Clarke County Democrat
April 24, 2014 Edition
Road conditions spark commissioners’ ire
The condition of specific county roads provoked lively discussion by the Clarke County Commission a...
Butter doesn’t come just from the store
4,638 without work in region
One thousand and eight people were without jobs in Clarke County in March as the unemployment rate s...
Town to buy new fire truck
The Grove Hill Town Council voted Monday night to buy a new fire truck. The cost of the new vehicle ...
Carolyn Taylor Howard French was born March 2, 1945 in Jackson, Ala. to the parentage of the late Ja...
Mr. Calvin Robinson Jr., a native and resident of Jackson, was born March 21, 1927 to the parentage ...
Mr. John Lee Davis Sr., age 60, was a native of Barlow Bend. Mr. Davis transitioned from time to ete...
Marcus Dwyane Roper was a native and resident of Toddtown. Mr. Roper departed this life on Sunday, A...
Drivers license offices to be down the first part of next week
Don’t plan on getting or renewing your drivers license next Monday and Tuesday, April 28-29. Y...
Commission holds unusual executive session but does not disclose what was discussed
The Clarke County Commission held a rare executive session at the end of Tuesday’s regular mee...
4-H hog show and sale May 3
Area residents are invited to the first hog show and sale on May 3 in Fulton as part of the Clarke C...
Turning 90 a day in the park for Desma Pope
Family and friends are invited to join Desma Mitchell Pope for ice cream and cake at her home in cel...
Gators to host Crenshaw Thurs.
The Clarke Prep School Gators split a double-header this past Saturday as they prepare for the secon...
Lady Bulldogs clinch area title
The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs clinched first place in the area and secured the right t...
CCHS ends season at Andalusia
The Clarke County High Bulldogs saw their season come to an end with a 5-2 loss at Andalusia Monday ...
Lady Gators to host area tourney
The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators swept Southern Academy Monday afternoon to earn the right to pla...
The Pensacola Vet Center staff, along with their Mobile Vet Center outreach vehicle, will offer fre...
Rockbar Missionary Baptist Church in Coffeeville will hold its annual community prayer breakfast Apr...
Pilots for Christ seeks help to keep program flying
A recent gathering at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson had many of the attendees tellin...
Are there dinosaurs in the Bible?
1. Is the book of Lazarus in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Job 40:15-24, what animal ...
A big Saturday in Grove Hill
Saturday will be a big day in Grove Hill. First, there’s the “Run the Hill” 5K Rac...
A lot of people out of work
On the front page you’ll find a story about the latest unemployment figures. Alabama’s r...
Alabama relies heavily on federal funding
Railing against the federal government is a staple of Alabama politics. It’s also one of the a...
Drinkard-Faircloth to marry May 17 in Liberty Baptist
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Drinkard of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Cameron Dr...
Coleman couple to wed May 24 in Tompkins Baptist
Mr. and Mrs. Richard David Coleman of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of th...
Spring peas, please!
One of the best ways to celebrate the coming of spring is with a basket full of small, very fresh, s...
Little Mermaid in Gilbertown May 1-4
Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 14-22 include: Earnestine Ren...
Police Incident Reports
Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Harassment an...
Marriage licenseapplicationsMarlen Keith Bolen, toTammy Roberts Hartley.Regenal Smith, to LatoyaScha...
Fifth graders visit DeSoto Caverns
Reading class attends musical
Students attend Scrabble event
Students perform in Honor Band
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