Area churches schedule events

Chance & Scyrene

Revival services continue this week at St. Thomas AME Church of Lower Peach Tree, where Rev. W.W. Nixon is the pastor. Services begin each night at 7 p.m. Rev. William E. Jackson, pastor of the Little Burrah Baptist Church of Grove Hill is the speaker for the week. Mt. Sinai AME Church of Packers Bend will observe their annual homecoming […]

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Travis Brent Traxler, to Andrea Helen Stewart; Jeremy Le-Ewing Peters, to Lindsey Scarbrough; Jeremiah Patterson, to Kim Mason. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Aug. 6-12 Gaines R. Adams, to Shelton K. Jackson. Robert Cecil Pierce, to Beverly P. Baxter. Thor Huebner, to James L. Law. William […]

Grand jury indictments

Here are some of the 259 indictments issued by the Clarke County Grand Jury a few weeks ago. Others will be detailed as arrests are made. Patrick Dewayne Anderson, possession forged instrument second degree. Joe Dan Barnes Jr., theft of property first degree. Joe Dan Barnes Sr., theft of property second degree. Nicholas Jermaine Beckham, possession controlled substance, possession of […]


Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 11-18 include: Patrick Kelly Phillips, 19, running stop sign, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. Markeesha Denise Moore, 32, assault second degree, $5,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Ladarryl Dewayne Nicholson, 29, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Stephanie Nicole Sullivan, 35, manufacturing […]

Rev. and Mrs. Rodgers celebrate 67th anniversary with dinner given by daughter

Rev. Heary and Mrs. Eunice Rodgers of Whatley celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 16. They were given a dinner hosted by their daughter, Ms. Annie Horn. The couple was married Sunday, Aug. 16, 1942 by Probate Judge Coma Garrett in Grove Hill.


Q: I have an item I would like to have appraised: a Coblentz patent leather purse. Can you recommend someone who can help me? — Barbara, Foley, Ala. A: I did some research about your pocketbook and discovered that the Colblentz handbag company began in 1935 and was originally located at 6 West 32nd Street in New York. According to […]

Coffeeville Elementary, High continue to make AYP ‘clear’ list

Coffeeville High School continues to be a thriving educational institution. There will be an adult reading program implemented during the month of September at Coffeeville High School. This literacy program will take place after school for parents that want to enhance their reading skills. We are also proud to say that the student enrollment has increased at Coffeeville High School. […]

Citizen of Year nominations sought

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 […]

North Allen club members share recipes

The North Allen Homemakers Club held its annual tasting party Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the Grove Hill home of Mrs. Helen Luff. The following recipes were shared by club members. Chicken Enchilada Casserole By Carolyn Downey 3 cups shredded, cooked chicken 1 pack (1.25 ozs.) taco seasoning 2 cups salsa verde 9 fajita-size flour tortillas 1 can (15.5 ozs.) refried […]

Stanley-Sweeney to say vows in Washington, D.C.

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Barlow are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Grey Stanley, also daughter of the late Edwin Paul Stanley, to Sean Francis Xavier Sweeney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Sweeney of Garden City, New York. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Scoggins of Leroy, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Seale […]