May 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Hail pounds area and tornadoes dip low last week

Even though several tornadoes were spotted in Clarke County last week, most of the storm damage seemed to come from the hail. More...

Rape charge dropped against C'ville teacher at arraignment

The charge of rape, first degree against Sharon Rutherford was dismissed during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning, May 11. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Gators claim first baseball title

The clock finally didn't strike midnight on the Clarke Prep baseball team. More...

GH native leads AUM to regional series

The fifth-ranked AUM Senators secured a spot in the Atlantic South Super Regional and kept alive their hopes of competing in the NAIA World Series after winning the NAIA Region XIII Tournament title Saturday afternoon. More...

Sports Scene

The long road home can be short

For over 15 years the trip home from Selma has been a long one. More...

Editorial

Our View

Challenge to grads: Take part!

Graduation time is here once again. Soon, high school seniors around the county and college seniors with ties to the area will be walking the aisles and receiving their diplomas. More...

Hot GOP battle for senate seat

Inside the Statehouse

One of the best races formulating within the GOP is the intra party senate race between veteran Gardendale State Sen. Jack Biddle and Gardendale Rep. Scott Beason. Biddle has served in the Alabama Legislature for over 30 years. More...

Little snap, crackle, pop in gubernatorial primary races

Alabama Scene

It is without question the strangest and the quietest gubernatorial campaign in my memory. More...

Schools

The end to a good year

The end of another great school is here! As we walk through the busy hallways and classrooms, it is evident that the school year is coming to an end at a rapid pace. More...

Playground equipment dedicated

On April 24 Grove Hill Elementary School had its official playground dedication. More...

Kindergarten registration extended

GHES is excited to once again offer Four Year Old Kindergarten for the community. More...

How will local GOP contests impact voters?

For the first time in probably Clarke County's history, a countywide Republican primary contest and a district GOP race are competing with local Democratic races and they are causing some confusion. More...

Baseball-sized hail

Everyone has heard stories of baseball-sized hail but you rarely actually see any. Well, the hail that fell on parts of Clarke County last week was that big or nearly so. More...

Clarke school board committee to look into discipline issues

Including cell phone use by students

Superintendent Gerald Stephens told members of the Clarke County Board of Education that the policy committee will meet this summer to discuss issues concerning student discipline. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Brunson Ethel Brown Brunson, 85, of Jackson died May 12, 2006 at a local hospital. More...

Community

County students earn UWA degrees

The University of West Alabama honored approximately 280 graduates at its spring commencement ceremonies held May 6 in Pruitt Gymnasium on the Livingston campus. Commencement speaker Rep. More...

Brown earns award

State Farm is pleased to recognize Jackson agent, John Brown, for receiving the Legion of Honors award. More...

COUNTY RECORDS

Marriage license applications Remmington Allan Thurston, to Jennifer Nicole Morgan; Ossie Merida, to Mildred Simon; Lee Roy Thompson, to Tracy Frye Rodgers; Joseph Harold Kane II, to Kimberly Lynn Weatherly; Joel Curtis Skinner, to Sherrie Ann Wells More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

ASU alumni banquet set The Clarke County Alumni Chapter of the Alabama State University will have its annual banquet More...

Church News

In that great day

Rev. Heary Rodgers Whatley & Gainestown A.O.H. Church More...

Church Announcements

Lily Baptist to celebrate pastor's anniversary Lily Baptist Church of Fulton will celebrate its pastor, Rev. and Mrs. Wiley McMillian's anniversary Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Special guests will be Rev. Corey Morrow, pastor of the New Mt. More...

Church of the Week

Bethlehem Baptist Church

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Lifestyle

Edwards-Chaney exchange vows in Florida church

Chris Michelle Edwards and Charles Grant Chaney were married in Jacksonville, Fla. on Feb. 4, 2006. Rev. Ian Clark performed the 5 p.m. ceremony at the Christian Family Church. More...

Alldays to celebrate 50 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Allday (nee Betty Pugh) of Jackson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 21, from 2-4 p.m. at Forest Avenue Baptist Church in Jackson in the fellowship hall. More...

Mullins - Gibson to wed June 17 in Toxey

The Rev. and Mrs. Rodney Mullins of Dickinson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Daphne Elizabeth, to Gary Allen Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gibson of Toxey. More...