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October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

It's ginnin' time

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Workers at Sweet Water Gin Company removed a finished 500-pound bale of cotton from the machinery Friday. More...

THS parade and pep rally today

Thomasville High School's homecoming parade line-up starts today at 4 p.m. It will head down West Front Street and a pep rally will be held at the intersection of West Front Street and Wilson Avenue at the end of the parade. More...

Commission questions courthouse construction

Members of the Clarke County Commission again expressed concern about problems with the new $3.5 million courthouse annex. The discussion was in response to a request for an additional $7,475.25 from contractor J.C. More...

Murder trial in progress

While Sharon Rutherford is being tried on enticement charges in one courtroom, a murder trial is going on next door in the second courtroom of the recently opened courthouse annex. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Community events need you to show up

OUR VIEW

Events in any city or town never "just happen." They're the result of a lot of time planning, preparing, sweating and heavy lifting. So it is with the homecoming parade and pep rally downtown Thursday and the Ghost Walk Saturday. More...

Surprising computers

From the Editor's Desk

This column you're reading right now was typed on an Apple computer. The page that this column is printed on was designed on an Apple computer. More...

Political writer Ingram dead

And that's the way Bob Ingram saw it. More...

Religion

In Biblical times man was affected by the weather

Spiritual Reflections

We are approaching the end of the rainy season in Tamale, and it has been unusually wet. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fall festival Bassett Creek Baptist Church will host its annual fall festival at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 28. Children and adults of all ages are invited to be part of the fun. More...

Sports

Tigers take care of Southside

The Thomasville Tigers played host to the Southside of Selma Panthers this past Friday, October 19. When the final whistle had blown in the game, the Tigers walked off the turf at D. F. Anderson Field with a 31 - 20 victory. More...

Bulldogs brush aside South Lamar

The Sweet Water Bulldogs kept their season record perfect at 7 - 0 this past Friday, October 19, when they traveled to Millport and blasted the South Lamar Stallions 61 - 0. More...

Stabler starts on "Third Saturday"

Taking Names and Keeping Score

This past Saturday, as a member of the working press, I had the good fortune to have a sideline pass to the Alabama - Tennessee game. More...

Rutherford trial begins, teens testify

District Attorney prosecutors say charges against a former Coffeeville High School teacher isn't about the consensual sex she had with legal aged students and others but about her enticement of two juvenile students inside her CHS classroom in Marc More...

State officials praise CCDF

Former state Senator and current executive director of the Alabama Rural Action Commission Gerald Dial told the Clarke County Development Foundation members that, "you are doing exactly what governor Riley wants people to do across the state. More...

Council approves more restaurant alcohol licenses

The Thomasville City Council approved revisions to the city's alcohol ordinance. More...

Ghost Walk is Saturday

Thomasville's 4th annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk will be held Saturday. Hay rides will roll through historic downtown Thomasville stopping to hear ghost stories from characters in period costume. Rides start at 6 p.m. 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. More...

Deadly wreck on Hwy. 84

Three people died in this wreck on Hwy. 84 Thursday, driver Danny E. Balch, 66, of Mannsville, N.Y. and passengers, Bernard Ross Balch, 76, and Armie Butler Balch, 73, both of Haughton, La. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Free prostate cancer screening A free prostate cancer screening for men will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 pm., Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Wilcox County Health Department. More...

People

Pioneer Day Nov. 10

The Clarke County Museum's Eighth Annual Pioneer Day is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clarke County Museum in Grove Hill. More...

Volunteers help TNH residents

Residents at Thomasville Nursing Home are proud of two of its volunteers, Katherine Hill and Cari Hamilton. The two young volunteers come every Tuesday after school to help the residents with different activities. More...

100th birthday

Mary Trainham was born Nov. 6, 1907. She will be celebrating her 100th birthday with a reception, hosted by her family, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 3101 County Road 33 in Linden. All relatives and friends are welcome. More...

School

It's homecoming week at Thomasville High School

School News

"Busy as bees" describes our students at Thomasville High School this homecoming week. Monday our students flounced around school in tacky clothing to show off their school spirit. More...

THS names honor students

Thomasville High School first nine-weeks honor rolls. More...

Meeting with Sen. Shelby

Recently in his Washington, D.C. office, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby met with Abbey Rish from Thomasville. Abbey, a senior at Thomasville High School, is in Washington, D.C. participating in the National Youth Leadership Conference. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Jean Cooper Edge Jean Cooper Edge, 73, of Foley, died Monday, October 15, 2007, at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley. Mrs. Edge was born Feb. 22, 1934 in Empire. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County jail include: Patina Necole Allen, failure to appear on driving while license suspended, arrested by the Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department arrested and charged Terrence Terell Usher with identity theft (first degree). More...