October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Gould - Free Access

Grady Bernard Gould, 66, of Coffeeville died Oct. 6, 2010 at his residence. He was a member of the Union Baptist Church of Coffeeville where he served on the Trustee Board. He served as a Coffeeville city councilman and volunteer firefighter. More...

20-year sentence for Sonic robber y

A Mt. Vernon man who robbed a fast food restaurant in Jackson and then led police on a wild chase to Mt. Vernon before being captured pleaded guilty to the crime and has been sentenced to 20 years in the state penitentiary. More...

Two WWII vets hear former President Bush

Two Clarke County World War II veterans were among 10 selected to attend a banquet last week in Mobile where former President George W. Bush was the keynote speaker. The veterans had all made the Honor Flight to Washington, D. C. More...

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Community

Think Pink draws walkers for Breast Cancer Awareness

The Jackson “Think Pink Walk” in conjunction with the American Cancer Society Saturday was a huge success, organizers say. There were close to 100 participants and approximately $1,100 has been raised so far. More...

Corrections

Corrections When the editor thinks off the top of his head, it can be dangerous. More...

Walker Springs Cemetery Assoc. maintains local cemeteries

The Walker Springs Cemetery Association held its annual meeting Sunday, Oct. 10 in Walker Springs. More...

Sports

Fans are the best, worst thing today

Sports Scene

“A fan, sometimes also called aficionado or supporter, is a person with a liking and enthusiasm for something. Fans of a particular thing or person constitute its fanbase or fandom. More...

THS Tigers dominate UMS

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Erwin S. Cooper Stadium in Mobile this past Friday, October 8, and defeated the UMS-Wright Bulldogs 49 – 14. More...

Bears roll up 600 yards offense

The Leroy Bears made sure there would be no repeat of last year’s close game with Flomaton as they came out of the gate running, taking the wind out of the Hurricanes 55- 21 Friday night on the Alabama Florida state line. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Clarke County High School’s Homecoming Parade will be held Thursday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Line-up will be in front of CCHS beginning at 3:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Cartoon

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Get rid of ‘litter on a stick’

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Thanks to Chance’s ‘First Lady’

Dear Editor, I, Dr. Alyce Bates-Lipkin formally and publicly commend the First Lady, Ms. More...

Lifestyle

New campaign opposes suggestive texting, e-mails

The term “sexting” has been added to the cybervocabulary. It was coined describe the use of a cell phone to send sexually suggestive texts or e-mails with nude or nearly nude photos. More...

Powell-Champion wed in Grove Hill

Jenna Ryan Champion and Brandon Gray Powell were married Sept. 25, 2010 in Grove Hill at the home of the groom’s parents. More...

Fire Prevention Week Activities

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Chapman - Free Access

Bobby "Mickey" Chapman, 74, of Camden died Oct. 15, 2010 at the Camden Nursing Facility. More...

Coleman - Free Access

Dr. Warren N. Coleman, 90, died Oct. 12, 2010. More...

Parker - Free Access

Ryan Keith Parker, 31, of Lower Peach Tree died Oct. 15, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born May 18, 1979 in Mobile. He was a former cargo handler for UPS. More...

Hicks - Free Access

Emmett Hicks, 86, of Selma died Oct. 11, 2010. More...

Storytelling, festivals and more make for busy fall around county

You can’t complain that there is nothing to do in Clarke County—a multitude of fall events are slated over the next several weeks. Coffeeville events this Saturday More...

Commission meeting heated

The Clarke County Commission held a heated meeting Tuesday. No, there was nothing controversial on the agenda but the heat in the new wing of the courthouse was on and it was hot! More...

Coffeeville looking to hire 2 part-time police officers instead of 1 full-timer

The Coffeeville Town Council voted Oct. 5 to hire two part-time police officers for about five months and then look at hiring a full-time police chief for the balance of the fiscal year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hubert-King

Juanita Williams Hubert- King, 81, retired cosmetologist and community activist, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at the residence of her son, Ozelle, in Jackson. More...

Jackson

Mary D. “Ms. Nise” Jackson, a native and a resident of Jackson, died Sept. 30, 2010 at the University of South Alabama Hospital in Mobile. More...

Courington

Virginia B. Courington, 70, of Grove Hill died Oct. 11, 2010 at her residence. She was born April 10, 1940. She was treasurer of the North Allen Homemakers Club, (previously known as the North Clarke County Women's Club). More...

Business

Clarke Cattlemen’s Association officers

Directors and officers of the Clarke County Cattlemen’s Association. From left: Duelon Dunagan, John L. More...

Alabama’s beef cattle a $3 million industry

Gov. Bob Riley issues Beef Month Proclamation

WHEREAS, the beef cattle business in Alabama is one of the state’s largest agricultural industries, representing a $3 billion industry; and More...

Planning ahead for forage production

There is a humorous sign one can sometime find posted in an office or business which contains only the words, "PLAN AHEAD" on it. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Pine Chapel Baptist Chapel #2 will continue its revival services Thursday, Oct. 14 and end Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Delmar A. White, pastor of the 9th Street Baptist Church of Lawrence, Kansas will be the evangelist. Rev. More...

Bethlehem Bethel Baptist Church Winn, Alabama

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Made in God’s image

Wherever you went in the Roman Empire, you were reminded of the Roman Emperor. Everywhere you looked you saw his influence and image, his power and prestige. And when a Roman penny was made, the image of the emperor was stamped upon it. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Dennis Richard Gray, to Sherry Harvey Huggins; Joshua Blanton Smith, to Amanda Bradford Smith; Hansford Tolbert III, to Shelia Marie Fussell; Deonte Lashun Cavett, to Lindsey Anne Painter; Jeffrey Scott West, to Ann Ma More...

Schools

Clarke Prep Happenings

First nine weeks have flown by!

It’s hard to believe that we are already at the end of the first nine weeks. Time really does fly when you’re having fun. More...