November 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Argument, gunfire lands father and son in Clarke County Jail

Clarke County sheriff's deputies were ordered by Sheriff Bobby Moore to "lock up everything that moves," after a report was received on a domestic dispute in Whatley Nov. 7. More...

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Clarke-Mobile Gas District gets improved credit ratings

Clarke-Mobile Gas District's credit rating was upgraded last month by two major rating agencies, Moody's and Standard & Poor's. Moody's bettered Clarke- Mobile's rating from a "Baa2" to a "Baa1" rating. More...

First it was trespassing and now burlgary

Thomasville police arrested a man Nov. 7 for breaking into a trailer where he had previously been arrested for trespassing. Travis Sentel Stubbs went to a trailer on Bashi Road and broke into it while the residents were at home. More...

County employees receive three percent raise

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a three percent raise for county employees. This will not include public officials, said Commission Chairman Joe Hunt. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

GHMHA Golf tournament The annual Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary benefit Golf Tournament will be at Timber Creek Golf Course in Daphne Thursday, (today) Nov. 15 at 12 p.m. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

New Home gospel singing New Home Church near Monroeville will have a gospel singing Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. featuring "The Singing Echoes" of Cleveland, Tenn. There will be no charge for admission but a love offering will be received. More...

Jackson Presbyterian welcomes interim minister

The Rev. Dr. Sidney L. Leak III of Orange Beach has accepted a call as an interim pastor for the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Mikel Lorenzo Johnson, to Kimiya Kazaine Gamble. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Nov. More...

Schools

GHES classes support our DAWGS!

The GHES "Bullpup Fans" are so proud of our CCHS Bulldogs. A special thanks goes to Mrs. Debra Dennis, principal, Coach Floyd and staff, Mrs. Anne Baugh, cheerleader sponsor and Mr. Conner, band director, for bringing pep rallies to GHES. More...

Principal's Address

It is hard to believe that November is here. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we know that Christmas comes quickly thereafter. Mid term progress reports went home last week and the busy holiday season is fast approaching. More...

GHES to host Book Fair Dec. 4-6

WHAT: Grove Hill Elementary School will host a Scholastic Book Fair. WHEN: Book Fair will be held daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec 4 - Dec 6. WHERE: Grove Hill Elementary School is located at 450 W. Cobb Street. More...

Man charged with sending sex, violence text messages

A Grove Hill man, described by law enforcement as a sexual predator, was captured in a TV show styled sting Nov. 5. Last week several females in the area began receiving sexually violent voice and text messages on their cell phones. More...

Settlement has $4 million value to Clarke-Mobile Gas

Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District has settled a 10-year-old lawsuit against two companies that has a total value of $4 million to the locally owned natural gas utility. More...

'Heart of Clarke' mural dedicated

The new mural on the side of the Keahey Law Office building facing the Courthouse was dedicated Saturday. Local artists Johnna Bush and Sharon Dozier were applauded for the realistic wildlife scene. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bumpers

Thera Mae Bumpers, 92, of Coffeeville died Nov. 13, 2007 at her residence. She was born Dec. 2, 1914. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Coffeeville. She was a member of the RSVP Club. She was a homemaker. More...

Couture

Sarah Virginia Couture, 81, of Jackson died Nov. 7, 2007 at her residence. She was born Feb. 17, 1926. She was a native of Ripley, Miss. She was a member of Trafalgar Village Baptist Church of Memphis, Tenn. More...

Etheredge

Jane Alice Etheredge, 76, of Sweet Water died Nov. 4, 2007 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. She was born Feb. 11, 1931 in Selma. She was a member of Aimwell Baptist Church. She was a retired paper mill accounts payable supervisor. More...

Sports

Gators denied trip to Troy, fall 14-7 to Faith Rams

The hopes and dreams of a trip to Troy and playing for a Class AAA state championship came to a halt as the Clarke Prep School Gators lost 14-7 to the visiting Rams of Faith Academy last Friday at Hamilton Field. More...

Defense paces CCHS to 46-0 playoff win

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs scored on the first play of the game and never looked back as they beat the Bobcats of Beulah 46-0 last Friday at H.G. Prim Stadium in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs. More...

How much does football love you back?

Sports Scene

Football is not a game for just anyone to be a fan. It takes a special person to truly love the game of football. I mean the kind of fan who will drive anywhere, in any weather, at any time of the day to watch any teams take the field. More...

Editorial

Hunting kicks off

Our Opinions

A Clarke County resident joked the other day that if you need to see a Mobile or Birmingham lawyer or doctor, don't make the trip but wait until the first week of hunting season. More...

Presidential pickings

The deadline has passed and the candidates for Alabama's Feb. 5 presidential primary are in place. The hard job for voters will be to decide who they really want to vote for...or perhaps, against. Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich didn't make the ballot. More...

The Canoe Fight

Editor's Notes

Sunday, Nov. 11 was Veterans Day. More...