April 10, 2008 RSS feed / Community

County Government Week declared

National County Government Week has been declared for this week in the county and state. More...

Trash fire out of control in Winn community

The Grove Hill Volunteer Fire Department answered a call April 3 of a fire at a residence on Pixie Road in the Winn community. An out-of-control trash fire destroyed a nearby trailer that was close to a propane gas tank. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

CPS students visit state capitol

Seventh grade students from Clarke Prep School of Grove Hill recently toured the Alabama Department of Archives and History. More...

Cub Scout derby held at Methodist church

Grove Hill Pack 50 Cub Scouts recently held its Pinewood Derby at Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Cub Scouts in the Tiger, Bear, Wolf and Webelos dens each designed a car and then raced them. More...

Adams, Deas to wed May 24

Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Wade Adams of Gulf Shores announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Nicole Adams, to Jeffery Devin Deas, also of Gulf Shores, son of Ms. Daphne Day of Gulf Shores and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Deas of Coffeeville. More...

Final Plans

Stallworth-Young Suzanne Jackson Stallworth and Toulmin Patrick Young Jr. will exchange marriage vows Saturday, April 12 at the Church Street Methodist Church in Selma. Miss Stallworth is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Stallworth Jr. More...

Art Fair winners compete in regional event

Clarke Preparatory School held its Art Fair on March 19. The winners will continue on to compete in the AISA District II Art Fair at Faith Academy, April 9. More...

Hicks first rejected, later earns Annapolis appointment

In April of his senior year at Carthage High School in Carthage, Texas, Cody Hicks, son of Thomasville residents Joe and Sandra Gernand, was awaiting word on his application to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. More...

Area DAR chapter honored in Auburn

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, was the recipient of special recognition which, included five special awards pertaining to the membership and revitalization when the organization held the 110th State Conference a More...

Keaheys welcome birth of daughter

Representative and Mrs. Marc Keahey (nee Lara Bishop) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a daughter, Scarlette Ilene Keahey, born March 10, 2008 at 5:05 at Brookood in Birmingham. She weighed seven lbs., one ounce and measured 20 1/4 inches. More...

'Relay for Life' Friday at Clarke Co. Museum

"Relay for Life" for Grove Hill will be held Friday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at the Clarke County Museum. Proceeds of the annual event go to the American Cancer Society. The public is invited. You do not have to be on a team to come. More...

Grove Hill not sure what to do about golf cart nuisance

The Grove Hill Town Council discussed Tuesday the problem of out-of-control golf carts, fourwheelers and dirt bikes on city streets and sidewalks. "School is about to be out," said council member Pat McGraw. "What are we going to do about it? More...

Jackson woman dies following wreck

A Jackson woman died April 5, as the result of injuries she sustained in a wreck the day before. More...

Collision on Highway 84 in Grove Hill

A two-vehicle collision on Highway 84 in front of the Fast Track convenience store drew out Grove Hill police, firemen and paramedics last Thursday. Catherine Foxx of Jackson was the driver of the car in the foreground. More...

Rain doesn't dampen spirits at Fulton benefit 5K run

Despite the rainy weather, the 5K run went on as planned Saturday morning in Fulton. The event was scheduled with proceeds to go to a proposed county animal shelter. David Jeffrey (center) of Semmes, Ala. was the winner with a time of 20.54. More...

Single mom still finds time to volunteer

Being a single mom is tough enough, but add three jobs, going back to school and volunteering at two schools, her church and in the community and you have the busy life of Kim Dunagan. More...

Wrap new way to enjoy sandwiches

Memories & Recipes

I looked in the latest issue of Southern Living the other day and found a recipe for a New Orleans Muffaletto. That has got to be the greatest sandwich ever developed. More...

Study Club enjoys a variety of programs

The Community Study Club has enjoyed programs during the first quarter of the year that promoted Clarke County's pride. In January, when Mrs. Mary English and Mrs. More...

Couple to celebrate 61st anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Knight, (nee Catherine Morgan) celebrated their 61st anniversary Saturday, April 5. They were married in 1947 at the home of Judge Coma Garrett in Grove Hill. More...

Speaker change for Ala. Writers Symposium

The Alabama Writers Symposium in Monroeville recently announced that Anne Rivers Siddons has canceled her appearance due to health issues. Daniel Wallace will replace Siddons as the speaker for the Opening Banquet Thursday, May 1. More...

Area students recognized at UWA Honors Day

The University of West Alabama recently recognized outstanding students for their academic achievements and leadership roles at the institution's annual Honors Day. More...

Couple will celebrate anniversary with luau

Bobby and Sallie Jones will celebrate 50 years of marriage April 19 from 4 until 6 p.m. with a Hawaiian Luau in their honor at the Shiloh Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 1844 Shiloh Church Road in Dixons Mills. More...

Roberts graduates from Virginia College

Olivia Roberts of Thomasville graduated Feb. 24 from Virginia College with a degree in sonography (ultrasound). Roberts is a 2004 graduate of Thomasville High School and attended Judson College in Marion before transferring to Virginia College. More...