April 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

CCARC to host 11th annual Spring Jubilee this Saturday

Clarke County Arc (CCARC) will host its 11th annual Spring Jubilee this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the grounds of its center, located at 501 Forest Avenue, Jackson. More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Word of Truth announces new hours The Word of Truth Fellowship Church in Jackson announces morning worship time has been charged to 10 a.m. on Sundays. All are invited to attend. More...

Jackson First Baptist Church announces upcoming events

The First Baptist Church of Jackson has announced numerous events occurring in the first three weeks of April. Sunday, April 5, the morning service will include the Easter Choir musical "Raise the Crown". More...

Unusual visitor

Bettye Sims of Jackson found this butterfly with an unusual cross marking in her home. Sims said that she put the butterfly in a jar, thinking it was dead but when she opened the jar it flew away. More...

Education

Honor students announced at Jackson Intermediate

The following students were announced for achieving the A and A/B honor rolls at Jackson Intermediate School. More...

NWTF scholarships presented

The Clarke County chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) presented two local youth scholarship money at its recent banquet in Grove Hill. Logan Breedlove, top photo, received $500 from Craig Scruggs and Alton McFarland. More...

4-H Club visits Clarke Prep

Solid Rock Christian School 4H Club visited the kindergarten class at Clarke Prep, March 30. They explained how every part of a hamburger can be traced back to a plant. The students also shared a rhyme called, "The Choo-Choo Train". More...

Sports

Lady Aggies have good run in Classic

The Jackson Lady Aggies went 4-2 in the Tombigbee Classic last weekend and has won nine out of their last 12 games to improve to 13-13 on the season. Thomasville knocked off the Lady Aggies in the opener 1-0 Friday, March 20 in Jackson. More...

Bears smash Wildcats

The Leroy Bears continue to pound the competition, sweeping area rival Millry 14-9 and 16-0 Friday, March 20 at Pop Powell Stadium in Leroy. The Bears (19- 3, 3-1) are batting .376 as a team through 22 games with 40 homeruns. More...

Lady Cats 6-8 on season

The Millry Lady Wildcats have started the season 6-8. MHS opened the season with a 18-5 loss to the 6A Foley Lions. Jasmine Wells took the loss on the mound. Crystal Thead was 2-4 while Brianna Smith had a grand slam. More...

For the Record

Clarke County deeds, marriage licenses recorded

Marriage license applications Dennis A. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 17-31 include: Tremichael Dewon Davis, 28, burglary, second degree, probation violation, $20,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

St. Stephens shooting claims Jackson man

Washington County Sheriff's investigators believe a shooting Saturday, March 28, that claimed the life of a Jackson man, was accidental. More...

Matthew gets a place of his own

CCARC client Matthew Grafton has achieved something many people probably thought he never would. Despite being severely physically disabled, Matthew recently moved into a place of his own. More...

News

Additional arrest made in WashCo burglary ring

An additional person has been arrested in connection with a burglary ring that was broken up by Washington County deputies more than a week ago. More...

Trucker escapes injury

Allen I. Brooks, a Miami, Fla. truck driver, escaped injury when he lost control of his 2007 Freightliner on U.S. Highway 84 in Gosport, around 9:15 a.m., Saturday, March 28. More...

Rep. Jo Bonner to visit Jackson Thursday, April 9

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will host "The 2009 Legislative Briefing," Thursday, April 9, with U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner at Jackson City Hall, 400 Commerce Street. More...

Coming Events

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JHS Class of 1959 announces reunion planning meeting The final planning meeting for the Jackson High School Class of 1959 reunion will be Tuesday, April 7, 5:30 p.m. at the Jackson Dairy Queen. Members are encouraged to attend. More...

Editorials

Food stamps better spent money than big bailouts

Several years ago, my sister, Theresa, lost her white collar job when the large company she worked for shut down. Nine months unemployed, she found a job from midnight to 8 a.m. unloading trucks at a loading dock. More...

Obama fatigue?

What Others Say

President Barack Obama has been ubiquitous almost from the day he took office Jan. 20 and even more so in the past couple of weeks as he begins to make a case for his legislative agenda before the heavy lifting begins in Congress. More...

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People

Brown - Criswell engagement announced

Sheila and Tommy Brown of Tuscaloosa announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sheila Michelle, to Stephen Wesley Criswell, son of Beverly Hayes Caldwell and Frederick L. Criswell, both of Fairhope. More...

Dickerson-Pernell to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Willie Dickerson of Columbus, Ga., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jasmine, to Victor T. Pernell, son of the Rev. Douglas Pernell Jr. of Jackson. Mr. Pernell is also the son of the late Charlotte E. More...

Talent show winners

Azia Hosey and J'miah Liddell won third place in their school's talent show. They are fifth grade students at Knollwood Christian Academy in Mobile. More...