October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Forestry field day event will tour Turner property in West Bend area

The Clarke County Forestry Planning Committee in cooperation with Regions Bank will be hosting a field day for landowners on the Turner Land and Timber property near the West Bend Community north of Coffeeville on October 17. More...

Learning in a one-room schoolhouse

There is only a handful of one-room and two-room schoolhouses left in Clarke County. One is the Bedsole School in New Prospect, or Mitcham Beat where a former probate judge attended elementary school in the 1940s. Fred L. More...

Peterman Station festival is Nov. 23

Peterman will host the 30th Annual “Peterman Station Arts and Crafts Festival” on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Stewart-Crosby to wed Saturday

Emily Elizabeth Stewart and Seth Henson Crosby will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. at Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, Tenn. Miss Stewart is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Kurowski and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Shepherd-Johnson to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Shepherd of Coffeeville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tara Shepherd to Terry Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronney Johnson of Gilbertown. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Schools’ career tech programs partnering with local businesses

The Career Technical Departments from both Clarke County Schools and Thomasville City Schools are partnering this year with a joint Advisory Council filled with leaders from all over the county. Members of the committee met Sept. More...

Memorial recognizes Lance Horner’s heroism

Monument unveiled for conservation officer

It was an idyllic setting with the leaves starting to turn and fall and the Tombigbee River glasslike serene in the background. It was a bit warm but there was that feeling of fall in the air. More...

Some federal offices, parks closed due to U.S. gov’t shutdown

The current U.S. government shutdown is having different affects on different federal programs.  The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service office in Grove Hill posted a sign Tuesday that the office is closed due to the U.S. More...

Allen-Paul to wed Nov. 2 in T’ville

Donald and Carol Allen of Scyrene announce the engagement of their daughter, Corrie Laine Allen, to Jacob Dennis Paul, son of Teddy and Audra Paul of Grove Hill. More...

Household Tips

 “To freshen the color of carpets (and destroy moth larvae or flea eggs), liberally sprinkle salt on them before vacuuming. I use a cleaned-out Parmesan cheese container for this. It works very well.” — J.K. More...