Fulton hit-and-run suspect arrested

A suspect has been arrested in a hit-and-run accident Nov. 29 in Fulton. A log truck hit the rear end of a Hyundai sport utility vehicle. The accident occurred at approximately 3:05 p.m. at the Fulton Junction, the intersection of Highway 178 and Highway 43, said Fulton Police Chief Larry Hicks. The driver of the Hyundai was Nephiteri Sanders, 27, […]

Arrests booked into county jail

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Janie J. Willis, failure to appear in traffic court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Sylvester Dickinson, two counts resisting arrest, two counts public intoxication, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. Thomas Woodrow Price, DUI, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. Gregory Lynn Dement, DUI, arrested by […]

Visits up at hospital clinics

Patient visits are up for all three clinics affiliated with the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital, Tina Syphrit, clinic administrator, reported Nov. 29 to the hospital board of directors. From September to October, the Grove Hill clinic was up over 300 visits; the Coffeeville clinic was up 20; and the Fulton clinic was up 30. One of those days the Coffeeville […]

Rutherford to be sentenced Monday

Sharon L. Rutherford, a former Coffeeville High School teacher, will be sentenced Monday, Dec. 10, on two counts of enticing a child to enter a room or vehicle for immoral purposes. She was found guilty of the Class C felonies in Clarke County Circuit Court Oct. 24. The charges involved 14 and 15- year-old students at CHS. Rutherford, 32, of […]

Bell ringer on duty

Car turns upside down off Hwy. 43

Suspect caught in theft of trailers, four-wheeler

A suspect has been arrested in the theft of three utility trailers and a four-wheeler. One utility trailer was stolen from Harvey Martin’s residence on Allen Walker Road, said Ron Baggette, chief investigator with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. In addition, Bobby Powell and Robert Sheffield each had a utility trailer stolen from Powell’s land on Allen Walker Road close […]

Drug money seized

Money used in an apparent illegal drug transaction was seized Dec. 1 by Deputy Jim Mundie of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. While working interdiction on Highway 43 north of Grove Hill, K-9 Deputy Mundie stopped a vehicle for speeding, said Ron Baggette, chief investigator. The driver of the vehicle was Rodney Jerome Cox of Catherine, Ala., and there were […]

Senior volunteers honored at annual RSVP dinner

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Awards and Recognition Dinner was held Nov. 29 at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. Volunteer of the year nominees (top left photo) included Hester Blankenship of Washington County, Claudette Gibson of Choctaw County, Voncile Long of Wilcox County, Mary Gaddy of Marengo County, Linda Turner-Gaines of Choctaw County, Berniece McIlwain of Choctaw County, Elinor […]

Area cooks learn tips to repair holiday kitchen blunders

Many of us live very busy lives and have learned the art of multi-tasking – or at least we think. Anyone who has ever been distracted in the kitchen knows that anything can go wrong and often with disastrous results. When things go wrong this holiday season never fear, there are a few things you can do to redeem your […]