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September 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Child hit by car in Whatley

Seven-year-old Stephon Horn is in critical condition after being hit by a car on Highway 84 in Whatley Tuesday afternoon. More...

Area family holds story of heroism in Iraq

Editor's note: The following story by Robert Sears was originally published in the Patriot Ledger newspaper. Jason P. Schauble's in-laws are Malcholm and Melanie Harvell Sanders of Thomaston. More...

Special Sections

People

SAMC Health Fair

Dr. T.B. Darji gets his blood pressure checked at the health fair sponsored by Southwest Alabama Medical Center, held at Thomasville Baptist Church Thursday. The health fair also featured vision and hearing screenings performed by the Lion's Club. More...

Food Bank officials celebrate opening

Pine Hill Police Chief John Brown, Penny Gardner, Leanoria Gardner, Ashley Burroughs, Lewis Geemes, Edith Ruffin, Brenda Black, Willamona James, Dr. Roberts and Principal Richard Bryant held the ribbon cutting for the Pine Hill Food Bank opening. More...

VFW sets fall schedule

VFW POST 5106 in Thomasville holds monthly officer and member meetings. VFW member meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 7pm at the post located at Old Hwy 5 South. More...

School

Band News

Band prepares for Choctaw County

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! This week, the band has been rehearsing and cleaning the finished show for this week's home crowd. More...

School News

THS holds on to number one

The Thomasville Tigers continue to give plenty of good reasons for their number one ranking in class 4A. Last Friday night, our Tiger football team defeated WS Neal in their second road game of the year. More...

THS student awarded

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Samantha Crawford (L) and Debra McCaskey (R), manager at McDonalds, for receiving the Employee/Employer of the Week award. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Michael Joe Nelson, to Patricia Gayle Atchison; James Lemark Jackson, to Kenika Kyette Jordan; Richard Brandon Steadham, to Christy Ann Clarke; Victor Lee Courington, to Dorann Lane; Steve Chaney, to Joann Era Ea More...

Obituaries

Ola Glass Dyson Ola Glass Dyson, 88, of Lamison died Sunday, September 17, 2006 at the Marengo County Nursing Home in Linden. Funeral services were held at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. with Rev. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Over 25 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail last week. More...

Emergency warning system on the way

Clarke County Commissioners agreed to go with Emergency Communications Network's Code Red for the county's Emergency Notification System, as recommended by EMA Director Roy Waite and Clarke County 911 Director Becky Neugent. More...

Shooter hiding from police

Thomasville Police officers are searching for the triggerman in a shooting two weeks ago in Thomasville. More...

TMS teacher in ICU

Thomasville Middle School special education teacher and THS volleyball coach LaTonya Woods was seriously injured in a car accident Saturday afternoon. More...

Clarke-Mobile, Wilcox gas to connect

Surveyors are at work getting things prepared for the interconnect between Wilcox County and Clarke Mobile Counties Gas District. More...

200 pints

Rhonda Dodge with the American Red Cross and Robert Hill show off the plaque earned for Al Springfield at the Harold Spinks Memorial Blood Drive at Thomasville United Methodist Chruch. 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

Remember highway safety rules

Three serious accidents in and around Thomasville this week highlight the fact that the roads can be very dangerous places. More...

Opinion

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Alabama Scene

Class plays role in TV attack ads

You have to be an AARP card carrying member to remember it, but there was a popular song of decades ago which opened with the words: "It seems to me I've heard that song before..." More...

Religion

AL State Missionary Baptist Convention met

The Southwest District of the Alabama State Missionary Baptist Convention recently conducted an informational meeting and announced its new president. More...

Bradys to perform at Grove Hill MPC

"The Bradys" will be at Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church in Grove Hill, across from Lathan Funeral Home, for their homecoming service on Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Rev. Benny Crawford, pastor, invites everyone to attend. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Don't quit, do whatever it takes

Last week I had an opportunity to talk to a local businessman. I sensed that he was troubled. I discovered that this man had once been a Baptist preacher. He had served at several of the small churches around there. More...

Sports

Tigers win air war with Neal's Eagles

The Thomasville Tigers rode the arm and legs of quarterback Jake Overstreet to a 28-14 victory over the W. S. Neal Blue Eagles last Friday, September 22. In the game which was played on the soggy surface of W. S. More...

Bulldogs blitz Patriots 56-0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs ran their season record to 3-1 and the region mark to 3-0 this past Friday, Sept. 22, when they blanked the Linden Patriots 56-0 in their game played on the Patriots home turf. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Wide right!

As most if not all of you know by now, the University of Alabama Football Team suffered a gut-wrenching 24-23 double overtime loss to the University of Arkansas this past Saturday in their game which was played at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayett More...