Bernice Gann Moore, 90, of Thomasville died April 11, 2019 at her home. She was born May 15, 1928 in Decatur to Willie Robert and Grace Lee Gann. She was a member of New Life Pentecostal Church She was survived by her son, John Alba Moore Jr.; two daughters, Patricia Ann Knight and Gloria Gann McIntyre; two brothers, Bobby Gann […]



Dixie Lee Thompson, 80, of Jackson, passed away April 8, 2019 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. She was born April 26, 1938 in Washington. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church in Grove Hill. She was a retired sales associate in the retail clothing industry. Her numerous hobbies included making jewelry, cooking, crochet and sewing, especially dog vests, […]



Ethan Kyle Tucker “E-Man,” 17, of Thomasville died April 9, 2019 in Thomasville. He was born May 23, 2001 in Demopolis to Shane and Sally Tucker. He attended Nicholsville Baptist Church. He was a former mechanic with Tucker ATV. He is survived by his parents; five siblings, Dean Tucker, Brandy Tucker, Justin Waldrep, Christian Tucker, and Lyndsey Tucker; grandparents, Pattie […]

What’s required to be county road

Policy defines criteria for county to accept, maintain unpaved roads

A “Policy for Acceptance of Unpaved Roads” has been adopted by Clarke County commissioners. The matter prompted more than a little discussion during Monday’s work session and while its adoption Tuesday was unanimous, one commissioner still voiced concerns. The policy sets requirements for a road to be considered for county maintenance as a public road. Requirements include a deeded right […]


Chief Investigator Ron Baggette of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department was honored last week by the FBI for work. FBI Special Agent in Charge James E. Jewell of the Mobile office presented Baggette with a certificate of appreciation signed by FBI Director Christopher Wray and FBI Agent Eric Lawson gave him one from the Mobile office. Shown, from left are: […]

FBI honors Ron Baggette for his investigative, lawman skills

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recognized the work of Chief Investigator Ron Baggette of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department in a special ceremony held at the county courthouse April 3. Baggette was presented with a certificate of appreciation signed by FBI Director Christopher Wray as well as a large plaque from the Mobile office. Eric Lawson, FBI agent who works […]

Zimco driver on trial docket in wreck case that claimed 2

The criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court is scheduled to begin Monday, April 15. A vehicular murder case is set on Judge Gaines McCorquodale’s docket. On Judge Robert Montgomery’s docket is a case against a former Jackson High School coach accused of sexual contact with a student. Stephen Ralph Reed of Zimco is charged with murder in the […]


Arsie Brown Moore, 79, a native and resident of the Good Hope Community of Jackson was born March 27, 1939 to the parentage of the late Strawder Brown Sr. and the late Mrs. Janie Dubose Brown. She departed this life March 26, 2019 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. Mrs. Moore was a member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church of […]