2015-05-21 E-Edition

Stephens graduates at Troy

Gayle Stephens of Jackson has graduated from Troy University during the Spring 2015 semester at the University’s campus in Troy. Stephens received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Arts and Sciences. The spring commencement for the Troy Campus was held Friday, May 8 inside Trojan Arena. Troy graduate student Mac-Jane Chukwu of Lagos, Nigeria, delivered the keynote […]

Lady Bulldogs end season in Montgomery

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs softball team ended its season May 16 after three games in the 4A state tournament. CCHS was 1-2 in games played in Lagoon Park in Montgomery. The Lady Bulldogs lost their first game 2-1 May 15 to Central High School of Florence. Sally Jordan was the losing pitcher. She pitched 7 innings, and […]

SW Ala. Medical Center offering scholarships from $500 to $1,000

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center (SWAMC) Auxiliary is offering scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 to students who have been accepted in a healthcare field at an approved educational facility. Applications may be obtained from the Alabama Southern Nursing office, the Thomasville Nursing Home business office (located behind the nursing home) or from the SWAMC Auxiliary Scholarship Committee at P.O. […]

Mr. and Mrs. Wiggins have new daughter

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas (nee Lindsay Sutton) Wiggins of Loxley announce the arrival of a daughter, Scarlett Catherine Wiggins, born March 31, 2015 at 1:01 p.m. at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. She weighed six lbs., 12 ozs. and measured 20 inches. She is welcomed home by her five-year-old sister, Stella Kay. Grandparents are Brenda and Roy Schell of Sunflower, Deborah […]

McIntyre is valedictorian at Patrician Academy

James Cassidy McIntyre has been named Valedictorian for the Class of 2015 at Patrician Academy. Son of George McIntyre and Tracy Billiot, his grandparents are Ouida McIntyre and Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry McCalley. Cass’s leadership positions include serving as Beta Club Chaplain, 9; Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chaplain, 10; Vice President of his class, 9, 11th; Class President, 12; […]

Evans-Woods to wed May 30 in Chilton church

Kimberly Anne Evans and Victor Calvin Wood announce their engagement. Ms. Evans is the daughter of Elsie Evans of Frisco City and the late James H. Evans. Mr. Wood is the son of the late Percy Wood of Grove Hill and the late John and Hellen Tucker of Excel. The bride-elect is a graduate of Frisco City High School. She […]

Lesley-Kania tell plans to marry in Orange Beach

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pate and Mr. and Mrs. John T. Lesley Jr. of Tuscaloosa have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julia Lesley, to Daniel Kania, son of Dr. and Mrs. Gary Kania of Thomasville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John T. Lesley Sr. of Tuscaloosa and the late Mrs. Bobbie Lesley. Miss Lesley is […]

CCHS Bulldogs varsity wins jamboree at Sweet Water

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs beat the Sweet Water High Bulldogs May 14 8-6 in a defensive struggle played at Sweet Water. The varsity teams played for the first three quarters, and the junior varsity played in the final quarter. Trey Yelder scored the lone touchdown and also the 2-point conversion. It was a tough jamboree contest against a […]

Over 300 third graders get hands-on art experience

Art Education Classes were provided for public and private school students from Grove Hill, Jackson and Thomasville, May 6-8 in Studio 122 in downtown Grove Hill. The classes are sponsored by the Grove Hill Arts Council. About 300 third grade students from Grove Hill Elementary, Clarke Preparatory School, Thomasville Elementary School, Jackson Intermediate School and home school programs filled Studio […]