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Church

Speaking up for Christmas

Was it a More...

Church of the Week

Jones Chapel Church of Christ in Coffeeville
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It’s hard to envision what Christmas was like in England during 1918

It is hard to envision what Christmas was like in England of 1918. The Great War had ended only six weeks before Christmas Eve with the signing of the Armistice "at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month". More...

Education

JHS student wins ASCC giveaway

Jackson High School student, Logan Murphy, of Jackson, was recently presented with a 30GB iPod More...

Adams receives doctor of philosophy degree at UA

William Alston Adams of St. Stephens received a doctor of philosophy degree during the 176th commencement at the University of Alabama on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 in Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa. More...

Allen learns about pictographs

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Sports

Kills first deer

Carrie Beverly, 10, of Jackson killed her first deer, a doe, on Youth Hunt Day, Nov. 11, while hunting in Coffeeville with her dad. She is the daughter of Abby and Byron Beverly. More...

First deer killed

Luke Lankford recently killed his first deer while hunting with his dad, Phil Lankford and granddad Jimmy Atchison. The deer weighed 125 pounds. Luke said, More...

JHS boys pick up two basketball wins

The Jackson High School Aggies took home a couple of big wins this week while also some tough losses. Satumsa defeated Jackson 65-57. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Minnie Lucille Alsobrooks Minnie Lucille Alsobrooks, 94, died Dec. 13, 2006 at her residence in McIntosh. Anative of Carlton, she was a retired seamstress for Vanity Fair and a member of the First Baptist Church in McIntosh. More...

Jackson Municipal Court report

Jackson Municipal Court reported the following verdicts for Dec. 14. Tina Liprynce Hall, giving false name or address to officer, guilty. Steven Anthony Martino, speeding 25 mph over, dismiss on cost. More...

Jackson Municipal Court report

The following information has been provided by the Jackson Police Department for the week ending Dec. 16. Theft/Counterfeiting On Dec. 12, theft was reported from a residence on the 200 block of Cemetery Road; identity theft, Dec. More...

News

Councilman welcomed home for the holidays

Jackson City Councilman Anthony Jackson was welcomed home for the holidays by other members of the city More...

One injured in Monday wreck

A Jackson woman was injured in a wreck Monday afternoon after she attempted to make a uturn on Highway 43, just north of the College Avenue intersection. According to Jackson Police reports, Voncile O. More...

Clarke County United Way thanks agencies for efforts

The Clarke County United Way conducted its 2006 Campaign Thank You Luncheon Friday, Dec. 15, at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Coming Events

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CCHS planing 25-year reunion Members of the Clarke County High School Class of 1982 are planning a 25-year class reunion. More...

Editorials

Rambiling & Ruminating

We build the ladders by which we rise

Last week Jackson lost one of its oldest citizens, and I lost a cousin. Wilburn H. McVay was 96. This quiet and distinguished gentleman was a native and lifelong resident of Jackson. He lived by a code that is not so commonly practiced today. More...

Letter to the Editor

God

Dear Editor: As we celebrate this Christmas season, our family wanted to share the story of our miracle. As many of you remember, on Dec. 30, 2005 our little Joy Cunningham was critically injured near her home in Wagarville. More...

Guest Column

Faith still holds strong

By Gary Palmer Alabama Policy Institute It is hard to think of war and Christmas in the proper context. War represents our worst fears More...

People

The family of the late Bro. Earl Hunt would like to thank everyone for the prayers, visits, calls and all the expressions of concern and support shown to them during Earl More...

Letters to Santa

Dear Santa, I have been a very good girl this year. Some of the really good things I More...

Mr. and Mrs. Cassity renewing vows Jan. 6

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Lee Cassity of Fulton will be renewing their wedding vows on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, 2 p.m. at the Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church in Grove Hill. More...