September 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

JHS’s homecoming parade today at 5:00

On Thursday, (today) Jackson High School will be having a homecoming parade. More...

Jackson PD to host annual Bike-A-Thon

The St. Jude More...

Special Sections

Church

Directory of Area Churches

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

Cancer survivor grateful for child’s unselfish prayer

In November of 2004, my stepdad, Pat Vice (Pat-Pat to all his grandchildren) was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer, stage one being the best, if there is a best, and four being the worst. More...

Church events announcements

Walker Springs Cemetery Association The Walker Springs Cemetery Association will be hosting their annual meeting on Sunday, Oct. 9, 3 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Walker Springs. More...

Editorials

Local police and firefighters deserve some recognition

Editor

Many people hardly ever stop to think that those who serve and protect us during times of emergency and/or natural disasters may themselves sometimes need some assistance. More...

Thanks to all involved in hurricane relief effort Legislative Report

Here I am once again writing to all of you about the effects of another hurricane. I must remind myself that it can always be worse. I know many of you had minor to extensive damage caused by Hurricane Katrina as did I. More...

Siegelman announcement big disappointment for Baxley

Alabama Scene

Don Siegelman is already in the Alabama political record book More...

People

Cards of Thanks

The family of Johnie Wilson wishes to express their appreciation for the many acts of love and compassion shown during the time of sickness and at the death of our loved one. More...

Mr. White and Miss Gibbs united in marriage July 9

Crystal Kayron Gibbs of Eight Mile and James Harold White Jr. of Salitpa were united in marriage on Saturday, July 9, 2005 at River Hill Baptist Church in Salitpa. More...

Homecoming set for Oct. 7-8 at University of Mobile

The University of Mobile invites alumni and parents to join current students for an %2780s-themed Homecoming and Parents Weekend on Oct. 7-8. More...

Jackson’s budget exceeds ‘historic’ $6 million

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Family flees Louisiana to escape Rita

Sarah and Johnny Miller welcomed 11 family members and friends from the Lake Charles, La. area who fled their homes in fear of what could have been another killer hurricane. More...

Annual Cheerleader Clinic will be Oct. 8

The 4th Annual Cheerleader Clinic for grades K-6th will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Gillmore Elementary School gym. Registration fee is $25 which includes a T-shirt. More...

Hunter education course to be offered

Classes will be offered Oct. 3, 4 and 5, 5-9 p.m., at Alabama Southern Community College Thomasville campus. (See more on page 3-B) More...

News

Area Obituaries

Grimes

Patricia Yvonne Grimes, a native and resident of Wagarville, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005 at her residence. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Marriage license applications Thaddeus Ivon Lamont White, to Patricia Lucille Williams; Clarence E. Armstead, to Marenda Washington; Boyd Kayne Phillips, to Misty Lynn Bachman. More...

JPD Report

The Jackson Police Department reports the following activities for the week ending Sept. 24. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

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

Education

National Society of Collegiate Scholars inducts Alex James at UA

Charles Alexander More...

Area students receive honors at Auburn University-Montgomery

Auburn University in Montgomery held its summer commencement exercises on Aug. 6, 2005. More...

JMS students learn discipline

Jackson Middle School students are determined to be an academic success this year. More...

Sports

Aggies beat Bulldogs for braggin’ rights

The Jackson Aggies converted five turnovers into points as they beat the Bulldogs of Clarke County 33-12 Friday night at H.G. Prim Stadium, winning their third straight game. More...

Wildcats fall to Southern Choctaw

The first three quarters in the contest between Millry and the Southern Choctaw Indians looked like another classic between the two rivals. More...

Some teams having best season in several years

Sports Chatter

There is one thing for sure as we have pushed past the halfway point of this football season, that is some teams are just having their best season in several years. More...