March 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Stephens Park to reopen Friday

Park features new horse trail

The Historic Old St. Stephens Park and Museum will be open for business once again beginning this Friday and St. Stephens Historical Commission Director Jim Long said things are looking up by way of funding for the park. More...

McMillan running for Dist. 22 Senate seat

Stockton native John McMillan has announced his candidacy for the Ala-bama State Senate from District 22. More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Church Directory

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

SAINT PATRICK

S aint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was actually born in Great Britain around the year 385. As a young man, he was captured and sold as a slave in Ireland where he was forced to tend sheep. More...

Keith Williams to speak at Aglow International meeting

Keith Williams, a native of Irvington and a resident of Wagarville, will be the guest speaker at the Aglow International meeting on Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m. at Jackson City Hall in downtown Jackson. More...

Editorials

New book says Alabama tops at 'mudslinging'

Publisher's Comments

Alabama has made the top of a list again. But, like so many other times, it isn%27t a top spot to be proud of. More...

We may finally get to see the race we've dreamed of

Alabama Scene

Try as I might, I still can%27t get anyone close to the man to tell me what his political intentions are. More...

March is Women's History Month

Legislative Report

From the classroom to the boardroom and from the athletic field to the battlefield, women are excelling as leaders in all walks in life. More...

People

Photo

It's hard to express our deep feeling of appreciation to our many friends and family for the love and support shown us during Robert's surgery and recovery. Thank you for the money, cards, food, flowers, visits, calls and most of all your prayers. More...

Turley - Atchison united in marriage

Traci Augusta Atchison and Michael Franklin Turley Jr. of Alcoa, Tenn., were united in marriage on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006. More...

Mr. and Mrs. McLendon celebrating 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Neal McLendon of Millers Ferry and formerly of Jackson, will be honored with a 50th wedding anniversary reception at Riverview Baptist Church at Millers Ferry on Sunday, March 19, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. More...

WashCo student killed in crash with school bus

Residents of the Fruitdale community are mourning the loss of a beloved student of Fruitdale High School. More...

Troy King outlines sex offender law at Domestic Violence Conference

Domestic violence and abuse can affect not only those involved, but the community as well. More...

Bailey announces bid for circuit judgeship

Chris Bailey has qualified as a Democratic candidate for circuit judge for the First Judicial Circuit. The First Judicial Circuit includes all of Clarke, Choctaw and Washington counties. More...

Brunson to vie for Clarke Co. coroner

Kevin Brunson has announced he will run as a Democratic candidate for Clarke County Coroner. More...

News

Nutrition tips offered for participants in Get Lost in Jackson program

Balance your calorie intake with exercise for a healthy weight. Overeating or under-exercising upsets your calorie balance. Extra pounds result. More...

Get Lost in Jackson update

April Class Schedule April 11 (Tuesday) More...

February drawing at Boise

Get Lost in Jackson%27s drawing for the month of February was conducted at Boise. Frances Moseley won the $100. Her weigh station is Jackson Middle School. Total weight lost for all participants in February was 1,960 pounds. 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

Jackson High School spirit blankets on sale

The Jackson High School Diamond Club is selling JHS spirit blankets. The blanket makes a great gift for graduation, birthdays and Christmas. More...

UAB offers summer program for children with ADHD

Making friends, playing sports and working out disagreements with playmates. While any one of these might come easy to most children, they can be difficult for children with behavior or social-emotional functioning disorders. More...

JMS visits GES to read Dr. Seuss

On March 2, 38 students from Jackson Middle School (JMS) travelled to Gillmore Elementary School (GES) to read Dr. Seuss books to the children. The JMS students are affiliated with the "Read Across America" celebration. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles start strong

March 3 JA 10 - SCA 2 The Jackson Academy Lady Eagles traveled to Toxey for their first game of the season and came away with a 10-2 victory. More...

Lady Wildcats take third at tourney

The Lady Wildcat softball team traveled to Orange Beach over the weekend and participated in the Dolphin Classic Softball Tournament. More...

Aggies drop two, win one during week

The Jackson High School Aggie Baseball team went through a tough week, but ended in winning fashion. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Deas

Alice Marie Myrick Deas, a native of Coffeeville and a resident of Lakeview Assisted Living Facility in Sweet Water, died March 8, 2006 at the age of 90. More...

Jackson Municipal Court Results

The following information reflects the verdicts on the Jackson Municipal Court Record of March 9. More...

Jackson Police Report

The Jackson Police Depart-ment reported the following recent activities: More...