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March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Davis is THS Teacher of the Year

Kelli Davis is Thomasville High School’s Teacher of the Year. Originally from Gilbertown, she graduated from Choctaw High School. More...

Stolen Scotch trailer found in T’ville

A two-month long investigation into the theft of a log/pole trailer was solved when the trailer was located and an arrest made. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Bad legislation for education in Alabama

The idea sounds good. If the state spends $50 to 100 million to provide a tax credit of $3,500-a- year per child to the parents who have children in Alabama public schools classified as failing so their children can attend private schools. More...

Front Porch Philosopher

The magic of quilting

Everybody has heard of the Gees Bend Quilters by now. Many people have been there to see them. For the first time, people are actually there to take quilting lessons from them. More...

Looking Back

Memories from the wood burning stove

March 13, 1980 More...

School

Time 2 Learn celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

From left are Susie Adams (teacher), K. J. Irby, Michael Mendoza, Cat in the Hat, Leigh Ann Scarbrough (teacher), Abby Hall and Autumn Reid. More...

Ag in the Classroom applications due April 15

Applications are being accepted until April 15 for the annual Alabama Ag in the Classroom (AITC) Summer Institute. AITC is a grassroots program that arms teachers with materials and strategies needed to increase student knowledge of agriculture. More...

Scholarship fund established to honor Malone

Because of her many accomplishments in education and commitment to the community, a scholarship fund has been established in honor of Lynda Wright Malone. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers sweep Greenville

The Lady Tigers improved their record to 11 wins with only four losses by sweeping Greenville in a doubleheader Friday afternoon at home. In game one THS won 18-4. More...

THS beats Jackson in extra innings

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team outlasted county rival, the Jackson High Aggies, 6-5 March 5 in 11 innings at the Tigers’ home field. Caleb DeRouen was the winning pitcher. In one inning, he had three strikeouts. More...

Sweet Water beats So. Choctaw

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs baseball team defeated the Southern Choctaw Indians 12-2 March 7 in a region game at home. The winning pitcher was Tanner Luker. Luker was three-for-four in hitting with four RBIs and a double. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Allen

Mary Alma Garrison Allen, 93, of Dickinson died Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at her home. She was born Oct. 28, 1919 in Yantley. Allen was a retired school teacher from Choctaw County High School, and she worked in Washington, D.C. More...

Autery

Jean Martin Autery, 59, a homemaker of Pine Hill died March 7, 2013 at Providence Hospital. She was born Dec. 3, 1953 in Mobile and she attended Crossroads Community Church. More...

Bethea

Charles Herbert Bethea, Jr., 84, of Thomasville died March 5, 2013 at William F. Green State Veterans Home. He was born June 12, 1928 in Orlando, Fla. More...

Talks on hospital starting up

The Thomasville City Council reappointed the sitting members of the Healthcare Authority and added two members to the board Monday night in anticipation of entering negotiations on the construction and operation of a new hospital. More...

Gas company changing Hille Hotel plans

After years of sitting vacant, it looked like salvation had finally come for the last major unrenovated building in Thomasville’s downtown, the Hille Hotel. More...

Beauty Review winners

Alexis Bryant was crowned Top Beauty at the THS Beauty Review Saturday night at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Figgers is Youth Day Grand Marshal

Dwight Figgers grew up in Thomasville playing baseball and his roots run deep with Youth Day. He was the winning pitcher when his team played on field three in the very first Youth Day held in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

David’s Catfish to host ‘Learn at Lunch’ event David’s Catfish House will host “Learn at Lunch” Tuesday, March 19 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided by Air Evac Lifeteam Base 106 Demopolis. More...

People

Cub Scouts enjoy overnight stay at battleship

Members of the Thomasville and Monroeville Cub Scout Packs recently spent the night aboard the USS Alabama. More...

Mazie L. Johnson Reading Initiative celebrates African American History month

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the Mazie L. Johnson Reading Initiative celebrated their annual African American History Month with an evening of style and elegance. More...

Worthwhile Club conducts meeting

The February meeting of the Worthwhile Club was Feb. 13 in the clubroom. A Valentine’s Day theme was carried out in the table decorations and food. Hostesses were Marie Slade and Veta Bagley. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Submit your choices to God

I ’ve never been 69 years old before. I can’t really say how it happened. I woke March 8, 2013 and there it was. Happy birthday to me. This birthday is just like all those that preceded it. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Windell Sheffield, Anthony DeBusk, Joe Clayton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Walter Turk, Frank Robison, Billy Kennedy, Frank Jackson, Gene Overstreet, Ed Parrish, Mike Overstreet, Tim Robison, Mack Pope and Robert More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel to conduct singing Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational type singing Saturday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to attend. Rev. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Nakita Lashun Hall and Chaquita Lakia Watkins. Charles David Hoven and Jaclyn Juanita Valladares. Terry Wayne Brooks and Nichole Paige Hughes. Deon Dickinson and La Chundra Bryant. Sam Elvis Jordan Jr. and Angela F. Holt. More...

Property deeds listed

March 4-7 Jackson Steakhouse Inc. to Barbara Holton. Sharon R. Thames to Jamie Earl Lee Portis. O’Neal Andrews to Mack C. Andrews. Allen McCauley to Martelia Lovette. Audrey J. Powell to Karen Powell Kirby. Audrey J. Powell to Karen P. Kirby. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 3: Jacques Fanstahia Roberts – possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, first degree, possession of drug paraphernalia; Jeremy Jerm More...