May 8, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyle

McClain honored with wedding showers

Stephanie McClain of Marbury, Ala., daughter of Glenda and Nelson McClain and bride elect of Wesley Bumpers, son of Faye and William Bumpers of Jackson was recently honored with several bridal showers. More...

Oak leaf hydrangea a favorite

Gardening With Dora

If I had to winnow down my list of favorite plants (which is admittedly too long to be of any real value), oakleaf hydrangea, H. More...

Community theatre production June 5-7 at Thomaston center

The Heritage Players will present the dark comedy "Dearly Departed," at 8 p.m. on June 5-7 at the Rural Heritage Center in Thomaston. When Daddy Turpin keels over dead in the first scene, the whole family gets involved with his burial. More...

Kinman-Robinson to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kinman announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Kinman, to Derek Steven Robinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Florence Robinson. The wedding will be an event of Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at 12 p.m. More...

CPS students read 'the Hobbit'

Mrs. Jones' sixth grade class at Clarke Prep School is in the process of studying J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy, "The Hobbit." The students recently made paper mache figures of different characters featured in the book. More...

Study Club meets at Methodist Church

The Community Study Club of Grove Hill held the April 15 meeting in the Fellowship Hall of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church at noon. Mrs. Suzanne Cox and Mrs. Kate Jordan were hostesses. Mrs. More...

Family welcomes birth

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Jones (nee Abby Edge) of Jackson announce the arrival of a son, Jacob Michael Jones, born April 23, 2008 at 12:45 p.m. at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. Jacob weighed nine lbs., six ozs. and measured 22 inches. More...

Boys and Girls Club to start summer program

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama will start a summer program in Thomasville. The summer program for youth will be Monday, June 2 beginning at 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. 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...

Final Plans

Jackson-Williams Avis M. Jackson and Roger Williams will exchange wedding vows Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Olive No. 1 Baptist Church in Rockville. Miss Jackson is the daughter of Curley and Evelyn Jackson of Gainestown. More...

Harrison receives ASCC scholarship

Clarke Preparatory School's Senior Annie Harrison of Thomasville has been chosen to receive the Ambassador Scholarship presented by Alabama Southern Community College. More...

THS Class of 1952 holds reunion

The Thomasville High School Class of 1952 held its 56th Class Reunion at Gaston's Grill in Thomasville Saturday, April 26. More...

Hutto-Gates plan June 28 ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Hutto of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Dawn Hutto, to Jeffrey Robert Gates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Gates of Dickinson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Hospital Auxiliary holds April meeting

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital auxiliary met Wednesday, April 23 at 9 a.m. Mrs. French Downey, program chairman, introduced Mrs. Mary McKinley, O.B. Care Coordinator. Mrs. More...

Red Cross blood drive May 18 in Jackson

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on May 18 at the Wal-Mart in Jackson. More...

Son born to Chaney family

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Chaney of Jacksonville, Fla. announce the arrival of a son, Colin Gillis Chaney, born April 21, 2008. He was named for the late Grant Gillis of Grove Hill. He was welcomed home by his sister, Catherine Ella. More...