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April 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cross Walk

Worshippers observed Good Friday by participating in the Cross Walk through downtown Thomasville. More...

Weyerhaeuser grant to Pine Hill

Mr. Jeff Rake, vice president and mill manager, Weyerhaeuser's Pine Hill containerboard operation, presents Mayor Harry Mason and Mrs. Darlene Williamson, Librarian, a check for $10,000 for improvements to the Pine Hill Library. More...

Illegal dump site in T'ville

This illegal dump site was found on Pleasant Hill Road, just off Old Hwy 5. Clarke County Environmental Supervisor Kendall Bush is looking for the people responsible and is hoping someone will recognize the screen doors. More...

Locals make trip to Europe

During the week of March 25 to April 2 a group of individuals from Thomasville and the surrounding area traveled to Europe to tour some of the countries beneath the Alps. More...

Bill will make it easier to sell right-of-way timber

The Alabama House of Representatives has passed a bill that will make it easier for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to sell diseased, damaged or right-of-way timber, and timber around state lakes. More...

Special Sections

People

Witherspoon, Lewis to exchange vows

Mrs. Magoline Witherspoon of Myrtlewood announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Barbara Jean Witherspoon to John Benjamin Lewis, son of Mrs. Alice Lewis and the late Mr. Floyd Lewis of Pine Hill. More...

Phillips, Fendley set final wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Phillips of Thomasville and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Walters of Pensacola, Fla. announce the final wedding plans of their daughter, Jennifer Phillips to Ace Fendley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Fendley of Thomasville. More...

Overton, Lee to wed in Fairhope

Kathryn Overton of Grove Hill and Daniel Lee of Bakersfield, Calif. announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, April 29, 2006. More...

School

Juniors getting ready for prom

School News

Today the Tiger baseball team will be playing St. Paul's at 7 p.m. at home. Also, the Tigers will participate in the Clarke County Tournaments in Jackson Saturday, April 22. The game times are approximately 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. More...

TMS scholars bowl team competes

The TMS Scholars' Bowl Team competed in the Bay Area Super Tournament on Friday, March 17, on the USA campus. Only the top six teams from each division were invited to compete in this tournament. More...

SGA reps chosen

Andrew Parten and Hannah Etheridge have been chosen to be our Boys and Girls State representatives for 2006. They were chosen on their academic standings, community involvement, leadership, and personal integrity. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Buren "Billy" Chapman, Jr. Buren "Billy Chapman, Jr., 62, of Sweet Water died Monday, April 10, 2006 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. Funeral services were held at Aimwell Baptist Church on Wednesday, April 12 at 10 a.m. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Clifford Mitchell, to Mary Yancey; Bretford Clay Wildrick, to Cynthia Luann Dees; Tellas Moore, to Mary Irene Files; Bryant Oneal Kidd, to Alison Breanne Foster; Justin Ace Fendley, to Jennifer Connie Phillips. More...

Alcohol vote bill signed by Governor

Gov. Bob Riley signed House Bill 822 Friday paving the way for a vote on legalizing alcohol sales in Thomasville. More...

Sex scandal shocks local community

The charges brought against a Coffeeville High School teacher have shocked the communities in this area. More...

T'ville man gets life for child porn

Stephen Richardson, of Thomasville, pleaded guilty to the charge of a parent allowing a minor to engage in pornography and received a life sentence in Clarke County Circuit Court last week. More...

Clarke ADC forum is April 29

The Clarke County Chapter of Alabama Democratic Conference will hold its upcoming Political Candidates Forum on Saturday, April 29 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Building on Club Wiley Road, Jackson. More...

Monday traffic wreck

This white Mercury Sable driven by Charlie Thomas McCray of Mt. Vernon was struck by a Peterbuilt truck driven by Roy Bell Robertson Monday on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville. More...

Brothers no Duke boys, caught with marijuana

Two brothers were arrested Sunday when they tried to outrun police after avoiding a check point. More...

T'ville man faces rape charges

The Thomasville Police Department arrested Harvey Lynn West Jr., 19, of Thomasville and charged him with second degree rape, April 12. More...

Pine Hill man charged with selling stolen gun to a minor

The Pine Hill Police Department arrested and charged Sandy A. McWilliams, of Pine Hill, was arrested and charged with theft of property 2nd degree, selling pistol to minor, and two F.T.P. warrants for misdemeanors on April 6. More...

Grant to make roads safer

Efforts to improve highway safety in six south Alabama counties received another boost thanks to a $46,270 grant awarded by Gov. Bob Riley. The grant supplements $48,693 awarded by Riley earlier this year. 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...

Editorials

Our View Making your voice heard on alcohol

We now have a little more certainty about what's going to happen regarding a vote on alcohol sales in Thomasville. More...

Pulitzers and TV news

And the Arthur McLean Award for most obvious Pulitzer Prize choice goes to - the selection of the Times-Picayune and Biloxi Sun Herald for community service journalism. More...

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Religion

Church Calendar

Gospel Music Benefit is April 22 A Gospel Music Benefit Concert will be held Saturday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Thomasville High School Cafeteria featuring The Revelators, The Centurions (Then and Now) and The Dixie Disciples. More...

Faith without works is dead

Spiritual Reflections

My cousin Kay did not enjoy Easter as a child because she was not good at finding Easter Eggs. Somebody told her, "Finders keepers, losers weepers." Jesus was dead. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Jack Day, Clarence Newton, Winston Parden, Robert Dement, Ben Pugh, Joe Clayton, Eddie Foster, John Wayne Overstreet, Cordell Hutto, Ralph Smyly, Cliff Scarbrough, Roger Truett and Billy Kennedy. More...

Sports

Tigers on winning streak after tournament disappointments

After suffering a loss in their last game of the Pizza Pro Classic the Thomasville Tiger varsity baseball team has run off a string of eight wins in a row. More...

Lady Tigers blank CCHS

Thomasville's Lady Tiger varsity girls finished up a busy week of softball this past Thursday, April 13 by shutting out the varsity girls from Clarke County High School 10-0 in a game held in Thomasville. More...

Sometime between now and then

Taking Names and Keeping Score

I was reminded last week of the expression I chose to use as the title of this week's column while I was talking to a young man about his future. More...


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