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October 21, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

House race 65 affects parts of Thomasville and surrounding area

Voters in portions of Clarke County will go to the polls this coming Tuesday to vote on Democratic nominees to fill a vacant seat in the Alabama Legislature. Then they will go back the next Tuesday, Nov. 2, to vote in the general election. More...

Man killed in tragic evening accident on Highway 43

A Toxey man was killed late Thursday night on Highway 43 when he was struck by a Clarke County Sheriff More...

Pine Hill PD report quiet week

The Pine Hill Police Department had a quiet week for the week of Oct. 11 through 17. They made six misdemeanor arrest; two DUIs, two FTA More...

Ross places first in contests

Ronald Ross of Ross Taekwondo won 1st place in fighting, 1st place in forms and 1st place in weapons at the AKC State Finals held at Beville State College in Fayette Sept. 25. He is ranked number one in the state in his division. More...

Forest landowners to meet

Forest landowners looking for answers to questions on salvaging their timber, replanting lost trees and protecting the forestland from more damage are invited to attend an informational meeting sponsored by Governor Bob Riley More...

Former commissioner Thomas Deas honored at Old Locke 1 Park ceremony

The Old Lock 1 Park was the site of a dedication ceremony, Friday, in honor of former Clarke County Commissioner Tom Deas. More...

Weyerhaeuser donates $100,000 to the Red Cross

The Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Program to assist in efforts to aid the victims of recent hurricanes. More...

HAZ-MAT team trains in Thomasville

Members of the Weyerhaeuser HAZ-MAT Team recently completed additional training in Thomasville. Team members include volunteer fire firefighters from fire stations across the area. More...

Roberts with Jusdon president

Olivia Roberts of Thomasville, a freshman at Judson College, attended the President More...

Thespian Troop 5073 collects food

The International Thespian Society (ITS), a division of the Educational Theatre Association, is pleased to announce the participation of Thomasville High School More...

Pine Hill blood drive is tomorrow

The Pine Hill Community Blood Drive will be Friday, Oct. 22 from 2 until 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building. More...

Special Sections

People

Wright, Hodge exchange vows in Louisiana Sept. 3

The wedding of Mariabarbara Wright and Jason Hodge took place Sept. 3, 2004 at the American Legion Post. The bride is the daughter of Louis L. Wright, Jr. of St. Amant, La. Parents of the groom are Tony and Michelle Hodge of Gonzales, La. More...

Lewis places in pageant

Winners for the 2004 Demopolis Christmas on the River Pageant are (L to R) Andrea Weeks, fourth runner-up, Rebecca Floyd, first runner-up, Katie Broussard, winner, Cassie Reed, second runner-up and Peyton Lewis, third runner-up. More...

Hasty family reunion held Saturday, Sept. 25

The descendants of Claudy Wesley and Wencie Ella Vick Hasty gathered on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the home of Ted and Cheryl Morgan to enjoy a southern feast of barbeque, fried chicken, salads, vegetables and numerous delicious desserts. More...

School

ASCC opens Ella B. Bell Clarke County Adult Community Center

Ella B. Bell, district 5 representative for the Alabama State Board of Education, was on hand recently to assist with the ribbon cutting of the Ella B. More...

THS first nine weeks comes to an end

Thomasville High School students concluded their first nine-week period with mid-term exams last Thursday and Friday. Teachers began reviewing for exams and finishing any make-up work last Wednesday so that the students would be adequately prepared. More...

Area bands perform at Anderson Field Oct. 16

This past week has been both exhilarating and exhausting for the students involved in the marching band here at Thomasville High School. More...

For The Record

Obituary

Elmira Dickinson Elmira Dickinson, 91, of Thomasville died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004 at the Thomasville Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Marriage license applications Joseph Daniel Bender, to Vonna Renee Williams; Jabari Deantre Gamble, to Kimberly Michelle Thomas; Morris Grey Knight, to Patricia Ann Jaynes; Louis Max Byrd Jr., to Nancy Lynn Overstreet; Walter Ray Morgan Jr., to H More...

Area 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). More...

Downtown to host first annual Foundation meeting tonight

Thomasville will host the first annual Clarke County Development Foundation (CCDF) meeting this evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tonight the downtown streets of Thomasville will come alive with celebration, as the foundation More...

