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Milstead - Free Access

Elizabeth Barkley Milstead, 83, of Sweet Water died July 23, 2011 at her residence. She was born May 31, 1928 in Shiloh, Ala. She was a member of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church. She was a former seamstress with H.A. Satin. More...

Coleman - Free Access

Birdie Lee Shaw Coleman, 84, of Grove Hill died July 20, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Sept. 25, 1926 in Brookside. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. She was a retired baker. More...

Helms - Free Access

Sallie Ann Sheffield Helms, 77, of Grove Hill died July 24, 2011 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. More...

McIntyre - Free Access

Culvain Preston McIntyre, 85, of Jackson died July 21, 2011 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. More...

Alabama Cougars

Many sightings of cougars and panthers have been posted to website created by retired game warden

It was in 1977 or ’78. I don’t remember the time of the year. I was working in Jackson and driving back and forth from Coffeeville. I was on my way to work one weekday morning around 7 o’clock. More...

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Community

Tatum Courington picked for choir

Tatum Courington, 8-year old daughter of Mark and Shannon Courington has been invited to join the preparatory choir of Mobile’s Singing Children. More...

St. Stephens park road resurfaced

Patience and perserverence have finally paid off for the St. Stephens Historical Commission. For five years the commission has been attempting to get the twomile road leading into the St. Stephens Park resurfaced. More...

Man charged with attempted murder in July 13 shooting

A shooting on the Morning Star Road in the Suggsville community Wednesday, July 13 left one person seriously wounded. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will end a KIDS ARTS CAMP @ studio 122 at 122 Main Street in Grove Hill Wednesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 21 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The cost will be $30 per child. Snacks will be provided. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Coffeeville Church of Christ will end its Annual Gospel Meeting Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. Bro. Billy Lamber, minister of the Church of Christ of Summerdale will be the guest speaker. Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. More...

Seeds from the Sower

How to survive a beef stew marriage

A politician and his wife had a beef-stew marriage. She was always beefing and he was always stewed. She consulted a fortune teller who said, “Your husband will die a horrible death.” “Will I be acquitted?” she asked. More...

Lifestyle

MITCHAMITE HONORS & DEFENDS FAMILY & HOME

“You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood...back home to a young man’s dreams of glory and of fame...back home to places in the country, back home to the old forms and systems of things which once seemed ev More...

Etheridge-Duff to wed Aug. 6 in Thomasville

Mr. and Mrs. Chip Etheridge of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Lynne Etheridge, to Matthew Robert Duff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Robert Duff of Lake Charles, La. More...

Mason-Mullinix to marry Sept 3

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne B. Mason of Dallas, Texas announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Lynn, to Judd Collins Mullinix. Mr. Mullinix is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Mullinix of Jackson. More...

Schools

Coffeeville school student records are at Clarke BOE

Due to the closure of Coffeeville High School, all cumulative records have been moved to the Clarke County Board of Education in Grove Hill. More...

Parnell - Free Access

Jimmy Franklin Parnell, 61, of Whatley died July 25, 2011 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born April 9, 1950. He attended Magnolia Assembly of God. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. More...

Stephens - Free Access

Gerald Herbert Stephens, 70, of Thomasville died July 20, 2011 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. More...

Moran - Free Access

Mary Norris Moran, 64, of Dixons Mills died July 19, 2011 at her residence. She was born June 29, 1947 in Dixons Mills. She was a member of the Dixons Mills Baptist Church. She was a retired healthcare administrative assistant. More...

Gates - Free Access

Lena Mae Gates, 73, of Sweet Water died July 20, 2011 at her residence. She was born May 7, 1938 in Nanafalia. She was a member of the Old Union Baptist Church and an honorary member of the South Marengo Rescue Squad. More...

Stephens - Free Access

Gerald Herbert Stephens, 70, of Thomasville died July 20, 2011 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. More...

Countywide hospital talk starts again

County healthcare authority, one hospital topic for meeting

The consensus of a group of Clarke County citizens, elected officials, physicians and healthcare workers gathered last week was that the county ought to look into forming a countywide healthcare authority with the idea of consolidating its three hosp More...

GH Police Chief Frazier submits retirement papers

Grove Hill Police Chief Leo Frazier has submitted his paperwork to retire effective Aug. 1, Councilman Levon Hicks told fellow council members at Monday’s meeting as he presided in the absence of Mayor Jerry Newton. More...

Safe, cash taken in church burglary

A safe containing an undisclosed amount of cash from church services was stolen in a burglary of the New Saint Mathews Baptist Church in the Choctaw Bluff – Alma community sometime Saturday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Powell

Frances Rochelle Powell, 42, of Grove Hill died July 18, 2011 at her residence. She was born Jan. 9, 1969. She was a member of Asbury Baptist Church. More...

Bradford

Bonnie Maxine Bradford, 78, of Thomasville died July 13, 2011 at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation in York. She was born Dec. 24, 1932 in Clarke County. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Daniels

Robert Bruce (Bobby) Daniels, 50, of Campbell formerly of Arab died July 17, 2011 at the VA hospital in Birmingham. More...

Sports

Grove Hill 7 & 8-year olds fall at state

The Grove Hill 7 & 8- year-old all-stars traveled to Hartselle this past weekend to play in the state tournament. In their opening game on Friday they lost 7-4 to Winfield. Caden Gates had two hits. More...

Gators hire Hobson for baseball

The Clarke Prep School Gators filled the vacant head baseball coaching slot with a proven winner at the state level. Darrell Hobson comes to the Gators one year after retiring at Bibb County High in Centreville. More...

Rainy day for camp

On the first rainy Saturday in three months, several area kids braved the weather to attend the annual B.J. Stabler Football Camp. More...

Editorial

Through The Past

Southern gentility

A recent article by Hardy Jackson on the genteel South sparked my memory, and nowadays that takes something! More...

Gone South

Dead fish on the docks

We’re not going to let some silly little oil spill ruin our history.” Before long, “there will be dead fish … on the docks.” — Destin fisherman, fall of 2010 My son and More...

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Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 12-19 include: Descheca Shaunta Hardy, 21, failure to pay, $750 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications James Addison Rush, to Maegan Emily Patterson; Frederick Lee Woods, to Feleshia Recole Rotchschild; Jermaine De’Shun Law, to Jaquisiya Breon Watters; Michael D’Andre Ford, to Cashanda Maneka Causey; Troy Dani More...