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October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tale-Tellin’ Festival this weekend

Stories, music and more will bring laughter, suspense and melodies that warm the heart at the 36th annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Alabama Tale-Tellin’ Festival Oct. 10-11. More...

Reid Cornelius making a career in professional baseball

Reid Cornelius went straight from Thomasville High School to professional baseball, and over 25 years later, he is still in the game.  Now, however, he’s coaching in the majors instead of playing.  More...

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Hosting the cast of “Th’Burning”

Wow, what a weekend! We hosted the cast of the play “Th’ Burning” here in Thomasville. A number of the cast had home stays with local families: Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allen, Ms. Bernice Johnson, Mr. More...

Would Alabamians side with Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is a lawyer and author and America’s leading consumer advocate. He was born in Winsted, Connecticut. He holds an AB magna cum laude from Princeton and a LLB with distinction from Harvard.  More...

Religion

If you need a friend, ask God to give you one

Janmaw is coming to see us. Actually, she is coming to see Peggy, but I’m part of the deal. Janmaw isn’t her real name, but those who are close to her will still know who she is.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Hope No. 1 to host Women’s Conference   The Missionary and Matrons at New Hope No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will host its first Women’s Conference Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. More...

Mental Conditioning

Life gives us warnings for a reason. Learn from this. Do things differently. You and those around you will be glad you did.  No matter what is happening in your life today, as a champion, you have a reason to be excited about your future!  More...

Sports

THS falls to UMS 31-13

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost 31-13 Oct. 3 to the UMS-Wright Bulldogs at D.F. Anderson Field.  It was the second loss of the season and a disappointing second home loss in a row.  More...

Sweet Water holds on to win in Leroy

The Sweet Water Bulldogs looked dominant for three quarters but had to fight late to hold on to knock off Leroy 28-25.  The Bulldogs used 354 yards of total offense while Leroy had 270 yards on the night.  Jenkins led the Bulldogs in their More...

THS heads to W.S. Neal for region game

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (5-2, 3-1 in Class 4A, Region 1) will travel Friday to East Brewton for another important region game against the W.S. Neal High School Eagles (4-2, 1-2 in the region). Kickoff is at 7 p.m.  More...

Railroad crossings to be repaired

Norfolk Southern Railroad is repairing rough crossings involving streets within the City of Thomasville this week.  Thursday morning, the railroad will be working on the Gates Drive crossing. Through-traffic from Old Hwy. More...

“Th’ Burning” praised as a powerful play

“Th’ Burning” lit up the stage at the Thomasville Civic Center Sunday afternoon. Members of the audience praised the show for its powerful message.  More...

THS in hunt for Alabama Power grant

Thomasville High School is among 62 schools across the state that have advanced to the voting round for an Alabama Power Foundation “Power To Play” grant. More...

Gas prices dropping

Alabama, October 6- Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.12/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke County Education Retirees Assoc. to meet Oct. 16   The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Oct. 16 at 11:45 a.m. More...

People

November wedding plans announced for Elrod-Harrison

Carlous and Sherry Elrod of Yellow Bluff and Leonard and Carla Jordan of Arlington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Anne Elrod, to Jon Collin Harrison. Mr. More...

Barnes-Middleton announce wedding plans for Nov. 8

Elizabeth Claxton of Jackson and Donnie Barnes of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Elizabeth Barnes, to Steven Allen Middleton, son of Terry and Brenda Middleton of Jackson.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Elizab More...

Andoe celebrates 108th birthday

On September 25, Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility and Homestead Hospice were honored to host a birthday party for Ms. Pearlie Andoe. More...

School

THS Theatre and LEO students volunteer to Trick or Treat so Kids Can Eat

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and its student honorary organization, the International Thespian Society, are pleased to announce the participation of Thomasville High School's Thespian Troupe 5073 and Thomasville High School’s LEO More...

SWHS fourth graders display wooly mammoth projects

Sweet Water High School fourth graders recently studied about the wooly mammoth during class. Teachers Nina Lynn, Cathy Black and Stacey Glass assigned each student the project of creating a wooly mammoth.   More...

ASCC Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attends leadership conference

Alabama Southern Community College’s Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attended the Regional Honors in Action Leadership Conference at the 4-H Conference Center in Columbiana, September 26 - 27.  More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Riccardo Marquis Hampton and Kendra Lanaye Cade.  Monroe Causey Jr. and Carolyn Jeanette Pacley.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 26 - Oct. 1 Mark Estis to William Terry Smith Jr.  Iris Smart to Iris Smart.  Eartha King to Clifford Twilley.  Charles E. Foster Jr. to Bobby Hadley.  William C. Batley Sr. to Linda Louise Batley.  Alicia H. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Parham

Paul Henry Parham, II, 81, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Parham was a native of Arkansas and a resident of Jackson for more than 40 years. He was owner and founder of Parham & Parham, Inc. More...

Tucker

June Gray Tucker, 62, of Demopolis died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home. She was born June 5, 1952 in Clarke County. More...