October 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill resident says she shouldn't have to pay full sewerage bill

During Monday night's Grove Hill Town Council meeting former council member Mary Golthy accused Mayor Lamar Hudson of settling a personal vendetta by charging her a full sewerage rate. More...

Skating rink opens in Grove Hill

George Jones, owner of the new Twin Rivers Skating Rink in Grove Hill, takes a spin around the facility after a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 28. See the ribbon cutting photo on Page 9A. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

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Community

Litter Awareness campaign in Coffeeville

The 2007 Fall Litter- Awareness Campaign drew to a close this weekend. Rita Wilson, Co-Chairman for this event in Clarke County, says litter education was emphasized in the school, the churches and to the citizens of Coffeeville. Ms. More...

Stabbings keep local lawmen busy over weekend

Two men were stabbed and another hit on the head with a board during two altercations over the weekend. On Friday evening Eric Lamar Davis Jr. More...

Struggling Movie Gallery closing Grove Hill store and 519 others

The Movie Gallery store in Grove Hill is one of 520 being closed by the video rental chain as it struggles to cut costs and pay off debt. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Fulton Fire and Rescue gospel singing Saturday Fulton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Annual Fall Gospel Singing will be Saturday, Oct. 6 in downtown Fulton from 3:30 p.m. until. More...

Church News

Area Church Announcements

Creels Chapel singing Oct. 6 Creels Chapel United Methodist Church will have a singing Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. featuring 2nd Mile plus other local talent. More...

Church of the Week

Wilson Chapel AME More...

Lifestyle

Clarke-Bagley say vows at local church

Emily Dyan Clarke and Larry Tyler Bagley were united in holy matrimony on August 25, 2007 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Reverend Edward M. Cotten of Pace, Florida and Reverend Davis Rhodes officiated the doublering ceremony. More...

Lots of homecomings set for area churches

Chance & Sycrene

Homecoming services will be held at the Fellowship Baptist Church of Chance on Sunday, Oct. 7. Services will begin at 12:00 noon. Recently installed pastor, Otto Ward will deliver the homec oming sermon. Dinner will be served. More...

Dunnam-Paul wed Sept. 15 in Jackson

Candice Dunnam and William Patrick Paul were married at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 at Forest Avenue Baptist Church with Revs. John L. Merck of Lucedale, Miss. and Glenn E. Dunnam, father of the bride officiating. More...

Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham at her best

Kathryn Tucker Windham (left) tells stories of her childhood in Thomasville Sept. 29 during a celebration of her art and career at Alabama Southern Community College. More...

No raises for county workers in new $12.3 million budget

The Clarke County Commission approved Monday the fiscal 2008 budget. The balanced budget of $12,340,924.00 does not include any salary increases for county employees. More...

Fence post snags former DA's 4-wheeler and he gets thrown hard

Bobby Keahey, former district attorney, was seriously injured in a four-wheeler accident Saturday. He was with a group of friends and relatives at his place on the Allen Road in Grove Hill preparing to go dove hunting. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beck

Jimmy Leon Beck, 58, of Jackson died Sept. 28, 2007 in a local hospital. He was born Nov. 27, 1948. He was a member of the Bolentown Pentecostal Church. He was retired as a self-employed mechanic. More...

Keith

Margie Levon Keith, 65, of Leroy died Sept. 27, 2007 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1942. She was a native of Womack Hill. She was a member of the St. Stephens United Methodist Church. More...

Marshall

Joyce Kidd Marshall, 77, of Whatley died Sept. 25, 2007 at the Monroe County Hospital. She was born Jan. 18, 1930. She was a native of Pike County, Kentucky. She was a member of the World Wide Church of God. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

A classic for the ages!

CCHS beats JHS 22-21

The 4,000 plus football fans in Grove Hill were treated to free football last Friday night as they saw the Clarke County High School Bulldogs beat the Jackson Aggies 22-21, in overtime, to capture the 91st meeting between the two schools. More...

Getting your money's worth at a game

Sports Scene

Yes, there was good portion of the crowd that left H.G. Prim Friday night in a bad mood. Their team had just played lights-out, no-holds-barred, smash-mouth football for four quarters, and one overtime period, and lost. More...

Bulldog's 'D' sacks Bears in big battle

It was like deja-vu all over again for the Leroy Bears as they lost 35-14 to the Sweet Water Bulldogs in an epic battle between defending state champs and top-ranked teams in Class 2A and 1A last Friday night at Nolan Atkins Stadium in Sweet Water. More...

Editorial

What Others Say

Laying a foundation

THE ISSUE: The state school board has established basic rules for two-year colleges operating a private foundation on the side. Good. A private foundation that runs in connection with a college or school isn't, by definition, a bad thing. More...

Making a strong downtown

Editor's Notes

I was in Norfolk, Va. for the National Newspaper Association's annual convention last week. I attended the programs and tried to learn a little something new about the newspaper business but time was built in for a little sightseeing too. More...

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Records

Jail bookings for past week

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week: Sequinta Quoshone Bailey, domestic violence, first degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Schools

Beta Club inducts new members

The Clarke County High School chapter of the National Beta Club held its annual induction ceremony Thursday, Sept. 13, inducting 17 new members. More...

More donations for band uniforms

The Clarke County High School "Royal Band of Blue" recently received two grants from State Senator Pat Lindsey and State Representative Thomas Jackson. More...

Several important dates approaching at CCHS

The remainder of the first semester is filled with several important activities like Parenting Day, exams, scholarship deadlines, Red Ribbon Week, leadership workshops, field trips, and a few holidays here or there. More...