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March 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Lunar eclipse

Johnny Autery of Sweet Water photographed the lunar eclipse on March 3 using his camera and a telescope. The total part of the eclipse was over by the time it was visible over North America, he said. More...

THS to offer health industry classes

Career tech education is no longer about cows and cookies. More...

Two rape suspects arrested this week

The Clarke County Sheriff's Department reported the arrests of two rape suspects this week. Thomas Earl Peters, of Thomasville, was arrested Feb. 29 for the rape of a 27-year-old woman. He was charged with rape, first degree. More...

Special Sections

People

Twin Rivers announces leadership team, board

"The Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership is gaining momentum", said Chairman Chip Harrigan. More...

Hornsby-Vick plan June wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Claxton Hornsby of Montgomery, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Leigh Hornsby of Northport to Joshua Craig Vick of Northport, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Craig Vick of Sweet Water. More...

Autrey - Phillips exchanged vows

It is with great pleasure that Charles and Phyllis Autrey of Sunny South, announce the marriage of their daughter Kimberly Ann to Daniel Michael Phillips. The wedding took place February 9, in Las Vegas, NV. More...

School

THS Empathize Week March 12-16

In order to empathize (to show sympathy) with the students and families affected by the tornado that struck Enterprise High School, we will kick off a "Enterprise with Enterprise" Week beginning next Monday, March 12th. More...

Scouting for food

Thomasville Cub Scout Pack 51 participated in the Annual Food Drive recently by collecting and donating over 700 food items to the Thomasville Salvation Army for its food pantry. More...

THS students score highly

THS students scored highly in the Alabama Educational Theater Association's state thespians festival. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Dave Edward Bates Dave Edward Bates (Retired Command Sergeant Major), the youngest of three sons and a daughter born to the late Robert Bates, Sr. and Annie Culpepper Bates, was born in Fulton, on May 26, 1938. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Edilberto Juan McGort Jr., to Elvira Carter; Derrick Labarron Taylor, to Latedra Nicole Brown; William Joseph Ryser, to Crystal Lakeisha Powell; Randall D. Page, to Joyce Marie Gardner. More...

Area's groups respond to deadly tornado

One hundred-thirty-four first responders from Clarke County answered the call for help from Miller's Ferry following last Thursday's tornado and headed to the scene to aid in search and rescue and security measures. More...

State bar seeking judicial opinion on DuBose case

The Alabama Supreme Court may likely determine if the Alabama Bar Association has authority to discipline an attorney who is now a sitting circuit judge. More...

Daylight saving time begins Sunday

Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. Daylight Saving time begins on March 11 this year and ends November 4. More...

Grove Hill adds support for Twin Rivers group

The Grove Hill Town Council agreed to pledge $10,000 a year for the next five years to support the Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership during Monday's meeting. 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

Help is always close at hand

Don't tell the people of Southwest Alabama they don't help out. After the deadly tornado struck Miller's Ferry, the call went out for help, and help surely came. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor's Desk

Strange feeling after storm

There is perhaps, nothing so bizarre as the detritus of a tornado or hurricane. More...

Religion

Blood drive Saturday at Pineview Baptist Church

Many times, tragedy brings out the best in people, and blood donors are no different. More...

Gospel Singing March 17

Mount Vernon Baptist Church Relay for Life Team will hold agospel singing featuring the Glory Road Quartet of Thomasville along with others. For more info. call 334-636-1606. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Everything will be new, alive again

Brown is my middle name, but it is not my favorite color. This is the dry season in Northern Ghana. It starts with November and last into April. That means temperatures 95 to 110, and no rain for 6 months. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Gossip and sports

Beginning on June 15, 1969 and running through July 13, 1971 the Country Music based television show "Hee - Haw" aired on CBS in the 7:00 PM time slot on Saturday night. More...

Tigers defeat T.R. Miller, Citronelle

The Thomasville Tigers swept through a three team mini-tournament this past Saturday, March 3, defeating the Citronelle Wildcats 8-2 and the T. R. Miller Tigers 5-2. With the two wins the Tigers improved their season mark to 4 and 3. More...

Bulldogs go 0-3 in Tombigbee Classic

The Sweet Water Bulldogs played three games in the Tombigbee Baseball Classic last week, coming up on the short end of the score in all of them. More...


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