June 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Election contest hearing set

A subcommittee of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee will hear a District 4 Board of Education election contest Friday. More...

Washington County Junior Miss chosen

Elizabeth Howell, center, a student at Jackson Academy, was recently chosen Washington More...

Chatom man charged with theft of guns

A Chatom man was arrested June 22 and charged with the theft of three guns from the Sam Seay Road residence of Glenn Sansing. More...

Special Sections

Church

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...

Cedar Curve Church of God celebrating 12th homecoming

The Cedar Curve Church of God will be celebrating its 12th homecoming on July 2. More...

92nd Annual Women's Convention set for July 14-15

The 92nd annual session of the Women's Conference Auxiliary to the Union Missionary Baptist District Association will be conducted with Rocky Mountain Missionary Baptist Church of Jackson July 14-15 from 5-9 p.m. More...

Editorials

Publisher's Comments

Newspaper gets caught in crossfire

The political season can be nerve-racking not only for the candidates and the voters but also for folks in the newspaper business too. More...

Alabama Scene

Recent poll shows surprising results

Here we go again...and it is the same song, second verse. More...

Hopes decisions made June 6 won't set Washington County back another twenty years

Dear Editor, I would like to say that I ran a clean campaign for sheriff of Washington County. Not once did I accept money from the "crooks" that have for years financed the corrupt political structure of this county. More...

People

Cards of Thanks

The family of Lloyd T. Willoughby would like to thank our friends for the gifts, concerns and prayers during our recent bereavement. You provided us with so much moral encouragement when it was needed. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Atchison to be honored with 50th anniversary reception July 8

Mr. and Mrs. David Carl Atchison of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2006. More...

Raine Williamson to exchange vows July 8

Lucille Jackson DuBose of Jackson announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Rita Jackson Raine, to Eric Williamson of Prichard, son of the Mildred Williamson of Prichard and the late Robert "Bobcat" Blackshed. More...

Computers stolen from Jackson High

Burglars struck Jackson High School sometime during the past week, making off with approximately $17,000 worth of computers. More...

Teen dies in wreck

A Grove Hill teenager was killed in an accident on Highway 154 at midnight Saturday. More...

Honoring one of Jackson's highly decorated World War II veterans

Ernest C. McCorquodale Sr. fought in the Battle of the Bulge

The spring and summer months are perhaps the most patriotic times for many Americans, with the observance of Memorial Day and the July 4th holiday just a little over a month apart. More...

Two die on WashCo roads

Two separate automobile crashes resulted in the deaths of two people on roads in Washington County last week. More...

News

Clarke County Courthouse receives bomb threat

A bomb threat was called into the Clarke County Courthouse shortly after 8 o'clock Wednesday morning. The building was quickly evacuated and searched but no bomb was found. A suspect was picked up not long afterwards. More...

Jackson to conduct first fireworks display in six years

This Fourth of July, the city of Jackson will conduct its first fireworks display since New Years 2000. More...

Hail knocks fruit from trees

Lola Carter of Salitpa said that hail and rain came down 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...

Sports

Local students selected to play at Troy University in 2006 ABCA All-Star game this weekend

Two Jackson High School (JHS) baseball players have been selected to play in the 2006 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Star Game June 30-July 2 at Troy University. More...

Waverunners place second following 2006 Fairhope Area Swim Team

On June 17, Jackson Waverunners hosted Fairhope, Monroeville and Orange Beach. Fairhope took a strong win placing Jackson in second place. More...

Dixie League 13-Year-Old All-Stars

Jackson's 13-Year-Old Dixie League All-Stars will be playing this weekend at North Jackson More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Tolbert Virginia Tolbert, 68, a native of McIntosh and a resident of Sunflower, died June 23, 2006 at her residence. More...

Jackson Municipal Court records

The following information has been supplied by the Jackson Municipal Court for June 22. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Over 25 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. More...