June 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Dry, dry...and now hot too!

Not only is it dry, but now it is hot too. Temperatures climbed into the upper 90s and edged over 100 earlier this week as the summer heat settles in across south Alabama. The drought that has plagued the state for weeks continues, too. More...

Special Sections

Community

Harbuck is new JHS principal

Jackson native Kenneth W. Harbuck was hired as the new principal at Jackson High School during Monday's Clarke County Board of Education meeting. More...

Search for man continues

The search continues for a Whatley man who has been missing since September of last year. More...

Drug arrests made in Whatley

Clarke County sheriff's deputies made several drug arrests in Whatley early this week and confiscated nearly $1,000 as well as some drugs and paraphernalia. More...

Calendar

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CCHS Class of '78 meets There will be a Clarke County High School Class of 1978 reunion meeting Friday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson Steakhouse. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Truevine ends Revival Truevine Baptist Church located at 5130 Brooksville Road in Dickinson will end its revival Thursday, (tonight), June 14 and end Friday, June 15 at 7 p.m. nightly. Sis. Joyce Arnold is the secretary. Rev. More...

Church of the Week

Grove Hill Methodist Protestant + Hwy. 43 N. More...

Article

1. Is the book of Job in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Luke 17, when Jesus healed 10 men of leprosy, how many returned to thank Him? 0, 1, 3, All 3. What woman restored to life by Peter was known for helping the poor? More...

Lifestyle

Brown-Smith to say vows June 30 at Antioch Baptist

Mr. and Mrs. William C. Brown of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Angela Suzette to Bobby Wayne Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Smith of Semmes. More...

Coffeeville Class of '57 gathers

Members of the class of 1957 at Coffeeville High School held a reunion in the home of their fellow classmate, Jimmy Deas of Prattville on Saturday, June 9. Nine classmates out of the surviving 22 members were present. More...

Beverly-Phillips to marry in Gulf Shores June 23

Joe and Rebecca Beverly of Myrtlewood announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, April Rebekah, to Patrick Ian Phillips, son of Don and Rita Phillips of Grove Hill and Debbie Criswell of Fulton. More...

E-911 pushing for rate increase

The Clarke County Commission will consider raising the tariff on phone bills to benefit the E- 911 system at its next meeting on June 25. More...

Boise tax dispute impacts county's, schools' budgets

Clarke County Commissioners worried Tuesday about a budget shortfall this year due to Boise's taxes being tied up in litigation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hill

Loretta Lavetta Hill, 59, a native of Grove Hill and a resident of east Chicago, Ill. Died June 7, 2007 at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. She was born June 22, 1947 and educated in the Clarke County school system. More...

Pugh

Sgt. Nicholas VanKeith Pugh, 27, a native of Grove Hill and resident of Montgomery, died June 10, 2007 in Tuscaloosa, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born October 18, 1979. More...

Wheat

Zeola Davis Wheat, 70, of McIntosh, died June 8, 2007, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born February 21, 1937. She retired from Searcy Hospital in the Food Service Department. She was a member of Lang's Chapel AME Zion Church of McIntosh. More...

Sports

Hole Shot back again on 'Bigbee

The Thomasville High School Quarterback Club will sponsor Hole Shot 2007- the Larry Stephens Memorial Boat Race on Saturday June 16, at noon and Sunday June 17 at 1 p.m. at Campbell's Landing on the Tombigbee River near Morvin. More...

Fireballs claim top spot in league

The members of the Fireballs softball team are, not in order: Megan Baggett, Ashley Chapman, Kiana Coates, Twyla Early, Roxanna Hare, Kelsey Haynes, Sally Jordan, Mary Ellen McConnell, Kayla Pate, Shanti Perkins, Amberly Sheffield, Gailyn More...

11 & 12-year-old baseball all-stars

The members of the 2007 Grove Hill 11 & 12- year-old all-star team are front row, left to right: Brandon Pugh, Matthew Harvey, Kelvin Burden, Benjamin Pickard and Jacob Allen. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Slugging senators

By now, everyone has heard and seen the famous Alabama State Senate punch. It not only made the news everywhere in Alabama but across the nation and around the world, too. More...

2% will be OK

A recent report by an Auburn University Montgomery professor as to the impact of the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill on southwest Alabama caused a stir with the prediction that Clarke and Washington counties and other area rural counties will each see More...

What Others Say

No timetable on 84

Joe McInnes, director of the Alabama Department of Transportation (DOT) in Montgomery, couldn't say when the project to four-lane U.S. Highway 84 from Monroeville to Evergreen might be completed. More...

Records

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Karlos Dean Chaney, to Linda Faye Williams; Joshua Michael Garrett, to Cindy Melissa Phillips; John Joseph Miller III, to Melanie Simmons Garrett. More...