2006-11-16

Two-county effort for economic development makes sense



We realize that money doesn’t grow on trees and that the Clarke County governments can’t make all appropriations requested, no matter how good they may be. That being said, we hope that the county commission and municipalities can find the money to help fund the new Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership, a joint effort between Clarke and Choctaw counties to […]

Couple to say vows in T’ville



Mr. Vivian Mott of Thomasville and Mrs. Patsy Fulghum of Lake Wateree, S.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Lea Mott, to Jeremy Slade Vick, both of Demopolis, son of Bennie and Lucille Vick of Whatley. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roy LaVerne Mott of Fulton, the late Mrs. Annie Kate Mott and the late Mr. and Mrs. […]

Final Wedding Plans Are Told



Hudson-Nall Anna Alicia Hudson and Andrew Scott Nall will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the “Chapel In The Glen” in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Miss Hudson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Hudson of Thomasville. Mr. Nall is the son of Eddie Nall and Dianne Nall, both of Excel.

Robison-Driver to marry Dec. 9



Mr. and Mrs. Billy Robison of Fulton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lensi Anne to William Wade Driver, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allison Driver of Sweet Water. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Robertson of Fulton and Mrs. Hatsuko (Sue) Robison and the late Charles Robison of Thomasville. The […]

Harrell-Hudson to wed Nov. 18 in local church



Teresa Glenn Harrell of Grove Hill and John Michael Harrell of Birmingham, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Marie Harrell, to Michael Edward Hudson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hudson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Glenn Sr. of Grove Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harrell of Orange Beach. The prospective groom is […]

Letter To The Editor Cheap speedbreakers not answer to problems at dangerous intersection



Dear Editor, Would someone please tell me who is responsible for those blankety-blank speed-breakers on Cobb Street at the Highway 43 intersection? I would also like to know why they were put there? Another question that comes to mind: Were they purchased on sale at the highway department consignment shop? I realize that the intersection in question is a dangerous […]

Your Elected Officials



President George W. Bush, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 110 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. E-mail: senator@shelby.senate. gov. U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, 335 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510. Ph. 202-224-4124. E-mail: sessions.senate.gov/email/contact.csm. Congressman Jo Bonner (First Congressional District), 315 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, […]

Editor’s Notes Mary Hamrick’s influence rippled across life’s pond



Death is something we all know is coming and the older one gets the more certain we are of it. Still, it can come so unexpectedly. It came that way Sunday to my Aunt Mary Hamrick at her home in the Barrytown community of Choctaw County. A lifelong faithful member of the Barrytown United Methodist Church, she was getting ready […]

Two-county effort for economic development makes sense



The continued portion of this article was left off last week. It is reprinted in its entirety this week. By Alex Epstein Every Veterans Day we pay tribute to our fellow Americans who have served in the military. With speeches and ceremonies, we recognize their courage and valor. But justice demands that we also recognize that we should have far […]

New Arrivals



Jamie Thomas of Coffeeville and Henry Bettis of Fulton announce the arrival of a son, Timothy Tyrell Bettis, born Nov. 8, 2006 at 2:20 a.m. at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He weighed eight lbs., 9 1/2 ozs. and measured 19 1/2 inches. He is welcomed home by three year old sister, Jasedrica Sashington Bettis. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James […]