March 22, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Dedication for Houston baby held recently in Moundville

A Baby Dedication for Jeremiah Macon Houston was performed at Moundville Baptist Church on March 4, 2007. He is the son of Jeremy and Jamee Houston formerly of Coffeeville. More...

Open house at new C'ville Town Hall

An open house at Coffeeville's new town hall will be held this Sunday, March 25 from 2 until 4 p.m. The Coffeeville Town Council purchased the former home of David and Carolyn Wood and renovated it to be the new town hall. More...

Community donations presented

The Southern Magnolia Woman's Club of Grove Hill presented their annual donations to local organizations during the March meeting. More...

UWA awards scholarships to local students

Two Clarke County students were recently awarded Trustees Scholarships to attend the University of West Alabama in Livingston. More...

All 4 local legislators vote to override payraise veto

Keahey, Jackson, Lindsey and Sanders all for 62% raise

All four local legislators voted Tuesday to override Gov. Riley's veto of a 62 percent pay raise for legislators that raised the pay nearly $19,000 to nearly $50,000. Gov. Riley said in vetoing the bill that the raise was too much. Rep. More...

Tax collecting company offers service to Grove Hill

Old Chick-A-Dee may be temporary senior center

Yolanda Thomas, a representative of AlaTax revenue Discovery Systems talked with Grove Hill Town Council members about the services the company could offer the town during Monday night's town council meeting. More...

Clarification

Eugene T. Williams was listed among recent arrests in the Clarke County Sheriff's report which ran March 1. Williams was actually arrested in October and is serving weekends at the Clarke County Jail. More...

Yard sales benefit band uniforms

The Clarke County High School Royal Band of Blue is accepting donations of items that can be sold in yard sales that will be held each Saturday starting this Saturday at the old Chick- ADee in Grove Hill. More...

Featured on 'House Hunter'

Clarke Countian Barbara Reeves, a Realtor with Remax by the Bay in Mobile, will be featured on Home and Garden TV's popular "House Hunters" starting tonight (Thursday). More...

Judge Crow rules shareholder is entitled to $3.3 million of Saltco's $78 million value

A circuit judge has ruled in favor of a minority shareholder of a large timber company owning 40,966 acres of land in Choctaw and Washington counties and awarded him his pro rate share of the company, just over $3.3 million. More...

Clarke Circuit Court sets civil jury term next week

Circuit Court Monday, March 26. The following cases are scheduled for trial: Judge Stuart DuBose's docket Estate of Marvin N. Anderson, deceased, will/trust/estate/guardian. Lee Donald Ervin vs. Lela Thompson Green, motor vehicle negligence. More...

Thomasville police detail arrests

The Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of March 12-18 is listed. Latrice Lachelle Boykin, burglary, third degree, arrested March 14. Sonya Monique Chapman, bad checks, (warrant) for Clarke County, arrested March 12. More...

CLARKE COUNTY RECORDS

Marriage license applications Lloyd Deavon Rester, to Monika Diane Bradley; Joseph Clark Stringer, to Karen Kay Harper; Daniel Lee Smith, to Amelia Porcher Fleming; Richard Ryan Caldwell, to Brittney Faye Pinkerton; Patrick Channing Claunch, to Sa More...

Firefighters say they can best police themselves

Allegations against Alma Fire Dept. not true, says Jackson fire chief

Members of the Clarke County Firefighters Association refused to discredit any of their peers last week and said the county association can best police itself without the assistance of Clarke County Commissioners. More...

Walking to benefit Log-A-Load to help children's, women's hospitals

Three men walking 286 miles to benefit the Alabama Forestry Association's Log-A-Load for Kids benefit for the Children's Hospital in Birmingham and the Women and Children's Hospital in Mobile were joined for a distance by women from Grove Hill and M More...

Tony Sheffield wins CPS 4-wheeler

Clarke Prep's big four-wheeler giveaway came down to Tony Sheffield and Mary Hannah Newsom, the daughter of John and Tiffany Newsom Saturday night. More...

71-year-old water tank to come down

One of Grove Hill's oldest landmarks, but one that probably doesn't come immediately to mind, will soon be torn down. The courthouse water tank was a part of Grove Hill's original water system when it was erected back in 1935. More...