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September 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Allen back at THS as new band director

When the Thomasville Tiger band takes to the stands and the field Friday night at D.F. Anderson Field, it won't be unfamiliar territory for the new band director. In fact, it will be more like a homecoming for Jerrel Allen. More...

Rep. Thomas Jackson, others fighting "double dipper" label

State Rep. Thomas Jackson is one of 13 legislators who will be adversely impacted by the state Board of Education's decision recently to prohibit employees of the state's twoyear college system from serving in the Legislature. More...

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OUR VIEW

Is it time to start community watches?

H as the time come for community watches in Thomasville? HLike many small towns in Alabama, Thomasville enjoys a low crime level. That's thanks in part to the efforts of our police department. More...

From the Editor's Desk

The way the ball bounces

W ell, how 'bout that ole college football huh? The Michigan game was pretty well addressed this week by our own Charlie Anderson, so I won't get too far in to it. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Jesus knew Lancer before Lancer knew Jesus

He is not very tall for a man, though I have seen him in shorts, with no shirt, working in his corn field, and he is powerfully put together. He is not well educated, but that has not prevented a high level of intelligence. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming Dickinson Baptist Church in Dickinson will host homecoming Sept. 9, with Sunday school beginning at 10 a.m. and preaching at 11. Lunch will follow preaching. Singing will feature Glory Road Quartet. More...

Sports

Sweet Water ends 10-year drought

The Sweet Water Bulldogs ended the Thomasville Tigers' nine year string of consecutive victories over the Bulldogs this past Thursday, August 30, when they took advantage of eight Tiger turnovers and defeated them 27 - 13. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

One for the Ages

I am sure it is probably not necessary for me or anyone else to remind college Ifootball fans of what took place in Ann Arbor, Michigan this past Saturday, September 1. More...

Marengo starts 1-0

The Marengo High School Panthers played host to the Hornets of John Essex High School this past Friday, August 31, in the season opener for both teams. More...

Rural supplier conference to be bigger than ever

Thomasville, along with cosponsor The Boeing Company will host hundreds of the state's finest businesses and representatives at Alabama's Third "Rural" National Supplier Conference on Friday, Sept. More...

Gatlin named new Thomasville Nursing Home administrator

Diane Gatlin has been named the new administrator at Thomasville Nursing Home. Gatlin took over as the interim administrator after Charlie Phillips left the position on May of this year. More...

Lower Peach Tree man killed

An employee was killed last Wednesday morning in an accident at Francis Powell Enterprises, a trucking company, on Highway 84 East in Grove Hill. More...

Burn ban lifted, state still under alert

The Drought Emergency Declaration "No Burn" order issued on August 16, 2007 for fifty nine Alabama counties has been downgraded to a Fire Alert effective immediately. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Story hour at the library The Thomasville Public Library has openings in the story hour programs for threeyear olds and in the K-fourth grade class. Three-year olds' (Reading Bees) story hour is held each Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...

People

19th century Clarke County woman's letters donated

The Davidson family in May 2007 donated to the John C. Payne Special Collections facility of the Bounds Law Library a collection of Materials assembled by Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Davidson Mobley, a 19th century resident of Clarke County. More...

Luker, Harrington plan double-ring ceremony Sept. 22

Mr. and Mrs. William M. Luker of Linden announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Renea Luker to Gregory Lynn Harrington, son of the late Mrs. Christine Harrington of Aimwell. The wedding is planned for p.m., Saturday, Sept. More...

Hornsby-Vick ceremony held

Christy Leigh Hornsby and Joshua Craig Vick were married on June 2, 2007 at five o'clock in the afternoon at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Montgomery. Dr. Robert Dubois officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

School

School News

See You at the Pole rally set for Sept. 26

H ello everyone! Hope you've had a great week thus far! All is well here at Thomasville High School. Despite our defeat to Sweet Water, I believe redemption is just over the horizon for our Tigers. More...

Agriscience department holds leadership workshop

The Thomasville FFA Chapter officers conducted an officer workshop at Thomasville High School Agriscience Department on July 24. The meeting started with a prayer followed by exchange of phone numbers and email addresses. More...

TMS is now an AMSTI school

T his year Thomasville Middle School is an AMSTI school. AMSTI stands for Alabama Math and Science Technology Initiative. In 1997, the state of Alabama created the program called AMSTI. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Roy Carroll Etheridge Roy Carroll Etheridge, 50, of Sweet Water, died Tuesday, August 28, 2007, at his home. Mr. Etheridge was born April 6, 1957, in Grove Hill. He worked in the maintenance department for the Marengo County Board of Education. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Sawadi Samuel Ridgeway, to Sarah Ann Davis; Robert L. Wallace, to Atrebila P. Vogel; Raynell Lamar Armstrong, to Tina Liprynce Hall; Al Leederick Smith, to Kimberly Selena Johnson. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department arrested and charged the following people : Vicky Pogue - disorderly conduct, Bradley William Vining - DUI, Travis Sentel Stubbs - criminal trespass, harassment, criminal misheif, Clementine Dixon - public into More...


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