December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man missing for days found dead in wreck

The body of Curtis Chaney, 32, of York, was discovered Tuesday afternoon near Coffeeville.  His Buick LeSabre was found overturned in a ravine off Highway 84 in Choctaw near the Coffeeville bridge. More...

Smile of the Week

Isabella Skipper More...

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Tiny Tots Story-Time at WSL All children ages 2 and under are invited to join in the Tiny Tots Story-Time at the White Smith Library in Jackson. More...

Editorials

Here’s My Take

Pouring the concrete of Christianity’s foundations

Have you ever heard those bells that chime every hour through the south side of town? They belong to the First Baptist Church and they’ve been ringing ever since I was a little boy, spending each and every one of my summers in Jackson. More...

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Capital View

Governor at odds with Alabama’s best interests

Gov. Bentley has contributed to some positive public policy for our state but now he’s playing politics with the health care of a quarter million Alabamians. More...

‘Just gimme a sec’

Former Leroy wide out Sammie Coates (above) scored the game-tying touchdown for the Auburn Tigers with .32 left in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Iron Bowl. More...

Jackson parade is Friday

Lots of parades scheduled around the region between now and Saturday

“An Old-Fashion Christmas” is the theme for this year’s Jackson Christmas Parade, slated Friday, Dec. More...

Christmas music Dec. 11 on corner of Depot Road

The Rev. Dr. Stevenson E. Tullis DD, senior pastor of Mt. Olive No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson and the church’s youth ministry invite all to a Christmas celebration on the corner of Depot Road in Jackson on Wednesday, Dec. More...

News

Jackson Council discusses water system expansion

Following the city council’s bi-monthly approval of minutes and payment of bills, Mayor Pro Tem Paul South announced that the communities of Chilton, Clarkesville and Winn, as of Nov. More...

Surprise on the Tombigbee

Some Jackson residents had the opportunity to see the replicas of Christopher Columbus’ ships on Tuesday morning as they passed through Jackson. More...

Sports

Deja Vu!!

WCHS tops Sweet Water in semifinals Washington County defeats SWHS; sets up rematch in Super 6 with Tanner

DeAnthony Holcombe and the Washington County High School football team became the top “dawgs” Nov. 29 with a 28-14 win on the road at Sweet Water High.  More...

SPORTS REPORT

Destiny trumps Dynasty in classic Iron Bowl

Whew! More...

AHSAA Super 6 pairing

Four of six defending state football champions advanced Friday night to the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 2013 Super 6 State Football Championships Dec. 5-6 at the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium.  More...

For the Record

ClarkeCo Jail Bookings

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov.25- Dec. More...

ClarkeCo Deeds, Marriage Licenses

Marriage license applications  Derlon Jaronn Allen, to Jessica Latoya Henderson.  Heath Bostrom Horton, to Haley Lynne Hill.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages More...

Police Incident Reports

The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   Domestic assault was reported Nov. 25 at 500 block of Clolinger Road.  Domestic assault was reported Nov. More...