November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

T’ville child killed in boating mishap

A Veteran’s Day boating accident near Roland Cooper Park claimed the life of sixyear old Cayden Nall Monday afternoon. The accident also left his grandfather, Ricky Hudson, with multiple injuries. More...

Men charged in separate C’ville, Whatley burglaries

On Oct. 26, Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Anthony Hinson and Mitch White responded to a complaint at Jim Baugh Road in Coffeeville in regards to a burglary. More...

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Community

TMS Robotics Team

The Robotics Team at Thomasville Middle School gave a demonstration of their recent project Nov. 6 at the annual Breakfast with Mayor Sheldon Day program at Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Assistance with health insurance

Tombigbee Healthcare Authority Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Program can assist you in applying for affordable healthcare insurance. More...

Delta Regional Authority grants aid Golden Dragon and others

A series of grants announced last week by Gov. Robert Bentley and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will help create jobs and improve economic conditions in Alabama’s Black Belt Region. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Grove Hill Civitan Club presents the Citizen of the Year Celebration honoring Rev.W. T. Lesueur at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Grove Hill Senior Center. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational type singing Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to come and join. Bro. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

Editorial

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Editor’s Notes

Thanksgiving holiday being squeezed out

A couple of more weeks and it will be Thanksgiving. I’m afraid, though, that Thanksgiving is going the way of the dinosaur. We seem to go straight from Halloween— which gets much more play than Thanksgiving—to the Christmas season. More...

Gone South

Unique Alabama vet

The Veterans Day just passed led me to thoughts about Emmett Kilpatrick. Who? Emmett Kilpatrick. He was one of those Wilcox County Kilpatricks, and if that is not enough to identify him then you ain’t from down there, so what does it matter? More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Fraudulent use of a credit card was reported Nov. 1 at Wind Rush Apartments. Property damage was reported Nov. 1 at Pick n Sav. A vehicle door was damaged. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applicationsJoshua Lee Winslow, to Pamela AthenaHoven.Timothy Darren McMillan, to Teresa AnnSkinner.John Kerry Shiver, to Meagan Lynn Rowelett. Alvin Nelson McCreary, to MarkeeshaDenise Moore.Marriage license applications are just More...

Shepherd - Free Access

Golden D. Shepherd, 97, of Coffeeville died nov. 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born Jan. 30, 1916. More...

ABC agent pleas guilty to theft

An officer of the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABC) pleaded guilty to seven counts of third degree theft in Clarke County Circuit Court last week. More...

T’ville mayor predicts new hospital in 2 years

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day announced Nov. 6 that a new hospital should be completed in the city within two years. The mayor spoke at his annual breakfast program at the Thomasville campus of Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hicks - Free Access

Connie Joe Hicks Sr., 71, of Pine Hill died Nov. 14, 2013 at his residence.He was born Aug. 23, 1942 in Pine Hill. He was a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era. More...

Morgan - Free Access

Dell Ouida Morgan, 71, of Thomasville died Nov. 15, 2013 at her son’s home in Thomasville.She was born Dec. 12, 1941 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Chilton Baptist Church. More...

Nall - Free Access

Cayden Scott Nall, 6, of Thomasville died Nov. More...

Sports

Gators roll into semi’s

The Clarke Prep School Gators fought off an early attack from Autauga Academy and rolled to a 52-27 road playoff win this past Friday night. “It was back and forth for a while,” Head Coach Billy Hamilton said. More...

Aggies plow under Rattlers

The Jackson Aggies continued their winning ways Friday night at Legion Field with a 50-20 over the LeFlore Rattlers in the first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s playoffs. More...

Softball camp Nov. 24 in Tville

There will be a basic softball skills, defense and hitting camp, on Sunday, November 24 at Thomasville Park. The camp will run from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and is for girls age 10 and up. The cost will be $30. More...

Lifestyle

Odom-Lewis to wed Nov. 29 in Fairhope

Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Odom of St. Stephens announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Catherine Grace, to Brandon Richard Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Lewis of Daphne. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Margie G. More...

Shields-Hunter to marry Saturday in Louisville, KY

Kayla Amanda Shields and Christopher David Hunter will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky. A reception will follow at 7:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza. More...

Mr., Mrs. Jolley celebrate 50th wedding anniversary in Locust Fork recently

A large number of family and friends gathered recently at Locust Fork Baptist Church in Locust Fork, Ala. to recognize Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jolley on their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 2, 1963 in Grove Hill. Mrs. More...

Schools

Turkey Dinner set for Nov. 19

CPS is so proud of the hard work of the middle school students. The school has purchased new laptops and e-beam technology for the middle school classrooms. A big "Thank You" to all those that gave donations to make this possible. More...

Spelling Bee held at CPS

Clarke Prep School recently held the annual spelling bee for grades 4-8. Winners from these classes are (seated l-r) JoLee Tucker (seventh grade) and Manju Acharya (fourth grade). More...

Leibold honored with award

Abbey Leibold Abbey Leibold recently received two honors for her outstanding volunteer service in the community. More...