December 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Jacksonian wins Emmy

Four people from WKRG News 5 in Mobile won Emmy awards this past weekend in Miami, Fla. Arnell Hamilton (left) is a 1993 graduate of Jackson High School and won an emmy for his work as a photojournalist. More...

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Church

Church Announcements

Word of Truth Fellowship Church The Word of Truth Fellowship Church in Jackson will be hosting a special celebration honoring Pastors Marcus and Belinda Kelley on their fifth anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 10, 3 p.m. More...

Church of the Week

Ulcanush Baptist Church in Coffeeville More...

In the wee hours of a foggy morning an unknown soul cried

In my dotage I am beginning to understand the world around me in a clearer manner. The creche (manger scene) came out to a prominent place in our living room Sunday, minus the presence of the baby Jesus, as we began the season of preparation. More...

Sports

Bears raid the Raiders at Northcutt

Leroy in state game for third time in six seasons

The Leroy Bears made their second consecutive trip to the eastern part of Alabama as they came away with a 34-7 surprise blow-out victory of Houston Academy. More...

2006 Playoff Pairings

CLASS 1A Sweet Water (12-1) vs. Cedar Bluff (13-1), Saturday, 11 a.m. CLASS 2A Leroy (12-2) vs. Woodland (12-2), Thursday, 3 p.m. CLASS 3A Clay County (14-0) vs. Pike County (13-1), Friday, 3 p.m. CLASS 4A Thomasville (13-1) vs. More...

2006-07 Bowl Schedule

This week More...

For the Record

Jackson PD report

The following information has been supplied by the Jackson Police Department for activities through Dec. 2. Burglary/Theft Burglary reports were received on Nov. 27 from the 1200 block of Highway 43 and Dec. More...

Area Obituaries

Bernice Alma Roberts Schultz Bernice Alma Roberts Schultz, 77, died Dec. 2, 2006 at a local health care facility in Jackson. She was a native of Coffeeville and a resident of Jackson. More...

Coffeeville PD report

A weekend driver More...

Local GOP committee practices scrutinized

A group of local Republicans is scrutinizing the practices of the Clarke County Republican Executive Committee concerning what it calls violations of the state committee More...

Old National Guard Armory soon to be just a memory

A piece of Jackson history will soon be gone, making way for a new pharmacy/department store. The old National Guard Armory on College Avenue is in the process of being torn down to make way for a Walgreens. More...

Cut cable causes phone and E-911 service interruption

A fiber optic cable was cut, Tuesday, causing disruption to the E-911 service in Clarke County as well as long distance phone and Internet service. According to Clarke County E-911 Director Becky Neugent, the incident occurred around 5 p.m. More...

News

Governor to attend opening of LIFE Tech center in Thomasville

An open house will be held Thursday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the L.I.F.E. (Life Skills Influenced by Freedom and Education) Tech Transition Center, 2115 Bashi Road in Thomasville. The L.I.F.E. More...

Arrest made in Scyrene grocery robbery

Clarke County Deputy Ron Baggett arrested a Packers Bend man Tuesday in connection with the Nov. 9 armed robbery of Garricks Grocery in Scyrene. Adrian Kimbrough, 19, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, Baggett said. More...

Dr. Steven Furr elected to serve third term on medical association board

Steven P. Furr, MD, a family practice physician from Jackson and former vice president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, has been elected to serve a third term on the Medical Association of the State of Alabama's Board of Censors. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Gospel singing at Christian Religious Center Everyone is invited to a gospel singing sponsored by the Union Missionary Association in Choctaw Bluff on Saturday, Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Christian Religious Center. More...

Editorials

Publisher’s Comments

Teams give region positive publicity

I usually let Jeremy Sellers, Ross Wood and others handle our sports news but I just have to comment on the extraordinary significance of three southwest Alabama football teams making the More...

Opinions

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Congressional Report

Medicare benefit cost billions under budget

Medicare benefit cost nearly $13 billion under budget For just over a year now, senior Americans have been enjoying the benefits of the permanent Medicare prescription drug benefit helping them meet the cost of their medication. More...

People

Search continues for ‘Citizen of the Year’

The search continues for the next Jackson Civitan Club More...

Donations made

Two donations were made by local organizations to the Jackson Police Department More...

Engagement party conducted in honor of Skipper - Reeves

Courtney Elizabeth Skipper of Foley, daughter of Helen and Joe Skipper of Jackson and John Calvin More...