March 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidate for 'Extreme Makeover' award

Dumas Manufacturing, makers of church furniture, got a jump on Grove Hill's "Extreme Makeover" competition. Employees at the plant on Highway 84 East recently painted the metal building a light green. A new sign has also been erected. More...

Ambulance service pledges coverage for T'ville and area

"You will not have to worry at any time about not having service," Tony Tilton, operations supervisor with Jets Ambulance Service, told the Thomasville City Council Monday night. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Bulldogs christen new field with DH sweep

CCHS wins area road game at Chatom Mon.

The Clarke County High Bulldogs overcame an early 5-0 deficit to beat the Bulldogs of Washington County 10-8 Monday afternoon in Chatom. The win gives the Bulldogs (6- 4) a 1-0 area mark. Hunter Cross went 2-for-3 with a 2-run homer and two RBI. More...

Saturday was a good day for baseball at CCHS

Sports Scene

The smell of the cut grass, the parched peanuts and tobacco all bring back great memories every single time I go to the ball park. More...

Lady Gators play in Edgewood tourney

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators went 1-2 in the Edgewood Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Wetumpka. In their last game they were edged 7-3 by Macon-East. Jessica McKinley, Tess Ackerman and Whitney Gavin each had a hit. More...

Lifestyle

A quest for better health!

Memories & Recipes

I love, love, love my friends and I want all good things for them. I recently learned that two of my friends are in a lifelong battle with heart disease. More...

Luncheon honors local businesses

There was great food and fellowship as a luncheon was held March 6 to celebrate businesses in Grove Hill. The free event was sponsored by the Grove Hill Baptist Church. More...

Mobile museum staff visits GHES

Staff from the Mobile Museum of Art visited Grove Hill Elementary School Monday morning. Susan Baker, art instructor, Kim Wood, outreach coordinator, and Peggy Smelser, docent (above), guided the students in painting portraits. More...

‘Diminished capacity’ is judge’s defense

A local circuit judge accused of ethical misconduct has cited More...

Qualifying opens for June 3 primary races

Many Democrat incumbents announce for reelection

Clarke County Democrats opened qualifying for local offices last Thursday during a meeting of the Democratic Executive Committee at the courthouse in Grove Hill and a number of incumbent officeholders announced their intentions to seek re-election More...

Rep. Jackson's beer bill passes Ala. House

A local legislator's bill to allow the sale of imported and gourmet beers with higher alcohol content has passed the Alabama House of Representatives. The "Free the Hops" bill sponsored by Rep. More...

CCARC's Jubilee Saturday in Jackson

The Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) invites everyone to join in celebrating spring during its 12th Annual Spring Jubilee in Jackson this Saturday. More...

Community

Jax men arrested for armed robbery

Three Jackson men were arrested for an armed robbery in Whatley Saturday night. K-9 and Interdiction Deputy Jim Mundie was dispatched to the Indian Hills community on Old Line Road in Whatley about 10:15 p.m. More...

Grove Hill senior center going up

The steel framing for the new Grove Hill senior citizen center is being erected. The center is being built on the corner of Jackson Street and Clark Street. Bay South of Mobile is constructing the $495,000 building. More...

Teen confesses to scalding youngster

A 14-year-old juvenile has reportedly confessed to intentionally burning a 3-year-old child he was baby-sitting according to Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge. Last week Burge reported that Officer Carey Slayton and Inv. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Grace Chapel singing Grace Chapel Baptist Church will have a singing and fellowship Saturday, March 15 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Bro. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

Editorial

Extreme Makeover

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Grove Hill Businesses and property owners probably don't hear it often enough - Thanks for keeping our town going! Your persistence with your Grove Hill business is greatly appreciated. More...

Sweet Olive memories

Dear Editor, I am an avid reader of Dora Fleming's gardening column in The Clarke County Democrat, and the one discussing "Tea Olive" brought back many happy memories of my mother and my grandmother. More...

Toppling the Godfather

Inside the Statehouse

The embezzlement, nepotism and thievery perpetrated within the Junior College System is beginning to unravel with federal indictments. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Joe James Roberts, to Linda S. More...

Schools

Scholar's Bowl team places second

The CPS High School Scholar's Bowl team placed second in the AISA District 2 Scholar's Bowl Competition held March 4 at Cottage Hill Christian School. More...

CPS celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday

CPS K-4 through third grade classes celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by learning about his life, reading stories he had written, and having birthday parties in his memory. More...

Character counts at CPS!

Caring is the character word for February. Caring is at the heart of an ethical person's character. You can tell a caring person by what she or he does, for caring is more than just a feeling. More...