Flu vaccine shortage impacts local doctors

Use common sense to avoid the flu this season

The shortage of flu shots throughout the United States is front page news in most areas. In Thomasville, only one physician More...

Ghost Walk planned for Saturday

The Arts Council of Thomasville will sponsor a Ghost Walk in downtown Thomasville, Saturday, Oct. 23 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Local ghost stories will be featured, as well as many stories from the More...

Lengthy criminal court docket handed down by circuit court

Criminal court will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday, Oct. 25. Judge Harold Crow has 58 cases listed on his docket and Judge Thomas Baxter has 94 cases listed on his docket. More...

Attempted murder charge levied on 17-year-old

Sean Cardell Cheeseboro, 17 of Thomasville was arrested on October 14 on the charge of attempted murder. Although he is only 17 years-old, he is being charged as an adult in this case. More...

Mineral supplements enhance deer growth

The use of mineral supplements has become popular among deer hunters and land managers in an effort to improve antler size on bucks using their property. More...

Family of duck callers win awards

On Sept. 25 Grady Gunn, Jay Gunn and Kelley Gunn attended the Alabama State Duck Calling Contest in Tuscaloosa. Kelley won second place in the Junior Division and Grady won third place in the Junior Division. More...

Fulton police department arrests suspect on drug possession charges

One man has been arrested and lawmen are looking for another man on drug possession charges. More...

Kathryn Tucker Windham tales to be told at Ghost Walk

Kathryn Tucker Windham, Alabama More...

Adams inducted into Hall of Fame

John Quincy Adams, Jr., father of Thomasville resident John Adams, was recently inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Fame. John Quincy was the editor and publisher of The Southern Star of Ozark from 1952-1957, but contributed to the newspaper More...

Worthwhile Club hears review

The Thomasville Worthwhile Club met on Oct. 13 in the clubroom. The Autumn-Harvest theme was carried out with the beautiful decorations and delicious refreshments. The hostesses were Bainor Sheehan, Rosea Lee Overstreet and Carolyn Gaddy. More...

Rambling Rose Festival kids parade winners

Winners of the Rambling Rose Festival Kids Parade were Madison and Annabeth Campbell for best theme and Forrest Campbell for best costume. They are children of Doug and Renee Campbell. Not pictured is Kayla Victoria Prescott, judge More...

There is money for college if you look

Although Alabama More...

Editorials

Editor forced to choose sides in presidential race

Trying to avoid talking about politics is virtually impossible this year. Admittedly, the subject is something I know little about. More...

Phone company no longer giving time

Oct. 20, 1954 The telephone company has come out with an important new regulation vitally affecting the welfare of the people of our town. No longer can the operator give out any information concerning the time of day. More...

Letters To The Editor

Local UA football player pays tribute to high school teachers

Dear Editor: Please allow me the chance to say a big More...

Religion

It challenges my faith when I think God created poison ivy

This year will be remembered by me as the time I began to really understand the evil that is sin. This summer I had at least three different outbreaks of Poison Ivy. I More...

Church Calendar

Benefit singing at Nicholsville Church of God There will be a benefit singing for Steve Lynn, who has MS, Oct. 23 at Nicholsville Church of God. Plates available at 5 p.m. for $5 donation. The singing will start at 6:30 p.m. More...

Thank You

Jack Stockwell and his wife Judy, formerly of Thomasville and now living in Panama City, Fla., would like to express our thanks for the donations and to all who bought tickets for the benefit held for him. More...

Sports

Good times sometimes surprise us

There are times in all of our lives when the plans we have made are altered by a spur of the moment decision or impromptu opportunity. More...

Bulldogs lose heartbreaker to American Christian 33-28

The Sweet Water Bulldogs found themselves physically spent and emotionally drained as they left Paul Bryant High School field last Friday night. Playing with a tremendous amount of heart the Bulldogs left it all on the field as the old saying goes. More...

Tigers cage Jaguars 49-0

The Thomasville Tigers made the trip to Evergreen last Friday needing to get back on the winning trail. After appearing somewhat flat in the early minutes they turned things up a notch and took care of business. More...


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