October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A love of God and home cooking keep Boykin healthy at 100 years

Wilcy Mae Fox Boykin, who recently reached her 100th birthday, said the secret to her longevity isn’t complicated.  Wilcy Mae said she keeps the lessons she has learned from church close to her heart, enjoys home cooking and maintains a po More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Brought to you with a smile by:  KEVIN L. PICKETT, DMD, MS Specialist in Orthodontics 2620 College Avenue Jackson, AL 36545 Phone (877) 660-1103 www.pickettortho.com   More...

Special Sections

Church

E.C. Russell to speak at Gaineston UMC homecoming

A homecoming celebration is planned for Oct. 29 at Gainestown United Methodist Church beginning with the 11a.m. worship service. Bro. E.C. More...

Learning to read our heavenly blueprint

I recently spent an afternoon with a young man as he was sharing about his search for personal direction. In his attempt to discover what type of life God wants for him, he’s hoping that he will eventually find happiness and contentment. More...

Allison to celebrate 25th anniversary at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church

Pastor William “Bill” Allison and his wife Betty will be honored for the Rev. Allison’s 25th pastoral anniversary at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Walker Springs on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 2 until 4 p.m.  More...

Editorials

Don’t complain about nothing to do — there’s plenty to do, go do it!

I hear it over and over. More...

Big races on ballot in 2018

Now that the dust has settled from the Republican Senate primary, we can focus on the much-anticipated 2018 elections.  More...

Montgomery Co. pays off in Bitcoin

The news several weeks ago came as a shock to many residents. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

Akirra Hudson, 18, was arrested Oct. 7 on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Matthew Bradley, 33, was arrested Oct. 8 on charges of public intoxication. A medical emergency was reported Oct. 10 in the 100 block of Wiggins Road. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 10-16 include: Dirk Leon Walker, 38, falsely reporting incidentfire/ crime/catastrophic/other emergency, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Washington County Jail Reports

Pierre Polk, 23, of Fort Mitchell, was booked Oct. 8 for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana second degree ($500 and $1,500 bonds).  Bradie Isaac Douglas III, 30, was booked Oct. More...

Holland shares an incredible story of his faith and purpose at Alpha dinner

The path of minister, author and musician Steventhen Holland has taken many twists and turns to place him in a position to become an advocate for choosing life.  More...

Marengo County man arrested for Gulf robbery

An August gas station burglary was recently solved when the suspect continued his trend of break-ins.  Jarvis Lewis, a resident of Marengo County, is facing charges for an Aug. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Fun times at the fairgrounds will begin Oct. 30

The Clarke-Washington Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Area Rotary Club, will take place Oct. 30 through Nov. 4 at the Cecil McMullan Fairgrounds near the entrance of Jackson High School. Gates open at 5 p.m. More...

News

Meadows gives families and residents peace of mind

Editor’s note: The following stories are a continuation of this week’s Health Care edition.  The decision for a loved one to move to an assisted living facility can be difficult for the entire family.  Fortunately, The Meadows, More...

Jackson Health Care was just what the doctor ordered for Blount

When Jackson resident Mike Blount underwent hip replacement surgery a month ago, he knew the road to recovery would be difficult on his own. More...

Around town

Women on Target

The JPD will host a Women on Target course Saturday, Oct. More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

Brunson Reunion announced The Brunson Family Reunion has been set for Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a. m. until 2 p.m., at the Oak Grove Baptist Church in the Chilton community. Bring a covered dish, lawn chairs and come and enjoy the fellowship. More...

Sports

OCTOBER 21 AUBURN & ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama vs. Tennessee Tuscaloosa • 2:30 p.m. Watch on CBS   More...

Lady Aggies honor senior volleyball players

The Jackson High School volleyball team recently recognized its senior players prior to their final home game. Emily Green, above left, was joined by her parents Adam and Kim Green. More...

Eagles earn third seed with win against Pickens

Friday night’s 20-12 win against Pickens Academy was huge for Jackson Academy for many reasons. More...

People

Miss Norris, Mr. Weaver to exchange wedding vows

Joan Norris and Tom Norris, both of Madison, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole, to John Richard Weaver. Mr. Weaver is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Author John Sledge to speak at October 29 historical society meeting

The author of a new book on Alabama and the Civil War will speak at the Sunday, Oct. 29 meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society.  More...

Final wedding plans announced for Miss Arnold, Mr. Roney

Robin Arnold and BJ Roney have announced their final wedding plans. The couple will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at six o’clock in the evening, at the H.W. More...