2012-04-12 E-Edition

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Court and paving all same week

Next week is the spring criminal jury term for Clarke County Circuit Court, one of the busiest weeks of the year at the Clarke County Courthouse when parking in the normally sparse Grove Hill is at a premium. Next week has also been picked as the week to pave the renovated Main Street in front of the courthouse. It could […]


High price for cool temps in courthouse

The price to ensure comfortable temperatures in the Clarke County Courthouse isn’t cheap. Tuesday, county commissioners agreed to a service agreement with Carrier totaling $18,674 a year for five years to keep up the units in the courthouse. In addition a $6,080 one time extended warranty was purchased for one of the units. James McLean, retired school system maintenance superintendent, […]


Getting full fines could be incentive for law enforcement and community service also seen as a possible deterrent

Area law enforcement officers met with the Clarke County Citizens Against Litter Committee April 5 to talk about enforcement of anti-litter laws and ways to encourage people not to litter. Two highlights of the meeting were the fact that local arresting agencies get to keep all of the litter fines they collect on convictions, something that might entice local law […]

Cllarrke Countty Eventts

Spring Jubilee at CCARC Saturday The Clarke County Arc’s (CCARC) Annual Spring Jubilee “Smokin’ in the Pines,” will be Saturday, April 14, at the organization’s grounds in Jackson. Plans are underway for live entertainment, 5K run and fun walk, dog show, silent auction, cake walk, food vendors, children’s game and play area, art walk, and the annual benefit ride featuring […]


Hazel Nell Haskew Etheridge, 72, of Grove Hill died April 7, 2012. She was born April 20, 1939. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She served in several church and community organizations. She was a retired deputy circuit clerk with the State of Alabama at the Clarke County Courthouse. Survivors include two sons, Floyd Scott Etheridge, […]


Helen S. Hudson, 88, of Jackson died April 10, 2012 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1923. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. She was a housewife. Survivors include her husband, Slay Hudson, Jackson; two daughters, Claire (Burt) Parrish, Prattville, Lee (Mark) Maggill, Marietta, Georgia; one sister, Jackie Malone, Gulfcrest, Ala.; […]


Will Gillis Milstead, 85, of Jackson died April 5, 2012 at his residence. He was born Jan. 18, 1928. He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the United States Army. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars […]

Thank You

Leonard Knight May 11, 1928 - March, 23, 2012

We want to thank everyone for the love and concern shown to Paw Paw throughout his six years of being home bound and the last three years in the Thomasville Nursing Home. A very special thank you to our families for all that you’ve done. He was cheerful and ready to talk to everyone who passed by his room. He […]