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Chickasaw attack victim dies Saturday; was uncle of local druggist

An elderly Chickasaw man, severely beaten in a burglary in his home Jan. 27, died Saturday at USA Medical Center in Mobile. More...

Despite the rain, work goes on

Separate crews worked doggedly on through fog and a light rain Monday on resurfacing Jackson Street through Grove Hill and on sidewalk repairs and upgrades. More...

Improvements should begin shortly on Berry’s Chapel Road

The following items were addressed at a brief meeting Tuesday of the Clarke County Commission:  An estimate of approximately $46,602.50 from Pine City Contracting was approved for road improvements (repairs and resurfacing) on 700 feet of Berry&rsq More...

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Community

RV burns

The Jackson Fire Department responded Feb. 6 to a morning fire in an RV next to a residence on Twin Oaks Lane off Zimco Road. More...

Clarke cattlemen meet

Charles Reeves, vice president Sammy Fendley, president George Clark, directors Stacey Dunagan and Chip Harrigan. Rear: directors John Harrison, Mike Ledkins, Earl King, Alan Moseley, Billy Reeves and Ray Clark. More...

DAR to mark grave of longtime member

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites everyone to attend the grave marking ceremony of Tommie Dee Bradford Kennedy Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Lawn Cemetery, located at 20334 Hwy. More...

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Clarke County Department of Human Resources Board of Director’s Meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend. More...

Church News

Black History Month recognized

A Black History Month celebration was held Feb. 6 in the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center’s gallery. Live music was provided by the Springfield A.M.E. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational singing Saturday, Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to come and join. Bro. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

Records

Jackson and T’ville Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: More...

Clarke Records

Property deeds listed Dated Jan. 31-Feb. 5 Hardie B. Kimbrough, to The City of Thomasville, Alabama. The City of Thomasville, Alabama, to Elizabeth Ann Kimbrough. Henry Jackson, to Judy C. Webb. Lorenza London, to Julius London. More...

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 3- 10 include: Alfred Jackson Middleton, 79, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, menacing, $1,500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Schools

CPS honor roll students named

Clarke Preparatory School has released its honor rolls for the second nine-week period: All A’s First GradeLizzie AlfordMax AndersonMolli BlaylockSarah BradfordRose BrunsonJames Craig ButtsBailey Grace HensonLakelyn OverstreetRay RushLuke Shann More...

Band members honored

CPS Honor Band participants Abbey Leibold and Jordan Dozier were recently recognized for achievement. More...

Walker awarded

Lillie Walker was awarded the DAR Good Citizenship Award during chapel on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Lillie is a senior at Clarke Prep School and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Spence Walker. More...

Sen. Keahey ‘not ready to close the door’

Marc Keahey has qualified for re-election to the District 22 State Senate seat. His decision to run came as a surprise to many who had expected him not to run. More...

License and revenue officials get by with no election opponents

As the old saying goes, Linda Goodman and Terry Norris must be paying the preacher. Or maybe they are just real lucky. More...

Politics 2014

Norris candidate for coroner’s post

Tyler Norris has qualified as a Republican candidate for Clarke County coroner. He has no opposition in the June 3 primary and neither does incumbent Mitch Finney, a Democrat. They will compete for the office in the Nov. 4 general election. More...

Arrests made in 4-wheeler thefts

Lawmen have recovered two stolen four-wheelers in recent days. Sheriff Ray Norris said his department was able to make an arrest on a fourwheeler theft that occurred around Jan. 2. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edwards - Free Access

Carl Jerald “Jerry” Edwards, 73, of Thomasville died Feb. 10, 2014 at his residence. More...

Mott - Free Access

Roy LaVerne Mott Sr., 91, of Fulton died Feb. 12, 2014 at William F Green State Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 7, 1922 in Fulton. He was a retired teacher at Hobson State Technical College. More...

Norwood

Irene Bettis Norwood departed this life Feb. 4, 2014 at the Jackson Health Care Facility. She was born June 19, 1938 to the late Lufus and Phyllis Sullivan Bettis. At an early age, she united with the Big John Baptist Church in Malcolm. More...

Sports

Bulldogs knock off Atmore

The Clarke County High Bulldogs continued their improbable run through the area tournament as they knocked off Escambia County 68-65 Monday night in the championship game. More...

CCHS falls to UMS

For only the third time this season the Lady Bulldogs of Clarke County suffered defeat as they lost 35-26 to UMSWright in the finals of the area tournament Saturday afternoon in Grove Hill. More...

Clarke County opens diamond season

For the first time in several seasons there will be a new head baseball coach at Clarke County High, but the new skipper is very familiar with the players on the team he has been tasked to lead. More...

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Big election year but it could have been a lot bigger

This election year isn’t as big as it could have been locally. Only one countywide office is being contested, that of sheriff. Incumbent Sheriff Ray Norris faces Coffeeville Police Chief Mark Leon on the Republican ticket. More...

Gone South

Beware of Valentine’s Day

Many folks, middle-aged men mostly, do not look forward to Valentine’s Day. More...