June 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Pardens' gas roots date back 50 years

Luther Parden started driving truck in '56

On June 6 Luther Parden and his family will celebrate 50 years in the butane and propane gas business. More...

Sunday afternoon stabbing lands Sweet Water woman in county jail

A Sweet Water woman was arrested on assault charges after she allegedly stabbed another woman during an altercation on Campbell's Landing Road Sunday night. More...

Jackson motel owner assaulted with hammer during robbery

An early morning robbery of the Royal Inn in Jackson, May 24, left the motel's owner with lacerations to his head and police on the hunt for the two men accused of committing the crime. More...

Special Sections

Sports

CPS Winter and Spring athletic award winners

The Clarke Prep School winter and spring athletes were honored recently with an awards banquet. More...

Calendar

Calendar

NAACP meets

The Clarke County NAACP will meet Sunday, June 4 More...

Church News

- Announcements -

Full Gospel meetings set

Full Gospel Apostolic Church of God of St. Stephens will have 2006 Pentecost meetings beginning Thursday, (tonight), June 1 through Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. More...

Standing on God's word

There are many trials that we face in our lives. Many times we feel that we have no one to turn to or we might feel we don't know who to turn to. My friend, you need to turn to Jesus. He can handle any kind of problem. More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

Eating fried doughnuts with Ed Sullivan

I received an e-mail from G. G. Atchley of North Caro-lina. She had read the article about root beer floats and paperdolls. More...

Schools

Davis has highest business calculus average in UWA class

Jim Davis of Thomasville is a junior at the University of West Alabama in Livingston. He was recognized by the College of Business for the Dean's List for Spring Semester of 2006. More...

CCHS awards, honors are detailed

Clarke County High School held Awards Night Tuesday, May 2. Those receiving academic honors are detailed below. More...

School uniform changes at C'ville

Coffeeville High School had a great year. There were many positive accomplishments made which included Award's Day, Graduation, Positive Speaker Mr. Willie Slater, 99.5 percent Graduated and an increase in AHSGE Test Scores. More...

Vote Tuesday, June 6 Must choose Demo or GOP ballot

Judge's, sheriff's contests among hottest races

Clarke County voters have had to decide between Democratic and Republican ballots for years now in primary contests but Tuesday's voting may make the decision harder than ever because a GOP countywide and district race will be on the ballot. More...

Toll road idea talked for Hwy. 84

Officials representing counties and cities along the U.S. Highway 84 corridor met in Monroeville last week to learn how the project to four-lane 84 could possibly be expedited. More...

New JIS principal, other school hires made

The Clarke County Board of Education met for the second time this month and approved the following personnel changes. The employees whose contracts were not renewed were notified after the May 11 meeting, when those changes were approved. More...

Choctaw man breaks leg in boat launching mishap

A Gilbertown man was injured Friday afternoon at Bud's landing in Coffeeville. More...

Thomasville police detail arrests from the past week

The Thomasville Police Department reported three felony arrests and 16 misdemeanor arrests during the past week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Harrison Geraldine Bouler Harrison, 59, of Thomasville died May 20, 2006 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. More...

Community

Morning Star house burns

The home of Dan Thomas, on Morning Star Road in the Morning Star community, burned Monday morning, May 22. Neighbors say they heard a noise, like a small explosion inside the house and then saw smoke. More...

Card Of Thanks

We at Salem Baptist Church want to thank each and every one that made a donation for the upkeep of the cemetery on the day of homecoming and through the mail. More...

Good ol' days not long ago

Work has been progresssing rapidly on the new BP convenience store and station at the corner of Jackson Street and Highway 84 in Grove Hill. More...

Editorial

Letter To The Editor

C'ville clean-up week big success

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the community volunteers and Coffeeville Beautification Club members who made our Spring Clean-up a great success. More...

Our View

More local races are on Demo ballot

Alabamians and Clarke Countians will go to the polls Tuesday to vote in primary contests. The June 6 voting isn't an "election," but a primary to benefit the two major political parties, the Democrats and Republicans. More...

Alabama Scene

Meaning of nepotism highlighted by chancellor's actions

Because I am what some folks called a "wordsmith"-one who uses words in his trade-I have always been fascinated by the origin of words. More...