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May 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville student to go on to state competition

Hannah Etheridge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chip Etheridge of Thomasville, was selected as Clarke County's 2007 Junior Miss during Saturday night's program. More...

County getting more requests for road repair, maintenance

Clarke County Commissioners plan to look over the county's policy for taking on the maintenance of new roads. More...

Alfonso Arnold retired from organizing the May Day event Saturday. For more, see the Sports section. More...

Special Sections

People

Bassett Creek Baptist to hold singing

Bassett Creek Baptist Church will host nationally known Southern Gospel group "The Monument Quartet" of Nashville, Tenn. in a special Friday night singing, May 12 beginning at 7 p.m. More...

More brothers badly impersonate Duke boys

A chase in Jackson led to the arrest of two brothers and those helping them to hide Sunday. More...

Click-it or Ticket blitz coming up

The Thomasville Police Department will be participating in the "Click It or Ticket" Blitz Period. More...

Religion

CHURCH 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...

Spiritual Reflections

If the shoe fits, wear it

My last name starts with "O" and that means that I have to renew my automobile license plate in May, so I just bought a new tag for our automobile. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clean-up week at Independence Cemetery Clean-up week is planned for May 8-12 at Independence Cemetery to prepare for Homecoming and Decoration Services for Sunday, May 14. Special clean-up day is Thursday, May 11. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers second in region tourney

This past Thursday, May 4 the Thomasville Lady Tiger softball team traveled to Demopolis to participate in their sectional tournament that would determine which two teams would advance to the state playoffs. More...

A time to cherish

Taking Names and Keeping Score

They say it is a sure sign you are getting older when you spend a large part of your time reminiscing about the past. More...

May Day draws hundreds, Arnold says good-bye

Alfonso Arnold (center, white shirt) was greeted by well-wishers during the annual May Day event at McFadden Park. Arnold has organized the event for most of its 30 years and is retiring from the position. More...

Blood drive needs new donors

Joe Bill Jeffrey can name about 35 people who will donate blood at the next community blood drive at Thomasville Baptist Church May 30. More...

Hannah Etheridge is Clarke County's Junior Miss

PHOTO BY TONYA JOYCE From left: DeAnna Phillips, Laura Rotch, Hannah Etheridge, Brittany Harrell, Anna Turner and Rachel Callahan More...

Thomasville student to go on to state competition

Hannah Etheridge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chip Etheridge of Thomasville, was selected as Clarke County's 2007 Junior Miss during Saturday night's program. More...

THS' top scholars

PHOTO BY AMBER FULLER Jessica Sheffield (right) was named valedictorian and Mallory Mathers was named salutatorian of this year's THS senior class. More...

Editorials

Thankless jobs for teachers, chamber

Now that school is coming to a close, we'd like to congratulate the seniors More...

From the Editor's Desk

I'm scared of the flu du jour

Well, I was going to tell you this week about how hard it is to write a column every week, but then I read a piece by Garrison Keillor that writing is easy and no one should complain about it. More...

Alabama Scene

State-wide races start to see TV ads

Ihave been asked what I think is a valid question: When will the battle More...

School

School News

THS seniors have busy week

Seniors at Thomasville High School have been extremely busy this week. All senior classmen enjoyed a Senior Breakfast in the THS cafeteria on Monday, May 8. A Senior Award Presentation was held Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. More...

Lion's Club holds eye screening

The Thomasville Lions Club recently held an eye screening for students in the fourth, sixth, and eighth grades of the Thomasville City Schools. Parents will be notified by the school if a problem was detected during the screening. More...

Fourth graders reach AR goals

PHOTO SUBMITTED Pictured are the fourth grade students from Thomasville Elementary School who met all of their Accelerated Reading goals for the third nine weeks. Pizza Inn rewarded these students with a "Pizza Party." More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Gladola Packer Cheeseboro Gladola Packer Cheeseboro, 74, died April 30, 2006. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Sinai AME Church in Lower Peach Tree with Rev. W.W. Nixon officiating. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Lametrice Williams, to Vernoica Lutress Jones; Wallace Sammie Emory, to Benita Faye Parker; Benjamin Durant Ballard, to Alora Lynn Harrison; Eric Charles Jordan, to Jessica Amanda Smith; Fredrick Chad Atchison, to Tonia More...

T'ville PD report

The Thomasville Police Department arrested Don Leon Moore and charged him with theft of property on May 3. Darryl Lee Chandler was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance on May 4. More...