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November 21, 2014

The Jacksonville News

Celebrate Recovery: Day by Day

There was cause for celebration on the night of Nov. 14 in Jacksonville. No, not the almost victory at the Jacksonville High football field where the high school had its best season in years. It was the First Baptist Church holding the eight years of Celebrate Recovery anniversary celebration, which was attended by 275 who came to hear Buddy Causey.

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  • Jacksonville Christmas Parade set

    Come 6 p.m. on Dec. 2, Rita Edwards will direct her 24th Christmas parade in Jacksonville. Edwards said it won’t be her last because now she w…

    • icon Updated: November 18
  • Wife of former News publisher dies

    Edel Elise Ayers Sanguinetti, acclaimed novelist and member of Alabama’s legendary newspaper publishing family, died Sunday.  She was 90.

    • icon Updated: November 18

Local News

On the Brink brings Rick Bragg home

As Rick Bragg walked to the stage in Leone Cole Auditorium Wednesday night, he stopped and greeted some of his relatives in the audience. After being introduced by Gena Christopher, director of the faculty common, Bragg spoke for the next hour and a half about his experiences of writing Jerry Lee Lewis’s biography, “Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story.”

Sports

CHAMPIONS: JSU wins OVC, playoff berth

It’s time to start measuring for at least one championship ring. Third-ranked Jacksonville State clinched its fourth Ohio Valley Conference football crown Saturday afternoon with a gritty 27-20 victory over Eastern Illinois before a crowd of 14,925 at Burgess-Snow Field.

Opinion

TOWN AND GOWN: Warm tidings from the Friendliest Campus

With the holiday season upon us, we at Jacksonville State University are reminded of our numerous blessings and relish the opportunity to give back to the community and those in need. Not only does JSU have various service projects going on across campus, but we are also offering some fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season.

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