March 8, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Davis

Hattie Jo Davis, 90, of Dixons Mills died Feb. 25, 2007 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Sept. 12, 1916 in Dixons Mills. She was a lifelong member of Dixons Mills Baptist Church. She was a retired mail carrier. More...

Watts

Inez "Sis" Hinson Watts, 83, of Linden died March 3, 2007 at her residence. She was born Feb. 23, 1924 in Octagon. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. She was a retired teacher from the Linden City Schools. More...

Dickinson

Sabrina Dickinson, 37, of Thomasville died Feb. 14, 2007 at her residence. She was born Oct. 10, 1969. She was a native of New York City. She was formerly employed as a New York Police Department Communications officer. More...

Shaw

Jonathan Tray Shaw, 21 of Jay, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 in Jay following a car accident. He was born Dec. 19, 1985. More...

Thomasville police detail activities

The Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Feb. 26-March 4 is listed. Derrick Derrell West, Failure to appear, possession of controlled substance for Clarke County, arrested March 4. More...

Twin Rivers partners Choctaw, Clarke to seek economic development

"The Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership is gaining momentum", said Chairman Chip Harrigan. More...

Many attend Bubba Dotson's funeral

M r s . Marie Holt of Scyrene is enjoying the company of her son, Lewis along with his son. Every year Lewis visits for an e x t e n d e d time from California. Mrs. More...

CCHS Royal Band of Blue seeks donated items for benefit auction

The Clarke County High School Royal Band of Blue will hold an auction at the old Chick- A-Dee in Grove Hill sometime in April. This auction is sponsored by George Jones and the CCHS Band Booster Club. More...

Grove Hill court results published

Six cases were heard in Grove Hill Municipal Court last week. Fourteen warrants were issued for those failing to appear and five other cases were continued. More...

CLARKE COUNTY RECORDS

Marriage license applications Edilberto Juan McGort Jr., to Elvira Carter; Derrick Labarron Taylor, to Latedra Nicole Brown; William Joseph Ryser, to Crystal Lakeisha Powell; Randall D. Page, to Joyce Marie Gardner. More...

Clarke County answers call for help at Miller's Ferry

134 people representing many agencies go to assist

One hundred-thirty-four first responders from Clarke County answered the call for help from Miller's Ferry following last Thursday's tornado and headed to the scene to aid in search and rescue and security measures. More...

CCHS senior receives $16,000 UAB pre-dental scholarship

Henry B. Briggs of Grove Hill is the recipient of a four-year University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Blazing Scholars Award valued at $16,000. He is the son of Henry and Gwendolyn Briggs of Grove Hill. More...

Alabama A&M honor roll students from area are named

Honor roll students from Alabama A&M University are listed. The dean's list students include Dionne Abrina Nash of Whatley, finance; Howard Jerome Dunning, logistics management; Retonya L. Dunning, mathematics; Terence M. More...

Sgt. Major King completes tour of duty in Korea

Sergeant Major Dennis King, a native of Gosport, has recently completed a tour of duty in Korea and will be returning to the states by mid- February. King, a 26-year U.S. More...

Celebrates 98th birthday

Mrs. Vera "Becie" York, seated, celebrated her 98th birthday recently given by her children and relatives at Eight Mile Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Coffeeville native and longtime resident still crochets and solves puzzles. More...

Jackson

Mattie Bell Phelon "Sister" Jackson, 65, of the Choctaw Bluff community of Jackson died Feb. 23, 2007 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 5, 1941. More...

Whittle

Ezekiel Whittle Sr., 64, of St. Stephens died Feb. 25, 2007 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born July 9, 1942. He was born to the late Ozell Whittle and Lessie Wee McClain Whittle. He was a member of Mt. More...

Drinkard

Charles Nettles Drinkard Jr., 55, of Linden died Feb. 26, 2007 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. He was born April 25, 1951 in Selma. He was a cattle farmer. He was director of Central Alabama Co-op. More...

Rogers

Mrs. Maggie (Big Ma) Rogers, age 87, of Whatley, passed away February 15, 2007 at her home. She was born September 9, 1919. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Whatley. Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church of Whatley with Rev. More...

Dotson

Henry Lee Dotson, 65, of Chance died Feb. 24, 2007 in Philadelphia, Penn. He was born Sept. 21, 1941. He was retired from Scotch Lumber Company. More...

Deputies make rape arrests

The Clarke County Sheriff's Department reported the arrests of two rape suspects this week. Thomas Earl Peters, of Thomasville, was arrested Feb. 29 for the rape of a 27-year-old woman. He was charged with rape, first degree. More...

Ninth and 10th grade winners

Clarke County High's ninth and 10th grade winners in Elite Night, March 2 are pictured. Top beauty, Kayla Robinson, first runner-up, Carly Cunningham, second runner-up, Whitney Moore, third runner-up, Taylor Webb, fourth runner-up, More...

Twin Rivers Board of Directors

Choctaw County Nancy Gibson, Butler Choctaw Co. Chamber of Commerce Kelvin Hill, Pennington Georgia Pacific Earlrae Nealey, Gilbertown Retired Businessman Clarke County Buddy Bedwell, Thomasville Bedwell Realty Chip Harrigan, More...

Twin Rivers Leadership Team

Choctaw County Danny D'Andrea Alabama Power Georgia Dozier First United Security Bank Bobby Graham Mayor of Gilbertown Jennifer James Georgia Pacific Corp. D'Wayne May Choctaw County Probate Judge Cecil Martin Judson, Inc. More...

Claire Cox does well in barrel racing

Recent visitors of W. E. Smith and S a n d r a included Mrs. Diane H. Stratchan of Robertsdale, Jerry Hare of Chilton, Mrs. Nettie Alday and Mrs. Frances Davis, Jackson, Tom and Ina Williamson of Mobile, Gordy and "Tumpsey" Howard of Tibbie. Mrs. More...

Local officials say Enterprise schools took right precautions in face of approaching storm

School officials in Enterprise have received a good bit of criticism for not releasing students before a tornado struck the school last week. More...

Coffee is good for you!

Memories

Coffee shops and home coffee grinders are all the rage these days. is even said that some coffee is good for you, when not taken excessively. More...

CPS K4 raises money for Relay for Life

Clarke Prep School's K4 classes kicked off its Relay for Life Fundraiser with a class "Sock Hop." K4 has raised over $396. Also pictured are musicians Stratton Lewis, John David Skipper and Clarke Graves. More...

What a birthday present!

Katie Newton turned 12 in January but she didn't get her birthday present until Feb. 27 when she got to see American Idol star Taylor Hicks in concert in Mobile. Even better, she got to meet her favorite "Soul Patrol" performer after the show! More...