2015-09-03

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Clarke Prep downs Southern Academy



The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators continued their winning ways as they beat Southern Academy 25-20, 25-6, 17-25 and 25- 22 last Monday in Greensboro. Tayla Wood was 9-14 serving with three aces, nine hits and two kills. Celina Becton was 10-11 serving with an ace, nine assists and a dig. Jami Allen was 9-10 serving with an ace, eight […]

Look at the size of these taters!



Albert Lewis of Grove Hill displayed some rather large sweet potatoes on Aug. 27, which were grown in his garden. He didn’t have a particular secret to growing such healthy plants, just the right mixture of fertilizer.

Aggies beat Bulldogs in 100th game




The 100th meeting between Clarke County High and Jackson went the way of the Aggies with a sound 35-0 win in Grove Hill last Thursday night. “Jackson definitely has a good football team,” CCHS Head Coach Junior Kelley said. “They are fast on defense,” he added. “But we didn’t execute very well offensively. You could see our youth and inexperience […]

Gators battle, fall to Tuscaloosa




The season didn’t start out like the Clarke Prep School Gators had hoped as they fell 37-18 to the Knights of Tuscaloosa Academy last Thursday on the road. “I thought we played hard the whole game,” Head Coach Billy Hamilton said. “We had negative things happen, like a touchdown being called back early in the game. But we also had […]

Parden family reunion Saturday



The Parden family reunion will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, near Coffeeville, Saturday, Sept. 5. William L. Parden Jr., the oldest sibling of the Elias “Bunk” Parden family, and his wife, A.V. Webb Parden of Semmes plan to attend. They are both 89 years old and observed their 70th wedding anniversary Aug. 19. Their anniversary will be celebrated at […]

Want to be in ASCC’s Dracula?



Alabama Southern Community College’s Theatre Department in Monreoville will be holding an open casting call for its Halloween performance of “Dracula,” a play based on Bram Stoker’s novel about the Transylvanian vampire. There are 12 parts and males and females of all ages are needed. Auditions are open to ASCC students as well as the general public. They will be […]

Best wishes on 100th



Bernice Payne Feagin had lots of well-wishers at her 100th birthday party held at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church Sunday. Greeting her is Coleman Quinn as Mary English and Feagin’s son, Donald, talk. She graduated from Huntingdon College and Tulane University and began work with the Alabama Department of Public Welfare (later Pensions and Security and now the Department […]

Quilt raffle to benefit Pilots for Christ



The Cozy Quilters Club donates a quilt to be raffled off on Sept. 20 with proceeds going to the Pilots for Christ program. Tickets are on sale now for $5. Carla Bilbrey, Tami Dixon, Tip Blakeney, and Shirley Crow were presented the quilt. Marie Slade, Donna Couch, and Dora Thomas contributed in many ways in its construction. It will be […]

‘Just Say No!‘



Derrick Moore (cat) and Josh Stabler (dog) were spreading the anti-drug message Aug. 26 in downtown Grove Hill as part of community service for the First Judicial Circuit Drug Court.