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August 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Bull attacks man in Morvin area

A Morvin cattleman was attacked and severly injured Saturday by a bull he recently purchased. More...

Over-budget courthouse addition gets the okay

Clarke County Commissioners gave the go-ahead on the courthouse addition in spite of estimated costs being over budget. More...

Grand jury hands down 228 indictments

The Clarke County Grand Jury met Aug. 8-12 and returned 228 indictments, out of 266 cases they considered. More...

Special Sections

People

Draper, Cargile wed in Tuscaloosa July 9

Mallory Diane Draper and Craig Allen Cargile were united in marriage on July 9, 2005 at Calvary Baptist Chapel in Tuscaloosa with Rev. Joseph William Kinnaird, II officiating. More...

Sheffield, Tolbert to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sheffield II of Arlington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Sheffield to Michael DeWayne Tolbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Tolbert of Sweet Water. More...

Webb completes Navy basic training

Navy Seaman Recruit Robert D. Webb, Jr, son of Laura P. Webb of Thomasville and Robert D. Webb of Camden recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

School

Getting back into the swing of things

School News

Summer is definitely over! However, with two weeks completed and one well on its way, students at Thomasville High School are getting back into the swing of things! More...

Drum Majors selected for THS band

Hello from the Thomasville High School band room! The band is now getting ready for the season opener against Sweet Water tomorrow night. More...

Burroughs-Sellers graduates from SSCC

Shelton State Community College held its 52nd spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 1 p.m. in the Umphrey Center of the Martin Campus in Tuscaloosa. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

James Claiborne Anderson James Claiborne Anderson, 50, of Sweet Water died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. Graveside services were held at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Nanafalia Wednesday, Aug. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Arthur Dilworth, to Rosie L. More...

Sheriff’s Reports

Forty three people were arrested and booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Eleven of those arrested were indicted by the grand jury. More...

Strange lights over T’ville

Alex Cassity of Midway is a God-fearing man, so when he saw strange lights in the sky over his home Thursday his first thought was it was the second-coming. More...

Mental health center may be lost to disrepair

Because of a lack of upkeep at the old mental health and rehabilitation center, Thomasville could be in danger of losing out on a pardons and parole board transition center, Mayor Sheldon Day reported to the city council Monday. More...

Civic Center delayed again

Council to review plan for new construction instead

The Thomasville City Council approved a lodging tax and sales tax increase on food Monday night. More...

Water plant to find a home

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PHPD catches man before he sets trap

Pine Hill Police acted quickly to avoid a hostage situation Wednesday, Aug. 17. More...

Hwy. 84 expansion gets a funding boost

It isn More...

Calendar

Area Calendar

Karis Collins Fund A fund to help pay for the medical expenses in treating Karis Collins has been set up at First United Security Bank. Donations can be made at any bank branch. More...

Editorials

Waiting continues for civic center

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Butts says this is the end

Alabama Scene

The political career of Terry Butts, which has taken a lot of twists and turns, took another one a few days ago. Butts announced he would not seek any state office in 2006 but was retiring from politics to spend more time with his family. More...

Religion

Go out into darkness and put your hand into the hand of God

Spiritual Reflections

During the dark days of the World War II for Great Britain, King George VI would sometimes speak to his people over the BBC. He did so after Dunkirk. The Allied forces were in complete disarray. More...

Church Calendar

Homecoming and revival at Church of God Pentecostal in Dixons Mills More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Windell Sheffield, Fred Hinson, Robert Dement, Ralph Smyly, Clarence Newton, John Wayne Overstreet, Winston Parden, Joe Clayton, E.B. More...

Sports

Tigers stumble out of gate

The Thomasville Tiger varsity football team found themselves caught up in a very physical struggle with the Demopolis Tiger varsity for three-quarters in their fall jamboree in Demopolis last Friday, Aug. 19. More...

More like a flock of turkeys

Taking Names and Keeping Score

As thousands of young men, millions if you take in the whole country, get ready for their first high school football game of the season there is a feeling commonly described as More...

Bulldogs start fast, eye Tigers

The Sweet Water Bulldogs had to dodge lightening and wait out a rain storm last Thursday, August 18, but did finally get in one half of their scheduled jamboree in Millry. More...