February 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County, municipalities share positive reports

Clarke Development Foundation to focus on community issues

Over 100 Clarke County citizens turned out last Thursday to hear details of the Clarke County Development Foundation's redirected mission as well as updates on county, municipal and regional efforts for improvements. More...

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Community

Locating all those manholes

Survey pinpoints Grove Hill's water and sewer systems

Nick D'Andrea of Troy University presented information during the Grove Hill Town Council meeting Monday night about the geographic information systems mapping of the water and sewer systems in Grove Hill. More...

$25,000 for the birds

Plans for a Southwest Alabama Birding Trail got a big boost with a $25,000 surprise donation from the Alabama Power Foundation last Thursday. More...

Thomasville police detail arrests of past week

Thomasville Police reported one felony arrest and four misdemeanor arrests over the past week. Those arrested include: Calvin Lee Whitlow, theft of property, second degree, warrant for Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department, arrested Feb. More...

Sports

CPS' hoops season comes to an end

The Clarke Prep School Gators closed out the 2006-07 basketball season last Thursday as they lost 77- 40 to host team Faith in Mobile. Chad Dickinson led CPS with 21 points. More...

CCHS teams win thrillers at JHS

A standing room only crowd saw the Clarke County High School Bulldogs avenge their loss in the county tournament by beating the Aggies of Jackson High School 53-48 in overtime last Saturday. The game was tied at 45-45 at the end of regulation. More...

Editorial

Poor Florida

Floridians have to think some higher force is out to get them. Hurricanes have pounded the Sunshine State repeatedly in recent years, causing death and destruction. More...

Spare a cup, Senator?

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, RTuscaloosa, is making his annual rounds of visiting in southwest Alabama and will be at Gloria's Pour House Cafe in Grove Hill at 10 a.m. Saturday. More...

E-mail scams

Con men and scammers have kept up with the changing technology and e-mail scamming attempts are unusually high and aggravating right now. More...

Grand jury indicts 216

Eighty-eight percent of the cases presented to a recent Clarke County Grand Jury resulted in indictments. Out of 246 cases presented, 216 were indicted. Of those, 182 were felonies and 43 were misdemeanors. More...

Cattlemen honor Shields

Sam C. Shields, right, of Coffeeville was honored with a first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clarke County Cattlemen's Association Saturday night for his longtime support of the organization. More...

Bad check writers to get their names in the papers

If you've written a bad check recently and had a warrant signed against you but have not paid the check, look for your name to be in a coming issue of one of the county newspapers. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kennedy

Pearlie Mae Arnold Kennedy, 84, of Jackson died Feb. 1, 2007 at Kindred Nursing Home in Mobile. She was born Nov. 26, 1922. She was a native of Rockville. She was born to the parentage of the late Andrew Arnold and Carrie Valentine Arnold. More...

Love

Curtis James Love, 60, of Grove Hill died Jan. 30, 2007 at Grove Hill Medical Center. He was born May 25, 1946. He was born to the parentage of the late Johnnie Love and Emma Mae Nobles Love. More...

Davis

Kendrick Andre Davis, 20, of Grove Hill died Feb. 4, 2007 due to a car accident. He was born Aug. 28, 1986. He was a member of the Air Force Reserve. More...

Business

State vet tells cattlemen terrorist and disease threats keep him busy

Dr. Tony Frazier was appointed Alabama State Veterinarian in July 2001. Just three months later, on Sept. 11, terrorists struck the World Trade Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sen. Shelby to visit U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (RAla.) will join the residents of Clarke County for a county visit on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 12 noon (note the time has been changed from 10 am.) at Gloria's Cafe in Grove Hill. Sen. More...

Church News

Church conflicts and congregational decline

Intuitively we know it is true. If a church gets in a fight, attendance will inevitably decline. All of us have seen it time and time again. More...

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Church Announcements

Okalona hosts drama team Okalona Methodist Protestant Church located north of Grove Hill will host the Wesley College Drama Team of Florence, Miss. Friday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. Rev. Ron Giles is the pastor. More...