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June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Japan and rest of world to hear T’ville story

A camera crew from the Washington bureau of Japan Broadcasting Corporation paid a visit to Thomasville this past weekend. More...

Want to buy: swingsets

This swing set is one of the items planned for the new city playground. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Justice Dept. sent packing

“B y not losing on any of the six felony counts for which he was being tried, John Edwards won the biggest victory of his political and legal life last week. More...

Boys and Girls State

The American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary sponsor one of finest programs for high school students in Alabama. Boys State and Girls State is an event every June. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS begins June 10 at Elam Baptist Elam Baptist Church will have its quarterly deacon’s meeting Sunday, June 10 at 10 a.m. Vacation Bible School will begin June 10 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Children need to arrive at 4:15 p.m. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Share your love and faith with others

We are in Beaumont, Texas with Grace Anna and Emma Lynn Coley while their daddy and momma, Eric and Judith, take a few days of R and R. Grandchildren are God’s reward to us for not killing their parents. More...

Smith honored for 50 years of service at Mt. Vernon Baptist

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church honored Donald Smith for 50 years of service as a deacon. Bro. Don Newton, left, presented Smith with a plaque during Homecoming services, May 6. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Farmer

Ruby Bernice Farmer, 84, of Dixons Mills died June 3, 2012 at her residence. She was born Aug. 8, 1927 in Marengo County. She was a former telephone operator and a member of Dixons Mills Baptist Church. More...

Russell

Earnest Russell, 68, of Nanafalia died Saturday, May 26, 2012 in Demopolis. He was born June 10, 1943. Funeral services were Saturday, June 2 at Givenland CME Church in Bashi. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Carstarphen

Lula Mae Carstarphen, 65, of Lower Peachtree died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 3, 1947. Funeral services were Saturday, June 2 at Mt. Sinai A.M.E. Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Airport Meeting Tonight - Free Access

Public can comment on airport

Reminder: There will be a public meeting regarding the proposed regional airport tonight at Grove Hill City Hall. There will be a presentation by the FAA at 4 p.m. After that, officials will be available until 7 p.m. More...

T'ville hit by grant writer's conviction

The conviction of grant writer and administrator Janey Galbraith this week saddened and surprised government officials in Clarke County. More...

Lucas: “Kathryn left us a great legacy”

There was laughter and fond remembrances of Thomasville’s favorite daughter Thursday at the Kathryn Tucker Windham Musuem at Alabama Southern Community College’s Thomasville campus library. More...

Calendar

Notice for veterans

As of June 1, 2012, the Veterans Affairs Office, located next door to the Gilmore Law office in the old Health Department building, Grove Hill, will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Flag retirement ceremony June 14

VFW Post 5106 and the ladies auxiliary will conduct a flag retirement ceremony, June 14 at 10 a.m. at the VFW Post (555 Old Hwy. 5 S, Thomasville). Everyone is invited to attend, especially young kids. More...

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. The camp instructors will include Anthony Madison and other skilled NFL and college football players. More...

People

Memorial Day service

Thomasville VFW member Rev. Mark Lambert carries forward a wreath at the VFW's Memorial Day ceremony last week at Thomasville City Hall. More...

Scouts “Race Across the River”

Cub Scouts from Monroeville Pack 224 raced against the Thomasville Pack 51 recently in the first race “Across the River”. More...

Community band back in rehearsals

The Flying Bricks Community Band is busy rehearsing for their third annual Independence Day concert. This year the band will perform Saturday, June 30, at 7 p.m. inn the Bedsole Auditorium at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

School

Eighth grade students honored at TMS Awards Day

Look for more TMS Award’s Day pictures in next weeks paper. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Justin Ray Gates and Kimberly Keri Williams; William Dane Butler and Sarah Larrimore Criswell; Jeremy Gaines Aldridge and Ann Hicks Tucker; Milton Issac Blanks and Angelia Marie Johnson; Jessie E. More...

Property deeds listed

May 23-29 Clayton Terry Faile to Danita Carol Beck. James R. Harrell to James R. Harrell Jr. Lanita C. Wright to Jesse Blake Mason Jr. Franklin D. Lee to Jason Carlton Lee. Charles A. Casteel to Rayvon Hooks Jr. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 29- June 5 include: Derrick Earl Hunt, 37, assault first offense, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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