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September 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Alcohol petition presented in Grove Hill

A petition was presented to the Grove Hill Town Council Tuesday night requesting a referendum on allowing the sale of alcoholic beverages within the municipality. More...

Obama speech not yet shown in T'ville schools

When it was announced that President Barack Obama was planning to give an address to America's school children, a significant number of parents and school systems and conservative political commentators from around the country expressed concern ove More...

Old Shell station torn down

PHOTO BY ANN WILLIAMSON Machines tear down the building that was originally Lorenzo Whitley's Gulf service station that served as a home to numerous businesses in Thomasville over the years, including a drive-through funeral parlor at one time. More...

Ride for CAC

The Regional Child Advocacy Center is sponsoring a motorcycle ride "Cruising for CAC" on Saturday, September 26th, to raise funds for the main CAC in Grove Hill and the Satellite Offices in Chatom and Gilbertown. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Hospital fatigue setting in

OUR VIEW

Based on comments we keep hearing in the community, hospital fatigue has set in. What is hospital fatigue? More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Speach hysteria

From the Editor's Desk

Have you ever been hell-bent on doing one thing and then just a few words from your significant other derails that train? Happened to me just before writing this column this week. More...

Religion

'All the world' starts next door

Spiritual Reflections

The African sun was beating down on the tin roof of the little church and there was nothing between the roof and those gathered inside but the rafters. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Churches ring your bells! Sept. 17 - 23 is designated as Constitution Week, recognizing the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Hudson Catherine Elizabeth Hudson, 81, of Thomasville, died Friday, September 4, 2009, at Thomasville Nursing Home. Mrs. Hudson was a member of the Hoboken Baptist Church. The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. More...

Marriage license applications

Jeremy Ivan Wilson, to Amanda Leann Lay; Charles Everett Odom, to Lora A. Newton. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Aug. 25-Sept. 2 Thomas A. Butts, to Walter Kevin West. Gene Raymond McDuff, to Robert J. Kaiser III. Billy Phillips, to Kiel Memorial Temple Church of God in Christ. Faye C. Harrison, to Mayne & Mertz, Inc. Danny J. Sims, to Barbara G. More...

Day sees potential for Campbell's Landing

On a warm early September day with the afternoon sun dappling through high clouds, a slight breeze rustles the high grass near the river banks in Morvin, and a barge slowly passes by the boat ramps at Campbell's Landing. More...

New sign, but no new hospital

Southwest Alabama Medical Center held a reception Tuesday night to introduce the contractors and the architect working on the new hospital project. More...

Payless store fire

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN A fire broke out at the Payless Shoe Source store in Thomasville around midnight Monday night. A Thomasville Police officer on patrol spotted smoke coming from the building and dispatched the fire department. More...

Trio burglarize Fulton shops

Three Fulton juveniles at first intended to rob the Fulton Grocery last week, but when they saw the owner there Saturday night they opted instead to come back after the store closed and burglarize it, Sgt. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Story hour The Thomasville Library still has openings in its preschool and elementary age Story Hour program. For more information call the library at 636-5343. Q'back club The Thomasville Quarterback Club will have a meeting at 6 p.m., Sept. More...

People

SWHS 1939 class members celebrate 70th-year reunion

Joyful, exciting "Glad you are here" greetings and warm hugs were exchanged as five classmates of Sweet Water High School of 1939 and 14 family members and friends met Aug. More...

Ashcraft-Lowe to wed Saturday

David and Pam Ashcraft of Spanish Fort announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lyndsey Paige to Nicholas Ryan Lowe, son of Mark and Karen Davis of Thomasville and Kenny and Maulette Lowe of Daphne. More...

Life from days gone by is reflected in old recipes

Cookin' at Gunpoint

Even if I don't cook the recipes, I enjoy reading cookbooks, especially old ones. I recently came across one that was originally copyrighted in 1939 with reprints through 1948. You wouldn't believe how differently we cook now than 70 years ago. More...

Sports

THS beats UMS in thriller, 42-37

The Thomasville Tigers battled their way back from deficits in both the first and second halves, to claim a hard fought 42 - 37 win over number-one-ranked UMS-Wright. More...

UWA off to a good start

Taking Names & Keeping Score

One of the perks of writing sports for The Thomasville Times, besides covering all the local high school teams, is the opportunity I get to take in some college action on occasion as well. More...

Sweet Water blanks Marengo 48-0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs made the short trip to Dixons Mills this past Friday, September 4, and pitched a 48 - 0 shutout on the Marengo Panthers in "The Swamp". More...