2016-09-15 E-Edition

Jean Butts celebrates 80th

Jean Butts of Grove Hill was honored by her family with a reception recognizing her 80th birthday Saturday evening at the Thomasville Civic Center. She is shown with husband, Jimmy. Friends and family turned out for refreshments and fellowship. Her birthday was in late August.

Validation for saying ‘bless you’ for sneezes

* In the Talmud, a central text of Rabbinic Judaism, sneezing is called “pleasure sent from God.” * Those who study such things say that when faced with a crisis situation, the average woman tends to remain calmer than the average man. * You might be surprised to learn that the first printing press in North America was not anywhere […]

Awards presented at Clarke Farmers Federation meeting

Two recognitions were made at the Aug. 25 annual meeting of the Clarke County Farmers Federation. In the left photo, Vivian Paul, county president, presents a plaque to Charles Finch of Jackson on his retirement from the Board of Directors of the Clarke County Farmers Federation. He has had many years of dedicated service to the organization. In the right […]

Church News

Rock Bar Baptist Church will continue its Revival Thursday, Sept. 15 and end Friday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The evangelist will be Rev. Nicholas Howell, pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church of Coffeeville. Rev. Amos Hill is the pastor. Williams Temple C.M.E. Church of Thomasville will continue its Revival Thursday, Sept. 15 and end Friday, Sept. 16 at […]

Fall in love in with Brussells sprouts

Brussels sprouts have gotten a bad name lately, but they were very popular during the 16th century in the southern Netherlands and Northern Europe. They may have been grown in Belgium as early as 1200, and are named for Brussels, the country’s capital. These tiny members of the cabbage and mustard family also have cancer-fighting phytochemicals, are high in vitamin […]

Group paints 96 Paw prints at Clarke County High

Clarke County High Principal Debra Dennis asked the CCHS QB Club to paint the paw prints along Dubose Avenue that runs along the school. The group painted 96 paw prints on Sept 3. Starting at 7:30 a.m. and finished at 9:30 a.m. Not all who helped were QB or Coaches Club members, they just wanted to help. The paw prints […]

THS Tigers to host Monroe County Tigers

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (2-0, 1-0 in Class 4A, Region 1) will host region opponent, the Monroe County High Tigers of Monroeville (3-1, 1-1 in region play), Friday, Sept. 16 at D.F. Anderson Field. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Monroe County is often known as more successful in basketball than football, but THS head football coach Jack […]

JA uses big second half to beat CPS

The Clarke Prep School Gators (0-3) have a tough non-region slate over the next three weeks before getting back into Class AA region games. That stretch starts Friday when they host archrival Patrician at Hamilton Field. The Saints, in Class A, beat new AISA member North River Christian of Tuscaloosa 35-6 last week. Following that the Gators face Tuscaloosa and […]

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