July 16, 2009 RSS feed / People

Cell phones, texting an obsession for many

Random Ramblings

Most people I know have a cell phone either in their pocket or in their purse. I see numerous people with a cell phone in a holder on their belt or a blue tooth attached to their ear. More...

Donates to Locks of Love

Catherine Kennedy recently had her hair cut at Comb and Shear and donated it to Locks of Love. The 14 year old is the daughter of John and Sue Kennedy of Leroy and is a ninth grader at Leroy High School. More...

Gavin gets scholarship

Whitney Gavin, daughter of Betsy and Craig Gavin of Thomasville, and a graduate of Clarke Preparatory School in Grove Hill, has received a scholarship from the Burger King® Scholars program. More...

Celebration of life

A celebration July 11 at St. James AME Church honored Abbie Lee Darrington Nash. Her 90th birthday was Tuesday, July 14. More...

Vice represents LHS at Boy's State in Tuscaloosa

James Dalton Vice of Leroy High School was one of more than 600 boys who recently attended the 72nd annual American Legion Boy's State in Tuscaloosa May 31 - June 6. More...

Attend reunio n

The July 4 holiday is a traditional time for family reunions. The Toddtown Community Family Reunion "Keeping Our Herigage Alive" 2009 banquet took place at the Bienville Club in Mobile on July 3. More...

JHS registration begins Aug. 4

The frequent ringing of the telephone at Jackson High School is just one indication that school bells will soon be ringing to end summer vacation. Clarke County schools' first day of classes will be Monday, Aug. 10. More...

Cards of Thanks

We are filled with loving appreciation for your warm hearts and kindness, and other qualities you shared with us so graciously. To Wayne Lathan and staff, you did a special job. Thanks to all from our hearts to yours. God bless. More...

JHS drum major attends camp at USM

Samantha Slayton, the Jackson Aggie Band's drum major for the 2009- 10 football season, attended the University of Southern Mississippi's All- South Drum Major and Color Guard Camp during the week of June 21-25. More...

Benefit prize winner

Tommie Horsley of Jackson was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. More...