May 15, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyle

In Flanders Fields

IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. More...

Blue-blooming Vitex is beautiful

Gardening With Dora

Shrubs with blue blooms are hard to find. I can think of only one and it is a beauty. It is a small tree in the genus, Vitex, and is often called "Chaste Tree." The bluish-purple blossoms appear in upright spikes at the ends of all the branches. More...

Area students earn UA degrees

The University of Alabama awarded some 2,781 degrees during spring commencement Saturday, May 10, on campus. With this graduating class, UA has awarded more than 204,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state's first public university. More...

Milstead-Larrimore to wed Saturday

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Milstead of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Kaitlin, to Leo Benjamin Larrimore. Mr. Larrimore is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Larrimore of Dickinson. Grandparents of the brideelect are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Allen receives DAR award

Corrie Allen (left) is the Clarke Prep School recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award. Eligibility requirements for this honor include dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. More...

Awards Day Program held at Coffeeville High

Honor students from all grades sang during the annual Awards Day Program May 9 at Coffeeville High School. The theme of the program, and one of the songs sung, was "I Am A Jewel." Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

BCA chief tells Troy grads to be 'agents of change'

The head of the Business Council of Alabama encouraged Troy University graduates Friday to become "agents of change" in the world. More...

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These flags were recently donated to GHES by Woodmen of the World, Lodge 1024, in Jackson. The students, faculty and staff thank WOW for their support of the school. Contributed Photo More...

GHES students to honor veterans on 'Poppy Day'

GHES remembers the sacrifices of our veterans. They will be hosting a special assembly on "Poppy Day" May 23, at 1 p.m. in the gym to honor those sacrifices. The school invites veterans and their families to attend this assembly. More...

Cleanup effort promoted

Alabama PALS and the Clarke County Citizens Against Litter Committee held an Anti- Litter Poster Contest in April. All third grade students in the county were invited to create an anti-litter poster to enter. More...

Couple applauded at various gatherings

Bride-elect Chelsea Milstead and groom-elect Ben Larrimore have been honored recently with numerous gatherings in anticipation of their wedding. More...

Couple celebrate 64th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Miles Robinson of Gosport celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on May 13. They were married on May 13, 1944. The couple has one daughter, Louisiana Thomas of Brooklyn, N.Y. More...