February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Midway residents’ help leads to arrest of burglary suspects

The quick response of neighbors helped lead to the arrest of two burglary suspects in the Midway community last week. Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Investigator Ron Baggette explained that on Wednesday, Feb. More...

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Thank You

Thanks for the many many prayers, phone calls, visits, flowers and other acts of kindness shown while I was in the hospital last week; each one was special and dear to my heart. A special Thank You to Dr. Fagbongbe, Dr. Dozier, Dr. More...

JPD officer injured

A Jackson police officer was injured Feb. 5 when he and two other officers attempted to arrest a Jackson man for disorderly conduct at Jackson Medical Center (JMC). More...

Fulton gets Grove Hill’s old street sweeper for a bargain

If the town of Fulton can fix an old street sweeper it is getting from the town of Grove Hill, they will have gotten a bargain. The Grove Hill council voted Monday night to convey the old Tennant sweeper to Fulton for $10. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Chapter of Alabama Democratic Committee will have its monthly meeting Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. Tyrone Moye is the chairman. More...

Community Foundation offers grants to help communities

The Community Foundation of South Alabama has announced the availability of grants for programs that advance the work of creating just and equitable communities. More...

Church News

Church News

Heritage Church of God of Gilbertown will present Karen Peck and New River in concert Friday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. There will be a $10 donation at the door. For more information call 251-843-5300 or 205-457- 2536. More...

Records

CLARKE ARRESTS

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 7 include: Denisha Jamerian Harris, 22, two counts probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Andre Tremaine Jones, to Latoria Shaday Williams. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Schools

Clarke Prep’s lunch menu for Feb. 13-17

Clarke Preparatory School’s menu for the week of Feb. 13-17 includes: Monday, Feb. 13-Popcorn chicken, cornnuggets, baked beans anddessert.Tuesday, Feb. 14-HotPockets or BBQ sandwich,tater tots, dessert. More...

Stolen T’ville 4-wheelers found in Rockville

The investigation of a stolen tractor produced leads that led to the arrest of a Thomasville man in connection with the theft of several four-wheelers from residences in and around Thomasville. More...

Martins are back!

The Democrat had just had a story about how purple martins herald the arrival of spring last week when the phone rang with a report of the first area sighting of the season. More...

Downtown project taking shape

Work continues on the downtown revitalization project in Grove Hill. The streetscape is starting to take shape as islands and sidewalks have been laid out. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barbaree

Warrene Bolen Barbaree, 88, of Jackson died Feb. 10, 2012 at Jackson Medical Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Garden Club of Alabama, W.M.U. and served for years on the Vanity Fair Park Committee. More...

Bailey

Vivian Roberta Bailey, 73, of Thomasville died Feb. 11, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Dec. 20, 1938 in Demopolis. She was a member of Dickinson Baptist Church. More...

Henderson

John Henderson Jr., 83, of Grove Hill died Feb. 12, 2012. He was born June 10, 1928. He was a native of Whatley. He was a member of the Horeb Baptist Church. He was a United States Veteran serving during World War II. More...

Sports

CCHS storms into area tournament

Lady Bulldogs down T’ville The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs closed out the regular season by beating the Lady Tigers of Thomasville 42- 29 last Friday night in Thomasville. More...

Hoops season ends for CPS squads

The season came to an end for the Clarke Prep School Gators last Thursday as they lost 51-15 to Patrician in the Regionals in Grove Hill. Carson Orwig and Ty Ackerman each had four points. More...

1,000 point Bulldogs

Jamal Harris, left, and Corderrio Hasewood were honored before the Southern Choctaw game Tuesday night as both have scored over 1,000 points in their high school career. More...

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Black History Month and Tom Brown

February is Black History Month and a special time to recognize black Americans both past and present who have accomplished much and contributed much. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Good and bad of earmarking

The 2012 Regular Session of the Legislature begins this week. The Republican majority House and Senate produced a prolific amount of conservative legislation in their inaugural session of the quadrennium last year. More...