Clarke County Democrat


Norman Burton retirement

A retirement reception will be held for Norman Burton of the Ala-Tom RC&D Council, Inc. Thursday, (today), Nov. 6 at 12 noon at the Thomasville Civic Center. The reception will be hosted by Ala-Tom RC&D Council Inc.

Flu and pneumonia shot clinic

Flu and pneumonia shot clinic will take place Thursday, (today), Nov. 6 at the Clarke County Health Department located at 22600 Highway 84 in Grove Hill from 1 until 4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The shots cost $15 each and is open to the general public, six months and older. Medicare and Medicaid will be billed for eligible patients. Patients must bring their cards for proper billing. For further information call the Clarke County Health Department at 251-275-3772.

U.S. Rep. Congressman Davis to have meeting in Thomasville

U.S. Representative Congressman Artur Davis, D-Birmingham will host a Clarke County Town Hall Meeting Thursday, (today), Nov. 6 from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Convention Center, Harrigan Room, 559 E. Front Street in Thomasville. This meeting has been arranged to hear Clarke Countians views and suggestions relating to the county, the state and the nation. For more information about this event please contact the Demopolis Office at 334-287-0860.

Pioneer Day will be Nov. 8

The Clarke County Museum’s Ninth Annual Pioneer Day will be Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the museum in Grove Hill. Several new demonstrations are scheduled including Native American textile weaving and pottery crafting by nationally-acclaimed potter Jerry Brown. Re-enactor Wayne Varnadoe will give an impression of Clarke County historian, the Rev. T. H. Ball. Of course, all of the usual demonstrations will be featured including butter churning, candle dipping, blacksmithing and much much more. For more information call the museum office at 251-275-8684.

NAACP to meet

The Clarke County NAACP will meet Sunday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the office in Grove Hill. All members are asked to attend.

Citizen of Year Banquet set

The Grove Hill Citizen of the Year Banquet will be Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Grove Hill United Methodist Church. The celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Grove Hill Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Dewey Chalk, Alabama Power, Mary English or Emily Steadham at the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. This year’s recipient is Mrs. Catherine Neal. Call the chamber office at 275-4188 for more details.

Free play at Thomasville Theater

The Seasoned Performers of Birmingham are doing a Black Belt Tour next week. They will be at the Thomasville Theater Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. this is a free performance sponsored by the Thomasville Arts Council. The play “I Know This Much is True” is based on a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale. It was inspired by the playwright’s ties to Camden. It is set in the Curl Up and Dye Beauty Salon. the admission is free and the public is invited.

AIDS Coalition group meets

The Southwest Alabama AIDS Prevention Coalition will have a luncheon meeting Friday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. in the community room of the Monroe County Health Department in Monroeville. The public is invited to attend. Bring a covered dish and a friend.

Coffeeville’s Thanksgiving give away dinner

The Sixth Annual Coffeeville Thanksgiving ‘Give Away’ dinner is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15. The sick, shut-ins, homeless and elderly of the Coffeeville community will be remembered with a delicious homecooked meal. Mrs. Alice Taylor will prepare the food assisted by an organized group of volunteer workers. Lunches will be dispersed from the Nutrition Center. (The American Legion Hall.) These lunches may be picked up or they will be delivered. Serving time will begin around 9:30.

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