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October 7, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Salvation Army helps 15,500 with food and clothes after Hurricane Ivan disaster

The true colors if the Salvation Army shined brightly during the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan recently. More...

Man charged with rape arrested, bond set

A Jackson man has been arrested for the rape of a teenage girl. More...

Mayor and councilmembers reinstated at Monday’s meeting

The Thomasville Mayor and City Council began its third term together on Monday evening. More...

‘Ole Timers’ reunite in Coffeeville

All former students, teachers and their families of Coffeeville High School are invited to attend an More...

Little Gunn finds T’ville Crawfish

Five-year-old Grady Gunn, grandson of Jimmy and Mary Gunn of Thomasville, found a crawfish crawling on his grandparents More...

A bird in the hand

This picture of a hummingbird was taken in the office of Rush Contractors and North Clarke Water Authority. Recently the door to the office was open and this tiny bird flew in and did not know how to get out. More...

ACCR annual meeting Oct. 26

Alabama Citizens for Constitu-tional Reform (ACCR) will hold its annual statewide meeting Oct. 26 at Samford University in Birmingham. The event will feature Congressman Artur Davis, Dr. Harvey Jackson, and Representa-tive Jeff McGlaughlin. More...

Unemployment Assistance available

Alabamians who have lost their source of income due to Hurricane Ivan may be able to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits even if they would not normally be eligible for state unemployment compensation. More...

Special Sections

People

Hamilton, Bailey exchange vows in Grove Hill Oct. 2

Mrs. Nathan Craig Bailey Reception The reception was held at the home of the bride More...

Birth

Autery Morgan and Anna Autery of Thom-aston announce the birth of their daughter, Tsianina Kate, born Sept. 7, 2004 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. More...

Phillips, Bender announces wedding plans for Oct. 9

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee Phillips of Thomasville announce the final wedding plans of their daughter, Kristi Miranda Phillips and Levi Bender, son of Hamp Bender, Jr. of Ft. Deposit and Mr. and Mrs. Delano Walker of Syrene. More...

School

Low brass portions of the THS band

Thomasville High School band baritone section, front (L to R): Section Leader Helen King and Claire Clemmons, back row trombone section, back: Matthew Schmidt, John Thornton, Section Leader Ward Bedsole, Joseph Martin and Richie Ruck. More...

Parent program is Oct. 11

October is Statewide Parent Visitation Month in Alabama, and the Thomasville City School System is inviting parents and others to More...

Making the season count

This past Friday, the THS Mighty Marching Tiger Band participated in the 2004 Homecoming festivities for Thomasville High School. The band was under the field direction of Drum Major Jacobi Thompson and performed 1971 More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Virgie Mae McLean Lawlis Virgie Mae McLean Lawlis, 90, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Marriage license applications Michael David Singley, to Teresa Cobb Sheffield; Jack Vernon Stephens III, to Sherrye Laquieta Parker; Joe Nathan Smith, to Cherrelle La More...

FEMA office opened in Grove Hill Oct. 4

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a Disaster Recovery Center to help victims of Hurricane Ivan in Clarke County. More...

Weekend accident takes the life of one, leaves two in critical condition

Two accidents near Thomas-ville on Saturday, Oct. 2, claimed the lives of at least one person and critically injured two others. More...

Public intoxication arrests keep officers busy throughout the city

The Thomasville Police Department reported a lively week September 27 through October 3. More...

Pritchett crowned THS 2004 Homecoming Queen

Thomasville High School Senior Whitney Pritchett was crowned 2004 Homecoming Queen by THS Principal Leon Clark at homecoming ceremonies, October 1. She is the daughter of Marshall and Terri Pritchett. More...

Rambling Rose Festival Highlights

Rambling Rose Festival pictures by Marvin Jansen and Martha Gramelspacher

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Community Development Foundation to meet in T’ville

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Monroe Heritage Museum presents ‘Voices at the Crossroads’ Oct. 16

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Coping with stress after Hurricane Ivan

Hurricane Ivan tore a path through our lives, our towns, our state, and our history. More...

‘Heart’ shows in Demopolis

The Alan Arkin movie, filmed in Selma and Demopolis in 1967, screens at the Marengo Theater on October 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Abby’s Answer participates in ‘Walk to Cure Diabetes’

Two-year-old Abigail Davis starts every day with a finger stick and a smile. She was diagnosed with Type I Juvenile Diabetes 10 months ago. More...

Davis brings ‘Feed the Children’ program to Wilcox County

Seventh District Congressman Artur Davis More...

Museum hosts symposium

The Monroe County Museum will present More...

FBI encourages viligence at storage facility and car rental businesses

Storage Facility Alert The FBI More...

Calendar

AL-ANON Meets AL-ANON meets every Thursday night at 6:30 at Pineview Baptist Church (enter door at Moore Street entrance behind church). For more information call 636-9985. More...

Editorials

Does the television turn us into “idiots?”

The cable guy appeared in my driveway on Saturday. More...

College professors forwarding dubious email to their students

President of the Alabama Policy Institute It is one thing for Dan Rather and CBS News to pass on false information to the few viewers they have left, but it is going a bit too far when college professors are doing it to their students. More...

TV picture waves hurt

October 16, 1954 Sunday morning I ran into an inebriate and we had a most interesting and illuminating conversion. An inebriate is just a drunk with a necktie one. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

Thomasville United Pentacostal Church The Thomasville United Pentacostal Church, 200 Adams Ave. (up the street from City Hall), has opened a day care center Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. ages six weeks to six years. More...

God remembers our victories not defeats

Wednesday Chris, our son, and Todd, one of our grandsons, and I went to see the Braves play the Mets. The Braves won. More...

Thank you

The Coffeeville Volunteer Fire Department would like to express a special thanks to Georgia Pacific Corp. for the donation of the portable generators to our Fire Department. More...

Sports

Tigers blast the Blue Devils 49-13

The Thomasville Tigers couldn More...

The legacy of a legend

I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of longtime Vestavia Hills baseball Coach Sammy Dunn. His death this past Sunday afternoon ended a battle he had been raging against cancer since being diagnosed with it in the spring of 2003. More...

Bulldogs clip the Eagles’ wings 48-16

The Sweet Water Bulldogs improved their season record to 4-1 while going 3-0 in 1A region 4 competition when they pounded the Eagles of A.L. Johnson High School 48-16 Friday night. More...


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