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July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans memorial

Recently the town of Pine Hill celebrated the Dedication of its Veteran’s Monument. This monument is dedicated to the honor/memory of those who served in the various wars. More...

Stabler served ministry for 28 years

George Stabler, a resident of Thomasville for 46 years and a pastor to several churches for almost 30 years, died earlier this week. Stabler grew up in Vredenburgh and Buena Vista, graduating from Beatrice High School. More...

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Protecting the big drug companies

If Alabamians are looking for their State Supreme Court to protect us again the price-gouging practices of the big drug companies, we can forget it. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

America, made in China

I ’m not really sure why so many people got all up in arms over U.S. Olympians wearing uniforms that were made in China. They’re supposed to represent us, right? What do we do? More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Singing July 22 at Thomasville Church of God Thomasville Church of God will host a gospel singing at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22 featuring the Revelators. Worship service will begin at 10 a.m. followed by lunch at 12 noon. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Pray for our nation

Being a temporary cripple I can’t do much. I can’t drive. I can’t work in the garden. I can’t cut the grass. Maybe I need to make a list of the things I can do. I can still take nourishment like fresh peas, from our garden. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

“The Babe,” a man for all seasons

I was intrigued with a story I read in the MLB Insiders Club Magazine recently debating whether the legendary Babe Ruth would be as successful against the pitching in the Major Leagues today as he was against those great pitchers he faced back in the More...

Thomasville ponytail state tourney run comes up short

The Thomasville Dixie Ponytail (11 & 12 year old) softball team saw their run at a State Tournament Championship come to an end on Saturday, July 14, when they lost their first two games in the double elimination event. More...

Raffle winner

Harry Carstarphen, center, won the $100 the 11- 12 Ponytail All-Stars raffled off to raise money for expenses at state. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baskin

Douglas Roy Baskin, 77, of Thomasville died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at his home. He was born Oct. 16, 1934 in Minneapolis, Minn. He was a retired service station owner and was an active Jehovah’s Witness for the last 54 years. More...

Stabler

George Barron Stabler, 76, of Thomasville died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1935 in Franklin. More...

Tutt

Alice Faye Tutt, 69, a homemaker of Forkland died Friday, July 13, 2012 at her home. She was born February 22, 1943 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnessess in Demopolis. More...

No race for mayor after all

In Thomasville the mayor and all five council members have no opposition in this year’s municipal races. More...

“Damn Yankees” about to take to the stage

The Arts Council of Thomasville is gearing up for another summer musical production. This year, the group that brought you Cinderella will bring you the musical “Damn Yankees.” Show dates are July 27, 30 and 31 at 7 p.m. More...

Legacy opens for business

Residents of Thomasville joined the McAboy family for the opening of the Legacy center, formerly Johnson Shopping Center, at the corner of Martin Luther King Street and Tallahatta Springs Road. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Physicals July 24 at THS gym Thomasville City Schools will conduct physicals for all sports, boys and girls, for grades 7-12 Tuesday, July 24 at 5 p.m. in the THS gym. Physical forms can be picked up at the THS office or from your coach. More...

People

Bus service resumes in T'ville

Members of the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming bus service through Capital Trailways back to Thomasville. More...

Four-wheeler event draw big crowd

More than 125 fourwheel ATV enthusiasts had a ball Saturday at St. Stephens Park as part of a fundraiser to help keep the park open. More...

Drought emergency

Governor Robert Bentley and Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan announced Friday that farmers in nearly half of Alabama’s counties will be eligible for lowinterest federal loans as a result of a drought emergency declaration by U.S. More...

School

THS students recognized at 2012 Awards Day

Ninth grade students recognized for making all A's in English, in no certain order, are: Dakota Baswell, Nate Carroll-highest average, Jessi Dean, Katherine Dixon, Brianna R. More...

Butler dentist receives 2012 Mastership Award

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public, is pleased to announce that Leanne Littlepage McDonald, DMD, M More...

CCHS students attend ASU 37th Annual Summer Band Camp

Alabama State University, Montgomery sponsored its 37th Annual Band Camp June 17-23. The students of the CCHS Royal Band of Blue are given the opportunity to attend each year. This year four students attended. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Michael Jawad Waters Sr. and Sherri Yolanda Chapman. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

July 6-11 Michael Lee Sherrod to David M. Walker. Willie Powell to Robert Dean. Sandy Bottoms, LLC to Thomas D. Dumas. Chad Ray Davis to Jamie P. Rone. Danny W. Smith to Joel James. Jack N. Roberts to Coffeeville Utilities Board. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 10-17 include: Don Leon Moore, 51, two counts non-child support, $1,200 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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