2012-05-03

2012-05-03 E-Edition

New Prospect’s Confederate soldiers remembered



The Clarke County Historical Society met in New Prospect Sunday for a memorial service to Civil War veterans buried in the cemetery there. The Pvt. James C. Anderson Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp and the Pvt. Gibeon Jefferson Sullivan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy conducted the program, firing cannon and gun salutes to the eight veterans buried […]

Indian Ridge Baptist news




The Indian Ridge Baptist Church began the month of April with its regular order of service with Rev. Lynum preaching very powerful sermons. The second Sunday in April, Easter was celebrated with the youth department presenting a program. All youth on the program were very excellent speakers and everyone was very proud of them. After the service there was an […]

CCHS Old Timers Reunion



Distinguished Young Woman title awarded



Birds ‘n Stuff

Documenting migatory birds at Fort Morgan

Annual migration of songbirds from Central and South America is about done for this year. Many follow the route through the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico to the southeastern Gulf Coast and on their way north through Clarke County. Recently seen at my feeder were two colorful male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks. The male has a white body, black wings and head, and […]

Sports Quiz



1. In the 2009 and 2010 major-league seasons, only two players compiled at least a .300 batting average, 20 stolen bases and 20 home runs. Name them. 2. How many different seasons has Alfonso Soriano compiled at least 35 home runs and 30 steals? 3. In 2001, the Rams’ Kurt Warner became the third quarterback to lead the NFL in […]

Gators bow out of baseball playoffs



The Clarke Prep School Gators were swept by Autauga Academy 11-0 and 7-1 last Friday in Autaugaville in the first round of the Class AA playoffs. In the first game Jacob Allen, Drew Larrimore, Mathew Parnell, Ty Ackerman and Hunter Furrow each had a hit. Ackerman shouldered the loss. He pitched three innings, allowed five runs on four hits and […]

Travel expense money ought to go to students



Dear Editor, My heart is deeply saddened over a recently published article titled “Clarke County School System must pay Pugh thousands in back travel expenses”. I am constantly reminded of the troubles our schools and teachers have with funding. Teachers are forced to use their money for supplies. When I say supplies, I am not referring to extra activities for […]

Clarke Prep headed to state



Clarke Prep School will head to Montgomery this Friday to play in the AISA Class AA State Tournament. The Lady Gators are a 2- seed and will take on Lakeside at 10 a.m. on Field 4. The winner of that game will meet the winner of the Lowndes-South Choctaw game at 4 p.m. The two losers will meet at 2 […]