January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Who was the first U.S. president to die while holding office?

1. ENTERTAINERS: What did standup comedian Phyllis Diller call her husband?  2. HISTORY: The ancient Inca empire was centered in which South American country?  3. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What kind of creature is a newt?  4. More...

Beauty pageant proceeds to benefit animal shelter

A beauty pageant fundraiser for the proposed county animal shelter will be held at 6 p.m. on Jan. More...

Black artists sought for recognition

The Grove Hill Arts Council solicits works by local and regional artists to participate in the “Black History Month” Celebration at the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center.  A community reception will be held in the Gallery on Thursday, More...

Turn down water heater's temperature to save money

“Turn down the maximum temperature on your family’s water heater.  You will do two things: One is to avoid accidental scalding, which is especially important if you have young children or seniors in your house.  The other is to More...

Now here's a tip!

 Before you use your grater to grate cheese, give it a quick shot of nonstick spray. It will keep the cheese from gunking up in the grate. More...

THE CIVIL WAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

Freezing temps, flooded rivers plagued Clarke County residents along with war in January 1864

Chronicling the Civil War of 150 years ago from the pages of The Journal* of the 1860s.  The Clarke CountyDemocrat was renamed The Clarke County Journal during the war. Cannon illustration from the papers of the 1860s. More...

3 vehicles damaged in collision at 84 intersection but no one hurt

Miraculously, no one was injured Tuesday afternoon in the collision of a Kenworth log truck, a Peterbilt tractor-trailer and a Ford F-150 truck on Highway 84 at Winn Road east of Coffeeville. More...

ASCC nursing grads recognized

Seventeen graduates were honored at Alabama Southern Community College’s Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Dec. 19 in the Alabama Tombigbee Conference Center on Alabama Southern’s Thomasville campus.  More...

Cozy Ann Arbor has bright open spaces

A welcoming front porch wraps across the front and around the side of this charming country home plan. Inside, the vaulted entry opens into a spacious, bayed living room. More...

Create a fully loaded laundry room

Today’s technology makes those pesky tasks of washing, drying and folding your beloved garments easier than ever before. More...