December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Inmate’s antics flood judges’ chambers

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Grove Hill to host Christmas parade Thurs.

The Grove Hill Christmas Parade will be Thursday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. The theme will be “Christmas through the Ages.” Think Nativity Scene, the ’50s, ’60s or even futuristic.  More...

Clarke County will turn 202 on Dec. 10

Clarke County will turn 202 years old on Dec. 10.  The county was established on that date in 1812 as a county of the Mississippi Territory.  More...

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Community

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of 3 Kings in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Who said, “I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit”? Matthew, Mark, John the Baptist, Luke  3. More...

Regional News Roundup

News from the region gleamed from area newspapers.  Wilcox County Commission hears of new and potential industries   More...

20 years a legislator

State Rep. Thomas Jackson, D-Thomasville, takes the oath of office to begin his new term from Grove Hill Municipal Court Judge Ronnie Keahey. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Cornerstone Baptist Church of Grove Hill will host “Christmas at the Cornerstone,” Thursday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. with Bro. Jerry Gibson preaching a sermon concerning the incarnation of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ. More...

Church News

Church News

Walnut Grove Baptist Church of Morvin will have a love program for Rev. Joseph Patterson who has been ill Saturday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. the special guest for this occasion will be Rev. Michael Burton of Eutaw. More...

Singing in the holidays in Jackson

The annual Step Sing holiday program was held Sunday night on the steps of the First United Methodist Church in Jackson. More...

Indian Ridge Baptist celebrates 133rd

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church has been having blessed church services over the last several months. The pastor has been doing a great job bringing very spiritual sermons.  More...

Lifestyle

Gilgenbach-McLean engagement told

John and Pamela Gilgenbach of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita Marie-Nanette Gilgenbach, to James W. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 25-Dec. More...

Jackson and Thomasville Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  An arrest was made on Nov. 13 on a pickup for failure to appear by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.  An arrest was made on Nov. More...

Clarke County Records: Marriages and Deeds

Marriage license applications   James Michael Murphy, to Carolyn D. More...

GH Mayor Pro Tem Jackson appointed to fill mayor’s post

Town’s first black mayor, second female

Grove Hill Mayor Pro Tem Cynthia Jackson was appointed Monday night as the new mayor of the town.  She is the first African- American mayor of Grove Hill and the second woman to serve as mayor. More...

Golden Dragon files objection to recent vote to unionize

Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group has filed an objection to the vote of its employees to unionize.  Employees at the new Sunny South plant on Nov. More...

Accident on Hwy. 43

The passenger of a 2004 Nissan Xterra was injured Tuesday morning when the driver lost control and the vehicle flipped over in the southbound lane of the Highway 43 bypass in Grove Hill. More...

GH hospital’s tree lighting is Tuesday

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the lobby of the hospital. The event will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wood - Free Access

John Curtis Wood, 55, of Grove Hill died Nov. 30, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. He was born Sept. 6, 1959 in Grove Hill. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fulton. More...

Rush - Free Access

Charles Monroe Rush, 79, of Robertsdale, died Dec. 2, 2014 at Robertsdale Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. He was born Sept. 7, 1935 in Nicholsville. He was a graduate of Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. and Mobile College. More...

Huckabee - Free Access

Mary Lou Huckabee, 65, of Thomasville died Dec. 3, 2014 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Oct. 3, 1949 in Grove Hill. She was a former garment manufacturing seamstress and a very active member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.  More...

Sports

Gators lose to Sumter

The Clarke Prep School Gators fell 53-22 to Sumter Academy in the season opening game Nov. 20 in Grove Hill. “I feel like we were nervous,” Head Coach Will Florence said. More...

Lady Bulldogs are 3-0

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs ran their record to 3-0 on the season as they blasted Millry’s Lady Wildcats 60- 10 on Saturday, Nov. 22 on the road. More...

Lady Gators edged by SA

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators opened the season falling 35-34 to Sumter Academy recently. “I loved the effort these girls had,” Head Coach Will Florence said. More...

Editorial

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Good luck, Mayor Jackson

Congratulations are due to new Grove Hill Mayor Cynthia Jackson. More...

Solving a $265 million deficit

Just a few days after a lackluster gubernatorial campaign in which Gov. Robert Bentley touted all the good things happening in Alabama as he rolled over challenger Parker Griffith comes the news that things aren’t so rosy.  More...

Schools

Second graders perform for PTO

Second grade students participated in the Nov. 18 PTO program, "I Like Thanksgiving." The next PTO program is set for Jan. 22, 2015. More...

Cindy Rush selected as GHES Teacher of the Year

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Book Fair continues through Dec. 5

Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. Of all the skills children learn, it is the one you can influence the most. Let's encourage our kids to read every day so they can lead better lives.  More...