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June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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People

Puppy Shack ribbon cutting

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business, The Puppy Shack Doggie Couture to downtown Thomasville with a ribbon cutting ceremony. More...

THS class of 1954 holds reunion

Pictured above are 18 of the 19 members of the Thomasville High School Class of 1954 who met at Gaston’s Grill on May 29, for their annual reunion. More...

Poellnitz receives degree

Anthony L. Poellnitz, son of Mrs. Annie Poellnitz of Dixons Mills and the late Elder Noah Poellnitz, Sr. More...

School

Sweet Water High School students receive Who’s Who awards

“Biggest Flirt”-Rachel Mayton and Quincy Barnhill More...

MA students receive awards

The awards and scholarships awarded at Marengo Academy’s 2010 Commencement Ceremony were as followed: Class Officers: President - Anna Edmonds, Vice President -Colton Baugh, Secretary-Shelby Mathis, Treasurer-Mary Michael Cowling and Chaplai More...

Marengo High School presents play

MHS Drama Class presented their annual end of the year school play Friday, April 9 to the school and friends. More...

Sports

Taking Names, Keeping Score

Big 12 lives on with 10 teams

After recent announcements from the University of Colorado and the University of Nebraska that they would be abandoning the once proud Big 12 Conference for greener pastures over the course of the next two years, speculation has been rampant about w More...

Thomasville AA All-Star team

This year’s AA Thomasville team, which is being coached by Clint Thompson, Joe Joiner, and Josh Webb, consists of (not in order) Tate Bates, Justin Browder, Devon Burroughs, Bryce Carlisle, Came More...

All-star teams taking to the field

In many ways quite a number of Thomasville’s young athletes are starting what amounts to a second baseball or softball season over the course of the next two weeks. More...

Sales taxes go up for schools

By Arthur McLean Editor More...

Fireworks and lots more July 3

Saturday, July 3, Thomasville will again pull out all the stops for an Independence Day celebration. With July 4th falling on a Sunday, the town will celebrate the day before with a day filled with activities and a night filled with fireworks. More...

Hole Shot a hot time on the river

The temperatures and the revs ran high Saturday and Sunday on the Tombigbee River as the Hole Shot boat races returned to Campbell’s Landing in Clarke County. More...

Editorials

Observing Flag Day

This past Monday was Flag Day. Falling between Memorial Day and July 4, it can be overlooked. But it has not been overlooked by the Thomasville Lions Club, Thomasville VFW Post 5106 or by the community of Sunny South. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Silly BP stuff

While attending the Alabama Press Association convention two weeks ago, I was stunned to see people even in Gulf Shores buying gas from BP stations while oil from its exploded rig was washing up on shore. More...

Primary battle echoes past

Yogi Berra has explained that his famous quote “it’s déjà vu all over again” originated after he saw teammates Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris repeatedly hit back-toback home runs in the early 1960s. More...

Religion

Hero headquarters

Close to 200 children flew in to Hero Headquarters each day last week during the Thomasville Baptist Church's Vacation Bible School. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Submit to the master builder

At long last the addition to our house is nearing completion. Really we are partially to blame for the delay because we added a carport, a driveway, and a sleeping loft to the original plan. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Youth revival Red Springs Assembly will have a youth revival June 21st thru 25th at 7:15 p.m. each night. Bro. Zane Estes will be the guest speaker. Red Springs Assembly is located seven miles south of Butler on the left. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

David Lee McGraw, to Deborah Ann Adams; Daniel Nickolaus Mairet, to Emily Ann Smith; Glenn Dayton Gunter III, to Ashlea Kay Brannan. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 3-9 Headwaters Investments Corporation, to Ziebach & Webb Timber Company. Suzanne Williams, to Celtic Bank Corporation. Patricia Hodge Deese, to Lloyd Brant Woodard. Penny H. Johnson, to Lloyd Brantley Woodard. Patricia H. More...

Whatley murder trial on court docket

A murder case as well as a number of drug and other cases are on the dockets for the special summer criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court next week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hicks

Marshall W. Hicks, 97, of Jackson died Thursday, June 10, 2010 at his home. More...

Ward

Lillie Pearl Ward, 75, of Gallion died Sunday, June 6, 2010 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. She was born May 12, 1935 in Half Acre. She was a member of the River of Life Church. More...


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