February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunter OK after accidentally shooting himself in leg

A hunter accidentally shot himself in his leg as he climbed down out of a tree stand last Thursday, Jan. 16, as a storm system started to sweep through the area. More...

Clarke County Candidates 2012

Former commissioner seeks return to old seat

Former Clarke County Commissioner Joe Hunt wants his District 4 seat back. Hunt served from 2004 to 2008 when he was defeated by current Commissioner Tyrone Moye. More...

Special Sections

Community

Spinal Cord Research Bill

About 25 people gathered at the University of South Alabama’s Moulton Tower Monday, Jan. More...

Jackson Police Report

An elderly couple was injured at their Walker Springs Road residence, Friday, Jan. 27, after being knocked down by their vehicle. More...

Isabella Grace Casteel

Buddy and Daphne Casteel of Thomasville announce the arrival of their daughter, Isabella Grace Casteel, born Dec. 14, 2011 at 7:13 p.m. at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed seven lbs. and 3 ozs. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Regional Child Advocacy Center, Inc. is holding its 5th annual “Honor Thy Children” Dinner & Auction fundraiser, February 4 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House, in Jackson. More...

Church News

Church Events

Whatley Assembly of God will have a concert Saturday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. featuring Broken Vessels (Scott and Lisa Roberts) from Chatom. For more information call 217-649-6433. St. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

President Obama not a raving radical

President Obama is often painted as a raving, socialist radical intent on destroying the United States. More...

Our groundhog

February 2nd is Groundhog Day but it is mostly observed up north in that hard to spell town of Punxsutawney, Penn. where the Chamber of Commerce has turned it into a big publicity and money making event. More...

Teachers of the Year

Clarke County’s Teachers of the Years were recognized at the Clarke County Board of Education meeting last Thursday at Jackson High School. More...

Clarke United Way looking for $4,000 to complete campaign

The Clarke County United Way is about $4,000 short of its goal for the 2011 campaign. More...

Independent candidates?

While qualifying has ended for the major political parties for this year’s elected offices’ contests, an independent candidate can still qualify and get on the November General Election ballot and at least one Clarke Countian is in the pr More...

Clarke County Candidates 2012

Rex Knight GOP candidate for District 5 Commission

Rex Knight is making his first run for political office, running as a Republican for the District 5 seat on the Clarke County Commission. He will be on the ballot in the Nov. 6 General Election. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Holloway

Hugh Winston Holloway, 51, of Ft. Meyers, Fla. died Jan. 31, 2012. He was a native of Grove Hill. He was a construction worker. More...

Daniels

Carrie Whatley Daniels, 94, of Jackson died Feb. 4, 2012 in Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born March 2, 1917. She was a native of Brundidge. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. More...

Mullins

Maxine Diann Mullins, 61, of Grove Hill died Feb. 2, 2012 at her residence. She was born Feb. 9, 1950. She was a native of Sunny South. She was a member of the Asbury Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, (VFW). More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs beat JHS

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs completed the season sweep over the Jackson High Lady Aggies with a 68-39 win Saturday night on the road. More...

Bulldogs fall to Aggies

The top-ranked 3A Clarke County Bulldogs lost 68-64 to the Jackson Aggies Saturday night on the road. Jackson hit 18-of-20 free throws while the Bulldogs only made 14-of-26 from the charity stripe. More...

Travel team looking for softball players

U12 Hot Stuff, a fully sponsored traveling softball team, is looking for hardworking girls, 12 and under, that are dedicated to softball to fill last spots for this year’s season, which is Feb.-May. More...

Records

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Royce Horton, to Ida Elane Powell; John Edward Williams, to Sheryl Evonne Portis; Joseph Franklin Kearley, to Rachel Lynn Copeland; John Alfred Tucker, to Summoris Walton Craig. Property deeds listed Jan. 18-25 J. More...

Schools

Clarke Teachers of Year recognized at school board’s Jan. 26 meeting

Two Grove Hill teachers were recognized as Clarke County’s Teachers of the Year at the Clarke County Board of Education meeting on Jan. 26. More...

WHMS Honor Roll correction

Reagan Roberts’ name was omitted from the Wil son Hall Middle School’s honor roll. She made all As. More...

Clarke Prep’s lunch menu

Clarke Preparatory School’s menu for the week of Feb. 6-Feb. 10 includes: Monday, Feb. 6-Broccoli and cheese soup, grilled cheese, dessert. Tuesday, Feb. 7-Salisbury steak, rice and gravy, string beans, dessert. Wednesday, Feb. More...