September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber of commerce dinner tonight

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting tonight (Thursday, Sept. 13) at 6:30 p.m. at the H. W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. Four new board members will be elected to three-year terms. More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival to be presented at St. Luke Baptist Pastor Bobby White of St. Luke Baptist Church in the Walker Springs community announces a homecoming service Sunday, Sept. 23 at 12 noon. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

God is as near as your prayers

Matt. 28:20 (New LIV) "Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Loneliness is feeling like you are all alone. More...

Church of the Week

Clearwater Assembly of God More...

Editorials

Rambiling & Ruminating

A simple lesson in weather forecasting

When people don't have much else to talk about it's a pretty safe bet that the subject of the weather will crop up sooner than later. It's a safe, neutral topic that most everyone has an opinion about. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Gov. Riley a loser along with McKinney in Baldwin senate race

Gov. Bob Riley's unusual endorsement in a Republican contest did not help state school board member Randy McKinney win a state senate seat nomination in Baldwin County Tuesday. More...

People

Davis - Andrews announce plans

The engagement of Catherine Lynn Davis and Coley Andrews, both of Jackson, is announced this week by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. Davis of Thomasville and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Lankford ofWagarville. More...

Catherine Davis honored at bridal shower at Stave Creek

Catherine Davis, bride-elect of Coley Andrews, was honored at a bridal shower Aug. 25 at Stave Creek Baptist Church. More...

Gordon - Parker to wed October 6

LaToya Gordon and Anthony Parker announce October wedding plans. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cheryl Gordon of Jackson, Willie Malone of Miami, Fla. and the late Barkley Peavy. More...

Boise sells again

Jackson's largest industry and employer has been sold again. The Boise Cascade paper and pulp mill and sheeter plant is among the paper, packaging and newsprint assets that Boise Cascade LLC is selling to Aldabra 2 Acquisition Corp. More...

No money for gas, no problem, just plug it in

Jackson resident enjoys driving small electric car

It may look like a golf cart, but it isn't. Joan James' small electric car is completely street legal, just like the larger automobiles almost everyone else owns, and if you call it a golf cart, she'll set you straight in a heartbeat. More...

Fire Prevention Court chosen; plans for annual observance made

The Jackson Fire Department will kick off Fire Prevention Week with church inspections on Sunday, Oct. 7. Immediately following inspections the JFD will attend Sunday morning church service together. More...

News

JPD taking applications for Citizen's Police Academy

The Jackson Police Department is currently taking applications for those who are interested in participating in its Citizens Police Academy. The eight-week course will begin during the first week of October. More...

Three injured in wreck near Tombigbee bridge

Three members of the same family were injured, Friday, Sept. 7, when their automobile was struck from behind by another vehicle just north of the Tombigbee River Bridge in Jackson. More...

City asked to contribute to CCDF efforts

Judy Graham addressed the Jackson City Council, Tuesday, concerning the accomplishments of the Clarke County Development Foundation (CCDF) and asked city leaders to consider contributing $25,000 to the organization's efforts. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Clarke County United Way kickoff Sept. 17 United Way of Southwest Alabama will kick off its campaign in Clarke County at a luncheon meeting Monday, Sept. 17 at Grove Hill United Methodist Church from 11:30 a.m until 1 p.m. More...

Auditions for play set for Sept. 14-15

Auditions for a gospel play, " Get Your House in Order" are scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Promise Theater and Performing Arts Center (old Locke Theater) in downtown Jackson. More...

Sports

Aggies ready for Thomasville

Jackson pounds Monroe Co. 41-13

The Jackson Aggies responded well after losing to Leroy in the first game of the season with a 41- 13 thumping of the Monroe Co. Tigers in Monroeville Friday night. More...

Leroy rolls past Keith 34-0

Coach Danny Powell's Leroy Bears upped their record to 2-0 and their winning streak to 10 straight games with the 34-0 win over the Keith Bears on Friday night in Orrville. More...

PA too much for Eagles

Through much of the first quarter of the Sept. 7 game between Jackson Academy and Patrician Academy, the Eagles were able to keep the Saints offense at bay. Without their injured star Barry Meeks, how would Patrician respond? More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Robert Woodrow Davidson Robert Woodrow Davidson, a native of Tibbie, died Sept. 8, 2007 at the age of 92, at his residence in Fruitdale. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you to Leroy, Jackson and Wagarville fire departments for your tireless efforts in trying to save our home in Leroy. Betsy and Ricky Douglas ~ The family of Edith Orso Coker would like to thank the Revs. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests from the Clarke County Jail include: David Anderson III, unlawful distribution/furnishing of a controlled substance, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...