November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SMILE OF THE WEEK

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Special Sections

Church

Church Calendar

Grace Chapel hosting congregational singing   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m., led by Donald Jackson.  The Rev. More...

Coming Events

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Attend Peterman Arts & Crafts Festival   More...

Editorials

National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month. I am grateful for adoption, for families who choose to adopt and for mothers who realize that adoption is the best option. More...

Kay Ivey, our 55th governor

The legendary Alabama storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham, used to say, “Alabama is like a big front porch.” She was right, I have found that to be the case my entire life.  More...

Revisiting past mistakes

In a 1948 speech to the House of Commons, Sir Winston Churchill stated, “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Unfortunately, we have seen Churchill’s observation come true numerous times. More...

People

Card of Thanks

The kindness of family and friends who shared our sorrow has comforted us in the loss of our loved one, Fletcher Beech. We thank you sincerely for all the prayers, food, flowers and each expression of sympathy. More...

Donations sought for Wreaths Across America

The Elijah Pugh DAR Chapter 3022AL participated in the Veterans Day Program on Saturday, Nov. 10 at city hall in Jackson. They are requesting donations for Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 15. More...

Huckabee – Wharton to wed

Final plans have been announced for the marriage of Heather Huckabee and Wes Wharton.  The couple will exchange vows Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at two o’clock in the afternoon at Thomasville Baptist Church in Thomasville.  More...

JPD investigates robberies; urge vigilance during holidays

Thursday, Nov. 8, was a busy day for Jackson Police. JPD received a call reporting a robbery at the Shell Station. A male suspect entered the business and overtook the clerk, placing an unknown object in her back. More...

X’Zavier Scott to face Madison Co. grand jury in capital murder case

One of the two people arrested in connection with the murder of a Huntsville woman appeared in court in Madison County last week. X’Zavier Scott, 20, of Jackson was represented at the hearing by attorney Bruce Gardner. More...

Local veterans recall Vietnam

Vietnam. The name alone conjures images of jungles, troops, tents and helicopters. The name of the country has become synonymous with war. More...

News

Your Elected Officials

President Donald J. Trump, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washing-ton, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 304 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. Email: senator@shelby.senate.gov. More...

Veterans honored

The staff of Aseracare Hospice honored local veterans with a pinning ceremony on Nov. 8 at the Jackson Senior Center. Pictured in no particular order are veterans: Raven Dodson, Willie J. More...

Veterans Day

A Veterans Day parade was held Saturday followed by a program at city hall. Participants included the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church Choir, the Buglers Brass Quintet and speakers from the local VFW. Jackson Police Chief Jerry Taylor, a U.S. More...

Sports

Andrews signs with Bishop State

Jackson Academy senior Sydni Andrews signs a scholarship to play softball at Bishop State Community College. Andrews is the daughter of Melissa and Robert Andrews. More...

Late game heroics propel Aggies to win

Each time the Jackson Aggies scored points in their 2-14 overtime over Chilton County, they did so in the closing seconds of play.  Playing on a cold, wet Legion Field last Friday night, the Aggies trailed the entire game.  Chilton County h More...

THS Tigers survive to beat Beulah in first round

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated the Beulah High School Bobcats 7-0 Nov. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Jail Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. More...

Washington County Jail Report

Kody Michael Wilcox, 26, of Irvington, DUI, $1,200 bond.  Thomas G. More...

Jackson Police Report

The Jackson Police Department responded to the following incidents. More...