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Stars and Stripes
Search for missing revived by warming relations
The Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command is running newspaper ads like this one asking the Myanmar public to call in with information about WWII MIAs.
Wed May 22, 2013
Jenkins inducted into JSU Teacher Hall of Fame
Philip Jenkins, a seventh and eighth grade mathematics teacher at B.B. Comer Memorial High School, assists Comer students with their worm farm project.
The Montgomery Advertiser
4 plead guilty in Alabama college hazing case
<![CDATA[JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Four men have pleaded guilty to their involvement in hazing at Jacksonville State University. The Anniston Star reports (http://bit.ly/Z0hHjt) 22-year-old Justavious Johnson, 23-year-old Juston Thomas, 23-year-old Mikel Whitter and 28-year-old Varian May each pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of hazing stemming from a November 2011 incident. The victim told investigators he was trying to pledge Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and was ordered to drink alcohol, was hit with eggs, paddles and other objects and was repeatedly beaten. The man was hospitalized the and suffered from internal bleeding, reduced kidney functioning and other injuries. He filed a civil suit against the fraternity and its Jacksonville State chapter. Twelve other men have been charged with hazing and assault, and two others have been charged with hazing in the case.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sid Brown is new band director at PCHS
Newly hired band director Sid Brown said he expects the Pell City High School band to continue to grow.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Heard Citizen
Heard High School Academic Awards/Scholarship Night
This year's twenty-ninth annual Academic Awards/Scholarship Night took place on May 8 at Heard County High School.
Mon May 13, 2013
Pope canonizes first saints from Colombia, Mexico
Pope Francis canonized the first saints of his papacy -- including the first ever honored from Colombia and Mexico -- at a Mass on Sunday at St.
Sun May 12, 2013
Phi Kappa Phi inducts seven
Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Otranto Martyrs: exceptional witness of fidelity to Christ
On Sunday 12 May, Pope Francis will preside at a Mass for the Canonization of Blessed Antonio Primaldo and Companions; Blessed Laura di Santa Caterina da Siena Montoya y Upegui, virgin and foundress of the Congregation of the Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and St Catherine of Siena; Blessed Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala, co-foundress of the ... (more)
Artists in Action: New group promoting f - OEilm industry in Alabama
Those of you who are fascinated by the excitement of the big screen but find yourself lacking in creative vision and technical genius, take heart.
Killing with comedy: 'Spirited' show features British wit, and lots of it
Left to right, Rebekah Payne, Savannah Jones and Daniel King perform a scene from JSU's upcoming production of 'Blithe Spirit' running May 15-19. Submitted photo Seven actors lined the stage inside the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center at Jacksonville State University.
'Professor-Politician': Biography shows Alabama congressman's endeavors still bear fruit
"Professor-Politician: The Biography of Alabama Congressman Glen Browder" by Geni Certain; New South Books, 2012; 257 pages; $25.95 Glen Browder was the apple of George Wallace's eye.
Fri May 10, 2013
Cleveland Daily Banner
Alumnus of CSCC set for address
Approximately 650 students of Cleveland State Community College's class of 2013 will walk across the stage to receive their degrees and certificates during the 45th Commencement Ceremony Saturday at 10 a.m. in L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Final suspect in JSU hazing case arrested
The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested the last of 18 suspects in connection to a 2011 hazing incident at Jacksonville State University, according to authorities.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Select Houston County Commissioners Feels Media and Public Not AllowedTo Be In EMA Interviews
HOUSTON COUNTY: Houston County Commission Chairman Mark Culver, Houston County Commissioner's Doug Sinquefield and Melinda McClendon along with Houston County Personnel Director Sherri Thompson have given strict orders, the public...the media is not allowed in the closed door interview meeting scheduled for today.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
College students face increasing debt
Randall Nunn left the Jacksonville State University campus Friday evening with a newly earned bachelor's degree in psychology.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Jacksonville wants to clear path for trail users, remove parking
Citing concerns that cyclists and cars exiting and entering the parking lot near Alabama 204 in Jacksonville might crash into each other, some city officials have said they want to remove the small lot.
Another arrest made in 2011 JSU hazing incident
Authorities this week arrested another suspect in connection with a 2011 hazing incident involving a Jacksonville State University fraternity.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
JeffCo hires Supreme Court Justice as new county attorney
The Jefferson County Commission has hired Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin as its county attorney.
Congrats to ... Chloe Cram
Chloe Cram, a third grade student at Saks Elementary School, recently competed at ACTE regional fair held at Jacksonville State University.