October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction

In last week’s listing of Jackson Academy homecoming court members on page 8A, Jana Lankford was incorrectly listed as a sophomore maid. She was a senior maid on the court.   More...

Williams will headline Alpha Center’s Monday banquet

Table spots are still available for the Alpha Women’s Resource Center’s annual fund-raising banquet.  The banquet, which is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10, at Thomasville Baptist Church, will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Brought to you with a smile by: Ernest C. McCorquodale Attorney-At-Law LLC 2007 College Avenue Jackson, Alabama 251-246-3093 More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

St. Peter’s Baptist concludes revival   St. Peter Baptist Church of the Allen community continues their revival through Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m., the Rev. Tommie L. Chapman, pastor of the Pine Chapel No. More...

Prayer at the Pole

Jackson Academy held a special Prayer at the Pole last week led by Stave Creek Baptist Church worship and children’s pastor Justin Humphries and JA graduate Taylor Kinman. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Animal Shelter to host benefit yard sale   The Friends of the Clarke County Animal Shelter will be hosting a yard sale to benefit the animal shelter Oct. 6 and 7 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Editorials

A sobering look beyond the election

This campaign year has been full of twists and turns. We don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow, let alone on November 8. So talking about what comes afterward seems premature. More...

McPhillips a true blue Democrat

During this election year I have watched all the politics on television. In order to judge the coverage I have perused all the channels. Over the years political observers have bemoaned the fact that certain networks are biased. More...

Cooperative structure working well

They are all large, wellknown firms in the food industry. But Land O' Lakes, Ocean Spray, and Sunkist have more in common than the industry they share or the fact that their annual sales are in the billions of dollars They are all cooperatives More...

People

Bingo!

Employees of the White Smith Memorial Library stopped by the Jackson Senior Center recently to participate in the weekly bingo game. Above, Wayne Roney passes the winning numbers to Rhonda Lang. More...

Murder mystery dinner presents a unique cast of characters

Those who attended the Jackson Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual murder-mystery dinner theater were again entertained by a cast of characters that kept the audience deep in thought throughout the even More...

Miss Carter, Mr. Weaver announce wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. William Carter of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Arielle, to Christopher Paul Weaver. Mr. Weaver is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Real men wear pink

Boys at Gillmore Elementary School and members of the Jackson Middle School football team showed that it was manly to wear pink Monday. More...

Scammer strikes for more than $100k with online scheme

Scammers are becoming more and more sophisticated with their tactics, which can make even the most cautious people fall victim.  A Jackson woman recently learned this the hard way, losing more than $100,000 before discovering she had been deceiv More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Senior Center to host yard sale this morning   The Jackson Senior Center is having a yard sale today, Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at 9 a.m. Proceeds will to go toward The Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s awareness. More...

News

18th Annual Pioneer Day set for Oct. 29 at Clarke County Museum

The Clarke County Historical Museum in Grove Hill will host its18th Annual Pioneer Day Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free living history event features costumed re-enactors demonstrating early life in southwest Alabama. More...

Sewell will visit Clarke County next week

The public is invited to attend a “Congress in your Community” forum hosted by U.S. Rep. More...

Jackson runners participate in Stars and Stripes weekend 5k

The Tombigbee Running Club hosted its first race of the fall Saturday morning in Fulton with the Stars and Stripes 5k.  Brian Thorne was the overall winner with a time of 21:45.  David Fuller won the Men’s 10 and under with a 29:32 fi More...

Education

Grillmasters

Students participating in the Jackson High School welding program have been hard at work once again to create a grill and trailer. More...

Super students

During halftime of the Jackson High School vs. St. Paul’s game a few special students had the opportunity to be recognized for academic excellence. More...

Sports

Together again

On Saturday, Sept. 17, the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 20-17 to win the inaugural Fifth Quarter Classic at Ladd Peebles Stadium in Mobile. More...

OCTOBER 8 AUBURN & ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama at Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark. • 6 p.m. Watch on ESPN   More...

St. Paul's slips past Aggies, 28-21

Friday night’s match up between the Class 5A topranked Jackson High School Aggies and No. 2 St. Paul’s Saints definitely lived up to the hype. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

An alarm was reported Sept. 26 in the 200 block of West Cleveland Street.  An alarm was reported Sept. 26 in the 4000 block of North College Avenue.  An attempted burglary was reported Sept. More...

Washington County Jail Reports

Joseph O. Rivers, 37, of Mt. Vernon, was booked Sept. 27 for burglary third degree ($8,000 bond).  Rita T. Johnston, 45, of McIntosh, was booked Sept. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Sept. 22-29   Wendell G. Woodson, to Wendell M. Woodson.  Leland Marion Jordan, to Theresa McConnell.  Tina Peck, to Reginald Robinson.  V. More...