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April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners praise firemen

GROVE HILL - Clarke County Commissioners praised the action of area firefighters during its work session Monday morning. More...

Jones, Day head summit

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day will join new U.S. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Here’s to our dispatchers

This week, both at the city and county level, emergency 911 dispatchers are getting their due of thanks.  They readily deserve it.  On Tuesday, I met Cedora Wright who supervises dispatchers for Clarke County E-911.  She moved the comm More...

New kind of wrapper for eggs

April 11, 1956  Unless you happen to read the same paper, I read, I’m mighty afraid you’re going to think I’m telling a fib, but they’re coming out pretty soon with a new kind of wrapper for hen eggs. More...

A look at our current congressional delegates

There are dramatic differences between our congressional delegation of the 1940’s-1960’s and our group on the Potomac today. Obviously, their partisan badges have changed, as have Alabamians. More...

School

Parten among finalists for state 'Teacher of the Year'

Jennifer Parten, a teacher at Thomasville Elementary School, has been named as one of the 16 educators selected as finalists for Alabama’s 2018-2019 "Teacher of the Year."  More...

Johnson named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Kevin Johnson, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

TMS student competes in Rubik's Cube competition

Over spring break, Scott Manns Jr., fifth grader at Thomasville Middle School, participated in “Cubalya 2018,” a Regional Rubik’s Cube speed competition in Paulina, La.  More...

Sports

THS boys bounce Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys soccer team defeated area opponent, the Satsuma High School Gators, 2-0 April 6 at D.F. More...

Bulldogs blank Jackson behind Smith’s gem

SWEET WATER - Behind its most complete game in a month, the Sweet Water Bulldogs dominated Class 5A Jackson High Thursday evening at the Dawg House.  Jonah Smith, a University of Alabama-Birmingham signee, struck out eight while tossing a comple More...

THS swept by UMS in area series

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team lost all three games in the area series with the UMS-Wright Bulldogs. There will be no postseason for the Tigers’ baseball team. THS lost the first game 2-1 April 5 at THS Field. More...

Collins murder case goes to trial

The capital murder case involving the Sept. 10, 2012 shooting death of Thomasville businesswoman Fredia Collins is finally set to go to trial Monday at the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill.  More...

Firemen stop LP-Clarke conveyor fire

Fire units from throughout Clarke County battled a blaze for nearly three hours at Louisiana-Pacific’s Clarke plant Thursday night.  Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day, who is also a member of the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department, said the More...

City approves three grant resolutions

The Thomasville City Council approved two resolutions to move along grant processes involving the Thomasville Regional Medical Center and a proposed walking track trail at its community park.  More...

Donated Check

First US Bank recently donated a check to the Thomasville Police Department’s K9 Unit in the amount of $3,000. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Alabama Summit on Rural Technology hosted April 13 The Alabama Summit on Rural Technology presented by AT&T and the University of West Alabama will be hosted Friday, April 13 from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. More...

People

Pet of the Week

Meet Kattey! She’s house-trained, good with other dogs, and loves children. She also likes going for rides. Potential adopters can visit Clarke County Animal Shelter to meet Kattey 10-3 Monday- Saturday and 1-3 on Sunday.   More...

County’s E-911 dispatchers celebrated

GROVE HILL - Clarke County’s Emergency-911 dispatchers were honored at Tuesday’s Clarke County Commission meeting as part of National Public Safety Week. More...

Society to tour Jackson cemetery

The Clarke County Historical Society will have an outing for its Sunday, April 29 meeting. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

First Church of God No. 2 to host Colorama Program April 15 First Church of God No. 2 will host a Colorama Program on Sunday, April 15 at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Clifford Mitchell is the church pastor. More...

Linden Baptist celebrated installation of new flagpole with flag dedication ceremony

Linden Baptist Church recently celebrated the installation of a new flagpole and a flag dedication ceremony following Sunday morning worship service.  More...

In my Master’s tournament the prize is eternal life in Heaven

The Masters Golf Tournament is my favorite annual sporting event next to the Iron Bowl.  Normally my full attention is given to the TV coverage, but this year it was divided with two of our Great Grand Daughters who were visiting with us.  More...

For The Record

Property deeds

March 29 - April 5

Albert J. Sellers, to Christopher Woodham.  Kay Crosby, to Jamestican Parham.  Pamela Renee Savage, to Jamestican Parham.  Kathy H. Autry, to Rebecca M. Chastain.  Jill Emmons Dogett, to Sonia C. Kidd.  Joseph D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of April 3-9, include the following:  • Kylen Cortez Daniels, 21, illegal possession of alcohol, unlawful possession of marijuana second degree, drug paraphernalia, use or possession se More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clarke

Nomie Kelley Clarke, 91, a homemaker of Fulton died April 3, 2018 at Specialty Hospital of Meridian. She was born Sept. 11, 1926 in Clarke County to Horace and Ida Victoria Kelley. More...