March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction:

Goldin individuals were not guilty

Last week’s headline concerning Goldin Materials may have been misleading. The company Goldin Materials, that is considering developing a portion of the Washington County Business Park on U.S. Highway 43, was never convicted of anything. More...

Special Sections

Church

First Assembly to host Brad White Ministries

The Rev. E.C. Russell, pastor of First Assembly in Jackson, has announced the church will host Brad White Ministries on Sunday, April 10 at 10:45. Pastor Russell said, “The gift of music that Brad White shares is incredible.” More...

The meaning of Christian sympathy

Spiritual Beliefs

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2).” How do you express sympathy when friends and neighbors must deal with death and grief? What can you say or do to make a difference? More...

Church Calendar

Lenten program returning to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is sponsoring a Lenten program at noon on the Wednesdays during Lent, through April 13. More...

Editorials

Mayor Long recognizes good Jackson folks

Publisher’s Comments

It was a walk down memory lane and I never left my chair at the Citizen of the Year banquet last week as honoree Mayor Richard Long described a lot of Jackson residents who he said befriended and helped him after he moved to Jackson in 1979. More...

Political Cartoon

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People

Lucille White Anderson

Lucille White Anderson died March 27, 2011. Born June 9, 1922 in West Bend, she was 88 at the time of her death. More...

Washington County Jail inmates call her ‘mama’

She was born Oct. 31, 1926, but Doris Weaver is not your typical “senior citizen.” At age 84, she works a full-time job as jailer at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Henderson - Richardson announce May 21 plans

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Grant announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Heather Louisa Henderson, to William Anthony Richardson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rod Richardson of Leroy. More...

Long honored at Citizen of the Year annual banquet

Jackson Mayor Richard Long spoke about those who have had the most impact during his time in Jackson at the Citizen of the Year annual banquet hosted by the Jackson Rotary Club last Thursday night. More...

Female JHS student faces weapons charge following cutting at school

A 19-year-old Jackson High School student faces a felony weapons charge following an incident, Thursday, March 24, at the school in which she is accused of cutting another student. More...

ClarkeCo BOE votes to close Coffeeville school

The closing of Coffeeville High School has been talked about for years. More...

News

ClarkeCo man gets life in beheading case

A man accused of nearly decapitating a man with a machete and then setting fire to the house to cover the murder was given a life sentence last week. Jihad Abdur Rauf, 55, also known as Charles E. More...

WashCo Sheriff says he will pull out of E-911

For some time, the E911 Board has encountered problems, one of which was that often there are not enough members present at meetings to conduct business. The organization went to a quarterly meeting format, but that did not seem to help. More...

Clarke County Arc to host Spring Jubilee this Saturday

Clarke County Arc will host its annual Spring Jubilee fund-raising festival at its center on Forest Avenue in Jackson this Saturday. Scheduled events More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

ClarkeCo Extension System hosting gardening workshop More...

Education

Fatal Vision training at MHS

The Millry Police Department recently conducted a program at Millry High School concerning DUI and related offenses, utilizing a pair of “Fatal Vision” goggles that simulate the vision of More...

ClarkeCo BOE approves 2011-12 school calendar

The Clarke County Board of Education at its March 24 meeting attended to other matters other than voting to close Coffeeville High School. The board approved a school calendar for the 2011-12 year. Students will begin classes on Aug. 15. More...

JMS announces honor roll students for third nine weeks

Students on the A and A/B honor rolls have been announced by Jackson Middle School for the third nine week grading period. Grade 6 More...

Sports

Lady Aggies win nail-biter over LHS

The Jackson Lady Aggies scored early and then broke open a tie game to beat their cross-river rival Leroy 4-3 Monday afternoon in Jackson. In the second inning, with two outs, Jordan Neugent and Candace Brown singled. More...

JA Eagles leave Gators in the dust

Lady Eagles can’t last against CPS

The Jackson Academy Eagles came back from spring break swinging the bats as they beat the Clarke Prep School Gators 11-6 Monday night at home. Despite making nine errors on defense, the Eagles were able to limit the Gators at the plate. More...

Lady Bears win WashCo Tournament

The Leroy Lady Bears won the Washington County Tournament by beating the Lady Wildcats of Millry 15-4 Saturday in a game that started out in Fruitdale, but ended in Chatom. More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Jarvis Creagh, 22, of Mt. Vernon was arrested March 21 and charged with second degree theft of property. Bond was set at $5,000. More...