January 3, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Never-ending battle

Bill and Marion Hearn have adopted a stretch of Highway 84 near their home just west of Grove Hill and work hard to keep it cleared of litter. Numerous plastic trash bags lined the roadway now that the Hearns have picked up. More...

West-Lambard exchange vows in Gainestown

Laurie Elizabeth Lambard and Jeffery Scott West were united in marriage Dec. 23, 2007 at 4 p.m. in Gainestown at White Acres with Thomas Graham, Jr. performing the ceremony. The couple were married with immediate family and friends attending. More...

Law-Smith set wedding nuptials for February 9

Mr. and Mrs. Archie J. Pruitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Monique Simone Law to Eddie Joe Smith. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Clarence Stallworth Jr. and the late Susie Stallworth. More...

Family welcomes birth of son

Scott and Dr. Jennifer F. Whitcomb, (nee Jennifer Lee Fleming) of Meridian, Miss. announce the birth of a son, Jackson Howell Whitcomb, born Dec. 12, 2007 at Jeff Anderson Memorial Hospital in Meridian. He weighed seven lbs. and eight ozs. More...

Brothers bag deer

Brycn Kelley killed his first deer while hunting with his dad on Dec. 26. His brother Hunter, bottom photo, kills this 10-pointer on Dec. 22. They are the sons of Kevin and Heather Kelley of Grove Hill. More...

Edna Woodard to be honored with 103rd birthday celebration at Cedar Point Baptist Church

Edna Woodard will be honored with a belated 103rd birthday celebration at the Cedar Point Baptist Church in the West Bend community near Coffeeville Sunday, Jan. 13 at noon. The speaker will be the Rev. Johnn F. More...

Bank's drive-thru extended

Milton Sheffield and his construction crew were busy New Year's Eve extending the drive-through at the Grove Hill branch of Merchants Bank. The drive-through is popular with customers and the bank is adding another lane for the new year. More...

Blackeyed peas, turnips for New Year's day dinner

Memories & Recipes

I hope with all my heart that everyone of you had a very Merry Christmas. I hope that all of you were able to take time to see the lights and wish on a shiny star. I am so lucky, everyone on our dirt road puts up beautiful lights every Christmas. More...

Roberts to celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roberts (nee Frances White) of Coffeeville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Saturday January 12 from 2 until 4 pm at the Coffeeville Town Hall. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. More...

'Scale Back Alabama' Weigh-In Jan. 8 at local hospital

For many people, the beginning of a new year is a time to think about starting a new physical activity program or a new diet. Starting Jan. More...

Driver injured in wreck on County Road 4

A driver was injured in a one-car accident Wednesday morning in the Salipta community. James Christopher Dove, 28, of Foley, was the driver of a 2005 Ford, which was involved in a wreck at approximately 1:40 a.m. More...

Remembering Those We Lost in 2007

Individuals whose obituaries appeared in The Clarke County Democrat in 2007

JANUARY 2007 Jesse Richard Brewer May 31, 1942- Jan. 11, 2007 Virginia McKeller Boykin Dec. 18, 1921- Jan. 7, 2007 Jennie Lee Burroughs Sept. 5, 1916- Jan. 15, 2007 J.D. Chapman Sr. Dec. 13, 1920- Jan. More...