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March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Quilt of Valor presented to the Sims family

Cozy Quilters Quilt Club recently became involved with The Quilts of Valor Foundations by making a Quilt of Valor for a local family who lost their son. More...

Special Sections

People

Sheriff trading cars for trucks

Clarke County deputies will soon be patrolling in four-wheel drive Chevrolet pickups instead of the souped-up Dodge Chargers they now drive. More...

The pipes are playing

Bagpiper Scott Gunn performs at the Thomasville Civic Center Saturday night with the Flying Bricks Orchestra, Thomasville’s community band. More...

Shelby visits Grove Hill

The country can’t continue along its same fiscal path of deficit spending, Alabama’s senior U.S. senator argued in Grove Hill Monday. More...

Religion

Rejoice in the Lord

Spiritual Reflections

Last week I told you about our planned trip to see our family in Irving, Texas, and I wrote about always being prepared. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Gospelfest Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Morvin will have a gospelfest fundraiser Sunday, March 27 at 5 p.m. More...

Bassett Creek Baptist Church to host singing

Bassett Creek Baptist Church will welcome the Songfellows Quartet Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. While that name may not be familiar, many current members of the group will be familiar to those who have followed gospel music for any length of time. More...

Sports

One for the ages

Taking Names and Keeping Score

A lthough we are almost three full months into a new year now and I have finally gotten where I can remember to write 2011 instead of 2010 on all my checks and other correspondence, it only seems like a week or so ago that almost the entire populatio More...

THS softball team finishes 3-1 in Tombigbee Classic

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team went 3 – 1 in the annual Tombigbee Softball Classic jointly hosted in Jackson and Leroy this past weekend. In so doing they improved the season record to 12 – 6. More...

Tips for smallmouth bass

The old adage among bass fishermen who have had the good fortune to land both largemouths and smallmouths is that if the two species of similar size were tied tail to tail, the smallmouth would drag the largemouth all over the lake. More...

Hankins named Youth Day Grand Marshal

Most folks know him as the head football coach of the hard-nosed, state championship winning Thomasville Tigers. What some folks don’t know is that coaching has been Jack Hankins dream job since he was a youth. More...

Lakeside is already expanding operations

At the same time that Thomasville appears to be landing a large copper tubing plant from GD Copper, Lakeside Steel may be getting ready to expand in the county even though work is still in progress on the mill that was announced last summer. More...

Chamber dinner announced

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce in Thomasville along with the Board of Directors will be hosting the Annual Chamber Banquet on Thursday, April 7, in the banquet hall at Thomasville Baptist Church. The banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Editorials

A crusade against public workers

Since the day I finished third in the 12-Boy race for Attorney General at Alabama Boys State in 1958 I have wanted to be involved in public policy issues. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

The circus comes to town

Looking Back

March 24, 1977 More...

School

Yearbooks are on sale

THS School News

A nother week as a Thomasville Tiger has gone by, and not many more are left for some of us. Seniors received their caps and gowns Tuesday which made everything finally become a reality. More...

“And the band played on”

Reverend Willie Armstrong has led the process of forming the elementary band at F. S. Ervin Elementary School in Pine Hill. “No, this is not a new band coming to Pine Hill, but we hope that it is a start!” said Armstrong. More...

Get prepared for the ARMT

SWHS School News

Our Beta Club attended the state Beta Club convention March 17 and 18 in Birmingham. The students were involved in various activities such as academic testings, quiz bowl and running Austin Bedwell for Vice President. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Stephen Michael Frye and Laurie Elizabeth Lambard; Timothy Wayne Bates Jr. and Renee Nicole Wilson; Timothy Charles Hicks and Kathryn Dauphin Chandler. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated March 10-16 Citimortgage, Inc., to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Vesta Timber Co., LLC, to Madison M. Hudson Jr. Black Warrior Holdings, LLC, to Pine City Contracting, LLC. G & S Properties, LLC, to Thomas G. Folkers. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 15- 22 include: Valarie Nichole Patrick, 40, theft of property first degree, $20,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Crow

Earl James Crow, 90, of Thomasville died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 at his home. He was born January 1, 1921 in Remlap. More...

Gowan

Velma E. Gowan, 98, of Pine Hill died Saturday, March 12, 2011 at her home. She was born April 12, 1912 in Arlington. She retired after working for 15 years as an LPN at Thomasville Hospital. More...

Jordan

Barbara R. Jordan, 72, of Grove Hill died March 21, 2011. She was born Aug. 8, 1938 in Perth, New York. She was a member of Witch Creek Baptist Church. More...


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