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August 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Front Street home destroyed by fire

Thomasville Firefighters responded to this house fire on 47 West Front St. in Thomasville early Monday morning. The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. More...

Special Sections

People

Fulton VFD finishes second in competition

The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department team placed second in the obstacle course; third place in the hose lay; second place in the air pack relay; and second place overall. More...

Save a pup

Want some puppy love? This fella is at the Thomasville City Pound now and is available for adoption. Call 636-5827 for information. More...

Hayes-Powell set Aug. 24 ceremony

Arley Hayes of Lasca, and Jason Powell of Bashi announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Scottie and Rita Hayes of Lasca. More...

School

Boys invited to join Cub Scouts program

Join the Cub Scouts! Here's your chance to join the Cub Scout program on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Thomas ville Elemen - tary School at 7 p.m. Cub Scouting is a year round program for youth in first through fifth grade. More...

Free college-planning book available for seniors

High school counselors across the state will soon receive free college admissions and financial aid guides to distribute free to seniors. If you have a senior in your family who doesn't get one, encourage him or her to request a copy. More...

Redkin color expert visits ASCC campus

Monroeville - Blake Kennedy, of Redken, in Mobile visited the Alabama Southern Cosmetology lab recently to give a hair care workshop to students on the fundamentals of color. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Donald Gray Walker Donald Gray Walker, 67, a native and resident of Dickinson, died Tuesday, July 31, 2007. Mr. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Joseph Wade Lewis, to Laura Michele Jordan; Ronnie Lee Agee, to Sonia Demetria Culpepper; Michael E. More...

AREA CALENDAR

Free ride to polls Anyone who needs a ride to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 14, can call 334-636-5933. ADC meeting The Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC) will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. More...

High marks low money for schools

Thomasville's city school system made the mark for achieving the state's average yearly progress goals for the second year in a row, but the system will have to hit that mark next year with less money. More...

Thomasville VFD wins competition

The Alabama Association of Volunteer Fire Departments held a firefighters competition Aug. 4 in Mobile. More...

Editorials

Make sure you cast your vote Tuesday

OUR VIEW

There's just one way Thomasville is going to go wet. And there's just one way Thomasville is going to stay dry. The equation is simple. The most votes cast wins. More...

Shelby's not ready to retire just yet

Our Senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby, is Alabama's most premier and powerful politician. Shelby has enjoyed a stellar political career and taken a textbook path to stardom. More...

Anne's Musings

Recalling bridge fears

This week we've all watched the drama unfold in Minnesota in the aftermath of the Interstate bridge collapse. All sorts of stories have been reported with each network looking for a different angle to cover. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Lesson learned from life's not-so everyday experience

The other night I proved something I had always suspected. Given the chance I could have learned to hit big league pitching. In Tamale there are two kinds of bats, the kind that fly at night, not the kind that you swing at a ball. More...

Fulton Baptist returns from mission trip near Mexico border

June 23-30 13 adults and youth from the First Baptist Church of Fulton partnered with J.T. and Sheryl Turner of One Way Ministries in Birmingham for mission trip to Sells, Arizona. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Prayer vigil planned at Thomasville Baptist Thomasville Baptist Church will sponsor a 24-hour prayer vigil beginning at 7 a.m., Monday Aug. 13 and continuing until 7 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the church sanctuary. More...

Sports

Football practice begins

As of this past Monday, August 6, most if not all of the high school football programs across the state of Alabama officially began practicing for the 2007 season. More...

Mississippi wins Pre-Majors World Series

The 2007 Dixie Pre- Majors World Series ended in some respects the same way it began with the team from Lakeland, Florida matched up against the team from Laurel County, Mississippi. More...

Getting vertical

Tysean Thompson leaps above a Demopolis High School defender during seven on seven drills last week at Thomasville High School. No score was kept during the drills that were cut short by lightning. More...