March 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

Tuesday wreck results in fatality

An 18-wheeler overturned on Highway 84 in Coffeeville Tuesday afternoon, claiming the life of the driver on Highway 84 at the old Coffeeville Elementary School.  Joseph B. Ulmer of Laurel, Miss. was the driver and died in the crash.  More...

Strange But True

* As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, you might want to remember that the color originally associated with the Apostle of Ireland was blue, not green. More...

Clarke Commissioners revisit statewide gas tax

Clarke County commissioners talked again Monday and Tuesday about a possible statewide gas tax for road improvements and whether or not they should issue a resolution supporting such.  More...

St. Stephens Historical Park opens next weekend

St. Stephens Historical Park will hold its grand opening for the spring and summer season next weekend with plenty of exciting events on the table.  Park Director Jennifer Faith said there will be a few changes from last year’s lineup. More...

Moments in Time

* On March 17, 461 A.D., Saint Patrick — Christian missionary, bishop and apostle of Ireland — dies in Ireland. More...

MOWA police seek help from Washington County

The MOWA band of Choctaw Indians came before the Washington County Commission during Monday’s meeting to request funding to boost law enforcement efforts.  Kesler Weaver said the reservation’s department has no budget and no funding, More...

Support for smoking ban at Clarke Co. Courthouse heats up

A smoking ban on the grounds of the Clarke County Courthouse moved a step closer to reality Monday as county commissioners authorized the county attorney to prepare a resolution prohibiting such.  More...

Drug takeback is scheduled for Saturday, April 29

The Clarke County Coalition to End Underage Drinking has announced the next drug take back day will be Saturday, April 29.  Coalition representative Emma Perryman attended Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting to discuss some of th More...