2012-05-10

2012-05-10 E-Edition

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Making room for hospital expansion?



8 busted for drugs in Grove Hill

Drug task force makes undercover buys and then makes arrests

The Clarke County Drug Task Force arrested eight Grove Hill residents Monday and Tuesday for selling or otherwise distributing drugs. Arrested Monday were Freddie Witherspoon, Britnie Jackson, Shelton Dickinson, Nadine Chapman, Terris Martin, Laquinton Denson and Kendrick Hill. Tuesday, an eighth suspect was arrested, Douglas Robinson. The arrests were made in the 4-H, or Wilson Hall, neighborhood; in the new […]

Teen OK after truck rolls on him



A teenager appeared to be OK late Tuesday afternoon after a small pickup roll over on him. Braxton Paul and Zachary Motes, both teenagers, were collecting scrap metal on property belonging to a relative off of the Overton Road in the Helwestern area when the mishap occurred. The pickup somehow rolled down an incline and into a gully, flipping over […]

Relay for Life events scheduled this weekend



Grove Hill’s Relay for Life is Saturday, May 12 at Clarke County High School’s Prim Stadium from noon until midnight. Survivors will take their walk right after the event starts. The Luminaria Ceremony begins at 8 p.m. and the relay will end at 10 p.m. Throughout the day Winky Hicks will be playing and there will be food and games. […]

Road into Barlow Bend to be closed for repairs



The county plans to begin work to repair a slide area on Madison Road (County Route 33) between Gainestown and Barlow Bend the week of May 21, Clarke County Engineer Danny Overton told county commissioners at Monday’s work session. Overton was responding to a question from District 4 Commissioner Tyrone Moye about the problem area. The problem has become pretty […]

Pugh treasures



Car leaves road, clips utility pole and puts the lights out



A one-vehicle accident on the Asbury Road in Grove Hill Saturday night literally turned the lights out in a large part of town. Jason Daniel Allen, 16, of Brooksville Road, Dickinson, was coming into town around 9:40 p.m. on the Asbury Road when he lost control in a curve just before he got to Church Street. He left the road […]

Bumpers



Mrs. Aurie Lee Chapman Bumpers, age 87, a native and resident of Grove Hill was born November 24, 1924 to the parentage of the late Hallie Chapman and Lottie Chapman. She departed this life Sunday, May 6, 2012 at her home in the Zimco Community. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with Mount Zion Baptist Church #2 […]

Dumas



George Thomas “Tommy” Dumas, 74, a native of Grove Hill died Thursday, May 3, 2012. He was born March 4, 1938, in Grove Hill and was a devoted husband and father, a graduate of Clarke County High School, a member of Union Baptist Church, and a retiree of Weyerhaeuser Co. Survivors include his wife, Martha Sutton Dumas; four children, Thomas […]