2017-08-10 E-Edition

Sports can prepare you for life

Sports Scene

We all love our children very much. The same way that our parents loved us and so forth and so on. But I remember that my parents did not give me everything I ever asked for or wanted. In fact they made me work for what I wanted. That way I would have a greater appreciation of things. And we […]

Good communication and democracy

Center for Effective Government

Do ordinary citizens still have a voice in Washington and in their state capitals? Despite the cynicism of these times, my answer is, yes, we do… But we have to exercise it. I don’t just mean going to a town hall meeting and yelling, or shooting off a letter or email. I mean making an appointment to sit down with […]

Paw prints painted

Members of the Clarke County High School Quarterback Club spent last Saturday morning repainting the paw prints on the street leading to H.G. Prim Stadium. It took the groups several hours to get the alternating prints painted from Highway 295 (Old 43) down to Du- Bose Avenue to Crawford Drive, which leads to the stadium.

Nice catch!

The Clarke County High Bulldogs will be in full pads on Friday for the first time and they will use that time to have a full scrimmage starting at 6 p.m. Then on August 18 they will host the annual Meet The Bulldogs at 6 p.m. The band, dance and flag teams along with the cheerleaders will all be on […]

New officers elected

Robby Kolb was elected as president for the Grove Hill Baseball and Softball Association at their recent meeting. Dustin Rice was elected as the vice-president. Sylvia Fuller will again be the treasurer and possibly the secretary. Jason Anderson was again chosen as equipment manager. Jolen Kolb will be the T-Ball Player Agent. The new board for the league will be […]

Looking for running room!

Clarke Prep’s offense works towards the season opening game at Pike Liberal on Aug. 25 as Gavin Cain runs towards the huge hole opened by his offensive line. Cain is coming off back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons for the Gators.

Proposed AHSAA, AISA merger unlikely

In the past month officials from schools in the Alabama Independent School Association have heard a proposal from the Alabama High School Athletic Association concerning the former joining with the large public school group. Based on reports from sources familiar with the merger talks, unless changes are made in the proposal it is highly unlikely the “private” schools will be […]

Weaver – Gilmore exchange vows in Highlands, N.C.

Dr. Sarah Gilmore and Dr. John Weaver were united in marriage July 15, 2017. The couple was married in the presence of the immediate family members at the Old Edwards’ Inn in Highlands, North Carolina, a lovely and beautiful setting in this subtropical highland area. Sarah is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gil Gilmore of Grove Hill and John […]

Jobs of the future

Dollars & Cents

Most high school students — as well as their parents — wonder what jobs are expected to grow at the fastest rate during the next decade. Where will the best job opportunities of the future lie? The Kiplinger organization has come to the rescue by publishing what they conclude will be the hottest job prospects for the next 10 years. […]