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March 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

The Crucible

Collin Clardy (center) plays one of the roles in the Thomasville High School drama club’s production of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Crucible” at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Passing down school funding

Hello there, local school boards, county commissions, mayors, city councils. Are you ready for what the legislature just handed to you? Hadn’t thought about the consequences yet, huh? I suggest you should. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Japan’s tragedy

From the Editor’s Desk

I wrote a few strongly worded opinions in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and what was and was not happening in New Orleans. But words fail me when it comes to what is happening in Japan right now. More...

Religion

Locals participate in CD project

On Feb. More...

Are you prepared?

Spiritual Reflections

Tomorrow morning, March 14, 2011, Peggy and I will set out for Irving, TX to visit Julie and Eric and our two youngest grandchildren. Really we are going to see Grace Anne, Emma Lynn and their puppy, Dixie Belle. More...

Sports

Tigers win two of three in tournament

After dropping their first game of the week to the visiting Clarke County Bulldogs 7 – 0 this past Monday, March 7; the Thomasville Tiger varsity picked up the pace at the end of the week posting a 19 – 7 win over the Washington County Bu More...

The shift, just one intricate detail of the game

Taking Names and Keeping Score

I f you watch team sports such as baseball, basketball, football, and softball on a regular basis I am certain that you have seen teams over the course of a game shift out of one defensive formation or alignment to another, whether you’ve reali More...

TMS Tigers finish second in tournament

As has been the case for the past several years the TMS Tigers once again hosted their annual TMS Invitational Tournament this past Saturday, March 12. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Parten

Bessie Elizabeth Parten, 87, of Demopolis died Friday, March 4, 2011 at her home. She was born January 12, 1924 in Whistler. She was a retired seamstress and member of the Nicholsville Baptist Church. More...

Stacey

Robbin Carol Stacey, 44, of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. died Monday, January 10, 2011 following a lengthy illness. She was born May 27, 1966. She was a native of Marengo County and former resident of Monroe County. More...

Mayor staying mum on industrial contacts

The Thomasville City Council meeting opened Monday with thoughts about the disaster in Japan. “We’ve dealt with disasters before, but nothing like Japan,” said Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

Two concerts on tap this week

The Arts Council of Thomasville is pleased to present Scott Gunn, a noted bagpiper, in concert with the Flying Bricks Orchestra this Saturday evening, beginning at 7 p.m.. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Arts and crafts show More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit singing Forest Springs Baptist Church in Morvin will have a benefit singing featuring the Dixie Deciples Saturday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Donations for the upkeep of the church and cemetery will be appreciated. Refreshments will be offered. More...

People

Early Summer recipes...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

No matter how much some of us seem to dislike it, the time change took place this past weekend. I really don’t mind either the daylight savings time or the standard time. More...

Parten, Joyner to wed April 9

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Parten of Surginer announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Holley Lynne Parten, to Nicholas Ryan Joyner of Skinnerton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Joyner of Skinnerton. More...

Horse show is Saturday

The Thomasville Saddle Club will be holding its first show of the year this Saturday, March 19. The western pleasure and gaited events will begin at 4 p.m. and the timed events such as barrel racing and pole bending will begin at 6 p.m. More...

School

Students help classmate

DyShawn Champion, a 6th grader at Thomasville Middle School, was recently diagnosed with cancer. She travels back and forth to Mobile for treatment, and her classmates want to help. More...

Businesses turn out for Career Tech Expo

Recently, Thomasville High School had their 1st Annual Career Tech Expo. Many business and colleges throughout the state came and participated in the expo. More...

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THS School News

A nother week at Thomasville High School has passed and students are still counting down the days until spring break. Some are even counting down days until summer. Mid-terms were today and will also be tomorrow. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Roderick Termaine Moore and Kenyatta Scherrie Malone; Charlie Ladale Dixon and Vernae West; Markus Jaquai Foreman and Cecily Nicole Creer; Randall Keith Richardson and Nancy Carol Clolinger; John Terrell Cowan and Sheryl Lynn Lucas; Anthony Kirven Wi More...

Property deeds listed

Dated March 3-9 Teresa Skinner, to Patricia White. Joe Nathan Hunt, to Michael Earl Jones. Fannie Mae, to John W. Harris. Barbara Crosser, to William L. Hicks. Robert Dunagan, to Henry Oneil McKenzie. Robert D. Beck, to Daley B. Strickland. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 8-15 include: Ronald Lester Jones, 60, drivers license suspended/revoked, $500 bond, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...