June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

District vs. unit system rekindled?

A complaint from a Pineywoods Road resident at the Clarke County Commission's work session Monday about the lack of maintenance on the unpaved road along with a petition requesting that it be paved prompted a county commissioner after the meeting t More...

Sen. Sanders won't seek re-election

The focus in recent weeks has been on one of Clarke County's two state senate seats—District 22 where Marc Keahey was just elected to complete the term of the late Pat Lindsey who died in January. More...

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Community

Power plants to be built in McIntosh

The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) issued a Finding Of No Significant Impact (FONSI) last week, clearing the way for construction to begin on PowerSouth's Plant McIntosh Units 4 and 5. More...

Boise retains listing with New York Stock Exchange

Boise Inc. More...

Ring the bell, please

The Clarke County Emergency Management Office has taken over most of the basement, including the offices that formerly housed Extension Service's offices. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

THE SOUTHWEST ALABAMA HIV PREVENTION COALITION will have its monthly meeting Friday, June 12 from 11 a.m. until noon in the Community Room of the Monroe County Health Department in Monroeville. The public is invited to attend. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Beulah Camp Ground will feature "Heirline" of Chattanooga, Tenn. in concert Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m. There will be no charge for admission but a love offering will be taken. Beulah Camp is located one mile south of U.S. More...

Church celebrates pastor's anniversary

Church Showcase

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church held its pastor's 11th anniversary Sunday, June 7. The regular order of service was presented by Rev. Loynol Council and church family of State Line, Miss. The pastor's anniversary began at 2 p.m. More...

What holds you back in Christian living?

Grove Hill United Methodist Church "For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he." Proverbs 23:7a It is truly amazing as to how much power the direction of one's life that God's gives to us. More...

Lifestyle

Delicious Dinners on a Dime

Everybody's looking for ways to save money. When it comes to food, cutting costs doesn't have to mean cutting great taste. A little creativity goes a long way, and delish.com has resourceful tips and recipes that will leave your finances intact. More...

Quick and easy recipes

Memories & Recipes

I enjoy it when Dean and I receive gifts of food from people that are thinking about us. This past week we ate one of Gail Marshall's egg custard pies in about one afternoon. More...

Spiderwort pretty but it can take over

Gardening With Dora

Several years ago my mother offered me a plant that she called "Texas Blue Grass". I took it of course - the little purple, three- petaled flowers were open since it was morning and it seemed like something I needed. More...

Roadblock stop in Coffeeville leads to ruckus; lawman's assault

What started out as a routine traffic stop and an expected arrest on outstanding warrants turned into a confrontation and assault on an area police chief with two elderly women, one 104, caught in the middle. More...

USBI gets $3.5 million from auditors for not finding ALC fraud

United Security Bancshares, Inc. (USBI) has announced that it had settled claims against its former external auditors for their failure to detect and report an internal fraud at USBI's subsidiary, Acceptance Loan Company, Inc. (ALC). More...

State GOP says loss of District 22 not indicative of next year's races

The day after Marc Keahey handily defeated Greg Albritton to win a special election to the State Senate, a flyer showed up in many area mailboxes picturing Keahey in the backseat of a convertible with President Barack Obama beside him. More...

Two school board members nix recommended principal for Jackson Middle School

Two members constituted a majority of the Clarke County Board of Education at a special meeting last Friday and rejected a recommendation from Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh for principal of Jackson Middle School, sending the matter back t More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pugh

Cecil Pugh, 42, of Mobile died May 31, 2009 at the home of his sister, Ophelia. He was born March 29,1967 to the late Malone Pugh and Claudine Chapman Pugh. He was a native of Grove Hill. More...

Sullivan

Alice Marie "Rebe" Sullivan, 53, of Wagarville died June 7, 2009 at her residence. She was born March 2, 1956. She was a native of Thomasville. She was a member of the Dusty Road House of God Church in Wagarville. More...

Bridges

Kenneth Lee Bridges, 67, of Pine Hill died June 3, 2009 at his residence. He was born Aug. 28, 1941 in Pine Hill. He was a member of the Pine Hill Chapel of The Apostolic Faith. More...

Sports

2009 Southwest Alabama All-Region Team

Although the area failed to bring home another state championship in baseball, the individual performances were again outstanding on the diamond. More...

Bozeman tabbed Player of the Year'

In the end, Reeves Bozeman and the Thomasville Tigers came up a few runs short in the AHSAA Class 4A title game. More...

Bears' Snow named 'Newcomer of the Year'

Leroy left fielder Ajay Snow has been named the 2009 Southwest Newcomer of the Year. The talented sophomore led the Bears in home runs with 15 and batting average (.487) in 117 at bats. Snow only struck out 13 times the whole season. More...

Editorial

After graduation, what?

Gone South

I always get a little nostalgic around graduation time. All those hopeful young folks, certifiably educated, picking up their diplomas, promising to keep in touch, and scattering. More...

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Get on with modernizing aging tankers

Congress Reports

Congressman Artur Davis (D-AL) and I penned an editorial providing recommendations for the Department of Defense as the tanker competition moves forward and calling for the process to proceed with all due speed. More...

Records

Clarke County arrests detailed

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 2-9 include: Herbert Oneal Williams, 26, probation violation, $750 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

GROVE HILL SALES TAX COMPARISON

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Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Colen Terrell Black, to Chalene Deanne Pritchett. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...