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June 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville soldier gets unusual training

Staff Sgt. Derrick Gwin, gunnery sergeant, Battery B, 3rd Bn., 29th Field Artillery, a native of Thomasville, has been receiving some unusual training - learning how to breath underwater in the desert. More...

Royal Inn robbed in Jackson

An early morning robbery of the Royal Inn in Jackson, May 24, left the motel's owner with lacerations to his head and police on the hunt for the two men accused of committing the crime. More...

Special Sections

People

Edward Jones ranks high as advocate

The financial-service firm Edward Jones is among the best advocates for its clients, according to a study by an independent research group. More...

Voting machines to help the disabled cast votes

Thirty-two handicapped voting machines have been purchased for Clarke County and will be placed at each of the voting precincts in the county for the June 6 primaries. More...

Jones, Morgan to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Virginius W. Jones of Camden announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Darlene Elizabeth to Ryan Christopher Morgan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morgan of Sweet Water. More...

School

MHS students participate in Math-a-thon

Marengo High School held its fourth Math-A-Thon during the past two months. All benefits went to St. Jude Research Hospital. More...

THS announces fourth nine weeks honor roll

The Thomasville High School announces its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks. More...

Davis recognized by College of Business

Jim Davis, of Thomasville, is a junior at the University of West Alabama and was recently recognized by the College of Business. He was on the Dean's list, spring semester, and maintained the highest grade point average in Business Calculus. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Geraldine Bouler Harrison Geraldine Bouler Harrison, 59, of Thomasville died Saturday, May 20, 2006 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Jimmy Lee Bumpers, to Terry Lynn Williams; Tremayne Terrel Nicholson, to Rachel Loleta McClain; Terry Council, to Denise Lashell Jackson; Derrick D. Barnett, to Rhonda Y. More...

T'ville woman stabbed Sunday

From Staff Reports A Sweet Water woman was arrested on assault charges after she allegedly stabbed another woman during an altercation on Campbell's Landing Road Sunday night. More...

Harold Smith retires after 50 years in the grocery biz

After nearly 53 years of working in grocery stores Harold Smith of Thomasville turned in his apron May 5. More...

Republicans making inroads in Clarke County

For the first time in probably Clarke County's history, a countywide Republican primary contest and a district GOP race are competing with local Democratic races and they are causing some confusion. More...

Graveside protest ban signed into law Monday

The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed H.R. 5037, as amended, the Respect for America's Fallen Heroes Act. 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 Is there room for other sports?

Inside this issue, we've published our youth baseball edition. More...

Opinion

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From the Editor's Desk

The CEO system is broken

At least Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were found guilty in a court of law. Lay and Skilling, the two top dogs at Enron, the poster child for corporate fraud More...

Religion

T'ville Baptist Church to hold VBS

VBS leaders at Thomasville Baptist Church are making sure passports are stamped and visas are ready for travel! A new VBS adventure called Trading Places is about to begin. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Stand by and let God lead you

I was studying recently in 1 Corinthians 16:3-12. Paul had news of trouble in the church at Corinth and he felt it necessary to pay them a visit. This passage was to let them know that he intended to come. More...

Church Calendar

Benefit singing for Jereme Wilroy is June 3 There will be a benefit singing for the Jereme Wilroy Fund featuring The Revelators and also friends of Jereme, to be held on Saturday, June 3 at the Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Sports

Travelers open 2006 season Friday in Thomasville

The Thomasville Traveler baseball team will begin their 2006 season on Friday, June 2 when they play host to two teams from the Atlanta, Georgia area and the Bama Starz out of Birmingham. The action will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Cribb signs with Alabama Southern

After four seasons under the direction of Thomasville High School softball coach Jan Overstreet, Lady Tiger senior Tiffany Cribb will soon be taking instructions from the coaching staff at Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Fish stories

We've all been told through the years that some of the biggest tales you ever want to hear come from fishermen who let the big one get away. And on the whole that is the truth. More...


Poll

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