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April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Marengo pastor sentenced for mail fraud

The pastor of a Marengo County church was sentenced to three years in prison for mail fraud last week in a Mobile County federal court. Gary Dante Johnson, of Mount Vernon, served as the pastor of Myrtlewood AOH Church of God near Sweet Water. More...

FUSB’s oldest root celebrates 100th year

The oldest root of First United Security Bank is celebrating a 100th anniversary this year. An open house is set at the downtown Jackson office Friday, April 2 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

People

Youth Day 2010

Lane Ready, John Tyler Newsom and Chess Stoudemire come together to field a ball during Youth Day. More...

Alday to run for sheriff

Grady Alday of Grove Hill has qualified as a candidate for sheriff. He is running as a Republican. Alday, a truck driver for Francis Powell Enterprises said, “I think the sheriff’s department needs a change. More...

Norris also in sheriff’s race

Ray Norris has qualified as a Republican for sheriff of Clarke County. Norris grew up in Clarke County and is a graduate of Clarke County High School. More...

School

Breakfast with Dad

On March 19, an event “Breakfast With Dad” was held at the Fulton Head Start. This event was held to encourage fathers and father figures to become more involved and active in their child/children lives. More...

School News

Making senior memories

Picture it: every member of the graduating class of 2010, dressed up for pictures. The girls are wearing beautiful black dresses and the boys are wearing white shirts, ties, and khakis. More...

D’Andrea completes A+ Technician Training

Nichole D’Andrea, an employee of Alabama Southern Community College, recently completed an A+ Technician training class online, made possible through a partnership with East Central Community College’s Workforce Development Center and the More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 23- 30 include: Marcus Alexander Broome, 18, three counts domestic violence second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

The drug bust that wasn’t

It’s not hard for rumors to get started in a small town. Sometimes, all it takes is for a certain few cars to be parked in front of a business in town. That’s apparently what happened last Thursday at Sheffield Motors. More...

Round Hill Baptist unveils new amphitheater Sunday

This Sunday, Round Hill Baptist Church in Thomasville – like hundreds of churches around the country – will hold a sunrise Easter service. More...

Editorials

T’ville’s youth sports

Thomasville’s youth sports programs are among the best available in rural Alabama. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Turner’s own ideas

Spring’s here and a young man’s fancy lightly turns to, well, Turner can be quite the flirt with the ladies no matter the weather, so that’s not it. More...

Davis has an uphill battle

In 1986 I was a young 34 year old politician. I was running unopposed for my second four-year term in the state legislature from my hometown of Troy. My best lifetime friend Keith Watkins was also 34 and was a young practicing attorney in Troy. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Lord’s Supper Observance More...

Spiritual Reflections

Her children rise up and bless her

Peggy and I are in Evans, GA to see my mother. Our two year old miniature Schnauzer, Maddie is with us and she is visiting her mother also. More...

Sports

Luker tames dawgs

Sweet Water’s Linc Luker gave up one run and pitched a complete game as the Sweet Water Bulldogs defeated the Clarke County Bulldogs 8- 1 last week. More...

Dunns bag two turkeys

These turkeys were killed by Joe Allen and Alden Dunn while hunting together Saturday morning More...

Lady Tigers finish second in Tombigbee tourney

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Varsity softball team went 4 – 1 in the Tombigbee Classic Tournament played in Jackson and Leroy over the two day period of Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20. More...


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