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September 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Slade a semifinalist for National Merit Scholarship

Kristen Slade, senior at Thomasville High School, was recognized as a 2011 National Merit Scholar Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

King, Riley battle is a distraction

We suppose one good thing to come out of the November general election will be the end of the sniping between Gov. Bob Riley and Attorney General Troy King. Well, we hope the election will end the sniping. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Books better than batteries

There was a time when folks complained about how more and more kids toys were starting to require batteries. It was like a kid toy tax or something. More...

Two lame ducks a quacking

In a press conference this past week Atty. Gen. Troy King compared Gov. More...

Religion

CHURCH DIRECTORY

ASSEMBLY OF GOD FIRST ASSEMBLY Hwy 43 S., Thomasville GRACE CHAPEL 1 mi. E of Coffeeville BAPTIST AIMWELL BAPTIST Rural Route, Sweet Water ANTIOCH BAPTIST Co. Rd. 7, Sweet Water More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival services More...

Spiritual Reflections

Make sure today’s acts make good memories

This Sunday Peggy and I will be at Beatrice Baptist Church in Beatrice, AL for Homecoming. I was the pastor of that church from August of 1991 through August of 1993 and they have asked me to come back and deliver the Homecoming Message. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Lucas Monroe Karr, to Breanne Paula Roberts; Adrian Barnette, to Patricia Ann Armstead; Joshua Lynn Holton, to Bobbie Jean Harrison; Canaan Mitchell Hare, to Nadine Scheeff. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Sept. 9-14 Regional Homes, Inc., to Monique R. McKenzie. Edward L. Fox, to Merchants Bank. First United Security Bank, to Dion B. Staley. Tommy Watkins, to First United Security Bank. Robyn A. Dumas, to Dennis Christian Knight. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the two-week period ending September 19: Timothy Columbus Burroughsassault, theft of property, possession of burglars tools and criminal mischief; Jerica Shante Carter-speeding; He More...

ASCC enrollment climbs

Alabama Southern Community College’s enrollment continues to increase this fall, according to Dr. Reginald Sykes, President. The 4.8% increase in fall 2010 enrollment figures reflect a steady increase of over 14% over the past 2-3 years. More...

T’ville man charged with rape

The Thomasville Police Department arrested Roger Dwain Moody, 28, of Thomasville Monday and charged him with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old and rape in the first degree. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting VFW Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary will hold their regular monthly meeting Monday, September 27th. The ladies meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. and the men’s at 7:00 p.m. More...

People

County health department: trash pickup is mandatory

Clarke County established a mandatory participation solid waste program in 1983 that requires every residence and business in the unincorporated area of the county as well as residents of the Town of Coffeeville to participate. More...

Family literacy celebration with Kathryn Tucker Windham

Above: Thomasville Middle School drama club students hold signs at the Alabama Southern Community College library and Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum during a celebration of literacy. More...

County still working on ambulance issue

The Clarke County E- 911 continues to work on an agreement with area ambulance companies to ensure that county residents will receive prompt service when they need it. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Jags, Lockett appear ahead of schedule

This past Saturday, September 18, the second leg of my personal 2010 college football caravan took me to Mobile’s Ladd- Peebles Stadium where I watched the South Alabama Jaguars defeat the Nichols State Colonels 39 – 21 in the second game More...

THS blanks Saraland 56-0

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Mobile this past Thursday, September 16, to take on the Saraland High School Spartans in the third regional game for both teams. More...

Sweet Water downs Linden 21-12

The Sweet Water Bulldogs got a leg up in the 1A Region 1 title race this past Friday, September 17, when they defeated the number one ranked Linden Patriots 21 – 12 before a capacity crowd at Nolan Atkins Stadium in Sweet Water. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pharr

Ronald Clarke Pharr, Sr., 71, a retired millwright, of Thomaston died Sunday, September 12, 2010 at his home. He was born October 8, 1938 in Thomaston. He was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Allen

Hasty Allen, Jr., 79, of Thomasville died Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Perry County Nursing Home in Uniontown. He was born May 12, 1931. Funeral services were held at 12:00 noon Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at Reese Funeral Home Chapel. More...

Allen

Martha Edith Allen, 94, of Dixons Mills died Friday, September 10, 2010 at her home. She was born October 18, 1915. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church in Dixons Mills. More...