September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Circuit Court sets civil jury term next week

Civil court jury cases will be heard in Clarke County Circuit Court, starting Monday, Sept. 27. More...

Grove Hill mayor blames courthouse for parking woes

Tempers flare at meeting on proposed streetscape

A slightly revised streetscape plan for downtown Grove Hill received mixed reviews last Thursday night. The most vocal comments were still critical of the plan. More...

Gun at C'ville school lands man in jail

A man who took a pistol to the Coffeeville High School was arrested Friday night. More...

Thomasville police make 10 felony arrests past week

Thomasville Police Department reported 10 felony arrests and eight miosdemeanor arrests during the week of Sept. 11-17. More...

Special Sections

Business

70th annual meet for CWEMC held

Harrison retains trustee seat over challenger Shepherd

Amid colorful tents, savory hot dogs and the lure of winning a free pickup truck, Clarke-Washington Electric Member-ship Cooperative celebrated its 70th birthday in grand style on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Promoting growth

Clarke and Choctaw county leaders have formed a new non-profit organization, named Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership (TREDP), an alliance to leverage the combined resources and assets of Clarke and Choctaw counties and create a regional ap More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of Education meets today The Clarke County Board of Education will meet More...

Church News

T'ville Church of God homecoming set

The Thomasville Church of God Homecoming is Sunday, Sept. 24 with services starting at 10 a.m. Lunch will follow at noon. More...

Gospel singing for Shirley Wright

For over 30 years Shirley Wright was at the very heart of the work of the Baptist Churches in Clarke County, as her husband Jack served as Director of Missions and she served as Associational Clerk. More...

Christians should be examples

I Timothy 5:21-22 says, "I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Reasonable Republicans buck Bush

At last, even some of the more balanced members of the Republican Party are finally starting to wake up to President Bush's relentless assault on personal liberties. More...

Alabama Scene

Lindsey's traffic stop flap boils down to who you believe

It is a case of "he said-he said." I speak of the arrest of State Sen. Pat Lindsey, D-Butler, for driving 77 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Hammett keeps speaker's job, headaches and all

The selection of Speaker of the House will not be as volatile and contentious as the race for President Pro Tem of the Senate next year. Nevertheless it will be just as crucial and pivotal. More...

Schools

Students can be STARS!

The State Department of Education, CLAS (Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools) and Learning Through Sports, have teamed up to provide public schools across Alabama with free access to the award-winning character education program, STAR Sportsmanshi More...

Reading in Ms. Allen's class

Ms. Ruth Allen's Reading class will be participating in book studies, using novels of various genres in their classroom this year. More...

Students repot plant for school front

Mrs. Chaney's fourth grade class read "Just a Dream," which is written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. This story is about a boy who has a very magical dream and learns the importance of keeping his environment clean. More...

'Two judges in courtroom' moves trial to Mobile Co.

Judicial nominee accused of will, estate wrongs

The trial of a circuit court judge nominee has been moved out of the circuit because of the trial judge's concern about the perception jurors could have of "two judges in the courtroom." More...

Sparring for the last nectar of summer

Two hummingbirds joist over who will get a taste of the sweet water from the feeder hanging on the porch of Tommy and Carolyn Wood's residence in Grove Hill. More...

Whatley woman one of two dead in Monroe crash

Monroe County firefighters look at the wreckage of two vehicles after the victims had been cut out Monday afternoon. The wreck happened on Highway 84 just west of Monroeville. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Rice Gaines Rice, 77, of St. Stephens died Sept. 14, 2006 at a local hospital in Clarke County. More...

Community

Cards of Thanks

There are no words to express the appreciation to the people who showed us their love and kindness during the illness and death of Lucille White. A special thank you to the staff and nurses at Jackson Medical Center. To Dr. More...

VFW, Ladies Auxiliary have variety of projects

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5106 and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Thomasville have been busy lately. More...

'Rocket Boys' is Community Read project for September and October

The 2006 Community Read of "Rocket Boys" (retitled October Sky) by Alabama author Homer Hickam Jr. is sponsored by Grove Hill and Thomasville Art Councils will be September through October. More...

Sports

Kimbrough, 'Dogs muscle Leopards

CCHS 22, Mobile Ch. 9

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs returned the opening kickoff for a score and never looked back as they beat the Leopards of Mobile Christian 22-9 last Friday at H.G. Prim Stadium. More...

CPS Gators fall to Fort Dale

Fort Dale 22, CPS 20

For the first time in over two seasons the Clarke Prep School have two loses and have fallen from the top 10 ranking after they were edged 22-20 by the Fort Dale Eagles last Friday night at Hamilton Field in Grove Hill. More...

Tigers hold off Aggie rally

THS 27, JHS 18

You got your money's worth when you layed down your five dollars last Friday night at Anderson Field as the Thomasville Tigers outlasted the Jackson Aggies 27-18 in a key region game as well as a county rival game. More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

The gift of laughter

Brenda Brassell has two special gifts from God. One gift is her ability to find humor in almost every circumstance of her life. More...

Dale-Brooks exchange marriage vows in Jackson's Pearce Park

Jamie Danita Brooks of Grove Hill and Arthur James Dale of Frisco City were married Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 5 p.m. at Pearce Memorial Park with Rev. Matthew Davis officiating. More...

Roberts- Pilkington tell plans

Miss Rachel Roberts and Mr. Rhett Pilkington, both of Thomasville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...