Clanton-Pierson exchange vows March 25

Karen Gwen Pierson and John Darwin Clanton were united in marriage on Saturday, March 25, 2006. Minister Steven Criegler officiated the 3 p.m. outdoor Native American western themed wedding. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. David L. Pierson of Hobson and Darwin P. Clanton of Leroy and the late Myrtle B. Clanton. The aisle was decorated with wildflowers […]


Pineview to have youth worship service Pineview Baptist Church of Thomasville will have a “Common Ground” non-denominational community-wide youth worship service Thursday, (today), April 13 at 6 p.m. The theme for the worship service is “Old School.” The speaker will be Bro. Shannon Moses. St. Peter’s Episcopal to have Holy Week St. Peter’s Episcopal Church located at 200 Hospital Drive […]

If the foundation be removed, what can the righteous do?

By Frank Mitchell, Jr.Jackson AOH Church of God Recent news reports as well as TV specials are now trying to persuade all who will be enticed that Judas was merely obeying orders from Jesus in betraying our Savior. A newly discovered papyrus document (supposedly discovered by National Geographic) purports that Judas acted on instructions from Jesus in betraying Jesus. As […]

Community Calendar

HIV Prevention Group meets

The Area-Wide HIV Prevention Community Network Group will meet Friday, April 14 at the Monroe County Health Department at 11 a.m. This meeting is open to anyone who supports increased awareness of HIV and stopping its spread. For more information contact Maureen Nichols at 251-275-7108. Photo contest deadline near “Photography In Your Own Backyard” entries must be turned into the […]

Community Study Club holds March meeting

In March, Community Study Club members enjoyed a catered dinner in the home of Mrs. Jean Hepstall. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Vivian Gilmore and Mrs. Pat Williams. Guests were Mrs. Ellen Waller, Mrs. Jean McInnis and Mrs. Rosalyn Patton. Mrs. Virginia Harrigan, club president, called the meeting to order. Mrs. Sherry Hamilton, program chairman, presented Mrs. Waller, an interior decorator who […]

B’ham Children’s Theatre to perform in Jackson

The Birmingham Children’s Theatre will perform for students of Jackson Intermediate School on Wednesday, April 19 at 1:15 p.m. This school performance is funded by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Jackson Intermediate is one of 45 schools in 31 counties benefiting from the council’s statewide Rural School Touring Program. Birmingham’s Children’s Theatre (BCT), is Birmingham’s […]

TCDC holds annual Beautillion, Cotillion March 25

Photo courtesy of Willie Landrum Photography The Toddtown Community Development Center along with coordinators Charles and Yvonne Johnson held their fifth annual Beautillion and Cotillion on March 25 at H.W. Pearce Memorial Assembly House in Jackson. The mistress of ceremony for the event was Karen Donald of Jackson. Steve James Sr. and Dr. Lashun Graves presented 12 young men and […]

Couple weds on April 5

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Smith, both of Jackson (nee Pamela Barlow) were married Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at Andrews Associated Foods in Grove Hill.

Payne – Buchanan to wed in Orange Beach May 27

Dr. and Mrs. Rhett Goode Payne III of Meridian, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristy Lynn, to Sean Buchanan, both of Meridian. Miss Payne is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rhett Goode Payne Jr. of Jackson and the Rev. and Mrs. Hughie Denton of Evergreen. The bride-elect is a graduate of Newman-Smith High School […]

Final Plans

McRae-Gilmore Tanya T. McRae of Grove Hill and Michael O. Gilmore will exchange marriage vows Saturday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. at the Rockbar Baptist Church in West Bend. A reception will follow. Ms. McRae is the daughter of the late Melissa Ann McRae. Mr. Gilmore is the son of Ms. Dorthy Lee Gilmore and Mr. and Mrs. James Gilmore. […]