November 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Electrical engineer weaves riveting story of chaos if the lights go out

The day was like any other until it became “The Day.” At 4:05 p.m. the Untied States was attacked with an Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) weapon. More...

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Community

Clarke County Animal Shelter to host Christmas party Dec. 6

The Friends of the Clarke County Animal Shelter are hosting a Christmas Party for the shelter, Donna Gates, director of the facility said.  More...

Thomasville’s Grace Megginson passes away after brief illness

Grace Megginson, a longtime member of the Thomasville City Council, died Tuesday morning after a brief illness. More...

Ask The Vet

Q. I heard there is a new flea collar that actually works. Is this true?  A. A few months ago, Bayer introduced the Soresto Collar and, yes, it has worked well. It also protects against ticks and last for 8 months   More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Small Business Saturday will be Saturday, Nov. 28 with local shops participating in Grove Hill.  More...

Church News

Church News

Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Grove Hill will offer Thanksgiving Day Mass Thursday, Nov. 26 at 9 a.m. Pastor Wayne Youngman welcomes all to attend and join in the celebration of the Mass.  More...

Editorial

May you only draw long straws

Editor’s Notes

I’ve heard that winning a race by an inch is as good as winning by a mile.  That inch equated to one vote in a Mississippi legislative race decided Friday.  Democrat incumbent Bo Eaton and Republican challenger Mark Tullos had tied fo More...

Handicapping the 2018 Derby

Inside the Statehouse

Last week I gave you an alphabetical list of the 18 potential horses in the 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial Derby. We will begin this week handicapping them in descending order.  More...

Thankful for the little things

Center for Rural Affairs

I don’t usually reflect much on the abundant amenities of where I live. Generally I take the wide-open spaces, fresh air, breathtaking sunsets and a myriad of other things for granted. More...

Schools

Fifth graders graduate from Super Citizen program

Wilson Hall Middle School fifth graders participated Nov. More...

Eighth graders read Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ and holds discussion and party afterwards

Mrs. Pettis’s eighth grade reading class read and discussed the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.  More...

Dannelly named ‘Teacher of the Year’

Mrs. Tammy Dannelly has been named WHMS Teacher of the Year for 2016/2017 school year.  Dannelly is a 25-year veteran teacher. More...

Parades and other events usher in holidays

Even before the last Thanksgiving turkey drumstick is eaten and the last spoonful of dressing sopped up, Christmas is upon us.  Area municipalities have scheduled parades and other festivities to mark the season. Some are detailed here.  More...

Kelley out as CCHS coach/AD

The Clarke County High School Bulldog’s football team will be looking for a new head coach after the Board of Education voted 5-0 to not renew the contract of Junior Kelley at their meeting last Thursday.  The board did not renew his contr More...

GH police chief improving after heart attack

Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coats is recovering in a Mobile hospital after suffering a heart attack last week.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Megginson - Free Access

Grace Evelyn Downey Megginson, 93, of Thomasville died Nov. 24, 2015 at Grandview Center in Birmingham.  More...

Madison - Free Access

Estelle Madison, 72, died Nov. 13, 2015 in Mobile.  She was born April 28, 1943. Estelle is survived by nine children, four sisters, one brother, twelve grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren.  The service was Nov. More...

Parnell

James Byron Parnell, 47, of Grove Hill died Nov. 21, 2015 at his residence.  He was born Nov. 11, 1968 in Thomasville. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Chilton. More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs beat Choctaw

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs beat Choctaw County 63-43 in Butler last Thursday night.  Ashley Daffin had 20 points and six steals. Shanda Pugh had nine points, eight steals and four assists. More...

CCHS downs Tigers

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs picked up their first win of the season last Thursday as they beat Choctaw County 63- 58 in Butler.  Tavarus Gailyard led CCHS with 14 points. Emmanuel Davis added 13 points. Deante Clark had 10 points. More...

Dramatic comeback propels JHS Aggies

Shortly after Jackson High School quarterback Demarcus Williams connected with Tyler Jackson for a 35-yard touchdown pass to pull the Aggies to within a 28-25 deficit against visiting Beauregard, offensive tackle Zeke Pernell had a message for his de More...

Records

Arrests

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

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  Officers responded to a call Nov. 16 for loud music in the 500 block of Warren St.  Arson was reported Nov. More...

CLARKE DEEDS

Property deeds listed  Dated Nov. 12-18  The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, to Robert S. Bowling.  Janet F. More...