April 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Jurors find man guilty of robbing Jackson motel

Two trials were completed during the criminal jury term in Clarke County Circuit Court last week. Emmanuel Thomas was found guilty of robbery, first degree, assault, second degree, resisting arrest and criminal mischief, third degree. More...

Grove Hillian is Miss ASCC

Ericka Ezell, center, of Grove Hill, was crowned Miss Alabama Southern 2007 on April 12 at Nettles Auditorium on the Monroeville campus of Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Special Sections

Community

Soil & Water contest winners

The Clarke County Soil & Water Conservation District awarded their 2007 Poster and Essay Winners. More...

Area students awarded scholarships to UWA

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

Clarke commissioner to serve on Alabama Senior Services Board

Clarke County Commissioner Rhondel Rhone of Fulton has been appointed by Governor Bob Riley to serve on the Alabama Department of Senior Services Advisory Board. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

BOE meets today The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), April 19 at 4 p.m. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Apologize for slavery

There are many pressing issues that the Alabama Legislature could address that could have an immediate and positive effect on the state and its citizens. More...

Civil War heritage

We may be appearing to jump sides, but we will also acknowledge that April is Confederate Heritage Month and a good time to plug a brand new trail that highlights Civil War sites in Baldwin and Mobile counties. More...

The Clarke County Democrat

Full Story

It rained, and rained, and rained...

It rained Saturday...anywhere from 4, 5, 6 or almost 7 inches, depending on the specific rain gauge checked. A storm system with heavy rain and winds blew across central Clarke County. More...

Special tags would ID child abusers

Grove Hill freshman legislator Marc Keahey has wasted no time in proposing significant legislation. More...

Another wreck at bad intersection

Three people were injured in an accident at Highway 43 and Highway 295 ( Jackson Street) last week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas

Enoch Thomas, 55, of Chicago, Ill. died April 3, 2007 at his residence following an illness. He was born March 17, 1952. He was a native of Jackson. He was a member of Jackson AOH Church since early childhood. More...

Odom

Della Rhee Odom, 86, of Jackson died April 15, 2007 at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 11, 1920. She was a native of Aimwell, Ala. She was a member of Good Springs Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Wilson

Judith Ann Wilson, 62, of Jackson died April 14, 2007. She was born May 24, 1944. She was a native of Texas. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

CPS Gators fall, miss shot at playoffs

The Clarke Prep School Gators split a double-header with Cottage Hill Tuesday afternoon in Grove Hill. Going into the double-dipper the Gators knew they needed to win both games to make it to the playoffs. More...

CCHS Bulldogs drop heartbreaker to Sweet Water

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs lost 6-4 to the Bulldogs of Sweet Water on the road Monday afternoon. Josh Watford led CCHS at the plate as he went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and an RBI. More...

Lady Bulldogs edge Excel 3-2 to get win

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs ended their losing skid Tuesday afternoon as they beat Excel 3-2 in Grove Hill. Carrie Gordon went 3-for-3 with a run scored. Brittney Dunson was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. More...

Records

Cases settled in Judge Baxter's court last month

Over 50 cases were settled in Clarke County Circuit Court last month with Judge Thomas Baxter presiding. More...

Thomasville police detail recent arrests

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of April 9-15 is listed: Wanda Jean Hooks, attempted assault, first degree, arrested April 10. More...

Arrests booked through Clarke jail over past week

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Charles Raymond Beck, failure to appear on driving under the influence, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...