September 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Kathryn Tucker Windham to be honored at ASCC Saturday, Sept. 29

"Alabama, they say, is like one big front porch where folks gather on summer nights to tell tales and to talk with family…The stories they tell are all alike in their Southern blend of exaggeration, humor, pathos, folklore and romanticism. More...

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Community

Longtime Grove Hill town employee has worked in many areas

Jackie Garrick works at town hall desk used by her grandfather

Jacqueline Chapman Garrick, better known to the folks in Grove Hill as "Jackie," has become a fixture at Grove Hill Town Hall. She has worked there 32 years. More...

HIPPY enrolls first family for program

Gwen Wilkerson of Jackson and her son, Hayden, recently became the very "first" family to be enrolled in the HIPPY Clarke County Program. The enrollment actually involved two families! More...

Speaker Hammett to visit next week

State Rep. and Speaker of the House Seth Hammett, D-Andalusia, will visit Grove Hill Tuesday, Sept. 25. Hammett will be speaking at the Clarke County Courthouse at 3:30 p.m. on a variety of state issues. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Historical Society to meet The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m. at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The speaker for the meeting will be Mrs. Marilyn Culpepper. Mrs. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Are we overdeveloping development efforts?

There is more work going on for community development and economic development in Clarke County and southwest Alabama than there has ever been. More...

Butterflies and spider lilies

Have you noticed the little yellow butterflies drifting through? I'm sure your vehicle's grill has encountered one or more of the pretty little creatures. They are the most noticeable when you are driving down the highway. More...

Three political greats gone

Inside the Statehouse

Three Alabama political icons from the 1960's passed away in late summer. They all three lived long lives and their memories are indelibly planted into our state's political history. More...

Records

Arrests booked through Clarke Co. Jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include the following: Timothy Watson Adams, assault, third degree, domestic violence, third degree, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Archie Samuel Keel, to Caryn Elizabeth Horsley; Levi Travis Norris, to Crystal Nicole McKinley; Anthony Earl Parker, to Latoya Shunte Gordon; Kenneth Neal Bennet, to Elizabeth Kay Patrick; Christopher La'Vennie Calhou More...

Burglars hit two churches in Morvin

Two churches in the Morvin area were burglarized last weekend. More...

Supreme Court ruling sought on bar's jurisidiction in DuBose case

The Alabama State Bar Association filed a writ of mandamus with the Alabama Supreme Court last week, seeking to retain jurisdiction in the Stuart DuBose attorney misconduct case. More...

'Ol' Red' keeps sniffing 'em out

For the second time in just a few weeks, a bloodhound has helped uncover a burglary suspect in the Town of Fulton. The home of James Gilbert Haskew at 972 Centerline Road was broken into at approximately 10 a.m. on Sept. More...

Grove Hill subdivision residents say sewage stinks in neighborhood

Residents of the Bradford-Rodgers Subdivision and adjoining Chapman Subdivision attended the Grove Hill Town Council meeting Monday to complain about the odor of sewage in and around their homes. "We all have sewage problems. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harrell

Bernard Moore Harrell, 98, of Jackson died Sept. 12, 2007 at a local hospital. He was born April 12, 1909. He was a native of Zimco. He was a charter member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church. He was a World War II United States Navy veteran. More...

Vann

Glen Edward Vann, 57, of Grove Hill died Sept. 17, 2007. He was born Sept. 2, 1950. He was a native of Dothan. He attended Grove Hill United Methodist Church. He was a Vietnam veteran having served in the United States Army. More...

Loftin

Samuel Lamar Loftin, 60, of Demopolis died Sept. 11, 2007 at his residence. He was born Jan. 19, 1947 in Thomasville. He was a member of the Sweet Water United Methodist Church. He was director of operations at Rock-Tenn Company. More...

Sports

It ain't easy being an Irish fan these days

Sports Scene

College football...how I loathe thee....truer words have never been spoken by either a Notre Dame fan or an Auburn fan. More so for the Irish faithful because at least Auburn has a win and they have scored an offensive touchdown. More...

CCHS Dawg steals MC QB hand-off for big play in win

Clarke County got a big play from defensive lineman Caleb Harrison that helped swing the momentum as they beat Mobile Christian 32-0 last Friday for a huge region win. More...

17 in 30!

Tigers stun Aggies with 17 points in 3o seconds in first quarter of game

What was a close game changed in the course of 30 seconds as the Thomasville Tigers exploded in the first quarter and then ran away with a 31-14 region win over their county rival Jackson last Friday at Simpkins Stadium-Legion Field. More...

Lifestyle

Williams graduates from ROTC course

Rickeisha R. Williams graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. More...

Davis completes Army basic training

Army Pvt. Cedric J. Davis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Tammy Davis of Sweet Water. Davis is a 2006 graduate of Linden High School. More...

Odom joins SOUNDS vocal ensemble

University of Mobile student Catherine Odom of St. Stephens, Ala., was selected to sing in the UM vocal ensemble SOUNDS of Mobile. Odom, the daughter of Frankie and Cathy Odom of St. Stephens, is a sophomore majoring in music education. More...