July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wilson seeks reelection to GH council

Earl Wilson is seeking reelection to the District 4 seat on the Grove Hill Town Council. He has been on the council for two terms. The Suggsville native said, “I have resided in Grove Hill for 55 years. More...

GH firemen help free man from wrecked truck Sunday

Grove Hill firefighters were called out Sunday evening to use their extraction tools to free a man from his wrecked pickup on the Old Line Road, County Route 35. More...

Grove Hill chamber meet, candidates’ forum is Aug. 2

A forum for Grove Hill municipal candidates will be held in conjunction with the annual Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday, Aug. 2 in the fellowship hall of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. There will be refreshments at 6 p.m. More...

Lewis Pest Control converts service trucks to propane

Lewis Pest Control in Alabama expects to save more than $16,000 in fuel costs and displace approximately 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually with eight propane autogas trucks. More...

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Community

Dr. McDonald awarded

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public, is pleased to announce that Leanne Littlepage McDonald, DMD, M More...

Group donates book to Jackson library

The White Smith Memorial Library is the recipient of the book: 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. The book was donated by the Alabama Forest Owners’ Association. More...

DAMN YANKEES

Popular play coming to T’ville; 1950s ‘Thomasville Ramblers’ to be honored at Sunday’s reception

The Arts Council of Thomasville’s Rambling Rose Players and the Flying Bricks Musicians will present “Damn Yankees” Friday, July 27, Sunday, July 29, Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Art Classes at Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center Sketching by Beverly Valladores, Saturdays, July 21st and Saturday, July 28th from 9-11 a.m. with a fee of $30 a person, four student minimum with 12 student maximum. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church #2 of Jackson will hold a music workshop Thursday, July 19 and Friday, July 20, youth session at 4:45 until 6:45 p.m. Adult session, 7 until 9 p.m. Registration fee is $5 for youth and $10 for adults. More...

Mission trip to Africa

Grove Hill’s Ed Hinson part of a team that goes to preach in Kilgoris, Kenya

Ed Hinson of Grove Hill recently took part in a missionary trip and crusade to Kenya, Africa. Hinson is a member of the Magnolia Assembly of God in Helwestern and said he has felt the call to minister to others. More...

What did Noah do after the flood?

1. Is the book of Malachi in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Song of Solomon 1, what does the Shulamite say the rafters to her house are made of? Cedar, Fir, Sackcloth, Vines 3. Who wrote a letter to Felix concerning Paul? More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 10-17 include: Don Leon Moore, 51, two counts non-child support, $1,200 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Michael Jawad Waters Sr., to Sherri Yolanda Chapman. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Hicks - Free Access

William Lamar Hicks, 80, of Dickinson died July 18, 2012 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.He was born May 7, 1932. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church of Scyrene. More...

Most mayors and council members dodge opposition

Qualifying ends; races slated Aug. 28

Two mayoral races out of the five Clarke County municipalities are slated for the upcoming Aug. 28 elections following the close of qualifying Tuesday. More...

After long delay, TDS says work started on Internet upgrades for Grove Hill

A nearly $4 million project to upgrade broadband Internet services for TDS customers in Grove Hill was first announced in early 2010. It has been over two and a half years but TDS said in a news release Monday that construction has started. More...

School board splits 3-2 on JHS teacher hires

The Clarke County Board of Education most often approves personnel items— hirings, transfers, retirements, etc.—by a unanimous vote. More...

Repaving at Grove Hill Baptist

Grove Hill Baptist Church is repaving the parking lot of the fellowship hall. Southern Paving is doing the work and crews were busy Tuesday morning. More...

Traffic striping for downtown project and around monument OK’d

Main Street and around the courthouse in the revitalized downtown area will receive traffic striping, as the Grove Hill Town Council approved the lone bid Monday evening. Ozark Striping bid $8,535. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nelson - Free Access

Pamela Diane Knight Nelson, 53, of Grove Hill died July 22, 2012 at her residence.She was born July 26, 1958. She was a native of Fayette. She was a member of Livingston Baptist Church, People First and Civitan Club. More...

Wiggins - Free Access

Jim Alton Wiggins, 76, of Grove Hill died July 22, 2012 at his residence.He was born Oct. 12, 1936. He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a charter member of Tompkins Baptist Church. More...

Thames

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Sports

CPS cheerleaders take honors

CPS JV cheerleaders are camp champs

Clarke Prep School junior varsity cheerleaders placed first in extreme routine, first place in cheer, camp champs in medium division. More...

CPS varsity girls named All-American, AISA All-Stars

The members of the 2012-2013 Clarke Prep School varsity cheerleaders recently went to cheer camp at Huntingdon College in Montgomery. More...

GH Dixie Majors end all-star run

The Grove Hill Dixie Majors 11 & 12-year-old allstars saw their run to the state tourney come to an end in Montgomery last week as they lost 8-4 to Munford in an elimination game. More...

Editorial

High court sides with phony heroes

I imagine the phonies and wannabes are chuckling up their sleeves right now. No longer do they have to worry (if they ever did) about getting caught lying about their alleged military service or medals earned. More...

Political Cartoon

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Help our young people get jobs

We read with interest this week of Mobile County’s public high schools’ new focus on specific career “academies” for their students. More...

Schools

School board puts $90,000 price on CHS

The Clarke County Board of Education passed a resolution at its July 12 meeting to offer the old Coffeeville High School and its 20- acre site to the town of Coffeeville for $90,000. More...

Sheffield makes AU dean’s list

Auburn University at Montgomery revealed the students who made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester, including Mallan Sheffield, who is majoring in Biology and made the Dean’s List for the School of Sciences. More...