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  • Man in critical condition after being shot multiple times on parking lot of barbershop
    Man in critical condition after being shot multiple times on parking lot
    A 20-year-old Jackson man is in critical condition after being shot multiple times on a barber shop’s parking lot in east Jackson, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.Police have not released the name of the victim...
  • DAV Chapter 6 Installs New Officers
    DAV Chapter 6 Installs New Officers
    By Michael IsamSt. Augustine, Fla, (May 25, 2013) – A new year started for Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 6 with the installation of officers.The clubhouse of the St. Augustine South Improvement Association was the setting for the...
  • Law enforcement conduct sex offender compliance and warrant check operation
    Law enforcement conduct sex offender compliance and warrant check operation
    A successful sex offender compliance and warrant check was conducted on Thursday, according to a Friday afternoon news release from the Jackson Police Department.The release said investigators and officers from the Jackson Police Department's...
  • US military
    Military's Basic Allowance for Housing rates to increase 3.8 percent in 2013
    The Department of Defense announced today its 2013 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates, which take effect Jan. 1, 2013. Overall rates will increase an average of 3.8 percent this year.Basic Allowance for Housing, or BAH, is paid monthly to...
  • Two arrested in early morning home invasion, third suspect sought
    Two arrested in early morning home invasion, third suspect sought
    Two people have been arrested and a three person is being sought after an early Wednesday morning burglary in North Jackson, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.The release said at about 2:00 am Wednesday, officers...
  • Table Rock Kiwanis
    Table Rock Kiwanis Installs Officers for new Kiwanis Year
    The Central Point Table Rock Kiwanis met in the Twin Creeks banquet room to install officers, induct new members and make awards for the past year’s service.Lt. Governor of Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Lonnie Johnson and his wife Debbie were...
  • Tightrope
    Stress of a twelve hour work day
    Stress of a twelve hour work dayThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) purports that a normal work shift is usually no more than eight consecutive hours during the day, five days a week, with at least an eight-hour rest. www.osha...
  • leaders
    Leadership Traits in USNA Midshipmen
    The Naval Academy leans heavily toward admitting leaders–applicants with those traits. You might be the captain of the Varsity football team, the student body president, the concert master, or the one who started a fund-raiser for a worthy...
  • Police line
    Forty percent of police officers suffer from sleep disorders
    About 40% of police officer across the United States has at least one sleep disorder.“Not me,” one friendly San Antonio Police Bike Patrol officer said after hearing this news. “I am always bright and bushy tailed.”&ldquo...
  • District 33K Officers
    District 33K Lions Officers for 2011-2012
    Each year, the Lions of District 33K join forces to elect the officers who will be charged with helping the Lions of the district to meet their ongoing challenge of serving humanity. In May at the Multiple District 33K State Convention (held in...
  • College grads find a career in the military
    Military a Good Option for College Grads
    I’m not talking about OCS. From what I can tell, all the military branches want a 3.2 (Army) or 3.5 (Navy) to get in after college. In short, they really don’t want anymore officers. I believe that. My daughter’s ship has fifteen...