October 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Homecoming queens crowned at CCHS, CHS

Clarke County High School and Coffeeville High School both had their homecomings this past Friday night. Sharnise Davis was crowned queen at CCHS by last year's queen Tamichael Hill (left photo). More...

Thomasville man pleads guilty to felony, firearm possession

Also facing drug charges in 3 counties

Gary Lathan Jones of Thomasville pleaded guilty to felony possession of firearms in U.S. District Court last week. More...

Thomasville councilman concerned about property sale

Thomasville Council member Charles Allen voiced his concerns Monday night over the sale of the Crown building during the council meeting. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Stephens inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Gerald H. Stephens was honored on Oct. 7 by his induction into the Sports Hall of Fame at Southwest Mississippi Community College located in Summit, Miss. More...

Gators beat Colts, nail down playoff spot

CPS 42, Hooper 22

The Clarke Prep School Gators used a second quarter offensive explosion to beat the Hooper Colts 42-22 last Friday in Hope Hull and assured themselves a spot in the upcoming state playoffs. More...

Bulldogs explode past Francis Marion

CCHS 56, Francis Marion 0

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs remained perfect in region play and captured a huge homecoming win as they beat the Rams of Francis Marion 56-0 last Friday night at H.G. Prim Stadium. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

James Chapel Baptist continues revival

James Chapel Baptist Church of Barlow Bend will end its revival Thursday, (tonight), Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Clausell Boykin, pastor of the St. James A.M.E. Church of Choctaw Bluff. Sis. More...

Don't be willingly ignorant and eternally lost

Please read II Peter 3:1-7 and with careful note to v.5. Notice the phrase "willingly-ignorant." This phase simply means, to be of a particular mind or opinion, something escapes them of their own will, i.e., they are purposely, willfully ignorant. More...

Lifestyle

Kelley-Mitchum say wedding vows in Camden, Sept. 8

Allison Mitchum and Jason Kelley were united in marriage at Gainesridge in Camden on Sept. 8, 2006. Virginia Gardner officiated. More...

Jackson-Donnithorne to marry in B'ham

Dr. and Mrs. Larry Kent Jackson of Birmingham, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Katherine Elizabeth Jackson, to Captain Jeffrey White Donnithorne, son of Dr. and Mrs. Larry Ronald Donnithorne of Denver, Colorado. More...

Calhouns to celebrate 50 years of marriage on Oct. 28

Robert and Marie Denson Calhoun will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. at the Fulton Head Start Center. More...

Supreme Court rejects reprimand of DuBose as not severe enough

State Bar ordered to review suspension penalty imposed

The Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Alabama State Bar Association's disciplinary commission did not penalize Jackson attorney and Democratic circuit judge nominee Stuart DuBose severely enough for his involvement in the preparation of a w More...

Support urged for regional economic development

Two of the directors of the new Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership attended the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday to repeat a request made a few weeks ago for funding for the new cooperative effort between Clarke and Choctaw counties More...

Friday last day to register to vote Nov. 7

Friday is the last day to register and be eligible to vote in the Nov. 7 general election. More...

T'ville police report arrests

The Thomasville Police Department reported 12 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. More...

Past week's bookings in county jail detailed

Almost 50 people were booked into the Clarke County Jail over the past week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Hartman Viola Dolbear Hartman, 87, of Jackson died Oct. 20, 2006 at her residence. More...

Community

Memoriams

IN LOVING MEMORY OF ANGIE BEVERLY JOHNSON More...

Card of Thanks

Thanks to all churches, family and friends who supported me in the benefit program Sept. 30 at Mackey Branch #2 Baptist Church. More...

Clarke DHR director working for better adult services

Lou Boykin has been serving as the Director of Clarke County Department of Human Resources since April. Prior to that she served as Director of Conecuh County DHR for 10 years and has been with DHR for nearly 24 years. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

$5 and $10 Jewelry Sale at GH Memorial Hospital Grove Hill Memorial Hospital $5 and $10 Jewelry Sale will be presented by Fashion Jewelry Fundraisers More...

Editorial

Editor's Notes

Oklahoma City Memorial sobering reminder that not all terrorists are foreign

It still seems like only yesterday that the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 people, including 19 children. More...

Alabama Scene Gov. Riley seeking to win an unusual second term

Bob Ingram It was in 1901 that delegates to a Constitution-al Convention recommended some major changes regarding the terms of office for constitutional officers ...including governor. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Party perference and gender will help determine 'down ballot' races

Last week we discussed the judicial races. This week we will focus on the remaining secondary statewide contests. More...

Schools

Busy month for students

The month of October has been very busy as both our faculty and students have been involved in many activities. On Tuesday, Oct. 10th, Parenting Day was held within our school system. Over 100 parent-teacher conferences were held. More...

School receives Exxon Mobil grant

Lee Dunn recently presented Wilson Hall Middle School with a $500 grant from the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program to support the school's library media center. More...

Students have stories published online

Jenna Baugh, Tamera Caves, Shannon Merida, and Caleb Smith, fifth grade students at Wilson Hall Middle School, have been published on the charactered.net website. More...