October 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff moves back into courthouse

Remember the old days when you could walk down the main hall of the Clarke County Courthouse and look in and see the sheriff in his office? You can again. More...

Her last work

Irma Brady Carlson completed this painting of a man loading watermelons on a wagon Friday, Aug. 28 before she went into the hospital on Monday. She passed away Sept. 12 at the age of 94. More...

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Community

‘Saw You at the Pole” at GH Baptist

A “Saw You at the Pole” rally was held Sept. 23 at Grove Hill Baptist Church. Public school and private school students packed the sanctuary to hear the band, One Step Closer from Jackson (top photo). More...

Ghost Walk is Oct. 16-17 in T’ville

The 10th annual “Ghost Walk” festival will be held Oct. 16 and 17 in downtown Thomasville.  More...

Here's a tip!

 To store asparagus, trim off the ends and wrap the spears in a few paper towels that you have dampened. Keep it in the fridge for two days max. This will keep it very fresh and tasty.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Public Library will have new hours beginning Thursday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  More...

Church News

Church News

Liberty Methodist Church will celebrate its annual Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 4 beginning at 10:45 a.m. Dinner will be on the grounds following the morning activities.  More...

Editorial

Pope Francis is a pope for everyone

Editor’s Notes

Last week was another week of the same old presidential politics, of stalemates and finger pointing in Washington and of war in the Middle East. The same old stuff.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Looking for those special fans

Gone South

Got an email the other day from Bryan Curtis at ESPN.com who wanted to talk SEC football.  Specifically, fans of SEC football.  Why me?  Well, a few years ago I was the editor of the “Sports and Recreation” volume of The Ne More...

Schools

Fourth graders celebrate ‘World Changers’

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SCA members announced

Members of the GHES SCA (Student Council Association) were presented at the Sept. 24 PTO meeting. More...

Students raise funds for GHES

Students helped raise over $2,000 in a recent fund drive. More...

Groundbreaking for hospital’s ER renovation Oct. 25

Groundbreaking for the $4.5 million renovation of the Emergency Room at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital is set for 2 p.m. on Oct. 25.  Officials with the Clarke County Healthcare Authority made the announcement Sept. More...

Not a job but a front row seat to the play of life

Sitting in the stillness of the empty courtroom, with only one row of lights burning, Steve Bradley looked around and observed, “I’ve been lucky to have had a front row seat to the play of life.”  More...

Supt. Bagley will run for second term

Clarke County Superintendent of Education Larry Bagley has announced that he will seek re-election in 2016. More...

Clarke Prep’s Hamilton and Robison selected for AISA Hall of Fame

Rodger Robison and Coach Billy Hamilton, long time faculty members at Grove Hill Academy/Clarke Preparatory School, have been named to the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) Hall of Fame.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Weldon - Free Access

Howard S. Weldon Jr., MD, FACS died at his home Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, one month and one week before his 70th birthday, following a brief period of living with cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones and at home on his farm when he passed.  More...

Bennett - Free Access

Nettie Bennett, 79, of Fulton died Sept. 29, 2015 at her residence. She was born Nov. 25, 1935 in Tallahatta Spring. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She was a former seamstress.  More...

Fendley - Free Access

Willie Grace Mozingo Harrell Fendley, 95, of Grove Hill passed away Sept. 30, 2015 at her residence. She was born May 10, 1920. She will be remembered as an avid hunter and lover of nature. More...

Sports

CPS runs over RCA

The offense exploded for 25 first quarter points as the Clarke Prep School Gators beat Russell Christian 46-6 last Friday night at Hamilton Field for a huge homecoming win.  More...

Davis cheering for the Jags

Former Clarke County High School student and cheerleader Callie Davis is continuing her passion as a cheerleader at the University of South Alabama. More...

CCHS beats SCHS Indians

“This was a big win for us,” Clarke County High School Head Coach Junior Kelley said after his Bulldogs beat Southern Choctaw 32-8 last Friday night in a non-region game in Grove Hill.  “It is a confidence builder for these guy More...

Records

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Sept. 17-23  Anthony Ezell, to Wells Fargo Bank.  James L. Davis, to William J. Colvin III.  Leon F. Dykes, to Fred Pringle Sr.  Craig Alessi, to Charles Robbins.  Wyman O. More...

Clarke Arrests

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

Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  Leaving the scene of an accident was reported on Sept. 8 on Coffeeville Road.  Harassment was reported on Sept. More...