September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial to remember Conservation’s Horner

A marker memorializing Alabama Conservation Office James Lansford “Lance” Horner Jr. will be unveiled at the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ Service Park Thursday morning, Sept. 26. The brief program will be at 10 a.m. More...

DeWitt had bird’s eye view of Vietnam War

Vietnam Memorial “Moving Wall” coming to Jackson

“As a helicopter pilot, to be shot at on a daily basis, it was not uncommon to come back with bullet holes in the helicopter,” he said. More...

Runoff is slated Nov. 5

Congressman Jo Bonner, R-Mobile resigned in August, settting up a special election cycle to fill the vacancy. There will be a Republican runoff on Nov. 5 between Bradley Byrne and Dean Young. More...

Wreck in front of CPS field

Both drivers were injured Sept. 20 when a 2007 Ford reportedly rear ended a 2005 Chevrolet pickup on Highway 43 near the Clarke Prep football stadium south of Grove Hill. More...

Special Sections

Community

Alabama author to visit Grove Hill library

Geri Ellzey Craig of Montgomery, author of the novel, “The Hidey Hole,” will visit the Grove Hill Public Library at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 3 at the Public Library. More...

Brooks Chevrolet renovations coming along

Work has been underway on the renovated Brooks Chevrolet quarters in Thomasville for several months but in the past few weeks the shape of the new quarters is finally starting to show. More...

HERE’S A TIP!

 Remove scuff marks from hard-surface floors (wood, linoleum, tile) with a clean tennis ball. If your floor has many scuffs, you can poke a hole in the tennis ball and insert it on the top of your broom handle. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Vivian Gilmore Senior Center. The event is free for two representatives from each chamber membership. More...

Church News

Church News

St. John Baptist Church of Gainestown will end its revival Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The evangelist for the week will be Rev. Lonnie Moore, pastor of the Union Baptist Church of Wagarville. Carol T. Jackson is the secretary. Rev. More...

Indian Ridge Baptist

Wiley Mae Boykin celebrates 96 years

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church began its regular order of service on Sunday, Sept. 8 with Pastor Lynum bringing a very spiritual sermon. On Sunday, Sept. 8, Doris Burroughs celebrated her birthday by having a birthday party at her home. More...

Lifestyle

Couple celebrates 25 years

Ministers Mark and Marie Williams of Whatley will be celebrating their 25th anniversary Friday, Sept. 27. They give all honor and glory to God Almighty for these wonderful years. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 17-24 include: Rosa R. Clarke, 50, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $434.72 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Theft of lost property was reported Sept. 16 at 1200 block of College Ave. A wallet with ID’s and credit cards was stolen. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications LaBrandon Lamar Powe, to Teresa Yvonne Westbrook. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Sept. 12-18 Roy W. More...

Region to lose 21,000 by 2040

Significant population loss projected

What if Thomasville suddenly collapsed into a sinkhole, taking its 4,209 citizens with it? Or maybe most of Monroe County’s 23,000 people suddenly vanished, like in the Left Behind books? Impossible you say? Maybe. Maybe not. More...

Alabama, selected counties’ population 1930-2010; projections to 2040

Net change % 1930 1940 1950 1960 More...

Byrne, Young in runoff

Bradley Byrne led the balloting in Clarke County and across the First Congressional District in Tuesday’s Republican primary. Byrne received 18,090 votes districtwide, or 35%. Dean Young was second with 12,011 votes, or 23%. More...

Gov. Bentley to visit Grove Hill

Gov. Robert Bentley is bringing his “Road to Economic Recovery” tour to Grove Hill Tuesday, ct. 1 where he will meet with local business leaders and tour a local industry. More...

First Congressional District Primary, Sept. 26, 2013

REPUBLICAN PRIMARY Bradley Daniel Chad Wells Quin Jesica Sharon David Dean Byrne Dyas Fincher Griffith Hillyer James Powe Thornton Young JacksonCityHall 601020001 More...

Opinions differ on condition of unpaved Pleasant Hill Road

Two different descriptions of one county dirt road were heard Monday and Tuesday at meetings of the Clarke County Commission. More...

Storm downs trees, power lines

Severe thunderstorms caused damage Tuesday afternoon in a large area of Clarke County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McKinley - Free Access

Goldie Faye McKinley, 79, of Thomasville died Sept. 21, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Silver Hill. She was born April 12, 1934 in Decatur. She was a member of the Thomasville Church of God. She was a homemaker. More...

Driskell

Ella Kling Driskell, 85, of Jackson died Aug. 6, 2013 in Mobile. She was born Oct. 17, 1927. She was a homemaker caring for her loving family. More...

Estes

Wylie Lee Estes, 56, of Coffeeville died Sept. 14, 2013. He was born Nov. 12, 1956. He was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. He was an electrician with Flint Construction. More...

Sports

CPS Gators blank JA Eagles

The Clarke Prep Gators used a stingy defense and a big special teams play to bring home a 37-0 win over county rival Jackson Academy last Friday night at Hamilton Field. More...

CCHS Bulldogs let chances slip away

Missed opportunities is probably the best way to describe the 8-6 loss Clarke County suffered to Hillcrest Evergreen last Friday night in a key region game. More...

Sports Scene

Carson politics for her team

Sometimes it’s very hard to do my job the right way and to make even my daughters…or one daughter…happy. Carson: Daddy…. I am mad at you. Me: Why is that favorite 16- year-old daughter of mine? More...

Editorial

Get a taller pole

Several weeks ago we wrote about the flag pole situation at the intersection of Jackson Street and Main Street. The threepole setup was part of the Main Street renovation. More...

Political Cartoon

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Inside the Statehouse

Politicians follow the money

During the summer Alabama had a rash of major political figures step down from office in the middle of their elected terms. More...

Schools

Open House at Jackson High School

Open House was held Sept. 12 at Jackson High School. Parents were able to come and pick up student progress reports, and parents and students spoke with teachers in their classrooms. More...

Chaney entertains seventh graders

On Aug. 29, Mrs. Bush’s reading class enjoyed hosting a guest speaker. Bob Chaney entertained students with his acoustic guitar. More...

Get to know the new teachers

WHMS is excited to introduce you to three new teachers who will be an asset to Wilson Hall Middle School, this year and in years to come. One has been here before, then moved to Grove Hill Elementary, and is now coming back home to us (Mrs. Dotson). More...