2017-04-13 E-Edition

Scenes from Opening Day in Grove Hill

Jackson Mayor South plans Memorial Day dedication for flagpole

An 80-foot flag pole has been erected near the intersection of Highways 43 and 177 in Jackson and Mayor Paul South is planning a program for Memorial Day to dedicate the flag. South was at the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday to tell about the project and to invite commissioners. South said the pole was donated by First US Bank […]

Clarke Prep stumbles against Marengo Ac.

Katherine Lee Bishop had a pair of doubles but the Clarke Prep Lady Gators still fell 10-1 to Marengo Academy Friday afternoon. Hannah Averitt had a hit and drove in one run. Avery Harrell, JoLee Tucker and Colby Wimberly each added a hit. Anna Claire Bush gave up six earned runs and scattered 10 hits in taking the loss. Avery […]

Clarke County downs Southern Choctaw

The Clarke County Bulldogs got a big 12-2 win over Southern Choctaw Monday afternoon in Gilbertown. Deondre Pugh went 2-3 with three runs scored. Gemanuel Jackson was 2-2 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Derrick Davis went 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Rylan Allday was 3- 4 with a triple and two RBI. Jake Anderson had […]

CPS Gators sweep Escambia, win area

The Clarke Prep School Gators (22-7) fought hard but came up short 4-1 to Morgan in Selma Monday afternoon. Patrick Dunn, Marcus Gray Norton, Dillon Smith, Cam Bumpers and Reece Powell each had a hit. Smith gave up two earned runs in six innings of work to take the loss. He scattered five hits and struck out two. Last Friday […]

Lady Bulldogs’ Roberts strikes out 11 batters in big win over Excel

Reagan Roberts struck out 11 batters in seven innings of work to help lead the Lady Bulldogs of Clarke County to a 7-0 win over Excel Monday afternoon. Kalisha Hudson had three hits, with a triple and an RBI. Casen Young had three hits with a triple. Janeah Finney had two hits with a triple and an RBI. Roberts added […]


Lionel train guides keep you on track

Q: I have two train sets in their original boxes from the 1950s. One is a Lionel Berkshire 2-8-4 die-cast steam locomotive and die-cast tender, number 8-8215; the other is a Lionel train nickel-plated extended caboose, number 6-6905. Can you recommend a good reference book for these items? — Victoria, Rio Rancho, New Mexico A: There are several excellent references, […]

Church Notices

Celebrate Easter!

A Sunrise Service will be held at the Grove Hill Cemetery at 6:30 a.m. Easter morning. Dr. Mike Pearson, pastor of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church will be the speaker. The community is invited to attend.The celebration of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grove Hill will be Thursday, April 13 at 6 […]

Like last year, D.C. holiday delays tax deadline a few days

For the second year in a row, taxpayers will have a few more days to get their taxes together. The filing deadline, for years on April 15, is moved this year, like last year, to Tuesday April 18. It is all due to a special holiday observed only in the District of Columbia. President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation […]