2017-12-14 E-Edition


Lady Gators sweep Jackson Academy

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat the visiting Lady Eagles of Jackson Academy 40-34 Monday night in Grove Hill. The win completed the first season sweep by the Lady Gators over their county foe in several years. Tayla Wood led CPS with 14 points. Grace Davis added 10 points, Grace Compton had five points. Abbie Pritchett and Kalli Steadham […]

Storm assistance funds to help with asphalt repairs due to new culvert installations

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday approved for Pine City Contracting to repair four areas of asphalt on County Route 44 and County Route 20. The work is in relation to culverts that had to be replaced following storms earlier this year. The work is $16,900 and all but one of the areas will be reimbursed with funding provided for Tropical […]

Polar Express Night

Grove Hill Public Library

Hey, kids! Come to the Polar Express Night at the Grove Hill Public Library, Thursday, December 14 at 6 p.m. The story will be read and there will be refreshments and activities. Wear your pajamas and get ready for some great fun!


Operation Gratitude reaches a milestone

By the time you read this, Operation Gratitude will have surpassed 2 million packages sent to deployed service personnel, veterans, wounded warriors in hospitals and their caregivers at home, emergency personnel and the children of deployed service members. Two million since 2003! From its start as an idea at a kitchen table, OpGrat has grown to become one of the […]

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 05-11 include: Adrianna Niome Cortinas, 26, criminal trespass third degree, damaged property-destruction of property by prisoner, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Clarence Edward Perine, 59, resisting arrest, assault second degree, menacing, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Latesha Lasha Gilmore, 22, contempt of court-failing to appear traffic, […]

Weather delays CCHS-THS basketball games

The scheduled hardwood clash between Clarke County and Thomasville for last Friday was postponed due to the winter storm that covered the area. That game will be made up at a later date. The Bulldog teams hosted Monroe County Tuesday night. On Friday, get to the CCHS gym early as they will be hosting the Jackson Aggies in a big […]

Strange BUT TRUE

Unusual holiday traditions

* As the holiday season approaches, there are some interesting traditions you might want to keep in mind: —You’ll have bad luck on Christmas Day if you refuse mince pie on Christmas Eve. —If you eat an apple on Christmas Eve, you’ll have good health throughout the following year. —If you eat a raw egg before eating anything else on […]

CPS loses to JA 66-59

The Clarke Prep School Gators saw a halftime lead evaporate as Jackson Academy came from behind to win 66-59 in Grove Hill Monday night. The Gators scored 29 second half points, but the Eagles caught fire after the break and shot better than 50 percent to split the season series. Hight Finch led the Gators with 20 points. John Patrick […]