Beautification award presented

Drinkards tell birth of daughter

Cody and Karen Drinkard of Thomasville announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Lindsey. She was born at 8:50 a.m. May 17, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Randy and Vivian Walters of Nanafalia and Daryl and Susan Drinkard of Thomasville. Great-grandparents are Peggy Daniels of Thomasville and David […]

Memories & Recipes

More grilling recipes for outdoor summertime fun

I just hate cooking indoors when I could be outside doing the same thing and maybe watching the kids dip in the pool while I cook. Here is installment number two of the grilling recipes for your summer enjoyment. One recipe for a dinner or lunch menu and then a grilled sandwich for lunchtime with the kids or grandkids while […]

Church Announcements

Grove Hill Baptist Church will continue Vacation Bible School Thursday, June 16 and end Friday, June 17 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 140 South Church Street. See the link at www.grovehillbaptist.org <www.grovehillbaptist.org&gt; to register online. The Bethel Baptist Association Mass Choir (Southwest District) will have a musical workshop for musicians only at Mt. Zion […]

Henry-Cousette tell wedding plans

Earl and Marilyn Henry of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Priscilla Ann Henry, to Londrae Develle Cousette of Tuscaloosa, son of Bessie C. Matthews of Aliceville, along with their daughter, Shambriel Henry, also of Grove Hill. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jessie and Mattie Henry, both of Toddtown and Wilbert and Delilah Jackson, both of Thomasville. […]

‘Cyclone’ ravaged Gainestown 100 years ago

The Gainestown United Methodist Church building is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. The church as an institution is much older but the building dates to 1911 when a fierce tornado destroyed its predecessor and the current building was erected. The “cyclone,” as The Clarke County Democrat described it, struck Sunday afternoon, March 26, 1911 about 4:45 p.m. Ed H. […]

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Joseph Dewayne Bailey, to Rhonda Tennille Harris; Kenneth Wayne Moore Jr., to Waverly Faye Brooke Hunt; Robert Black, to Janice Leggett; John Mendrell Dear Jr., to Marquita Richelle Horn; Theodore Robinson, to Jannie Williams. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated June 2-11 Vernon C. Denton, to Andrew […]

B.J. Stabler football camp set for July 16

Former Clarke County High School and University of Alabama lineman BJ Stabler is hosting the 3rd annual BJ Stabler Camp with the help of current NFL and college players. The camp will be held Saturday, July 16 at H.G. Prim Stadium in Grove Hill. There will be a Youth Camp – 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The Youth Camp features […]

Sports Writers Association all-state baseball, softball teams released

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs saw their season end in the third round of the Class 3A playoffs but the performance of two players was enough to impress the members of the Alabama Sports Writers Association. Aaron Turner, pitcher and Dre Love, outfielder, were named to the first team in that class. The Leroy Bears did not win the […]

Large turnout for Alabama Alumni meeting

A crowd of more than 100 turned out Tuesday night for the annual Clarke County University of Alabama Alumni and Friends BAMA Club meeting in Jackson. Tom Roberts, the director of Broadcasting for the Crimson Tide Sports Network, was the guest speaker. Scholarships were presented to three area seniors. Ranse Hare won the Melvin and Lois Joiner Endowed Scholarship. Kristen […]