April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Welcoming “Sprout Kids” to Grove Hill

Molly Powell Gilpin and Chelsea Sellers Powell teamed together to open Sprout Kids clothing store. They specialize in clothes, shoes and accessories for boys and girls. More...

Hubbard attends YMCA State Youth Legislature; elected youth governor

Saint James School, Montgomery, sent an energized delegation of students to participate in the 69th YMCA State Youth Legislature that convened the last weekend in February.  The session was highlighted by the election of Saint James Junior, Cla More...

Tractor Supply donates to Alabama FFA projects

In support of the next generation of agricultural leaders, Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Foundation partnered for the second consecutive year to back student-driven agriculture projects that will benefit Alabama communities and FFA chap More...

FOREST INDUSTRY REPS VISIT

Foresters and timber industry people from across the state (Clarke County residents too as well as one from Waynesboro, Tenn.) visited Clarke County last week as part of an Alabama Forestry Association leadership type program. More...

Drowning victim finally identified over a month after her disappearance

The body of Anita Boman was finally positively identified Friday, March 31, two weeks after her body was pulled from the Alabama River and over a month after she went missing on Feb. 26.  More...

Pepper Jelly Festival to be held in Thomaston April 29

The Alabama Rural Heritage Center and the Town of Thomaston invite you to its annual Pepper Jelly Festival Saturday, April 29.  This event centers around the restoration of the Marengo County High School grounds. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s April 1977 issues

Supt. of Education Billy Ricketts (note the leisure suit, popular in the 1970s) congratulates county spelling bee winner Deanna Klinner, a Fulton Elementary fifth grader. More...

4-H Chick Chain project now taking orders for this year

The Clarke County 4-H Club is once again offering youth the opportunity to take part in the 4-H Chick Chain project. More...

Castleberry to host annual Strawberry Fest

Last minute preparations are being made for the 31st annual Castleberry Strawberry Festival to be held in downtown Castleberry Saturday, April 15.  This year’s festival promises to be another big event. More...