April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fires destroy property, vehicle

Fires kept local fire departments busy Tuesday, April 27, destroying property and a mail carrier’s pickup. More...

Special Sections

Church

Billy Lambert speaking at Jackson Church of Christ

The Jackson Church of Christ will be hosting a gospel meeting with Billy Lambert, May 2-5. Sunday, May 2, there will be Bible study at 10 a.m., and worship at 11 and 6; Monday through Wednesday, Mr. Lambert will bring the message at 7 nightly. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Spring revival at Mt. Olive No. II Mt. Olive No. II Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson announces their spring revival services will continue through April 30 at 7 nightly. More...

First Baptist to host Greg Day in concert

Songwriter and singer Greg Day will be appearing in concert at the First Baptist Church of Jackson on Sunday, May 30, during the morning worship service. More...

Education

Compete in state championship

The Jackson Aggies Archery Team traveled to Birmingham, April 22, to compete in the state championship round of the Archery in the Schools program. More...

GES hosting Class of 2010

Joe M. Gillmore Elementary School will host an open house and reception for the Jackson High School graduating Class of 2010 on Sunday, May 2, 2-4 p.m. The theme of the event is “Where little feet take steps to the future.” More...

April Students of the Month chosen at Gillmore Elementary

The following are “Students of the Month” at Gillmore Elementary School. More...

Sports

Little League Scores

Below are the Jackson Little League scores for April 3 23: More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 20-27 include: Kamie Bumpers Gates, 32, two counts possession of forged instrument second degree, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Let the good times roll!

Residents of the Washington County Nursing Home in Chatom were given the opportunity to participate in a wheelchair parade Friday, April 23, that began in the facility’s parking lot and progressed a short distance down Highway 56 and back. More...

Shooting delays Weaver capital murder trial

The trial of Joseph Carson Weaver, of McIntosh, one of two men charged in the September 2005 beating death of Willis Charles Malone, has been delayed while one of the prosecution’s key witnesses recovers from a gunshot injury. More...

First independent in years to run for ClarkeCo Sheriff

By Jim Cox

It isn’t a first, but it is a first since the 1800s an independent candidate has qualified for a Clarke County elected office. More...

News

Bid to be approved for drainage project in Jackson’s Depot area

A long-awaited project to correct a drainage project in the Depot area of Jackson is one step closer to becoming a reality. More...

Carpenter named AseraCare ‘Director of the Year’

Tracy Carpenter received one of the highest awards from her peers, April 13, at AseraCare’s national convention in Philadelphia, Pa. More...

Former Drive-In owner Ed Harris dies

Ed Harris, the longtime owner and operator of one of Jackson’s most popular eater ies, died Tuesday afternoon. He had been diagnosed with cancer only a few weeks ago and had started treatments but succumbed quickly. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Moms’ Day Out and 4K registration First Baptist Church has openings for children to partic ipate in Moms’ Day Out and 4K for the 2010 2011 school year. Moms’ Day Out is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. noon. More...

Editorials

Congress Reports

EADS’ entry puts Mobile back in tanker race

Last week, EADS North America announced it would re-enter the competition to manufacture the U.S. Air Force’s next generation aerial refueling tanker, known generically as the KC-X. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Taylor’s family offers thanks for everything community has done

Dear Editor, In December of 2009, our daughter Taylor was diagnosed with stage four lymphoma. More...

People

Coate - Callahan engaged to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Craig McFall of Meridian, Miss. and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Coate of Fairhope announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Brooke Coate, to 2nd Lt. Richard Coleman “Cole” Callahan. Second Lt. More...

Miss Duke - Mr. Garrick to exchange vows May 1

Linda and Dale Goodman of Grove Hill and Joseph Duke of Milton, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Rachel Duke, to Brandon Christopher Garrick, son of Jenny Garrick, and Melinda and Kenneth Garrick, all of Jackson. More...

Hall - Blount announce plans for June 26 wedding

Leigh and Stephen Hall of Opp announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nichole, to Christopher McKinley Blount, son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. “Bill” Blount Jr. of Leroy. More...