May 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Husband shoots wife when food runs out at grad party

A husband shot and wounded his wife when he found there was no food left at a high school graduation party for one of their children. More...

Poppies on sale Friday

Cassandra Denson, Clarke County High Girls State delegate and Courtney Dunagan, Clarke Prep Girls State delegate (and also Clarke County’s Junior Miss) pin poppies on World War II veteran Archie More...

Thomasville meth lab busted early Wednesday

Clarke County lawmen busted a meth lab in a Thomasville trailer park during an early morning raid Wednesday. More...

Special Sections

Community

Sparks betting on lottery, gambling income

Gubernatorial candidate Ron Sparks is betting on a lottery and gambling revenues and taxes to pay for college tuitions and to help fund other education needs, pay for Medicaid shortfalls and provide other needed funds for state services. More...

Preacher sentenced, another pleads guilty

Two ministers with Clarke County connections were sentenced in separate cases in Mobile County courts last week. More...

Burglary solved

Ron Baggett of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department said two arrests have been made in an April burglary that occurred in the Bolentown area. A big screen TV, firearms and other items were taken. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Southwest Alabama Improvement Association (SWAIA) of Jackson will host a meeting and show of the Tri-County Classic Auto Association (TCCAA) Saturday, May 29 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Dickinson Baptist Church will have its fifth Saturday singing Saturday, May 29 at 7 p.m. featuring the Dixie Disciples. More...

We all should make the Bible our ‘key of the day and the lock of night’

Can you imagine a musician giving a concert, and then tuning his instrument or a farmer planting the seeds, and then plowing the land? Sometimes you and I are just as foolish. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 18-25 include: Herbert Oneal Williams Jr., 27, probation violation, driving under the influence (controlled substance), $700 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Schools

Boise scholarship award winners are announced

Boise Paper’s Alabama Operations announced recently the recipients of its four-year scholarship awards for 2010. More...

ASCC holds commencement on Monroeville campus

Alabama Southern Community College held its 44th Commencement Ceremonies on May 14 on its main campus in Monroeville. More...

ASCC nursing students graduate

Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program with a pinning ceremony. More...

Incentives offered industry

County and T’ville commit $1 million to unnamed prospect

Local government entities have committed $1 million in incentive funds to a new $16 million industry if it locates in the Thomasville area. More...

Six sheriff candidates on ballot

Polls will be open 7-7

Six candidates are seeking the office of Clarke County sheriff—four Democrats and two Republicans—on Tuesday’s primary ballots. More...

Graduation ‘walks’ nixed for those who didn’t graduate

The Clarke County Board of Education last Thursday refused to let non-graduates participate—walk or march as it is commonly described—in commencement exercises at local high schools. More...

Clarke County EVENTS

Historical maps topic for meeting Historical maps will be the topic of the Sunday, May 30 Clarke County Historical Society meeting. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McIntyre

Ersie Clyde McIntyre, 79, of Grove Hill died May 31, 2010 at a local hospital. He was born March 12, 1931. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Bassett Creek Baptist Church. More...

Waddell - Free Access

Kenneth R. (Sam) Waddell, 73, of Millry died May 20, 2010 at Washington County Nursing Home. He was born April 7, 1937. He served in the United States National Guard. He worked as a warehouseman for National Foods in New Orleans, LA for many years. More...

Dalhaus - Free Access

Barbara Ann Dalhaus, 64, of Jackson died May 31, 2010. She was born Jan. 2, 1946 in Jacskon. She was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Walker Springs. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

2009-2010 CPS athletic award winners

The female athletes at Clarke Prep School who were honored with individual awards in basketball, softball, volleyball as well as track and field at the annual sports banquet held recently were, front More...

CCHS softball award winners

The Clarke County High Lady Bulldog softball team had their awards banquet last Tuesday and these young ladies were honored with individual awards. More...

CCHS baseball award winners

The Clarke County High Bulldog baseball team had their banquet last week and the senior players and support staff were awarded Louisville Slugger bats. More...

Editorial

For governor

Alabama is in a mess. No bigger mess than many other states and not as big as some, to be sure, but a mess nevertheless. More...

Other races

We won’t offer suggestions in all of the other races on the ballot but we do feel strong enough about some to offer a few suggestions in the Democatic and Republican columns. Lieutenant governor More...

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