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May 29, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Elderly advised after recent home invasion

An elderly Thomasville woman's home was broken into late Thursday night, May 15. According to Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hicks the call came in to 9-1-1 at 11:30 p.m. from 87-year-old Bobbie Ross. More...

Rains keep county road crews busy

The Clarke County Commission agreed to split the cost of preparing a master plan for an industrial park in Grove Hill with the Town of Grove Hill and to name the park the Mid Clarke Industrial Park. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OTHER VIEWS

Judge DuBose should resign

With legal and personal problems piling up on Circuit Judge Stuart DuBose, it's time for him to resign. Like anyone else, Judge DuBose is innocent until proven guilty of the pending criminal charges. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Return of the male, Caucasian Democrat

On paper there is absolutely no reason Alabama's 2nd Congressional District should be in play. President George Bush won this southeast Alabama district by 34 percentage points in 2004. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Winning souls for Jesus Christ is worth any danger

Being a missionary is dangerous. We were warned about Malaria. That danger is very real. A room full of people who have had malaria, will stampede at the sound of a mosquito. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, May 25

Windell Sheffield, Billy Kennedy, Clarence Newton, Robert Dement, Ben Pugh, Frank Jackson, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Ralph Smyly, Frank Robison. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS - Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Chruch has a "construction zone" planned for its Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 31. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Summer baseball camp is a magical time

Back in a time before network and cable television completely changed the entertainment habits of the people in this country, baseball both at the professional level and semipro/ amateur level once was a major attraction for many who were looking for More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Arland Wenzell Boozer Arland Wenzell Boozer, 74, of Gallion, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at his home. Mr. Boozer was born July 12, 1933 in Sweet Water. More...

RECORDS

There were no marriage licenses listed. Property deeds listed Dated May 16-20 Krystal K. Johnson, to United States of America. Paul M. Luker, to William M. Luker. First Bank of Linden, to Jonas Prescott. Patricia Dixon, to Josey Lee Moore. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked into the Clarke County Jail for the week of May 20-27 include: Joyce Faye Shaw, 55, failure to appear on (traffic), contempt of court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Gaston tapped as interim head of planning

The Thomasville City Council voted Tuesday to place Dottie Gaston as interim head of development and planning for the city. Gaston has served as receptionist/administrative assistant at city hall. More...

DuBose jailed on federal firearms charges

A federal judge ordered suspended Circuit Court Judge Stuart C. DuBose to remain in jail on a firearms violation charge because he is a potential threat to the community. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bert Milling Jr. More...

Fallen heroes remembered

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Memorial Day program at the National Guard Armory in Thomasville on Monday. Mae Parden of Grove Hill places poppies as Mr. More...

Clarke County voters go to polls Tuesday

Only one countywide race will greet Thomasville and most other Clarke County voters Tuesday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Summer school The following schools are offering summer school. Please call schools for details. Demopolis High School - 334- 289-0294, Monroe County High School - 251-575-3258 and Choctaw County High School - 205-459-2139. More...

People

Mural project announced

The ALA-TOM Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council announced a project to paint a mural in downtown Thomasville. The mural will be located on the Shelley building on West Front Street. More...

Kelley, Winters to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kelley of Sandflat announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittney Breann Kelley to Justin Nathanyal Winters, son of Paula Winters and Darel Winters of Sweet Water. More...

Local girls perform at BTAS

The Ballet and Theater Arts in Gilbertown held a spring showcase May 18-20. Pictured, from left, are Aly Scarbrough, Fred Kimbrough - BTAS director, Maggie Scarbrough and Amerie Gramelspacher. More...

School

THS 2008 graduation

Thomasville High School's class of 2008 graduation ceremony was held Friday, May 23

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Relay for Life Platinum Team

During this year's Relay for Life, Thomasville Elementary School's team won the following awards: Spirit of Relay; Most Money Raised (more than $12,000); Best Dessert Contest; and Platinum Team for 2007 and 2008. More...

Lions present check to DARE

Lion president, Glenda Prescott recently presented a check to the Thomasville Elementary School D.A.R.E. program. Pictured above, from left are: Sara Gates, DARE Officer John Thornton, Lion Glenda Prescott and Ashley Dunn. More...