October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Catherine Neal is Citizen of Year

Catherine Neal has been named Grove Hill's Citizen of the Year and will be honored at a program at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The honor is sponsored each year by the Grove Hill Civitan Club. More...

Homecoming court at CCHS

The Clarke County High School Homecoming Queen and Court were presented at last Friday's game. More...

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Community

Recipes to help make ends meet

Memories & Recipes

I remember a time when all a person had to do if they were short on money was to get another job and save to get what you want. I still think this is the case but not enough people are willing to work extra jobs these days. More...

Mobile man sought in Jax shooting

A Mobile man has been named as a "person of interest" in the Friday shooting of a Jackson man. Brandon S. Page is believed to be involved in the shooting of Ricky D. More...

Mike Blount named VP at First United Security

Mike Blount, a native of Washington County, has recently been hired as vice president and loan officer for First United Security Bank. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Butler Fest is Oct. 10-11 The Town of Butler is gearing up for its 5th Annual Butler Fest Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11 in downtown Butler along the Historic Courthouse Square. More...

Church News

Announcements

ITCGC special service Inspirational Tabernacle Church Of God In Christ located at 1171 Industrial Road in Jackson will have a one night service Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Grove Hill Baptist Church Sept. Awana Clubbers

Front: Cubbies-Abigail Merck, Sparks-Taryn Wood and back: T&T-Zack Hodge. The Awana children's program is for children ages 4 years-old to the 6th Grade. Activities are held on Sunday night from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Editorial

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Full Story

Not acting was not an option

Congress Reports

They say life is often like a roller coaster ride… sometimes up, sometimes down, but never dull. Truer words couldn't better describe the topsyturvy week we had in Washington last week. More...

A Norwegian rebuke

From The Nethermost

One of our neighbors asked me in the post office if I took some okra seed with me on my recent trip up north. "What?" I cupped my ear. "I don't hear well, you know." "Okra seeds! To that island up north." I heard him that time. More...

Records

Clarke County Jail bookings told

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Deana Gates Chandler, 49, no liability insurance, $220.50 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Brian Ladale Landrum, to Diane Jackson; Terry D. Pope, to Karen D. Pritchett. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

T'ville police chief suffers spinal injuries in accident

Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hicks and Ronald Jowers were in a serious automobile accident Saturday night. Both are in the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile where Hicks underwent surgery Sunday afternoon. More...

Mock shooting to be held at CCHS

An "active shooter" exercise will be conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Clarke County High School. This is a teacher in-service day for the Clarke County School System and Thomasville City Schools. More...

Modest raise, more paid holidays for Grove Hill municipal workers

The Grove Hill Town Council approved modest cost of living raises for municipal employees Monday and also granted them four additional paid holidays. More...

Flu and pneumonia shots set at Health Dept.

The Clarke County Health Department will be giving flu and pneumonia shots next Thursday, Oct. 16 at the office on Highway 84 East in Grove Hill. The shots are $15 each and are available for the general public 18 and older. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pippen

Warren Thomas Pippen, 85, of Grove Hill died Oct. 3, 2008 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was born July 29, 1923 to the late Willie and Julia Allen Pippen. He was a native of Edgewater, Alabama and a resident of Grove Hill for 56 years. More...

Williams

Earl Leo Williams, 77, of Jackson died Oct. 3, 2008 at Regency Hospital in Meridian, Miss. He was born July 3, 1931. He was retired from the United States Army in February, 1972 at Ft. Belvoir, Va. More...

Howell

Jimmie David Howell Jr., 48 of Jackson died Oct. 1, 2008 at a Baldwin County Health Facility. He was born Jan. 31, 1960. He was a member of the Visitation Catholic Church of Jackson. He was a member of the Jackson Golf Association. More...

Sports

Gators fall to tough Tuscaloosa squad

To face Escambia this week in region, homecoming tilt

TUSCALOOSA—The Clarke Prep School Gators suffered a 42-14 non-region loss to Tuscaloosa Academy on the road last Friday night. "We are playing hard," Coach Billy Hamilton said. "We are just a couple players short. More...

Bulldogs pound B.C. Rain 33-0

Barnett rushes for 218 yards on 33 carries in win

GROVE HILL—The Clarke County High School Bulldogs accomplished two things last Friday night as they beat the B.C. Rain Raiders 33-0 at H.G. Prim Stadium. They kept their playoffs chances in their own hands and they got a big homecoming win. More...

College football feels right when traditional powers strong

Sports Scene

Something is oddly familiar with the college football scene this year. Call me crazy but it seems as though part of the collegiate world has starting to right itself into the place it was several decades ago. More...

Lifestyle

Author never gave up on dream of having novel published

A love of reading and a love for his hometown and home county combined to help Ted Dunagan write his first novel, A Yellow Watermelon, he told a group at the Grove Hill Senior Citizen Center last Thursday. More...

Cool temps prompt fall plantings

Gardening With Dora

A h , October! Every year about this time a cold front from Wisconsin or somewhere comes thundering down and gives us some muchappreciated relief from the heat and humidity. More...

Dressing up Grove Hill

Some of the Grove Hill Beautification Committee members helped welcome fall to town Oct. 1. More...

Schools

A great school year at Clarke Prep

Clarke Prep students and faculty are enjoying a great school year! It is a privilege to work here and watch a sound academic institution grow and strengthen in every area. Academically, our students are working hard. More...

CPS's rep on Leadership Clarke County

Andrea Bagley is Clarke Prep's Leadership Clarke County student repesentative. Andrea attends monthly meetings where she is learning more about our county and it's resources. More...

Hugh O'Brian winner

Allie Dunagan is the 2008 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Award winner from Clarke Prep School. More...