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Five T’ville finalists for superintendent presented at meeting

The five finalists for the position of superintendent of the Thomasville City Schools District were presented May 10 to the Thomasville City Board of Education. Dr. More...

CORRECTIONS

CHS closed in 2011   In the article last week about the new prep school that will utilize the old Coffeeville High School, it was incorrectly stated that the school closed in 2008.  The school closed at the end of the school year in 2011 af More...

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Community

WE KNEW IT WAS HOT BUT...

Motorists traveling along Highway 43 may have been startled earlier this week to see the temperature reading on the electronic sign in front of Tompkins Baptist Church. It was hot this weekend, but this hot? Surely it was a malfunction. More...

Drugs found in routine traffic stop; arrest made

A routine traffic stop to check a vehicle with no headlights around 10:30 Saturday night ended with a Grove Hill man being arrested not only for his headlights being out but on drug charges as well.  More...

HIPPY youngsters graduate!

HIPPY Clarke County passes out medallions in special ceremony at GHES May 10

HIPPY Clarke County held graduation exercises for its pre-kindergarten program May 10 at Grove Hill Elementary School. The participants are three, four- and five-years-old. Each child received a medallion for completing the course. More...

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The Clarke County Democratic Executive Committeewill host a meet and greet for Walt Maddox at Merida’s on the Green in Thomasville, Thursday, May 17, from 5-7 p.m.   More...

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Church News

Church News

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational singing Saturday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Rev. Renea Henderson is the pastor. Everyone is invited to come and join.   More...

Be guided by the Holy Spirit

Pastor’s Sermon

SCRIPTURE: Acts 16: 1- 10   Life in the Spirit is not meant for some selected Christians. It is meant for everyone who professes faith in Jesus Christ. More...

BIBLE TRIVIA

Who got their hair tangled?

1. Is the book of Joppa in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. What businesswoman from Thyatira opened her home to Paul and saints after her conversion? Rachel, Keturah, Lydia, Shiprah  3. More...

Lifestyle

Salad for supper

A bowl filled with a cold salad with flavorful ingredients are a “hot” menu item this year! More...

Puzzles

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CLARKE’S VALS & SALS

AREA GRADUATIONS Clarke County HighFriday, May 18 • 6 p.m.Prim Stadium Clarke PrepFriday, May 18 • 7 p.m.CPS Stadium Jackson AcademyFriday, May 18 • 7 p.m.Lathan Gym Jackson HighSaturday, May 1910 a.m. • Legion Field More...

Few local races on ballots for June 5

Voters still get confused by the primary system and it has only been compounded by the ascension of the Republican Party in local politics in recent years. More...

‘Red on yellow, kill a fellow’

Choctaw man recovering from coral snake bite

A coral snake bit a Choctaw County man and left him paralyzed in a Meridian, Miss. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Boykin

Clausell Nequn Boykin, 23, a resident of Leroy, better known as “Tooney,” answered the Master’s call on Sunday, May 6, 2018.   He was born Dec. 30, 1994 to Simone Johnson and Clausell Boykin III.  More...

Boykin

Rev. Dr. Clausell Boykin Jr., 77, a native of Choctaw Bluff and resident of the Gosport community answered the Master’s call May 11, 2018 at Jackson Medical Center.   More...

Moore

Earl Moore Sr., 85, a native and resident of Walker Springs, answered the Master’s call on May 2, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs fall in Regional tourney

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs battled to play on day two of the South Regional in Gulf Shores but came up short of“I think we had a good season,” Head Coach Allan Floyd said. More...

Bulldogs play Thursday

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs close out the spring football session this Thursday when Mary G. Montgomery comes calling. The two schools will square off at 6 p.m. The varsity and JV will play four 12-minute quarters. More...

Great pair of turkeys taken

James Craig Butts shows off the two turkeys he killed this past season. It was his first season to turkey hunt. His father, Craig Butts, called both birds up for the youth. He was excited to be able to bag two turkeys this year. More...

Editorial

TV political ad issues: Religion, guns, Trump and mountain oysters

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If you watch and listen to the state politicians’ ads on TV, Alabama has few problems and none worthy of public discussion.  Our finances must be in good shape. More...

Mounting debt should be everyone’s concern

Center for Effective Government

Politicians and commentators these days like to point to an array of threats to our constitutional system.  There’s one, though, that doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it should: our national debt.  More...

Secondary races on June 5 ballot

Inside the Statehouse

Folks, we are less than three weeks away from our June 5th primary. Besides the governor’s race, all of our secondary constitutional races are on the ballot.  More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of May 8-14 include the following:  Patrick Dewayne Phelon, 36, unlawful possession or receipt of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana first degree, arrested by Clarke Co More...

Drug Arrests

Drug related arrests made by Clarke County law enforcement agencies in April:   Corey Allen Lucus, distribution of a controlled substance.  Gequanzie Lamar Robinson, possession of marijuana first degree, possession of drug paraphernalia sec More...

Clarke Deed Records

Property deeds listed Dated May 3-9

Richard W. Pugh, to Wiseco Properties LLC.  Wiseco Properties LLC, to Patti Mayton.  Charles W. Fendley Jr., to Charles W. Fendley Jr.  Aemco Inc., to Debault Resources LLC.  Susan B. Long, to Jerry L. More...