2018-11-29 E-Edition

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JA Eagles fall to SCA

Jackson Academy Eagles and Lady Eagles traveled to and played at South Choctaw Academy on Thursday, November 15. The Eagles lost to the Rebels 45-12. The Eagles were outscored early and often against the Rebels. The Eagles trailed 12-2 at the end of the first period and trailed 27-4 at the half. Things did not improve for the Eagles in […]

Church News

Mt. Zion No. 1 Baptist Church’s Annual Women’s Conference will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Woman, More Than A Conqueror.” Genesis 2:21-23/Romans 8:37. The guest speaker will be Dr. Wedia Love. Minister Elizabeth H. Chapman is the president. Dr. William E. Jackson is the pastor. Lower Peach Tree United Methodist Church will have a […]

Aggies beat Bulldogs with buzzer-beater 59-58

The Jackson High School Aggies hit the buzzer-beater to knock off county foe Clarke County High 59-58 in the CCHS Thanksgiving Tournament last Tuesday in Grove Hill. Dennis Taylor and Marejuan Worthy each had 13 points and four rebounds to lead the team. Derrick McGrew added nine points and two rebounds. Kyle Handy had six points and three rebounds. Taylor […]

Bears can’t overcome muscues against Luverne

The Leroy Bears lost 26- 7 to Luverne to end their season at 9-4 in the third round of the AHSAA Class 2A playoffs last Friday at Palmer Stadium-Farrish Field in Leroy. The Bears made a lot of the same mistakes against Luverne as they did against Daleville, but this time they were not able to over come them as […]

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. 19-26 include the following: Cathy Helveston, 62, alias writ of arrest, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Leroy Davis Scarver, 44, burglary third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Walton Thomas Few, 19, unlawful possession of marijuana second degree, criminal possession of forged instrument second degree, arrested by […]

Clarke Deed Records

Property deeds listed Dated Nov. 14-20

David H. Stackhouse, to Christopher H. Johnson. Shelton K. Jackson, to Michael E. Ledkins. Michael E. Ledkins, to Shelton K. Jackson. Katherine Brunson, to Stuart Horton. Timothy Harold James, to Elijah Bleu James. Joseph C. McCorquodale IIIAs Trustee, to William J. Colvin III. James Albert Cox-Other, to Mary Ellen Huckabee. James Albert Cox-Other, to James Albert Cox. James Albert Cox-Other, […]


Strickened with flu in college, woman’s life took a different path

Carolyn Robinson Larrimore of Marion, N.C. grew up in Jackson and offers the following bit of her family’s history in response to a request for stories relating to the Spanish flu pandemic. My mother, Daisy Morgan, had just begun her schooling at Livingston Normal School in Livingston when she became ill with the Spanish flu. So many students were suffering […]

Remember your first love

Pastor’s Sermon

Scripture: Revelation 1:1-4; 2:1-5 There comes a moment in life when love like a mighty ocean sweeps a person off one’s feet and one falls in love – a happy fall. We often reminisce and recall with nostalgia the depth, childlike trust and innocence of our ‘first love.’ Such experiences are not limited to human relationships but also in our […]