July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill council adjourns, continues to meet illegally

The Grove Hill Town Council met and conducted business Tuesday. Then it adjourned. The two spectators, Jim Herod and Cheryl Horton, and reporters Jim Cox and Ivy Griffin left. More...

Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ turns 50

Neighboring Monroeville is planning a big four-day celebration to honor native Nelle Harper Lee and her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” on the book’s 50th anniversary. More...

Special Sections

Community

JHS Class of 1960 meets

Members of the Jackson High School Class of 1960 met at The First United Methodist Church on July 3 to celebrate their 50th Year Reunion. More...

Jackson police investigate thefts

Special to The Democrat The Jackson Police Department reported several vehicle burglaries, a residential break-in and the theft of money from one residence. More...

Sales tax figures for Jackson and Thomasville detailed

The charts at right and below right show current sales tax collections and past collections for Jackson and Thomasville. Grove Hill figures were published last week. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will continue its Teen Art Class Monday, Thursday, July 8 from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. with Johnna Bush as the instructor. Registration fee is $45. More...

Church News

Announcements

Chilton Baptist Church Vacation Bible School will continue Thursday, July 8 and end Friday, July 9 for K-4 through 6th grade from 6-8 p.m. The theme will be “Stand Up For God and Country.” Everyone is invited. Rev. More...

Tville native Bethany Rush working in Perry County this summer

This year more than 40 students will serve around the world, working alongside Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel and Fellowship partners. Bethany Rush, a native of Thomasville, will serve in Perry County, this summer with Student.Go. More...

Pray for each other instead of preying on each other

A politician and his wife had a beef-stew marriage. She was always beefing and he was always stewed. She consulted a fortune teller who said, “Your husband will die a horrible death.” “Will I be acquitted?” she asked. More...

Lifestyle

Roger s-Mixon to marry Aug. 21

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Otto Newburn Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Barnes Aduston Rogers, all of Jackson, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Malorie Victoria Rogers, to Colby Mitchell Mixon. Mr. Mixon is the son of Mr. More...

Hoggard-Doggett to wed Saturday in Oxford, Miss.

Megan Hoggard and Patrick Glenn Doggett will exchange marriage vows Saturday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford, Miss. Miss Hoggard is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hoggard of Oxford, Miss. Mr. More...

$500 for Auxiliary

Dr. Lakshmikantha Kumbla recently donated $500 to the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Accepting the donation are Auxiliary Vice President Doris Osborne and President French Downey. They thanked Dr. More...

Luker - Free Access

Bama H. Luker, 85, of Thomasville died July 7, 2010 at her residence. She was born April 7, 1925 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. She was a retired nurse’s aid. More...

Coroner’s race only countywide runoff Tuesday

District 1 County Commission seat to be decided

The only countywide race for Clarke County voters to decide in Tuesday’s runoff is for the Democratic nomination for coroner. More...

Wreck injures two officers

First Judicial Circuit Task Force Commander Mike Hunt and Agent Lem DuBose were injured when their pickup hydroplaned in a heavy rain and hit a tree on Highway 43 in the Antioch community around noon More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Reynolds - Free Access

Dorothy Gene Reynolds, 73, of Clarke County died July 13, 2010 at Springhill Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. She was a retired operator with Boise Cascade. More...

Everhart - Free Access

Katie Lee Walker Everhart, 85, of Mobile died July 12, 2010 at Knollwood Pointe Assisted Living Facility. More...

Wortham - Free Access

Lula Mae Wortham, 97, of Whatley died July 10, 2010 at Jackson Health Care Facility. More...

Sports

Sports Scene

At least we do one thing right in Grove Hill

In the world of disposable values and actions, where sports heroes fall each and every day, one thing Grove Hill deserves to be applauded by each and everyone of us. More...

Grove Hill all-stars lose to Westside

The Grove Hill 13-14- year-old baseball all-stars saw their run through the 10-team tournament in Fairhope came to an end last week. But not before the squad earned the sportsmanship award as voted on by the coaches in the tournament. More...

Maintaining good food crops for wildlife

In today’s booming business of managing property for recreational hunting, planting crops for wildlife is at the top of the list. More...

Editorial

It is time to revisit county hospital idea

The idea isn’t new–it has been floated many times but never successfully. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t have merit. More...

Vote Tuesday

Alabama and Clarke County voters return to the polls for primary runoffs Tuesday. The ballots for both the Democratic and Republican parties are very short. On June 1, a pitiful 40 percent or so of Clarke County voters cast ballots. More...

Gone South

Old Testament vengeance

It’s good that Dr. More...

Records

Assault, drug possession among charges in arrest booked through the county jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 29- July 6 include: Joshua Willard Fuller, 27, probation violation, $2,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Public Records

Marriage license applications Marcus Tyrone Jackson, to Charlotte Denese Simon; Johnny Rogers, to Lula Mieko Simone Woodyard. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...