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September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Dixons Mills to incorporate

Just as this nation was founded on the idea of self-governance, more than 200 years later, people are still answering the call to come together as a group and govern themselves. More...

County drug task force forming

Details are being worked out to create a Clarke County Drug Task Force to take the place of the First Judicial Drug Task Force and Clarke County commissioners agreed to a resolution for that Tuesday. More...

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Paragon contract still stinks

Even though the administration of Gov. Robert Bentley claims whatever work, if any, done by a seemingly non-existent company that received a $13 million contract from former Gov. More...

Dramatic budget cuts

A labama’s new fiscal year begins October 1. Unlike most states we have two operating budgets. We, of course, have a general fund budget, but we also have a special education trust fund budget. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services More...

You can’t ever fool God

Spiritually Speaking

You can fool some of the people all of the time and you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time, and you can’t ever fool God. You can’t ever fool God. More...

Sports

Thomasville runs over Demopolis

The Thomasville Tigers stepped out of region play this past Friday, September 23, and handed the 5A Demopolis Tigers a 55 – 27 thrashing on the road in Demopolis. More...

TMS downs Aggies 38-28

The Thomasville Middle School Tigers improved their season record to 3 – 2 this past Monday, September 26, when they defeated the Jackson Middle School Aggies 38 – 28 on the road in Jackson. More...

Sweet Water loses to 3A Handley 48-27

The Sweet Water Bulldogs saw their season mark fall to 2 – 3 this past week when they dropped a 48 – 27 decision to the 3A Handley Tigers this past Friday, September 23. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Boyanton

Margaret Lynette Powe Boyanton, 46, a homemaker of Pine Hill, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born February 1, 1965 in Pensacola, Fla. She was a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church. More...

Davidson

Frances Alice Davidson, 76, a retired registered nurse of Thomasville, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at Jackson Health Care Facility. She was born October 6, 1934 in Mobile. She was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. More...

Steadham

Hazel Jean Steadham, 73, a cosmetologist of Thomasville died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at her daughter’s home. She was born December 28, 1937 in Liberty. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Hospital files for bankruptcy

Southwest Alabama Medical Center, operating under the Clarke County Healthcare name, has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Mobile. The bankruptcy documents were filed Sept. 19 in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Alabama. More...

Big changes on tap for 2011 Ghost Walk

The 2011 Thomasville Ghost Walk and Fall Festival is scheduled for Oct. 22 in downtown Thomasville. Organizers said a major reorganization of the traditional story-telling hayrides is underway. More...

School improvement plans discussed

Tuesday night’s school board meeting focused on what to do with the information the schools get from the testing mandated by the No Child Left Behind policy. More...

Water project rebid

Thomasville’s water board will be rebidding its water project after the first round of bids came in several million dollars above expectations for the project. More...

Commissioners debate changing work districts

The Monday work session of the Clarke County Commission had extensive discussion—and some disagreement among commissioners— about the county engineer’s proposal to change from three to two work districts for the road and bridge depa More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

PTA meeting There will be a PTA meeting at Marengo High School Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Trade day More...

People

Will these apples keep the doctor away?

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

This past Sunday was homecoming at Christian Fellowship Baptist Church. And everyone knows that all Southern Baptist churches have a fellowship dinner following the morning worship service. So I needed something to make. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Maroney-Busby Holston Adair Maroney and Jason Scott Busby will exchange marriage vows at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Thomasville Baptist Church. Miss Maroney is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard Harris Maroney, Jr. of Linden. Mr. More...

Sept. horse show results told

The Thomasville Saddle Club had their monthly horse show Saturday, Sept. 17 at the arena on Old Highway 5 just south of the fire station in Thomasville. The winners were as follows: Arena race More...

School

MHS panthers win shootout with St. Lukes

The Marengo Panthers, playing on the road in Mobile, found themselves in and old fashioned football shoot out with the Saint Luke’s Wildcats this past Friday, September 16. More...

4th graders travel to Moundville

SWHS School News

Student in grades 1- 12 will be taking the STAR reading and math test this week. Students need to make their best grades possible, so that they will not be placed in an additional remediation class. More...

MHS students experience a hands on transformation of technology

On Thursday, Sept. 15, information technology and business/marketing students who attend the Marengo County Technology Center in Linden received some valuable information surrounding information technology career opportunities. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Daryl L. Johnson, to Tiara R. McCall. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 15-21 Harry Brant Lancaster Jr., to Teri McLemore. Charles W. Harris, to Alabama Department of Transportation. Kathy W. McVay, to Alabama Department of Transportation. Terry Raybon, to Jackie Raybon. Charlotte M. Fendley, to Charles W. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 20-27 include: Tevin John Anderson, 20, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Demonta Smith, 23, parole violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...


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