Bedwell Reunion will be Saturday, Oct. 9 at W.V. Bedwell’s in Sandflat. Come bring a covered dish and a lawn chair and enjoy the day. Call W.V. Bedwell at 334-636-2696 for more information. Jackson Baseball/Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 at Jackson Links. It is a two person scramble with cash payouts for three flights. To sign up […]

Area Church Directory

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., […]

Church Announcements

St. Peter Baptist Church of the Allen Community will continue its revival services Thursday, Oct. 7 and end Friday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the week will be Rev. Johnny Lynum, pastor of the Indian Ridge Baptist Church of Whatley. Rev. Martha Davis is the pastor. Whatley First Assembly of God will have homecoming Sunday, Oct. […]

Prayer: Farce or force?

A little girl said, “Mom, I’m not going to pray anymore.” “Why not?” she asked. “Because,” said the girl, “I didn’t say my prayers for three nights and nothing bad happened.” Is prayer a farce or a force? It’s a force. Moses prayed, and the Red Sea’s waters parted to make a dry highway for the children of God. Joshua […]

One-car wreck claims life of Jackson woman

A single-vehicle crash Thursday, Sept. 30, in Clarke County claimed the life of a Jackson woman. Mary Denise Jackson, 33, was traveling in a Chevrolet Corsica when she ran off the road and crashed. According to the Alabama Department of Public Safety, the initial investigation indicates Jackson’s vehicle was traveling north on Clarke County 2 when her vehicle left the […]

Juvenile charged in JHS break-ins

A 15-year-old juvenile is charged in dual break-ins that occurred at Jackson High School this past weekend. According to Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, the first incident was reported around 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 3. Entry into the school was gained by breaking open a window. The male suspect is accused of stealing $68 in cash, consuming a number of […]

Cleaning up Coffeeville

Retired Clarke Democratic Party chairman and pollworkers to be honored

Lee B. Williams, the longtime chairman of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee who recently retired, will be honored with a reception Thursday, Oct. 21. At the same reception, Clarke County pollworkers will also be feted for the work they do, said Elma Averett, who succeeded Williams as chairman. “We want to recognize and thank Mr. Lee for the job […]

Sheriff’s candidates answer questions

The Clarke County Democrat posed the following questions to each of the three candidates for sheriff. The candidates had the questions for several days. None of the candidates have seen any of their opponents’ answers. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 2. What do you see as the biggest priorities for the sheriff’s department over the next four years? What […]

James Dunagan makes World War II Honor Flight to D.C.

James Dunagan along with 87 veterans, 27 guardsmen, 11 Rotary Club members who sponsored the trip flew out of Tuscaloosa to Baltimore on Sept. 22 on an Honor Flight to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. They were greeted by the senior chaplain of the Air Force who was a second star general and other service men […]