Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 21-28 include: Darice Lajune James, 23, failure to appear, $276 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Billy Gene Welch, 55, failure to appear, $408 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Andrew Benjamin Boyington, 28, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Kenneth Dale Boone, 39, probation violation, […]

Alabama bows out of Pre-Majors Series

OZARK—Alabama ran out of gas Monday afternoon as they lost 12-1 to South Carolina, ending their run in the Dixie Pre-Majors World Series here at Buddy Williams Stadium. Alabama plated their only run in the first inning. Josh Kimball tripled and scored on Windham Jackson’s hit. Joe Joe Jackson and Will Wiggins had the other two hits for Alabama. Brady […]

Grove Hill still alive at Dixie State

LINCOLN—The Grove Hill 11 & 12-year-old all-stars downed White Plains 7-1 Monday night here to keep their hopes of a state title alive. “Our pitching has been lights-out,” coach Kirk Dozier said. “Plus we have had some great defense. The outfield had about six or seven catches for outs.” Dustin Huggins got the win as he fanned eight batters over […]


Edna Woodard, 104, of Coffeeville died July 24, 2009. She was born Oct. 4, 1904 in West Bend to the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Rosetta Williams. She was a member of Cedar Point Baptist Church of Coffeeville. Survivors include one especially devoted and dedicated daughter, Rosa V. Thornton; two stepdaughters, Ella B. Thomas, Coffeeville, Denise A. Woodard, Paterson, […]


Elsie Imogene Smith Postlewaite, 94, of Jackson died July 24, 2009 at Jackson Healthcare Facility. Survivors include one son, John Charles (Sandra) Postlewaite, Jackson; two grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. A graveside service was July 27 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Lathan Funeral Home directed.


Minnie Zeola Fuller, 88, of Whatley died July 9, 2009 at a local health care facility. She was born Feb. 16, 1921. She was a member of Asbury Baptist Church. Survivors include eight sons, Cecil (Catherine) Fuller, Walker Springs, Charles (Retha) Fuller, Bassett Creek, Warren (Dainne) Fuller, Grove Hill, Tommy (Pam) Fuller, George (Eileen) Fuller, Bennie (Kathy) Fuller, all of […]


Dana Davis Batley, 48, of Bay Minette died July 26, 2009 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. She was born Feb. 21, 1961. She was a native of Brewton. She was also a former resident of Jackson. She was a member of Rockville Baptist Church in Jackson. She was self-employed with a home cleaning business. Survivors include one son, Hunter […]

Reynolds-Peebles to marry in Nashville

Anna Adelle Reynolds and John Robert Peebles will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. at the West End United Methodist Church in Nashville, TN. Miss Reynolds is the daughter of Ms. Sharon Reynolds of Grove Hill and the late Frankie Reynolds. Mr. Peebles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Peebles of Baytown, TX.

Weatherization funds available

Gov. Bob Riley has awarded an additional $30.6 million in economic stimulus funds to help thousands of low-income residents across Alabama reduce their home energy costs. The grants also are intended to stimulus employment opportunities for the construction industry. The Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program helps individuals cut their utility bills by making homes more energy efficient. The program gives priority […]

Elmore earns award