November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Blacksmithing new this year for Pioneer Day

A variety of old-fashioned fun is planned at the Clarke County Museum's Eighth Annual Pioneer Day scheduled Saturday, Nov. 10 on the museum grounds in Grove Hill. The free event, held on the Museum grounds from 9 a.m. More...

Citizen of Year Norris honored

"I'm a good example of God taking raw material and working wonders," said Terry Norris who was celebrated as "Citizen of the Year" in Grove Hill at a ceremony Nov. 1 at the First United Methodist Church. More...

Special Sections

Community

Card of Thanks

Thank you for the cards, calls of concern, flowers, prayers, and good thoughts for me during my recent hospitalization. It is wonderful to live in such a caring community. More...

Howze to celebrate 80th birthday

Mrs. Rosa M. Howze will be honored by her children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren with a celebration of her 80th birthday, Saturday, Nov. 10 from 4 until 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Union Baptist Church in Coffeeville. More...

DAR participates in Naturalization Service

Participating in the most recent Naturalization Service at the Federal Courthouse in Mobile were three members of the Elizabeth Bradford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Grove Hill. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

HIV group meeting The Public Health Area 9 HIV Prevention Community Network Group will have its monthly meeting Friday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. at the Monroe County Health Department. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Magnolia miracle service Magnolia Assembly of God will have a special Friday Night Miracle Service Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. with Wendell and Ann Rowan of Fairhope. For over 30 years Bro. More...

Church of the Week

Visitation Catholic Church More...

UM Opera Workshop presents 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

Tickets are on sale now for "Amahl and the Night Visitors," presented by the University of Mobile Opera Workshop on Nov. 16 and 17. The opera is under the direction of Dr. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Evans Robinson, to Willie F. Williams, Earnest Lee Mitchell, to Gloria Jean Robinson; Brian Roger Carroll, to Bonnie Carol Brunson; Jamie Dee Jones, to April Latrice Cade. More...

Public Notices

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Joel Burroughs and wife, Carolyn N. More...

Schools

Clarke Prep honor roll students are named

Clarke Prep School's honor roll for the first grading period is announced: 1st Grade Mrs.Overstreet All A's Rylan Allday Abby Autry Jacob Bedwell Whitney Brasell Carly Carpenter Caitlyn Cassady Malli Clanton Marlee Cockerham Billy Harrigan Anna Ka More...

Clarke Prep Library Board Turkey Dinner

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007 Plates will be at available for take-out from11 a.m.-1 p.m. Plates are $6 and include; turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, green beans and pound cake. Call the school at 275-8576 to reserve your plates. More...

It's the Real Thing!

Clarke Prep students recently sold over 2,000 cases of Coca-Cola products as a fundraiser for the school. Here Headmaster David Walker and others check the drinks as they are being unloaded. Photo by Jim Cox More...

C-M Gas vies for lucrative TK contract

The mayors of Grove Hill, Jackson and Thomasville were at the groundbreaking for the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill in Calvert last Friday along with the threeman management team of Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District. More...

Pecan Grove Apartments to spend $530,000 on units

Grove Hill Town Council approves building permit

The Grove Hill Town Council met Monday, Nov. 5. Mayor Lamar Hudson and Mayor Pro- Tem Levon Hicks were absent. Council member Terry Stifflemire conducted the meeting. More...

Thyssen-Krupp kicks off

Three of Clarke County's mayors were on hand for the groundbreaking of the $3.7 billion Thyssen- Krupp steel mill in Calvert last Friday. Talking with U.S. Sen. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bostrom

Marion Otto Bostrom, 86, of Jackson died Oct. 31, 2007 in a Mobile area hospital. He was born Aug. 31, 1921. He was a native of Birmingham. More...

Thomas

Travis James Thomas, 65, of Jackson died Nov. 6, 2007 at his residence. He was born Aug. 14, 1942 in Jackson. He was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. He had retired from Ciba Corporation in McIntosh. More...

Hill

Joshua Wayne Hill, 24, of Thomasville died Oct. 30, 2007 in Meridian, Miss. He was born Oct. 24, 1983 in Camden. He attended Oak Grove Baptist Church in Chilton. He was an assistant production manager with Mississippi Railcar. More...

Business

Helpful holiday tips for consumers

NOW HERE'S A TIP

• What's on sale in November? Try for good deals on shoes, boys clothing, blankets and pre- Christmas sales. They start earlier and earlier each year. Also, look for deals on cooking and serving pieces just before and after Thanksgiving. More...

Sports

Perfect 10-0!!

CCHS completes first perfect season since 1917

The 93rd meeting between Clarke County and Thomasville was all that it had been built-up to be as the fourth-ranked 3A Bulldogs held off the thirdranked 4A Tigers 13-2 Friday night at D.F. More...

The weight of 90 years of grid teams

Sports Scene

The Bulldogs of Clarke County had a long enough wait. Ninety years to be exact…and that is a long time to wait for something that other area teams have accomplished since they first took the field. More...

Gators take care of business against Pike Liberal 57-20

The Clarke Prep School Gators took care of business this past Friday night as they dispatched the Patriots of Pike Liberal Arts 57-20 at Hamilton Field in the first round of the AISA Class AAA playoffs. More...

Editorial

Honoring Harper Lee

Our Opinions

An icon of American literature was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bush in Washington Monday. Harper Lee of nearby Monroeville was recognized for her 1960 novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird. More...

Spinning numbers

What Others Say

The reputation of the Iraq war, now within sight of its fifth birthday, is fully entrenched as a smorgasbord of numbers. More...

Presidential dynasties?

Editor's Notes

John Adams was the second president of the United States, serving from 1791 until 1801. Twenty-five years later, his son, John Quincy Adams would become the nation's sixth president. More...