Community Calendar

WAYNE COURTNEY CHARITY RIDE will begin Saturday, May 23 at The Station located on Highway 84 West in Coffeeville. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. for the first bike out at 10 a.m. The cost will be $20 per bike. Lunch will be available upon return for $5 per person. There will be a raffle, 50/50 drawing, music, etc. on […]

Peach Tree h’coming will be this Sunday

The Lower Peach Tree United Methodist Church will hold its annual homecoming Sunday, May 24 beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be a worship service, reminiscences and dinner on the grounds. Maud Garrick of Montgomery, the longtime organizer of the event, said the reminiscing this year will be of “Happy Gatherings at the Alabama River.” That will include the landing, […]

Church Announcements

The elders of The Cornerstone Baptist Church announce the One-Stop Biblical Teaching Academy which each week is featuring a DVD message which clearly communicates biblical doctrine and theology from a historic Southern Baptist viewpoint. The selected DVD message is shown at the church building each Tuesday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. and anyone interested in learning about the Christian faith […]

Poole wows the GHBC crowd

Celebrating Mother’s Day at Indian Ridge Baptist Church

Mother’s Day at Indian Ridge Baptist Church was very spiritual. Pastor Lynum’s sermon was entitled, “Give Him to me Lord and I will give Him back to You,” I Samuel, Chapter 1 Verse 9-18. The hymn of the hour was a song performed by Brother and Sister Earl Wilson’s grandsons, Bradon and Lytton Leonard which was entitled “This is the […]


ASSEMBLY OF GOD FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 2410 Coffeeville Rd., Jackson 246-4736 FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD Hwy. 43 S., Thomasville 636-9536 GRACE CHAPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD 1 mi. E. of Coffeeville, 846-2027 MAGNOLIA ASSEMBLY OF GOD 2166 Allen Rd., 275-3630 WHATLEY ASSEMBLY OF GOD 98 Desoto Dr., 275-8489 BAPTIST AMITY BAPTIST Old Line Rd., Whatley ANTIOCH BAPTIST Hwy. 43 N., […]

Town, citizens should prepare for wet-dry vote

A new law that allows municipalities of 1,000 or more in most dry Alabama counties to vote on alcoholic beverages sales surprised many last week. The State Senate easily overrode Gov. Bob Riley’s veto of the matter and it automatically became law. A vote will be forthcoming at some point on the matter in Grove Hill. It could be this […]

Political Cartoon

A Memorial Day salute

As Americans prepare to celebrate the upcoming long Memorial Day weekend with family cookouts and trips to the beach, I hope we will also take a moment to consider the true meaning of the day. In the 141 years since the holiday was officially established, we in this country have reflected on the sacrifices of the thousands of men and […]

The shame of AIG

Now, that’s cost efficiency. It took a mere $165 million to discredit the entire $11.6 trillion edifice of bailouts, capital infusions and guarantees that have accompanied the financial meltdown. The bonuses AIG wants to pay its employees are a pittance compared with the $170 billion it has received in government bailouts, a trifling .097 percent. But nothing so angers the […]