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February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gun showoff gets two T’ville men arrested

Three persons, including two Thomasville men were arrested last week after one of them reportedly walked into a Butler convenience store wearing a handgun on his hip. More...

Talent show is Saturday night

Several singers from the Clarke and Choctaw counties as well as others from around southwest Alabama will be competing in Thomasville as it hosts the Southern Regional Final Round of the Alabama Talent Hunt, Saturday night at 6 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Bronner prevails in AEA battle

I t’s as simple as this. More...

Political Cartoon

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Front Porch Philosopher

Volunteers are making Martin museum special

Our town is full of great volunteers. We have volunteers on a lot of boards, working for the Salvation Army, RSVP, in our churches and throughout the community. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Have you had any fun lately?

Last Saturday Peggy and I declared a “Play Day.” It was the last day of a busy week, and we both needed to get out of the house and off of Hickory Hill, so we ran away. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Miles Chapel to host youth day program March 3 Miles Chapel C. M. E. Church in Thomasville will host a youth day program Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. John T. Watkins and Rev. Bonnie Bryant Pastor. More...

Get out of the land of negativity - stay camped in a place of positive thinking

Have you ever noticed how refreshingly fun it is to be around positive thinking people who seem to naturally maintain a positive attitude? More...

Sports

THS baseball starts with a pair of wins over Sweet Water

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team defeated the Sweet Water Bulldogs 11-4 and 9-6 Monday in a season opening doubleheader in Thomasville. Only the hardiest fans made it through the entire six hours of baseball on a cold, windy evening. More...

Varsity softball notches win

The Thomasville Lady Tigers defeated the Sweet Water Bulldogs 14-4 in five innings of play Tuesday in their season opener. According to Coach Russell Wright, “We played well at times but have a lot to work on.” More...

A duck’s journey from Alaska ends in ‘Bama

A labama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Clinton Walston was sitting in one of his favorite waterfowl hunting areas on Lake Guntersville this past season when a duck came whistling past. More...

Marijuana dealers busted in Pine Hill

On Tuesday, Feb. More...

Lifelong love of fabrics; the thread that binds for Shepard

Dorothy Shepard grew up in Fulton. Her first brush with quilting was threading the needles for her mother and grandmother when she was about nine years old. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Public Library to host story hour The Thomasville Public Library will conduct a story hour Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 5 - 6 p.m. This special event is for ages 3 - 5 and no library card is required. For more information, call 334-636-5343. More...

People

Chamber Banquet is Feb. 28

The Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet Feb. 28 at the Thomasville Baptist Church fellowship hall. More...

Educator profile: LeAnn Moore

LeAnn Moore grew up in Marengo County. “I loved to read from the time I was a little girl. More...

Choctaw County High School damaged by fire

Firefighters battle a blaze at Choctaw County High School Tuesday night. The fire reportedly gutted most of the wing containing classrooms, administrative offices, the cafeteria, science lab, and the business technology area. More...

School

ASCC nursing students get hands-on experience

Each semester, nursing students from Alabama Southern Community College gain valuable hands-on experience at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. More...

Amos' class learn to care for teeth

February is National Dental Health Month, a time set aside to learn how to take care of your teeth. Two hygienists from Dr. Randy Walters' office explain the best way to do that to Amos' third grade class. More...

Tiger Theatre to host beauty review at civic center March 8

Thomasville Tiger Theatre will host the Thomasville Elementary and Middle School Beauty Review on Friday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bedsole Theatre at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Vincent Lamar Boman and Keatrice Elaine King. Matthew Dillon Knight and Rena Ailene Goodman. Hagen Anderson Steadham and Dianna Elizabeth Baker. Eddie Roy Pugh III and Johnnie Lynn Threlkeld. Rickey Partin and Valerie Gayle Mobley. More...

Property deeds listed

Feb. 7-13 Molly Jo Phillips to Brad Steven Schroeder. Surya Patel to Glen M. Jernigan. Margaret Ann Howell to Jimmie Catherine Pugh. Dorothy Erzen to John Erzen Jr. Larry Frith to Larry Wayne Frith Jr. Nicole Frith to Larry Wayne Frith Jr. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anderson

Leona Davis Anderson, 84, a homemaker of Saraland, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile. She was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Marengo County and was a member of Wilson Avenue Baptist Church in Saraland. More...

Clemmons

Joe Dale Clemmons, 78, of Thomasville died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at DCH Northport Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. He was born Nov. 20, 1934 in Millport. He was a former assistant traffic manager and a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Gates

William Blanchard "Bill" Gates, 83, of Dickinson died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at his home. He was born July 25, 1929 in Quincey, Fla. He was a former assistant superintendent with Standard Dredging Company and a member of Salem Baptist Church. More...