July 16, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Rabies, EEE confirmed

A case of rabies and a case of encephalitis have both been confirmed in the Coffeeville area of Clarke County within the past week. More...

11-12-Year-Old All-Stars

District 3 LL champions
Special to The South Alabamian

Jackson defeated Choctaw-Washington 14-2, then advanced to the District 3 championship tournament, where they defeated Bay Minette in a best two out of three contest to move on to the state tournament, which will begin this Saturday in Sheffield at 7 More...

Special Sections

Education

State honors Theo Lewis and CCARC at convention

Theo Lewis, who receives support from the Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens Inc., was awarded the Bill Sackter Award for 2003 by the ARC of Alabama at its convention, which was June 20 in Montgomery. More...

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CCARC recognizes achievers Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) recently recognized the achievements of several staff and individuals in the Personal Outcomes Program. More...

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Children receive awards from library Approximately 95 children recently participated in the Summer Reading Program conducted at the H. W. Pearce Memorial Community House which was sponsored by the White Smith Memorial Library. More...

People

Miss Jones becomes bride of Mr. Buckner

Miss Emily Katherine Jones and Mr. Randall Heath Buckner were united in marriage on May 17 at Deerfoot Baptist Church in Trussville. More...

Atchisons to celebrate 50th anniversary July 27

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Atchison (the former Elizabeth A. Howell) of McIntosh, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 27. More...

Families needed for foster care and adoption

The Washington and Clarke County Departments of Human Resources are in need of local families to become approved foster care and/or adoption resources. More...

Bandits attempt home invasion with cap guns

SA Editor

Two would-be robbers attempted a home invasion robbery on Warren Street in Jackson, last Wednesday, using what is believed to have been children More...

778th to return Friday

SA Editor

Due to out-processing delays at Ft. Benning, Ga., the return of the 778th Maintenance Company, based in Monroeville and Jackson, which was scheduled for last Saturday, is slated to take place this Friday. More...

South Alabamian has new website

The South Alabamian can now be accessed by those who surf the Internet. More...

Family wants to find man who helped son

SA Editor

A Tibbie Family is hoping to find a Good Samaritan who helped their son after an accident he had June 15, on U.S. 43 just north of Jackson. More...

Margie Sullivan honored in Louisiana

Ms. Margie Sullivan was recently honored in Gilbert, La. when the Secretary of State for Louisiana, Fox McKithen, proclaimed June 28 as Margie Sullivan Day. More...

News

Plans for children’s advocacy center under way

SA Publisher

Plans are under way to construct a children More...

Five men arrested after shooting incident at a Coffeeville garage

Five men were arrested by Coffeeville Police Chief Frankie Crawford last week following a shooting incident at Gilmore Garage in Coffeeville. More...

ONeal completes deployment

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanifer ONeal, daughter of James Clarke of Thomasville, recently completed a deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, homeported More...

Editorials

Editor’s Notes

By
Evan
Carden
SA Editor
Amber alert system is good, but needs improvement

On Tuesday, the Amber Alert System, which is activated through the media by law enforcement officials to find children reported missing, was utilized in Alabama. More...

We should all take a lesson from the Good Samaritan

In this week More...

Jim Davidson

Syndicated Columnist
Psycho learning

The American journalist Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) once said that "Learning is dust shaken out of a book and into an empty skull." That statement certainly has merit, but if Mr. More...