January 18, 2007 RSS feed / News

JHS football helmets stolen

According to Jackson Police reports, a burglary was reported at Jackson High School by Coach John Blackmon, Jan. 14 around 3:15 p.m. Chief Charles Burge said 15 gold helmets, valued at $1,800, were taken from the equipment storage area in the gym. More...

Howell arrives in Montgomery

Elizabeth Howell, Washington County's Junior Miss, left, arrived at the Frazer United Methodist Church in Montgomery to begin nine days of preparation for the state finals on Jan. 19 and 20. More...

Etheredge kills first deer

Connor Etheredge, 9 years old, killed his first deer on Nov. 20, 2006 while hunting at his PawPaw's. He shot the deer with a .223 rifle. Connor is the son of Kathy and Kenneth Etheredge of Leroy. More...

New CCHD building

County Health Department Friday. It will replace a 3,600 square foot building built in 1967 on Clark Street near the courthouse. More...

Attend state conference

Members of the Clarke County Chapter of People First and members of the Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) staff traveled to Montgomery last Friday to attend the state People First conference. More...

Clarification

Due to a misunderstanding, when Get Lost In Jackson 2006 kicked off, it was incorrectly stated that the top weight loser would receive a $1,000 prize at the end of the program. More...

At the end of the road there's New Hope

It would be rare for one to just "happen upon" New Hope Methodist Church, for it stands literally at the end of the pavement on Washington County 31. There is nothing in view but the church and the cemetery; a place of solitude and birdsong. More...

WashCo cattlemen to meet at the Chatom Community Center Feb. 1

The officers and directors of the Washington County Cattlemen's Association have set Thursday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. as the date and time of their annual meeting and steak banquet. The affair will take place at the Community Center in Chatom. More...

Jackson Relay For Life kickoff

The kickoff for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Jackson campaign was conducted at HealthActions Thursday, Jan. 11. More...

Local Republicans call for enforcement of state bylaws

A group of local Republicans who recently complained of what it sees as violations of the state Republican Executive Committee's bylaws have drafted a resolution calling for their enforcement on the county level. More...

Jackson High School students active in community service

Students at Jackson High School collected more than 2,500 canned goods in conjunction with the food drive with HealthActions and Catholic Social Services Helping Hands. More...

Jackson Academy student wins AISA state writing contest

Jackson Academy (JA) fourth grader, Luke Scurlock of Jackson, was the state winner in the 3rd-5th grade division in the Alabama Independent School Association Creative Writing contest. More...

Trophy buck

Daniel Heath of Jackson killed this eight-point buck while hunting in Marengo County recently. He shot the 188 lb. deer with a .357 rifle. More...

JHS Band performs at inauguration

The Jackson High School Band was invited to participate in the 2007 Inaugural Parade of Gov. Bob Riley, Monday, Jan. 15, in Montgomery. The band played "Magione Magic" and "Children of Sanchez. More...

New Year's Baby

The first baby of the new year to be born at Jackson Medical Center was Paul Ray Roberson Jr. who was born Jan. 1, 2007 at 1:33 a.m. He was delivered by Dr. Norman Stevens. His parents are Sonya and Paul Ray Roberson, Sr. More...

BOE addresses multiple issues during work session

The Washington County Board of Education met on January 12 for a work session filled with issues vital to the system's students. More...

Chatom man injured in Leroy wreck

Jason Moseley, of Chatom, received what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries in a wreck that occurred around 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, on Carson Road in Leroy near the Lowman Power Plant. More...