January 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth Orchestra to play in Grove Hill this Sunday

The sounds of music will fill the auditorium at Clarke County High School on Sunday, Jan. 13 when the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra performs a free concert for the Clarke County community starting at 2:30 p.m. More...

Junior Miss Ellie Wilson off to state pageant

Ellie Wilson, Clarke County's Junior Miss, will leave Friday to compete in the Alabama Junior Miss program in Montgomery. "I'm not nervous yet, but I probably will be. Nerves can be good sometimes I guess," she laughed. More...

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Community

Deputies concerned E-911 not always available at key times

Complaints about county E-911 staff and procedures were discussed Monday at the E-911 board meeting. Coordinator Becky Neugent attended a Jan. 3 meeting with deputies at the sheriff's department. More...

LOG TRUCK OVERTURNS

A log truck overturned at midday Jan. 2 spilling its load on Chilton Road. The driver had minor injuries. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

Inmate charged with con from jail

A Clarke County Jail inmate, and gifted con artist, and his girlfriend have been charged with committing theft of property from within the jail. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Meetings for Chapter #32 Clarke County Chapter #32 for the Day have relocated to the fire station in Gosport. Meetings will be every second Saturday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. Commander Archie Robinson. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Revival Jan. 13 at Magnolia Assembly Magnolia Assembly of God, located on County Road 29 better known as Allen Road, will kick off the New Year with a revival starting Jan 13, with Evangelist David Copeland from Lanett. More...

Skip The Collection

Read Romans 13:1 A pastor overslept and was speeding to church when a trooper stopped him. He started to give him a sob story, but the officer was unimpressed. "Reverend," he said, "how would you like to hear a sermon on the evils of speeding? More...

Editorial

Playing politics?

Our Opinions

When the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill was announced, it was announced that Alabama Southern Community College would be in charge of a new taxpayer-funded steel-manufacturing training program for the new industry. It was a wise decision. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Nominees by Feb. 14?

Inside the Statehouse

The cavalcade of presidential preference primaries has begun. More...

Schools

First graders create ornaments

Mrs. Overstreet's first grade class (above) recently went to Making Memories Pottery Shop to make special ornaments. More...

Students work on Angel Tree Project

The Clarke Prep S.G.A.'s community Christmas project this year was The Angel Tree Project. Each high school class was responsible for buying presents for their angel. The seventh grade class is shown (above) with their gifts. More...

Bagley nominated as HOBY Ambassador

Congratulations to Miss Andrea Bagley for being nominated for HOBY Ambassador. More...

Wood pellet mill garners support

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to contribute approximately $250,000 to bring a wood pellet mill to the City of Jackson. More...

Boise tax case set for hearing

A hearing on the appeal of 2006 property tax appraisals of one of the largest employers and largest taxpayers in Clarke County is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 15 before Circuit Judge Thomas Baxter. More...

Housing project OK'd for Grove Hill

The Grove Hill Town Council approved Monday building permits for The Pines at Grove Hill, "a planned residential development" near the Wilson Hall Middle School. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pugh

Myrtis Bumpers Pugh, 102, of Aberdeen, MD, died Jan. 3, 2008 at Harford Medical Center in Havre de Grace, MD. She was born Sept. 15, 1905 to the parentage of Curtis and Edna Bumpers. More...

Nichols

Betty Lou Nichols, 77, of Jackson died Jan. 4, 2008 at a local hospital. She was born April 13, 1930. She was a native of Catherine. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. More...

Woodard

Mary Cathrine Land Woodard, 82, of Chillicothe, Ohio died Jan. 3, 2008 at her residence. She was born July 7, 1925. She was a native of Choctaw County. More...

Sports

Commissioners honor area football teams

The Clarke County Commission honored three area high school football teams Tuesday with resolutions proclaiming their winning seasons. More...

No telling how many people knew Mrs. Wright

If you took paper and pencil and starting trying to list all of the people that had their lives influenced by Shirley Wright you would need several legal pads and boxes of number two pencils. More...

Gators fall at Hooper

The Clarke Prep School Gators lost 78-60 to the Hooper Academy Colts last Saturday in Hope Hull. Chad Dickinson had 16 points to lead the Gators. Taylor Becton added 13 points. Tyler Sellers and Randy Nichols each had 11 points. More...

Lifestyle

Comfort foods make the dreary days pass better

Memories & Recipes

It's now the time we really want our comfort foods and one pot meals. More...

Gates-Sims united in marriage in Thomasville

A worship service celebrating the union of Miss Anna Katherine Sims to Mr. William Cory Gates, began at 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, at Thomasville United Methodist Church. Rev. Phill Craddock performed the double-ring ceremony. More...

Stallworth-Young to wed in Selma April 12

Mr. and Mrs. John D. Stallworth, Jr. of Selma are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Jackson, to Toulmin Patrick Young, Jr. of Linden. Mr. Young is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...