December 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

N. Clarke Industrial Park timber brings $220,500; Whatley company to cut

The Clarke County Commission approved a $220,500 bid from Mc- Connell Logging and Timber of Whatley for clearcutting and the sale of timber at the North Clarke Industrial Park.  Commissioners Stan Hutto, Bill Taylor and Commission Chairman Jacki More...

4-wheeler collides with school bus

A Friday afternoon accident on Byrd Jackson Road left a teen-ager injured. More...

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Community

Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.  Harley Rikard of Jackson was initiated at the Un More...

Christmas Tree lighting program held in Coffeeville

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Congressional reps Byrne and Sewell to hold joint constituent meeting in Jackson Dec. 15

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-Mobile) and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (DSelma) will host a joint town hall meeting on Monday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Deadline for the raffle for the choice from two paintings by Irma Carlson is Friday, Dec. 12. Proceeds go to needy families in the county. Tickets are available at the Arts Center for $10 each or two tickets for $15. More...

Church News

Church News

Amazing Grace Deliverance Church of Thomasville will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary of Elder Georgia Nash Jackson Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m. and ending Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker on Sunday will be Rev. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Pulling plug on UAB football

This is a story akin to man bites dog — the termination of a college football program in Alabama. Football is right up there with religion, country and motherhood in Alabama. More...

Spectators too close at parade

Questioning a young, first-time parade driver about how they liked driving in the Grove Hill Christmas parade, the individual answered, “I didn’t like it. Everyone kept pushing in on both sides. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

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

Jackson and Thomasville Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  Harassment was reported on Nov. More...

Clarke County Records: Marriages and Deeds

Marriage license applications  Jeremy Jerome Jones, to Mary Tiffani Dunagan.  Anthony Dewayne Reese Jr., to Monique Shanta Southall.  Juan Carlos Barrientos, to Norma Veronica Mendez.  More...

Republican commissioners question vehicles usage; new guidelines enacted

New logbook entries will include greater details on who, what, when and where of county vehicle usage

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to set up a new logbook for documenting the use of county vehicles by commissioners.  Commissioner Bill Taylor made the motion that a log be established immediately where the following is recorded: &ldq More...

JHS student making progress after collapsing at basketball practice

The road to recovery continues for Jackson High School student Tucker Batley .  Batley, 16, a member of the Jackson High School basketball team, collapsed Friday after complaining of a headache during drills.  He was transported by a priva More...

Man gets 18 years for rape of juvenile

A Grove Hill man has been sentenced to 18 years in the state penitentiary for the rape of a minor female in 2013.  James “Junior” Jackson, 32 at the time of his arrest last year, was sentenced by Circuit Judge Robert Montgomery Dec. More...

AG warns: Don’t fall for jury duty scam

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange warns of a scam spreading throughout Alabama.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jackson - Free Access

Eden Wade-Carter Jackson, 7-weeks-old, died Oct. 8, 2014 at North West Medical Center in Houston, Texas. He was born Oct. 17, 2014.  More...

Pritchett - Free Access

Howard Frank Pritchett, 70, of Foley went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Dec. 7, 2014.   More...

Grice - Free Access

Willie Leroy Grice, 63, departed this life Dec. 3, 2014 at his home in Deer Park. He was born June 16, 1951 in State Line, Miss. to the parentage of the late William “Will” Grice and Lucy Mae Franks Grice. More...

Sports

Wilcox-Central edges CCHS

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs fell 69-59 to Wilcox-Central last Saturday night in Camden.  The Bulldogs were 13-of- 34 from the free throw, something Head Coach Roosevelt Moore said contributed to the loss.  More...

CPS gets beat by SA

The Clarke Prep School Gators lost 60-44 last Tuesday at Southern Academy in Greensboro.  Trey Larrimore led the Gators with 21 points. Justin Baugh added eight points.  More...

Hoops sign-ups in T’ville

The City of Thomasville Parks & Recreation will have basketball registration starting December 8, 2014 and ending on December 19, 2014.  Children must be ages 7-14 to play. More...

Lifestyle

Classic Holiday Desserts

Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs  Prep time: 15 minutes Chill time: 2 hours or up to 2 days Cook time: 8-10 minutes per batch Yield: 4 dozen cookies   More...

Here’s some good tips...

 J.D. of Massachusetts writes: Mix 1/2 cup vinegar and a chamomile tea bag in a pan of medium hot water. Let cool slightly and soak feet for up to 10 minutes. Follow up with foot powder or deodorant.   Cucumber is a speedy diuretic. More...

Just Like Cats & Dogs

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Schools

Cheerleaders featured in T’ville parade

The Clarke Prep varsity and junior high cheerleaders enjoyed marching Dec. 2 in the Thomasville Christmas parade. More...

Students honored in creative writing contest

The Grove Hill Public Library recently held a creative writing contest for 5th and 6th grade students in Grove Hill schools. More...

Christmas Jubilee this Friday

Clarke Prep School is hosting a Christmas Jubilee from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12.  Admission will be $5 per vehicle so bring your family and friends. There will be an elementary Christmas cantata at 6 p.m. More...