November 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunt for Bashi man finally ends in Enterprise

A Bashi man was arrested in Enterprise Monday after leading Clarke County lawmen on a manhunt for several days. On Thursday, Oct. More...

What a beautiful baby!

"Mr. and Mrs. Wilson" brought their new baby, "Bunny Wilson," out for her first outing Sunday during the Grove Hill United Methodist Church's Halloween Trunk or Treat. More...

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Community

Dog-attacking fox in Jackson said rabid

A fox attacked two dogs in Jackson Thursday, Oct. 25. Animal Control Officer Lee Hutto submitted the animal to the Alabama Department of Public Health Mobile Branch Laboratory for testing. The laboratory provided confirmation on Friday, Oct. More...

CARD OF THANKS

The children of Freddie Simpson - Terry (Ann) Simpson, Jan Lambard, Cheryl "Da Da" (Steve) Moseley, Shann (Craig) Hare - would like to express our deep heartfelt appreciation to all the churches and individuals for their prayers, visits, phone call More...

Log truck overturns near Fulton church

A log truck collided with the back of a cement truck Friday afternoon on Highway 178 in Fulton in front of the First Baptist Church. The driver of the log truck lost control and overturned in the ditch. Neither driver was hurt. Photo by Barry H. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Citizen of Year banquet set The Citizen of the Year Banquet will be Thursday, (tonight), Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

James Chapel revival James Chapel Baptist Church at 6080 Barlow Bend Road in Gainestown will have its annual homecoming Sunday, Oct. 28 at 12 p.m. Rev. Osbry Millender will be delivering the message. More...

Church of the Week

St. Union Baptist Church More...

Records

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Jonathan Jamaal Anderson, to Tiarra Denise Johnson; Brian Mitchell Craig Luker, to Christin Nicole Harvell; Eric Dewayne Chapman, to Bettye Voncille McCall; Juan Antonio Corona Ruelas, to Jasmine Lashata Jones. More...

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE Merchants Bank will sell for cash at Public Auction on Friday, Nov. More...

Schools

Red Ribbon Week a huge success

Students in Mrs. Teresa Coates' class released red balloons in front of Clarke County High School, celebrating National Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31. More...

Students attend B'ham conference

The officers of the Future Business Leaders of America, along with three members of DECA, attended the Joint Leadership Development Conference in Birmingham, Sept. 29. More...

Great turnout at Parenting Day

The faculty, staff and administration of Clarke County High School would like to thank the more than 200 parents who participated in Parenting Day. The day was a huge success with parents picking up report cards and meeting with teachers. More...

Clarke juries split verdicts last week

Teacher guilty of enticing two students

A former Coffeeville High School teacher was found guilty of enticing two juvenile students for immoral purposes last week in Clarke County Circuit Court. A jury found Sharon L. Rutherford guilty on two counts of enticing on Wednesday, Oct. 24. More...

Jurors believe self defense claim in murder case

A Clarke County Circuit Court jury deliberated for over four hours before finding a Grove Hill man not guilty last Friday of the 2005 murder of a Zimco man, apparently believing defense attorneys' claims that the shooting death was in self-defense. More...

Jackson's Fall Festival is Saturday

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Fall Festival this Saturday, Nov. 3. This year's festival will feature plenty of food and craft booths in the downtown area. More...

Boil those peanuts!

They may be wet and messier to eat but the researchers say boiled peanuts are better for you than raw, dry or oil-roasted nuts. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hunt

Tina Louise Hunt, 35, of Alma died Oct. 14, 2007 at her residence. She was born June 26, 1972. She was a native of Clarke County. Survivors include her husband, Jarvis K. Hunt Sr.; one son, Jarvis K. More...

Holton

Edgar Louis Holton, 71, of Jackson died Oct. 27, 2007 at an area health facility. He was born Jan. 19, 1936. He was a native of Woodbind, Ga. He was a United States Army veteran who served in the Cuban Missle Crisis. More...

Kearley

James Gilbert Kearley, 86, of Grove Hill died Oct. 28, 2007 at his residence. He was born April 18, 1921. He was a native of Vredenburg. He was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Aggies suffer heart-breaker to Hillcrest-Evergreen

The Jackson Aggies suffered another heart-breaking loss Firday night 38-21 to Hillcrest- Evergreen. Hillcrest had a huge night running the ball and made big play after big play to kill the Aggies playoff hopes. More...

Bears explode to beat Red Level 50-0 in region tilt

Leroy scored 36 points in the first quarter en route to a 50-drubbing over the Red Level Tigers Friday on the road in the Bears' final region contest. More...

Stabler visits alma mater

Former Clarke County High School football player, and current University of Alabama offensive lineman B.J. Stabler took the opportunity of Bama having an open date to come home and watch his former team take on Central- Hayneville Friday night. More...

Editorial

Congratulations, Terry

Terry Norris is Grove Hill's Citizen of the Year and will be honored at a banquet Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Mrs. Norris is very deserving of the recognition by the Grove Hill Civitan Club. More...

Fighting over water

Who would have ever thought that neighboring southeastern states, both teeming with rivers and streams and adjoining oceanic waters would be fighting over the wet stuff? It happens in the dry west but not down south where water is plentiful. More...

Political gunslingers

Inside the Statehouse

The new political professionals who run campaigns today are highly paid hired guns. They go from state-tostate running U.S. senate and governors' races all over the country. Much like the gunslingers of the Wild West days they build a reputation. More...