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April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Off to Neverland

From left: Meghan Newton as Peter Pan, Konner Thrower as John Darling, Paul Gramelspacher as Michael Darling, Amerie Gramelspacher as Wendy Darling and Akira Harper as Liza in the THS theater group's production of Peter Pan. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Macon County seeks damages vs. AG, Gov.

Six Macon County officials are seeking damages both individually and in their official capacity against Gov. More...

Front Porch Philosopher

How to know it’s spring

A s I sit on my porch in the early morning, I know that spring is finally here. How can I tell? The pecan trees are about to leaf out. They are the first tree to loose their leaves in the fall and the last thing to bud out in the spring. More...

Looking Back

Wild turkey hunter’s fever strikes in spring

The springtime madness, known as wild turkey hunter’s fever, strikes here in Clarke County in its most virulent form. Hunters divide their time equally between plotting the hunt, executing it and then talking about it. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s and unto God what is God’s

This is tax return week for me, and thousands if not millions of others who put the inevitable off as long as possible. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist invites everyone to worship service Chilton Baptist Church and Pastor Williams Gibbons invite everyone to worship with them Sundays at 9 a.m. for Sunday School and 10 for worship. Evening services begin at 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers split games in Excel tournament

The Thomasville Lady Tigers travelled to Excel for tournament play on Saturday April 6. In game one the Tigers came up short losing to Excel 3-2. More...

Tigers sweep the Blue Devils

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team defeated region opponent, the Escambia County High Blue Devils, 19-0 in five innings April 4 in Atmore. Tevin Watters was the winning pitcher (6-1). More...

Sweet Water goes 6-1 in a busy week

It was a busy schedule for the Sweet Water High School Bulldogs varsity baseball team last week, most of it on the road. Sweet Water lost 5-3 to Jackson April 1 at home. More...

Five arrested in T’ville pot bust

Five individuals were arrested in Thomasville by the Clarke County Drug Task Force Tuesday. More...

Thieves hit businesses in T'ville, Grove Hill

Grove Hill and Thomasville businesses were hit hard by break-ins over the weekend and the thefts extended to other businesses in the region as well. Thomasville business hit More...

Courthouse security firm quits

The Clarke County Commission has received noticed that G4S, the private security company that provides security for the courthouse, will terminate the service May 1, Commission Chairman Elma Averett explained at Tuesday’s commission meeting. More...

City borrows more money to finish water project

The Thomasville City Council approved taking out a $200,000 line of credit with the Alabama- Tombigbee Regional Commission Monday night. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS Class of 1963 to meet at David’s Catfish Classmates of the 1963 class of Thomasville High School will meet at David's Catfish House in Thomasville, April 20 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the 50th class reunion. More...

People

Beautification Day activities listed, and counterfeit money class

April 20 is Thomasville’s official Beautification Day, sponsored by the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce, Alabama PALS and Clarke County Citizens Against Litter. More...

Wilkinson-Siebert engaged to marry

Connie Wilkinson of Jackson and Gerald Wilkinson of Thomasville announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Rebecca to Derek Adam Siebert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Siebert of Sussex, Wis. More...

Gearhart presented 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Dr. Lori Gearhart was presented with the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham. The award is given to honor efforts to further the alumni program at the school. More...

School

Making music at Studio 122

Studio 122 echoes with the sound of music as violin lessons are provided by the professional musician from Thomasville, Jonathan Williams. More...

TES kindergarten pre-registration scheduled for May 3

Thomasville Elementary School’s kindergarten preregistration for the 2013- 2014 school year will be Friday, May 3 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. 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...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Walter Lee Jones Jr. and Jennifer Rowell Kauffman. Justyn Michael Harris and Allison Annie Parden. Jacob Kyle Reeves and Heather Danielle Baker. More...

Property deeds listed

March 28-April 3 Jesse Thomas Dungan to Barbara Holton. Bernita Gaye Hamilton to Bernita Gaye Hamilton. Lillie Williams to Lillie Williams. Keith Edward Kelley Jr. to Lou C. Wiggins. Terry Hutto to Daryl Lee Overton. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 7: Preston Edward Nolen – possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of a concealed weapon without a permit; More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anson

Frank Gregory Anson, 45, of Las Vegas, Nev. died Monday, April 1, 2013 at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born April 28, 1967 in Las Vegas. More...


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