2007-05-03

Lady Gators headed to state tournament



The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat Cottage Hill twice last Thursday to earn the right to play in the Class AAA AISA state softball tournament. In the first game CPS won 9-6. Kay Kay Grocholl pitched all seven innings, allowed eight hits and struck out four in getting the win. Haley Hill was 2-for-3 with two RBI. Katelyn Dunagan […]

CPS athletic club to meet



The Clarke Prep School athletic club will meet Thursday (tonight), May 3 in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. to discuss the upcoming awards banquet. The banquet will be Monday, May 14. All members are urged to attend.

Lady Bulldogs prepare for area tourney



The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs hammered the Lady Indians of Southern Choctaw 16-1 last week in Grove Hill. Menetre Martin went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Nicki Harvell was 2- for-3 with an RBI. Ayesha Dickinson was 2-for-2. Nikki Williams, Abby Walker and Brittney Harvell each added a hit. Abbey Walker (1-2) got her first of the season as […]

Dixie Youth action



The Tigers beat the Rangers 13- 9 in 9 & 10-year-old Grove Hill Dixie Youth action Monday night. Justin Smith led the way for the Tigers by going 2-for-3 with a double and a triple. Adding a hit were Zakery Armistead, Hunter Spidle, Trey Larrimore with an inside-the-park home run and Justin Baugh with a single. Getting hits for the […]

Area baseball dominating



The area is going full swing in the AHSAA baseball playoffs with five teams still playing, advancing to the third round. In Class 4A the Jackson Aggies, ranked number one for several weeks during the regular season, swept St. James, the defending state champ, 5-0 and 10-6 to earn a date at home against Trinity this Friday. John Luke Jacobs […]

Outdoor 3-on-3 basketball tourney set for Peach Tree



Realizing that giving young people something to do will prevent them from getting into any trouble, organizers in the Lower Peach Tree area are announcing Coolers & Cool Hoop It Up 3-on- 3 basketball tournament. The tourney will be held at the Community House in Lower Peach Tree on May 18, 19 and 20. “A community must do what it […]

Area Obituaries



Bishop Archie Bishop Jr., 72, of Chatom died April 30, 2007 at his residence. He was born Dec. 17, 1934. He was a honorably discharged from the United States Army. He was a member of Lilly Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Chatom where he served as a deacon and an usher. He was retired from the transportation department of Exceptional […]

Drama Club goes colonial



Twenty-two students traveled back in time to showcase life in Colonial America on the back campus of Clarke County High School. The Drama Club dressed in colonial attire and portrayed famous people who lived during that time period. Members of the Concert Band played old-time music throughout the demonstration. The students had to research to find out how people lived […]

Honor roll students named



Clarke County High School’s honor roll for the third ninth week’s period is listed. Ninth Grade All As: Ladonte Allen, Brianna Foreman, Kiara Gildersleeve, John Pendleton, Jamie Stabler and Dylyn Walker. As and Bs: Tamichael Burroughs, Donta Gates, Keondra Harris, Mensa Knight, Celeste Malone, Tynesha McConnell, Michael Mullins, Anthony Nelson, Kendra Parker, Tanisha Pendleton, Alexandria Rouse, Amelia Sheffield, Rashad Snell […]

ADO’s Wade lauds regional economic efforts

Twin Rivers' group can aid development

The director of the Alabama Development Office and other speakers complimented Choctaw and Clarke counties efforts to work together on community and economic development issues through a new partnership effort of the two counties. Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership hosted a meeting billed as an “Economic Summit” at Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville Tuesday that drew about 100 elected […]