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July 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville to host Dixie Youth state tournament

Thomasville will be the host site this weekend to the South State Tournament for both the Dixie Pre- Majors (15-16 year olds) and Dixie Majors (17-19 year olds). More...

Few citations at boat races

The Alabama Marine Police reported a calm day on the water at the Hole Shot races near Morvin the last couple of weeks. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Making a good impression

OUR VIEW

This week, the City of Thomasville will have a chance to put its best foot forward as the Dixie Pre-Majors Championships will bring more than a quite few visitors to town from to enjoy some great baseball and some great hospitality. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Celebrities and solitude

From the Editor's Desk

Michael Jackson's funeral service was watched online by more than 2 million people. More...

Religion

Take the road less traveled

Spiritual Reflections

With only a few months remaining of our three-year assignment in Tamale Ghana, we have begun to reflect on the people and the events of our African experience, and also to think and pray about what God has next for us. More...

VBS in Arlington

Youngsters enjoyed a week of fun and learning June 1 - 5 in Arlington during County Line Baptist Church's annual Vacation Bible School. More...

Church Calendar

Gospel meeting Thomasville Church of Christ, corner of 3rd Street and Worl in Thomasville, will continue a gospel meeting through July 10. Bro. Cheryl Schmid of Mt. Olive will be the guest speaker. Service will be held weeknights at 7:30 p.m. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Death Notices McCaskill William McCaskill Sr., 57, died June 24, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 30- July 7 include: Roy Bell Robertson, 23, theft of property second degree, receiving stolen property second degree/concealing, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff' More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department charged Michael Derek Knight with felony domestic violence last week. More...

Drought is stressing area water systems

Even a little bit of rain was welcomed by this area's water system operators. More...

T'ville schools settle on smaller staff size

The Thomasville school board met in a special session to approve what superintendent Vic Adkison said is the last major round of personnel changes at the school system. More...

Fire along Hwy. 84

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Firefighters from around the county were called out last Wednesday to fires that sprang up along Hwy. 84 east of Grove Hill. The fires started along the roadside and stretched in spots over several miles in the Whatley area. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

AHSAA meeting The Annemanie High School Alumni Association will meet at 12 noon, Saturday, July 11, at St. Paul P.B. Church of Pine Hill. All former students and graduates are urged to be present for this important meeting. More...

People

Day posthumously honored

Mayor Sheldon Day (left) and Wilma Day (right) accept a plaque on behalf of the late sheriff Jack Day from Department of Youth Services director Bridget Standifer. More...

Celtic music group coming to Thomasville

Mithril is coming to Thomasville for a concert, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. Since its first concert in 2003, Mithril has become one of the most sought after Celtic/World music groups on the concert series scene. More...

Nursing home residents celebrate Independence Day

This past Friday the residents at Thomasville Nursing Home had a wonderful time as they celebrated July 4th. They enjoyed the food and patriotic music that was played and being able to fellowship with other residents and staff. More...

School

ASCC Clarke County scholarships announced

Dr. John A. Johnson, President of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced the recipients of scholarships for 2009. More...

Dukes awarded scholarship

ALCARH, an Alabama organization designed to provide affordable and rural housing, announced that TaDarius Dukes of Pine Hill was awarded his fourth ALCARH scholarship. He is currently attending The University of Montevallo. More...

Henry, Day attend leadership forum

Shelby Henry and Zach Day, both of Thomasville, attended Harding University's 53rd annual National Leadership Forum in Searcy, Ark., June 7-12. More...

Sports

T'ville teams win sub-district

Both of Thomasville's younger Baseball all-star teams won their Sub- District Tournaments this past week and advanced to District play. More...

Season finale: don't miss it!

Taking Names and Keeping Score

The summer baseball season at the Major League level is nearing the midway point this week with the annual All-Star break scheduled to take place next week beginning on Monday, July 13 and concluding on Wednesday, July 15. More...

Thomasville Dixie Majors team

Dixie Majors team members pictured front row, from left, are: Rob Anderson, Russ Wright, Charles Taylor, Shaq Jackson, Jarett Taylor, Sage Smoker, Hunter Ward and Mallan Sheffield Back row are: Coach Matthew Sparks, Reeves Bozeman, Walt Bedsole, Tayl More...


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