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February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay’s purple ribbons on sale

Every spring for the past four years, purple ribbons have appeared on the doors and windows of local homes and businesses in and around Thomasville. More...

Water survey to be held

Two-member teams of representatives from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will conduct community surveys of areas in Clarke and Wilcox counties affected by recent water shortages. More...

Man beaten to death in Gainestown

One of four Clarke County residents charged with beating a man to death at his Fool’s Acre Road home near Gainestown said the victim was into Voodoo and the group was trying to scare him into leaving the county. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Somewhere in the middle

What you’re reading right now is not quite handmade, but many hands went into crafting this product. It’s customized for this community, and it’s remade new, each week. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Movie monster at home

We interrupt what our originally scheduled column was going to be about to give a child update. Turner started walking last week. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Beast Feast More...

Black heritage celebrated at New Hope No. 1 Baptist

The Black Heritage Celebration Program sponsored by the Dravitan Civic Club was held Sunday, Feb. 21, at the New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church at 4 p.m. The pastor Rev. James G. More...

Sports

Softball team wins big in early games

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team got the 2010 season kicked off right this past Thursday, February 18, when they defeated the visiting Monroe County Lady Tiger softball team in their JV/ Varsity home opener. More...

TMS baseball splits opener vs. Wilson Hall

The Thomasville Middle School Baseball team split with the Wilson Hall Middle School Bulldogs in the Tigers’ season opening doubleheader played on Thursday, February 18, in Thomasville. More...

Ledkins 10-point

Six year old John Michael Ledkins killed this Big 10 point buck while hunting with his Pops (Mike Ledkins). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dixon

Bessie Peppenhorst Dixon, 93, of Linden, died Saturday, February 20, 2010, at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home in Demopolis. Mrs. Dixon was born Sept. 25, 1916 in Shiloh. She was a homemaker. The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. More...

Kathryn Tucker Windham storytellers

Kathryn Tucker Windham was the guest of honor at the KTW Storytelling Club Kick-off ceremony held Friday night at Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Robbers caught in Fulton

A robbery that started in Grove Hill ended with a manhunt and arrests near Fulton last week. More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Beast Feast - Friday, 6:30 p.m. at Thomasville Baptist Church. Big River reprise - Friday, 7 p.m. at Thomasville Civic Center. CATS - Saturday, 2 p.m. at Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Chapman to run for Sheriff

Vergil Chapman has announced that he is a Democratic candidate for sheriff of Clarke County. More...

Pine Hill VFD grant

The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department announces award of the 2009 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program grant. This grant is for a total federal share of $163,913.00. More...

Smoke alarm project aimed at Sweet Water

The Sweet Water Volunteer Fire Department, the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Sweet Water Ladies’ Auxiliary are conducting a program that will help protect the lives and property in Marengo County. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Free concert The Big River Reunion concert will be presented one night only at 7 p.m., Feb. 26 at the Bedsole Theatre. More...

People

Tom Sawyer’s funeral

The Research club hosted a mock funeral as part of the Big Read event sponsored by the Thomasville Public Library. The service was held at the Thomasville United Methodist Church on Feb, 18. More...

Cleveland-McNair, Turner wedding planned

Nicole Cleveland-McNair and Reginald Turner Sr. announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

Tiny Miss MAE

Sierra Cheyenne Ratcliff was crowned 2010 Tiny Miss Marengo Academy Elementary on Feb. 16 at the Marengo Academy gymnasium. More...

School

Diamond Dolls at The Hank

The Thomasville High School Diamond Dolls recently cheered on the Tigers baseball team at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile against Mary Montgomery High School. More...

Ludlow visits NICU

While attending the state capital as District III vice president of FBLA, THS senior Carli Ludlow had the chance to tour a NICU neonatal intensive care unit at Baptist South Hospital. More...

TMS students of the month

Thomasville Middle School Students of the Month, pictured from left are: Eighth grade - Jordan Dyess, seventh grade - Keaira Hudson, sixth grade - Quashon Woodson and fifth grade - Sage Boyette. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail Feb. 16-Feb. 23 are listed. James Christopher Owes, 27, distribution of a controlled substance, cocaine, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges last week: Robert Antwon Adams - probation revocation, sale of drugs near a school/possession of a controlled substance, Takeisha Michelle Huff - driving with suspended license, Tiffany N More...


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