2016-12-01 E-Edition

Be wary of reproduced Coca-Cola trays, items

Q: I have a Coca-Cola tray from 1924 entitled “Touring Car,” which I believe is worth in the $500-$750 range. Stamped on the back is information that it was manufactured by the Ohio Art Company under license from the Coca-Cola Company. Where can I sell it? — Frances, Rio Rancho, New Mexico A: Your tray is not an original, but […]

Bulldogs beat J.F. Shields but lose to Wilcox-Central

Clarke County High School’s varsity basketball team split their first two games of the new season. In the season opener a week ago, the Bulldogs beat J.F. Shields 43-25 in Beatrice. Tavarus Gaillard led the team with nine points. Javon Ivory and Gemannuel Jackson each had seven points. Jeffery Roberts chipped in five points. On the next night, Saturday, Nov. […]

Church Notices

Bassett Creek Baptist Church will have a concert Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. featuring The Nelons of Georgia who have been in the Bill Gaither videos. They will sing Christmas music. Rev. Adam Pate is the pastor. Everyone is invited. New Union Baptist Church of Coffeeville will have its First Annual Musician Appreciation for Minister of Music, Tishana Davis […]

Armstrong-Gill to wed Dec. 31 in Opelika

Leigh Anne Armstrong of Auburn and Henry H. Armstrong III of Tallassee announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abigail, to Gray Gill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darren Gill of Walker Springs. Miss Armstrong is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Oyette Chambliss of Auburn and Mrs. Lucile Armstrong of Columbus, Ga., and the late Henry Armstrong […]

Heath-Thornhill marry Oct. 15

Anita Marie Thornhill and Stephen Daniel Heath exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 15, 2016 with the Rev. Garet Aldridge officiating. The 4 p.m. outdoor ceremony was held at Katie Hearn Oaks in Leroy. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Lance Foster of Grove Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Wynn Thornhill of Northport, Linda Heath of Jackson and Jim Heath […]

Alabama’s history through postcards

A year or so ago I finally started a collection I had been wanting for a longtime — postcards of Alabama’s old courthouses. Courthouse postcards soon turned into collecting cards of other Alabama structures and scenes as well. So I was delighted when I recently received a review copy of a new book published by my friends at New- South […]


Lady Bulldogs finish third

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs brought home third place in the Selma Holiday tournament this past weekend as they won two of three games. “We enjoyed playing in the tournament,” Head Coach Rhonda Wright said. “It is good to see different teams and plus the guard play from some of these teams helped us see what we really […]


1. Who was the last Kansas City Royals player before Kendrys Morales in 2015 to belt three home runs in a game? 2. Between 1970 and 2000, who hit the most triples in any one major-league season? 3. In 2015, QB Christian Hackenberg became the alltime passing yards leader (8,318) at Penn State. Who had held the mark? Answers: 1. […]