March 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Fourth quarter loss has no adverse impact on LP's new OSB plant

Despite the fact that Louisiana- Pacific posted a $25 million 2006 fourth quarter loss with its CEO blaming the slow sales of building materials, especially OSB, work continues on LP's new OSB mill in Clarke County. More...

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Community

Bonner talks about Democrats, Iraq war, economy and more

Congressman Jo Bonner addressed a variety of issues during a stop in Grove Hill last week, including the Democrat-takeover of Congress, the war in Iraq, local highway projects and more. More...

Beautiful Clarke County

This unattractive picture of deer carcasses was made several weeks ago on the right-of-way of Old Highway 84 near the Mill Pond just west of town. By now, the mess has surely deteriorated or been eaten by buzzards. More...

T'ville police report arrests

The Thomasville Police Department reported four felony arrests and 14 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

HIV group meeting The Public Health Area 9 HIV Prevention Community Network Group will have its monthly meeting on Friday, March 2 at the Monroe County Health Department at 11 a.m. This is a change from the regular meeting date. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

More things change...

There's an old saying, "The more things change, the more they stay the same." We think of the phrase often when we are reviewing old copies of The Democrat for the "From Our Files" feature that runs on the facing page. More...

Alabama Scene

Top Demos agree with Gov.

It looked for a moment last week that the left hand didn't know what the right hand was doing among the Democrats in the State Senate. When Gov. More...

Full Story

Log trucks, wet roads not a good combination

Road woes took up a portion of Monday's and Tuesday's meetings of the Clarke County Commission with County Engineer Sam Noble blaming recent rains and heavier than usual logging for the problems. More...

County and T'ville will split $40,000 cost to seek new prison

The Clarke County Commission agreed Tuesday to join with the City of Thomasville in contributing funds to seek a new women's prison that would be located near Thomasville. Clarke County will contribute up to $20,000. More...

GHES teacher named Clarke's Teacher of the Year

Ruth Allen, a fourth grade teacher at Grove Hill Elementary School was selected as Clarke County Teacher of the Year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James

Lillie Peoples James, 91, of Sunflower died Feb. 19, 2007 at Washington County Nursing Home. She was born June 8, 1915. She was a native of Barlow Bend. She was a member of Little Sunflower Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. More...

King

Doretha Bonner King, 72, of Jackson died Feb. 21, 2007 at her residence. She was born July 27, 1934. She was a native of Toddtown. She was a former member of Pine Chapel No. 2 Baptist Church of Toddtown and later a member of Jackson A.O.H. More...

Kendrick

Mavis Edna Eddins Kendrick, 76, died Feb. 26, 2007 in Mobile. She was born June 3, 1930 in China Grove, Ala. She was the wife of Dr. Paul Kendrick, who has been director of missions for the Washington Baptist Association in Chatom for 17 years. More...

Sports

Gators host baseball, softball tourneys

The Clarke Prep School Gators baseball team opened the 2007 baseball season with a pair of wins in the Gator Classic this past weekend in Grove Hill. More...

Gator baseball field to get new name

The new baseball field at Calrke Prep School will be officially named in honor of longtime supporter John Becton in a ceremony on Tuesday, March 6 when the Gators play Wilcox Academy at 4 p.m. More...

Lady Gators down PA Lady Saints

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat rival Patrician 6-3 to close out play in the Gator Classic softball tournament Saturday night in Grove Hill. Kay Kay Grocholl (1-0) got the win as she struck two, walked two in five innings of work. More...