May 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Banker’s wife talks about life-threatening kidnapping

Being kidnapped was the last thing Virginia Beech ever thought would happen to her, but she is grateful to be alive after she was taken from her Frankville home on the morning of May 3. More...

Louisiana man and Chatom man held in kidnapping

A Louisiana man was arrested by FBI agents last Thursday, and charged with the May 3 kidnapping of a Chatom banker More...

Jackson Nutrition Center plans big celebration to mark 20th anniversary

The Jackson Nutrition Center will celebrate its 20th anniversary, May 17, with a program featuring local entertainment and a picnic lunch. More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Obituaries

Fred Pugh

Fred Pugh, 77, a native and resident of the Winn community of Jackson, died May 9, 2005 at his home. A retired logger, he was a member of Berry More...

Directory of Area Churches

ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God Coffeeville Road More...

God is still God, no matter if you grew up with 8-tracks or CDs

I was at my mom and dad More...

Education

Area students graduate from Troy State University

A Birmingham banker and former member of the Troy University Board of Trustees told Troy graduates Friday that having a vision for their lives is the key to success in any endeavor. More...

JA students raise $2,625.24 in math-a-thon

Students at Jackson Academy raised $2,625.24 in the school math-a-thon for the St. Jude Children More...

Wilson receives award

Barbara Wilson, center, a teacher at Jackson Academy, was recently named the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) More...

Sports

Lady Bears are Sectional Tournament champs

The Leroy High School Lady Bears softball team won four out of five games to claim the sectional tournament championship this past Thursday and Friday in Chatom. More...

Major League Results

Sammie Coates picked up the win on the mound for the Fire Dept. Chris Ervin was 1-for-4, Joseph Alday 1-for-3, Coates 3-for-3, and Cole Gunter was 2-for-2. More...

Minor League Results

Fish House 6 - Boise 5 Joshua Carpenter and Sawyer Rotch had three hits each for the Fish House. More...

‘Yes’ to Jackson alcohol sales

Beer sales by the Fourth of July?

Jackson citizens endorsed legalized alcohol sales in a historic referendum Tuesday. More...

Votes by district

Full Story

Drys spend most money

The "drys" outspent the "wets" on the alcoholic beverage referendum in Jackson over the past four to five weeks. More...

Jackson juniors win big in Clarke Junior Miss

The 14 Clarke County Junior Miss contestants displayed a variety of talent performances during the pageant at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill Saturday evening. More...

JA hires combo coach, headmaster

Current Pickens Academy Headmaster and Head Football Coach Lynn Wright has accepted the position of headmaster and head football coach at Jackson Academy for the 2005-06 school year. More...

News

Clarke Commissioners look at closing Love Road to trucks

Clarke County Commission-ers have asked county attorney Bruce Wilson and County Engineer Sam Noble to look into the possibility of closing Love Road, formerly known as the Landfill Road, to truck traffic. More...

Drugs found at residence on Asbury Rd. in Grove Hill

Not paying child support led to other serious problems for Reginald Everett Pippen and his girlfriend Lisa Johnson. More...

C-ville and West Bend-Bethel fire departments conduct survey

The Coffeeville and West Bend volunteer fire departments with the assistance of the retired senior volunteers will be conducting a survey to determine how many households in the above mentioned fire department districts need alarms. More...

Coming Events

JMC offers diabetes classes

Diabetes classes are offered at Jackson Medical Center on Tuesday nights. Please call 251-246-9021 for class schedules. More...

Auditions to be held at TUMC May 14-15 for ‘Plaza Suite’

Auditions for Neil Simon More...

‘Spring 2005 Showcase’ this weekend at BTAPC

The Ballet & Theatre Arts Performing Companies and The Ballet & Theatre Arts School in Gilbertown are presenting their More...

Editorials

Correction

Last week More...

Let’s get back that friendly, small town feeling we love so well

Editor

Like many in Jackson I am glad that this election is over. I have heard a great deal of bickering and people speaking badly about the two different opposing views. More...

Mini-revolt in Senate aimed at removing Barron from power

Alabama Scene

In French it is called a More...

People

Clanton Reunion held April 24

The annual Clanton reunion was held Sunday, April 24 at the residence of Henry and Kathleen Dunagan in Coffeeville. Descendants and friends of George William and Janie Etheredge Clanton numbered over 100. More...

JHS’s Williams chosen Clarke County Junior Miss

Jackson High School junior Jessica Williams was selected as the 2006 Clarke County Junior Miss May 7 at the Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. More...

Event Sponsors

Alabama Power Company Jessica Horner Arts Council of Thomasville Judge and Mrs. William Kimbrough More...