March 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

CCARC's Spring Jubilee this Saturday in Jackson

Area residents have the opportunity to meet clients and staff of the Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) this Saturday during its 11th Annual Spring Jubilee fund-raising event. More...

Special Sections

Church

Martin Case to perform at First Assembly of God

Martin Case, singer songwriter, will be at the First Assembly of God in Jackson on Sunday, March 25. He has been singing and writing since the young age of 16 when he received his first guitar. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Satan's bid for your child

The Bible says in I Peter 5:8 "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour." The devil is on the loose today and he wants your kids. More...

Church Announcements

New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church The New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Choctaw Bluff will be hosting a spring revival beginning March 19 and continuing through March 23 at 7 p.m.. Guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Editorials

Guest Column

Gambling money may influence new legislature

The first legislative session after an election is always the most dangerous. More...

Congressional Report

Addressing needs of wounded veterans

Like most everyone else, I was extremely disappointed to learn of the living conditions in building 18 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. More...

Alabama Scene

Riley chooses to switch rather than fight pay raise

One of you with a better memory than I've got will surely provide me with the answer but decades ago there was a TV commercial…I think it was for a cigarette brand…in which the man said "I'd rather fight than switch." Gov. More...

People

Schell - King to be united in marriage March 24

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schell of Chatom are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Eva Cecile, to Tony F. King, son of the Rev. and Mrs. John King of Prentiss, Miss. More...

Darrington - Jones will exchange vows April 28

Rhonda L. Darrington and Timothy R. Jones, both of Jackson, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 28, 2007, 4 p.m. at H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. Miss Darrington is the daughter of Flora J. More...

Davis - Prejean to say vows April 21

Miss Kaye Davis and Maj. David Prejean, both of Prattville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The couple will say vows on Saturday, April 21, 1 p.m. at the Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Wagarville. More...

Toddlers hospitalized after near-drownings

Two toddlers were listed in critical condition following a near-drowning incident at a home children's day-care near Jackson. More...

Texas man dies after hitting bridge on 69

A south Texas man was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 69 south of Coffeeville early Sunday morning. Jesus Maria Perez of Mission, Texas was killed when his truck hit the end of the Satilpa Creek bridge and flipped. More...

News

Commissioners scrutinizing water departments and VFDs

Clarke County Commissioners this week questioned the oversight, powers and obligations of rural water authorities and rural fire departments and agreed that both need to be looked at more closely to make sure they are serving the public to the best More...

Termites gnawing at BOE building

A wet floor and termites in the Clarke County Board of Education building on Cobb Street in Grove Hill is not a good combination and county commissioners took some time Tuesday to discuss the problem. More...

Open house planned in Coffeeville

The Coffeeville Town Council met for the first time at the new Coffeeville Town Hall last Tuesday night. Two events were planned for the new facility. Open House will be held there Sunday, March 25, from 2 until 4 p.m. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Street Closings There will be street closings on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. They are Forest Avenue at State Street and Forest Avenue at Pearl Street. More...

Education

Jackson High School DECA students attend state conference

The Jackson High School Chapter of DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) attended the Alabama State DECA Conference on March 2 & 3 in Birmingham. More...

Campbell wins contest

Tobias Campbell was the winner of the White Smith Memorial Library's "Guess the Number of Hearts" contest conducted in the month of February. More...

Local students attend annual at University of Mobile

University of Mobile (UM) students Hannah Akridge of Tibbie and Catherine Odom of St. Stephens, attended UM's annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon on Feb. 15. More...

Sports

JA Lady Eagles get big wins

On Tuesday, the Lady Eagles traveled to Toxey to take on the South Choctaw Academy Rebels and squeaked out a 2-1 victory. Bailey Pringle (5-2) pitched a complete game, scattering six hits while striking out seven and only allowing one walk. More...

Stevens makes history at USA

Jenny Stevens, a freshman at the University of South Alabama, made history by hitting the first home run of the first home game of the USA Jaguar softball team. Stevens is a charter team member of the newly established softball program at USA. More...

JA baseball grabs wins over the past weeks

The Jackson Academy Eagle got their third win of the season in Demopolis against an outmanned West Alabama Prep Team. Jaime Rone struck out 11 Titans while pitching five innings in the Eagle victory. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Clyde Edward Bailey Clyde Edward Bailey, 61, died March 11, 2007 at a veterans' hospital in Montgomery. He was a native and resident of St. Stephens. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Vietnam War. More...

Jackson Municipal Court

The following information has been provided by the Jackson Municipal Court for the hearings from March 8. Brian Oneal Todd, domestic violence, third degree, guilty. Jonah L. Hughes, harassment, guilty. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Woodrow Tillman Alday, driving under the influence, arrested by Alabama State Troopers. Elizabeth Jean Brown Allen, bad checks, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...