February 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Four arrested for drugs

Clarke and Washington County law enforcement officers made several drug arrests during the past week, involving cocaine and crystal methamphetamine. More...

Special Sections

Church

OBITUARIES

Lathan Funeral Home, Inc.

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

I remember Spiderman and candy bars were sacrifices for Lent

Every kid has a hero. Mine was Spiderman. In those days the comic books were 10 cents apiece. A candy bar was an additional 10 cents. More...

‘Women and Men’s Program’ at Mt. Nebo Feb. 27

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Carlton will be hosting their More...

Education

Morris featured at Gaither Homecoming Concert Saturday

With decades of experience touring on the road, and contacts with musicians and at churches throughout the world, UM Center for Performing Arts Director Roger Breland knows how to open doors of opportunity for talented college students. More...

Smith chosen Miss Eagle Pride

Courtney Smith, center, of Jackson was chosen as Jackson Academy More...

JHS Elite Night begins at four o’clock because of conflict

Principal Robert Hagood said due to a conflict in scheduling, the Jackson High School Elite Night will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18. More...

Sports

Aggies take top spot in Area 1 tournament

Jackson High School More...

Dates announced for 2005 STG Trail

On Oct. 28 and 29, a group of anglers will fish for $3,000 in cash and prizes as the Share the Gospel Tournament Trail will host the CLASSIC presented by Blazer Boats. More...

JHS team, alumni split doubleheader

Regular season play begins Monday against Monroe County

The Jackson High School 2005 baseball team saw its first action of the season with the annual alumni game at McCants Field this past Saturday. More...

Train hits log truck in Walker Springs

A freight train hit a log truck in Walker Springs Monday afternoon. The truck and trailer were demolished and the driver was airlifted to a Mobile hospital but apparently survived the accident with only limited injuries. More...

Recko House chosen as McIntosh 'Officer of the Year'

To be singled out as an exceptional person by those you work with can be a very satisfying experience. More...

News

Report of fake police officer concerns Jackson PD chief

Man flees scene of wreck after being thrown from vehicle

By Evan Carden SA Editor Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge said a call from a woman Monday afternoon has prompted him to issue a warning to motorists to be on the lookout for anyone impersonating a police officer. More...

Roads and bridges focus for WashCo Commission

Members of the Washington County Commission and their engineer held a lengthy discussion on the condition of roads and bridges around the county Monday, and they were informed of the resignation of the assistant county engineer. More...

Clarke County Grand Jury hands down indictments

Here is a partial list of indictments issued by the recent Clarke County Grand Jury. More will be published later. More...

Coming Events

Coming Events

JMC offers diabetes classes Diabetes classes are offered at Jackson Medical Center on Tuesday nights. Please call 251-246-9021 for class schedules. More...

Editorials

President Bush sends FY 2006 budget proposal to Congress

The process of establishing spending levels and preparing the appropriations bills for the federal government officially began on Monday, Feb. 7, when President Bush sent his FY 2006 budget proposal to Capitol Hill. More...

An economic shot in arm for WashCo

It was a good day for Chatom, Washington County and Southwest Alabama Friday when Gov. Bob Riley came to town to help announce the reopening of a long-closed manufacturing plant. More...

Legislators using same-sex marriage issue to grandstand

Alabama Scene

Syndicated Columnist What is happening in the Legislature on the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriages in Alabama is grandstanding, pure and simple. More...

People

Miss Bedwell and Mr. Lightcap honored at several parties

Lesley Bedwell of Jackson, and Michael Lightcap of Mobile, attended parties hosted in their honor. More...

Paul - Casey to wed March 5 at Goodway Assembly

Ms. Liz Paul of Monticello, Ark. and Mr. and Mrs. David L. Paul of Grove Hill, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Grace, to Roger Allen Casey of Monroeville, son of Maxine Casey of Repton and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Roberts - Wyatt to be united in marriage April 2

Mr. and Mrs. Glover F. Roberts of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Jo, to Steven Mark Wyatt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Wyatt of Tuscaloosa. More...