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May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

HIPPY’s fourth graduation

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Clarke County program celebrated its fourth year of service with a graduation ceremony on May 12, at Grove Hill Elementary School. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Don’t mess with Riley

Last week I wrote about the warning shot that was fired over Gov. Bentley and the folks at the Department of Public Safety by a former employee of Bob Riley, freshman State Sen. Bryan Taylor of Prattville. More...

Cartoon

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1961’s power team

Exactly 50 years ago in 1961, Alabama had nine congressmen and two U.S. senators. All eleven members of our congressional delegation were Democrats. They were also all white and all male. Incidentally, there were all old white men. More...

Religion

Thomasville Baptist recognizes seniors

Thomasville Baptist Church recognized their seniors graduating from Thomasville High School this past Sunday. More...

Mentoring program offered to boys in our area

The “Achievers in Life” of the Church of God in Christ in Thomasville recently partnered with the Boys and Girls Club in Thomasville to offer a mentoring program to boys ages 4-19 every third Saturday at 8 a.m. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Singing Midway Baptist Church will host a singing at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 29 featuring The Chestang Family. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Everyone is invited to attend. Homecoming More...

Sports

Lady Tiger run ends at regionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team saw their run at a 4A State Title come to an end this past Saturday, May 14, when they lost their second contest in the double elimination Regional Tournament being played in Gulf Shores. More...

Bishop State finds veign of talent

On Tuesday morning this week, as you will see in a related picture in this week’s sports section, Thomasville Lady Tiger basketball player Kyera Rowe signed a letter of intent to continue her education and play basketball at Bishop State Commun More...

Theodore downs THS in spring game

The Thomasville Tiger varsity football team found the going somewhat tough this past Saturday, May 14, when the 6A Theodore Bobcats paid a visit to Anderson field and left with a 34 – 13 win over the Tigers in the annual spring game for both sq More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Airey

Alma Estelle Griffin White Airey, 95, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2011 at Sacred Heart Residence in Mobile. She was born Nov. 9, 1915 in Dixon Mills, a longtime resident of this area and then of Mobile. More...

Bradford-Griffin

Martha Ann Bradford- Griffin, 77, of North Ft. Myers, Fla. died May 10, 2011. She was born Oct. 31, 1933 in Dickinson. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. More...

Morgan

Glover James Morgan, 91, of Coffeeville died Friday, May 13, 2011 in a Mobile hospital. He was born September 28, 1919. He was a retired truck driver for the Clarke County Commission. More...

Delmar, Pizza Pro close

The Delmar Restaurant closed its doors last week, joining local pizza purveyor, Pizza Pro. A real estate sale sign has been placed in front of the Delmar building. It is owned by Gaines Smith. More...

FEMA disaster claims in Clarke County raise eyebrows

In the week since Clarke County was included in the counties listed under the federal disaster declaration, 229 people have applied for FEMA help. The agency has approved $297,461 in assistance to to county citizens. More...

County Dems rally

It was a mixture of political rally and tent revival as Clarke County Democrats convened last week and vowed to regroup and reenergize to reclaim state offices lost to Republicans and to fight off Republican challenges to Democratic officeholders in More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Smocking class The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will sponsor a smocking class Saturday, May 21 at Studio 122. The cost is $30. Everyone is asked to bring embroidery scissors. All other materials will be provided. More...

People

Rec Board donation

Clarke County Recreation Board member, Ken Hamilton, right, presents Cedric Williams, director of The Boys in Girls Club in Thomasville, a grant for $30,000 from the Clarke County Recreation Board fo More...

Pies from a three hour tour

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

I think I may be one, in a very small group of people, who does not watch American Idol. I have a few shows that I like to watch. But if I missed them, my world doesn’t fall apart. I do like to watch DVDs of some of the older shows. More...

Bradfield, Parnell to exchange vows June 4

Robin and Nolla Bradfield of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Roxanne Michelle Bradfield, to Jon Wesley Parnell, son of Bro. James (Skeeter) and Mary Ann Parnell of Thomasville. More...

School

Busy end of year for SWHS

SWHS School News

The Compassion in Action Club raised over $1000 for the tornado relief fund. Thank you to those who gave to the needs of so many in our state. The Kindergarten field trip to the Montgomery Zoo was rescheduled to Tuesday, May 17th. More...

TES students perform

The Thomasville Elementary School third and fourth graders performed a tribute to America through songs at Monday night’s PTO meeting. More...

Local students accepted to camp

Brenda Autry and the Wilcox Central High School Business, Management, and Administration Department are pleased to announce the acceptance of D’aundra Latrice Brown and Deanna Nicole Jones to The University of Alabama Capstone Entrepreneurship More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Anthony Easle and Stephanie McCaskill; Jasper Larmont Rich and Liddie Denise Montgomery; Trey Taylor Black and April Olivia Roberts; Delvin Devan Thomas and Courtney Lachel Champion; John Andrew Stephens and Ashley Loren Strickland; Galen Keary Stead More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 6-12 James D. Duncan, to Cory D. Kipp. William C. Hughes, to Jesse N. Rivers. Mott Revocable Trust, to Kevin Heartsill. Anthony Hicks, to Hugh M. Clarke. Luther Gray Jones, to Charles L. Washington. Merchants Bank, to Donald Smith. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 10-17 include: Steven Maurice Bedwell, 55, domestic violence third degree, criminal mischief third degree, reckless endangerment, $2,000 bond, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...


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