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Woodyard - Free Access

Neil McCary Woodyard Sr., 73, of St. Stephens died June 29, 2011 at his residence. He was born Oct. 16, 1937. He was a member of the Leroy Baptist. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was an electrician at Boise Cascade. More...

McCorquodale - Free Access

William Waite McCorquodale, 86, of Jackson died July 8, 2011 at his residence. More...

Children’s Fourth of July Parade in T’ville

Kids make a parade and they had their own in Thomasville Saturday. The parade was part of other “Hometown Celebration” activities for the holiday weekend. More...

Special Sections

Community

Forestry Association hosting estate planning dinner meet

The Alabama Forestry Association is hosting a landowner’s dinner meeting Tuesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at the Magnolia Grill on the Allen Road in Grove Hill. More...

BEWARE OF SCAMS IN AREA

The tax filing season is over for most people, but tax-related scams don't stop on April 15. There appears to be two types of scams and they both appear to target the low-income and elderly. More...

Tomatoes, watermelons and more too!

The Grove Hill Farmers Market was in high gear last Thursday with free tomato sandwiches and slices of watermelon as a way to showcase the locally grown produce. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will host a Stepping Stone Class Thursday, July 7 through Saturday, July 9 at Studio 122 at 122 Main Street in Grove Hill. The cost will be $40. Call to register at 251-275-4ART (4278). More...

Church News

Indian Ridge Baptist Church holds Father’s Day service; deacons feted with lunch

By Carolyn C. Montgomery Indian Ridge Baptist Church Rev. Johnny Lynum, pastor More...

Church Notices

New Union Missionary Baptist Church of Coffeeville will continue its revival services Thursday, July 8 and end Friday, July 8 at 7 p.m. nightly with Evangelist Rev. Dr. Anthony Trimble of the First Baptist Church of Uniontown. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Chief Justice Cobb throws in the gavel

Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb’s decision to resign her position next month is a big blow politically to statewide elected Democrats. She was one of only two state elected Democrats. More...

Underside of state politics shown in trial

The gambling vote-buying trial going on now in Montgomery is showing an underside of state politics and state politicians that Alabamians probably didn’t want to know was there. More...

Gone South

‘Ultimate Southern Food?’

Back during March Madness, when folks into basketball or betting or both were printing off NCAA tournament brackets to figure which teams were most likely to make it to the Final Four, Garden & Gun decided to bracket things that Southerners eat a More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 28-July 5 include: Charles Anthony Agee, 44, driving under the influence (alcohol), drivers license suspended/revoked, $1,200 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Schools

Clarke Prep School students honored at program at UA

Vann Wilson and Holden Smith were recently honored at the State Recognition Ceremony at the University of Alabama for Duke TIP participants. More...

Lowry - Free Access

James LeGrande Lowry, 66, of Thomasville died July 7, 2011 at Cogburn Nursing Center. He was born April 24, 1945 in Vineland. He was a member of the Goodhope Baptist Church. He was a mechanic. More...

Hunt - Free Access

Ruby Jewel Hunt, 99, of Thomasville died July 2, 2011 at Specialty Hospital of Mobile. She was born April 5, 1912 in Chilton. She was a member of the Midway Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress. More...

Bagley - Free Access

Bruce Clyde Bagley, 56, of Mobile died July 9, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary West. He was born April 10, 1955 in Thomasville. He was an electrician. More...

Turner - Free Access

Judge Tom W. Turner, 84, of Sunflower died July 7, 2011 at Springhill Memorial Hospital. He was born May 3, 1927. He was a member of Sunflower United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army during World War II. More...

Sheriff’s dept. makes scrap metal arrests

Metal thefts have not slowed down one bit, whether the metal be scrap metal and junk or something more valuable. The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department has made several arrests over the last few weeks. More...

Terry Phillips resigns bank presidency

The president and chief executive officer of United Security Bancshares, Inc. resigned the position effective Thursday, June 30, the Thomasville-based financial institution announced Friday. R. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Patterson

Bobby Joe Patterson, 52, of Grove Hill died June 28, 2011 at UAB Hospital. He was born April 22, 1959 to the parentage of Mose L. Packer and Creola Patterson. He was a life-long member of Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church of Grove Hill. More...

Bozeman

Alpha Mae Bozeman, 78, of Grove Hill died July 1, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. She was born Aug. 27, 1932. She was a member of Jackson Church of Christ. She was a home health nurse for Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Darley

Mildred Annette Darley, 63, of Jackson died July 1, 2011. She was born Aug. 9, 1947. She attended Leroy Baptist Church. She was an avid supporter of The Ronald Mc- Donald House and Relay For Life. She was the kitchen manager for The Fish House. More...

Sports

Voters to determine fate of Forever Wild program

The Forever Wild ball is, as they say, in the court of the Alabama voters now that the Alabama Legislature has voted to put re-authorization of the public land acquisition program on the November 2012 ballot as a Constitutional Amendment. More...

Sports Scene

College world series helped renew my love for baseball

It is a game of inches and of thinking and it does not require the most athletic ability and sometimes it can make you hate its very existence and at other times there is no sport more poetic in nature than baseball. More...

Stabler camp July 16

Former Clarke County High School and University of Alabama lineman BJ Stabler is hosting the 3rd annual BJ Stabler Camp with the help of current NFL and college players. The camp will be held Saturday, July 16 at H.G. Prim Stadium in Grove Hill. More...

Lifestyle

Trivia test

1. FOOD & DRINK: What vegetable also is known as a pieplant? 2. EXPLORERS: Which famous explorer also served as a governor of Arizona in the late 1800s? 3. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin term “pro forma” mean? 4. More...

Now here's a tip

 When baking, you can slow the rising time of dough by placing it in a cool place to rise. You can even let it rise in the refrigerator! Basically, it’s done rising when it’s doubled in size, so use that as your guide. More...

Henry Dunagan to celebrate 80th birthday Sat., July 23

Henry Dunagan will celebrate his 80th birthday with a party Saturday, July 23. A “come and go affair” in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at Jackson will be from 2 until 4 p.m. (casual dress). More...