February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Several arrests in drug busts

The First Judicial Drug Task Force (Task Force One) conducted a round up of a number of people on grand jury indictments, Wednesday, Feb. 11, for illegal drug charges. The arrests included the son of Grove Hill’s police chief. More...

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Community

GH council member doesn’t like idea of drug court enrollees using the senior citizen center

Grove Hill Town Council member Pat McGraw didn’t appear to like the idea of a state-sanctioned drug court program using the town’s senior citizen center—even on a temporary basis. More...

Just a few problems due to snow

Despite the snow, there were only a few problems with roads and accidents. Here is a photo made by Clarke County Engineer Danny Overton of a tree down across the Walker Springs Road Friday. More...

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE ...

The above photograph of Grove Hill’s Main Street looking toward the courthouse was made Friday morning by Editor Jim Cox. The one at lower left was made in the 1940s or early ’50s. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Dravitan Civic Club will sponsor its annual “Black Heritage Celebration” Sunday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church of Thomasville. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational type singing Saturday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Bro. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

Memoriam

FOR THOSE I HAVE LEFT BEHIND In Loving Memory Of Elba Callaway Jr. February 24, 1964 February 15, 1985 I have not gone far I still see... Those tears you shed are for me I am not unhappy ... I am not sad I just thank God ... More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Herman Garrick would like to thank you all for your outpouring of support and love during his illness and death. The prayers, cards, phone calls, food and visits were both comforting and consoling. More...

Lifestyle

Barganier receives promotion

Navy Chief Warrant Officer Derrick R. Barganier, son of Barbara and John C. Barganier of Fulton recently was promoted to his current rank while serving with Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit in Lemoore, Calif. More...

Donates to Child Advocacy Center

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association, (CCERA) chose the Regional Child Advocacy Center of Grove Hill as a local community service project for 2009-2010. The CCERA collected items such as paper products, snacks, personal care items, etc. More...

McCorquodale to be honored as Ala. Law Foundation Fellow

Jackson attorney Joseph C. “Mac” McCorquodale III has been elected to the membership of the Fellows of the Alabama Law Foundation. More...

Schools

February full of activities for students at GHES

February is here and we have many exciting activities taking place in our school. This month holds several important holidays, which lends itself to great learning experiences in the classroom. More...

Sunny Gram Winners in grades K-4 (group) and The Sun Times Newsletter overall school Winner.

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Over $700 raised for relief efforts in Haiti

Because of the tragic events in Haiti, we decided that from our small corner of the world, that we could try and do our part to make a difference. More...

Alcohol money split

But still some confusion as to just what that revenue is

After weeks of discussion, Grove Hill alcohol tax revenues were sliced up Tuesday —right down to halves of a percent — but there was still some confusion and misunderstanding as to just where those revenues are coming from. More...

Sheriff’s race only local contest so far

The 2010 political campaign is off to a slow start. More...

Clarke County EVENTS

School board meets at GHES The Clarke County Board of Education will meet at Grove Hill Elementary School at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Morgan

Ray Morgan, 69, of Thomasville died Feb. 11, 2010 at a Mobile nursing home. He was born Jan. 18, 1941. He was a native of Pine Hill. He served in the United States Army for 20 years, serving in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. More...

Morrison

Mary Eudora Anderson Morrison, 88, of Lillian died Feb. 9, 2010 in Pensacola, FL. More...

Guy

Rosemary Guy, 79, of Thomasville died Feb. 9, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. She was born May 18, 1930 in Excel. She was a waitress. More...

Sports

How far is too far?

Sports Scene

We have truly become morbid society. It is such a sad fact and, it did not happen overnight. More...

Baseball, softball get started

Mother nature postponed the plans for starting baseball in the county as the snow and rain made the playing conditions in Andalusia too wet, forcing the Jackson Aggies to have change their plans. More...

JHS ends hoops season, THS rolls on

The run through the playoffs ended in sub-state for the Jackson High School Aggies as they lost a nail-bitter 61-58 to the Thomasville Tigers last Saturday on the road. More...

Editorial

Now President Obama wants a bipartisan healthcare summit

Congress Reports

After a year of ignoring Republican views while crafting his controversial healthcare reform proposal at times in secret, President Obama is now calling for a bipartisan health care summit on February 25, 2010. More...

Remembering our history

Gone South

“Between August of 1813 and March of 1814, [Alabama frontiersmen and Alabama Indians] fought what has come to be known as the ‘Creek War.’ It was part of a larger conflict, the War of 1812, waged between the United S More...

New governor will be inheriting the Titanic

Inside the Statehouse

As Gov. Bob Riley delivered his last State of the State address to the legislature on Jan. 12, I sat in the old House of Representatives chamber in the Capitol. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 9-16 include: Christopher Juan Taylor, 31, non-child support, $6,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Melvin Laron Stoker, to Brittany Chantel Warren; David Lee Sims, to Pamela Ann Jackson; Stephen Gough Ford, to Audrey Ann Evans. More...