July 15, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Army awards Jackson native Bronze Star

Jackson native Billy Todd was recently awarded the Bronze Star Medal for "exceptional meritorious service," while serving as a member of a task force during Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

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OBITUARIES

Willie Grace Lane

Willie Grace Lane, 88, a native of Washington County and a resident of Wagarville, died July 7, 2004 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. She was a retired registered nurse for Olin Chemical in McIntosh. More...

Church announcements

Calvary Baptist Church

There will be a gospel singing at Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood (four miles north of Grove Hill) Saturday, July 17 at 7 p.m. More...

Jackson residents travel on mission trip

Jackson residents, the Rev. E.C. Russell, Ben Russell, Terra Wilson and Candace Andrews, along with a group of 46 other Alabama youth and adults, participated in an eight-day mission trip to the Canary Islands. More...

Sports

13-Year-Old All-Stars dominate Daphne

Jackson team heads for state playoffs in Troy as top seed for the south district; tournament begins this Friday
Special to
The South Alabamian

The Jackson Dixie League 13-year-old All-Stars continued their post season success by winning the District 7 Sub-District Tournament. More...

Photo

The 13-Year-Old Dixie League All-Stars (front row, L-R) are Austin Matheson, Matthew Watkins, Logan Breedlove, William Taylor, John-David Mitchell, Jeremy Armistead, Coach Dean Moseley; (back row, L-R) are Coach Keith Mitchell, Mack Outlaw, Will Ste More...

11-Year-Old All-Stars are District 3 Champions

Special to
The South Alabamian

The Jackson 11-Year-Old All-Stars won the District 3 Championship Saturday night in Gilbertown by defeating South Monroe, for the second time, in an 18-3 contest. More...

Arrests made in afternoon drug bust

Several McIntosh residents were arrested last Wednesday afternoon after law enforcement officers from four departments executed a search warrant on a residence in the Fairford community. More...

Chase ends with crashed stolen truck

Jackson Police are looking for a black male who fled the scene of a crash early Monday morning following a chase by police through the streets of Jackson. More...

Masseys send home photos of time spent in Iraq

Alliece Massey takes comfort in the fact that her three sons are together while serving with the 711th Signal Battalion of the Alabama National Guard in Iraq. More...

Yard of the Month announced

The Four Seasons Garden Club recently announced that the residence of Penny and Larry Jones, located at 103 Plantation Trace, has been chosen as the Yard of the Month for July. More...

News

Water line bursts near Highway 177 in Jackson

A water line burst this past Friday, causing some residents along Highway 177 in Jackson to be without water for a good portion of the following day while it was being repaired. More...

Jackson Police Activity Report for week ending July 10

Activities
Theft of property report from the 100 block of Industrial Park on July 8.

Criminal mischief reported on the 500 block of E. Pearl Street. A vehicle sustained $250 of damages. More...

Benefit planning meeting for Moseley fund-raiser scheduled for Sunday

There will be a meeting at the Jackson Steakhouse meeting room Sunday, July 18, 1 p.m. to plan a benefit for Danny Moseley who has cancer. Those interested in helping in any way with the benefit are urged to attend. More...

Coming Events

VFW 5355 meetings

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

Editorials

Chamber Notes

As concerned citizens of the City of Jackson, we have got to instill pride in our community. We must join together to make Jackson a more beautiful place to live. More...

Residents should be responsible enough to clean up their own messes

The Jackson City Council deserves some praise if they follow through with plans to enforce ordinances that allow them to force citizens to clean up unsightly and sometimes dangerous property. More...

Alabama Scene

Somebody once said that if you want to kill a proposal, send it to a committee to be studied. More...

People

April Blackledge honored at showers

April Lauren Blackledge, the former April Wiggins, and bride of Brian Carroll Blackledge, was honored with a shower and tea. More...

Thibodeaux - Rocker to wed July 24

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thomas announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Walter Rocker of Mobile, to Betty Thibodeaux of Moss Point, Miss. More...

78th birthday celebration planned Saturday in honor of Lillian Holly

Everyone is invited to attend the 78th birthday celebration of Lillian B. Holly on Saturday, July 17, 2004, to be given by her children. More...