May 22, 2008 RSS feed / News

Man working with seismic crew drowns

Emergency personnel from Jackson were paged out Monday, May 19, to assist with the rescue of a seismic crew employee, but were turned back before reaching the scene. More...

Memorial Day service planned for Monday

A Memorial Day service will be conducted at the War Memorial adjacent to Jackson City Hall, Monday, May 26, at 11 a.m. The service will be conducted by VFW Post 5355. More...

Woman charged a second time with practicing law without license

Annetta Thedford Rowser, 57, has been arrested a second time for practicing law without a license. Rowser represented a woman who had possession of a forged land deed. More...

Receives 50-year pin

Jack Bedwell, (center) was recognized during a special ceremony, Monday, May 19, at Santa Fe Lodge No. 226 in Jackson for being an active Mason for 50 years. He was presented with his 50-year pin by Bro. More...

New UDC member

Vivian Williams Beech stands at the grave of her great-grandfather, William Jasper Williams holding her United Daughters of the Confederacy membership certificate presented to her by the Pvt. More...

WashCo Business Leaders Association meets

The Washington County Business Leaders Association recently met at the Washington County Public Library in Chatom. The organization's main goal is the betterment of life for the citizens of Washington County. More...

Funding growing for White Smith Memorial Library expansion project

Nearly one-fourth of the money needed for the planned expansion of Jackson's White Smith Memorial Library has been collected. More...

Earthquake shakes ground near Coffeeville

A light earthquake rattled western Clarke County and southeastern Choctaw County last Friday afternoon. More...

Parade to honor Aggies baseball team

The public is invited to help Jackson High School "Paint Jackson Purple and Gold" this Friday, May 23. A parade honoring the Aggies baseball team for winning the 4A state title May 16, will be conducted at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at Joe M. More...

Commencement programs planned this week

From Staff Reports Although Clarke Preparatory School conducted its commencement exercises May 16, the bulk of graduation events in Clarke County will be held this week. •Jackson Academy's graduation will be at 7 p.m. More...

TV news anchor encourages young people to 'realize their dreams'

and what you do to get there," Fox 10 Morning News Anchor Eric Reynolds told a group of young people gathered in the Jackson High School auditorium Friday, May 9. More...

Parade honors top readers

Gillmore Elementary School (GES) and Jackson Intermediate School (JIS) students who earned all of their accelerated reader points for the school year were recognized with a parade through downtown Jackson Monday, May 19. More...

Choctaw County Heritage Festival planned for June 11-14 in Gilbertown

The annual Choctaw County Heritage Festival in Gilbertown will be June 11-14 featuring a wide variety of entertainment and activities for the entire family. More...