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June 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Sections

Editorials

Big winners and big losers

This week I will summarize some of the major pieces of legislation which passed the recently-ended session of The Alabama Legislature and discuss the winners and losers. More...

Looking Back

Diets in the 1930s

June 16, 1977 More...

Pray for our hospital

Miracles happen through the power of prayer. They happen sometimes when we least expect them, or just when we think there is no hope in sight. More...

Religion

LOCAL CHURCHES

CHURCH DIRECTORY “This directory & devotional is made possible by these businesses who encourage all of us to attend worship services.” More...

“Kickin It Old School”

Thomasville Baptist Church had 172 children and 103 adults “Kickin’ It Old School” in Vacation Bible School last week. This year they went back to the basics and used curriculum put out by the GoFish guys. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Living Church Of God in Thomasville will continue their Revival thur June 17 at 7:30 p.m. each night. The guest speaker will be Prophet Rudy Pugh of Mobile. More...

Sports

Taking Names Keeping Score

Tiger Pride awards are special

On Monday night of this week I had the distinct pleasure of attending and participating in the Thomasville High School / Thomasville Middle School baseball banquet held at Gaston’s Grill. More...

Baseball tournament time is here

With the regular season complete for all the Thomasville Dixie baseball and softball teams those players selected to represent Thomasville on the various All-Star teams are now gearing up for tournament play. More...

Baseball Camp

East Mississippi Community College head baseball Coach Chris Rose, left, helped instruct the THS Baseball Clinic last week. More...

Steel slitter mill coming to town

Ever since Lakeside Steel announced that it would be making steel pipe casings in Thomasville, it was believed that a “slitter” operation would also open up near the plant. More...

Hospital is facing more than half a million in suits, liens

Despite getting a $300,000 cash infusion from Thomasville’s Healthcare Authority, the financial problems for Southwest Alabama Medical Center are far from over. More...

Flag Day service

Thomasville Cub Scouts, VFW Post 5106 and Ladies Auxiliary held a flag retirement ceremony Tuesday morning for Flag Day. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Graduation exams Thomasville High School will have a summer administration of the Alabama High School Graduation Examination as follows: Monday, July 11–Math; Tuesday, July 12–Reading; Wednesday, July 13– Language; Thursday, July 14 More...

People

Thomasville Lumber cited by OSHA for safety violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Thomasville Lumber Co. for 24 alleged safety and record keeping violations at its plant in Thomasville. Proposed penalties total $159,700. More...

Vicks to celebrate 50 years together

Ray and Pauline Vick will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Friendship Baptist Church’s fellowship hall. More...

New arrival

Cody and Karen Drinkard of Thomasville announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Lindsey. She was born at 8:50 a.m. May 17, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. More...

School

THS Boys and Girls State announced

Pictured above Thomasville High School Girls State Representatives Sally White and Lexie Brewer and Boys State Representatives Collin Clardy and Ryder Digmon along with Mr. More...

Rogers graduates from Rhodes College

Sarah Joye Rogers, of Hoover, was among graduates who received degrees at the 162nd Commencement Exercises of Rhodes College on May 14. More...

Denton graduates with highest honors

Joshua Denton, Senior Class President of the Sonoraville High School class of 2011 in Clahoun, Ga. will head to Mississippi State University in the fall, having received an academic scholarship to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Joseph Dewayne Bailey and Rhonda Tennille Harris; Kenneth Wayne Moore Jr. and Waverly Faye Brooke Hunt; Robert Black and Janice Leggett; John Mendrell Dear Jr. and Marquita Richelle Horn; Theodore Robinson and Jannie Williams. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 2-11 Vernon C. Denton, to Andrew Champion. Estate of Billy V. Jones, to Billy V. Jones Residuary Trust. Alton H. Dortch, to Ruth Grubbs. Alton Harmon Dortch, to Ruth Grubbs. Alton H. Dortch, to Patricia Pritchard. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Manley

James Thomas “Tommy” Manley, 72, of Thomasville died June 10, 2011 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. He was born January 16, 1939 in Carmichael, Miss. Funeral services were 4 p.m. More...

Jones

Edna Mae Davis Jones, 57, of Thomasville died Wednesday, June 1 in Mobile. She was born September 30, 1953. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at New Hope #1 Baptist Church in Thomasville. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Rodgers

Cleophus Rodgers, 74, of Thomasville died Tuesday, May 31 in Mobile. He was born February 23, 1937. Graveside services were 11 a.m. Thursday, June 9 at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Lower Peachtree. More...