Book Club starts new season

The Grove Hill Arts Council in conjunction with the Thomasville Arts Council is ready to launch the 2006 Community Book Read. This year’s selection is “Rocket Boys” by Alabama resident Homer Hickam. The memoir chronicles the young Hickam’s dream of someday sending rockets into space. As the son of a coal miner in the hills of West Virginia, Homer was […]

Belshazzar attitude is dangerous

By Rev. Billy CardwellMagnolia Assemblyof God Church In Daniel 5:1 it reads, “Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.” Daniel 5:30-31 reads like this, “That night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain. And Darius the Median took the kingdom… (the kingdom of Babylon).” Darius, king of […]


St. Paul's continues revival

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Salitpa will continue its revival Thursday, (tonight), Aug. 31 and end Friday, Sept. 1. at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Craig Westery of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of McIntosh is the evangelist. For additional information call Mae E. Todd at 251-246-4345. Rev. Hurley James is the pastor. Mt. Gilead continues revival Mt. Gilead Baptist […]

Special guest at Grove Hill M-P Church

Stephanie Leavins will be at Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. Leavins was born with Muscular Dystrophy and has spent her entire life in a wheelchair. She has used this opportunity to inspire and encourage audiences all across the country. She has devoted her life to telling people of God’s love and mercy through her […]

Community Calendar

BOE meets today

The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), Aug. 31 at 4 p.m. Items to be discussed include minutes of the Aug. 3 and 15 meeting, agenda, superintedent’s report, SSA dues, up-date of policy, personnel, bills, accounts and payroll. Fulton Blood Drive set Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Friday, Sept. 1 from 1 until 6 p.m. […]

Barlow retiring after 37 years in banking business in Grove Hill

“It is my last Monday,” Dan Barlow remarked as he walked into his office at First United Security Bank in Grove Hill. Barlow is retiring Friday after 37 years with the bank. He came to work at the First Bank of Grove Hill in 1969. My brother [Kenneth Barlow] was the assistant county agent in Washington County. He and O. […]

Counselman gets masters at Penn State

David Counselman of Jackson completed the Master of Arts degree in Spanish Linguistics at the Pennsylvania State University last Spring semester. In this, his second year in the M.A. program, Counselman was also selected for the Chancellor’s List and was the Vice-President of the Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese Graduate Student Organization (SIPGSO), an organization which serves as a liaison between […]

Chance & Scyrene

Fill-in church speaker does fine job

Elder LaBarron Morrissette spoke at the annual Missionary Day Program at the Chance Baptist Church this past Sunday. While he was not originally scheduled to speak, he was called upon and delivered a soul stirring sermon to the congregation. He is the son of Chance native Leo Morrissette, and the nephew of Cleo Morrissette of Chance. He now resides in […]


Marriage license applications Brandon Doyle Lindsey, to Cora Melissa Odom; Willie Earl Coates, to Frances Lynette Thomas; Timothy Gregson, to Heather Weaver; Gary Leland Pierce, to Mary Lou Newton; Keith Cordell Butler, to Chareice Tipton; Travis Dion Chaney, to Arshe’ka Aimee Jones; Kevin Lee Neal, to Valerie Michelle Kinman; Reginald C. Shoemaker, to Rayven A. Treadwell; John Terrell Todd, to […]

Legislative Conservationist of Year is Thomas Jackson

State Rep. Thomas Jackson, D-Thomasville, was awarded the Legislative Conservationist of the Year at the 2006 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. The Alabama Wildlife Federation held the banquet, sponsored by the Alabama Power Company on Friday, Aug. 4 in Montgomery. The event was kicked off with a social hour for the recipients sponsored by BellSouth. Other sponsors included Alabama Electric […]