2012-03-22 E-Edition

Salitpa Water votes to merge with Jackson

Forty-two of 43 water customers of the Salitpa Water System present at a meeting Monday night voted to merge the rural system into the City of Jackson’s water system. The meeting was at River Hill Baptist Church in Salitpa. The Salitpa system has approximately 340 customers. Salitpa customers believe they will get better service and better rates from the larger […]

Neal Bradley honored for 41 years of service to fire dept.

Jackson Mayor Richard Long Sunday named the several football coaches who followed the legendary Paul “Bear” Bryant at Alabama, all unsuccessfully, until Gene Stallings came along. Long wasn’t speaking to a football gathering but at a reception at the First Presbyterian Church honoring retired Jackson Fire Chief Neal Bradley. The Stallings connection was prompted by Long having seen the retired […]

CCARC’s Robinson working hard to be successful in business

Success is often measured by how an individual reaches his or her goals and Clarke County Arc (CCARC) has been the catalyst for some of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities who have achieved personal milestones. Tim Robinson of Jackson is one of those people. He is hoping with the purchase of a new riding lawnmower, he will begin to […]

Getting SET ready to go

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Citizen of Year banquet is set Tickets are still available for Jackson’s Citizen of the Year banquet, which will be Tuesday, March 27, 6:30 p.m., at the Jackson First United Methodist Church Christian Life Center. The banquet is being conducted in honor of this year’s Citizen of the Year Barbara Hundley. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Merchant’s […]

Ronnie Dale Adams

Ronnie Dale Adams of St. Stephens died March 20, 2012 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile, following a long illness with heart disease. Mr. Adams was born May 25, 1948 in Gilbertown to the late Helen Irene Wiggins Adams and Jasper Crayton Adams. He attended Gilbertown Junior High School and graduated in 1966 from Southern Choctaw High School in Silas. […]

Andrea Bumpers Baldwin

Sister Andrea Bumpers Baldwin, a native of the Winn community, was born on Sept. 8, 1915 and departed this life on March 16, 2012. At an early age, she was baptized and became a member of Berry’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. She will be greatly missed for her service as a Deaconess board member, class leader, Lay Council member, Pastor’s […]

Claudie Burroughs Roper

Claudie C. Burroughs Roper, age 84, of Grove Hill, departed this life March 17, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. She was born July 3, 1926 to the late Howard and Rosie L. Bettis Burroughs. A member of the Pine Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church in Grove Hill, she served faithfully in the Senior Choir until her health failed. Left […]

June Bumpers Roseberry

Graveside services for June Evelyn Bumpers Roseberry will be today, Thursday, March 22, 11 a.m., at the Ulcanush Cemetery in Coffeeville with the Rev. Scott Harrell officiating. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour. A resident of Eight Mile and a native of Coffeeville, Ms. Roseberry passed away March 19, 2012 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. She […]