April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Allied Waste buys local transfer station but will the public be able to use?

The closed solid waste transfer station in Grove Hill has been acquired by Allied Waste and will resume operations but there is a question as to if the public will be able to take debris to the facility as in the past. More...

Sworn in by Surgeon General

Dr. Steven P. Furr of Jackson recently became president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama with his oath being administered by U.S. More...

Special Sections

Community

Cleaning up Grove Hill

Several Grove Hillians turned out early Saturday to pick up litter around town as part of the countywide cleanup effort. At top left, Randy and Susan Jones worked together picking up litter using their four-wheeler. More...

Despite residency questions, Peacock OK’d to run

GOP state senate candidate questions legal residency of fellow Republican

The Alabama Republican Party dismissed a complaint challenging the residency of the Escambia County (Ala.) GOP chairman and candidate for the state senate but information has been forwarded to Florida law enforcement agencies to see if he may have c More...

GH Mayor Newton questions gas usage, take-home police cars

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton is eyeing what he terms excessive gasoline usage by the police department. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County High School Old Timers will meet Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. in the CCHS Cafeteria. Please bring a covered dish and pay $2 each at the registration table. The honored class will be the Class of 1960. More...

Church News

Bassetts Creek Baptist plans big 200th

The church records reads as follows: “And on the 31st of March, 1810, the brethren having consulted each other on the subject , concluded to unite themselves together; and were constituted a church by our beloved brother James Courtney.&rdqu More...

LeSueur Christian Youth Center opens

The LeSueur Christian Youth Center held a grand opening Saturday. The center, located on Grove Hill’s Main Street, is a project of the Rev. W. T. LeSueur, his family and others in the community. More...

Announcements

New Greater First Baptist Church’s Spring Revival will end Thursday, April 22 at 7 p.m. Rev. J.L. Simpson, pastor of Weeping Mary Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa will be the evangelist. Rev. Carlton L. Hogue is the pastor. More...

Lifestyle

Smith-Moseley to marry June 5 in Jackson church

Allison Leigh Smith and Andrew Wesley Mosley, together with their parents, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Miss Smith is the daughter of Mrs. Barbara Smith of Pensacola, Fla. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Mrs. More...

Wilson-Nelson announce plans for May 22 wedding at First Assembly of God

Mr. and Mrs. David Wilson of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Ann, to Cory Allen Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Nelson of Jackson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Pugh-Comer to wed May 15

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Pugh of Thomasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Janice Brooke Pugh to John Hammond Comer, son of Cathy Stephenson and Mr. Robert Thornton Comer III. The prospective bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Art in Park moved to Sunday - Free Access

Other Grove Hill weekend events unchanged

Threat of bad weather Saturday prompts changes More...

Cable buyer has record of boosting and selling

Galaxy Cable’s Grove Hill location has been sold to a company with a track record of refurbishing deteriorated systems and selling them. Cable South Media 3, LLC, a Tennessee-based company, is purchasing the local operations May 1. More...

A fatal accident

Dale Henry Williamson, 55, of Jackson was headed north on Higwhway 43 just south of Grove Hill Wednesday, April 14 when his 2005 Mitshbishi Galant SUV left the highway, cut across an open field, jumped the Allen Road and rolled up on its side against More...

Clarke County EVENTS

Eberline reunion set in Tattlersville this Saturday The John M. and Anna Margarette (Eckstegen) Eberline family reunion will be Saturday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church in Tattlersville. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Miller - Free Access

Iris Jewel Miller, 73, of Foley died April 26, 2010. She was a native of Jackson. More...

Windham - Free Access

Sadie Ruth Windham, 78, of Alma died April 24, 2010 in a local health care center in Jackson. She was born July 2, 1931. She was a native of Gosport. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Jackson. She was a homemaker. More...

Burge - Free Access

Ida Burge, 92, of Thomasville died April 22, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Dec. 16, 1917 in Nanafalia. She was a member of the Sweet Water Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

Round two for CCHS-THS

Bulldogs sweep Dallas County to advance

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs made short work of Dallas County as they swept the Hornets in a double header in Plantersville in the first round of the Class 4A baseball playoffs. More...

Tigers roar past Southside

The Thomasville Tigers swept the Panthers of Southside Selma last Friday in Thomasville to advance to the second round of the Class 4A baseball playoffs. More...

Bears send Raiders packing

It took three games but the top-ranked Leroy Bears advanced to the second round of the Class 2A baseball playoffs as they sent Houston Academy packing at Pop Powell Field. More...

Editorial

Busy, fun weekend for all in Grove Hill

“Small Town Reunions” are community events envisioned by state bureaucrats to recognize Alabama’s small places. More...

Gone South

An ode to oysters

I love oysters. Love 'em, as they say at Mobile's famous Wintzell's Oyster House, "fried, stewed, nude." But I love 'em best raw. More...

Congress Reports

Frustrations grow

Last Thursday, as Americans were rushing to complete their federal income tax returns before the filing deadline, thousands of tea party members gathered in Washington, DC to demand the government live within its means. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 13-20 include: Elston Charles Driver, 46, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Robert James Galbraith, to Kelsi Lynn Carr; John Moore Jr., to Ethel W. Henderson, Joe Russell Jr., to Lakota Michelle Fletcher, Cassius K. Bryant, to Tonia L. More...

Clarke County Property Tax Sale List

Under the virtue of a degree of the Probate court in Clarke County, made and rendered on the 22nd day of March, 2010, I the undersigned Revenue Commissioner of Clarke County, on Monday, May 10, 2010 will proceed to sell at public outcry to the highes More...

Schools

Scholarship applications being taken by T’ville auxiliary

The Southwest Alabama Hospital Auxiliary is accepting applications for scholarships for students who have been accepted in a healthcare field at an approved educational facility. More...

WKRG visits teacher of year

Celebrity status seems to be something we hear about on the news or read about while waiting in the checkout line at Wal-Mart or the grocery store. More...

Spring brings outdoor learning opportunities for students

Long, warm spring days with lots of sunshine are finally here! This is the first signal that we only have a few more weeks of school left and lots of work to do. Spring lends itself to many AMSTI outdoor learning opportunities for our students. More...