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June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

HAMs after the storm

If you think the world of amateur radio died out years ago, think again. Amateur radio has actually experienced a recent resurgence of interest. Amateur radio operators call themselves hams and the hobby is often referred to as ham radio. More...

Special Sections

People

Dry weather & high temperatures expands fire alert

The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) has expanded the current Fire Alert to include the following counties in southwest Alabama: Monroe, Conecuh, and Clarke counties. This order was issued today by State Forester Linda S. Casey. More...

Thomasville Nutrition Center exceeds their goal

Tiffany Sharp (right) from The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging in Camden received $1,400 from Nancy Odom, manager of the Thomasville Nutrition Center, this past Monday, Jun More...

Jones, Lewis to exchange vows June 24

Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Jones, Jr. of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Shanique Jones, to David Franklin Lewis of Selma, son of Bernadine Lewis of Buffalo, N.Y. More...

School

THS students recognized at Awards Day

Thomasville High School conducted their Awards Day Program Thursday, May 12 in the THS gymnasium The following students received an award: Math Department More...

Auburn University announces Dean’s List

Auburn University has released the Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2011. Among those names were Layton Grant Furrow of Thomasville, Morgan W. Harper and Samuel Edward Lyon both of Camden. More...

Hudson named valedictorian at MHS

Ciera Windrea Hudson, 2011 Class Valedictorian of Marengo High School and daughter of Winfred Sewell of Jackson and Katrina Sewell of Dixons Mills, received a total of $88, 250 in scholarships. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Patrick Anthony Taylor and Lensi Anne Driver; Billy Jacob Overstreet and Jessica Dawn Curry; Samuel Justin Noble and Dacy Brooke Slayton; James Robert Bradley and Morgan Elaine Hurst. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 25-June 2 Paul Bradford, to Alton Scott Lewis. Angela Lynn Henderson Christian, to Donald E. Henderson. Linda E. Powell, to Tanya M. Lee. Harom Land Company, to Sammy Fendley. Robert Andrew Norman, to Merchants Bank. Suzanne H. More...

Dixons Mills home burns

Flames leap from the roof of the Arthurene Williams home in Dixons Mills early Monday morning as local volunteer firefighters try to combat the blaze. Ms. More...

Hometown Celebration plans coming together

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Hometown Celebration Saturday, July 2nd in downtown Thomasville. More...

Editorials

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

I say Pomato, you say Topato

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Circus acts continue in Monkey Town

One circus act ends in Montgomery Thursday but another started on Monday so the folks in the seat of Alabama’s government will be entertained continuously this summer with many actors and many antics. More...

Hosptial employees go beyond the call of duty

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Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Justice may be blind, but God is not

One of the shows that I enjoyed watching on television, before they messed with it, is called “Law and Order.” At the introduction to the show the announcer says something like, “In the criminal justice system the people are represe More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS Liberty Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School Monday, June 13 thru Friday, June 17 from 1- 4 p.m. This year’s theme is Big Apple Adventure: Where Faith and Life Connect. For more information call 334-636-3786. VBS More...

Sports

Hole Shot Races June 11 & 12

The Hole Shot Larry Stephens Memorial drag boat races return to the Tombigbee River this weekend, June 11 and 12. The Thomasville Boating Association is organizing the event that is expected to be bigger than ever. More...

Tigers finish second in Summer Showcase

A s they have done for the past several years the Thomasville Tiger varsity baseball team, utilizing three of their seven days of off season competition allowed by the AHSAA, traveled to the Atlanta, Georgia area this past week to participate in one More...

Anthony Madison Second Annual Football Camp

Anthony Madison Second Annual Football Camp will be June 25 at the Thomasville High School Football Stadium for ages 8-18. Registration for ages 8-18 will be at 8 a.m. and instruction will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ballard

Mary Ethel Ballard, 83, a retired seamstress, of Nicholsville died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center She was born August 5, 1927 in Nicholsville. She was a member of the Nicholsville Baptist Church. More...

Graham

Thomas Gene Graham, 76, of Petal, Miss. died June 2, 2011 at his residence. Visitation was held at Moore Funeral Home in Petal on Thursday, June 3 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Gene Graham a native of Abernant and was born on May 9, 1935. More...

McNider

William Lee “Billy” McNider, 85, a timber farmer, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Mobile Infirmary. He was born April 24, 1926 in Morvin. He was a member of Sweet Water Baptist Church. Funeral services were 3 p.m. More...