Jackson wet and dry committees file financial papers

   Both the dry and wet committees in the Jackson issue on legalized alcohol sales have filed papers with Clarke County Probate Judge Becky Presnall as required by law. Full Story

CCARC’s Spring Jubilee kicked off this past Saturday morning with the 5K Run/Fun Walk. A large number of participants took advantage of the beautiful spring weather and turned out for the event. The day was filled with plenty of good food to eat, music provided by local performers, as well as games for the young and old. See more photos on page 10-B (SA photo by Evan Carden) 003p1_xlg.jpg

Weather beautiful for ‘Spring Jubilee’

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WashCo tobacco money to help St. Stephens park

   The St. Stephens Historical Park received a boost Monday, when the St. Stephens Historical Commission (SSHC) was presented $10,000 obtained from the portion of the state tobacco tax that Washington County receives for parks and recreation. Full Story

JPD in search of sexual predator

Man allegedly fondled child in Jackson Wal-Mart

   Jackson Police are in search of a man who is accused of fondling a 9-year-old girl inside the Wal-Mart store Monday evening. Full Story

WashCo man charged as ‘I-65 Flasher’

   A Calvert man believed to be the Full Story


Jackson council to designate money from alcohol sales

   During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Jackson City Council agreed that they will pass an ordinance for the distribution of tax revenues from the sale of alcoholic beverages, should voters choose to legalize such sales during the special election sc Full Story

‘Citizens Against A Wet City’ conduct first meeting

Group adopts

   Between 70 and 75 citizens, many who live outside the Jackson city limits, gathered at Jackson City Hall Monday night to strategize about how to campaign against the legalized sale of alcohol in the town. Full Story

Attending the check presentation to the St. Stephens Historical Commission (front L-R) were Doris Brown, Wayne Blackwell, Nick Williams, Edith Wilcox, Samantha Williams; (back L-R) are Mike Breedlove, Jim Long, Earnest Goldman, Robert Grimes and Leon Cox. 003p1_xlg.jpg

Lightning blamed for outage

   Lightning was blamed for a power outage that idled the Boise paper mill in Jackson as well as a large portiion of Jackson and Grove Hill Monday morning. Full Story

Bill seeks to outlaw hog-dog fights

   A Clarke County legislator is sponsoring a bill that would outlaw Full Story


   U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner made stops in Washington and Clarke counties March 23, as part of his town meetings tour through the district he represents. Full Story

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Logger injured by falling tree

   A Clarke County logger had to be flown to a Mobile hospital by LifeFlite Helicopter Monday afternoon after he was injured by a falling tree. Full Story

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CCARC clients enjoy living as roommates

   CCARC (Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens) clients Cindy Baugh and Val Montgomery are more than just friends, they are also roommates. Full Story

Jackson man dies in West Bend wreck

   A Jackson man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in West Bend over the weekend. Full Story

Three hurt in crash near Coffeeville Saturday

   Three people were injured in an automobile crash just outside of the Coffeeville town limits on Highway 69 early Saturday morning. Full Story

Congressman Jo Bonner: ‘We must balance the budget’

   U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner made stops in Washington and Clarke counties March 23, as part of his town meetings tour through the district he represents. Full Story

Grove Hill events offer weekend of fun and history

Visitors to the town can learn about local history or attend a springtime celebration

   A big weekend is slated in Grove Hill with two events to entertain people. Full Story

Voters to decide if Jackson goes ‘wet’

   During a special meeting of the Jackson City Council, Monday, council members voted unanimously to hold a special election May 10, for voters to decide whether there will be legal alcohol sales in Jackson. Full Story

The injured logger was flown to a Mobile hospital by Lifeflite helicopter where he was treated for broken ribs and a punctured lung. (SA photo by Evan Carden)002p1_xlg.jpg

Little League park gets new lights

   Right photo: New light poles and lights, donated by Clarke-Washington Electric, were being installed this past Friday at North Jackson Little League Park. Full Story


One seriously injured in Highway 69 wreck

   A Monday afternoon wreck at the intersection of Crestwood Drive and Highway 69, sent one person to the hospital. Full Story

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Kirby Hoven of Jackson was injured when his 2000 Chevrolet Blazer was struck in the side by Joshua Hoven’s vehicle. (SA photos by Evan Carden)001p2_xlg.jpg

World War II Vet recalls flying European missions

   With the passage of time, we are quickly losing our World War II veterans, so we must capture and record as many of their stories as possible. Full Story

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