2021-05-27

Clark

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Lloyd Clyce Clark, 86, of Monroeville passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a native of Grove Hill and had been a resident of Monroeville for the past 30 years. Mr. Clark served in the United States Marine Corp. and the Army National Guard. He was a member of Oak Grove Holiness Church. He owned […]

Paramore

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Janice Marie Scarbrough Rush Paramore, 92, a homemaker of Marianna, Fla. died May 24, 2021 at her home. She was born June 2, 1928 in Grove Hill to William Peter and Hattie Scarbrough. She is survived by two daughters, Jan Rush Barney of Tallahassee, Fla. and Marie Rush Tobias of Jacksonville, Fla.; three grandchildren, Matthew Rush (Rebekah) Campbell of Milton, […]

Robinson

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Millard James Robinson, 79, of Whatley made his earthly transition on May 23, 2021 while at Providence Hospital. He was better known to family and friends as “Buddy” and “Horse”. He was born Oct. 1, 1941 to the parentage of Clarence Robinson and Anita Pugh Robinson. Millard was a member of the First Baptist Church in Whatley. He was a […]

Knight

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Catherine Knight, 91, of Grove Hill, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born March 8, 1930 in Chilton to Leonard Morgan and Ida Mae Morgan. A lifelong homemaker, she and her husband Leonard Knight made their home in Chilton from 1947 until 1955 when they moved their family to Axis where she became […]

Mills

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Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Mills, 67, of Grove Hill, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at her residence surrounded by family. She was born in Wichita, KS on April 9, 1954 to Milton A. Foster, Sr. and Patsy Ann Rutledge Foster. A lifelong homemaker, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had a “green thumb” […]

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A quadruple of graduating twins!

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What are the odds of not just one set of twins in a small graduating class but two? And, to boot, two sets at each of Grove Hill’s high schools in the same year! Graduating from Clarke County High School Friday evening, May 21 were (top left) Jamal and Jamel Powell and (bottom right), Ethan and Evan Moore. Up the […]

Sheriff Norris resigning June 1

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Sheriff Ray Norris is resigning his office effective June 1. Norris said late Tuesday afternoon that he had sent Gov. Kay Ivey a letter that morning of his intentions. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed impeachment charges against Norris on April 27 citing charges of corruption and moral turpitude. The charges relate to the handling of monies in the department, […]

Southall accused of role in Mobile couple’s murder

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The story of an escaped Clarke County Jail inmate keeps unfolding in unusual ways. In addition to being the reputed head of an illegal drug ring, the inmate is being accused of being involved in the murder of an elderly couple in Mobile and of bribing a Clarke County lawman to let him escape. Darrin Southall, sometimes spelled Southhall, was […]

Commissioners discuss how to buy culverts with bid pulled

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Skyrocketing metal prices have pushed the prices of metal culverts so high that many suppliers to Alabama counties have pulled their bids. That includes Rush Enterprises, the low bidder to supply pipe to Clarke County. Rush Enterprises is owned by County Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush. At Tuesday’s commission meeting, the dilemma was discussed. Commissioner Rush said, “Every bid in the […]