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October 16, 2008 RSS feed / People

Pruitt wins talent & photogenic crowns

Jodi Pruitt, daughter of Jan Pruitt, recently competed at the International Miss Youth Development Program's national finals in Mobile. More...

Former classmates and Bama fans!

Tonya Joyce (r) recently attended a booksigning in Mobile where she ran into an old Vigor High School classmate, Scott Hunter. Scott was a standout quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide in the late 60s. More...

Worthwhile Club hears about the joy of reading

The hostesses for the Worthwhile Club served a delicious congealed peach salad to fifteen members and guests at the meeting on Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. in the Nutrition dining room. More...

Windham museum in Thomasville featured in state's tourism brochure

The Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum in Thomasville is featured in the new "Year of Alabama History" brochure. Governor Bob Riley released the 94-page publication last week to promote the 2009 tourism campaign. More...

Surprise from the garden

PHOTO BY STAFF As in the lyrics from the song of the country music group Alabama goes, "Song, song of the south, sweet potato pie and shut my mouth," this sweet potato grown by Martha Murphy of Thomasville will make you say just that, "shut my mouth! More...

Health Fair

PHOTO BY RYAN JOHNSON Linda Privett (seated) Lisa Sms (left) and Serria Reed (right) participated in the Southwest Alabama Medical Center's health fair at the Thomasville Civic Center recently. More...

Museum to host exhibit

"Inspirations from the Forest," an exhibit produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, will open at the Clarke County Museum Oct. 10. More...

First scenic river tour a success

Southwest Alabama Tourism sponsored a Naturalist Canoe Paddle October 4 and 5 on the Monroe and Clarke County portion of the Alabama Scenic River Trail. More...

Fun fall apple recipes from Good Housekeeping

Pork With Apple Pan Chutney A crisp autumn evening is the perfect time to enjoy these sweet-and-sour apple pork chops. Accompanied by roasted potatoes, this dish becomes a comforting cool-weather meal. More...

Steadman, Osborn plan Nov. 22 wedding

Mrs. Sandra Steadman Smith of Gulfport, Miss., announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Jessica Shea Steadman to John Brandon Osborn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Osborn of Thomasville. More...

Day, Dellinger to wed

Mayor and Mrs. Sheldon Day of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Day, to Jeremy Dellinger, son of Mr. Jim Dellinger of Rose Hill, Kansas, and Mrs. Karla Quednow of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. More...

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ruby Lynn Hunt Chris and Andrea Hunt announce the birth of their daughter, Ruby Lynn Hunt, born Sept. 9, 2008, in Raleigh, N.C. where Andrea is teaching and completing her doctorate at N.C. State University and Chris is foreman of Newcom Company. More...

Coston, Wolverton plan Oct. 18 wedding

Edna Lee Coston of Thomasville announces the engagement and impending marriage of her daughter, Crystal Renisha Coston to Terry Lamar Wolverton of Pascagoula, Miss., son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Wolverton of Pascagoula. More...

Locals attend Nicholas Sparks booksigning

Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks spoke Oct. 9, at the Mobile Saenger Theatre, in a visit sponsored by Page & Palette Bookstore of Fairhope. More...

Scurlock appointed to replace DuBose

Gov. Bob Riley appointed Judge Don Pedro Scurlock to serve as circuit judge in place of ousted judge Stuar DuBose. Scurlock will serve as the district judge for Washington, Clarke and Choctaw Counties. More...

McLendon named Grove Hill branch manager

Kim McLendon has recently been named Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President for First United Security Bank's Grove Hill office according to Bank President/CEO Terry Phillips. More...

Benefit for Harrison

Hannah Grace Harrison is a typical two year old. In May of this year Hannah Grace was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. She is the daughter of Jarrod and Marci Harrison and the grand-daughter of Rev. & Mrs. Benny M. Harrison of Grove Hill. More...

Lucas Grabeel's Cheesy Chicken Veggie Casserole

Fave Foods of the Famous Oh, to be young, talented, handsome and successful! If you want to know how it feels, ask Lucas Grabeel, star of the "High School Musical" movies and the comedy "The Adventures of Food Boy," just released on DVD. More...