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October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Marengo High Homecoming Queen

Marengo High School Principal David Miller presents Aisha Bouler as the school’s 2017-18 Homecoming Queen at last Friday’s game with J.F. Shields. More...

Pine hill’s depot day is Saturday

Pine hill will celebrate depot day on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Pine hill Municipal Complex. Pine hill Mayor dusty Mcdanal said the committee reported to him that all the food and shopping vendors have filled their spaces. More...

Two killed in Atmore car crash

A single-vehicle crash at 3 p.m., oct. 15, has claimed two lives. timmy Joe Sprinkle, 32, of Atmore and Susan M. Moore, 63, of hollywood, fla., were killed when the 2005 ford focus Sprinkle was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. More...

Power in Pink kicks off campaign

In its first year in Clarke County, prominent area men and women will take a stand against breast cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society by their participation in the Power in Pink campaign. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Lack of sleep brings on a snarly mood

This morning I got up all snarly. I didn’t sleep well last night. Somehow, my sleep patterns have gotten out of whack. I couldn’t hold my eyes open much past 9 p.m. I slept until a little after 3, then I was wide awake.  More...

Kay Ivey, “is the president of Alabama”

Now that the dust has settled from the Republican Senate primary, we can focus on the much-anticipated 2018 elections.  More...

The Silver Slipper, a honky-tonk

October 18, 1984  The   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Congregational singing at Grace Chapel Oct. 21   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will conduct a congregational singing Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson.  The Rev. More...

When a job is well done, be sure to give God His due

I have been renovating the deck which runs the length of our home on Lake Jordan in Elmore County. Our house sits high on a bluff overlooking the Coosa River West of where it broadens out to form the lake. This summer our deck acquired a name. More...

Arlington Church of God in Christ to host a love appreciation service

Arlington Church of God in Christ will host a love day appreciation service for Elder Joseph and Sister Lula Knight on Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Oct. 6 - Oct. 11   Marie Pugh, to Levester Robinson.  James T. Bolen, to Jordan Lee Heath.  Charles Haga, to Charles Haga.  Ernest F. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Oct. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

Ghost Walk keys Saturday Fall Festival

A lot of activities will be on hand Saturday as Thomasville celebrates renowned author Kathryn Windham Tucker with the 14th annual Ghost Walk and Fall Festival. More...

THS moves game to benefit play

Thomasville High School’s regular season ending game with Clarke County has been moved Friday, Nov. 3 to Thursday, Nov. 2, according to school officials. Kickoff for the game will remain at 7 p.m. at THS’ Anderson Field. More...

Ala-Tom speaker defends program

SELMA - One of the biggest services the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission provides every year is employment opportunities for the region’s seniors. More...

City PD, Sheriff’s Dept. team up for big drug bust

The Thomasville Police Department, along with Clarke County Sheriff’s office, executed a significant drug bust late Monday night and into early Tuesday morning.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said that Tony Ramont Preston, mid-40s More...

Uriah man killed in truck wreck

A single-vehicle crash at 5:50 a.m., Monday has claimed the life of a Uriah man and seriously injured a Uriah woman.  Clinton Cole Gregson, 20, was killed when the 2012 GMC Sierra he was driving left the roadway striking a tree two miles north o More...

Disturbance reported at office

Both the Thomasville Police and an ambulance was called to the parking lot outside of Dr. Huey Kidd’s office on Monday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Scarecrow contest Oct. 19   There will be a Scarecrow Decorating Contest, sponsored by the Thomasville Arts Council, from 3 p.m. to sundown on Thursday, Oct. 19 in the downtown Community Garden.  More...

People

Pumpkin Family

The pumpkin family is displayed in front of Katherine Autrey’s house on West Front Street in Thomasville. More...

Foreman and Dannelly to marry on Oct. 28

Bobby and Carla Foreman of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Caitlyn Renee, to William Harold Dannelly, the son of Blake and Tammy Dannelly of Foley and Sandra Salter of Burnt Corn.  More...

Worthwhile Club conducted its October meeting

The Worthwhile Club hosted its October meeting with Sharon Nichols, center, presenting a program on essential oils. Hostesses were Banior Sheehan, left, and Rosea Lee Overstreet, right. More...

School

SWHS recently selected homecoming court

Sweet Water High School homecoming court was recently selected. More...

Sweet Water students attend Girls and Boys State

Hannah Patrick, daughter of Mark and Natalie Patrick, attended Girls State this past summer at Troy State. Trent Sams, son of Grace and Todd Sams, attended Boys State at the University of Alabama. More...

Woods named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Renetha Woods, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". Woods is assisting Darla Lyles at Thomasville Middle School.   More...

Sports

Tigers cruise past Escambia County

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team won 45-22 Oct. 13 over Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the Escambia County High Blue Devils, in Atmore.  “We started a little sluggish,” said THS Head Coach Jack Hankins Jr. More...

UMS Wright next for THS Tigers

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (6-1, 3-1 in region) will travel Oct. 20 to play Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the UMS-Wright Preparatory School Bulldogs (6-1, 3-1 in region), in Erwin S. Cooper Stadium in Mobile. More...

Standings and Stats

Region 1-4A More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Osborne

Robert Lyle Osborne, 59, of Grove Hill, passed away Oct. 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born Aug. 8, 1958 to Robert C. and Doris Dean Cobb Osborne.  More...

Andrews

Bishop C. P. Andrews Jr., 93, died Oct. 12, 2017 at his residence.  He is survived by his wife, Mother Myrtle Andrews, eight children and seven stepchildren.  Funeral services will be Oct. More...