January 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital's first baby of 2007

Zanetta Pugh of Scyrene proudly holds her new son, TaMyus Miguel Pugh, born at 7 a.m. New Year's Day at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. At left is nurse Jean Thomas and at right is big sister, Shanda Pugh, 9. More...

Special Sections

Community

Coffeeville High School invites everyone to come see new lab on Jan. 8

Coffeeville High School is inviting everyone to come and see the new ACCESS Interactive Videoconferencing (IVC) Lab on January 8, 2007. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. More...

T'ville police detail arrests

The Thomasville Police Department made several arrests from Dec. 18-31. Felony arrests included: Lloyd Johns Jr., burglary, second degree. More...

Coffeeville

Lots of comings and goings during Christmas holidays

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Roberts and c h i l d r e n , C o l t o n , Carly and Cullen of Atlanta, Ga. h a v e r e t u r n e d home after spending the Christmas holidays at their home here. Rex Roberts of Mobile visited friends here on Tuesday. Mr. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

CCHS Class of 1962 meeting Jan. 6 The Clarke County High School Class of 1962 will meet Saturday, Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Gloria's Restaurant for a Dutch treat dinner to discuss its 45th year class reunion. Please attend if possible. More...

Church News

Don't Put Your Trust In Things Of This World

Young children seem to have the utmost trust in their parents. For instance, they know that whenever they are not feeling well, their parents are there to comfort them and do whatever is necessary to make them better. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Losing weight

"Get Lost in Jackson" turned out to be tremendously successful. A community weight loss program started last January concluded last week and the town lost a collective 10,000 pounds. Congratulations, folks. That's amazing! More...

Our Opinions

Practical purchase

Grove Hill town officials and firefighters are to be congratulated for making what appears to be a very practical purchase for the fire department. A 3,000 gallon pumper arrived last week. More...

Our Opinions

Man of Main Street

Gerald Ford, the 38th president who died last week at the age of 93, has been lauded as a decent man who helped to stabilize the country and the presidency in the aftermath of Watergate. Many referenced his courage in pardoning President Nixon. More...

Who will be new revenue chief?

Gov. Bob Riley will appoint someone when incumbent Jay Duke becomes circuit clerk

Jay Duke is making preparations to move up- upstairs, that is, from the Clarke County Revenue Commissioner's office on the first floor of the courthouse to the Circuit Clerk's office on the second floor- on Jan. 15. More...

New fire truck

Grove Hill firefighters took possession of a new 3,000 gallon pumper truck last week. Above, town councilman and fireman Levon Hicks presents Grady Aultman of Deep South Truck and Equipment Sales, Inc. in Seminary, Miss. More...

Ringing in 2007 in Bashi

Relatives and friends of Jerry Hawk and Larry Joe Morris gather each New Year's Eve at the brothers' camphouse in Bashi for some good eating and a fireworks show that rivals many municipalities' shows. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pace

Commer Pace, 83, of Coffeeville died Dec. 25, 2006 at his residence. He was born Nov. 22, 1923 to the parentage of the late Dube Pace and Lola Fluker Pace. More...

Jenkins

Otis Will Jenkins, 66, of Chatom died Dec. 22, 2006 at Washington County Infirmary Hospital. He was born Feb. 14, 1940. He was a member of the Cooper Lewis C.M.E. of Chatom. He was a retired skitter operator for a logging company. More...

Owes

Susie Owes, 89, of Jackson died Dec. 28, 2006 at Jackson Medical Center. She was a born June 11, 1917. She was a member of St. Union Missionary Baptist Church of Jackson where she was a member of the missionary society and senior choir. More...

Sports

Three CCHS teams win tourney titles

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs swept through the competition to win the Clarke County Invitational tournament this past weekend in Grove Hill. In the championship game CCHS beat Choctaw County 50- 46 Saturday afternoon. More...

Thomasville baseball clinic set for Jan. 20

Saturday, Jan. 20 will be the date for this year's Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic. This year's clinic will mark the 18th straight year that Thomasville has hosted the event. More...

Bulldogs beat Livingston in shoot-around

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs traveled to York on Dec. 23 and beat Livingston High 70-53 in a multi-team shoot-around. Deforest Taite led CCHS with 19 points. Ben Burroughs added 16 points. Justin Burroughs had 15 points. On Dec. More...

Schools

Mockingbird Tea Party at WHMS

Mrs.Annell Gordon's eightht grade reading class just finished reading "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee last Friday. On Tuesday, the class held a tea party similar to the one that Aunt Alexandra hosted in the book. More...

What Christmas means to me

Christmas is a special holiday. People give each other gifts, sit down and eat together, and see relatives they usually only see once a year. We also attend special Christmas services celebrating how Jesus came to us as a baby. More...

Wilson Hall band members selected for UAB Honor Band

Cassie Bexley and Katrina Gilchrist have recently returned from the University of Alabama - Birmingham Invitational Honor Band Festival where they were members of the Gold and Green Honor Bands, respectively. More...