Perfect timing catches trailer thieves

Bryan Lindsey was definitely at the right place at the right time Wednesday morning when he spotted a tool trailer stolen from a worksite he happened to be headed to. Lindsey is a project engineer for Parham and Parham, out of Jackson. One of the company’s crews was working on a metal building in Montgomery. “I got a call about […]

Our View Bogus political endorsements, cable woes and judicial ethics

This is being written about 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. We have no idea who will win any of the primary races being held today. That disclaimer made, we have both laughed and cried over some of the things going on. The local circuit judge’s race has been especially interesting. Over the weekend, much was made about bogus Alabama Democratic Conference […]

– Announcements –

Holiness Conference at Chapel Baptist Church Tabernacle of New Jerusalem Apostolic Ministries, Inc. will continue its holiness conference Thursday, (tonight), June 8 through Tuesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 15 through Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. nightly and Sunday, June 18 at 2:30 p.m. at the Chapel Baptist Church off East Church Street. Vera Mitchell is the pastor. The […]

We will miss this place as we continue journey

Rev. Jerry MayUnited Methodist ChurchGrove Hill The first sermon I preached at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church was entitled, “Standing Firm and Moving Forward.” In the sermon I said that there are things in the Christian faith that doesn’t change, such as the promises of God, our belief in a God of love and mercy and God’s assurance of […]


CCHS Class of 1986 to hold reunion The Clarke County High School Class of 1986 is planning a 20 year reunion Saturday, June 10 at the S.P. Hudson Park in Grove Hill from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Food will be provided. To make this a special evnt, all of the classmates are encouraged to come join in the fun […]

County Records

Marriage license applications Jeremy Lee May, to Teresa Leighann Wages; Robert Gregory Sellers, to Heather Jewel Dunn; Johnny Mark Sublette, to Deanna Diane Stallings; Jeffrey Scott Henson, to Stacy Renee Milstead; Chester Glen Milstead, to Susan Lynn Hoven; Terry Shannon Jarman, to Sherri Lynn Etheredge; Laderis Marquette Bracy, to Raven Pendleton; Frank Nickalaus Waddill, to Jessica Kay Patrick. Marriage license […]

Generator and shelter management classes scheduled

Roy Waite, Clarke County Emergency Management Agent has announced there will be two classes available relating to hurricane preparedness. The first class will be Generator Safety, Thursday (today), June 8 from 5 until 6 p.m. in the Clarke County Courthouse Assembly Room downstairs in the basement. Please pre-register at 251-275-8775. This class is sponsored by the Clarke County Emergency Management […]

Secret Safe Place gets first newborn at GH hospital

Amy Duke of the District Attorney’s office reported Tuesday morning that the first baby had been placed in the care of Grove Hill Memorial Hospital through the Secret Safe Place for Newborns program. The baby was born Saturday and was taken to Chatom Infirmary that same day. The infant was then transferred to Grove Hill and is in good health […]

C-M Gas details financial figures in 2005 audit

Members of the Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District Board of Directors approved the proposed audit for 2005 presented by McKee and Associates. The company has $42,700,000 in total assets. Operating revenue was $74 million and operating expenses were $71 million. CMC’s construction crew has been working in Grove Hill relocating a regulation station, which manager Jim Hall said was in operation […]

Editor’s Notes

Rhett Payne's big smile, easy laugh won't be forgotten

The fairways are lush and unbroken. The greens are like the felt atop a quality pool table. It is a perfect golf course…but perfect means there are even some challenging holes. Bounding over the crest of the hill is a youthful Rhett Payne Jr. trailed by his good friend, an equally young and vigorous Bob Harper. They are having a […]