June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SET to break ground in Jackson

A groundbreaking for SET-Alabama, Inc., a new steel processing plant recently announced for Jackson, will be conducted Wednesday, June 15 at 11 a.m. at 250 Clolinger Road. The public is invited to attend. Lt. Gov. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Calendar

VBS continues at Stave Creek Baptist Vacation Bible School continues at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson through June 10, 6-8:30 p.m. Ages 3 through the fifth grade are invited to participate. More...

Serve the Lord through prayer

Spiritual Beliefs

James 5:16 “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” More...

AUCTIONS

ABSOLUTE AUCTION - Complete liquidation of Dixie Academy, Louisville, Alabama. School closed, liquidating everything. Bus- mobile classroom - gym - football & athletic equipment - computers, desks, lunchroom equipment. More...

Education

Pugh-Franklin receives MA at Liberty University

During the May 14, 2011 commencement at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Janice Chapman Pugh- Franklin received a master of arts degree. Her field of studies included human services, with an emphasis in marriage and family counseling. More...

YARD SALE HIPPY program celebrates fourth annual graduation

MOVING SALE – washing machine, dryer, freezer, rocking chairs, lawn chairs, rosewood “clam shell chairs” – 2, chest of drawers – large, book shelves, lawn mower, garden tools, antique clocks, bar-b-que grills, piano, cou More...

Sports

9- 10- year- old Jackson All- Stars

Those recently named to the Jackson Little League 9-10-year-old All-Stars (front, LR) are Nykedrick Jackson, Kie Steed, Mathew Windham, Chipper Tucker and Trey McKee; (second row, L-R) are D.J. More...

10- year- old Jackson All- Stars

Those recently named to the Jackson Little League 10-year-old All-Stars (front, L-R) are Cameron Schmidt, Dustin Vice, Micah Roberts, Dakota Ready and Deion Pickens; (back, L-R) are Trey Sullivan, Ka More...

JHS cheerleaders earn awards at camp

The Jackson High School cheerleaders attended cheerleader camp last week at the University of Alabama and earned several awards. Throughout the week the girls were recognized with blue superior ribbons in evaluations and spirit sticks each night. More...

For the Record

Clarke deeds, marriage licenses published

Marriage license applications Patrick Anthony Taylor, to Lensi Anne Driver; Billy Jacob Overstreet, to Jessica Dawn Curry; Samuel Justin Noble, to Dacy Brooke Slayton; James Robert Bradley, to Morgan Elaine Hurst. More...

Jackson Police report drug and shoplifting arrests

Jackson Police reported the following arrests and incidents during the past week: *Lisa Ann Tarver, 43, of Jackson was arrested June 1 and charged with theft of property after she was accused of shoplifting a bottle of wine at the Walmart Supercenter More...

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Nick Allan Kofonis, 46, of Saraland was arrested May 31 and charged with failure to appear on charges of DUI, improper parking and first degree th More...

Horses injured in McVay attack

Five horses were mutilated and abused, apparently in their stables or adjacent fenced area in the McVay community last week. More...

Tuesday’s storm wreaks havoc in area

What began as a rumble of distant thunder in the late afternoon hours Tuesday, June 7, turned into a dangerous thunderstorm that moved across Washington and Clarke counties leaving downed trees and power lines and roof damage to several homes. More...

American Legion Auxiliary places flags in local cemeteries on Memorial Day

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary met at 6 a.m. on Memorial Day to place flags in local cemeteries on graves of fallen soldiers. Mrs. More...

News

WashCo Courthouse HVAC renovation moves ahead

Todd Smith, representative for Schneider Electric, met with the Washington County Commission at its June 1 work session to discuss the study his company has made of the courthouse. More...

VFW to meet and elect officers

All members of VFW Post 5355 and the Ladies Auxiliary are encouraged to attend the post’s regular monthly meeting, which has been changed from the third Tuesday of the month to Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. More...

Ridin’ in a `Stang!

Matthew Grafton, a consumer at Clarke County Arc, was given a special treat on his birthday, Tuesday, June 7, when he was given a ride in a convertible Ford Mustang, thanks to the efforts of his cons More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

WSML News Patrons of the White Smith Memorial Library in Jackson can now go online to whitesmithlibrary.org and click on catalog to take a look at the library's holdings and see what is available for checkout. More...

Editorials

Congress Reports

It is time to settle the national debt crisis

Nearly 20 years ago, plainspoken businessman turned politician Ross Perot liked to use the phrase “where the rubber meets the road.” When it comes to finally addressing America’s $14.3 trillion debt - the single biggest threat to ou More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Thanks for making cooking a success

Dear Editor, We would like to give a big “Thank You” to everyone involved in helping to make the cooking in Tuscaloosa we organized on May 21st a success. More...

People

Wood bids farewell

After more than three years as the business office manager for Alabama Power’s Clarke County offices, Donice Wood (right) bid farewell to friends, coworkers and acquaintances last Thursday duri More...

Leathers - Davis to wed June 25

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ray Leathers of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Keller Monet, to Steven Grey Davis, son of Donna Skipper Davis of Grove Hill and Richard Craig Davis of Fulton. More...

Final plans announced for Slayton - Noble

Dacy Brooke Slayton and Samuel Justin Noble will be united in marriage on Saturday, June 11, 2011, at 6 o’clock in the evening at First Baptist Church in Jackson. A reception will be conducted at the H.W. More...