January 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire damages Whatley home

Grove Hill and Helwestern firemen responded to a house fire New Year's Eve at approximately 12:26 p.m. on Highway 84 east of Whatley. The fire was said to have started in the electrical fuse box at the home of Valerie Randall at 30095 Highway 84. More...

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Community

Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform

The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra will give a concert Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sage Auditorium at Clarke County High School. This group of 40 young people is very accomplished and professional. Everyone is invited to attend. 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...

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Community Calendar

Mobile Symphony Youth concert slated The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra will give a concert Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sage Auditorium at Clarke County High School. This group of 40 young people is very accomplished and professional. More...

Church News

The Failure of Resolutions

Pastor's Thoughts

Comedians have a big time making fun of resolutions this time of year. The well-known problem of resolutions is that they don't last or don't work in most cases. Isaiah 43:19 teaches us that God is working "to do a new thing" in our lives. More...

Attitudes Alter

Read Romans 8:28 A young man dreamed of working in his father' s business. He saw himself in a plush office with a pretty secretary. But his father said, "You'll start at the bottom. More...

Church of the Week

Okalona Methodist Protestant Church More...

Records

Arrests booked in Clarke County Jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County jail include: Adrinne Leshay Jordan, theft of property, second degree, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. Charles Anchez White, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Arrests made by Thomasville Police

The following arrests were made by the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Dec. 24 through Dec. 30, 2007: Chad Germaine Welch, escape, second degree, domestic violence/simple assault, third degree, arrested Dec. 26. More...

Voters will go to polls lots in 2008

Presidential primary will be first on Feb. 5

Viewers of cable news channels have probably had their fill of presidential politics already. More...

Low temps increase danger of home fires

Temperatures dipped into the upper 20s Wednesday morning and the weather forecast called for temperatures in the mid teens to upper teens Thursday and Friday mornings. The daytime high Thursday was expected to be around 46 degrees. More...

Cocaine arrest made at Coffeeville roadblock

A suspect was arrested Saturday evening for possession of cocaine in Coffeeville. Corporal Steve Carlisle of the Clarke County Sheriff's Department was assisting Coffeeville Police Chief Clint Harrell in making traffic stops. More...

Coffeeville retirees honored

A reception Sunday at the Coffeeville Town Hall honored retiring Coffeeville Postmaster Linda Mosley and Sam and Mary Alice Shields, longtime local merchants who have sold their business, Shields Feed and Supply, effective later this month. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Coleman

Willard Ed Hasewood Coleman Jr., 53, of Jackson died Dec. 23, 2007 at USA Medical Center. He was born Nov. 22, 1954. He was affectionately known as 'June Man." He was a native of Grove Hill. More...

King

George King Jr., 82, of Jackson died Dec. 25, 2007 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born May 6, 1925. He was born to the parentage of the late George King Sr. and Ollie Lee King. He retired as a bridge builder. More...

Gilmore

Ginger V. Dunigan Gilmore, 88, of Salitpa died Dec. 23, 2007. She was born Sept. 25, 1919. She was born to the late James and Daisy Dunigan. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Cedar Point Baptist Church of Coffeeville. More...

Sports

Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs capture tourney titles

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs each captured the championships of their Holiday Tournament this past Saturday night in Grove Hill. More...

Lady Gators play at Lee-Scott

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators traveled to Auburn last weekend and played in the Lee- Scott Holiday tournament. The Lady Gators fought hard before losing 40-37 to Cottage Hill on Saturday. More...

Pace's Lindsey named Coach of the Year

Whatley native Mickey Lindsey has been named Coach of the Year by the Pensacola News Journal for his team's success this season. More...

Editorial

Optimistic for area

Our Opinions

A new year is here and we are optimistic for Clarke County and the region. The new Louisiana- Pacific oriented strand board mill will start production soon, if it hasn't already. More...

Tips for getting rid of pesky credit offers

Congress Reports

Imagine, if you will, a scenario I'm about to describe. It's one that is quite familiar to all of us. More...

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Schools

Packed up and ready to go

A sneak peak into the new CCHS

This past week has been a little hectic with "the big move" approaching and the administering of exams, but it all went smoothly and everyone is eagerly anticipating the move into the new facility. More...

Spanish Club donates to CAC

Students from Spanish I and Spanish II recently came together to donate over $400 to the Child Advocacy Center. They accomplished this semester-long goal by donating spare change into milk jugs and by hosting a bake sale. More...

Students raise over $1,000 for Salvation Army

Last month, Mrs. Dennis challenged the students of CCHS to raise the most money possible for the Salvation Army. Well, the students exceeded her expectations by raising $1,012.49. More...