June 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Pezent expects huge sendoff for fourth mission trip

Ray Pezent of Jackson is preparing to embark on his fourth 100-day mission trip traveling around the country on his Harley Davidson motorcycle feeding the hungry and ministering to prisoners. More...

MOWA Indians conduct annual Pow-Wow

Members of the MOWA band of Choctaw Indians gathered in McIntosh this past Friday and Saturday for their annual PowWow, which is conducted the third week of June each year. More...

Special Sections

Church

Williams prepares to pay off high enrollment challenge at Stave Creek

"Pucker up Bro. More...

Leavins performs July 2 at First Baptist Church

Stephanie Leavins will be performing on Sunday, July 2, 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jackson. More...

Upcoming Church Events

Cedar Fork Baptist Church Family and Friends Day is planned for July 2, 12 noon at Cedar Fork Baptist Church. More...

Sports

McIntosh teams compete in exhibition games

The McIntosh Youth 14-and -under basketball team won an exhibition game Friday night against the Mobile Clippers 6153. More...

Jackson Waverunners defeat Bluewave

On June 3, Jackson Waverunners came out with a strong win, 203-87, against the BMAC Bluewave of Daphne only to drop back June 10 when Lake Forest Swim Team and the Gators came to town with scores of 174, 164 and Jackson at 82 respectively. More...

Dixie League 14-Year-Old All-Stars and top teams announced

Jackson Dixie League's regular season came to an end recently and the 2006 14-year-old All-Stars More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Brunson Mabel W. Brunson, 77, a native and resident of Grove Hill, died June 20, 2006 at a local health care facility. She was a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church and was a retired machine operator for Vanity Fair Mills. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Marriage license applications Orlando Grabarkewitz Robinson, to Melinda Marie Holcome; Terrylance Konik Jones, to April Tyrell Beck; Douglas Jerome Myles, to Pandora Gates; Terrill Lewis Hodge, to Crystal Ashley Gainer; Josh Ryan Johnston, to Ama More...

Clarke County Sentencing

Laddarios Wright was sentenced to life in prison at his sentencing hearing June 6. Judge Thomas Baxter presided over the hearing. More...

Jackson man charged with enticing child

A Jackson man was arrested two weeks in a row for trying to entice a child into performing sexual acts. More...

injured in wreck

According to Jackson Police, in an early afternoon wreck, Monday, June 19, Edward Joseph Linton, 55, of Jackson pulled out in More...

WashCo departments battle fires

Fires were started by what local officials believe to be an arsonist in the McIntosh area on More...

Roadblock results in illegal drug and gun possession charges

A checkpoint set up on Johnny Johnson Road near McIntosh by Washington County deputies resulted in illegal drug and gun possession charges for two McIntosh men. More...

News

Thomasville Police help nab computer predator

Thomasville Police officers aided the Gulf Shores Police Department in the arrest of a man they referred to as a "computer predator." More...

Local Little League team takes annual trip to Atlanta

For the past 29 years, the Little League team sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club has raised funds for a trip to Atlanta to see "the big boys" play. More...

Snags largemouth bass

Albert Garrett of Jackson was fishing at Kimbell Lake June 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...

Editorials

Alabama Scene

No legal recourse to recover money spent on defense

It is a hypothetical question which may be moot by the time you read this, but several readers of this column have posed a similar question: More...

Publisher's Comments

Dan Rather's 'bulldog reporting' will be missed

Longtime CBS newsman and Evening News anchor Dan Rather got the boot this week, ending a 44-year stellar career with the network. More...

Legislative Update

State needs water policy

Summer is a great time to be near the water. Whether it's swimming, boating, or just lounging nearby, spending time by water is a nice way to beat the grueling summer heat, and can provide a good time for everyone. More...

People

Cards of Thanks

The family of Dr. Charles H. Jordan would like to extend its appreciation and thanks for the many expressions of love and concern during Charles' long illness and at his death. We will always remember your kindness. More...

Sharpe Bridges to say vows July 22

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Sharpe of Half Acre announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Suanna P. Sharpe of Half Acre, to Justin M. Bridges of Jackson, son of Dr. Glen and Dickie Bridges, also of Jackson. More...

Several events honor Sharpe Bridges

Suanna Sharpe of Half Acre and Justin Bridges of Jackson were honored with several parties and showers. More...