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May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Quillen leaves for Okra position

GROVE HILL - Clarke County Economic Development Director Jesse Quillen is moving on to another work project.  More...

Pine Hill hero is awarded

PINE HILL - Pine Hill Police Officer Kendrick Howell was honored for his efforts in saving a stranded motorist in the April 14 flood last Wednesday during the final part of The Town of Pine Hill’s salute to its police force during National Law More...

Windham festival set for June 1-2

“Alabama is like one big front porch where folks gather on summer nights to tell tales and to talk family. Everybody, they say, is kin to everybody else–or knows somebody who is,” said Kathryn Tucker Windham. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Support the Badge

Last week in Pine  Hill. I was in the presence of a hero.  Pine Hill Police Officer Kendrick Howell was awarded a life saving certificate and other accommodations for heroic service during the April 14 flood.  More...

Less than two weeks to primary

As we get down to the lick log in the 2018 June Primary, there are few if any surprises in any of the major state races. Polling indicates that all of the contests are about where they were three or four months ago when the races began.  More...

Explaining the Electoral College

May 23, 1956   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Walnut Grove MBC conducting youth revival and youth day Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church will present its annual youth revival and youth day. More...

Let’s make decisions according to God’s Word

Peggy and I are having the main bathroom in our house remodeled. There will be a new shower unit with sliding glass doors, a vanity with a new lavatory, and new flooring.  More...

Sports

Bulldogs repeat as State 1A Champs

SWEET WATER - Sweet Water’s four seniors provided more than just leadership, they had an active hand in the Bulldogs repeating as Alabama’s Class 1A Baseball Champions, with a two-game sweep of Spring Garden in Montgomery.  More...

Sweet Water girls place third at State Softball

SWEET WATER - Sweet Water made a historic run in the State 1A Softball Tournament at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.  The Lady Bulldogs finished in third place after advancing through the double eliminationffilosers’ bracket by winning three st More...

Tigers look good at Demopolis jamboree

Tigers battle Pelham in Demopolis

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated Pelham 27-14 in two quarters of play May 18 at the spring jamboree at Demopolis High School. This is a combined score of Junior Varsity and Varsity play. More...

Sweet Water Graduates 40

Val. Sara Grace Irvin More...

Marengo Graduates 26

Val. DaVonyae Miller More...

Protect and serve Pine Hill

PINE HILL - The Town of Pine Hill took out time last Wednesday to honor its police force as part of the National Law Enforcement Appreciation Week. More...

Sheriff says fleet needs are concern

GROVE HILL - Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris gave the Clarke County Commissioners a detailed report on the department’s service vehicles.  The report included the number of vehicles that are in service, who drives them, for what purpose, More...

Studies prove buckling up saves lives

TUSCALOOSA — Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five years.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Coffeeville Day set for May 26   Coffeeville Day will be conducted May 26 at the Coffeeville Town Hall. There will be a barbeque competition, venders, volleyball,  BINGO, games and many other activities for children. More...

People

Surber’s Brand Makes its Way to Talladega

Kim Gates Kelley Surber, formerly of Thomasville, has developed still another brand of car litter for DOW Chemical Company. More...

Thomasville native, Hunter Andrews, featured in MSU’s student newsletter

Hunter Andrews, a native of Thomasville, was recently featured in Mississippi State University College of Education’s newsletter, Forward. More...

THS class of 1958 celebrates 60th reunion

The Thomasville High School class of 1958 hosted its 60th reunion May 19 at Gaston’s Grill. There were more than 21 class members present as well as several guests including former teachers. More...

School

Drama students honored at banquet

Drama students from Thomasville High School were honored May 10 during the annual banquet at Pineview Baptist Church. More...

TCS school nurses recognized

School nurses in the Thomasville City Schools District were recognized on National School Nurse Day on May 9. More...

Students wear gray to honor McAnally

Students from the Thomasville City Schools District wore gray May 11 to support Gerald McAnally, principal of Thomasville Middle School, in his battle with cancer. May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month.   More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 20:  • Shelton Leon Frye – Theft of Property Third Degree  • Herman Norval Bazor – Theft of Property Fourth Degree  • D More...

Property deeds

May 10 - May 17   James C. Edgar, to Vanessa Brown.  Daisy Carolyn Smith, to Judy C. Webb.  David H. Chastain-Other, to David H. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of May 15-21 include the following: • Bradley Robert Wade, 19, speeding less than 25 mph, pornography possession material, transmitting obscene material to a child by computer, arrested by C More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bradford

Betty Jean Hamilton Bradford, 76, a homemaker of Fulton, died May 19, 2018 at her home. She was born Sept. 6, 1941 in Mobile to M. C. and Thelma Hamilton. More...

Parden

Thomas E. Parden, 81, of Coffeeville died May 19, 2018 at Providence Hospital. He was born Aug. 30, 1936 in Coffeeville to William L. and Annie Elizabeth Parden. More...

Noble

Mary Elizabeth Tucker Noble, 88, a homemaker of Thomasville, died May 20, 2018 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1930 in Half Acre to Quintus Lafayette and Minnie Irene Tucker. More...