November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Artist of Year Johnna Bush to be honored this Sunday

Grove Hill artist Johnna Bush will be honored as the town’s third “Artist of the Year” by the award’s sponsor, the Grove Hill Public Library, this Sunday.  A reception will be held beginning at 2 p.m. at the library. More...

Citizen of Year honored

Kate Powell Jordan, third from left, was honored as Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Gilmore Senior Center. More...

Special Sections

Community

Two charged with elderly abuse of 95-year-old woman

Two women have been arrested and charged with elderly abuse of a 95-yearold woman, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department reports this week.  On Thursday Nov. More...

School board members start new terms

Barry Chancey (left) and Thamus Douglas (right), incumbent members of the Clarke County Board of Education, were sworn in Nov. 7 by Probate Judge Valerie Bradford Davis (center). More...

Golden Dragon workers vote in union by 1 vote

The movement to form a union at the Golden Dragon copper tube plant in Sunny South was successful by the margin of one vote.  The vote for forming a union was held by secret ballot and the National Labor Relations Board oversaw the voting.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

A Rambling Rose Players production of the musical, “13 Ghosts and Jeffrey,” based on the 1969 book of ghost stories by the late Kathryn Tucker Windham, will be Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. More...

Church News

Church News

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

Lifestyle

Barnes-Baugh exchange vows

Miss Amy Baugh and Mr. Jason Barnes exchanged vows at the celebration of their marriage on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at six o’clock in the evening, at Gaineswood in Demopolis. More...

Sellers-Powell tell plans for January wedding in St. Lucia

Chelsea Hope Sellers of Thomasville is to be married to Jason Dewitt Powell Jr. ( JD) of Grove Hill on Jan. 22, 2015 in St. Lucia, an island off the Bahama Coast.  More...

Dixon son born Oct. 3

Dr. and Mrs. Joshua, (nee Kristen Sherrer) Dixon announce the arrival of a son, Samuel Joshua Dixon, born Oct. 3, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. He weighed eight pounds 13 ounces and measured 20 inches. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

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

Jackson Police Incident Reports

The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   Menacing was reported on Nov. 1 at Murphy Oil.  Domestic harassment was reported on Nov. 3 in the 200 block of St. Elmo Road.  An arrest was made on Nov. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications  Benton Lenard Barnes, to Martha Ann Pitcock.  Lucas Condy Overstreetweeks, to Katelyn Brooke Nelson.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual ma More...

5-year-old accidentally shoots 2-year old brother

A two-year-old child is recovering in the University of South Alabama Women’s and Children’s Hospital after being shot by his five-yearold brother Tuesday afternoon.  Law enforcement officers say the shooting, in Coffeeville, was an More...

Commission votes to clear cut industrial park timber

Clarke County’s two newest commissioners got right down to business after being sworn in Wednesday. More...

Some voters favored write-in candidates over those on ballot

The official candidates printed on the Nov. 4 general election ballot were not the only names to receive votes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bivens - Free Access

Deacon Floyd Bivens, 92, made his transition into eternal life on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at his residence.  More...

McDonald - Free Access

Calvin Coolidge McDonald, 90, of Dickinson died Nov. 12, 2014 at a local hospital. More...

White - Free Access

George Edgar White, 75, of Whatley died Nov. 8, 2014 at his residence.  More...

Sports

Bulldogs slam Choctaws 39-14

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs slammed the door shut early on the Bibb County Choctaws 39-14 last Friday night in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs.  The game was delayed 30 minutes because of an issue with the stadium light More...

CPS holds off Lakeside 31-29

The Clarke Prep School Gators punched their ticket to the Class AA semi-finals with a 31-29 road trip win over the Chiefs of Lakeside School last Friday night.  Clarke Prep scored a pair of touchdowns in the third and fourth quarters and then he More...

Run The River Nov. 29

The Tombigbee Running Club will close out the 2014 running season with a 10k Run the River race on Nov. 29.  The 10K race, set for Saturday, Nov. More...

Editorial

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Editor’s Notes

Democrat or GOP; let’s work together for county’s good

The Republicans took control of the U.S. Senate on  Nov. 4, gaining enough seats to earn a majority in that august (that’s a joke) body.  The Republicans now control both houses of the U.S. More...

Gone South

Uncle Leon goes mullet fishing

One thing leads to another.  Last month I wrote about Aunt Roscoe and her “falsie.” In the column I mentioned that she lived with Aunt Geraldine and Uncle Leon.  They lived down on the Mississippi coast, near Gulfport. More...

Schools

Spelling Bee winners announced

Winners for the Clarke Prep School spelling bee are (l-r) Lily Jones (fourth grade), Manju Acharya (fifth grade), Coleman Johnson (sixth grade), John Patrick Larrimore (seventh grade) and Tanner Smit More...

CPS students visit Career Expo

Students from Clarke Prep attended the second TCC Career Expo Nov. 5 and 6 in the Thomasville Civic Center. Information was available from a variety of colleges and industries. More...

Volleyball players are allstars

Seniors Kelli Powell and Lillian Paul were selected at the AISA state tournament for the AISA All-Star team. The two seniors played in the all-star game on Saturday, Nov. More...