May 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

A close call

Reatha Jones, 24, of Grove Hill, and 3-year-old Lillian McCall were lucky in this accident at the north bypass entrance to Grove Hill last Thursday afternoon. More...

Missing teens found unharmed

Two teenage girls initially feared abducted have been located. However, they may be in almost as much trouble as they would have been had they been abducted. Several FBI agents came to the county to help local lawmen in a search and investigation. More...

Special Sections

Community

Lots of Coffeeville visiting on Mother's Day Sunday

Mrs. Angie DeMouy and daughter, Caitlyn of Mobile spent Mother's Day with her mother, Mrs. Patsy Clanton. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Rascoe attended church in Mobile on Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Rascoe. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Department

Sheriff Bobby Moore has made a good many personnel changes since taking office in January. Many of the deputies have been promoted and there have been several new deputies hired. More...

Clarke school board considers student drug testing at JHS

Clarke County Board of Education members have been asked to consider a pilot program for student drug testing at Jackson High School. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Retirees final meeting set The final meeting for the 2006- 2007 program year of the Clarke County Education Retirees Association will be Thursday, (today), May 17 at 11:45 a.m. at Ryan's in Thomasville. More...

Editorial

Opportunity knocking

Now that all the back-patting and congratulating on securing the gigantic ThyssenKrupp steel mill for southwest Alabama has been done (and it is well deserved we hasten to add), what do the individual counties and municipalities do to make sure the More...

Give Gov. Riley a plane

Rep. Marc Keahey may mean well in questioning Gov. Riley's use of state aircraft. But the freshman Grove Hill legislator's timing isn't the best. More...

Letter to the Editor

Honoring our vets

Dear Editor: We desperately need your help in locating and informing Alabama veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan about a one-of-a-kind, state sponsored ceremony honoring them for their service. More...

Mind-boggling ThyssenKrupp statistics

Here are some statistics and projections for the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill to be built at Calvert: Cost: $3.7 billion. Size: About 7 million square feet. Operation: Startup 2010. Jobs: 2,700 jobs. More...

Keahey's bill would restrict governor's flights

A freshman Grove Hill legislator continues to lob missiles at Gov. Bob Riley's use of state aircraft. Rep. Marc Keahey, D-Grove Hill, introduced a bill last week that would ban the use of state aircraft for personal and political use. More...

T'ville wet-dry vote set Aug. 14

The Thomasville City Council has set Aug. 14 as the date for a referendum to determine the sale of alcoholic beverages within the municipality. Mayor Sheldon Day brought up the issue on Monday night's agenda. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jackson

Richard "Rick" Anthony Jackson, 41, of Detroit, Mich. died May 9, 2007 at Hurron Valley Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township, Mich. He was born Aug. 26, 1965. He was a native of Jackson. He attended the Original Church of God in Detroit, Mich. More...

Pearson

Frank Pearson, 73, died May 5, 2007. He was born Aug. 23, 1933 to the late Jerry and Hattie Pearson Jr. in Choctaw County. After his mother's death he was raised by Jerry and Annie Pearson Jr. who preceded him in death. More...

Robinson

Lela Dell Ezell Robinson, 80, of Jackson died May 10, 2007 at Jackson Health Care Facility. She was born Aug. 27, 1926. She was a native of Whatley. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Whatley. More...

Sports

Citizen sees the benefit of community

The community of Lower Peach Tree will be the setting for a 3-on-3 basketball tournament that organizers hope will spark interest in reviving the struggling community. More...

Sports Scene

Baseball can be a wonderful gift for all

Sports, love them or hate them, have a way of bringing out the best and worst in all of us. The good times are when they bring out what is best in all of us and that is the sense of pride in our community. More...

Lifestyle

Robinsons celebrate 63 years of marriage in Gosport Sept. 13

Mr. and Mrs. Miles Robinson of Gosport celebrated their 63rd year anniversary Sunday, May 13. The couple was married May 13, 1944. More...

CARD OF THANKS

"Thank You" I want to thank all the friends and family of Susie M. LaFlore during the struggle she had before her passing. Thanks so much to Rev. David Curtis and Steve Green for their comforting words. Thanks to Dr. More...

Records

Clarke County Jail bookings of past week

Over 40 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail May 8-15. Those arrested include: Charles Anthony Agee, failure to appear on promoting prison contraband, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

T'ville police detail arrests

The Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of May 7-13 is listed. Alonzo Head, failure to appear, burglary, third degree for Houston County, arrested May 10. More...

COUNTY RECORDS

Marriage license application David Wayne Overton, to Nona Rachelle Jackson. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...