October 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Church

Area Obituaries

Beech

Ethel Bernice Beech, 82, died Oct. 2, 2005 at her home in Hobson. A native of Oxford, Miss., she was a homemaker and member of Pine Level Baptist Church in Hobson. More...

Cards of Thanks

The unexpected loss of a loved one is the hardest time anyone can face. It is made easier by having a loving and caring church family, relatives and friends. We take great comfort knowing Louie had so many people who cared. More...

I’m not a Christian, but I play one on Sunday

After more than three decades of church ministry, I have come to one unsettling conclusion. More...

Sports

One more and Aggies make playoffs!

Homecoming win over Andalusia puts JHS one step closer to post-season play

The Jackson Aggies turned a near tragedy into triumph as they won their fourth straight game, beating Andalusia 21-17, at Legion Field-Simpkins Stadium in Jackson. More...

This week’s games will determine playoff spots for some

Sports Chatter

Some teams in the area secured their playoff spot last week, some look to secure it this week and some teams are trying to find a way to hold themselves together. More...

Marengo Academy sponsoring deer hunt

Marengo Academy will sponsor its 10th annual deer hunt, Jan. 5-7, 2006. More...

People

Smith - Crocker exchange wedding vows at FUMC

Selina Ann Crocker and Thomas Ray Smith were united in marriage Saturday, June 4, 2005 at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. More...

Johnson - Beech to wed Nov. 5

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie W. Johnson of Gainestown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Marie, to Benjamin Brett Beech of Jackson, son of the late Jennifer Autry and Donald Beech of Chatom. More...

Tharpe family reunion planned for Oct. 15

Family and friends of the late Jesse Tharpe and Lena Ellen Pruitt Tharpe will meet on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the home of Margaret and Julius Moss. More...

Fire Prevention Week activities planned

Fire Prevention Week is an annual tradition in Jackson and is held in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association. The Jackson observance of Fire Prevention Week was started in 1950 and has been held annually since. More...

Local artist realizes lifelong dream

Local artist and Clarke County native Jannette Stoker has loved painting and the outdoors for most of her life and is now seeing some success while enjoying both. More...

News

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Bryant Henry Randall, to Debra Diane Sibley; Travarius Terrell Mobley, to Shakilla Laticia Williams; Brian Duane Clark, to Samantha Gay Lee. More...

JPD Report

The following activities were reported by the Jackson Police Department for the week ending Oct. 1. More...

Parent of JHS football player complains about head coach’s kick to the head

A parent of a child attending Jackson High School was at the most recent meeting of the Clarke County Board of Education to discuss an incident involving her child and Head Football Coach John Blackmon. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser Nov. 3

The Clarke-Washington County chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its annual fund-raising banquet Nov. 3 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson More...

Education

Free college planning book available for seniors

High school counselors across the state will soon be distributing free college admissions and financial aid guides to seniors. If you have a senior in your family who doesn More...

Editorials

Alabama guardsmen respond to tragedies and threats

Legislative Report

There is no doubt we have always respected the men and women of the Alabama National Guard. Yet as we watch them respond to the threats to Alabama and the nation, our appreciation and admiration for these citizen-soldiers has increased as well. More...

Bronner has done wonders for growth of RSA assets Alabama Scene

I have been a friend and admirer of Dr. David Bronner since the days when he was called a More...

Roberts sworn in as chief justice

Congressional Report

On Thursday, the United States Senate voted 78 to 22 to confirm Judge John Roberts Jr. as the 17th chief justice of the United States. Both of Alabama More...