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November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville man charged with shooting into occupied home

A Thomasville man was charged with shooting into an occupied residence in Pine Hill last week. Joseph Wesley Council was charged with the felony by the Pine Hill Police Department Friday, October 30. More...

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County remains dry

Grove Hill voted "wet" Tuesday, leaving only Fulton and Coffeeville as the remaining towns without legalized sale of alcohol in Clarke County. Clarke County as a whole has voted on the alcohol question seven times between 1937 and 1984. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Turner and a dryer

My child and a clothes dryer have something in common. The both like to make single socks disappear. Luckily with the boy, we can usually find his sock. But give him enough time, and he'll have one, just one, wriggled off somehow. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Jesus is the real deal Don't settle for an immitation

I'm resting, after not watching, the baseball playoffs, college football or the NFL on TV. I'm ok, but I'm worried about Peggy. She is doing something with a goat's bladder and some skin from a pig. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Harvest rally Williams Temple CME Church, 206 Davis Avenue in Thomasville, will hold its annual harvest rally at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8. Special guest will be the Rev. Kenneth Johnson and the Cooper Lewis CME Church in Chatom. More...

Pineview Sunday School Sunday, November 1, 2009

Windell Sheffield, Billy Kennedy, Winston Parden, Frank Jackson, Ralph Smyly, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Cliff Scarbrough, John Reaves, John Wayne Overstreet and Frank Robison. More...

Sports

Tigers regroup, beat Demopolis

The Thomasville Tigers got back to their winning ways this past Thursday, October 29, when they defeated the 5A Demopolis Tigers 24 - 13 in a non region match-up for both schools. More...

Bulldogs edge Bears 28-27

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled just south of the Tombigbee River this past Friday, October 30, to take on the defending 2A State Champion Leroy Bears and when the final whistle had blown the Bulldogs had fought their way back from a 21 - 14 def More...

Taking Names & Keepin' Score

Sun shines on the plains

Despite overcast skies with a little sprinkle of rain thrown in now and then, for anyone wearing Auburn orange and blue, there had to be some sunshine in "the loveliest village on the plains" this past Saturday. More...

Grove Hill joins T'ville and Jackson

Grove Hill citizens voted Tuesday to become the third municipality in dry Clarke County to permit legalized alcohol sales. Voters agreed to legalized sales with 346 "Yes" votes to 214 "No" votes. That is a 62 percent majority. More...

Norris still fighting her cancer

Editor's Note: This is an update on Thomasville's Ella Norris - a year after being diagnosed with inoperable cancer, as told by her mother. Icannot believe that it has almost been a year since our journey started. More...

Morvin man electrocuted

A Morvin man was electrocuted Friday. Alvin Earl Cowan, 47, of Morvin was electrocuted Friday when he was attempting to install an antenna on his home at 103 Mercury Lane. According to reports, the antenna got tangled in a power line to the home. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fish fry South Marengo County Fire and Rescue Squad's bi-annual fish fry will be held Saturday, Nov. 7. Plates consisting of fish, hush puppies, baked beans, coleslaw and cake will cost $7.50. More...

People

Free health fair at armory on Nov. 12

There will be a community health fair at the National Guard armory on Hwy. 43 south on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The health fair will offer a number of free screenings and reduced price screenings. More...

Shotgun winner

Robert Sheffield (left) of Arlington recently won a Mossberg shotgun given away by the Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department. Sheffield was presented the gun by VFD board president, Joe Dobbs (right). More...

RSVP annual awards banquet held

Clarke, Choctaw Marengo, Washington and Wilcox volunteers recognized at Pineview Baptist Church

Hall of Fame County Volunteer Awards Gold award winners Silver award winners Bronze award winners More...

School

Brown addresses school parents

Dr. Adolph Brown spoke to an audience of about 150 people Tuesday night at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

School News

Veterans honored by students at THS

We the tigers of Thomasville High School in order to form a more perfect tiger nation, establish tiger pride, insure victory, provide our best, promote the general spirit, and secure the blessings of a state championship to ourselves and our poster More...

Students pampered

Students in Mrs. Crowley's fashion class enjoyed being pampered by the cosmetology department at Alabama Southern Community College. Pictured above are Molly Rivers (ASCC student) and Salecia Robinson. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Aycock Mary Belle Irby Aycock, 93, died Saturday, October 31, 2009, in the Calhoun Nursing Home in Edison, Ga. Mrs. Aycock was a native of Lower Peachtree in Wilcox County. She was born Nov. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Cowan Alvin Earl Cowan, 47, of Thomasville, died October, 30, 2009 in Morvin. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, at Reese Funeral Home in Thomasville. The funeral will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, Nov. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 27- Nov. More...