September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

C’ville man bitten by snake while cleaning out dryer vent

Lloyd Wilson had gone outside Wednesday, Aug. 31 to clean out the dryer vent on the side of his Coffeeville home. He had cleaned out the vent and replaced the trap door when he felt a sting on his hand. More...

Citizen group appointed to redraw GH council districts

The Grove Hill Town Council met Tuesday. The normal meeting day is a Monday but this past Monday was Labor Day. The council named a citizen committee to assist with redrawing the council member districts to be in conformity with the 2010 census. More...

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Community

Wreck fatal for Thomasville man

Justin “Reggie” Newton was killed in car accident on Tallahatta Springs Road Wednesday, Aug. 31. It was a one-vehicle accident involving his 2002 Ford. It occurred at 10:05 p.m. according to the Alabama Highway Patrol. More...

Man charged with kidnapping

On Sunday September 4, Robbie Davis Dunagan was arrested after it was learned that he had held a female captive in her residence from Saturday night, Sept. 3 until late Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. More...

Knight graduates basic training

PVT Adam Chase Knight, graduated from US Army Basic Training and AIT school for military police June 30 at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Knight received metals for sharpshooter on M-4 rifle and expert on M-9 pistol. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Clarke County Chapter of the ADC monthly meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. Members are asked to attend. Tyrone Moye is the chairman. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Truevine Baptist Church of Dickinson will have its morning worship service Sunday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. Rev. Pete Creighton of Jackson will be the speaker. More...

California minister delivers sermon at Indian Ridge Baptist Church Aug. 14

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church held its regular order of service Sunday, Aug. 14 with Rev. John W. Davis of Los Angeles, Calif. bringing the message. Rev. Davis is the pastor of the Pentecostal Community Church of California. More...

Clarke Baptist church clerks attend conference

The Clarke Baptist Association held the annual Clerk’s Conference Aug. 30 at the office on Highway 43 in Grove Hill. More...

Lifestyle

Peterman Sta. Arts and Crafts

Peterman will host the 28th Annual “Peterman Station Arts and Crafts Festival” on Saturday Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Vanderg rif f-Mullins to say ‘I do’ in Oct.

Judy Edwards of Panama City, Fla. and Phillip Vandergriff of Boaz announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Michelle Vandergriff, to Rodney Calvin Mullins. Mr. More...

Ganson-Pritchett to marry Sept. 24 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hutchinson Ganson III of Brooklyn, New York announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Hope Ganson, to Daniel Blake Pritchett of Pine Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Elmore of Dixons Mills. More...

Larrimore

John Calvin Larrimore, 75, of Dickinson died Sept. 8, 2011. He was born Sept. 8, 2011. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fulton. He was a member of Alabama Farmer’s Federation. More...

Couple arrives home to find naked man in bed

A couple living near Grove Hill came home after midnight Saturday to find a naked man in their bed. Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Ron Baggette said Dennis Harris was charged with third degree burglary. More...

Tropical Storm Lee brings rain and power outages

Tuesday morning dawned bright and clear, crisp and cool in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Lee. The storm dumped from three to five inches of rain on the area—the amount varied by locality—but less than had been predicted. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Vick

Daniel Barnes "Cotton" Vick Jr., 81, of Pine Hill died Sept. 9, 2011 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 22, 1929 at Half Acre, Ala. He was a member of Sunny South Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. More...

Holloway

Anne Robinson Holloway, 56, of Warner Robins, Georgia died Sept. 7, 2011. She was born on March 27, 1955 in Macon, Georgia. She lived in Germany, California, Illinois, and New Mexico before returning to Warner Robins in 1992. More...

Martin

Sadie Louise Jones Martin, 59, died Aug. 30, 2011. More...

Sports

Bulldogs edged by Trinity 25-22

Despite losing 25-22 to the Trinity Presbyterian Wildcats last Friday night, the Clarke County High Bulldogs picked themselves up off the mat in the second week of the gridiron season. More...

CPS Gator defense leads charge

The Clarke Prep School Gators ran their record to 2-0 overall and in region play as they lassoed the Longhorns of Marengo Academy 41-7 last Friday night at Hamilton Field. More...

Sports Scene

Feeling SCHS’ pain

There really are no words that describe the emotions being felt by Southern Choctaw High School students and supporters. More...

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Professionals Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Otties William Brewer III, a 15-year-old student at Southern Choctaw High School in Gilbertown who died when the bus he was returning home on from a road trip football game collided with a More...

Gone South

Tailgating time again

Like so many of you, I look forward to football. It is part of the ritual of seasons changing, of the end of summer and the anticipation of fall. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 6 include: Tierra Octavia Washington, 19, failure to pay, $440.30 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Lezeric Depree Braggs, to Larhonda Turkessa Donner; Bobby Dean Smith Jr., to Starletta Helen Blanton; Andri Carmaine Ezell, to Sandra Faye Pugh. More...