March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Beloved pet doing well after being ‘killed’ by vehicle

Many pet owners can attest to the sadness and heartbreak of losing a beloved cat or dog to being hit by a vehicle on the highway. This is a good story about a near tragedy that had a happy ending.  More...

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Community

Card of Thanks

The family of the late Joyce Penn Cowan acknowledges and thanks everyone for the many comforting prayers, messages and other expressions of love shown during our time of bereavement. More...

Pond seminar is March 10

The Clarke County Extension office will be hosting a workshop on Fish Pond Management  More...

Internet outage causes problems

A log truck wrecked on Highway 17 near Needham in Choctaw County Monday afternoon, taking out a utility pole.  When a crew arrived to set a new pole they dug into a fiber optic Internet line of TDS Telecom running between Grove Hill and Butler.& More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

A Special Education Resource Fair is planned for Thursday, March 10 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Clarke County High School Gym in Grove Hill. More...

Church News

Church News

The Full Gospel Apostolic Church of God of St. Stephens will honor its pastor, Bishop Theodore Law and First Lady Mary Law for his 30th Year Appreciation continuing Thursday, March 10 and end Friday, March 11 at 7 p.m. nightly. More...

Leadership Class visits Montgomery

Leadership Clarke County of 2016 visited the capital recently to tour the “heart” of state government and meet with elected officials, including Gov. More...

Washington-Cunningham to say wedding vows April 9 in Thomasville

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Lifestyle

Elevate Your Easter Brunch

If you’ll be hosting friends and family to honor Easter this year, make your gathering as simple as it is scrumptious with a decadent brunch menu.  More...

Make Brunch a Breeze

Skip the stress this Easter with these tips to make preparing your holiday brunch simply delicious.  1. Choose several make-ahead dishes that you can prepare well in advance, such as quiche or a breakfast bake.  2. More...

Comics

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Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 23-March 8 include: Jennifer Christina Morgan, 28, probation violation felony, failure to appear, $500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  An arrest was made Feb. 25 for failure to appear on Stave Creek Road.  Theft was reported Feb. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Feb. 25-March 3  Embrel Lee Vaughn Jr., to Embrel Lee Vaughn Jr.  James R. More...

Clarke Leadership Class meets Gov. Bentley

The Clarke County Leadership Class of 2016 recently visited Montgomery as part of the State Government Class. A meeting with Gov. Robert Bentley was one of the big events of the visit. More...

Commission explodes at meet’s end

A routine and uneventful Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday blew up at the end when the discussion item of reassigning two county Jeeps and a GMC Suburban came up.  More...

Sumter Jail raided; 14 inmates sent to Clarke County

State and federal authorities raided the Sumter County Jail in Livingston Tuesday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Huggins - Free Access

Hazel Patricia Yancey Huggins, 69, of Jackson, passed away March 12, 2016 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born Nov. 2, 1946. She was a registered nurse serving area hospitals and hospice organizations. More...

Jordan - Free Access

Hazel Ruth Fields Jordan, 93, of Hueytown passed away peacefully March 8, 2016. She was born May 6, 1922. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church of Hueytown.  More...

Wright - Free Access

Marie H. Wright, 89, died March 8, 2016 in Grove Hill. She was born Sept. 18,1926. More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs take second place in tourney

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs lost 8-2 to Faith Academy in the title game of the Citronelle Lady Wildcat tournament this past Saturday.  They finished as the runner up in the tournament.  More...

Lady Gators fall to Patrician

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators lost 9-2 to Patrician last Friday in Grove Hill.  Allison Johnson went 3-3.  Sierra Myers and Jamie Allen each had a triple. Shelby Mendenhall added a double and an RBI. More...

Late JHS rally dooms CCHS

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs saw a late inning lead slip away in a 6-5 loss to Jackson High Monday afternoon on the road. More...

Editorial

Making money: Sports and books

Editor’s Notes

It is hard to complain about Nick Saban’s $7 million salary and benefits package when you look at the business he heads.  That business is Alabama athletics, which brought in more than $148.9 million in total revenue between July 1, 2014 a More...

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Common Core a hot potato

Inside the Statehouse

The Common Core education topic is not only a hot political issue in Alabama, it has become a political football nationwide and it appears to be a hot potato in the looming 2016 GOP presidential contest.  More...