October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Slater - Free Access

Monroe Herman Slater, 61, of Walker Springs died Oct. 11, 2010. More...

Bernard - Free Access

Claudzell Bernard Sr., 79, of Jackson died Oct. 15, 2010 at his residence with his wife at his side. He was a born Aug. 18, 1931 to the late Mary and Claudzell "Vic" Bernard. More...

Body of missing Marengo woman found in ’Bigbee

The investigation into the death of Paula Winters of Sweet Water is ongoing, but authorities have already made one arrest. More...

CCHS homecoming

Clarke County High School celebrated Homecoming last week with a parade as well as a 41-20 win over the Excel Panthers. The Homecoming Queen and Court were presented during the evening. More...

Special Sections

Community

Pulled-up signs irk candidates but the culprit says the signs are illegal

Last week Bill Hearn of Grove Hill wrote a letter to the editor condemning political signs on public rights-of-way as “litter on a stick” and “litter on a utility pole” and citing laws prohibiting them. More...

Democrats to meet Oct. 21 in Grove Hill

Lee B. Williams, the longtime chairman of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee who recently retired, will be honored with a reception Thursday, Oct. 21. More...

Sessions worries about nation’s ills

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions stopped in Grove Hill Monday morning to worry about the state of the national debt, the dragging economy, Medicare shortfalls, China’s influence and other issues. More...

Sports

Pictures from the Past

Ruth Williamson of Gosport brought this photo of the 1952-1953 Clarke County High School Bulldog football team by. See how many folks you know. More...

EPIC SHOWDOWN SET

No. 1 Jackson travels to No. 2 Thomasville

Eight rounds of the super heavy weight in Class 4A are complete and the top two contenders, Jackson and Thomasville, have weathered the storm unbeaten. More...

Sports Scene

Don’t look Ethel...but it was too late

Unlike something from Star Trek, where they boldly go, where no one has gone before, I had the sense that after 20 years of covering high school sports that I had either seen or heard just about anything that could happen. More...

Editorial

Correction

A headline last week giving the value of Alabama’s cattle industry understated it by $2,997,000,000. Alabama’s cattle industry is valued at $3 billion ($3,000,000,000), not $3 million )$3,000,000). The proclamation by Gov. More...

Too many doctors in the house?

Dr. Robert Bentley touts in his ad that Alabama is ailing and needs a doctor and he’s the man for the job. Maybe so but he’s got some help from another doctor, a PhD’er, Dr. Paul Hubbert. More...

Gone South

Slippery slope to greatness

There are a lot of folks out there today who seem to take great delight in pointing out that the nation is going to hell in a hand basket. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 12-19 include: Christopher Alonzo James, 22, theft of property second degree, probation violation, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications D.J. Tyler Martin, to Christie Samantha Dorman; Samarjai Deontae Kelley, to Casandra R. More...

Weaver - Free Access

Barbara Rose Weaver, 68, died Oct. 14, 2010 at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Miss. Survivors include one son, James M. Weaver, Bakersville, Calif.; four daughters, Mable M. More...

Smith - Free Access

Walter Clarence "W.C." Smith, 88, of Coffeeville died Oct. 16, 2010 at his residence. Survivors include Sandra Cox, Coffeeville; one brother, S.D. More...

Sanford - Free Access

Minnie Lou McKenzie Sanford, 80, of Jackson died Oct. 13, 2010 at her residence. More...

Robertson - Free Access

Roy Bell Robertson III, 25, of Thomasville died Oct. 16, 2010 at Claiborne. He was born Oct. 14, 1985 in Grove Hill. He was a member of the Thomasville United Pentecostal Church. He was employed as a tire technician at Kelly Tires in Grove Hill. More...

Attempted murder charges may be upgraded

A man who was severely injured in an alleged beating last November died Friday, Oct. 13 and attempted murder charges against the father and son charged in the matter may be upgraded to murder. More...

Tree stand accident on first day of bow season

Bow season opened Friday and that afternoon Ollie William Johnston, 30, a Mobile resident hunting off the Deas Road near the Sandflat community, fell from a tree stand. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Chapman

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

Gould

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...

Parker

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...

Business

Chamber of Commerce officers

The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Tuesday. More...

Medicine Chest now on Main Street

The Medicine Chest moved over the weekend and opened Monday at126 Main Street in Grove Hill. It was a busy day as customers and curiosity seekers stopped by to check out the old timey atmosphere. More...

Calendar

Calendar

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Oct. 21 at 11:45 a.m. at The First United Methodist Church in Grove Hill. Flu shots will be available to members during this meeting. You will need to bring insurance cards. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

COkalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church will continue its revival Thursday, Oct. 21 and end Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Bernice Fleming will be the speaker for the week. The church is located on Swimming Pool Road north of Grove Hill. More...

5th Sunday night singing

Fifth Sunday night singing - Susie Seal in concert at West Bend Baptist Church in Coffeeville, Sunday, Oct. 31, 5 p.m. Fingerfoods to follow, bring your favorites. Love offering to be taken. More...

God’s amazing pharmacy revealed

The construction of God’s universe continues to amaze me. I recently shared with you in vast detail the plan He used in creation. More...

Lifestyle

Jackson Fall Festival full of fun

Jackson’s Annual Fall Festival offers a wide variety of entertainment for this year’s event. Lee Gibson Nashville-recording artist Lee Gibson is set to perform an acoustic show in Jackson, Nov. More...

Memories & Recipes

Cindy’s back; ready to share more recipes!

Hi, I hope you have all been making "Memories" while I took a little break. I've had a lot of you calling to ask when I'd be starting up my column again. More...

O’Brien-Horton say vows in Red Rock Canyon, Nev.

Rachel Marie Horton and Jerome (Jay) Louis O’Brien, Jr. were united in marriage at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Mojave Desert, Nevada on October 1, 2010. More...

Schools

Clarke school board to meet at Coffeeville High School Oct. 21

The Clarke County Board of Education will resume its visit to different schools in the county for board meetings this month with the Thursday, Oct. 21 meeting being held at Coffeeville High School. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. More...

Clarke Prep hosting ‘Gator Ride’ via motorcycle around county

The First Clarke Preparatory School’s Annual Gator Ride will be held Saturday, Nov. 20. All proceeds will benefit the Clarke Prep School Foundation. Riders will meet at the school at 9 a.m. Biscuits and juice will be provided. More...