January 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Crosbys attend party at the White House

Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Crosby, formerly of Jackson, attended the 2004 White House Christmas party hosted by President George W. and First Lady Laura Bush. Mr. Crosby is the accounts payable manager for the Bush Compliance Committee. More...

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Church

OBITUARIES

Lathan Funeral Home, Inc.

FIRST IN PRE-NEED FUNERAL PLANS Jackson - 246-2363 More...

Mid-Week Worship and Praise offered on WHOD 94.5 FM

Mid-Week Worship and Praise is broadcasted on radio station WHOD 94.5 FM every Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. More...

Rhea Brisco to speak at women’s conference and retreat in Destin

Hurricane Ivan More...

Editorials

Defeat of Amendment 2 sends negative message about state

Inside the Statehouse

The defeat of Amendment 2 on last year More...

We should be thankful for our first responders

Once again the citizens of Jackson should be thankful that we have such a dedicated group of first responders in our police and fire departments. More...

Highway, education funds in great shape but General Fund in dire straits again

Alabama Scene

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People

Youth of the FMDA invite everyone to participate in MLK Day motorcade

The youth of the Free Mission District Association (FMDA) invite everyone to participate in the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Motorcade on Monday, Jan. 17. More...

Acker - Payne to exchange wedding vows April 2

Mr. And Mrs. John W. Riggins of Greensboro, N.C. announce the engagement of, Lesley Leatherbury Acker to Lawrence Frazier Payne, both of Mobile. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Bay Area Strings Orchestra to perform Jan. 27 at CCHS

The Bay Area Strings Community Orchestra of the Mobile Symphony will be performing Thursday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m. at Sage Auditorium at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill. More...

Coffeeville man shot dead after robbing bank in Monroe Co.

A Frisco City bank robber who was shot and killed there Tuesday afternoon was from Coffeeville. More...

Larry Jones elected to serve on Ronald McDonald House board

Local businessman and Jackson resident Larry Jones is among eight of the newest members of the 2005 Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile, Inc. More...

Clarke voters asked to consider renewal of school tax Jan. 25

Clarke County voters overwhelmingly approved the renewal of existing school taxes in November and will vote on a final renewal in a special referendum Jan. 25. More...

First wave of 711th soldiers return to states

The first wave of returning soldiers of the Alabama National Guard More...

News

Jackson honored with American Cancer Society Relay for Life award

The American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that Jackson has been recognized with the 2004 Relay for Life Top 20 events award. The honor is bestowed on events who reached the top 20 events per capita in the state of Alabama. More...

Jackson native teams with Hank Aaron Honda to ‘drive away homelessness’

Infinity Solutions, Inc., an Atlanta-based nonprofit agency founded by a Jacksonian, presented raffle winner, Kalanos Johnson, with a 2005 Honda Civic courtesy of Hank Aaron Honda. More...

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Education

Local residents among UA graduates

Area residents were among the 1,100 receiving degrees at winter commencement ceremonies at the University of Alabama on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004 in the Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus. More...

Receives ‘Top Bell Ringers’ award

Bobbie Overstreet (right), volunteer bell ringing coordinator for the Salvation Army, Clarke County, presented the Jackson Intermediate School Student Government Association with the Top School Bell Ringers award. More...

Jackson Academy students named to honor roll for second nine weeks

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Sports

Shoots deer with crossbow

Scott Trujillo, 5, killed his first deer, a 7-point buck, with a crossbow. He shot the deer while hunting with his dad at a briar patch in Sunflower, Dec. 23. He is the son of Becky and Jason Trujillo of Wagarville. More...

First buck of season

Adam Mose, of Jackson, killed his first buck of the hunting season, this 4-point, which weighed between 175-180 pounds. He shot the deer with a .270 rifle while hunting in the Barlow Bend area. (SA photo by Evan Carden) More...

Cow-horn buck shot

Lindsay Powell, 11, killed her first deer, a cow-horn buck, Dec. 28 while hunting with her dad, Chris Powell, near Carlton. She shot the deer with a 7.62x39mm. cal. Ruger bolt-action rifle. More...