October 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill Citizen promotes town's great quality of life

Will be honored for work Nov. 1

Terry Norris has been selected as "Citizen of the Year" by the Grove Hill Civitan Club. The banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

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Community

Area construction bringing workers, jobs

Area construction projects have local motels and RV parks filled with more RV parks on the drawing boards for the surge of construction workers expected when work starts on the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill at Calvert. More...

Chilton burglary suspects arrested

Three suspects were arrested in the burglary of a residence on Highway 154 in the Chilton community. More...

T'ville library needs new building to expand services

Officials, friends and supporters of the Thomasville Public Library are gearing up for a fundraising effort to construct a new building. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Education retirees to meet The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, (today), Oct. 18 at 11:45 a.m. at the Southern Magnolia Restaruant in Grove Hill. The program will be presented by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Chance Baptist revival Chance Baptist Church will continue its revival services Thursday, (tonight), Oct. 18 and end Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:15 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the week will be Rev. Floyd O. Bell of Linden. Rev. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

States rush voting for lackluster candidates

The United States don't seem all that united as individual states are rushing to be the first to hold presidential primary contests for the 2008 elections. The states all want influence in deciding the presidential nominees. More...

467 years ago

Editor's Notes

Four hundred and sixty-seven years ago the first major confrontation between Europeans and Native Americans took place. And it was likely right here in Clarke County. It was on Oct. More...

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Criminal cases slated for trial next week

A Thomasville woman who is a Coffeeville High School teacher is on the jury docket for soliciation of murder and enticement charges during the criminal term of Clarke County Circuit Court, which begins Monday, Oct. 22. More...

Senior center bid twice grant, OK'd anyway

The Grove Hill Town Council approved a bid for construction of the senior citizen center Monday. Bay South of Mobile submitted the low bid of $495,000, which was higher than expected. More...

AG King honors local lawmen

Two officers from the Jackson Police Department and an area State Trooper were honored Tuesday at the Attorney General's 2007 Law Enforcement Summit in Montgomery for their efforts in helping to save two toddlers found in a swimming pool earlier th More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Henley

Nell Porter Henley, 84, of Jackson died Oct. 13, 2007 at a local nursing facility. She was born April 10, 1923 in Greenville, Miss. She was raised in Glenn Allan, Miss. More...

Brown

Charlie Brown, 68, of Thomasville died Oct. 10, 2007 at his residence. He was born Jan. 29, 1939 in Cochran. He was a member of Pineview Baptist Church. He was a retired maintenance worker. More...

Woodard

John Robert "Bob" Woodard, 62, of Pine Hill died Oct. 8, 2007 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born Jan. 27, 1945 in Olney, Ill. He served in the United States Army. More...

Sports

Bulldogs use air-attack to down WCHS

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs used a balance passing and running attack, as well as a smothering defense to turn away the Washington County Bulldogs 46-6 last Friday at H.G. Prim Stadium in Grove Hill. More...

College season a sure sign of the apocalpyse

Sports Scene

It seems as though there are still NASCAR races and baseball is still being played. Ironically I thought all of that had ended when the first football was placed on a tee and then kicked to an opposing team. More...

Early miscues doom CPS Gators 20-16

The Clarke Prep School Gators took a hard 20-16 loss this past Friday at the hands of Cottage Hill in Grove Hill at Hamilton Field. The Warriors took their opening possession and scored on a 7-yard touchdown pass. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Christopher Terrell Bettis, to Kristy Monique Jones; Rick James Jackson, to Julia Leann Roby; William Arthur Reeve Jr., to Renata Dawn Rogers; Dario Taite, to Pastoria Smith Wilson; Houston Pettway, to Doris Matthews P More...

Schools

Fall decorations on display

Grove Hill Elementary School is dressed up with a look of the fall season and the spooky fun of Halloween. Pictured are decorations by the kindergarten class (top left photo), second grade (top middle) and office staff (top right). More...

GHES releases first nine-week honor rolls

Grove Hill Elementary School has released its Honor Rolls for the first nine-week period of the 2007-2008 school year: "All A" Honor Roll Grade: 1 Makyla Chantez Allen Erin Joan Armstead Jason Alexander Atchison Briya Nivanna Damaria Bernard More...

Principal's address

It is hard to believe that we have ended the first nine weeks of school and we are already into the second nine weeks. Fall is in the air and we are hopeful that cooler days are fast approaching. More...