December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rep. Beech on task force that recommends more Medicaid funding for state

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IRS scammers start fleecing calls early

An elderly Coffeeville woman’s telephone rang at 7:45 in the morning one day last week. On the phone was a person who identified themselves as being with the U.S. More...

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Community

Countywide Relay for Life event in ’16

Separate Relay for Life events that have been held in the municipalities of Grove Hill, Jackson and Thomasville will be consolidated into one larger Clarke County event in 2016.  More...

Boyfriend arrested for arson

Frederick Williams has been charged with arson in setting a fire at the home of his girlfriend on Edgewood Circle in Jackson.  The arrest was made after an investigation by the state fire marshal’s office.  The house was occupied by W More...

Card of Thanks

There are simply no words to express our heartfelt thanks for the sympathy you have extended towards our family during this time of loss. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Grove Hill’s annual Christmas Parade will be Thursday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. Line up will begin at Clarke County High School beginning at 2 p.m. The theme for this year’s parade is The Twelve Days of Christmas. More...

Church News

Church News

Peniel Baptist Church of Jackson will have a revival beginning Sunday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 7 through Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. nightly. Bro. Fred Odom will be the speaker. The church is located at 1730 McVay Road. More...

Editorial

Fear homegrown nuts not Syrians

Editor’s Notes

We’re worrying ourselves sick about Syrian refugees possibly being ISIS terrorists while in the meantime we continue to have one mass shooting after another somewhere in the country by our own homegrown nuts. More...

Political Cartoon

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Replicating the Redneck Riviera

Gone South

They’re pulling up sea oats, to plant condominiums  This beach town is growing so fast.  Take a good look my friend, ‘cause it may be your last one.  Nothing this good ever lasts.  More...

Southwest Alabama’s high jobless rate drags rest of state

Clarke County’s unemployment rate improved slightly in October. For several months the county has had the second highest unemployment in the state. In October, it was in third place.  More...

Pickup, hammer used as weapons in separate assaults

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department investigated unusual assaults over the weekend — lawmen said in one case a pickup was used and in aother a claw hammer.  Lawmen said they responded to an unusually high number of domestic calls More...

Congresswoman aware of rural hospitals’ woes

Emily Steadham, administrator of Grove Hill Memorial Hospital, recently participated in a conference call with U.S. More...

SILVERWOOD QUARTET

SILVERWOOD QUARTET—A small but attentive audience heard seasonal music at the Thomasville Civic Center Monday evening. The Silverwood Quartet is made up of Mobile Sympony musicians who played the violin, flutes, harp and cello. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Searcy - Free Access

Lulden Taylor Searcy, 93, of Jackson passed away peacefully at her home Dec. 4, 2015.  More...

Tucker - Free Access

Louvell Tucker, 53, of the Indian Ridge community of Whatley traded time for eternity on Dec. 4, 2015 at Jackson Medical Center. More...

Smith - Free Access

Nellie Mae Smith, 86, of Thomasville died Nov. 30, 2015 at Thomasville Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born Dec. 8, 1928 in Lasca. She was a member of the Nicholsville Church of God. More...

Sports

Clarke Prep opens hoops season at Monroe

The Clarke Prep School boys and girls basketball teams started the 2015-16 season Monday night with a trip to Monroeville to play Class AA Monroe Academy. More...

Lady Bulldogs go 2-1 in Selma

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs went 2-1 in the Selma Shoot-out Holiday tournament this past week.  CCHS opened the tournament on Wednesday by beating 6A Sidney Lanier of Montgomery 43-31.  More...

CCHS downs McIntosh

The Clarke County High School varsity boys had a quiet schedule during the Thanksgiving holiday as their tournament at Wilcox-Central was cancelled.  They returned to action Monday night as they beat McIntosh 58-47 in the home opener.  More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 24-Dec. More...

Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  An arrest was made Nov. 16 for assault in the 1200 block of Walker Springs Road.  Identity theft was reported Nov. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Nov. 19-24   Hybard D. Paul, to Diane Paul Henderson.  Hybard D. More...