June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

GH Council bails out arts council with $5,000

The Grove Hill Town Council agreed Tuesday to give the Grove Hill Arts Council $5,000 to help offset the group’s end-of-theyear operating expenses. More...

Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle Norris in Kapisa province, Afghanistan

KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle Norris, a Grove Hill, Ala., native, is deployed to Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kapisa province. More...

Wade wins Read & Win contest’s $50

Kristina Wade is the winner of this week’s Read and Win Contest. She had a lot of competition. People have been filling up our contest box with entry forms ever since the paper came out last Wednesday. More...

State’s YLC winners both from Clarke

Alabama’s 2012 YLC winners from the same county Nolie Ramsey of Thomas-ville High School for winning the title of Alabama’s Young Leaders Council Delegate. More...

Wreck on 84

Alabama State Troopers are investigating a one vehicle accident that injured a Jackson woman early Tuesday morning. Parphenie B. More...

Grant administrator Janey Galbraith found guilty of fraud charges

Janey Galbraith, a longtime grant writer and administrator who has handled numerous projects for local governments in southwest Alabama, was found guilty by a federal court jury in Mobile last week for defrauding the government and trying to cover it More...

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Community

THE CIVIL WAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

Clarke casualty list was growing in June 1862

June 1862 was hot. Most Junes are hot— either today or 150 years ago. There would be more battles, more fighting and more dying in June 1862. More...

What Where in Grove Hill

We were told it wasn’t fair to run the recent photo contest and then not list the answers. Well, here they are! Can you find them now? More...

Whatleys tour Whatley during annual reunion

The Whatley-Calhoun-Whatley Community reunion, an annual event for the 40th time, was a celebration of “togetherness” on June 2, 2012 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Alabama will have its third annual dinner Thursday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville in the Tombigbee Conference Room. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Evergreen Baptist Church will have VBS commencement night Thursday, June 7 at 6:45 p.m. followed by a hot dog supper. Transportation can be provided by the church. More...

Elam going strong at 178!

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Records

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Justin Ray Gates, to Kimberly Keri Williams; William Dane Butler, to Sarah Larrimore Criswell; Jeremy Gaines Aldridge, to Ann Hicks Tucker; Milton Issac Blanks, to Angelia Marie Johnson; Jessie E. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 29- June 5 include: Derrick Earl Hunt, 37, assault first offense, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

New airport trying to get off ground

Hearing Tuesday for public’s input

Though little public mention has been made recently, progress is still being made towards the creation of a regional airport in Clarke County. The next step in the process is a public hearing Tuesday, June 12, at 4 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. More...

Governor’s ATRIP contribution assures new $7 million bridges

Against a backdrop of log and gravel trucks rumbling across two narrow bridges, Gov. Robert Bentley in Jackson May 31 announced the first project for funding by a new road and bridge improvement project. More...

Clarke County Events

Farmers Market returns The Grove Hill Farmers’ Market returns Thursday, June 7. More...

CWEMC’s Bailey and Wilson serve as AREA board of directors

Stan Wilson of Chatom and Jack Bailey of Wagarville were elected to the Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives’ Board of Directors April 12 during the association’s 65th annual meeting in Montgomery. More...

Rouse to intern with Homeland Security

Alexandria Patrice Rouse, a junior at Tuskegee University majoring in mathematics, has accepted a 10-week internship with the United States Department of Homeland Security under the Obama Administration. More...

Local dentist pleas guilty to fraud charge

Attorney General Luther Strange announced that a Clarke County dentist today pleaded guilty to attempting to file a claim for payment with the Alabama Medicaid Agency for a dental procedure that was not performed. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sheppard

Florence Nadine Sheppard, 76, of Thomasville died June 4, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Feb. 25, 1936 in Vicksburg, Miss. She was a homemaker. More...

Stoudenmire

Ruth Zimmerman Stoudenmier 82, of Pine Hill died June 7, 2012 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 7, 1930 in Cedartown, Georgia. She was a member of the Pine Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Pugh

Jamari Rashard Pugh, 17, of Whatley died May 21, 2012. He was born Sept. 18, 1994. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Whatley. More...

Sports

More All-stars named

Larrimore, Cole Pritchett, Dylan Robertson, John David Skipper, Tanner Smith and Jaylin Wright. They will be coached by Bubba Pritchett, Jason Anderson and David Skipper. 9 & 10-year-old All-Stars Angels All-Stars Coach Pitch All-Stars More...

Sports Scene

I am right where I want to be

I have a lot of friends who work for daily papers around this fine state. The bulk of these folks cover high school sports, just like myself. More...

ASCC offering baseball, hoops camps in June

Lady Eagles Basketball Camp More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Governor Bentley connects with people

Gov. Robert Bentley is a sincere man, geniuenly interested in this state and its people. More...

Ed Bridges a friend to Alabama history

Dr. Ed Bridges is as tall and lean today as he was 30 years ago when he moved from Georgia to become director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. His perpetual smile is there, just as it has always been. More...