September 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Homecoming court named at Clarke Prep

Clarke Prep School's homecoming was Friday night against Taylor Road Academy of Montgomery. The CPS Gators won the game handily, 67-12. The game capped a week of activites at the school. More...

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Community

Women in Winter Ministry to meet

Women In Winter Ministry meeting will be Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grove Hill. Hostess will be Gardenia Frazier who will welcome Marie Davis, administrator and area-coordinator Laverne Taite, MSW. More...

County to borrow $400,000 for budget shortfall

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to recess until Oct. 1 to pass the fiscal 2008 budget. Annie Deloise Morris, county administrator, said the budget was not yet finished. More...

Teenager accidently shot at hunting camp

A 16-year-old was accidentally shot Friday night at a hunting camp on County Road 35. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

BOE meets today The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. Items on the agenda include minutes, superintendent's report, personnel, bills, accounts and payroll. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Missing 514 pages could shed light on Siegelman conviction

All during his indictment, subsequent trial and conviction, former Democratic Gov. Don Siegelman kept saying it was all a sham and an effort to "get him" by the Republicans. More...

Letter to the Editor

U.S. soldiers deserve a little more respect

Dear Editor, I have a grandson who has just graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Ga. He graduated with top honors and awards. Anyone who is, or has been, in the military knows what he has accomplished. We are so proud of him! More...

'All I know is what I read...'

Editor's Notes

The American humorist Will Rogers' famous quote was "All I know is what I read in the newspapers." That's pretty much the way I am with perhaps an updated footnote to include the Internet. More...

Speaker Hammett suggests ALDOT revamping

"I don't care who comes to Clarke County and says we're going to make Highway 84 a reality," said Seth Hammett , DAndalusia, the Alabama Speaker of the House. More...

Commissioner defends funding of sheriff's dept.

"…It's my intention, and I feel like the intention of the rest of this commission, we do not want any of our deputies out there in unsafe equipment," said Clarke County Commissioner Paul Bradford. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dixon

Alma Elizabeth Dixon, 81, of Chatom died Sept. 24, 2007 at a Mobile hospital. She was born April 30, 1926. She was a native of Eight Mile. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chatom. More...

Sibley

Phyllis Merle Allison Sibley, 66, of Jackson died Sept. 18, 2007. She was born Nov. 28, 1940 in Perryville, Arkansas. More...

Stoudenmier

Derek Michael Stoudenmier, 28, of Montevallo died Sept. 21, 2007 at his residence. He was born March 11, 1979 in Montgomery. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Centreville. He had worked as a bank accountant in Montevallo. More...

Sports

Sports Scene

Rivalries bring out the best in area teams

Rival- noun - One who attempts to equal or surpass another or pursues the same object as another; a competitor. Rivalry - noun - The act of competing or emulating. More...

CPS Gators tame Tigers 67-12

The Clarke Prep School Gators scored on all seven of their first half possessions as they cruised to a 67-12 Homecoming win over Taylor Road last Friday night at Hamilton Field in Grove Hill. More...

SWHS plows through Linden

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs, ranked number one in Class 1A, had no trouble flexing their muscles in a 56-8 region and county win over sixth-ranked Linden last Friday night at Nolan Atkins Stadium in Sweet Water. More...

Lifestyle

CARD OF THANKS

We would like to express a sincere thank you to all the wonderful people that had a part in building us a wheelchair ramp. A big thanks goes to the Cornerstone Baptist Church for donating the materials. More...