More...

April Gator Greats

Clarke Preparatory School's April Gator Greats are pictured, front row, seated, Amanda Pugh, Theron Stacey, Chase Gunter, Gage Massey, Harlee McLean, Adrian Peters, Tim Russell and Chase Reed, second row, kneeling, Edward Skipper, Gabriela Coffman, V More...