2015-09-10 E-Edition


Jackson Police Department searches for suspect in phone theft

The Jackson Police Department is searching for a woman who recently walked out of a Jackson store with a stolen iPhone. According to Detective Brian Clark, a shopper at Walmart left her phone on the counter during a visit to the store Tuesday, Aug. 25. A white female wearing a pink and white tank top spotted the phone, pocketed it […]

Port project progressing as scheduled

A current project could help the city of Jackson take advantage of untapped potential at the port in the future. During Tuesday’s Jackson City Council meeting, Economic Developer Jesse Quillen said they are a little more than a week into a project to renovate the area, and he encouraged members of the council to monitor the progress. Already, Quillen said, […]

Chamber’s annual meeting will take place Sept. 15

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. The Chairman’s Reception will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30. Tickets can be picked up at the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce building downtown. A vote will take place to replace three members […]

Jackson Fall Fest will be Nov. 7

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 33rd annual Fall Festival on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the streets of downtown Jackson. This event will include live music, an antique car and tractor show, food and market booths. There will also be games, the lumberjack competition, and golf ball drop.


Few tickets remain for JMC Auxiliary Murder-Mystery

It is time once again for Jackson residents and supporters of Jackson Medical Center to walk away from their day jobs and take on the role of detective. The hospital’s auxiliary will host its annual Murder-Mystery Dinner Thursday, Sept. 17, at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House, and everyone is encouraged to attend, collect clues throughout the skits and […]


Emily Faye Courington

Emily Faye Courington, 76, of Coffeeville, entered into rest on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. She attended the Jackson Church of Christ. Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson, with the Rev. Scott Baggett and William Harper officiating. Burial followed at Jones Chapel Church of Christ in Coffeeville with Lathan Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Courington was […]

Chester Hoven

Chester Hoven, 85, passed away Sept. 7, 2015 at his Jackson residence. He was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend, a veteran of the U.S. Army and the owner of Hoven’s Upholstery. As a founding member of the Clarke-Washington Coon Hunter’s Association, he was actively involved in the Elvis Roberts Memorial Coon Hunt, which raised money for St. Jude’s […]