April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

No swine flu here but be careful!

There are no cases of swine flu in Clarke County or Alabama but people should still take precautions, Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite said Tuesday. More...

Separate 20-year sentences issued in Circuit Court

Two 20-year sentences were issued during the criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court last week. Both were settled cases. James "Boo Boo" Goodman received 20 years for burning Ray Jordan's welding truck. More...

Special Sections

Business

Clarke County Property Tax Sale List

Under the virtue of a degree of the Probate court in Clarke County, made and rendered on the 23rd day of March, 2009, I the undersigned Revenue Commissioner of Clarke County, on Monday, May 4, 2009 will proceed to sell at public outcry to the highe More...

Sports

DIXIE YOUTH BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

Braves The members of the Braves' T-Ball team are, front row (l to r): Kwon Armstrong, Reed Wilson, Powell Agee and Mary Ruth Garrick. Middle row (l to r): Christian Barganier, Evan Moore, Ethan Moore and Tanner Reeves. More...

Tigers end season for CCHS Bulldogs

Clarke County High School's run through the Class 4A playoffs came to an end last Friday as they were swept by area and county-foe Thomasville at Gerald Stephens Sports Complex in Grove Hill. More...

Lady Gators headed to state tourney

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators closed out the regular season by beating South Choctaw Academy 9-0 Monday afternoon in Grove Hill. With the win CPS improves to 22- 7 on the season. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Redneck Riveria - Part 2

Gone South

(The next morning, the trip resumed.) For most folks, the Redneck Riviera is a particular place rather than a stretch of coastline. For some, it is Gulf Shores; for others, Orange Beach; and still others, Thomas Drive. For me, it is Destin. More...

Holding together through tough times

Guest Columnist

The March prayer meeting in Fulton for Scotch Lumber Company and the timber industry got a lot of attention. This column is from last week's Mobile Press-Register. More...

Records

Clarke County Jail arrests are detailed

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 21-28 include: Jerome Robinson, 30, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Jimmy Devane Blanks, 28, failure to pay, $326 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Marcus Floyd Etheridge, to Abbey Marie Henson. Property deeds listed Dated April 15-22 Robby C. More...

Fulton social turns into brawl

Annual cookout nothing but a 'footwashing' says Clarke County lawman

A brawl broke out at a "Men Making A Difference" cookout at the old Fulton school Saturday night and at least five law enforcement agencies were called to help quell the disturbance. More...

Clarke County EVENTS

Junior Miss program to be in Thomasville For the first time since it was started, the Clarke County Junior Miss program will be held somewhere other than Clarke County High School's Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. More...

Hagler's Kuralt photo was wife's favorite

Photo contest judge recalls photographing famous CBS newsman during '80s Mobile visit

Sheila Hagler of Grand Bay was the judge for this year's "Photography In Your Own Backyard" contest. She is a photographer and teacher. She works with public school students in Bayou La Batre and other communities in south Mobile County. More...

Community

GH Mayor Newton wants town to be able to use county's new fueling station

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton asked Clarke County Commissioners Tuesday about the possibility of partnering with the county in the use of its new computerized fueling station. More...

Go cart race track opens in Grove Hill

The new "Halladega Race Track" opened in Grove Hill Saturday with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce. It is adjacent to the Twin Rivers Skating Rink. Both are owned by Grove Hill businessman George Jones. More...

Coffeeville holds annual cleanup

The Coffeeville Beautification Committee held its annual cleanup April 4. They partnered with the Clarke County Citizens Against Litter Committee and Alabama PALS (People Against A Littered State). More...

Church News

National Day of Prayer to be observed at Carleton Park

Grove Hill Baptist Church The 58th Annual National Day of Prayer will take place Thursday, May 7. Millions will unite in prayer as thousands of events will take place from coast to coast. The theme for this year is "Prayer... More...

Bassett Creek Baptist revival

Bassett Creek Baptist Church welcomed over 600 youth and adults last Wednesday as evangelist Randy Hogue spoke on the last day of the revival. More...

Church Announcements

Bassett Creek Baptist Church will celebrate its 200th year anniversary in May of this year. This historic church will begin a year-long celebration of its 200th anniversary. More...

Lifestyle

Four generations of Morgans

Four generations of Morgans are pictured as Trey Morgan was welcomed into the world on March 25, 2009. From left is great-grandfather Glover Morgan of Coffeeville, grandfather James Morgan Sr. More...

Hospital Auxiliary giving away basket for Mother's Day

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announces its annual Mother's Day Gift Basket. More...

ART-FILLED SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN GROVE HILL

Grove Hill's first "Art in the Park" event drew lots of visitors Sunday afternoon. Vendors filled the Laurie Carleton Park on the Courthouse Square and lined Main Street. More...

Schools

CCHS Class of '59 honored at Old Timers Reunion

Approximately 200 people attended this year's Old Timers Reunion held Saturday, April 25 in the Clarke County High School cafeteria. More...

Littles named interim president of ASCC

Bradley Byrne, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, last week appointed Dr. Douglas Littles as interim president of Alabama Southern Community College. His appointment is effective July 1. Dr. More...

CCHS Class of 1968 holds reunion

The Clarke County High School Class of 1968 celebrated its 40th year reunion Saturday, April 18 at Gloria's Pour House Restaurant in Grove Hill. More...