February 12, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Card of Thanks

We wish to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us as a result of a tragic accident on Jan. 25. The visits, phone calls, cards, prayers and food are very up-lifting and much appreciated. More...

Shoplifting arrest brings drug charges as well

A reported shoplifting at O'Reilly Auto Parts in Jackson led to the arrest of one person on drug possession charges. According to Police Chief Charles Burge, the department was alerted to the shoplifting by store personnel around 1:55 p.m., Feb. More...

'Sister' celebrates 100th

Maggie Docia Bumpers, known as "Sister" or "Auntie," celebrated her 100th birthday Jan. 14. A native of Union Chapel near Coffeeville, her parents were the late Lonie and Arnold Bumpers. A celebration was hosted in her honor Saturday, Jan. More...

T'ville performance filled up; Chatom tickets still available

Mobile Symphony will perform a series of free concerts in Clarke and Washington Counties on February 19 and 20. The concert at 7:30 p.m. More...

GH Memorial Hospital gives adult scales to Senior Center

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital recently donated, through Grove Hill Healthcare, a set of adult scales to Grove Hill Senior Citizens' Center. More...

'Teacake' McVay dies Tuesday

Royce "Teacake" McVay, 67, died Tuesday in the Mobile Infirmary after collapsing with an apparent heart attack outside Gloria's Pour House Café Friday afternoon. More...

Many TV stations going through with digital switch next week

Despite the approval by Congress to delay the national switch from analog television broadcasts to digital until June, some televisions stations will go ahead with the original Feb. 17 switchover, citing cost burdens if they delay. More...

Museum material

Jesse Robinson shows off a limited edition print of the President Obama family in front of the U.S. Capitol. Robinson was Clarke County's first black county commissioner and was in Washington for the historic inauguration. More...

New Arrival

Mr. and Mrs. Chad Larrimore (nee Sheramie Roberts) announce the arrival of their daughter, Lynlee Madison Larrimore, Jan. 5, 2009 at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed six lbs., three ozs. and measured 20 inches. More...

Clarke County's partnership with Mobile Symphony detailed

In 2002 the Arts Committee of the Community Study Club in Grove Hill approached the Mobile Symphony with the idea of bringing a quartet or ensemble of musicians to perform in the county seat. More...

C'ville RSVP remembers Nall

The Coffeeville RSVP met at the Nutrition Center Feb. 3 with 24 members present. Mary Dunagan called the meeting to order. Neal Houston led in prayer after the pledge. Gilly Durell was chosen Valentine Sweetheart. More...

Final Wedding Plans

Hollins-Perryman Jennifer M. Hollins and Darryl Dean Perryman will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. at Mackey Branch No. II of Whatley. Miss Hollins is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hollins of Grove Hill. More...