Clarke County High School 2007 Baseball Schedule

Feb. 19                       Millry                       Millry             4:00 Feb. 23             Demopolis** (DH)               Home             4:30 Feb. 24               Citronelle* (DH)               Home           11:00 Feb. 27             Tombigbee – Leroy               Leroy             6:00 March 2       Tombigbee – Demopolis           Jackson           4:00 March 3       Tombigbee – Sweet Water         Jackson           2:30 March 3         Tombigbee – Jackson             Jackson           5:00 March 9           Washington Co.*               Home             4:00 March 10           St. Paul’s* (DH)                 Mobile           11:00 March […]

New quarters

Clarke County License Commissioner Linda Copeland and her staff moved into their new quarters in the existing courthouse a week ago. Construction workers are now working on the new probate office across a new hall that will connect to the new annex. Work also continues on the new annex and estimates are that it should be completed by late April.

Shelby proud of money he’s gotten for state

Senator admits Iraq is a ‘quandary’ but says he isn’t ready to cut off war funds U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby told Clarke County residents Saturday that he makes no apologies for bringing all of the federal dollars he can home to Alabama. He said much of rural Alabama doesn’t have the tax base to construct needed infrastructure for economic development […]

Local trooper post to reopen

The old Alabama State Trooper Post in Grove Hill, closed for several years now, will be reopened gradually starting Friday until it is again at full post status. Major Carey B. Sutton heads the Alabama Highway Patrol Division of the Alabama Department of Public Safety and acknowledged the plans to reopen the office. Sutton, who grew up in Grove Hill, […]

Grand jury issues murder indictments

Two men were indicted for murder and two for attempted murder when the Clarke County Grand Jury met week before last. William Jehue Fendley was indicted for reckless vehicle murder. He was driving a pickup that ran off the road and struck an embankment, killing the passenger, Nathan Alan Overstreet. Trenton Jauwam McClan was indicted for the murder of Jamaury […]

Holt inks with West Alabama

Sweet Water High School linebacker/running back Dominic Holt signed a letter-of-intent last Wednesday to play football at the University of West Alabama. While at Sweet Water was named all-state three straight years, was named Class 1A Lineman of the Year for the 2006 season and was named the Southwest Alabama All-Region Defensive Player of the Year three straight seasons. Here […]

CCHS to hold alumni game today

The Clarke County High School baseball team will have their annual Old Timers alumni game Thursday (today) beginning at 5 p.m. at Hudson Park. This year’s team will take on players from past season in a seven inning game. “We want to give our pitchers some work,” Coach Chris Young said. ‘I want each one to throw about two innings. […]


Cecil G. Beverly, 86, of Montgomery died Feb. 9, 2007. He was born Jan. 16, 1920. He was born in Clarke County. He was the youngest child of Benjamin Franklin and Annie Gwyn Beverly. He attended Coffeeville High School, graduating in 1939 as valedictorian of his senior class. He later served his country during World War II as a Flight […]

CCHS teams advance to sub-state playoffs

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs beat the Leopards of Mobile Christian 62-48 Monday night in Mobile to win the Class 3A, Area 1 tournament and earn the right to host in the sub-state round this Friday. Tourney MVP Ben Burroughs led CCHS 23 points and seven rebounds. Deforest Taite added 10 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals. […]

Truck spill a big mess

“black liquor” overturned and ruptured in an accident on Highway 43 in Antioch near Ralph Clayton’s shop last Thursday afternoon. Boise’s Hazmat Team is shown making an earthen dam to contain the spillage. Neither the truck driver, David Smith of Jackson, nor the driver of the SUV that it struck, Leslie Lewis of Leroy, was hurt. But it took hours […]