2022-04-07 E-Edition

Two tornadoes in less than a week

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Tuesday tornado cuts path near Coffeeville

Less than a week after a huge storm system tore through Clarke County, a second system ripped through the county. Tuesday’s storms did not appear as severe except in the Coffeeville area where what appears to have been a tornado skirted the town, uprooting and twisting off trees and downing power lines. Miraculously, no occupied residences appeared to have had […]

Ft. Sinquefield Rd. storm one of 20

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At least 20 tornadoes were reported in Alabama overnight Wednesday evening, March 30 including one that touched down along a short stretch of Fort Sinquefield Road east of Grove Hill. That storm system, if not a tornado but at least with significant straight-line winds, also touched down on the Allen-Walker Road south of Grove Hill. The Fort Sinquefield Road tornado, […]

Grigg is new Grove Hill city clerk

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The City of Grove Hill hired a new city clerk, Michelle Grigg, Monday. She will succeed Aimee Moore who resigned the position. Moore will stay for a few weeks to assist Grigg with learning the duties of the position. Grigg will be paid $18 an hour for the initial six-month probationary period and given a 50- cent an hour raise […]

Newlyweds’ riverfront dream home hit hard by tornado

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Jake and Malli Anderson grew up in Grove Hill and dated forever. They married March 26 and were readying for a dream life at their new home on the Black Warrior River near Eutaw in Greene County that they had closed on in late January. First, though, was a honeymoon to Rosemary Beach in Northwest Florida. While the dream hasn’t […]

Gator seniors recognized

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Clarke Prep’s senior baseball players, Brett Dailey, left and Jay Davis playing during a recent game. They beat Wayne Academy, Miss. this past Saturday.

CPS Gators beat Wayne; now look to area slate

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The Clarke Prep Gators celebrated the seniors on the squad this past Saturday by beating Wayne Academy, Miss. 5-3 in Grove Hill. Clarke Prep chased across two runs in the fifth frame to break the 3-3 tie. Jesse Marshall had a hit and two RBI. Conner Bumpers and Powell Agee each had a hit and an RBI. Bret Dailey, Will […]

CPS Lady Gators drop Fort Dale 6-5 to stay perfect in area play

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The Clarke Prep Lady Gators beat Fort Dale 6-5 Monday afternoon in Greenville to remain perfect in area play. The game clinching run came in the final inning of play. Rilee Smith had three hits with two doubles and two RBI. Brooke Brassell had two hits with an RBI. Grace Davis had a double and an RBI. Maggie Childs added […]

Opening day is this Saturday

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The Grove Hill baseball and softball league will have opening day on Saturday, April 9. The group is planning a parade that takes the teams to S.P. Hudson Park for opening ceremonies. T-Ball games will start at 9:40 a.m. with Lil Braves playing the Lil Minions on the Scotch Field. The Lil Sluggers will play the Lil Giants at 9:40 […]

CCHS Bulldogs beat JHS Aggies 11-8

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The Clarke County Bulldogs scored four runs in the seventh to come from behind to beat county rival Jackson 11-8 Monday afternoon on the road. Pace Young had four hits with two doubles, a triple and two RBI. Alex Steadham had three hits and an RBI. Moo Moo Jackson had a double and two RBI. Jammarian Johnson added a hit […]