New Coach, New Year, New Beginning

After receiving and getting used to a new coach, Coach Compton, the Babes are off to a new start. They won their first game at home Tuesday, August 26 against Millry. They also beat Monroe County last Thursday. Come on out and support the Babes. All the way to State, girls!


Rev. Avery L. Cox, 42, died Aug. 25, 2008. He was the son of the late Henley L. Cox and Gloria Smith Cox (Ann) of Hercules, Calif., formerly of Thomasville. He was the grandson of the late General Lee Smith (Bud) and Willie Ann Smith, Thomasville and the late Charlie Cox and Alma Cox, Toddtown. The service will be Saturday, […]


James Bernard Jackson, 83, of Thomasville died Aug. 27, 2008 at Jackson Health Care Facility. He was born Feb. 3, 1925. He is survived by a sister, Cecile Runnels, Alexander City; several nephews and nieces. A graveside service was Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery in Thomasville with Rev. Jim DuFriend officiating. O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home […]


Johnnie Fletcher Tharp Sr., 87, of Washington County died Aug. 27, 2008 at a local nursing facility after a brief illness of Acute Leukemia and Pneumonia. He was born Sept. 21, 1920 in Grove Hill. He was a devoted Christian husband, father and grandfather. He was a member and deacon of the Liberty Baptist Church. He was a member of […]


Wilma Virginia “Ginny” Lankford, 64, of Jackson died Aug. 29, 2008 at a local health care facility. She was born June 29, 1944. She was a room quality supervisor for Vanity Fair Corporation. She is survived by a sister, Patricia (Houston) Roney. The service was Aug. 30 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Steve Foster and […]


Leo Earl DuBose, 86, of Jackson died Aug. 29, 2008 in an area hospital. He was born June 11, 1922. He graduated from Jackson High School. He attended Livingston University. He studied hospital administration through Columbia University. He was a retired hospital administrator from Leaksville Hospital in Leaksville, Miss. He was a World War II veteran having served in the […]

New faculty welcomed to Clarke County

As the student body started the year off with all access to their new facility, they encountered some new faculty members as well. Mrs. Tyler, a 9th and 11th grade English teacher who replaced Mrs. Baugh, who is now the librarian, has been teaching for 11 years as a secondary teacher. Tyler’s reason for coming is she “saw an opportunity […]

Students remember ‘Ms. Mac’

During the summer, everyone was devastated by the passing of Clarke County High School’s hardworking counselor Ms. Brenda McIntyre. After her passing a memorial service was held on August 1, 2008 at the Sage Auditorium, but the Spanish Club felt that a visible memorial for Ms. Mac, as they sometimes called her, was needed. To further memorialize Ms. Mac, the […]

Welcome back as school year starts

Welcome students, faculty, and staff! We are looking forward to a great, productive year. We expect this year to be an outstanding year academically and athletically. With the motivation of parents and the dedication of each and every student, all are capable of successfully accomplishing all goals set forth for the school year. We were saddened by the death of […]

Bulldogs fall hard to Leroy 36-9

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs gave a valiant effort but fell hard 36-9 to the Leroy Bears last Friday night at Palmer Stadium in Leroy. The game matched the seventh ranked team in 4A, CCHS, against the top-ranked team in 2A, LHS. “We didn’t play very well at all,” coach Allan Floyd said. “They, on the other hand, did […]