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Memoriam

In Memory of Jimmy Pugh

Passed Away March 29, 2010  I’m There Inside Your Heart   More...

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Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 24-29 include:  Charles Nolan Anderson Jr., 26, theft of property first degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Cody Ray Shirley, 28, conte More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel Baptist Church of Coffeeville will have a singing Saturday, April 2 with a love offering for Billy Webb. Local talent will be featured. Rev. Billy Cloud is the pastor.   More...

Tompkins Baptist adding parking

Tompkins Baptist Church had hoped to have its new parking lot ready in time for Easter Sunday but the weather didn’t cooperate. The church acquired property on the southside of the church for the lot. Rev. More...

Editorial

So much for a ‘hands-on style’

Editor’s Notes

I endorsed Dr. Bentley well before the 2010 Republican primary. The Tuscaloosa dermatologist was in his second term in the Alabama House of Representatives when he announced he would run for governor. More...

Political Cartoon

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Update on Spring Break

Gone South

ON THE REDNECK RIVIERA — Spring Break is going full-tilt-boogie. More...

Records

Clarke County Property Tax Sale List

Under the virtue of a degree of the Probate Court in Clarke County, made and rendered on the 14th day of March, 2016, I, the undersigned Revenue Commissioner of Clarke County, on Tuesday, May 03, 2016 will proceed to sell at public outcry to the high More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson  The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   An accident with no injuries was reported March 24 in the 1100 block of College Ave.  Criminal mischief was reported March 24 at the Jackson Poli More...

CLARKE COUNTY DEEDS

Property deeds listed   Dated March 17-23  Jenifer Strickland, to Robert S. Jackson.  Jesse C. More...

County schools facing more teacher cuts

The Clarke County Schools District has officially lost 170 students for the current school year, Carmen Rotch, chief financial officer, told the school board on March 24. More...

Grove Hill council makes appointments to planning commission

The Grove Hill Town Council at its March 21 meeting approved two new appointments to the town Planning Commission, Rev. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McMillan - Free Access

Maxine Wiggins Tompkins McMillan, 89, passed away March 31, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center. More...

Long - Free Access

Anita Grace Lunsford Long, 65, passed away March 31, 2016, after battling cancer for four years.She was born Feb. 21, 1951 in New Brockton, Ala. She was a member of Bashan Baptist Church. More...

Garrett - Free Access

Sophie Jackson Garrett, 96, of Jackson passed away April 2, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center.   More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs beat Demopolis

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs held off a furious rally to defeat Demopolis 3-2 Friday afternoon in Grove Hill.  Sally Jordan got the win. More...

CCHS beats SCHS

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs beat Southern Choctaw 8-5 last Thursday in Gilbertown.  Anthony Taylor had a hit and two runs scored. Jake Anderson, Rayshon Horn and Avant Law each had a hit. Bo Newsom had a hit and an RBI. More...

Lady Gators battle at Wilcox Tourney

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators lost 7-1 to top-ranked Macon-East Saturday at the Wilcox Tournament in Camden.  Emily O’Bryant had an RBI double. More...

Lifestyle

‘Lettuce’ celebrate spring

One of my favorite memories of spring is visiting my favorite local urban farm and looking down the rows of emerald lettuce greens, snap peas and spring onions. More...

Comics

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Schools

Wilson Hall students attend Jr. Beta convention

On March 16-18, the Wilson Hall Middle School Junior Beta Club traveled to Birmingham to attend the 2016 Alabama State Junior Beta Club Convention.  The theme of this year's convention was "Let the Good Times Roll." That is exactly what the WHMS More...

Team competes in Scrabble

Fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students in the Clarke County Gifted Education Program participated in the Ann West- Davis Memorial Area Gifted Education Scrabble Tournament.  More...

New cheerleaders announced

Congratulations to the newly selected WHMS Cheerleaders for 2016- 2017. They are Shalyn Merida, Destiny Jackson, Claudia Allday, Cynthia Bradley, D'Asia Davis, Tabbie Moore, Tabatha Robinson,   Faith Pernell, and Zikiya Hicks. More...