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Odom is Republican commission candidate

Clint Odom of Jackson has qualified as a Republican candidate for Clarke County Commission, District 3. Odom is a Clarke County native and is employed as Controller at Boise Paper. More...

Face the music: ‘Scale Back’ weigh-in time!

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital will have Scale Back Alabama Weigh-Outs in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department Wednesday, April 14 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Thursday, April 15 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Community

An original Ball’s history

The Clarke County Historical Society's monthly meeting was a memorial observance held in the Suggsville City Cemetery and Creagh Cemetery in Suggsville Sunday, March 28. More...

Engineers hired for GH sewage, paving projects

The Grove Hill Town Council Monday approved hiring engineering firms for two sewage pumping station projects and one for a town paving project. More...

Gambling argument leads to shooting in Choctaw Bluff

An argument over gambling led to one man shooting and injuring another in the Choctaw Bluff community Friday night, lawmen said this week. Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter, DAR, will hold its April meeting in the Conference Room of the Grove Hill Public Library at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 8. The speaker will be Mrs. More...

Church News

Hebron United Methodist expands fellowship hall

The Hebron United Methodist Church has increased the size of its fellowship hall, doubling it by 520 square feet with an addition to the rear of the existing fellowship hall. More...

Seeds from the Sower

Are you a dozing Christian?

An old graduate said, “Professor, I want to do something for my college. More...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Forman Chapel Baptist Church of 849 East Church Street in Jackson will continue its revival Thursday, April 8 through Saturday, April 10 at 7 p.m. nightly. There will be various speakers from the surrounding areas. More...

Lifestyle

Gardening With Dora

Changes in the garden

It is interesting to return to a garden you haven’t seen in almost three years. More...

Morgan-Combest to say vows May 15

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wayne Morgan of Covington, Louisiana announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mallory Susan, to Henry Chandler Combest of Union Springs. Mr Combest is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Tasty cake and pie recipes are shared

Here are some tasty cake and pie recipes by great cooks from treasured local cookbooks. Coconut Cream Pie By Trula Edge Makes 1 pie 1/3 c. flour 2/3 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 2 c. milk (rich) 3 slightly beaten egg yolks 1 tsp. vanilla More...

Schools

Clarke Prep School art contest winners

Students at Clarke Prep recently participated in the school’s art contest. Winners were selected in three grade divisions. More...

Honor roll students are announced

Clarke Prep School’s Honor Roll for the third nine weeks period is listed: 1st grade A’s- Jack Alford Alexis Ballard Marlee Bradford Alyssa Brunson Macee Cockerham Grace Compton Ally Cumlander Jackson Duke Jeffrey Jordan Clayton Ki More...

Nicaragua care packages

Clarke Prep students collected items for the care packets to be sent on the upcoming mission trip to Nicaragua. More...

Margaret Earnestine Cabaniss Cranford - Free Access

Visitation for Mrs. Cranford will be Sunday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson; the funeral will be Monday at 4 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home. More...

School supe micromanaging bills?

Is Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh conscientiously doing his job in reviewing every purchase made by the Clarke County Board of Education or is he micromanaging the process and slowing payments? More...

Primary hopefuls in place for June 1 Demo, GOP races

Qualifying has ended and the races are set for the June 1 primaries. Four Democrats and two Republicans are running for sheriff. Incumbent Bobby Moore is seeking re-election as a Democrat. More...

‘Spring Jubilee’ is this Saturday at CCARC

Clarke County Arc’s (CCARC) annual Spring Jubilee fund-raising event, will take place this Saturday, April 10, on the grounds of the organization’s center in Jackson. More...

Relay for Life raises $40,000

Local cancer survivors pose at the beginning of the Grove Hill American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event Friday evening. This year, for the first time, it was held at Clarke County High School’s Prim Stadium and drew a good crowd. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hartley - Free Access

Allie Mae Burns Hartley, 90, of Coffeeville died April 12, 2010 at her residence. She was a native of Tuscaloosa and resident of Coffeeville for 23 years. She was a homemaker. More...

Laton - Free Access

Roscoe Laton, 85, of Mobile died April 7, 2020 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.  Survivors include his son, Martis Laton, Pascagoula, MS; guardian and nephew, Lloyd (Frances) Laton, Laton Hill; numerous nephews and nieces. More...

Tolbert - Free Access

Johnny Earl Tolbert, 61, of Grove Hill died April 9, 2010 in a Mobile area hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1949. He was a native of Jackson. He attended Perry’s Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a truck driver for BFI. More...

Sports

Lady Bears beat JHS first time ever

Area softball round-up

The Lady Bears from Leroy High School completed yet another first this season as they beat the Jackson High Lady Aggies 4-2 last Tuesday night in Leroy. More...

Leroy completes sweep of Aggies

Two of the stalwart programs in Southwest Alabama battled each other last Saturday at Spec McCants Field and when the dust settled, the Leroy Bears had beaten the Jackson Aggies 5-3. More...

Sports Scene

No, Butler Univ. is not in Choctaw Co. or near Greenville

Forget all of the drama in sports for a just a moment. Throw professional sports completely out the window. For the most part, in this area, college sports consists of football season, spring football practice and then the recruiting season. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Bingo anyone?

Tuesday the Alabama House of Representatives passed an austere general fund budget, a jobs bill sponsored by State Rep. Robert Bentley, a longshot Republican gubernatorial hopeful. More...

Gone South

Bobby could fry some catfish

A few years ago, Oxford American magazine was doing an issue on places to see and things to do in Dixie. They asked me to recommend a couple in Alabama and write a short piece on my choices. I sent in two. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Alabama’s low taxes

As many of you are preparing to file your tax returns do not feel too badly because the U.S. Census Bureau has revealed that we Alabamians pay the least amount in taxes of any other state in America. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 30- April 6 include: Reginald Charles Roberts, 41, switched tag, driving under the influence (alcohol), no insurance, drivers license suspended/revoked, $6,500 bond, arrested b More...

Miltiary News

Chapman Army Pvt. Dwight Chapman has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Pvt. Chapman is the son of Annette Robinson and Dwight Chapman Sr., both of Grove Hill. He is a 2007 graduate of Clarke County High School. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications William Russell Combs II, to Billie Ann Boykin; Carlos J. King, to Stephanie L. Webb; Jesse Clay Etheredge, to Jody Elizabeth Waddill; David Walter Dion, to Joy Elizabeth Aguiar; Derrick L. Ward, to Sharranda L. More...