2017-02-09

2017-02-09 E-Edition

Life Hunt allows the disabled, ill a chance to hunt




It’s been said that delayed gratification is almost always sweeter than the instant variety. Anyone who saw Dudley Luckie’s face last week during the annual Buckmasters Life Hunt at Sedgefields Plantation would most definitely agree with that adage. Luckie was scheduled to be at last year’s Life Hunt, which brings disabled and seriously ill individuals to one of the premier […]

Now here’s a tip!



• If you have a linoleum floor and get scuff marks a lot, try this trick from the pros: Take a regular tennis ball and cut a small “X” into one side. Push the top of your broom through the “X.” Now, when you are sweeping, you can turn your broom over and just lightly rub the scuff mark away […]

A GOAT ain’t on a farm, folks

Sports Scene

Everyone wants to be called GOAT. That is a fact. It is just the way we are wired as humans. Now I didn’t say that folks wanted to be called a goat. Especially if you are anywhere near them ISIS folks. I mean GOAT, as in The Greatest Of All Time = GOAT. Be it as a ditch digger or […]

Southern Karate Academy Warriors receive top honors



Six students from Southern Karate Academy karate circuit with top honors. They competed in five tournaments and against martial artists from all over the south. They competed in Kata, Weapons and Kumite. Kobe Hoven is the 2016 State Champion in Kumite and 1st runner up in Kata and Weapons. Jack Alford is 1st runner up in Weapons and 2nd runner […]

City ball league extends sign-ups through Feb. 18



The Grove Hill Area Baseball and Softball leagues will continue to allow players to sign up for the upcoming season. Parents will have to go to Town Hall and will have until Feb. 17. They will be able to sign up on Saturday, February 18, the same day as try-outs. After that day, no new players will be allowed because […]

Lady Bulldogs in area tournament finals



The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs blew away Cottage Hill 84-33 Monday night to advance to the title game of the area tournament. Playing on their home court in Grove Hill, Ashley Daffin led the way with 20 points and six assists. Makyla Allen added 13 points and nine rebounds. Keondra Caves had 12 points, three rebounds and seven […]

CPS JV, JH squads have good seasons



The Clarke Prep School junior boy’s basketball team finished the season with a 13-4 record, marking their fourth straight winning season. The team got off to a slow start as the first game was played on a Monday, immediately after the football season ended. The JH Gators lost that first game 31-25 to Southern. “It’s the first time in my […]

Church Notices



Amazing Grace Deliverance Church of Thomasville will host a Women’s Conference Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. ending Sunday, Feb. 12 at its regular service. The speakers will be Rev. Joanne Sharp of Selma, Betty Washington of Jackson, Elder Georgia Nash Jackson of Selma, Evangelist Cardy Williams of Sweet Water and Skit-Missionary of the Year written by Harriet Douglas. The […]

Seeds from the Sower

God is always near

We live in a busy world. Days are crowded with more things to do than time allows. Instant texting and rapid responses to anything and everything, whether accurate or not, crown every moment of our lives. Everyone seems to have an opinion we need to hear on every subject – from the mundane to the insane, from the very important […]