January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

McIntosh sewerage line a ‘go’

When told of action by the Washington County Commission at their Jan. 24 meeting to bring a sewerage line throughthe town of McIntosh, Mayor Carroll Daugherty said, “It’s the greatest thing that ever happened! More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Love program for Ruby Davis Robinson The Anointed Angels will host a benefit love program for Sis. Ruby Davis Robinson Saturday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m., at the St. Union Baptist Church in Jackson. The Rev. Richmond Chaney is the pastor. More...

Christian service is a life’s work

Matthew 4: 18-20 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting their net into the lake, for they were fisherman. More...

Turn a school zone into a prayer zone

On Feb. 6 at 10:45 a.m., First Assembly of God in Jackson will host a “Prayer Zone Partner Service.” Guest speakers will include Alabama Youth Alive Director Ben Russell and First Assembly Youth Pastor Joe Green. More...

Editorials

Republicans can use senate rules to force vote

Alabama Viewpoints

Now that H.R. 2, the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), passed the House of Representatives, the nation's attention will turn to the Senate. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

ObamaCare repeal vote not just a ‘symbolic’ victory

Congress Reports

Last week’s 245 to 189 House vote to repeal the ObamaCare law ruffled feathers all over Washington. Irked liberals were quick to dismiss the lower chamber’s strong rejection of the controversial law as merely a symbolic victory. More...

People

Roberts - Powell exchange wedding vows

Kayla Powell and Zachary Roberts were united in marriage on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011 at 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The Rev. Mike Maloy officiated the ceremony at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Hawk - Criswell to wed March 26

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Horshok of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Catie Hawk, to Lance Criswell, son of Ms. Laurie Pritchett and Mr. Robbie Criswell, both of Jackson. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Mr. More...

Thank you notes are falling by the wayside

Random Ramblings

While watching the nightly news early this week there was a feature story on people not writing thank you notes anymore. It reminded me that I had not finished writing people who gave Mike and me gifts for Christmas. More...

Mardi Gras coming to Jackson

Revelers who normally travel out of town to celebrate Mardi Gras will have a chance to enjoy the season in Jackson this year. More...

One charged in cutting of Jackson man

A Jackson man is charged in the cutting of another, Jan. 21, in the Depot area of town. More...

Burglars strike seven businesses

Six Jackson businesses reported being burglarized, Tuesday, and one reported an attempted break-in. More...

News

Weaver gets life after guilty plea in Malone murder case

Joseph Carson Weaver was sentenced to life in prison without parole, Jan. 19, after he entered a guilty plea in Washington County Circuit Court for the Sept. 4, 2005 murder of Willis Malone, 21, of McIntosh. More...

Presents check to WashCo Commission

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Second juvenile charged in Jan. 16 Bargain Motors burglary

A Jackson 13 year old is the fourth person and second juvenile to be charged in the Jan. 16 burglary of Bargain Motors, located at 623 Forest Avenue. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

‘Rural Electricity's Beginnings’ topic for historical society More...

Education

ClarkeCo schools super requests added security at board meetings

The Clarke County Board of Education quickly handled the few items on its January meeting agenda this past Thursday. More...

Graduation exam assistance offered to 11th and 12th graders

Students in the Clarke County School System have the opportunity for tutoring/ remediation being offered by the Clarke County Board of Education. More...

JA Drama Club competes at Faulkner in Montgomery

On Friday, Jan. 21, the Jackson Academy Drama Club traveled to Faulkner University in Montgomery to compete in the AISA State Drama Competition. More...

Sports

JV Eagles place third in state

The Jackson Academy junior varsity boys’ basketball team traveled to the AISA 1A State Tournament last weekend and finished in third place. More...

Eagles head into area tournament as No. 2 seed

Jackson Academy’s boys’ basketball dropped one game last week to area foe Elwood Christian in Selma last Tuesday night by a score of 75-41, giving the Eagles an area record of 2-2, locking up a No. More...

Meitzler signs with Faulkner

Jackson High School softball player Anna Meitzler recently signed to play for Faulkner State. More...

For the Record

Clarke deeds, marriage licenses

Marriage license applications Jerry Peterson Jackson, and Kendra Traniece Jackson; Jason Brett Sturdivant, and Karen Carpenter Williamson. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 18-25 include: Erik Deran Lanier, 29, assault second degree, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...