January 25, 2007 RSS feed / News

Clarification

The following clarification appeared in last week's edition.

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...

Man charged with 15th DUI could face up to 10-year prison sentence

Jackson police arrested Gary Wayne Hicks, 54, of Jackson, early Sunday morning and charged him with driving under the influence, the 15th time he has been charged with this offense. More...

Three injured in Highway 43 wreck

Three people were treated for what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries following a wreck north of Jackson, Thursday, Jan. 18, in front of the Town & Country automobile dealership. More...

Road to LP plant nearing completion

The Clarke County Commission attended to several items relating to industrial development Tuesday, including the naming of the new access road going into the North Clarke Industrial Park where the new Louisiana Pacific plant is being built and the s 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...

WashCo BOE to implement state-mandated mileage hike

During its Jan. 18 meeting, the Washington County Board of Education discussed at length the pros and cons of raising mileage for extra-curricular trips. More...

Argo kills buck

Nine-year-old Alex Argo shot an 8-point with a .223 on Dec. 8, 2006 in Sunflower while hunting with his friend, Steve Gilley. The buck weighed 162 lbs. He is the son of Susan Sullivan and Ken Argo, both of Jackson. More...

Millry boy buck

Riley Hill, 6, shot and killed his first buck, a 5-point, on New Year's Day. He was hunting with his brother Joseph. Hill shot his first deer, a doe, when he was 5. He is the son of Regina and Joe Hill of Millry. More...

Garris kills 6-point

Reid Garris killed this 6-point buck during Youth Weekend in Washington County while hunting with his dad. This was his first deer. He shot it with a .223 rifle just before his ninth birthday. He is the son of Carrie and J.J. More...

Clarke civil jury term begins Monday

The civil jury term will begin Monday, Jan. 29 in Clarke County Circuit Court. The Clarke County Grand Jury will also convene to hear cases for possible criminal indictments. More...

Clarke commissioners table raises for sheriff's deputies

Clarke County Commissioners tabled pay raises for sheriff's deputies Tuesday and said they wanted to get with Sheriff Bobby Moore to try and set up some kind of position scale with suggested salaries for different positions. More...

Grand re-opening

Members of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, Jackson City Council and Rep. Thomas Jackson were among those attending the grand re-opening of Little Pig's Barbeque in the Pine City Village shopping center Saturday, Jan. 13. More...

Mayor Richard Long (front, center) shakes hands with Gordon H. Kolb Sr., of G.H.K. Developments Inc., the company which handles all new Walgreens store construction. Right is Gordon H. Kolb Jr. More...

DuBose questions proposal to eliminate rotating chairmanship

Clarke County Commissioner Patricia DuBose took issue with a proposal suggesting eliminating the current rotation of the commission chairmanship among the five commissioners and offered a written statement at Monday's work session detailing her oppo More...

There's a new face and some changes at CCARC

Some changes have recently taken place at the Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) that are designed to make the organization run more smoothly. More...

Database of domestic violence offenders to be established

During the quarterly meeting of the Washington County Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF), Jan. 19, the establishment of a database containing the names of domestic violence offenders was announced. More...

Criswell kills 8-point

Austin Criswell, 10, recently killed this 8-point while hunting with his stepfather, Robert Hicks, in Washington County. He shot the deer with a .243 rifle. More...

Susan Parker to speak at WashCo DEC meeting

The public is invited to the January meeting of the Washington County Democratic Executive Committee. The meeting will be conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. in the large courtroom, upstairs, at the courthouse in Chatom. More...

Bags two bucks

Trey Garris 10, of Leroy killed a 6-point, 172-pound buck on Jan. 2 and another 6-point, 162- pound buck, Jan. 3, while hunting with his dad. He is the son of Kim and Bo Garris. More...