December 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

That’s black liquor, not black gold

The driver of a Martin Transport tanker hauling “black liquor” from Boise’s Jackson paper mill stopped for lunch at Dunn’s Exxon in Grove Hill last Thursday, Dec. 1. More...

Mr. Speaker’s 91st birthday

Former two-term Gov. Fob James, right, was among many wishing Joe C. Mc- Corquodale, left, a happy 91st birthday last week. More...

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Community

T’ville drug bust scenes

A speedster racing through the Thomasville drug bust scene last Friday didn’t get away with it. More...

Minister suffers broken bones in tree stand fall

Rev. Irby Weaver of the Midway community suffered broken bones in a fall from a tree stand while hunting Friday, Dec. 1. However, he was released from the hospital Tuesday and is now recuperating at home. More...

Wreck on Asbury Road

Anthony Pope wrecked this Chevrolet pickup in a curve on the Asbury Road late Thursday afternoon, Dec. 1. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Grove Hill Cultural Art Center is hosting an Art Class with featured artist, Johnna Bush at Studio 122 on Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. until 12 noon The scheduled Wednesday Art Classes are December, 7, and 14. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Sisters of Strength will have its monthly sisters meeting Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Assembly of God located on the Allen Road near Grove Hill. Catherine Overstreet will bring the message. This will be the Christmas get together. More...

Winter hummingbirds

Rufous species most likely in Clarke Birds ‘ n Stuff

It’s the time of year to get serious about winter hummingbirds. As we discussed, our summer Ruby-throated hummers go south for the winter, usually to Costa Rica. The hummers we see in winter are west coast birds. More...

Indian Ridge hosts Cedar Fork baptism

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church held its regular order of service Sunday, Nov. 20 with members of the Cedar Fork Baptist Church of Suggsville as special guests. More...

Lifestyle

Downtown Stroll and Mobile Symphony in T’ville

Thomasville’s Downtown Stroll will be Friday, Dec. 9 starting at 6 p.m. More...

Thomasville Christmas parade scenes

Parade held Saturday, Dec. 3
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Coffeeville holds Christmas parade

Parade held Saturday, Dec. 3
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Contraband smugglers caught

Sheriff Ray Norris and his jailers at the Clarke County Jail have been aware for sometime that contraband has been finding its way into the facility. They had been finding it but not stopping it. Until Tuesday, that is. More...

Baseball bat murderer gets 30 years in pen

Sylvester Leggett was sentenced Monday to 30 years in a state penitentiary for the murder of Maury Jenkins in 2010. Circuit Judge Gaines McCorquodale imposed the sentence following a sentencing hearing. A jury had found Leggett guilty on Oct. More...

Democrats open qualifying

Husband and wife, Paul and Karen Bradford, to be on same ballot

The Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee met Monday night at the Vivian Gilmore Senior Center in Grove Hill and opened qualifying for the March 13 primaries. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hinson

James Wayne Hinson, 69, of Cullman died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2011 at 3 p.m. at Cullman Regional Medical Center. More...

Autrey

Henry Gerald Autrey Jr., 54, of Thomasville died Dec. 7, 2011 at his residence. He was born April 18, 1957 in Selma. He was a member of the Sunny South Baptist Church. He was a truck driver. More...

Wilson

Delormie Wilson, 89, of Thomasville died Dec. 9, 2011 at Thomasville Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 24, 1922 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. More...

Sports

Jackson brings home title

For a school who’s football history dates back to 1916, the joys of winning a state title had not been felt at Jackson High School. More...

How about a hand for Powell?

Sports Scene

You know, there are times when there is no doubt that I have the greatest job in the world. And then sometimes, I get the chance to watch someone else serve in the greatest occupation ever. More...

Gators shine in AISA all-star game

Three members of the Clarke Prep School football team were a part of the victorious AISA West all-star team as they beat the East 29-6 last Thursday night at Stanley-Jenson Stadium in Prattville. More...

Editorial

Drugs are a plague

Our Opinions

Illicit drugs are a problem everywhere and Clarke County is no exception. More...

Congrats to JA, JHS

The City of Jackson and all of Clarke County can be proud. Jackson football teams brought home state championship tropies this year. First, the Jackson Academy Eagles won the Alabama Indpendent School Association’s Class A state title on Nov. More...

Pearl Harbor RIP

Dec. 7, 1941 was, as President Roosevelt described it, “A day that will live in infamy.” Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the attack by the Japanese on an unsuspecting and unprepared U.S. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 6 include: Acie Lamar Blake, 46, driving under the influence (alcohol), drivers license suspended/revoked, $1,000 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applicationsMichael Shaun Lightsey, to Lucie DowneyMorris; George Edgar White Jr., toMichelle Leigh Newton.Marriage license applications are justthat-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.Property deeds listedNo More...