May 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

C'ville man to get CHS diploma- just 59 years late

Henry Dunagan is about to keep a promise he made to his mother 59 years ago. Dunagan should have graduated from Coffeeville High School in 1949, but quit school in order to join the navy. More...

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Community

Nissan, limousine hit head-on

A two vehicle head-on collision occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on May 3 on Lady Landing Road south of Jackson. A 1996 Nissan, driven by Blake Brandon Whigham, collided with a 2002 Cadillac limousine, driven by Nicole Sophi Fail of Jackson. More...

Vehicle runs off Highway 84 West

A one-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on May 1 at the 31-mile marker of Highway 84 West involving a 1998 Honda driven by Sherri Deann Smith of Barataria, La. She was injured and transferred to Jackson Medical Center. More...

Hospital administrator concerned how high gas prices affecting employees

Doug Sewell, administrator of the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital, told the board of directors April 24 that he had asked facility managers to try to reschedule employees to limit the amount of travel due to increasing gas prices. More...

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Community Calendar

AIDS Prevention Coalition to meet The Southwest Alabama AIDS Prevention Coalition will have its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. in the Monroe County Health Department Friday, May 9. For more information contact Maureen Nichols at 251-275-7108. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Oak Grove clean-up day Oak Grove Baptist Church located in the Chilton community will have a clean-up day Saturday, May 10 at 8 a.m. Anyone with a family grave is asked to help and asked not to place glass containers in the cemetery. More...

"THE FIREMEN AND THE SNAKE"

Read James 1:15 Ukrainian firemen ran in panic from a burning building. On their way out, one of them tripped over what he thought was a water hose. When he reached to pick it up, he found that it was a 10-foot python. More...

Lifestyle

All were winners in '09 Clarke County Junior Miss

There were 13 contestants in the Clarke County Junior Miss program Saturday night at Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. More...

Go 'green' with your next meal

Memories & Recipes

After watching TV this week, I perceive that I am not doing enough to go "green." I must admit green has never been my favorite color. More...

McClain-Bumpers to wed May 17

Nelson and Glenda McClain announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Leigh Mc- Clain of Marbury, Ala., to Wesley Glover Bumpers of Jackson, the son of William and Faye Bumpers of Jackson. More...

Schools

Character counts at Clarke Prep

Citizenship was the character word for March! Being a good citizen means more than knowing how the government works. It means working to make your community, country, and world better places. More...

Mr. and Miss CPS announced

Clarke Prep School recently announced Mr. and Miss CPS. J.D. Powell and Corrie Allen (seated) were named Mr. and Miss CPS. More...

CPS students selected for Honors Band

Kirk Hill and Katie Newton were selected to participate in honors band held on the campus of The University of North Alabama on April 27- 29. One thousand students were nominated for this honor, but only three hundred were chosen. More...

And Clarke County's Junior Miss for 2009 is...

Julie Dozier, right, had a look of surprise and shock on her face as she was announced as Clarke County's Junior Miss for 2009 following the program Saturday night at Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. More...

Black bear caught near Coffeeville

A black bear traveled over 300 miles from northwest Florida to interrupt supper at a home on Cirrus Road north of Coffeeville Friday evening. More...

Taking aim at the mayors

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day was given a sports coat with a big red bullseye on the back during the Southwest Alabama Community Coalition's roast of area mayors Saturday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brown

James Thomas Brown Sr., 65, of Coffeeville died April 26, 2008 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1942. He was a member of Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church. More...

Caves

Willie Caves, 77, of Jackson died April 29, 2008 at his residence. He was born Dec. 7, 1930. He was a member of Mount Olive No. 1 Baptist Church of Rockville. More...

Taylor

Margie Ann Taylor, 70, of Jackson died May 2, 2008. She was born July 8, 1937. She was a member of St. Union Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a member of the Missionary Society Circle No. 1. More...

Sports

Local teams end softball seasons

Lady Gators lose at state The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators saw their run through the AISA state Class AAA softball tournament come to an end last Friday as they lost 6-2 to Edgewood. Corrie Allen went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI. More...

Ladies can teach us a lot about sportsmanship

Last week Western Oregon University was playing Central Washington University in a softball game in a game with playoff implications. It was a true game of meaning. More...

'Coolers Ain't Cool' 3-on-3 hoops tournament May 17

Lower Peach Tree will be the site again for the Coolers Ain't Cool 3-on-3 basketball tournament. "We had a great turnout last year and we want to keep it up this year as a family friendly event," said James Crawford, organizer. More...

Editorial

Why stop at mayor? Run for president!

From The Nethermost

Long ago, back in the times when the Nethermost was first being created, some of my friends used to amuse themselves and anyone standing nearby by asking me if I was interested in running for the office of Mayor of Grove Hill. More...

Senate's carbon copy

Inside the Statehouse

The 2008 Legislative Session is in its waning days, yet very little has been accomplished. The budgets are still awaiting action. The partisan acrimony persists. It is basically a carbon copy of last year's wasted session. More...

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Records

Arrests booked into Clarke Co. Jail

The following arrests were booked into the Clarke County Jail for the week of April 29th through May 6. Lashan Kennedy, 34, theft by deception, first degree, $20,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Arrests made by Thomasville Police

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of April 28-May 4 include: Juvenile, burglary, third degree, arrested April 28. Rhonda Tellinne Harris, buying/ receiving stolen property, second degree, arrested April 28. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Duston Dale Moore, to Nancy Kathleen Kelley; Prentice Valdis Martin, to Lytonya Louise Besteda; Eric Vacorey Robinson, to Wanda Shanell McCaskill; Jonathan Thomas Mercer, More...