October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill losing Liberty Building Products

Will relocate to Jackson Cabinet site on Hwy. 43

During the Tuesday, Oct. More...

Choctaw nixes beer for 2-day music festival

Some big names in country and rock music—Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Justin Moore and Cowboy Troy among others–have been booked for a two-day music festival at the War- Bama Club on Highway 84 in Choctaw County, just across the Tombigbee More...

Special Sections

Community

JPD investigating burglaries

Jackson Police are investigating the burglary of a vehicle that reportedly occurred in the parking lot of the Jackson First Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 9. More...

Jackson woman reported missing found safe

A Jackson woman who was reported missing Thursday, Oct. 6, was found safe Friday, Oct. 7, in a wooded area near her Glenn Street home. More...

Commissioners want to tune job description for mechanic

Clarke County commissioners Tuesday tabled a request by the county engineer to fill a mechanic vacancy at the county shop. Commission Chairman Tyrone Moye said, “We need to table that. We have some concerns about that. More...

Sports

Hayes, Knight carry Tigers to win

The Thomasville Tigers scored three touchdowns in the final five and a half minutes of their game with the UMS-Wright Bulldogs this past Friday, October 7, to post a 28 – 24 come from behind win. The game which was played at D. F. More...

Sweet Water routs Marengo 56-0

Playing on the road at ‘The Swamp’ in Dixons Mills, the Sweet Water Bulldogs scored 43 first half points on their way to a 56 – 0 shutout of the home standing Marengo Panthers. More...

Aggies post eight TDs in first half

The Jackson High School Aggies scored early and often and rolled over Monroe County 55-8 last Friday night in the bowl in Monroeville. More...

Editorial

Cart ahead of the horse

Our Opinions

The state legislative reapportionment committee is holding meetings around the state to get citizen input on redrawing state House and Senate districts. The road show will be at the Thomasville Civic Center Thursday, Oct. 13 from noon until 1:30 p.m. More...

Good deal, bad deal

Our Opinions

It was a deal the Clarke County Historical Society couldn’t pass up; buying a piece of property that had been on the market for $250,000 for $10,000. More...

Fred Shuttlesworth

Our Opinions

Many folks who fly in and out of the Birmingham airport probably pay scant attention to the facility’s official name: The Birmingham- Shuttlesworth International Airport. The man the airport is named for, the Rev. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 4-11 include: Kimberly Pickron, 45, attempted murder, possession of controlled substance, $85,000 bond, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Jessie Tyrone Taylor, to Vanessa Lynn Arnold; Samuel Leroy Drinkard, to Loretta James; Joshua Wayne Turner, to Charity Hope Syphrit; Richard Dale Criswell, to Glenda Ann Ralph. More...

Schools

Housewarming for CPS headmaster

New Clarke Preparatory School Headmaster Marc Mickleboro recently moved into a home on Clay Street in the Dickinson Subdivision in Grove Hill. More...

School Bus Safety Week

Next week is Alabama School Bus Safety Week. This will coordinate with National School Bus Safety Week, as an active, continuing public education program designed to promote school bus safety. More...

Clarke Prep School

Seven week bible course for the girls Mrs. Kay Crosby is leading a seven week Bible study for girls in grades 7 – 12. More...

ARMORIES SLATED FOR CLOSING

Representatives of the Alabama National Guard met with local officials in Grove Hill Tuesday to deliver some bad news: The planned closings of its armories in Grove Hill and Thomasville. The armories are among 13 slated to close around the state. More...

Artists among us!

A lot of Clarke County residents are finding talents they didn’t know they had or polishing old ones. More...

Probate Judge Davis running for full term

CAMPAIGN 2012

Judge Davis will run as a Republican. Judge Davis, 38, is married to Tommy Davis, a firefighter at ThyssenKrupp Steel’s Calvert complex. They have two children Jay, eight, and Grace, six. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McConnell

Tamia Amara McConnell, 3 months old, died Oct. 16, 2011 at USA Women’s & Childen’s Hospital in Mobile. She was born June 24, 2011. More...

Williamson

Mack Williamson, 80, of Millry died Oct. 17, 2011 at Wayne General Hospital in Waynesboro, Miss. More...

Coleman

Kay R. Coleman, 69, of Grove Hill died Oct. 7, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Foley. She was born May 9, 1942. She was a native of Jackson. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grove Hill. More...

Business

Review your home insurance

Buying a home is one of the biggest outlays the average consumer will ever make, and buying insurance coverage for that home can be so complicated that it’s possible to overspend and still not have the coverage you need. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Public hearings on redistricting House and Senate districts of the Alabama Legislature are scheduled around the state. Locally, a hearing will be held Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Thomasville Civic Center from noon until 1:30 p.m. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Magnolia Assembly Sisters of Strength will be held Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Assembly, 2166 Allen Road of Grove Hill. Ladies of all ages are welcomed to attend for a time of praise, worship and fellowship. More...

Matthew the tax collector was also known by what name?

1. Is the Book of Ishmael in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From 2 Samuel 11, who received a letter from David telling him to put Uriah into battle? Gideon, Ahab, Isaac, Joab 3. Who told God that Job would curse Thee to His face? More...

Here’s something that’s better than the chicken pox

While in Kansas on a preaching mission, I was invited into a home for dinner. A little girl climbed on my lap and said, “Guess what I’ve got!” “A doll,” I answered. More...

Lifestyle

Guest Columnist

Spay, neuter and adopt!

A while ago, I saw a shirt that read “The Top 10 Reasons to Spay & Neuter Your Pet Just Died in a Shelter.” I thought, “Wow, what a powerful statement. More...

Through The Past

Delicious scuppernong pie

Scuppernongs, chestnuts, persimmons, muscadines, and beechnuts announce the fall season even before trees take a rest and notify their leaves of the time to depart. More...

Dollars & Cents

Suggestions for managing your home mortgage

Like many Americans, your home represents your largest investment. And, like most of them, you probably have a home mortgage. Keep in mind that you should strive to manage your home mortgage just as you manage your other investments. More...