May 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

State aviation officer to speak at Jackson's Memorial Day ceremony

State Aviation Officer for the Alabama National Guard, Col. Charles A. Bonasera, will be the featured speaker at Jackson's Memorial Day ceremony, Monday, May 29. More...

Special Sections

Church

Cook Family to sing at Clearwater Assembly of God

The Joe Cook Family from Harrisonburg, La. will be singing at Clearwater Assembly More...

Church of the Week

Centerpoint Baptist Church in Coffeeville
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Spiritual Beliefs

Another day late and $3.96 short this time

No day is complete for me unless I forget something. It does not matter what I forget as long as what I forget disrupts my day in some way. Rare is the day in May when I forget to forget something. More...

Editorials

Congressional Report

House rejects offshore drilling proposal

Last week, the House passed two of the appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2007. The first, the Interior Appropriations bill passed the House by a vote of 293-128. More...

Other Opinions

Chess Bedsole for auditor

If you prefer that fresh scrubbed look in your politicians, the Republican race for state auditor might be to your liking. More...

Alabama Scene

Odds are against Lt. Govs seeking governor's office

Every now and then I have this strong urge to share a little political history with you and what I share with you in this column is very relevant to the 2006 Democratic gubernatorial primary. More...

People

McClinton Webb engagement announced

Dr. and Mrs. Joe David McClinton of Montgomery announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth, to Collins Lawton Webb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Lee Webb Jr. of Blueridge. More...

Beck Jones to be wed June 10

Gloria and Henry Beck of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, April, to Terryllance Jones, son of Debbie Jones and Joe Phillips, all of Jackson. More...

Family reunion set for Sunday at Old Lock

All descendants and friends of Ida and John Neugent, Edna and William "Bud" Neugent, Adley and Henry Neugent, Lena and Earnest Neugent, Mamie and Irby Neugent, Lula and John Dunn, Becky and Bob Presnall, Alice and George Morgan and Julia and Owen DuB More...

Jackson native shows President Bush innovative research at Tuskegee Univ.

Jackson native Dangale C. Robinson recently helped give President George W. Bush a brief overview of the innovative field of nanotechnology at Tuskegee University. More...

Full-color magazine touts many assets of city of Jackson

Aglossy, full color, 38-page magazine promoting Jackson and the surrounding area is included in today's issue of More...

JIS Principal Cindy Boykin retiring

Cindy Boykin has seen a lot during her years in education, and she doesn't regret a single minute of it. More...

News

Correction

Two transfers within the Child Nutrition Program in the Clarke County School System were listed incorrectly last week. Shirley James, who was CNP manager at Coffeeville High School, was named CNP assistant manager at the school. More...

Tips offered for successful weight loss plan

Weight loss is one of the goals many people strive to conquer, but many fail to accomplish. Why not try a different approach? Develop a plan that you can easily fit into your lifestyle and try to follow it. But make sure your plan is a SMART one. More...

Three arrested for gun thefts from Thomasville camphouse

Three Pine Hill men were arrested Monday for stealing guns at a Thomasville camphouse over the weekend. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

JMC offers diabetes classes Diabetes classes are offered at Jackson Medical Center on Tuesday nights. Please call 251246-9021 for class schedules. More...

Education

Clarke and Washington students receive ASCC scholarships

Dr. John A. Johnson, president of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced the recipients of scholarships for 2006 from Clarke and Washington counties. More...

Boise demonstrates recycle operations to JIS students

LaRosia McKenzie's fourth grade class at Jackson Intermediate School had the opportunity to see how the recycle department operates at Boise. More...

Jackson Middle School announces top averages

Jackson Middle School recognizes students with the Top 10 averages. More...

Sports

State tournaments played in Montgomery

American Christian wins top spot in 1A

The state baseball tournament was held in Montgomery last week at Patterson Field and Riverwalk Stadium. More...

St. James takes 4A state softball title after emerging from the bracket

The state softball championships were held this past week in Montgomery at Lagoon Park. More...

Puttin' the crunch on

Jackson High's Steve King (No. 65) and Tony Ivory (No. 28) put the crunch on a Choctaw County High ball carrier during last Tuesday's Spring Jamboree. The Aggies hosted the event Tuesday and were able to pull out one win over Choctaw County 24-0. More...

For the Record

JPD Report

The following recent activities were reported by the Jackson Police Department. More...

May 18 municipal court verdicts

The following information was provided by the Jackson Municipal Court for May 18 verdicts. More...

Area Obituaries

Gregory Ann Adeline Gregory, 69, died May 15, 2006 at a local hospital. She was a native of Beatrice and a resident of Whatley. A homemaker, she was a member of Horeb Baptist Church in Whatley. More...