October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Two injured in four-vehicle wreck

Two people were injured in a four-vehicle wreck which occurred Thursday, Oct. 18, at the intersection of Highway 69 and U.S. 43. More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women's bazaar at FUMC in Demopolis The United Methodist Women's Bazaar at the First United Methodist Church in Demopolis will be Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

First Presbyterian Church welcomes interim minister

The Rev. Dr. Sidney L. Leak III of Orange Beach has accepted a call as an interim pastor for the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson. More...

'Sight Night' to be remembered on Halloween at St. Peter's

Trick-or-treaters in Jackson may be asking for more than candy this year. Each Halloween, Sight Night volunteers nationwide collect used eyewear to be recycled and hand-delivered to underprivileged people in developing countries. More...

Editorials

Trips as a child were different than traveling today

After a recent quick trip to Texas to attend my mother-inlaw's funeral, I got to reminiscing about how different it is making that trip with kids today versus what it was like 50 or 60 years ago. More...

Sports

Leroy adds to trophy case with 47-20 win

Bears down Bayside 47-20 to earn 2A Region 1 Championship

The Leroy Bears won a second straight region championship Friday night at Palmer Stadium with a 47-20 romp over Bayside Academy. More...

Fulmer better listen to his own words

SPORTS REPORT

Oh, the irony. It wasn't but just a few years ago that Phillip Fulmer made the comment that "Alabama football would be out of business" before too long because of NCAA troubles. More...

Aggies win 30-0 over Neal to keep playoff hopes alive

Jackson defense holds W.S. Neal to 81 yards, Austin passes for 185 in key region victory

traveled to Brewton Friday night to take on W.S. Neal in a pivotal region game for the struggling Aggies and came back to Clarke County with a 30-0 confidence building thrashing over the Eagles. Jackson now only needs a T.R. Miller win over W.S. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Audrey Buford Beech Audrey Buford Beech, a Hobson native and resident, died at the age of 86 on Oct. 19, 2007. After graduating from Washington County High School he enlisted in the army and served during WWII on Tienian Island and Japan. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County jail include: Patina Necole Allen, failure to appear on driving while license suspended, arrested by the Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

Washington County Sheriff's Report

The following arrests were reported by the Washington County Sheriff's Department during the past week: *Timothy Dale Hillman, 43, of Vinegar Bend was arrested Oct. More...

City places lien against property for demolition

The Jackson City Council voted, Tuesday, to place a $10,000 lien against a piece of property located at the corner of Depot Road and Industrial Road for work the city did in removing an unsightly structure. More...

Jackson Police Chief encourages safety during Halloween

asks citizens to be aware that the annual trick or treat for Halloween will take place between the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31. More...

Debate over ambulance service continues

Candice Davidson, director of the McIntosh Rescue Squad (MRS), told the commission, during its Oct. 22 meeting, that the county ambulance board had recently met to make provision for a countywide ambulance service. More...

Homecoming courts presented

Both Leroy and Millry high schools recently presented their homecoming courts during homecoming activities at each school. Top, left photo: Leroy's homecoming court, announced during the Oct. More...

News

University of Mobile presents 'Christmas Spectacular!'

The University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts (CPA) will present its fifth annual "Christmas Spectacular!" on Tuesday, Nov. 27 and Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:45 p.m. at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile. More...

Jackson Police arrest several on drug-related charges

The Jackson Police Department reported the arrests of several individuals over the weekend on drug related charges. Two juveniles and one adult were arrested at the Grove Apartments Friday, Oct. More...

Receives recognition

Tammie Jemison (right) of Jackson was recently honored for five years of service as Director of Clinical Services with AseraCare Hospice in Jackson. She was presented with a plaque of recognition by AseraCare Executive Director Traci Carpenter. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Narcotics Anonymous meeting Narcotics Anonymous will be meeting Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 302 E. Church St., Jackson. More...

Education

Honor roll students announced at Jackson Middle School

Students achieving the honor roll status at Jackson Middle School are announced for the first nine weeks of classes. More...

JA accelerated readers

Accelerated Reader students for the month of September from Jackson Academy are: Tristen Bumpers, 1st grade; Bethany Todd, 6th grade; Quinn Finch, 2nd grade; McKenzie Sayne, 3rd grade, McKenzie Donald, 5th grade and Sam Sellers, 4th grade. More...

First nine-week honor roll released for JIS

The following honor roll has been released by Jackson Intermediate School (JIS). More...

People

Faust - Barron plan December wedding

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Faust of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Erin, to Justin Paul Barron of Jackson, son of Cathy Cleiland of Troy and Eric Barron of Dothan. More...

Stork Report

Mr. and Mrs. Simmie Kelly (nee Tina McMillan) of Saraland announce the birth of a daughter, Mae Christine, Sept. 8, 2007, at the Mobile Infirmary. She weighed 7 lbs. and 3 oz. Grandparents are Linda and Simmie Kelly of Turnerville and Mildred S. More...

Chastain - Johnson to wed in Greenville Dec. 29

Margaret Elizabeth Chastain of Greenville and David Henley Chastain of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, to David Andrew Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen Johnson of Greenville. More...