Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year

The Grove Hill Civitan Club is accepting nominations for Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year. Nominations should include a resume and must be accompanied by a letter explaining in detail the nominee’s activities and how these activities make a difference in the community. The person or group submitting the nominations must identify themselves in the letter. The nominee must have […]

CHS Class of ’57 meets at Dauphin Island

Franz family welcomes birth

Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Franz, (nee Bridget Smith) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a son, Cohen Allen Franz. He was born June 17, at 9:54 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He weighed eight lbs., six ozs. and measured 22.5 inches. He is welcomed home by his big brothers, Keagan, 9 and Braeden, 7. Maternal grandparents are Bruce […]

Gaillard named to UAH Scholars List

William Gaillard of Jackson was named to The University of Alabama in Huntsville Scholars List for the spring semester 2008. The list includes undergraduate students completing a minimum of 12 undergraduate hours in this semester. Scholars are designated as those completing the semester with a grade point average of 3.0 -3.4999. Gaillard is majoring in optical engineering.

Final Plans

Reeves-Alday Melissa Nicole Reeves and Wayne Edward Alday will exchange wedding vows Saturday, July 19 at 2 p.m. at St. Stephens Baptist Church. Miss Reeves is the daughter of Chuck and Jenny Reeves of Leroy. Mr. Alday is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Oswalt of Andalusia. All friends and relatives are invited to attend through the medium of […]

Ball to compete in NBHA finals

Lambert Ball of division AL05 has qualified to compete in the NBHA 2007 Youth World Finals which will be held in Jackson, Miss., July 20-26. This year, approximately 1,700 NBHA finalists from the United States will compete for cash prizes, buckles, and trailers. Lambert is pictured with her horse, Ebay, at the NBHA State Championship held June 6-8 in Andalusia. […]

Son born to Carroll family

Mr. and Mrs. James Carroll (nee Stacie Martin) of Livingston announce the arrival of a boy, James Nixon Carroll, born June 18, 2008, at Rush Foundation Hospital, in Meridian, Miss. Nixon weighed seven lbs., and measured 21 inches. He is welcomed home by big sisters Natalie Grace and Mallory Claire. Maternal grandparents are Matthew and Pam Matlock of Tallahassee, Fla. […]

Shop close to home

Our Opinions

The fuel crisis is getting worse. Regular gasoline has now topped $4 a gallon locally. The higher cost of driving requires a change in habits for a lot of folks. One of those changes is turning out to be shopping at home- or at least closer to home. The Associated Press did a story from Thomasville recently that focused on […]

Lies and rumors of lies

From The Nethermost

I’m running again. Several years ago, I had to stop running as a result of my failing to act my age: I tried to pick up too much weight. I aggravated the resulting injury by joining some friends at a lake to ride on one of those fun little one-man ski-boats. Those things skim across the water, becoming airborne when […]

Collecting by Larry Cox

Q: We have a 1939 Philco console radio. It is in a walnut cabinet and is the 39-116 model. I have been offered $600 for it. – Ken, Covington, Ky. A: Take the money and run. According to the Collector’s Guide to Antique Radios by John Slusser (Collector Books, $19.95), your radio is worth in the $220-$250 range. *** Q: […]