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April 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Last meeting is tonight for Relay captains

The last team captain/committee chair meeting before Thomasville's Relay for Life will be tonight at Gaston's Grill. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. More...

Marengo High School work

Rains halted construction work at the football field at Marengo High School last week. The old gynmasium and classroom building was torn down and new locker rooms and facilities are being built near the field. More...

Correction

Being produced by humans, newspapers sometimes make mistakes. Often being historical sources, the mistakes can sometimes be repeated at a later date. More...

Dixons Mills man charged with arson

On Sunday, March 15, a fire was discovered in the Angel Temple Church on Magnolia Church Road in the Marengo County community of Dixons Mills. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Teamwork needed now

OUR VIEW

At the Clarke County Development Foundation breakfast Tuesday, a lot of folks from Clarke County mayors to workforce development people talked about working together. They're right and we're glad they have that attitude. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

GM: goverment mandate?

From the Editor's Desk

We live in amazing times. To my knowledge, not a single banking executive has been asked to step down as a result of the billions of dollars in value lost in the current economic crisis or the billions of taxpayer bailout dollars thrown at them. More...

Sports

Tigers thrash Demopolis 13-1

The Thomasville High School Varsity baseball team pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 13 - 1 thrashing of the Demopolis Tigers on Monday, March 23. More...

Lady Tigers win Tombigbee Classic

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team picked up four wins in the annual Tombigbee Classic co-hosted by Jackson High School and Leroy High School on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21. More...

Parents should support children

Taking Names and Keeping Score

This coming Saturday, April 4, has been set aside as Youth Day in Thomasville. More...

Development Foundation urged to stick together

City, county and other organizational officials gave reports on what's happening in Clarke County during the annual Clarke County Development Foundation breakfast held in Thomasville. More...

Lawman Donnie Arnold dies at 48

Former Clarke County chief deputy and Thomasville native Donnie Arnold died Monday. Family members said Arnold came down with pneumonia and wound up suffering a fatal heart attack while in the hospital. He was 48 years old. More...

Boise being careful about mill in Jackson

Boise was called the "flagship" of Boise, Inc. during an update session for area business leaders at the Jackson mill last Thursday. More...

Mobile photographer to judge photography contest

Sheila Hagler of Grand Bay, Alabama will no doubt be smiling as she catches sight of our region's artistic talent in photography. More...

Dead man found in refrigerator near Grove Hill

A Grove Hill man has been arrested for the murder of a McIntosh man last week. The McIntosh's man decomposing body was found in a discarded refrigerator on the Mt. Zion Road about five miles west of Grove Hill. More...

Flooding

Creeks across north Clarke County swelled out of their banks during the recent rains. Dummy Line Road just south of the bridges on Highway 43 coming into Thomasville was impassable last Friday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Voice for animals The Town of Fulton will host the second annual Voice for the Animals 5K Run and 1 mile pet trot on April 4. Registration ends at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 8:30 a.m. More...

People

Woodham, Gregory plans announced

Darren and Lisa Norris of Camden and Terry Woodham of Midland City announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Lynn Woodham to Robert Grant Gregory, son of Don and Tina Nordan of Thomasville and Robbie Gregory of Gro More...

Jenkins, Wilkinson set May ceremony

Darrell and Debbie Wilkinson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Clay to Amanda Jenkins. Amanda is the daughter of Dale and Fred Ray of Danville. She and Clay both reside in Decatur. The wedding is planned for May 16. More...

Boy Scouts' banquet held in Dixons Mills

The Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council, Prairie District recognition banquet was held March 5, at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church in Dixons Mills. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Carlisle Christopher Garrett Dearmon Carlisle, 20, of Jackson, died Saturday, March 28, 2009, in St. Stephens. Mr. Carlisle was born March 18, 1989. He was a native of Grove Hill and a resident of Jackson. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department picked up Valerie Southall on a burglary warrant from Marengo County last week. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 17-31 include: Tremichael Dewon Davis, 28, burglary, second degree, probation violation, $20,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...


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