2018-10-10

2018-10-10 E-Edition

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Bears roll through Chickasaw




Leroy High School Bears played on the road Friday night at Chickasaw High School and defeated the Chieftains 35-7 to improve to 4-2, 4-0 on the season. The Bears got things going in the first quarter on a 53-yard touchdown run by Jeb Rice. Trey Sullivan kicked the PAT to give Leroy a 7-0 lead with 8:04 to play in […]

Life Tech escapee captured within minutes in Sandflat



Sheriff Ray Norris said that just 22 minutes after the Clarke County Sheriff’s App alerted citizens of Clarke County that Derek Thomas Jones, a Life Tech Parolee had left the Life Tech facility in Thomasville, Jones was taken into custody due to a citizen’s report of seeing Jones in the Sandflat area. After the sighting, members of the Clarke County […]

CCHS falters in fourth quarter with Escambia




The Clarke County High School Bulldogs allowed three fourth quarter touchdowns to take a 34- 12 region loss to the Blue Devils of Escambia County last Friday night in Grove Hill. “We have got to get better,” Head Coach Stacy Luker said. “That is the bottom line. We have to get better.” Escambia took a 12-0 lead in the first […]

JA loses to Crenshaw




Jackson Academy Eagles played Crenshaw Christian Academy Cougars at home on Friday night and lost 28-0. This was a win the Eagles needed to have a chance to host the first round of the playoffs according to Head Coach Jacob Webb. JA dropped to 1-2 in the region and 3-4 overall on the season. “I knew this was going to […]

Thomasville shuts out Jackson



The Jackson Aggies were unable to hit paydirt as they lost 22-0 to the Thomasville Tigers in the 90th meeting between the two schools. “The rivalry games are always fun,” said THS Head Coach Jack Hankins Jr., “and they always matter. Even though it is not a region game, it matters. “It’s always good to beat those guys, especially in […]

State tourism website suggests best dates to see fall colors



MONTGOMERY- An interactive map on the Alabama Tourism Department’s website allows visitors to see the predicted fall color change for each weekend this fall. The map, a list of recommended viewing sites and a fall color driving route are all available on the state tourism website at www.alabama. travel. Large concentrations of hardwoods make Alabama State Parks some of the […]

Commissioners attend to routine business matters at short meeting




It was a short and routine Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday. Commissioners approved a contract with Republic Services for solid waste collection. It goes into effect Nov. 1 for a three-year period. Republic has the contract now and was the only company to submit a bid. It had indicated that it needed to raise rates prompting commissioners to seek bids. […]

The real value of a Christian’s faith

Pastor’s Sermon


SCRIPTURE: Job 42:1-3, 5-6, 12-17 The value of a tea bag may never be appreciated until it drops into a cup of hot water. Similarly, the value of one’s faith is evident in troubling times. The trials of Job are premised on two statements attributed to Satan: 1. “Does Job fear God for nothing? Have you not put a fence […]

Democrat hopefuls promote candidacies




Five Democrats running for statewide office were at Hudson Park in Grove Hill Saturday to pitch their candidacies. They included Walt Maddox, the mayor of Tuscaloosa who is running for governor; Joe Siegelman, the son of former Gov. Don Siegelman who wants to be attorney general; Circuit Judge Bob Vance, the Democrats’ candidate for chief justice of the Alabama Supreme […]