2015-04-30 E-Edition

Sports Quiz

1. In 2014, Penn State turned two triple plays in one game, only the second time it happened in NCAA Division I baseball history. Who did it first? 2. Who was the last Chicago White Sox rookie before Jose Abreu (2014) to be selected to the All-Star Game? 3. Who holds the Pittsburgh Steelers record for most rushing yards in […]

Top 10 list insults mullet tossers

A few days ago I came across a list of the “10 quirky American festivals you must visit.” Now I have been to a “quirky” festival or two. Once I baked in the sun at the “Willie Nelson and Friends” Fourth of July celebration at the shade-less Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Hank Jr. reportedly got a case of stage-fright and […]

Clarke Prep baseball season comes to a close

Lady Bulldogs beat Jackson, host area tournament

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs closed out the regular season by edging Jackson 1-0 in eight innings last Friday in Grove Hill. In the eighth inning Kiana Barganier was placed at second base using the international tie-break. Cason Young sacrificed the runner to third base. Madison Newton then singled Barganier home with the winning run. Kalisha Hudson and […]

Playing ball together for over 10 years

Great turnout for Run the Hill 2015 5K race

Corey Cartwright captured the Men’s Overall 1st Place and Stephanie Nobles took the Women’s Overall 1st Place in the annual Run The Hill 5K Race this past Saturday in Grove Hill. Cartwright finished with a time of 22:18.5 while Nobles tallied a time of 24:04.5 The Grove Hill race had a large number of runners for the race this year. […]

GH Hospital Auxiliary donates $5,000 to radiology department

Emily Steadham, administrator with Grove Hill Memorial Hospital, reported April 23 that the Hospital Auxiliary continues to make monetary donations to the facility. They recently donated $5,000 to the radiology department for a new Pigg-o-Stat stabilizer device. The device holds children in position, keeping their arms up to do chest x-rays. In addition, the auxiliary fundraiser, the $5 Jewelry Sale, […]

Let’s hear it for Texas

The well-known folk hero, frontiersman, and politician Davy Crockett once remarked to constituents in Tennessee after losing a Congressional reelection bid, “You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas.” Based on recent data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the latter part of Crockett’s comments appear to be good advice today. An earlier column […]

Coffeeville cleanup efforts