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Ciba waiting to review EPA report on DDT cleanup

Ciba Corporation in McIntosh is waiting to review a report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which may require them to clean up a larger area of DDT contamination than originally planned. The Mobile Register reported Jan. More...

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Church

God can accept the plea of even the worst of us

As I am now writing, the convicted former president of Iraq has a couple of hours to live. It is Friday night 29 December. By the time you read my words all of this news will be old news. I am praying for Saddam Hussein. More...

Unfulfilled promises

As the old year fades out and the New Year begins to dawn, many people are plagued by the shadow of unfulfilled promises. With the best of intentions, vows and promises were made last year that would have bettered us as Christians. More...

Building Fund Program planned Jan. 14 at Goodwill Missionary Baptist

The Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church in Silas is planning their Building Fund Program on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. The guest speaker and guests will be the Rev. More...

Editorials

Publisher’s Comments

Tribute to President Ford was touching

President or not, we should all be so lucky as to be lauded when we die the way Gerald Ford has been this week. The 38th president of the United States died at the age of 93 at his home in California last week. More...

Wreck shows need for turn lane on 43 north of Jackson

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People

Card of Thanks

Your comforting expressions of sympathy through food, cards, calls, flowers and prayers have meant much to us. We are deeply grateful. The family of Delores Hoven More...

Jody Reeves and Walt Wade honored with engagement party

Jody Reeves, daughter of Sissy and Kenny Reeves of Jackson and Walt Wade, son of Kim Wade of Jackson and Leon Wade of Grove Hill, were honored with an engagement party on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 at Headquarters in Jackson. More...

Howard - Callen to say vows Jan. 5

Earlene Younge Howard and James L. Callen will be united in marriage on Jan. 5, 2007, 6 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Wagarville. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Louise and Charlie W. Younge. More...

Two injured in Highway 43 wreck

Two people were injured in a rear-end collision that occurred Tuesday, around 8:30 a.m., in front of L.A. Powersports and Tack & Rack on Highway 43 just north of the Jackson city limits. More...

JPD chief warns of ‘secret shopper’ scam

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge is warning area residents to be aware of a scam offering money to those targeted for being More...

Millry man facing charges for threats with a firearm

A Millry man is charged in a shooting incident which occurred Dec. 22 at a residence in Bigbee. More...

Lady Bears take third place in tourney

Leroy More...

News

JIS students conduct bell ringing for Salvation Army

Jackson Intermediate School students recently conducted a Salvation Army bell ringing campaign to raise money for the needy during Christmastime. The school collected more than $1,300. More...

Argument leads to murder

An argument led to one man More...

Coffeeville Police Department’s holiday checkpoints net arrests

A joint operation between the Clarke County Sheriff More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

CCCADC hosting breakfast The Clarke County Chapter of the Alabama Democratic Conference will be hosting the third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday prayer breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 13, 8 a.m. at the Jackson Steakhouse. More...

Education

Coffeeville Pre-K open house

Coffeeville Pre-K recently conducted an open house to highlight its accomplishments and talk about goals for the future. Top photo: Students welcoming visitors to the event (L-R) were Faith Whitaker, Zachary Hoven and Venbresher Cade. More...

Stewart and students at LHS receive awards for volunteering with Alabama Sheriff’s Boys Ranch

Elizabeth Stewart, a junior at Leroy High School, received an award from the Baldwin County Alabama Sheriff More...

ASCC students end first semester of honors program

Students at Alabama Southern are now invited to explore a new and exciting learning opportunity. Alabama Southern offers an honors by contract option for most classes. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Roberta O. Chastain Roberta O. Chastain, a native of Chatom and a homemaker, died Dec. 28, 2006 at her residence in Jackson at the age of 82. She is survived by a son, John J. Chastain of Jackson; daughter, Julie C. More...