2024-02-08

2024-02-08 E-Edition

A voice for the children…

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When Kaley Green graduated from Thomasville High School in 2004, she attended Troy University and earned a degree in Journalism and Public Relations. “I could see myself working for some big advertising firm, putting out press releases,” she said. Green’s future was put on hold, however, when her mother developed cancer. Green devoted herself to her mother’s care while working […]

Suspect in Gainestown shooting scheduled to appear in court

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A Grove Hill man charged with attempted murder connected to a December shooting in Gainestown is scheduled to make his first appearance in court next week. Quentin Jamal Williams, 25, is facing two counts of attempted murder and is scheduled to go before Clarke County District Judge James Harding Morgan Jr. on Feb. 14. Williams is accused of committing a […]

Grand Jury returns criminal indictments

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Following are most of the criminal indictments issued by the recent Clarke County Grand Jury. Kindarrlyn Devone Agee, criminal mischief first degree x2 Jami Paul Allday, possession/receipt of controlled substance x 3, use/possession of drug paraphernalia x2 Andre Jermaine Anderson, possession of marijuana first degree, use/possession of drug paraphernalia Ryan William Armistead, burglary third degree, dwelling Carl Derek Armstead, possession/ […]

Grove Hill man to answer charges on vehicular death

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A Grove Hill man accused of causing the death of his friend in a car crash is scheduled to appear in court next week. Anterrian Jujuan Daffin, 22, is set to appear before Clarke County District Judge James Harding Morgan Jr. on Feb. 14 to face felony charges of homicide by vehicle, according to court records. Daffin’s charges stem from […]

Grand Jury returns report

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The Grand Jury of Clarke County was sworn and impaneled on Jan. 22nd. During their deliberations they considered 178 presentations and returned 134 True Bills. Of these, 117 felonies were charged and 61 misdemeanors. Others were continued. During the inspection of the courthouse, all was found to be in order. On visiting the Clarke County Jail, they commended Sheriff Dewayne […]

Pigs delivered for Clarke County 4-H annual Pig Squeal

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Thirty-six pigs have arrived for 18 Clarke County 4-H members participating in the annual Pig Squeal program. The feeder pigs were delivered Jan. 28 to the Clarke County Extension Service office in Grove Hill, where the students, assisted by their parents or others, took possession of two pigs each. Over the next few months, the young farmers will grow the […]

Turning the tide of child abuse

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The trauma that a child experiences from sexual or physical abuse is horrendous. Child Advocacy Centers exist to minimize that trauma and help rebuild young lives shattered by child abuse. Did you know? 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused by their 18th birthday. About 1 in 7 girls and 1 in 25 boys will be sexually abused by […]

Community Calendar

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The Clarke County Board of Human Resources will host their regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. at the Clarke County Department of Human Resources in the Board Room. The public is invited to attend. The Clarke County Crew of Kids Mardi Gras Parade will be Feb. 8 in downtown Grove Hill. Weather permitting. Lineup will begin at 5:10 […]

Ballard

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Billy David Ballard, 64, of Sweet Water died Jan. 29, 2024 at Ochsner Rush Medical Center in Meridian, Miss. He was born Jan. 29, 1960 in Butler to William A. and Mary M. Ballard. He was a propone delivery driver and pastor and was a member of Hoboken Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Rita Lovette Ballard; sons, […]