November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Lifestyle

McConnell finishes basic training

Navy Seaman Recruit Jeffery L. McConnell, son of Tasonya M. Bettis and Michael D. Bettis, both of Fulton recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Lions Club holds vision screenings

The Grove Hill Lions Club held its child vision screening in Grove Hill and Coffeeville, Oct. 19 and 20. Shown are Lions Eddie Slayton, J.W. Reeves, Levon Hicks, Lamar Hudson, Robert Fore and Alton Guest. More...

Banners up

New banners, “Grove Hill, Alabama: Small Town, Big Heart,” are up around the downtown area. More...

Countians’ granddaughter is new meteorologist at Tampa television station

The granddaughter of native Clarke Countians has been named meteorologist for a Tampa, Fla. television station. Sheena Parveen Samanipour was tapped to replace longtime forecaster Horward Shapiro who retired at WTVTChannel 13, a Fox affiliate. More...

Andrews-Farris to wed in Jamaica this Saturday

Afton Leanne Andrews and Loren Farris will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Nov. 7 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica with family and friends attending. Miss Andrews is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Andrews of Grove Hill. Mr. Farris is the son of Mr. More...

Collecting

aQ: I have a small table that features carved angels as its legs and a top that is made from two types of wood. I think it was made during the 1920s, and I would like to know its value. — Vilma, Sun City West, Ariz. More...

‘Heart of Clarke’ promoted wildlife

In conjunction with Pioneer Day Saturday was the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center’s “Heart of Clarke” festival that promoted Clarke County’s wildlife and natural beauty. More...