October 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Town clerk never gave up on cancer fight

Grove Hill Town Clerk Edd Stifflemire collapsed and died outside the Town Hall last Thursday afternoon. More...

Proposed north-south freeway gets hearing

Representatives from the Alabama Department of Transportation will hear comments from local residents on the study for a proposed West Alabama Freeway during a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 5 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the ALDOT office in Grove Hill More...

Tarleton named permanent utilities supervisor for town

Benny "Bug" Tarleton was hired as the permanent utilities supervisor for the Town of Grove Hill during Monday night's town council meeting. More...

Special Sections

Business

Saluting Clarke County Forestry

Special Section coming in October

The timber industry has been the mainstay of Southwest Alabama's economy for decades. More...

Sports

Last minute field goal lifts JHS

JHS 23, CCHS 20

The 92nd meeting between Clarke County High School and Jackson High School was highlighted with big plays and a thrilling finish as the Aggies won 23-20 on a field goal with less than a minute left in the game. More...

Gators send Senators reeling

CPS 21, Morgan 7

The Clarke Prep School Gators kept their playoff hopes alive as they beat Morgan Academy 21-7 last Friday night at Hamilton Field. More...

Bulldogs spring Bear trap against Leroy

SWHS 35, LHS 6

Call it karma or a quirk of nature, but just prior to Sweet Water and Leroy kicking off their game last Friday night, a flock of geese flew over in a "V" formation: "V" as in victory and the name of the field in Sweet Water is Victory Field. More...

Schools

Lots going on at CCHS this term

With the first nine weeks behind us, Clarke County High School has had a great start. More...

FCA members 'Meet at the Pole'

Clarke County High School and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes acknowledged "See You at the Pole" on Sept. 27 with the largest turnout the school has ever seen with more than 100 students. More...

Seniors to attend College Day

On Friday, Oct. 6, the entire senior class from Clarke County High School will visit the campus of Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville to attend a career and college fair. More...

Estate dispute settles without trial Monday

An estate dispute that accused Jackson lawyer and circuit judge nominee Stuart C. DuBose of malpractice and other improprieties was settled in Mobile Circuit Court Monday as preparations were being made to seat a jury for a trial. More...

Work above and work below

The new water tank being constructed near the Grove Hill Elementary School is silhouetted by an early morning sun one day last week. More...

Ex-boyfriend charged with torching Mustang

A Sweet Water man was arrested for what Clarke County deputies believe was a crime of passion last week. More...

Fire Prevention Parade slated in Jackson Oct. 8

'Watch What You Heat!' theme for the week

Fire Prevention Week begins in Clarke County and Nationally on Sunday, Oct. 8 with the theme "Watch What You Heat!" This year's emphasis on preventing cooking fires reminds everyone that kitchen fires are one of the most preventable fires we have. More...

Fulton sewer project gets go-ahead after slight trim

The final steps for Fulton's new sewerage system were taken Monday as the council passed a resolution to accept the final bids. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Edge William O. Edge, 86, of Grove Hill died Oct. 3, 2006 in a local hospital. More...

Community

Boat ramp to close for repairs

The public boat ramp at Gainestown Landing on the Alabama River will be closed for repairs beginning Monday, Oct. 9. It is anticipated that the repairs will take approximately two weeks to complete. More...

Chance & Scyrene Costa Rica teacher enjoys Chance visit for Grandma Taite's 'soul' food

Mrs. Maxie Taite of Chance recently enjoyed a visit from her grandson, Tyrone Jackson, who lives and teaches in Samara Beach Guanacaste, Costa Rica. He is the son of Mrs. Taite's deceased daughter, Diane. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

CCDEC meets tonight The Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee will meet More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Saint Peter's revival continues

Saint Peter Baptist Church located in the Allen community in Grove Hill will continue its revival Thursday, (tonight), Oct. 5 and end Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Leonard Frazier of the Stonewall Baptist Church of Mt. More...

Signs of the 'end of the age'

In Matthew 24:3: The disciples ask this question: "What shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?" In Acts 2:17: Peter states, "And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh." More...

Lifestyle

Carleton-Boone tell plans for Oct. 29 wedding

Mrs. Lester Roy Carleton of Birmingham announces the engagement of her daughter, Sharon Lea Carleton of Asheville, N.C., to the Rev. Canon Robert A. Boone Jr., also of Asheville. More...

Memories & Recipes

Kathy Wilson is Scyrene community's Florence Nightingale

Scyrene is a really great community. When someone is sick or hurting, the members of the community want to help. We have a diversity of talents and skills to rely upon. More...

Final Wedding Plans Told

Clarke-Steadham Christy Ann Clarke and Richard Brandon Steadham will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Liberty Baptist Church located at 7759 Old Hwy. 5 South, Thomasville. More...