January 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill mayor plans busy work session Jan. 15

The Grove Hill Town Council held a short session Monday night but heard Mayor Jerry Newton detail a lengthy work session he has called for Jan. 15 to discuss a number of issues. More...

Deputy's car misses stop sign, crashes into Grove Hill yard

Sheriff's Deputy Wallace Smith crashed into the yard of Bob and Emily Chaney Friday night about 7:30. More...

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Community

Calvin Guy's contributions to C'ville Beautification Committee remembered

The Coffeeville Beautification Committee held a memorial service for longtime member Calvin Guy Sunday afternoon at the Coffeeville Town Hall. Guy, a well-known taxidermist, died recently of burn injuries he suffered in an accident in November. More...

J. R. Morgan named new Assistant District Attorney

District Attorney Spence Walker recently appointed Jackson Attorney, J.R. Morgan as the Chief Assistant District Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit. More...

Several Clarke Countians locked up in Marengo County after shooting spree

A number of Clarke Countians were locked up in Marengo County after residents in the Dixons Mills area reported shots being fired into occupied houses and automobiles. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

AIDS Coalition to meet Jan. 9—The Southwest Alabama AIDS Prevention Coalition will not meet in December. The next meeting will be Friday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. at the Monroe County Health Department. More...

Church News

A whole lot of new

"He who was seated on the throne said, 'I am making everything new!....'" Revelation 21:5a I always love something new. I can't seem to get tired of new things-a new car, new clothes, even a new cell phone. More...

Church Announcements

Church of God singing- Church of God of Prophecy of Highway 84 East in Grove Hill will feature The Glory Road Singers Saturday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be held in the fellowship hall afterwards. Rev. Adelle Caldwell is the pastor. More...

Grove Hill Baptist Church December Awana Clubs

Cubbies—Pace Young, T&T-Sally Jordan & Sparks-Simon 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...

Lifestyle

Tips For Stretching Your Dollars

Want to live better on the money you already make? Visit TheDollarStretcher.com to find hundreds of articles to help you stretch your day and your dollar! More...

Ted Morgan surprised with retirement party after 44 years with GP

Terry G. (Ted) Morgan celebrated his retirement with a surprise party at Gaston's Grill in Thomasville Saturday, Dec. 20. Ted celebrated his retirement of 44 years and four months from Georgia Pacific. His actual retirement date was Dec. 31. More...

CCHS graduate authors book to help families prepare financially for unexpected death

We are always told to expect the unexpected, but who ever truly does? Especially in the case of a loved ones' death, untimely or natural, there is never enough time to recover. More...

A magnifying fire

Sunlight reflecting from mirror apparently sets calendar afire

Remember how you used to play with a small magnifying glass outside, holding it between the sun and a piece of paper or small piles of leaves and letting the magnified and directed sunlight start a fire? More...

Scammers use First US Bank name to target individuals

Be wary of phone calls wanting personal, or bank account info, says First US Bank official

Scammers have apparently used First United Security Bank's name to target the bank's customers as well as non customers recently, accordingt to bank officials. "On Dec. More...

Coastal Gateway sponsors job fairs in Thomasville and Monroeville

Five major industrial companies located in the southwest region of the state will be among the companies conducting interviews Friday, Jan. 9 during a regional economic job fair in Monroeville. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lawrence

Rosa Nell Bumpers Lawrence, a native of the Winn community of Jackson and a resident of Houston, Texas died Dec. 24, 2008 at Methodist Hospital in Houston. More...

Beech

Jason Bryant Beech, 19, of Tibbie died Jan. 4, 2009 at his residence. He was born July 29, 1989. He was a native of Mobile. He was a member of the Fairhope Baptist Church in Tibbie. More...

Glover

Juanita Todd Glover, 75, of Leroy died Jan 3, 2009 at her residence. Survivors include two brothers, Leon (Catherine) Todd, E.T. More...

Sports

Bulldogs beat Jackson 58-48

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs held off a late rally and beat the Jackson High School Aggies 58-48 last Saturday night in Grove Hill. It was a stark difference from the last time the two played. More...

The Utes get my title vote

Sports Scene

I fell into the same trap as just about everyone else outside the state of Utah.....I thought the Sugar Bowl was just a formality.... a game that would springboard the Alabama Crimson Tide into a possible run at a title next season. More...

Lady Bulldogs win two tourney games

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs were nipped 39-35 by the Lady Aggies of Jackson High School Saturday night in Grove Hill. Alex Rouse led CCHS with nine points and seven rebounds. More...

Editorial

Changing of guard

Our Opinions

We've had a changing of the guard in recent months and weeks in area elected offices— some made by the voters and some through other circumstances. More...

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What to do in case of ID theft

Congress Reports

With rising unemployment rates, crumbling credit markets, and giant companies failing, it is no secret that our economy is in uncharted territory Sadly, as the old adage goes, "Desperate times call for desperate measures. More...

Records

Arrests of past week are detailed

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 29-Jan. 6 include: Franco Leshedrick Franklin, 26, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Stephen Paul Walters, to Patricia Darleene Sims; Albert Vaughn Kennedy, to Janice Denise Thomas; Romallis Cortez Dickinson, to Jessica Rene' Burton; Stuart Mickeal Lee, to Kimberly Ann Law; Levohn Watson, to Quantina More...