Dunagan-Miller set wedding date

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Harrell of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter Samantha Dunagan, to Tyler Gail Miller, son of Joe and Gail Miller of Meridian. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bernard M. Harrell of Jackson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wilson of Grove Hill. The prospective groom is […]

School board OK’s credit-based diploma

The Clarke County Board of Education approved May 15 the new state approved option for graduating from high school by passing only three of the five sections of the state Graduation Exam. The credit-based diploma from the Alabama Board of Education allows students to graduate if they have all their credits, and must pass the math and reading sections of […]

Wins gospel music awards

Clarke County marriages, deeds listed

Marriage license applications Leo Benjamin Larrimore, to Chelsea Kaitlin Milstead; Michael Edward Vaughn, to Crysta Renee Tabron; Sandys Miller Stimpson, to Christina Louise Morgan. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated May 8-15 Family Security Credit Union, to Bernard Pugh. David M. Walker, to L. Ray Beech. Nancy W. Vrocher, to […]

Gowan will turn 100 June 7

William Gowan of Pine Hill will turn 100- years-old on June 7. A birthday celebration is planned for Sunday, June 1 from 2 until 4:30 p.m. at the Sunny South Baptist Church. Gowan credits good genes and staying active and interested in life for his longevity. He is an active member of the Gideons.

Daughtrey wins awards

Martha Daughtrey of Coffeeville was recently awarded the Top 10 Most Played Gospel Artist on one-on-one and Gospel Classic Syndicated 2007 and Southern Gospel Artist 2006, 2007 and 2008 for the United Kingdom Christian Music Alliance of New Christian Music, United Kingdom. Her fifth album, “Higher, Isiah 40:31,” has just been released. This summer she will travel to England, Bangor, […]

New Arrivals

Massey Mr. and Mrs. Wil Massey (nee Jessica Smith) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a daughter, Meredith Brooke Massey. She was born May 1, 2008 at 6:31 a.m. at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She weighed eight lbs., five ozs. and measured 21 inches. She is welcomed home by brothers, Gage and Cole. Maternal grandparents are Donna and Bragg […]

Final plans announced

Adams-Deas Lacey Nicole Adams and Jeffery Devin Deas will exchange marriage vows Saturday, May 24 at 4 p.m. at Lagoon Baptist Church in Gulf Shores. Miss Adams is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Wade Adams of Gulf Shores. Mr. Deas is the son of Daphne Day of Gulf Shores and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Deas of Coffeeville. Sheffield-Clanton […]

House avoids stand on tankers

Congress Reports

The House Armed Services Committee met last week to draw up the bill that sets defense spending levels for military programs for the upcoming fiscal year. Many, including me, were concerned that provisions would be added to this bill, provisions detrimental to Northrop Grumman’s contract with the Air Force to build America’s new refueling tanker, the KC-45. As you know, […]

From Our Files

40 years ago Local lawmen discovered a cache of hidden moonshine whiskey in a field at Orange Hill. Thirty-six gallons were recovered by Deputy Douglas Morgan and others. “Miss Faye’s” Kindergarten graduates were pictured. They included Renee Gibbs, Angie Bouler, Darlene Chandler, Laura Bradford, Theresa Bennett, Doug Hutto, Hugh Terry, Jennifer McGraw, Kathy Hurd, Tommy Squires, Ray Sansom, Dale Squires, […]