May 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Saluting the best of the Class of 2005

Jackson High ValedictorianMallory Scogin More...

Special Sections

Church

Once we bring the concept of God into the mix, everything changes

Debates still rage across the country concerning the creation of the world. Court cases are still being fought over how our children should be taught in this controversial area. More...

Benefit scheduled for Allen Williams III May 29

There will be a benefit for Allen Williams III on Sunday, May 29 at 2:30 p.m. at Greater Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Walker Springs. More...

JA Children’s Choir participates

The Jackson Academy Children More...

Editorials

Don’t pay legislators for work not done

Publisher

SA Publisher If you call a plumber to your house and pay him to fix a leaky pipe and then you realize it is still leaking, you expect him to come back and fix it and not to charge you for the second visit. More...

It’s the little things in politics that kill you

Alabama Scene

James E. (Big Jim) Folsom, who taught me as much about politics as any governor I have ever known, once told me that it was the little things in politics that killed you, not the big things. More...

Hubbert wins, Alabama continues to lose

Guest Column

Now that we are mercifully at the end of the 2005 legislative session, it is time to determine who were the winners and losers. More...

People

Little Miss Leroy and Class Beauties chosen

Class Beauties announced

Class Beauties named at the Little Miss Leroy contest first row (L-R) are Caty O More...

Little Miss Leroy K-2 winners

Winners of the Little Miss Leroy kindergarten through second grade front row (L-R) are Madison Roe, first runner-up and Meghan McKee, Little Miss Leroy; back row (L-R) are kindergarten maid, Myesha Portis, second grade maid, Amber Staggs and first gr More...

LHS 3-5 grade beauties named

LHS 3-5 grade beauties (L-R) are Ginger Gartman, third grade; Charlie McCulley, fifth grade and Catherine Kennedy, fourth grade. More...

May 10 vote focus of council meeting

The May 10 vote, which allows the legal sale of alcoholic beverages in Jackson, was the number one subject at last Thursday More...

Kidnapping suspect being housed in Clarke Co. Jail

A Louisiana man wanted for the May 3 kidnapping of a Chatom banker More...

Governor signs Clarke County tag fee bill

Gov. Bob Riley inked a bill last Friday that will provide revenue to help purchase a site for a new wood products plant in Clarke County. More...

News

Gary Ray Evans Jr. gets 20 years for 2002 murder

Gary Ray Evans Jr. was convicted of murder and sentenced to 20 years in state prison during criminal jury week in circuit court of Washington County, May 2-6. More...

Donation to nutrition center

Becky Chastain (right), field representative for Woodmen of the World, recently presented a $200 check to the Jackson Nutrition Center. Accepting the check was the center More...

WashCo Commission grants abatement for industrial expansion

The Washington County Commission voted May 9 to grant a tax abatement for an industrial expansion, to sell a used backhoe loader and to employ three equipment operators in the road and bridge department. More...

Education

Jackson Middle School receives re-accreditation from SACS

Jackson Middle School has recently gone through re-accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). More...

Stout receives degree from University of South Alabama

Trista Annette Stout of Mobile received a bachelor More...

Alumni gather for JHS 20th reunion

Members of the Jackson High School Class of 1985 gathered for their 20-year class reunion at the Kimbell House in Jackson. More...

Sports

G.W. Long ends Bears’ bid for state baseball title

Leroy and G.W. Long squared off in the state baseball semi-finals at the %27POP%27 in Leroy Friday and Saturday, with the Bears losing their bid for a state title. More...

All-Stars named

The West team downed the East squad in the Mack Outlaw Memorial All-Star Game this past Saturday at Spec McCants Field in Jackson. More...

Minor League Results

Police Dept. 14 Pizza Hut 7 Adam Powell and Eastwood Thomas both had three hits each for the Police Department. More...