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June 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

USBI wins another million from auditors

Last week, United Security Bancshares, Inc. More...

Chamber's July 3 events expanded

More details have been announced in the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce's July 3rd celebration in downtown Thomasville. "I like to stay close to home for the fourth of July weekend," said Chamber director Marlo Anderson. More...

Times debuts new page size

Readers may notice The Thomasville Times is a little different this week. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Clear up stimulus confusion

OUR VIEW

Ask someone in government about the stimulus money and how it's being handled in Alabama. Go ahead, we'll wait. Get an answer? Get three different answers? Get a lot of shrugging of shoulders? We wouldn't be surprised. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Is it 1979 all over again?

From the Editor's Desk

So America is in the midst of a deep recession, there's riots and possible revolution in the air in Iran, a Democrat is in the white house, Chrysler is in deep trouble and Muslims are killing Americans in Iraq. Is this 2009 or 1979? More...

Religion

The Bible says there are just four things to remember

Spiritual Reflections

Today I decided to work on my sermon for Sunday so I went to the desk where I keep my laptop. I noticed that my desk was so cluttered that I had no work space so I started cleaning it off. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Singing Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host fifth Saturday night singing at 6:30 p.m., June 20. Donald Jackson will lead the signing. Bro. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

Time of Perfection Ministry offers programs to help community

Above all I would like to thank God how he's moving for Time of Perfection Ministry and especially how He moved in Pastor Joe and Linda Wingo for allowing us the opportunity to become an Angel Food host site here in Thomasville. More...

Sports

Sport, leisure activity or addiction?

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Millions spend a significant amount of their time taking part in it each year. Tens of millions spend at least some portion of their time involved in it on a yearly basis. More...

Duke boy's wild hog

Paxton Duke shows off the 80-lb. hog he captured while hunting with friends in Wilcox County. More...

Tigers make another allstate list

In addition to being named as members of the Alabama Sports Writers' Association 4A All - State Baseball Team, Thomasville Tigers Reeves Bozeman and Alex Buford found themselves being honored in a similar way recently by the Birmingham News which p More...

Goodreau inducted into state broadcasters Hall of Fame

The late Cecil Goodreau, known for years as "the voice of Thomasville," was posthumously inducted into the Alabama Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame recently. "When they called and told me about it, I cried," said his wife Mexie. More...

Hole Shot boat races to help local girls

The Hole Shot boat races are coming back to Clarke County, organized this year by the people who started it all back in 1990. More...

Area wrecks keep lawmen busy

On Thursday, an accident on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville near South Street involved Annie Glatson and Yvonne Woods, with no apparent serious injuries, although the jaws of life were needed to open the door of one car. A wreck Saturday on AL Hwy. More...

Black Belt Treasures exhibits June 27

In celebration of our rich local culture, Black Belt Treasures will be hosting a day of regional art, music, food, and fun on Saturday, June 27th. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Basketball tourney The Second Annual Hoopla Basketball Classic will be held beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 20, at Marengo High School gymnasium in Dixons Mills. More...

People

Henry and Gladys Jordan celebrate 50th anniversary

Henry and Gladys Jordan invite their family, friends and acquaintances to join them in celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. A reception will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Tablescapes Contest to spotlight farming commodities

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women's Committee is sponsoring a "Tablescapes Contest." To be eligible to participate in this contest an individual must be an Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA Farmers) member. More...

Pope graduates fire college

Thomasville resident, Wayne Terry Pope of the Demopolis Fire Department recently graduated from the Alabama Fire College during a ceremony held June 5. More...

School

Students receive degrees

Joseph Walton Hicks Joseph Walton Hicks graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Fla., on May 16, 2009. Joe is the grandson of Goldie McKinley of Thomasville and Buster James of Jackson. More...

Thomasville High School announces spring semester honor rolls

Ninth grade All A's: Samantha Binkerd, Lexie Brewer, Christina Burroughs, Ryder Digmon, Zackery Gibson, Arthur Jackson, Kaley McManus, Marlee Moore, Sheyenne Myers, Aami Patel, Montanna Tyler Prescott, Savanna Sheppard, Mary Shirah, More...

Seniors experience interview process

Amelia Love Johnson High School seniors were given an opportunity to job shadow in the career of their interest, participate in a mock interview and tour colleges in Tuscaloosa. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Death notice Breckenridge William Glenn Breckenridge, 64, of Mobile, died Monday, June 15, 2009, at Mobile Infirmary. Mr. Breckenridge was born Aug. 11, 1944 in Butler. He was an auto mechanic. More...

Clarke County court docket

Forty-nine defendants with a total of 54 indictments are slated on criminal dockets for trial next week in Clarke County Circuit Court. More...

Clarke county Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 9-16 include: Matthew Antion Clarke, 23, attempting to elude, reckless endangerment, $4,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...