May 20, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

East-West All-Star game played

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Church

Directory of Area Churches

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

214 College Ave. More...

OBITUARIES

John Moore Ferguson

John Moore Ferguson, 93, died May 12, 2004 at Washington County Infirmary. He was a resident of Chatom and a native of Yarbo. A retired superintendent of Ozark Lumber Company, he was a member of Barlow Methodist Church. More...

Rev. Dr. Nichols III to be special guest at St. Peter’s

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Editorials

Publisher’s Comments

High School seniors in Clarke and Washington Counties are in the midst of graduation commencements. Jackson Academy seniors will graduate tonight (Thursday) and those at Clarke Prep in Grove Hill and Thomasville High will walk Friday night. More...

Tips to help battle soaring gas prices

The Science, Technology and Energy Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs has put together recommendations that can help consumers counter the soaring price of gasoline. More...

Jim Davidson

Back in the early 1800s there was a famous slogan that went "Go West Young Man, Go West." Many did, seeking their fortune and a better life for themselves and their families. More...

People

Family reunion planned

May 30 at Old Lock and Dam

The fourth annual family reunion of all the descendants of Ida and John Neugent, Edna and Bud Neugent, Adley and Henry Neugent, Lena and Earnest Neugent, Mamie and Irby Neugent, Lula and John Dunn, Becky and Bob Presnell, Alice and George Morgan and More...

Thornton - Daugherty were united in marriage May 14

Franci Ree Daugherty and Bradley Charles Thornton were united in holy matrimony on Friday, May 14, 2004 at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion in Mobile. More...

Descendants of Agnes and Matt Williamson to gather May 23

The descendants of Agnes and Matt Williamson will gather on Sunday, May 23 beginning at 11 a.m. at the home of Jan and Rocky Williamson in Marion Junction for a family reunion. More...

Officers injured in altercation with suspect

A McIntosh man is being held in the Washington County Jail after causing injury to a deputy and a McIntosh police officer last Thursday. More...

McIntosh man facing attempted murder charges in knifing

A McIntosh man faces attempted murder charges after he allegedly tried to cut the throat of his common-law wife. More...

Slayton takes top spot in La. chainsaw competition

SA Editor

Wayne Slayton, owner of Slayton Brothers in Jackson, recently took the top prize in the annual Louisiana State Chainsaw Competition. More...

Chatom PD gets Taser

A meth-crazed felon confronts police officers with a gun in his hand, threatening their lives and his own as part of a delusional rant. The officers have their sidearms drawn, ready for the predictable and tragic ending they all know is coming. More...

News

Passed tax cut bill includes Sessions’ timber tax proposal

Legislation to provide tax cut for American manufacturers included a proposal authored by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R) that would allow more timber owners to be eligible for lower capital gains tax rates. More...

Jackson Police Report

The following Jackson Police Department activity report covered the period of May 10 - 16. More...

‘Cool Ray’ Breedlove performs

The residents of Jackson Health Care Facility were treated to some "cool" tunes recently, when Mike "Cool Ray" Breedlove and other staff members of Hospice South and Jackson Health Care provided some musical entertainment by perfo More...

Coming Events

VFW 5355 meetings

The VFW Post 5355 will meet the third Thursday of every month, 6 p.m., at the VFW Club on Club Wiley Road. More...

Education

Clarke Prep student receives top honors

Heather Nicole Robertson of Clarke Preparatory School has been honored by three outstanding Academic National Scholars Societies. More...

AISA Art Show winners

The local Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) recently conducted its art show at Jackson Academy. More...

Gordon selected into USAA

The United States Achieve-ment Academy announced that Natosha Q. Gordon of Jackson was named as a U.S. National Award Winner in mathematics. More...

Sports

Eagles place third in state tournament

Too many mistakes, that More...

Lady Wildcats fall to Addison in tourney

The trip to the state softball Class 1A tournament was short-lived for the Lady Wildcats of Millry High School, but the experience will be worth it as they return all of the players for next year More...

Evans signs with Mississippi college

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