April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Hortons have daughter

Mr. and Mrs. Brett (nee Amanda Cham- pion) Horton of Fairhope announce the arrival of their daughter Tessa Briley, born April 11, 2012 at 12:04 a.m. at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. Briley weighed eight lbs., five ozs. and measured 21 inches. More...

Where is the RV Capital of the World?

 It was beloved American humorist Will Rogers who made the following sage observation: “You can’t say civilization don’t advance, for in every war they kill you a new way.”  Elkhart, Ind., has the dubious distinction of bein More...

Model of old CCHS to be at Old Timers Reunion

Jack Garande of Birmingham, a Clarke County High School graduate of 1962, has built a scale model of the school as it was circa 1960 prior to the burning of the old Sage Auditorium. More...

Clarke’s Distinguished Young Women program Saturday in T’ville Civic Center

The Clarke County Distinguished Young Women’s program 2013 program will be held Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. The program was formerly called America’s Junior Miss. More...

Wilson-Mahoney to marry May 27 in Chattanooga

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harwell Wilson of Saraland announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Candace Leanne Wilson of Ringgold, Georgia, to Caleb Michael Mahoney, son of Mike and Kelley Mahoney, all of Rocky Face, Georgia. More...

Long ago, Swastika wasn’t bad

Q: I recently found a coin that celebrated the Chicago World’s Fair of 1933. The design includes what appears to be a Nazi swastika, odd for such a coin. Can you explain why this would have been used to promote an American event? More...

Decorating CSA graves

Monday was Confederate Memorial Day and members of the Pvt. More...

Here's a tip

frozen and go right from the freezer to the oven. This way, she has many meals to grab in the first few sleepless weeks.” — E.S. in Mississippi More...

‘For the Love of Art’

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Cards of Thanks

The family of Derrell Jones would like to express their appreciation for the many kindnesses shown during his extended illness and death. A very special thanks to Rusty Gates and Vickie Smith with Asera I Care Hospice. Also, thanks to Dr. More...

Reading paper pays

Suzanne Cox and Beth McLean of The Clarke County Democrat present Donna Champion of Grove Hill with a $50 check for reading the newspaper. More...

Lawmen, others to have prayer luncheon

A dutch-treat prayer luncheon will be held at Nolascco’s in Jackson at noon Thursday, May 3. More...

Remembering Dr. Margaret Henry

A portrait of a longtime Thomasville physician was recently presented to Diane Gatlin, director of the Thomasville Health Care & Rehabilitation Center and board members. The portrait of the late Margaret Lee Henry, M. More...

New amphitheater for M’ville’s ‘Mockingbird’

Funded through Georgia-Pacific donation, new space named for retired probate judge

The annual production of To Kill a Mockingbird has a new home here thanks to the generosity of a local employer. More...

Nicholas-Vick will wed June 9 in Mississippi church

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Nicholas of Preston, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Nicholas, to Hunter Vick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Vick of Thomasville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

UWA SGA officers

Newly elected UWA Student Government Association officers include, from left, Nicholas Finch, vice president; Keonna Echols, business manager; Hannah Riley, president; and Hayley Taylor, secretary. More...

Baugh-Parker to wed Saturday in local church

Jodi Elizabeth Baugh and Jonathan Elliott Parker will exchange marriage vows Saturday, April 28 at 3 p.m. at Asbury Baptist Church in Grove Hill. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Miss Baugh is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Scott Wilson and his mother, Jean Butts, working together on a book of recipes and more

Grove Hill native Scott Wilson has authored several cookbooks over his 30-year career in the food business but the one he’s working on now may be the most unusual— and the dearest to his heart. More...

Historical Society to meet with Confederate group for memorial service Sunday

The monthly meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society will be conducted in conjunction with the Pvt. James C. Anderson Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp on Sunday, April 29, 2:30 p.m. at New Prospect Cemetery near Coffeeville. More...

Grove Hill’s Thompson named to Alabama Forestry Commission

The two newest appointments by Governor Robert Bentley to the Alabama Forestry Commission recently began their five-year terms. Tommy E. D. Thompson of Grove Hill and Dr. Salem Saloom of Brewton recently attended their second Commission meeting. More...

Poetry at ASCC

Xavier Lofton, award winning guest poet at Alabama Southern, captured the audience’s attention reciting his autobiographical poems, Tuesday, April 17 at Thomasville Campus’ celebration of poetry, “Through Poetic Eyes.” More...