2018-05-10

2018-05-10 E-Edition

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Congressman Byrne touts economy’s improvements during visit to Jackson




Congressman Bradley Byrne touted recent economic successes at a Small Business Workshop held in Jackson May 4 as part of National Small Business Week. Speaking in the conference room of the Hampton Inn, Byrne said the April jobs report shows the nation’s unemployment rate is 3.9%, the lowest since December 2000 and the end of what was called the “.com […]

Horn inks with Selma



Clarke County High School’s Rashon Horn signed to play baseball with Selma University last week. Here he is pictured on the front row, center with his father Marion Horn and mother April Horn. Back row (L to R): CCHS Assistant Coach Ashley Allen, Selma Head Coach Adrian Holloway, Principal Debra Dennis, Selma Asst. Justin Brown and CCHS Head Coach Chris […]

Measuring our faith

Ole Preacher’s Mini-Sermon


“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” Hebrews 11: 6 True faith involves threes things —- “belief in Jesus Christ —- belief in the Word of God —- and acting on what the Bible teaches”. […]

Church News



Oak Grove Baptist Church in the Chilton community will have Homecoming Service Sunday, May 20 at 10:45. Preaching followed by lunch and singing at 1 p.m. Please bring a chair and covered dish and join in the fellowship. Friendship Baptist Church of Coffeeville will have Homecoming and its 125th Anniversary Sunday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. Perry Daily and Roy […]

National Day of Prayer observed



A good sized group was on hand for the annual National Day of Prayer service in Grove Hill last Thursday, May 3 at Grove Hill Town Hall. There were nine different people who offered prayers for the area. Ward Edge prayed for the military. Town Councilman Ross Wood prayed for Grove Hill. Marc Keahey prayed for area businesses. Sheriff Ray […]

Edmonds initiated into Phi Kappa Phi at UWA



Andrea Edmonds of Thomasville was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Edmonds was initiated at the University of West Alabama. Edmonds is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

Coffeeville Head Start accepting applications



Coffeeville Head Start is now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2018- 2019 school year. CAA of South Alabama’s Coffeeville Head Start Center provides quality child development services and family supportive services at no cost to qualifying families with three and four-year-old children. Call 251-276-0622 for more information.

Conerly, Noble win Solemate 5K



Jackson’s Trey Conerly won the overall Solemate 5K held this past Saturday in Grove Hill. Stephanie Noble was first overall female winner in the race. Willie Williams was the second overall male while Selina Crocker was second overall female. Payne Parten won the 1K fun run and the $100 drawing. Michael Hinson won the Destin weekend giveaway drawing. The results […]

Davis headed to Selma



Clarke County High School’s Derrick Davis signed to play baseball with Selma University last week. Here he is pictured on the front row, center with family Mary Shamburger, Deneatrice Powell and Carter Horn. Back row (L to R): CCHS Assistant Coach Ashley Allen, Selma Head Coach Adrian Holloway, Principal Debra Dennis, Selma Asst. Justin Brown and CCHS Head Coach Chris […]