June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Bark bagging plant coming

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton announced a new industry for the town at Monday’s council meeting. A bark bagging company out of Muscle Shoals will locate a plant in the Mid-Clarke Industrial Park in Grove Hill. More...

County says it can’t outlaw baggy britches

Clarke County Commissioners told a citizen Monday they couldn’t pass a law that people can’t wear baggy pants that shows their underwear, skin or rear end. More...

Clarke tallies exactly same in GOP gov.’s race recount

James bows out; runoff pits Bentley and Byrne July 13

Clarke County Republican ballots in the governor’s race were retabulated last Thursday as part of candidate Tim James’ statewide recount request. The recount tallied exactly the same as in the June 1 primary. More...

CCHS Class of 1985 to hold reunion

The Clarke County High School Class of 1985 will have a reunion Friday, July 2 and Saturday, July 3. The time has come for all classmates to send in money for the 2010 class reunion by June 25. More...

Special Sections

Community

Republican Party upholds Joyner as GOP State Senate nominee

You may have seen the political signs for Republican State Senate District 22 candidate Danny Joyner. More...

Drug court graduates

The third class of the First Judicial Circuit’s Drug Court program graduated last Thursday with a ceremony held in the main courtroom of the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. More...

Hot air balloons shown in Foley

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival was held this past weekend in Foley. Huge hot air balloons were featured along with antique tractors, arts and crafts, food vendors, music and a dog show. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will have a Children’s Summer Art Class, fourth-sixth grades continuing Thursday, June 24 through Friday, June 25 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Space is limited. Judy Green will be the instructor. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Wilson Chapel A.M.E. Church will continue its Vacation Bible School Thursday, June 24 and Friday, June 25 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. nightly. More...

Bible verses of hope

"We love Him because He first loved us." 1 John 4:9-10 "And Jesus said unto them ... More...

Husbands... love your wives

Seeds from the Sower A little boy asked his Dad, “What did you and Mom say to each other when you got married?” “I promise to love you every day of my life as long as I live,” he replied. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Arthur James Williams, to Linda Diann Robinson; Bobby Earl Cassity, to Carolyn Wynette Fuller; Christopher Alan Bailey, to Lillie Suzanne Bailey. More...

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 15-22 include: Brandon Jaquez Coston, 25, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Phillips - Free Access

Ann Elizabeth Seibert Phillips, 75, of St. Stephens died June 25, 2010 at her residence. More...

Williamson - Free Access

Frances Averitt Williamson, 91, of Thomasville died June 21, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 27, 1918 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Sunny South Baptist Church. She was a retired garment pinner. More...

McNutt - Free Access

Michael Stewart McNutt, 67, of Terre Haute, IN died June 23, 2010 at 9:56 p.m. at Union Hospital Emergency Room in Terre Haute. He was born May 19, 1943 in Alabama. He was the son of Olivia McNutt formerly of Coffeeville. More...

Town OKs Coastal Gateway membership

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton said the town couldn’t afford a $10,000 annual appropriation to the Coastal Gateway Economic Development Authority but could swing $5,000 a year. More...

Bayou La Batre has law against it

The Bayou La Batre Citry Council passed a law banning baggy or droopy britches in April. If you're caught in lowhanging pants, you could get slapped with a $100 dollar fine and eight hours of community service. More...

Music in C’ville; BBQ, fireworks in T’ville July 3

Once again, the Coffeeville Music Festival will be held on the lawn of Dr. Edwina Hart’s home in Coffeeville over the Fourth of July weekend. The day-long event will be Saturday, July 3. Gospel music will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Summer reading program now on at GH Library

“Make a Splash—Read!” is the theme this summer at Grove Hill Public Library. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fuller - Free Access

Deacon Robert Clay (R.C.) Fuller, 73, died June 20, 2010. More...

Bedwell

Ethel Lucille Bazzell Bedwell, 88, of Mobile died June 21, 2010. She was born March 18, 1922 in Walker Springs. She was a native of Clarke County. She was a member of the Ulcanush Baptist Church in Coffeeville. More...

Harrell

Martha Elaine Harrell, 64, of Grove Hill died June 22, 2010 at her residence. She was born Sept. 6, 1945. She was a native of Jackson. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star. More...

Business

USBI stock drops under $10 share

United Security Bancshares stock dropped under $10 a share Tuesday, closing at $9.83. The stock, for the parent company of First United Security Bank, had fluctuated between $10.24 and $11.10 Tuesday. More...

Sports

Rodeo comes to town

Cowboys and Cowgirls of all ages turned out to attend the ninth annual Pine City Championship Rodeo, June 18 and 19 at Jackson Academy. More...

Legal

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE More...

Softball all-stars make good showing

The Grove Hill softball allstars traveled to Butler this past weekend to play in District tournament. The 9 & 10-year-old all-stars finished as runner-up in their age group after losing to Butler Monday night. More...

Editorial

Bring troops home

An Eight Mile mother buried a son Monday. David Smith, 26, was a U.S. Air Force airman killed in combat in Afghanistan on June 9. Monday, three more American soldiers died in attacks there as did 10 NATO troops. More...

No justice for women

Dear Editor, Where is justice for women in Clarke County? From my experience, there is none. I was married to a man for 32 years. We have two children. I took care of him, waiting on him hand and foot like a wife should do. More...

Gone South

Can’t do without the AC!

Hot enough for you? I was going to write about Alabama’s recent primary elections, but until I could make sense of what the Republicans are up to, I decided to hold off ’till things become clear. Which may be never. More...