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September 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

County approves $12 million budget

Clarke County Commissioners approved a budget just over $12 million for the 2005-06 fiscal year Wednesday. More...

Special Sections

People

McGraw celebrated 98th birthday

Mrs. Ethel McGraw celebrated her 98th birthday on September 5th, 2005 at her home in Camden. Mrs. McGraw is the mother of Erin Lewis and the grandmother of Scott Lewis, Suzette Davie, Alan Lewis and Neil Lewis, all of Thomasville. More...

Women in Winter to meet

Arengia Knight, hostess for the Oct. 5 meeting of the Women in Winter (WIW), with Marie Davis, administrator of WIW, invites all area women regardless of age or denominational background to come and enjoy the Christian friendship. More...

CCERA met Sept. 15 at Jackson Steakhouse

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association met Sept. 15 at the Jackson Steakhouse in Jackson with 24 members present. More...

School

THS hosts Showcase of Bands

Not even the treat of harsh weather could stop the 2005 Second Annual Southwest Alabama Showcase of Bands from happening last Saturday. More...

Tip Off Club to meet

The Tip Off Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 in the Thomasville High School Library. More...

Last day to buy yearbooks is Sept. 30

School News

The Thomasville Tigers defeated Greensboro last Friday night giving the Tigers a 5-0 record. Way to go Tigers! The football team will travel to play Escambia County tomorrow night. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Be sure to come out and support the team. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

John Kevin Lyles Kevin Lyles, 45, of Bashi, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005 at his home in Thomasville. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Thaddeus Ivon Lamont White, to Patricia Lucille Williams; Clarence E. Armstead, to Marenda Washington; Boyd Kayne Phillips, to Misty Lynn Bachman. More...

Sheriff’s Reports

Another suspect has been arrested for sign thefts in the county. More...

Hurricane fraud rings discovered

Pine Hill police discovered hurricane relief fraud rings operating in the area, and federal and state officials are now investigating the groups. More...

Thomasville adopts $6.2 million budget

The Thomasville City Council approved a $6.2 million budget Monday. More...

Larrimore firing challenge fails

Clarke County lost its state Emergency Management Agency funding in the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, due apparently to the state More...

Calendar

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). For more information call 636-9985. More...

Religion

The question is “Would God punish the righteous with the wicked?”

Spiritual Reflections

All of us feel sorry for the people of New Orleans and parts of Mississippi and Alabama who lost loved ones and who suffered injury or property loss. Many of us have been doing what we can to help the survivors. More...

Church Calendar

Creels Chapel to hold singing 2nd Mile will be singing at Creels Chapel United Methodist Church Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. More...

Freedomland Quartet to perform at GHMPC

Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church invites you to their homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 2. The Freedomland Quartet will be singing at the 11 a.m. service and again after the noon meal. More...

Sports

Bulldogs leave Panthers flat

Sweet Water

After a somewhat sluggish start, the Sweet Water Bulldogs rolled up 480 yards on the ground this past Friday, Sept. 23, and defeated the home standing Marengo Panthers 47-0. More...

Thomasville claws Raiders 48-8

The Thomasville High School Tigers ran their season record to 5 and 0 Friday, Sept. 23, when they defeated the Greensboro Raiders 48-8. More...

They won the ones that counted

Taking Names and Keeping Score

With the Annual Alumni and Friends Reunion set for this Saturday, October 1,1 decided I would focus my column this week on the 1954 Thomasville High School football team and season. More...