July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Rambicure - Free Access

Alice Juanita Spinks Rambicure, 84, of Thomasville died July 22, 2010 at her residence. She was born March 13, 1926 in Alameda. She was a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Williamson - Free Access

Steven Craig "Panzer" Williamson, 28, of Homewood died July 23, 2010. He was born Nov. 4, 1981. He ran a computer business. He also enjoyed reading and talking with friends. More...

Turner - Free Access

Emma Claire Reed Turner, 79, of Mobile died July 19, 2010 at Eight Mile Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 26, 1931. She was a native of Jacksonville, Fla. She was a member of New Hope Church of God of Citronelle. More...

Commissioners attend conference in Reno, Nevada

Four of Clarke County’s five commissioners attended the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual conference in Reno, Nevada July 16-20. More...

HARD TO DRIVE...OR LEAD...UNCOOPERATIVE GATOR

Alabama Conservation Officer Steve James, former Choctaw County Sheriff Don Lolley and Hugh Pinkerton worked Sunday morning to lasso an 8-foot alligator and get him clear of the Souwilpa Creek bridge More...

GOP chairman reelected by 1 vote

Edmon McKinley has been chairman of the Clarke County Republican Executive Committee for 20 years. He retained his longheld position last Thursday on a 7-6 vote. The group met at the Grove Hill Town Hall. More...

Special Sections

Community

County Fire Depts. get state checks

State Rep. More...

Sign up for prescribed burning grant from AFC

If you own 250 or less forest acres in Alabama, are interested in control burning 10-80 acres or mulching up to 5 acres, and are not enrolled in another costshare program, you may be eligible for a new grant. More...

Wrecks in Toddtown yard

This Ford Mustang wrecked in the front yard of Kelsey Razee’s home on the Toddtown Road (County Route 16) last Thursday afternoon. The car hit and knocked over a small tree. More...

Sports

IN LIMBO

CHS Panthers, Coach Jones unsure of fall football season

COFFEEVILLE — Nothing comes easy for the smallest football-playing school in the Alabama High School Athletic Association, and things got even tougher this summer for the Coffeeville Panthers. More...

Artist Daniel Moore still fighting UA, other SEC colleges for right to paint football sports scenes

HOOVER — The trademark infringement lawsuit filed by the University of Alabama Trustees against artist Daniel A. Moore, a 1976 Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate from the University, is now in its sixth year of litigation. More...

Editorial

Legislature holds the key

Alabama voters will hear a lot about state gambling from the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor this fall, but what the state does about it is up to the people running for legislative seats. More...

Signs and semantics

Let's get this clear from the start: Dorothy L. Baker's conflict with the city of Abbeville is not a case of religious persecution. However, there are religious overtones that make the matter unusually sensitive and, perhaps, untouchable. More...

Congress Reports

Stimulus not stimulating

Last week President Obama’s chief economic adviser, Christina Romer, released a report on the $787 billion economic stimulus that the Democrat led Congress passed and the president signed into law in February 2009. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Kevin Gregory Champion, to Donna A. Bedwell; Richard Earl Roberts, to Linya Alice Thompson; Jason Lanier Sims, to Korey Lynn Carlisle; Clifford W. Johnson, to Lela M. More...

Clarke County Insolvent Tax List

Annual report of Revenue Commissioner’s Insolvencies in compliance with Title 40-5-2-23 of the 1975 Code of Alabama Insolvent Tax List for the year 2009, Clarke County, Alabama. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 13-20 include: Jamison Redarrell Lanier, 20, burglary third degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Cox - Free Access

Bettye Sue Cox, 72, of Thomasville died July 25, 2010 at UAB Hospital. She was born Dec. 25, 1937. She was a retired 30-year teacher veteran. She touched lives in the Clarke County and St. Paul School Systems, Cedar Point, Coffeeville, Pilgrim St. More...

Smith - Free Access

Roger Clark Smith, 55, of Thomasville died July 19, 2010 at his residence. He was born Dec. 20, 1954 in Birmingham. He was a member of Elam Baptist Church. He was a retired mechanic. More...

Rambicure - Free Access

Alice Juanita Spinks Rambicure, 84, of Thomasville died July 22, 2010 at her residence. She was born March 13, 1926 in Alameda. She was a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Evans - Free Access

Charles Bernard Evans, 90, died July 22, 2010 at Hilda’s Care Facility in Tampa, Fla. He was born Dec. 29, 1919 in Marengo County. He is the last survivor of 11 children. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. More...

Howell - Free Access

Justin Clark Howell, 21, of Jackson died July 24, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born July 6, 1989. He was self-employed with Hydrosteam Cleaning and he also worked at O’Reilly Auto Parts in Jackson. More...

Man held for Dollar store robbery was not long out of jail

A man arrested and charged with robbery and assault at the downtown Thomasville Dollar General Store last week had not many weeks earlier gotten out of jail for assaulting and robbing an elderly man in Scyrene. More...

Court cases dismissed, warrants go unsigned

The curtailment of overtime for deputies by Clarke County commissioners is apparently causing some problems. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jackson - Free Access

Clifton Carl Jackson, 83, died July 19, 2010 at St. Stephens Historical Park. He was born Feb. 19, 1927. He was a native and resident of Alabama. He was a retired housing contractor. Survivors include one son, Steven Carl Jackson, St. Stephens. More...

Horton - Free Access

Coma Calvin Horton, 79, of Grove Hill died July 24, 2010. More...

Bouler

Gladys B. Bouler, 84, of Pace, FL, died July 16, 2010 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL. She was born July 17, 1925. She was a native of Grove Hill. She was a member of Little Rock Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Business

New federal rules restrict tobacco sales to minors

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding retailers that they need to observe new federal rules restricting the sale of tobacco products to minors that went into effect late last month. More...

WATER, SEWER OPERATIONS TO BE NEW UTILITIES BOARD

The Grove Hill Water Works is free and clear of debt—and even has a good nest egg of reserves. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, July 25 at 2:30 at Grove Hill Town Hall. The guest speaker will be Mikey Wiggins of Grove Hill. Mr. More...

Church News

Indian Ridge Baptist has lots of activities

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church held its regular order of service on June 20 with its regular service being conducted by Rev. Mack Wright, preaching a powerful sermon due to the fact that our pastor was on vacation. More...

Church Announcements

Grace Baptist Church of Grove Hill will have homecoming Sunday, July 25 at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served on the grounds followed by a singing in the afternoon with the Revelators Quartet. More...

HISTORIC WILCOX COUNTY CHURCHES

Fur man Methodist Church Furman, Alabama The original Furman Methodist Church building was constructed in 1857 on the present site of land donated by Mrs. Sarah Patton McCondichie. More...

Lifestyle

Few failing seniors take exit exam remediation

Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh said during last week’s school board meeting that only six of 22 failing seniors attended summer remediation classes for the high school exit exams. More...

Joseph’s Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be presented by the Rambling Rose Players and the Flying Brick Musicians at the Thomasville Civic Center Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. More...

Get your just desserts!

Blueberry Stack Cake By Nancy Richburg 1 stick Oleo 4 eggs 2/3 c. milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 box butter cake mix 8 oz. cream cheese 1 1/2 c. sugar 9 oz. More...