October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

GH hospital makes final changes to renovation plans

The administration and hospital board of Grove Hill Memorial Hospital remains committed to the proposed renovation of the facility. Hospital administrator Emily Steadham told an audience Sept. More...

Jackson drug arrests

Two separate arrests were made Oct. 4 by Jackson Police for possession of synthetic marijuana. Kenneth Ethan Allday, 20, of Jackson, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. More...

C’ville woman guilty of fraud

United States Attorney Kenyen R. More...

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Community

Jackson’s Fall Festival set for Saturday, Nov. 2

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the 31st Annual Fall Festival. This year’s festival is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. More...

Prayers for Richie

Friends and family gathered at S.P. Hudson Park last Thursday for a prayer service for Richie Cumlander, who is battling cancer. Organizers asked those who came to bring flashlights and the lights on the ball field were turned off. More...

Grove Hill council considers renovation of old CCHS field at park for Ozone baseball

The Grove Hill Town Council and the local Dixie Youth Baseball Association will work together on renovating the former Clarke County High School baseball field for 11 and 12-year-old “Ozone” Division. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Run For The Arts 5K Race and Fun Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 a.m. starting in front of the Cultural Arts Center. For more information call 251-275- 4278. More...

Church News

Church news

Red Springs Camp meeting 2013 will continue Thursday, Oct. 10 and end Friday, Oct. 11. Youth services will be at 6 p.m. Regular night service will be at 7:30 p.m. with Bro. Brent Markee as the guest. More...

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Dollars & Cents

What are the politicans doing in Washington?

Have the politicians in Washington lost their minds? Are they living in the Land of Oz? These questions are being raised by people across the nation-whether they are Democrats, Republicans, or Independents-and around the world. More...

Gone South

Coaches’ wisdom

Football season is underway. Which means that once again my buddy George over in South Carolina has sent me an e-mail titled “The Wisdom of Football Coaches.” I always look forward to what George sends. More...

Man gets 12 years for enticing child

Petro Deran Pugh, also known as Randy Pugh, of Grove Hill, pleaded guilty to “Enticing a Child for Immoral Purposes” on Monday, Oct. 7 and was sentenced to 12 years in the state penitentiary. More...

Grove Hill’s budget totals $2.55 million for new year

The Grove Hill Town Council approved Monday the fiscal year 2014 budget. Total projected expenditures were $2,556,100.00, and revenues total $2,358,294.00. More...

Commission wants to reallocate funds from County Rd. 2 to Clolinger Road

The Clarke County Commission formally approved a request Tuesday that will be made to the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to alter funding from one county District 4 project to another. More...

Looking good for Fall

Fall is here and it shows it in the decorations on Grove Hill’s streets and at its businesses. This colorful display is at the flag poles on Main Street. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 1-8 include: Egypt Williams, 45, contempt of court, $128 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elliott - Free Access

Eva Mae Harris Elliott, 84, of Center Point died Oct. 5, 2013 around 11 p.m. at Saint Vincent’s East Hospital in Birmingham after complications from a heart attack. More...

Cooper - Free Access

Doris Hildreth Cooper, 91, of Elba died Oct. 7, 2013 in Enterprise surrounded by her family. More...

Chance - Free Access

Gilbert Gary Chance Jr., 77, of Salitpa died Oct. 20, 2013. He was a member of the River Hill Baptist Church. He was a veteran who retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. More...

Sports

Clarke Prep falls to Wilcox

The Clarke Prep School Gators held Wilcox scoreless over three quarters, but two early TDs spelled doom in a 14-0 loss to the Wildcats in Camden. More...

Bulldogs can’t hold on against Andalusia

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs gave unbeaten Andalusia all they could throw at them, but came out on the losing end, 28-20, in a key 4A, Region 1 contest in Grove Hill last Friday. More...

Bow season splits county

Bow season for much of the state of Alabama will start next Tuesday, Oct. 15, unless you live in certain areas. In Southwest Alabama some hunters will get an extra 10 days to hunt into February, but those days will be returned to the state. More...

Records

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Henry Levonia Coker III, to Latoya Latrese Cowan. Justin Trayvon Myles, to Kimberly Renea Campbell. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Domestic situation was reported Sept. 30 at 500 block of Club Wiley Road. Domestic situation was reported Sept. 30 at 200 block of Chesley Ave. More...

Schools

Local artist visits school

Several students in the CPS junior class recently enjoyed a visit from local artist Cat Pope, who worked with the class demostrating various art forms. More...

Eighth graders attend career fair

The eighth grade at Clarke Preparatory School recently attended the Worlds of Opportunity Career Fair in Mobile. More...

Theater company entertains daycare and elementary kids

Students from daycare and elementary were entertained recently by the Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth. The theatre group is based out of Orlando, Fla. and all characters in the play are performed by a husband and wife team. More...