2013-12-05

2013-12-05 E-Edition

2013-12-05 E-Edition

Church News



Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church will have a special singer Sunday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. Stephanie Leavins was born with Muscular Dystrophy and has spent her entire life in a wheelchair. Her faith in God was only strengthened because of this handicap. She has devoted her life to telling people of God’s love and mercy through her testimony and […]

Gators named to all-star team



Three members of the Class AA state runner up Clarke Prep School Gator football team have been named to the AISA All- Star team. Fullback Jarrette Pope, offensive lineman Wesley Williamson and OL/DL Colley Dunagan will play for the West squad in the annual game this Friday at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl. Kick off is set for 7 p.m. Jackson Academy […]

Bishop-Phillips to marry Dec. 21



Dr. Christan Jade Bishop and John David Phillips announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Christopher Bishop and Linda Powell of Thomasville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pugh Sr. and the late Ted Bishop of Thomasville and the late Cathy McCrary of Pell City. She is the great-granddaughter of Annie Laura […]

C’ville’s Christmas tree lighting



Dennis J. King to retire with 32 years of military service



Dennis J. King may not have realized when he joined the U.S. Army in October 1981 at the age of 17,just months after graduating from Clarke County High School, that he would make a career out of the military, serving over three decades and seeing three overseas tours of duty and nine stateside. Command Sergeant Major King of the 2-39th […]

Pigskin Picks

Play against these (so-called) ‘experts’ each week

How to Play: Find the high school and college games in the ads on this page and match them by numbers below, listing your pick to win. You must match all the games in order to qualify. For the tie-breaker, list what you think will be the total points scored. This will be used if everyone picks all the other […]

Trophy buck taken



Cole Johnson, 10-years-old, son of Lamar and Tyrrell Johnson, killed this 8-point buck while hunting with his Mom near Whatley recently.

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Snake handlers and the First Amendment

A snakehandling preacher in LaFollette, Tenn., has run up against state law, and is trying to mount the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as a legal defense. It’s one of those cases that stretches the Constitution to its outer limits. The First Amendment overrules any law respecting the free exercise of religion. The Gospel of Mark, chapter 16 and […]