May 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarke Prep beauties

Clarke Prep's beauty review was held April 21. Senior high winners are, from left: Miss Congeniality, Jennifer Wood; 4th runner up, Erika Williams; 1st runner up, Heather Dozier; top beauty, Whitney Foreman; 2nd runner up, More...

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Community

Diabetic support group meets at GHMH

Diabetic Support Group will meet quarterly at the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. Meeting dates for 2007 are Thursday, (today), May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. More...

Tuscaloosa photographer impressed with quality of local people's photos for Grove Hill contest

The Grove Hill Arts Council's photography contest drew 224 entries from 81 individuals. Entries came from as far north as Sweet Water to Wagarville on the south and all over Clarke County, said Francis Ohme, one of the organizers. More...

WHMS holds career fair

Alabama Southern Community College coordinated a career fair at Wilson Hall Middle School last Friday and fifth through eighth grade students visited booths set up by different businesses and services. More...

Church News

The family of Nolen Bryant would like to extend to our family and friends our thanks and gratitude for remembering us at this difficult time of loss. More...

Area Church Announcements

Bashan's spring revival Bashan Baptist Church will have its spring revival beginning Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6. The revival preacher will be Bro. Reggie Quimby. Bashan will also have its Decoration Day, Sunday, May 6. More...

Schools

CPS art winners named

Clarke Prep Art Show winners were recently named. Grade K5-1 Waterbase Art- 1st place- Vivian Wilson. Grade 2-3 Color Drawing-1st place- Alison Johnson. 2nd place- Alison Johnson Three-D Art-1st place- Chandler Griffith. More...

CPS Junior High beauties

Clarke Prep Junior High Winners in the April 21 beauty review are pictured. More...

Top readers recognized

Accelerated Readers Leaders for the 2006-2007 school year are detailed below: 2nd Grade- Jackson 1st Sara Wilson; 2nd Shelby Sellers; 3rd Elise Motes. 2nd Grade - Long 1st Dalton McIntyre; 2nd Malori Lewis; 3rd Lily Morgan. More...

T'ville wet-dry vote proposed for Aug. 14

Alabama Attorney General Troy King has finally issued an opinion on the petition that requested a municipal wet-dry vote in Thomasville. The matter has been on hold for months awaiting the AG's call on the matter. More...

Rep. Marc Keahey questions governor's use of state aircraft

State Rep. Marc Keahey of Grove Hill has introduced a resolution in the Alabama House of Representatives that seeks an official audit of Gov. Bob Riley's use of state aircraft. More...

Construction shows growth in Jackson

While Thomasville often grabs the limelight for growth and progress in Clarke County, Jackson has been steadily making positive strides, too. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Bishop Archie Bishop Jr., 72, of Chatom died April 30, 2007 at his residence. He was born Dec. 17, 1934. He was a honorably discharged from the United States Army. More...

Sports

Bulldogs advance to third round

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs continued their improbable run through the 3A baseball playoffs as they beat the Tigers of LAMP (Loveless Academy Magnet School) of Montgomery 5-2 and 6-1 this past Friday night in Grove Hill. More...

Lady Gators headed to state tournament

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat Cottage Hill twice last Thursday to earn the right to play in the Class AAA AISA state softball tournament. In the first game CPS won 9-6. More...

Outdoor 3-on-3 basketball tourney set for Peach Tree

Realizing that giving young people something to do will prevent them from getting into any trouble, organizers in the Lower Peach Tree area are announcing Coolers & Cool Hoop It Up 3-on- 3 basketball tournament. More...

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Reuniting opportunities

One hundred and sixty (or so) Mathews descendants converged on Grove Hill for a family reunion this past weekend. So, big deal, some of you may say. It was a big deal. The majority of those 160 people were not local residents. More...

Revamping ALDOT

Highway construction and other transportation matters shouldn't be a political issue but they always have been in Alabama. The director of the state Department of Transportation is a political appointment of the governor. More...