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June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Investors looking at troubled hospital

After several years of increasing financial troubles, the Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville may find new owners. More...

Welch sentenced to life in prison

A Clarke County man was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a Washington County man by shooting him and then stuffing his body in an old refrigerator. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Coming home to roost

A t the same time former Gov. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

A parent’s responsibility

The sensational and much anticipated gambling corruption case comes to trial this Monday in Federal Court in Montgomery. Presiding over the case will be the very highly regarded senior federal jurist in the Middle District, Myron Thompson. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Time of refreshing Full Gospel Lighthouse Church in Pine Hill will have a time of refreshing Sunday, June 5 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. with guest speaker Tim Parrish of Birmingham. Leigh Bennett will lead the praise and worship. Pastor Truman and Mrs. More...

Start with the right seed to get a good crop

Spiritual Reflections

I want to bring you up to date on the status of our vegetable garden. It appears that every seed we planted germinated and produced a plant. There are thirteen rows in all, ranging from 50 to 65 feet long. More...

Sports

SEC flexing muscles on the diamond

A s has been the case for the past several years the Southeastern Conference is continuing to show its prominence in college athletics. More...

Rose returns to baseball camp

Just as he has for the past several years, Coach Chris Rose will be attending the Thomasville Tiger Baseball Camp set to begin on Monday, June 6. More...

Hole Shot races to run next weekend

The Hole Shot boat races will be coming back to Morvin June 10-11. Shown at right is this year's tshirt, available for $15 at the races. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fendley

William Edward “Booster” Fendley, 81, a retired bookkeeper, of Thomasville died Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Thomasville Nursing Home. He was born August 14, 1929 in Thomasville. More...

Phillips

James Lewis Phillips, 80, a retired electronic specialist, of Aimwell died Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He was born July 23, 1930 in Aimwell. He was a member of the Aimwell Baptist Church. He was a U.S. More...

Pongerayter

Peggy Jane Pongerayter, 79, a resident of Camden, passed away on May 30, 2011. Funeral services were conducted at the Camden Baptist Church on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 with the Revs. More...

Thomasville school board cuts positions

Citing three continuous years of funding cutbacks from the state, the Thomasville School board approved the elimination of four teaching positions and one clerical aide position as well as the non-renewal of contracts for 15 people in the school syst More...

Memorial Day Service

Maurice Dyess (center) and fellow members of VFW Post 5106 and Ladies Auxiliary salute fallen comrades at a Memorial Day service in Thomasville Monday. More...

Boats named after Sweet Water men

Three Sweet Water High School alumni had Parker towboats named in their honor Friday, May 27 in Northport. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fundraiser Putnam Volunteer Fire Department will have a door-to-door fundraiser Saturday, June 4 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Meeting There will be a Band Booster meeting Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the THS band room. Workshop More...

People

Memorial Day service at Nutrition Center

James Best sings at the Thomasville Nutrition Center last week during a special Memorial Day program. More...

Salads for the summer

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

We have completed skipped over spring! And gone straight to the dog days of summer. At least I hope that is what it is. Even though summer is not officially here until the middle of this month. More...

New arrival

Joseph Thomas King

James and Trisha King of Pine Hill announce the birth of their son, Joseph Thomas. He was born at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Selma. He weighted 6 lbs. 5 oz. and was 18 1/2 inches long. More...

School

ASCC conducts ADN Nursing Ceremony

Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program with a pinning ceremony. More...

White chosen for Alabama Girls State

Sally White has been chosen to represent Thomasville High School at the 2011 session of Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of Troy University in Troy. More...

SWHS announces Girls and Boys State representatives

Two outstanding students have been selected to represent Sweet Water High School at Girls and Boys State this year. They are Emily Stokley of Sweet Water and Austin Bedwell of Thomasville. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kenneth E. Horn Sr. and to Sabrina P. Horn; Christopher Blake Dunagan and Stephene Kaye Waddill; Elvis Moore and Tracy Y. Phillips; Kevin Taylor and Rebecca S. Arnett; Michael Edward Hinson and Anna Elizabeth Turner. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 25-18 James T. Toomey, to LPP Mortgage, LTD. Sandra Nicole Kelley, to Charterbank. Jessie Broox Parden Jr., to Johnny M. Reid. Maurice Dyess, to Citimortgage, Inc. Heather Wimberly, to Darwin L. Lynch. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 24-31 include: April Andrea Smith, 25, driving under the influence (alcohol), $1,000 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...