September 17, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11

SA Correspondent

Charity Syphrit, daughter of Mike and Kay Syphrit, has been selected as Fire Prevention Queen for 2003. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church of the Week

Evergreen Baptist Church More...

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

U.S. Hwy. 43 North, Jackson
Center Point Baptist Church
Hwy. 154 - Coffeeville
Cliff Scarbrugh, Pastor
First Baptist Church - Jackson

214 College Ave. More...

Old-fashioned creek baptism held in Winn

On the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 7, about 30 people took a virtual step back in time when they witnessed an old-fashioned creek baptism in the Winn Community. More...

Editorials

Now is the time for real government reform

Guest Editorial

"The people of Alabama have spoken loud and clear," declared Gov. Riley after he learned that nearly seven in 10 voters rejected his $1.2 billion tax increase last Tuesday. More...

Closing of St. Stephens Park would be a great loss to the entire state

This past Friday, St. Stephens Historical Commission Director Jim Long received word that the funds, which keep the park operating, had been zeroed out by the governor as part of his budget cut proposals to the Legislature. More...

Alabama Scene

Syndicated Columnist
Upcoming special session
promises to be a bloodbath

About as emphatically as they could the voters of Alabama told Gov. Bob Riley what he could do with his $1.2 billion tax-accountability package. More...

People

Four Seasons Garden Club conducts meeting Sept. 11

The Four Seasons Garden Club in Jackson met at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 at the First Presbyterian Church with Peggy Smith presiding as president. More...

Photo

Children enjoy Story Time at library Children recently enjoyed the first week of Story Time at White Smith Memorial Library. They will take part in Camp Read A Lot until Nov. More...

Mississippi Pecan Festival

Sept. 27-28 in Richton, Miss. More...

St. Stephens Park on chopping block

SA Editor

Historic St. Stephens Park has fallen victim to Gov. Bob Riley More...

Jackson man sought after shooting incident

A Jackson man is being sought by police after a shooting which occurred Monday night. More...

Heart attack victim thankful for his ‘second family’

Burton Dillard is thankful for a lot of things, especially his friends at the Jackson Steakhouse. More...

News

Cousins arrested after trying to buy drugs

Two cousins were arrested Sept. 10 after Task Force One agents received information they were trying to purchase drugs. More...

Indian artifact specialists to be in Grove Hill this Saturday

People who own Indian ar-tifacts can get questions answered about them this Saturday by archaeologists from two area universities. More...

Dairy Queen to give away ice cream cones

Those who want a cool treat Monday, Sept. 22, can get one for free when the local Dairy Queen restaurant will give away one free five-ounce vanilla ice cream cone to each customer to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ice cream cone. More...

Coming Events

‘55 Alive’ driving class

AARP will be presenting the driving instruction class entitled "55 Alive", for a $10 fee, Thursday, Oct. 2, at the First Presbyterian Church, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with a one-hour break for the lunch period. More...

Education

Alabama Southern announces summer semester honors list

A number of students have been named to honor lists for summer 2003 semester at Alabama Southern Community College. Students must take at least 12 semester hours of credits to be eligible. More...

Mathews graduates UA

Mrs. Gena DeAnn Richardson Mathews graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Aug. 11, 2003 in the Coleman Coliseum. More...

October ACT test deadline Friday

College-bound high school students who want to take the ACT Assessment on the Oct. 25 national test date should register by the postmark deadline of Sept. 19. More...

Sports

Eagles win key region game over Autauga

SA Correspondent

The Jackson Academy Eagles got a key region win Friday night, when they traveled to face Autauga Academy and held their opponents to just one touchdown. More...

BassMasters tournament planned for Sept. 27

The Pine Belt BassMasters Coffeeville Open Tournament will be Sept. 27, beginning at the first safe light until 3 p.m. More...

Whippets get whipped by Millry H.S. Wildcats

SA Correspondent

The Millry Wildcats shut out the Frisco City Whippets 9-0 last Friday night in a tough defensive battle at Britton Stadium. More...