October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Old cemetery a pretty, peaceful place

Publisher’s Comments

It had been 68 years since anyone has been buried in the old Cox Cemetery, near Satilpa Creek, south of Center Point and just off County Road 21. More...


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Firemen’s rapid response averts home electrical fire

Dear Editor,   Earlier this month an incident occurred at our house which caused an electrical short and almost a fire.   The rapid response of the Jackson Fire Department prevented what could have been a major disaster. More...

Helen Keller statue unveiled in Capitol

Congress Reports

A rare event occurred recently at the U.S. Capitol—the unveiling of a new addition to the Statuary Hall Collection; in this case, a statue of Helen Keller representing the state of Alabama.   More...

Swine flu vaccines late arriving and scarce too

Alabama Viewpoint

The State Department of Public Health has determined the priority groups which will receive the scarce and late-arriving swine flu vaccine in Alabama according to State Health Officer Dr. Don Williamson.   More...