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January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MLK program Monday

A Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. celebration will be Monday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville.  The celebration is sponsored by The Dravitan Civic Club.   More...

Railroad crossing work begins

Norfolk Southern contractor, Road Safe, announced that T & S repairs to all crossings located within the municipal limits of the City of Thomasville began Wednesday.  The work will begin on Rural Road and progress through Gates Drive, Joe Da More...

Parks and Recreation Board funds projects

Alesia Burrell, secretary with the Clarke County Parks and Recreation Board, gave the County Commission an update on her board’s activity in 2014.  The board receives funding from the county tobacco tax. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Elvis’ birthday brings home fact of aging

Nothing brings home to us the fact of aging like knowing that on Elvis Presley’s birthday last week, he would have been 80 years old.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

AG Strange having local DA’s going after casinos

From day one, Luther has stood up for the Constitutional rights of our state and its citizens. More...

Religion

Mental Conditioning

A champion can't even define success because they keep raising the bar on what that means.  More...

Too much thinking is not good for you

Do you worry about things? There are many people who worry about everything, and the Bible tells us that we are not to worry about anything. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel hosting congregational singing Jan. 17   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m.  The singing will be led by Donald Jackson.  Bro. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Scotty Birch Brown and Rachael Renee Utsey.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 31-Jan. 7  Fannon Dwain Roberts to Robert N. Phillips Jr.  Lisa T. Horsley to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.  Steven L. Terry-Other to Elizabeth Terry Counselman.  Steven L. Terry-Other to James K. More...

Sheriff wants death notifications

Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris asked Monday that he be contacted by the county E-911 when there is a death report.  His comments came before the monthly meeting of the County Commission, serving as the 911 board.  A memo had been put in t More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dixon

Tommy Clifford Dixon, 93, of Thomasville passed from this earth Friday night, Jan. 9, 2015. He was born April 22, 1921 in Octagon. More...

Hamilton

Jane Carol Cogle Hamilton, known to so many as, "Aunt Jane," passed away on Jan. 10, 2015 in Altus, Oklahoma, while visiting her daughter, Joy.  She was born March 8, 1926, the fourth of nine children born to B.A. More...

Horn

Misty Jacque Horn, 36, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. She was born April 13, 1978.  She graduated from CCHS in 1996. She was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard from 1996 – 2000. More...

Events bring focus on LIFE Tech Institute

A few days after a pair of Life Tech parolees on a weekend pass were arrested and charged with a Choctaw County burglary three others absconded in one day on Jan. More...

County votes to use Trust Fund money

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to use up to half of the county’s Capital Improvement Fund as needed.  The fund currently includes approximately a total of $1.2 million, said county administrator Lois Morris, and comes from stat More...

Luker hired at DHS

Stacy Luker is coming back to Alabama. More...

Commission hears county road matters

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday three invoices from Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (GMC) for three separate road projects.  The following invoices will be paid: County Road 15 project ($45,626.30); County Road 35 ($2,189.11); and County More...

Commission approves second timber sale from North Clarke Industrial Park

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday the sale of timber from another section of the North Clarke Industrial Park.  Sumter Timber of Demopolis provided the highest price for the timber with $570,542.50.  The clear-cutting of the tim More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Todd Keene and the Power Team to perform at Millry High   Todd Keene and the Power Team will perform at Millry High School Gymnasium Thursday, Jan. 15 - Sunday, Jan. 18. Thursday through Saturday will begin at 7 p.m. More...

People

Crow - Weidman announce wedding plans for March

Judge and Mrs. Harold L. Crow of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Amanda, to William Kay Weidman, III. Mr. Weidman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kay Weidman, Jr. More...

Salvation Army volunteers get big surprise

When the Salvation Army volunteers opened one of the kettles on Christmas Eve, they got a big surprise! Someone had dropped a gold coin into the bucket! More...

Phillips named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School is pleased to announce that Alyssa Phillips, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

School

Alabama Science in Motion celebrates 20 years of service to schools

In 1993, Alabama Governor James E. Folsom, Jr. signed the Alabama Science In Motion (ASIM) Legislation creating a new statewide, high school science initiative. In August 1994, ASIM trained the first class of teachers.  More...

Public Review of 2014 Alabama Science Course of Study draft begins

The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) is asking for public input specifically related to the draft 2014 Alabama Course of Study: Science, which includes Alabama’s College- and Career-Ready Standards in science, in an effort to maint More...

TCS nurses keep a close watch for flu symptoms

This week, nurses at Thomasville City Schools are reporting that attendance is good at all three schools, even though flu cases continue to be reported throughout Alabama.  More...

Sports

THS beats CCHS 38-32

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team beat county rival and area opponent, the Clarke County High School Bulldogs, 38-32 Jan. More...

Winter Baseball- Softball Clinic is next week

The 26th annual Thomasville Baseball and Softball Winter Clinic set for Saturday, Jan. 24 promises to be one of the best attended in the history of the event.  More...

Marego girls defeat Ellwood Christian

The Marengo High School Lady Panthers beat the Ellwood Christian Academy Lady Eagles 37- 31 Jan. 9 in Selma.  J’Mya Hall had 16 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 4 steals for Marengo. More...