December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Boutwell - Free Access

Cleora Boutwell, 95, of Thomasville died Dec. 6, 2010 at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility #2 in Thomasville. She was born Nov. 19, 1915 in Sweet Water. More...

Pruitt - Free Access

Roland Dicks Pruitt Sr., 78, of Gainestown died Dec. 9, 2010 in Galesburg, Ill. He was born May 10, 1923. He was a native of Nicholsville. He was a T Sergeant for the United States Air Force. More...

Odom - Free Access

James Franklin Odom, 88, died Dec. 11, 2010 at his residence. He was born June 30, 1922. He was a native of Winn. He was a member of the Good Springs Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army during World War II. More...

Lease reworked on garbage transfer station to give more land to new cypress mill

The Grove Hill Town Council Monday amended the lease on the solid waste transfer station, cutting the acreage in the parcel to benefit Sims Bark, the new cypress sawmill and chip operation adjacent to the station. More...

Kids love Christmas!

Kids love Christmas and they love parades. So, they have a lot to love this time of the year! These youngsters were participants or spectators in Grove Hill’s parade last Thursday. More...

Special Sections

Community

Coffeeville Christmas Tree lighting held

Coffeeville held its annual Christmas Tree lighting program at Town Hall Sunday evening. At top local choirs offered Christmas carols. More...

$39,500 check for new hospital equipment

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently presented the hospital with a check for $39,500 to purchase a new cardiac telemetry system. More...

Grove Hill chamber urges hometown shopping this year

The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging holiday shoppers to buy Christmas gifts this year from local businesses. More...

Sports

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!!

SWHS, THS, LHS bring titles to SW Alabama

Sweet Water’s Chris Landrum was named the Class 1A title game MVP in the Bulldogs’ 36-0 win. More...

Hayes named top defensive/special teams performer at Super Six

Had the pace stayed the same for the whole game as it did in the first 44 seconds, the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Class 4A final between Thomasville and Deshler was on pace for more than 1,300 points. More...

THS Tigers set Super Six record with win

AUBURN—The Thomasville Tigers set six Super Six records as they ran away from the Deshler Tigers 59-34 to capture the Class 4A state crown Friday morning on Pat Dye Field in Jordan- Hare Stadium. More...

Editorial

GOP or Opportunists?

The other week we wrote about the Opportunist Party—politicians who blow and sway in the wind and belong to whatever political party presents the best opportunity for them. More...

Ethics reform

Gov. Bob Riley is so intent that Alabama’s shoddy ethics laws will be changed on his watch that he is calling a special session, that began Wednesday, to get it done. More...

War Eagle!

The editor is an Alabama fan and an Alabama grad but we are tickled at Auburn University’s good fortune this year and hope the Tigers can go all the way and win their first ever national championship against the Oregon Ducks in the BSC Champio More...

Records

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Matthew Alexander Freeman, to Robin Ann Davis. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Nov. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 30- Dec. 7 include: Janina M. Rankin, 38, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $750 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Schools

$500 for for CCHS

Clarke County High School Principal Debra Dennis recently received a $500 appropriation from State Sen. Hank Sanders, D-Selma. More...

Schools, decorating and more topics for Study Club meeting

The fall programs for the Community Study Club were centered on fall topics. Schools had opened and members were interested in how the needs of gifted children are being met. More...

Ezell - Free Access

Deacon Gwenn Ezell, 80, of Greensboro died Dec. 7, 2010 at his residence. The service will be Thursday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at the Salem Baptist Church in Greensboro with Rev. Dr. J.C. Carter Jr. officiating. More...

Johnson - Free Access

Lisa Johnson, 43, of Grove Hill, died Dec. 9, 2010. She was born Oct. 31, 1967 to the parentage of Phillip and Oneita Lattimore Johnson. She was a member of Orange Hill Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Bishop - Free Access

James Bobby Bishop Sr., 74, of Thomasville died Dec. 8, 2010 at his residence. More...

Anderson - Free Access

Zoe Thompson Anderson, 73, of Chatom died Dec. 7, 2010 at her residence. She was born Nov. 23, 1937. She was a member of Three Forks Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Woodyard - Free Access

Rudolph Woodyard, 69, of Leroy died Dec. 11, 2010 in a Mobile hospital. He was born Jan. 3, 1941. He was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church. He was retired saw filer for Boise Saw Mill. More...

Adams - Free Access

Peter Trice Adams, 55, of Cataula, Ga. died Dec. 8, 2010 in Cataula, Ga. He was born May 23, 1955. He was a native of Grove Hill. He was a member of Pierce Chapel United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ga. He worked as a financial executive for AFLAC. More...

Former Clarke Commissioner Bishop dies

Bobby Bishop, who served two decades on the Clarke County Commission, died Wednesday morning at his home in Thomasville. He had not been in good health for some time. He was 74. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Martin

Willie Lee "Bill" Martin, 71, of Grove Hill died Nov. 27, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He was an active member of the Living Church of God Pentecostal until his health failed. More...

McReynolds

Tammy Tarell McReynolds, 38, of Jackson died Nov. 27, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. She was a member of the St. Union Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a member of the Jackson High School Class of 1991. More...

Presnall

Larry O'Neal Presnall, 53, of Allen died Nov. 24, 2010 at his residence. More...

Business

Sa-Sa Gifts holds grand opening

Grove Hill’s newest business, Sa-Sa Gifts, held a ribbon cutting and grand opening Dec. 1. The gift shop is located at 120 S. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Thursday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. To purchase a light, see an auxiliary member or forms are available at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Church News

Card of Thanks

Our family would like to take this time and means to express our deepest thanks for all who did so much to help us take care of our loved one. More...

Memoriams

In Memory of Betty Jean Sheffield July 25, 1946 -Dec. 7, 2009 In our hearts a memory will be kept of the one we loved. Gone but not forgotten. More...

Area Church Events

Inspirational Tabernacle Church of God in Christ of Jackson will end its revival Thursday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The revival is being hosted by The Alabama Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC Mission Department. More...

Lifestyle

ASCC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

The Alabama Southern Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently held its spring semester induction. More...

Powell-Roberts to marry Jan. 1 at Stave Creek

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Powell of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla, to Mr. Zachary Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurie Roberts of Coffeeville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

McMiller-Lynum to wed Dec. 18 in Birmingham

Ms. Lauren Melissa McMiller of Birmingham and Mr. Johnny E. Lynum II of Whatley will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. at the 6th Ave. Baptist Church in Birmingham. Ms. McMiller is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...