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May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police bust meth lab

While investigating a criminal mischief complaint over the weekend, Thomasville Police uncovered a meth lab. The lab was discovered at a residence on Hwy. 154. Lawmen arrested James K. More...

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Prisoner abuse alleged

Julia Strudwick Tutwiler (1841-1916) was an educator, prison reformer, writer and an outspoken proponent of education for women. More...

Grading the legislature

A t the conclusion of each annual session of the Legislature I am invariably asked to grade the legislators’ performance and assess the accomplishments of the session. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS June 4-8 at Thomasville Baptist Thomasville Baptist Church will conduct its VBS Monday, June 4 – Friday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Children 4 years to 6th grade are welcome. Bring your Bible! More...

Spiritually Speaking

If your life is falling apart give it to Jesus

Do you remember “Heehaw” and, “Gloom, despair, and agony on me, deep dark depression, excessive misery, if it weren’t for bad luck I’d have no luck at all, gloom despair and agony on me.” Does it seem appropriate? More...

Vacation Bible School

Clarke Baptist Association 2012 Vacation Bible School Coming to a church near you… Antioch Baptist, Jackson June 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Evergreen Baptist, Jackson June 3-7, 6-8:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

“Damn Yankees” are coming to town

Before some of you jump to the conclusion that in the title and body of this week’s column I am somehow insensitively planning to denigrate our fellow countrymen who happen to reside north of the Mason-Dixon Line but who routinely choose to vis More...

Madison football camp

The Anthony Madison Third Annual Football Camp will be June 30 at the Thomasville High School football stadium for ages 8-18. The camp instructors will include Anthony Madison and other skilled NFL and college football players. More...

Say YES to hiring a youth - Free Access

Youth Employment Service Still Seeking Employers More...

Meeks’ duplex plan faces opposition

Buddy Meeks plan for six duplexes in the block bordered by Worl Avenue and Milner Avenue met stiff resistance from residents of the Historic District neighborhood. More...

Youth’s suicide shocks community

The apparent suicide of a 14-year-old Thomasville Middle School student has shocked the community. T.J. McNair was found dead over the weekend. Police have ruled it a suicide and are investigating “circumstances surrounding the incident.” More...

Class of 2012

Right: THS graduates toss their mortar boards into the air after completing graduation ceremonies Friday night. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Anthony Madison Football Camp June 30 at THS The Anthony Madison Third Annual Football Camp will be June 30 at the Thomasville High School football stadium for ages 8- 18. More...

People

Auxiliary members awarded pins for hours of service

Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary serving Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center had a productive year assisting THCRC residents and staff during the past year. More...

Horse show results told

The Thomasville Saddle Club conducted its second horse show of the 2012 season Saturday, May 19. The winners were as follows: Western Walk/Trot Walk/Trot (12 & under): first place, Katherine Powell. Walk/Trot (13-17): first place, Claire Boone. More...

Dumas receives DCC Achievement Award

Alberta Dixon presented Jimmy Dumas with the 2012 Dravitan Civic Club Achievement Award. In reviewing his accomplishments, it was discovered that he has made notable accomplishments outside of Thomasville. More...

School

Shamburger achieves degree as Doctor of Dental Medicine

Carl Shamburger, Jr. will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry on June 2. More...

Sasser named director of public information at ASCC

ASCC President, Dr. Reginald Sykes, recently named Christy Sasser as Director of Public Information. In this role, Sasser will manage all public relations, marketing communications and media efforts for the college. More...

ASCC kicks-off month-long Kathryn Tucker Windham birthday celebration

Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC) will kick-off a month-long celebration in June honoring Kathryn Tucker Windham’s birthday with an evening of storytelling on Thursday, May 31, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

William Bradley Kirk and Amanda Gaye Morris; Robert Gregory Kinman II and Baylee Windham Kinman; Jesse Clay Etheredge and Brianne McGuire Rowland; James Bruce Jernigan and Penny Lynn Dungan; Timothy Jacob Brent and Angela Renee Stogner; Albert S. More...

Property deeds listed

May 17-23 Michael C. Wilson to Michael P. Wilson. Michael C. Wilson to Thomas E. Wilson. Carlos Lee Wright Sr. to Taucha King. A.C. Taylor to Charles Taylor. Frederick P. Gilmore to Ward Edge. Ward Edge to Wyman O. Gilmore Jr. V. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baswell

Betty Ann Huggins Baswell, 53, of Thomasville died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born July 9, 1958 in Fulton. She was a member of Elam Baptist Church. More...

Harris

Kenneth Glenn Harris, 75, of Montevallo died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster. He was born Jan. 28, 1937 in Arlington. He was a former crane operator and a member of County Line Baptist Church. More...


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