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May 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mother's Day is Sunday

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 16. Make sure your mom knows you care. You can find lots of great gifts, but fun and practical at the advertisers in this and every issue of The Thomasville Times. More...

Chicks in school

The students at Wanda Rish's TES classroom got some first-hand learning experiences when the class took part in raising baby chickens. More...

Arrests made in county theft cases

A break-in and thefts at Thomasville and Grove Hill businesses in early April set Clarke County lawmen on an extensive investigation that extended into neighboring counties and other parts of the state as they uncovered what appears to be a large the More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Good government protects us

I have always believed that good government protects its citizens from their own errors, omissions and weaknesses...and from the bad actors who dwell among us. More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Cruise food is good, but risotto is just soggy rice

The things I enjoy most about taking a cruise are that you never have to drag your suitcase around form place to place every night, and eating the food on board the ship. More...

Smart Banking

The proposal for an Internet sales tax

The Internet has become the primary means of shopping for many Americans. In 2012, they purchased items worth $225.5 billion from online merchants, usually without having to pay a sales tax. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to conduct ladies’ Bible study The Chilton Baptist Church will conduct a ladies’ Bible study Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Independence Cemetery to host decoration day May 11 More...

Spiritually Speaking

Where would we be without God’s wisdom, mercy and grace?

I f the news report is true, an Eagle Scout in North Carolina was expelled from school and arrested because he drove his pickup truck to school, forgetting that he had left his shotgun inside. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, May 5, 2013

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

Sports

THS softballers take second in area tourney

The Thomasville Lady Tigers placed second in the area tournament this past week and advance to the regional tournament in Gulf Shores. In game one on Tuesday, April 30, the Lady Tigers defeated the UMS-Wright Bulldogs 7-4. More...

Davis named Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete

Brett Davis from Sweet Water High School was recently awarded the statewide 2A Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete Award on April 8, at a banquet in Birmingham. More...

Humminbird’s Colombo enters HOF

Anyone who has been a serious fisherman since the advent of marine electronics in the early 1970s will likely know the brand name Humminbird, which is still manufactured in sweet home Alabama in the historic city of Eufaula. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Etheridge

Milton Allen Etheridge, Jr., 51, of Thomasville died Sunday, April 28, 2013 at UAB Hospital. He was born March 29, 1962 in Selma and was a member of the Sweet Water United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U. S. More...

Knight

Leroy Webster Knight, 93, of Thomasville died Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born January 1, 1920 in Thomasville and was a long time youth baseball coach, hunter and fisherman. More...

Tiger Prowl 5K Saturday

The Thomasville High School football team will host the Tiger Prowl 5K Run and Walk at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11 in downtown Thomasville. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for children under age 12. More...

Spring football game May 16

The Thomasville Tiger football team will wrap up spring practice with a spring game at 7 p.m. on May 16 at Anderson Field in Thomasville. The opponent will be the War Eagles of Wayne County High School from Mississippi. More...

TMS Super Citizen program

Thomasville Middle School invites the public to its Lady Liberty Super Citizen Celebration on May 15, at 1 p.m. at the civic center. More...

Drug bust and May Day arrests made

Thomasville Police Officers seized crack cocaine and a stolen gun Friday. According to Thomasville Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey, officers received information about drugs being sold out of a car in town. More...

New Veterans Affairs officer

Rhonda K. Jackson is the new Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs Service Officer for Clarke, Monroe and Washington Counties. She has been on the job since April 16. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS football team to host 5K run and walk The Thomasville High School football team will host the Tiger Prowl 5K Run and Walk at 8:30 a.m. on May 11 in downtown Thomasville. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for children under age 12. More...

People

Ashton Shepherd performs in Coffeeville

Coffeeville native and country music star Ashton Shepherd of Leroy put on a concert at the old Coffeeville High School Saturday evening to benefit the school recently acquired by the town. More...

Mozingo-Martin to marry May 25

Henry and Sue Mozingo of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Savannah Mozingo, to Brandon Martin, son of Frank and Teresa Martin of Fulton. More...

Wedding plans announced for Rowe-Young

Ryan Rowe and Roddrick Young are happy to announce their forthcoming marriage. Rowe is the daughter of Veronica and the late Jimmy Calvin Rowe. Young is the son of Linda Jowers and the late George Young. Mr. More...

School

BWMHA recognizes six area students with scholarships

The Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recognized six area students on April 25 by presenting them each a $1,500 scholarship to aid them in pursuing healthcare careers. More...

Third grade students visit art center

More than 380 Clarke County third grade students had an encounter with art this past week. The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center opened Studio 122 to all third graders in Clarke County for three days. More...

TES' Student Council honored administration and office staff

Thomasvillle Elementary School’s Student Council hosted a "Cookies and Conversation" party in honor of the TES administration and office staff for Professional Administrative's Day. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Levan Roper Jr. and Myeisha Lashay Philen. Ronny Thomas Sheppard and Jennifer Leigh Knight. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

April 25-30 Hardee’s Food Systems LLC to Hardee’s Restaurants LLC. Hardee’s Food Systems LLC to Hardee’s Restaurants LLC. Soterra LLC to Lauderdale Timber LLC. William E. Stephens to Janet Baugh. Estate of Jack D. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 30- May 7 include: Cedric Jerome Garraway, 44, criminal mischief second degree, $378.23, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...