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June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hankins to be honored as a coach making a difference in players lives

After winning the state 4A championship, Thomasville High School head football coach Jack Hankins can add another honor to the list. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Mystery in the fed’s bingo trial

The sudden exit of the Lead FBI agent from the courtroom in the Bingo case prosecution on the first day of the trial in Montgomery has lent considerable mystery and speculation to the atmosphere surrounding the circus-like event at the Federal Courth More...

Presidential race a low draw

The month of June in Alabama has seen the culmination of one of the most productive legislative sessions in state history, the beginning of a sensational gambling trial and record breaking sweltering heat. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Bored with cleanups

June 25, 1959 More...

School

TMS students recognized at Awards Day

Thomasville Middle School conducted their Awards Day Program Tuesday, May 24 in the TMS gymnasium The following student received an award: Top eighth grade honor student: Nate Carroll Top seventh grade honor student: Destiny Love More...

ASCC announces spring semester honors list

A number of students have been named to honor lists for Spring Semester at Alabama Southern Community College. Students must take at least 12 semester hours of credits to be eligible. More...

Sports

Thomasville’s 7-8 year old girls undefeated

Thomasville’s Dixie Darlings (7 & 8 Year old coachpitch team) won all three of the games they played in the Sub-District Tournament being hosted in Thomasville this past weekend. More...

11-12 year old all star girls win sub-district

Thomasville’s Dixie Ponytails (11 & 12 year olds) won the Sub-District Tournament being played in Thomasville this past weekend but they had to do it the hard way. More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

You have to make the putts

A s many of you know my mother’s family, the Plummers, started a tradition back in 1991 where they planned to schedule a family reunion every other year. More...

Burn ban also applies to clothes

An unusual call for assistance from firefighters last week explained what was on fire: personal possessions. It seems Erwin Portis had gotten mad with his girlfriend and took her clothing outside and set them on fire. More...

Memorial Service for Kathryn Tucker Windham

The family of Kathryn Tucker Windham has announced plans for a memorial service to honor the iconic storyteller who died Sunday, June 12. The service will be held at Church Street United Methodist Church in Selma on Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Performance The Arts Council of Thomasville Rambling Rose Players will present Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” July 29-Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. Fri., Sat. and Mon. and at 2 p.m. Sun. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

People

Boys and Girls Club still seeking help

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is currently providing a summer program for ages 4-15 with an enrollment of 102 children and another 100 teens regularly coming to the teen center. More...

Scarbrough retires from Post 5106

VFW Post 5106 and Ladies Auxiliary held a ceremony honoring retiring post commander Cliff Scarbrough for his service to the post last week. More...

Davis in D.C. for juvenile diabetes awareness

Thomasville native, Air Force Maj. Mark Davis was on active duty in Pakistan when he found out his 18 month old daughter Abbigail had type 1 diabetes. More...

Religion

Vaction Bible School at Rockbabylon Missionary Baptist Church

Rockbabylon Baptist Church in Dixons Mills had Vacation Bible School the week of June 13-17. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS Pineview Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 26-30 from 5-8 p.m. The theme is Hometown Nazareth. Anniversary More...

Spiritual Reflections

Put something in your life that does not change

This past week has been full of changes. We were blessed with not one but three rains. You remember rain. More...

For The Record

Barentine

Infant Andrew Ranton Spencer Barentine, III, of Sweet Water died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2011 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Claude Agee officiating. More...

Faile

Bobby Ray Faile, 57, a boilermaker, of Camden died Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Campbell. He was born January 5, 1954 in Grove Hill. Graveside funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Magnolia Lawn Cemetery in Grove Hill with Rev. More...

McDonald

Jerry Allen McDonald, 65, a welder, of Thomasville died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born July 10, 1945 in Thomasville. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Funeral services were 10 a.m. More...


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