June 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Loser files contest in District 4 race for school board seat

Mims Hacketts says T. L. Douglas intimidated voters

Mims Hacketts has filed a contest in his primary loss to T. L. Douglas for the District 4 seat on the Clarke County Board of Education. More...

Jax RR overpass to cost $5.2 million

During his report to the Jackson City Council Tuesday, Mayor Richard Long said the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) let the bid on the Industrial Road railroad overpass May 26. More...

Sunday morning accident fatal for Walker Springs man

A Walker Springs man died in an automobile crash Sunday morning. More...

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A rt classes and show set Clarke Davis Performing Arts Center will continue to have Adult Art Classes More...

Church News

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Grove Hill Missionary Church continues revival

Grove Hill Missionary Baptist Church of the Eliska community of Uriah will continue its Youth and Spring Revival Thursday, (tonight), June 15 and end Friday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. More...

Waiting for God to join the battle

A battle is a fight, a large-scale engagement, between armed forces on land, at sea, or in the air. We face great battles in life: spiritual battles, physical, financial, mental and emotional battles. More...

Lifestyle

Williams-Bourgeois to marry June 24

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Williams of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Williams, to Donny Bourgeois, son of Suzanne Bourgeois of Lafayette, La. and Philip Bourgeois of Mittie, La. More...

Bradford- Phillips wed May 6

Margie Phillips of Grove Hill and Mack Bradford of Sunny South were united in marriage Saturday, May 6, 2006 at 3 p.m. at the home of the groom. Rev. Denis Couturie officiated. More...

Final Wedding Plans

Lambard-Davis Laurie Elizabeth Lambard and Ryan Owen Davis will exchange wedding vows Saturday, June 17 at 3 p.m. at the Gainestown United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the home of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Lambard Sr. More...

ADC poll watcher says she was mistreated

Former Grove Hill Town Council member Mary Golthy went before the Clarke County Commission Tuesday morning to complain about what she called unfair treatment by a Clarke County sheriff's deputy at the polls last week. More...

Pioneer cabin moved to museum

The Josiah and Lucy Mathews double pen log cabin has been moved from south of Grove Hill to the Clarke County Museum grounds. Plans are to restore the circa 1830s example of a pioneer log cabin. More...

It's official: DuBose wins by 99 votes

Stuart DuBose picked up six provisional ballot votes across the three counties of the First Judicial Circuit to retain his narrow victory for a circuit judge seat. More...

Execution- style slaying nets life sentence for Wright

Laddarios Wright was sentenced to life in prison at his sentencing hearing June 6. Judge Thomas Baxter presided over the hearing. More...

Counterfeit $100 bills reported in Jackson

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge has issued a warning to business owners that a significant number of counterfeit $100 bills have been circulating in town. More...

Thomasville police make 5 felony arrests

The Thomasville Police Department reported five felony arrests and 20 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Slater Arthur Slater Jr., 77, of Coffeeville died Sunday, June 11, 2006 at Jackson Medical Center. More...

Community

Calhouns and Whatleys gather for annual reunion

For the 33rd time the Whatleys, Calhouns and their community friends enjoyed their annual gathering on June 3. The format was a four o'clock covered dish picnic, spread in the social hall of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Buckalew honored during UWA program

The University of West Alabama recently recognized students for academic achievement and leadership on the Livingston campus during its annual Honors Day Convocation. More...

T'ville sparring with Allied Waste over rate hike

The Thomasville City Council Monday authorized Mayor Sheldon Day and City Attorney Edmon McKinley to try and negotiate a new contract with the city's garbage contractor and if the negotiations fail to seek bids from other contractors. More...

Editorial

Alabama Scene

Moore and Siegelman big losers in recent primary

Now that the dust has settled from one of the least exciting major state elections in memory, a few observations: More...

From The Nethermost

Go a step beyond 'Roses are red...'

You might suspect that I have never written a poem in my life. Until recently, this would be true. This is not said in boastful pride. It simply is that doing such a thing never occurred to me. More...

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