January 10, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Drugs seized in Toddtown search

Officers conducting a search warrant at a Toddtown residence found drugs hidden in a child's toy and seized over $1,500 worth of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia Friday, Jan. 4. More...

Correction

Drug arrests made in Coffeeville last week were made during a traffic stop, not a road block, as the headline in last week's paper stated. More...

Trying out new CCHS cafeteria

An open house was held Jan. 3 for the new cafeteria at Clarke County High School. More...

Girl Scout cookie pre-orders begin

Pre-orders for Girl Scout cookies in 2008 begin Jan. 11 and run through Jan. 27. Cookie deliveries will be made from Feb. 12 to 16. Booth sales in Clarke County will run from Feb. 17 to March 16. More...

Bullfrog Jumped Tour bringing folk songs to local elementary

The Bullfrog Jumped Tour will soon have elementary students in Grove Hill singing folk songs that were collected in Alabama in 1947 by a "song catcher." Byron Arnold, a music professor at the University of Alabama, traveled the state in the summer More...

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...

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...

Arrest made in four-wheeler theft

A Morvin man was arrested Monday for stealing a fourwheeler in the Bashi community. More...

Arrests made by Thomasville Police

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Dec. 31, 2007-Jan. 6, 2008 include: Sheneaka L. Williams, failure to appear on speeding, arrested Dec. 31. More...

Correction

Contrary to what was reported in last week's issue, two passengers in a Jan. 2 one-car accident on County Road 4 were injured. More...

Pine worms found

Calvin Guy of Coffeeville shows pine webworms he found on young pine trees on his property near Coffeeville recently. The worms are detected by clusters of debris and excrement pellets entangled in a network of silken webbing in tree limbs. More...

Jan. 10 last day for 'Scale Back' weigh-in

Thursday, Jan. 10 is the last day to weigh-in and register for "Scale Back Alabama" in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Democrat enacts new policies for printing weddings effective Jan. 1

The Clarke County Democrat is imposing new guidelines for wedding publications effective Jan. 1, 2008. Wedding articles should be submitted within four weeks of the wedding to be published without charge along with a photograph. More...