June 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Jackson welcomes teachers for AMSTI training

Schools in Clarke, Washington and Monroe counties are the latest to join the growing number of learning institutions taking part in the Alabama Math and Science Training Initiative (AMSTI). More...

Special Sections

Church

New Bible study program at First Assembly begins Aug 2

Over the past 30-40 years, there has been a marked shift away from a culture that supports Christian values. It's a different world, and parents need a different approach if they are to succeed. More...

Church of the Week

First Baptist Church of Jackson

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Okalona Methodist hosting singing June 10

Okalona Methodist Protestant Church will be hosting a singing on Saturday, June 10 at 7 p.m. More...

Education

Jackson Intermediate School students tapped with honors

Jackson Intermediate School announces its honor roll students for the fourth, nine weeks. More...

Area students named with honors at UM

Students named to the Dean's List and President's List at the University of Mobile have been announced for the 2006 spring semester. More...

Scruggs receives BSN at UA's Capstone College

Cailey Marie Scruggs received a bachelor of science in nursing degree from the University of Alabama's Capstone College of Nursing (CCN) on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at Coleman Coliseum. More...

Sports

2006 Little League All-Stars and top teams

12-Year-Old All-Stars announced

The Jackson Little League 12-year-old All-Stars were announced June 1 after the conclusion of More...

11-Year-Old All-Stars named

Jackson's 11-year-old Little League All-Stars were chosen following the final game of the season, More...

Top 9-10-year-old team

Comb and Shear tied with Don's Body Shop for the No. 1 position More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Anderson Walter Page Anderson, 86, died June 3, 2006 at a local health care facility. AU. S. Army veteran of World War II and a retired security guard with Dumas Brothers Manufacturing, he was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Jackson. More...

Jackson Municipal Court Report

The following information has been supplied by the Jackson Municipal Court for June 1, 2006. More...

Washington County Sheriff's Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests during the past two week period: More...

Runoffs July 18 for Washington County probate and sheriff

Washington County citizens will have to wait until the July 18 runoff date to find out who will be their next sheriff and probate judge. More...

Five injured in wreck

Five people were taken to area hospitals as a result of a traffic crash that occurred Friday, June 2 around 3:25 More...

News

Suspect assists in his own drug arrest

A suspect who initially ran from the law in Coffeeville actually returned with illegal drugs in his hands. More...

'Get Lost in Jackson' success story: Lois Guy loses 97 pounds in program

Lois Guy of Jackson has reached her weight loss goal while participating in the "Get Lost in Jackson" program. More...

Some may be eligible to receive tax breaks by buying more energy-efficient products

Alabamians may be eligible for federal tax breaks if they buy energy-saving products and put them into use from January 2006 to December 2007, according to the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

JMC offers diabetes classes Diabetes classes are offered at Jackson Medical Center on Tuesday nights. Please call 251246-9021 for class schedules. More...

Editorials

Publisher's Comments

Puttin' Payne' enjoying a perfect golf course

The fairways are lush and unbroken. The greens are like the felt atop a quality pool table. It is a perfect golf course...but perfect means there are even some challenging holes. More...

Opinions

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Congressional Report

Appropriations bills passed

This past week, Congress adjourned for the Memorial Day district work period. More...

People

Cards of Thanks

We would like to thank the people of this area, members of Ulcanush Baptist Church and our extended family for their love and support after the death of our dad, Wayne Walker. More...

Reeves Twilley exchange wedding vows at beach

Heather Leighanne Twilley and Derek Wayne Reeves were united in marriage on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at the Island House Hotel on Orange Beach. More...

Pendleton Bracy engagement announced

Gladys and James Rogers of Whatley and Billy Lee Pendleton Sr. of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Raven Pendleton, to Laderis Marquette Bracy, son of Patricia Bracy of Jackson and Bobby Rogers of Whatley. More...