State Senate shutdown

Inside the Statehouse

We are four weeks into the 2008 Regular Session of the Legislature. The session is one-third of the way through. It has been a relatively quiet session, probably because nothing much has been accomplished. I guess you might say it has been more successful than last year’s considering no Senators have slugged each other in the face. However, it has […]

CCHS marching band gains new uniforms

Pugh wins Black History contest

CCHS has the best of the best

This month has been a rewarding one for many at CCHS. The boys’ basketball team made it all the way to Birmingham, Ottis Jackson received an athletic award, and 18 students will be competing in 12 different FBLA state competitions in Birmingham. Just in case you have been cut off from society, our boys’ basketball team made it all the […]

County Records

Marriage license applications William E. Ausbon, to Toshika T. Allen; Ronald Woodrow Jowers, to Kayla Annette Turner; Robert Franklin Bates, to Bernice Yvonne Bradford; Stanley L. Tinsley, to Rhonda S. Tinsley; James David Gallagher, to Savannah Lynn Hinson; Delmar Guy Fletcher, to Chandra L. Barnes; Ronald Meredik Elmore, to Lycrecia Dwan Edwards; Jonathan Nickalas Hill, to Tara Nicole Sheehan; James […]

A Post Office Congress

Congress Reports

While it is no secret that our economy in Alabama is booming in many sectors, the national economic forecast is not as bright. In recent weeks, the headlines have told of rising gas prices, a slumping housing market, and a dollar that is steadily losing its value. Many in Congress, myself included, are hearing loud and clear from the American […]

Career Day a success

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Superintendent Gerald Stephens, Sharon Tiggs the Clarke County Job Coach along with the Transition Team, counselors and teachers of Clarke County would like to thank students, vendors and sponsors for making the Career Day a success. Asberry Daffin opened with an invocation, Mrs. Velma Rowden/Mayor Hudson gave the welcome and Dr. Edwina Hart was the program conductor. The […]

Dogs, dogs and still more dogs!

Gone South

Saw where a beagle named Ono won the top dog prize at the Westminster Kennel Club dog do-rah. Good for Ono. Good for beagles. Reading this, I paused to reflect on dogs I have known and loved. Now, I’m not opposed to cats. They are OK. But, well, it’s like when this cat took up at my house and I […]

Church of the Week

Bible Trivia

Questions and Answers

1. Is the book of Deuteronomy in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Along with his sons, who was the first person in the Bible to be cremated? Samuel, Solomon, Shadrach, Saul. 3. Especially from Biblical times, what did “to sup with” mean? Journey, Pray, Dine, Wash. 4. Who bet 30 men that they could not solve his […]