July 23, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Windham's newest book to be talked at Black Belt Treasures

Kathryn Tucker Windham's most recent book "Spit, Scarey Ann, & Sweat Bees, One Thing Leads to Another," will be the topic of discussion this Thursday at the July meeting of Black Belt Treasures' Book Club. More...

CPS students do well on SAT

Clarke Prep students in grades two, four, six, and eight took the Stanford Achievement Test in April, 2009. More...

Well-known Choctaw lawyer Utsey dies

William Utsey, a longtime Choctaw County attorney and a longtime Democratic leader for the county and region died Saturday in Birmingham from complications following knee surgery. He was 69. Utsey was a native of Gilbertown. More...

Lawmen called to break up brawl at Jax apartments

A brawl, Monday, July 20, at the Grove Apartments in Jackson led to several arrests including charges for assault and burglary. According to Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, Sgt. More...

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 14-21 include: Michael Shane Rorex, 38, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Robert Mace Ryser, 42, drug court, $3,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Local contractor gets first federal stimulus roadwork

A local asphalt contractor has received the first federal stimulus dollars for roadwork in the state. More...

EMA's CERT programs scheduled

Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) Programs educate people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization More...

Commissioners gone to national meet in Nashville

The work session and regular meeting of the Clarke County Commission will not be held July 27 and 28. The meetings have been cancelled due to a lack of a quorum. More...

Winky's back on top

Winky Hicks of Grove Hill took first place in banjo competition in th Atmore Rotary Club's 30th Annual Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention Saturday. In 2003, he came in third. He took first place from 2004 to 2007. In 2008, he placed second. More...