May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Community

MERCKS ‘GO WEST’

Baptist minister and family leaving Monday for Montana to be missionaries

Rev. Lee Merck, pastor of Grove Hill Baptist Church, and his family, are moving to Montana this month to serve as missionaries for the North American Mission Board. More...

Calhoun receives PhD from University of Ala.

Chantae Marie Calhoun received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction- Science Education from the University of Alabama, Friday, May 4. She is the daughter of Willard and Jean Daffin of Grove Hill. More...

Church Notices

Clarkesville, A.O.H. Church will have its pastor’s Appreciation Day for Elder Lucille V. Henry beginning Friday, May 25 at 7 p.m. Overseer Frank Mitchell, pastor of the A.O.H. Church of God of Jackson will be the speaker. More...

Newsoms to celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Newsom will be honored at a reception Sunday, June 3 on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Hosting the 2 p.m. celebration at Union Baptist Church will be the couple's family. Mr. and Mrs. More...

U.S. veterans share stories with students

Clarke Prep students of Rodger Robison’s conducted interviews with family members and friends

Gary McKinley Interview by: Trey McKinley My name is Gary McKinley. At the age of eighteen, I was drafted into the United States Army where I served for two years. This was during the time of the Vietnam War, and I was an infantry soldier. More...

Clarke County’s HIPPY celebrates 5th anniversary

On May 10, 2012, over 300 HIPPY parents, children, relatives, friends, returning families and supporters gathered at Grove Hill Elementary School for graduation and a celebration of HIPPY’s first five years. More...

North Allen Homemakers share recipes

For many years now, members of the North Allen Homemakers Club have been getting together each spring for an annual lunch and recipe swap. It is a social time for the ladies but also a time to share new recipes learned over the last 12 months. More...

Couple to wed Sunday in Chattanooga

Candace Leanne Wilson of Ringgold, Georgia and Caleb Michael Mahoney of Rocky Face, Georgia will exchange wedding vows Sunday, May 27 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Miss Wilson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harwell of Saraland. Mr. More...

Blankenship-Furrow set to wed in Hoover

Allen Blankenship of Grove Hill and Rita Blankenship of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alison Leigh Blankenship, to Clayton Grant Furrow, son of Kevin and Gail Furrow of Thomasville. More...

A Disney jar is worth how much?

Q: I have a "Lady and the Tramp" Siamese cat cookie jar that was made in 2004. I understand it has increased in value and wonder if you can give me an idea of how much. I seem to remember paying about $25 for it originally. -- Sue, Camden, Ohio More...