November 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

G-P will close mill in Monroe

The economic downturn and the depressed housing market continues to adversely affect area sawmills, plywood mills and other manufacturers of building products. More...

Three county commissioners start new terms

Two new Clarke County Commissioners and a re-elected one were sworn in for four-year terms by Probate Judge Becky Presnall (right) prior to a special meeting of the commission Wednesday morning. More...

Special Sections

Community

Card of Thanks

The family of Vera Robinson would like to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, and the food. Please keep us in your prayers. More...

Coffeeville's reading efforts awarded

Educational Resources, Inc. of Fulton, N.Y. More...

Hebron home burns

The Hebron home of the late Virgie Mae and Russell Lawlis near Grove Hill burned Monday, Nov. 10 in the early morning hours. Grove Hill, Antioch and Helwestern Volunteer Fire Departments all responded. No one was living in the house at the time. More...

Calendar

Calendar

2008 Mockingbird Market set The 2008 Mockingbird Market will take place Thursday, (today), Nov. 13 and end Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m in Monroeville. More...

Church News

Union Methodist dates to 1859

The following history of the Union U.M.C. was written by Willie Grace Fendley on July 18, 2006. The church was damaged last week when an 18-wheeler rammed it in an accident. More...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Thanksgiving The Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church located at Highway 84 West at Clarke County 21 in Coffeeville will have its annual Thanksgiving program Sunday, Nov. 16 at 12 p.m. Rev. Albert Rideway Jr. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Gomorrah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Matthew 24, Heaven and earth may pass away, but Jesus' "what" shall not? Life, Children, Love, Words 3. More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

New twists to an old favorite pecan pie recipe

Finally it's November and the best recipe time of the year. There are so many new twists to some very old recipes that it makes you wonder why you didn't think of them yourself. More...

Pioneer Day music

This reenactor played old tunes on the front porch of the Mathews' Log Cabin at the Clarke County Museum for Pioneer Day Saturday. See more pictures from the big day on Page 8A. More...

Gardening With Dora

Plant in the fall

Remember how busy we were in the garden last spring? Like Dorothy in the field of poppies we lost it a little at the nursery and bought, bought, bought. More...

Schools

ASCC Honors List

A number of students have been named to honor lists for Summer Semester at Alabama Southern Community College. Students must take at least 12 semester hours of credits to be eligible. Clarke County student Sandra E. More...

Seniors participate in an Issues Poll

What an exciting time to be a student of government! On Nov. 4, Clarke Prep School participated in a school-wide mock election. The mock election was planned and organized by the Civics and Government classes of Ms. Donna Davis. More...

Bagley wins award

On October 28, Andrea Bagley represented Clarke Prep School in the District Oratorical Contest which was hosted by South Choctaw Academy. More...

Unusual snow storm rocks church?

It has been a little cooler but a blizzard didn't hit Highway 43 in the Antioch area last week but rather a truck load of salt. A church's solid foundation is usually a reference to its religious strength, not a physical foundation. More...

Jackson seeks funds to upgrade city's airport

Jackson is looking at continuing its upgrading of the William E. Stewart Airport by construction of a larger airport apron. More...

Catherine Neal honored as Citizen of Year

A large crowd of friends and family gathered in the fellowship hall of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church Tuesday night to honor Catherine Neal as the town's 2008 Citizen of the Year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bylinowski

John H. Bylinowski, 83, of Waynesboro, Ga. died Nov. 5, 2008 in Augusta, Ga. He was born Dec. 8, 1924. He was a native of Illinois and a former resident of Jackson. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waynesboro, Ga. More...

Scarbrough

John Palmer Scarbrough, 76, of Grove Hill died Nov. 8, 2008 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born May 22, 1932 in Clarke County. He was a member of Bassett Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired millwright with Scotch Lumber Company. More...

Armistead

Emma Belle Armistead, 94, of Thomasville died Nov. 9, 2008 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. She was born July 28, 1914 in Thomasville. She was a member of Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. More...

Sports

Playoffs end for Grove Hill schools

Bulldogs lose tight game with Elmore Co.

ECLECTIC—The Clarke County High School Bulldogs saw their 2008 football season come to an end this past Friday as they lost 7-0 to the Elmore County Panthers, ending their season with a 4-6 record. More...

Gators end season at Edgewood Academy

ELMORE—The playoff run for the Clarke Prep School Gators was a short one as they lost 46- 22 to the Wildcats of Edgewood Academy last Friday night. More...

GH Pee Wee Tiny Mites win league championship

The Grove Hill Pee Wee Tiny Mite Dawgs won the league championship game by downing Leroy 6-0 in Silas this past Saturday. The Dawgs won the game in front of a supporting Grove Hill crowd. More...

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Obamanaia

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Barack Obama's win of the presidency last week was historic. That has been said several times in the past week and it is still an understatement. More...

Editor's Notes

A jeweler and a barber

Politics and other issues kept me from this topic the last couple of weeks but I must comment on two favorite friends who recently left us. I got to L. J. Smith's funeral in Thomasville just before they closed his coffin Oct. 22. More...

Records

Arrests booked through local jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the week of Nov. 4-10 include. Arlene Marrie Jones, 25, theft of lost property, second degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Area food establishment's health ratings told

Clarke County Weekly Food/Lodging Establishment Ratings. Jackson Steakhouse, Jackson, 70. Carolyn's @ People's Corner, Thomasville, 84. Fat Daddy's, Thomasville, 86. The Garden, Thomasville, 90. The Delmar, Thomasville, 90. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Gilbert Gildersleeve, to Tammi Renee Westry; Larry Bivins Jr., to Shavonda Jeanette Hollins; Lonnie Paul Wright III, to Melissa Shayne Coxwell; Marvin Ladell Franks, to Silvia Karina Quezada; Russell Chad Hawk, to Lisa More...