December 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Howardtown: Where everybody knows your name

Howardtown, lies a bit east and north of Tibbie off Highway 17, and as far as appearance goes, looks like other Washington County communities. But appearances can be deceiving, for there is much more to Howardtown than meets the eye. More...

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Church

Questions for reflections

1. Pick up the newspaper or listen to a newcast today and note the major stories. Do they reflect what you believe God wants for the world? Pray about each of the situations and persons mentioned in the news. 2. What keeps you from praying, More...

Church of the Week

Church of the Living God in Coffeeville
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Christmastide continues until the Epiphany on Jan. 6

It snowed! It was the Christmas when I was still young enough to invite an ice storm at my parents' home in Mississippi. Everyone had hoped for a white Christmas, but the day after was o.k. by me. More...

Editorials

Editor’s Notes

The older I get the faster years fly

Boy this year flew by, didn More...

Looking for a bright and prosperous ’07

It is hard to believe that another year has slipped away and we will soon be seven years into the 21st Century. More...

Congressional Report

110th Congress will convene with many new faces in charge

As we celebrate this special time of the year More...

If you run they will find you

New device assists Jackson Police in locating suspects who flee

Those committing crimes in Jackson better beware, especially if they try to run from police. The department has a new tool that helps them locate fleeing suspects in the dark. More...

‘Get Lost in Jackson’ to conduct grand finale this week at JHS

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News

Operation Christmas wraps up

The Jackson Police Department More...

Sweet Dreams at the library presents ‘Christmas On The Back Porch’

In supporting the Sweet Dreams program at White Smith Memorial Library in Jackson, the staff presented a program titled, More...

Sheriff Jack Day retiring

Clarke County Sheriff Jack Day is retiring after a 40-year career in law enforcement. Day has worked as a deputy and as chief deputy and has been sheriff since 1994. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Leroy VFD to meet The Leroy Volunteer Fire Department will be meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. to elect new officers. More...

Sports

JHS boys snag Christmas Classic

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JHS girls defeat Leroy, fall to Thomasville

The Jackson Aggies prepare for weeks of area games after they return from Christmas Holidays in 2007. The Lady Aggies will travel to Escambia County to start off, followed by Leroy and Monroe County. More...

LHS suffers tough losses in Jackson tournament

The Leroy Boys basketball team went 0-3 in the Jackson Christmas Classic with tough losses to McIntosh, Bahamas High School and C.R. Walker High School. McIntosh defeated Leroy on Tuesday 60-52 in Leroy. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Janice M. Brown Janice M. Brown, 73, a native of Cullomburg and a resident of the Laton Hill community in Chatom, died Dec. 26, 2006 in Mobile. She was a member of the Chatom United Methodist Church. She was co-owner of Brown Farms in Laton Hill. More...