March 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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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...

Lions' highest honor

Coma Horton, right, is presented with the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship Award from Lions Clubs International by Grove Hill club president Tommy Phillips recently. 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...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

BOE meets today The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), March 22 at 4 p.m. More...

Editorial

An opportunity to look at issue affecting county

Sometimes an opportunity goes unnoticed. That may be happening now. More...

Nix ex-governors' fund

Sentiment and personal feelings are clouding an issue that could be costly to the state. A legislative bill that would make former governors "councilors" with annual salaries of $36,000 is being promoted, mainly to help former Gov. Guy Hunt. More...

Try again on constitution

You have to hand it to the proponents for a new Alabama constitution, they are persistent. More...

Sewage-disposal system for Fulton

$750,000 grant enables town to install septic tank-type system

A sewage-treatment and disposal system is being installed in Fulton, the first ever for the town. Fulton received a $750,000 grant to install the system. "It is about 60 percent complete right now," Mayor Mike Norris said. More...

Chemical spill scare

An 18-wheeler tanker truck hauling sodium hydroxide from Olin Chemical in McIntosh had stopped at Dunn's Exxon in Grove Hill last Thursday when a leak was noticed. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clark

L. Elaine Davis Clark of Tibbie died March 17, 2007 at an area hospital. She was a native of Clarke County. She was a charter member of the Howardtown Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Billy W. More...

Johnson

Robbie L. Johnson, 72, of Jackson died March 16, 2007 in a Mobile area medical center. He was born April 10, 1934. He was a veteran of World War II. He was retired from Clarke Mobile Gas. Survivors include his wife, Mary E. More...

Baker

Betty Baker, 85, of Sweet Water died March 13, 2007 at Queen City Nursing Home in Meridian, Miss. She was born Nov. 27, 1921 in Nanafalia. She was a member of the Nanafalia Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

Courthouse addition nearing completion

$3.56 million facility should be ready by late April

"This was built for the people of Clarke County; not for the lawyers, not for the judges, but the people of this county," Clarke County Commission Chairman Paul Bradford stated when talking about the $3.56 million addition to the Clarke County Court More...

Bulldogs down Mobile Christian in key area game

Facing a bases-loaded situation, Robert Malone struck out the side as the Clarke County High School Bulldogs beat Mobile Christian 5-4 in Mobile last Thursday. Malone struck out the number four, five and six hitters to preserve the win. More...

Lady Gators beat Taylor Road 16-0

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators made short of the visiting Taylor Road team last Friday as they pounded out a 16-0 win. Anna Hicks went 3-for-3 with two RBI to pace the team at the plate. Corrie Allen went 3-for-4 with two RBI. More...