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Clarke home damaged by flood waters

Sean Clarke's daughters, Kinzie and Kaylin, and his son, Kynan, outside their hurricane damaged home in Little Cypress, Texas, next to piles of household goods, appliances, drywall and other debris from neighborhood homes. Photo by Sean Clarke/For The Cordova Times Former Cordovan Sean Clarke, his d

THECORDOVATIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 15:00:41

Cross country state championship slated for Sept. 30

Alaska School Activities Association has announced that the 2017 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships will be held Sept. 30 at the Bartlett High School Running Trails in Anchorage. ASAA is the non-profit sanctioning organization for all secondary school activities in Ala

THECORDOVATIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 22:12:56

Piedmont Academy cougar mascot gets new name

Piedmont Academy students have given their cougar mascot a name. Big Blue was the name chosen by students in a poll conducted Aug. 28-Sept. 1. The name was submitted by fifth-graders Marissa Holder and Jake Pope and was among four that students voted on throughout the week. The new name of the masco

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:17:00

AT&T and DirecTV may drop local CBS affiliate and Peachtree TV

Some metro-Atlanta homes may soon have to find other ways to watch SEC football or Sunday NFL games. WGCL, the home of Atlanta affiliate CBS46 and WPCH (Peachtree TV) began notifying their viewers that AT&T and DirecTV may drop the stations from its lineup on Friday. "WGCL/WPCH have been trying for

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:13:00

BRADY: The rabbit that won't break down

The late Dallas Willard, a longtime professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California, tells a favorite story about the dog races in Florida. He says that they train these dogs to chase an electric rabbit, and one night the rabbit broke down and the dogs caught it. But they didn't kno

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 17:50:00

New movies this week: Kingsman, Legos and social-media horrors

Channing Tatum and Halle Berry star in the action-movie sequel "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," opening Friday in theaters. Giles Keyte/Twentieth Century FoxPhoto Credit: Giles Keyte/Twentieth Century Fox The Kingsman crew meets the Stateman staff, the Lego Movie Universe expands and a horror flick fo

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:30:00

Andy Serkis remembers 'incredible' Carrie Fisher

Andy Serkis feels privileged to have got to know the late Carrie Fisher because she was such an "incredible human being". The 53-year-old actor plays Supreme Leader Snoke in the new 'Star Wars' trilogy and although he didn't get to shoot any scenes with Carrie - who passed away last December - for '

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Domhnall Gleeson wants big screen reunion with Margot Robbie

Domhnall Gleeson wants to work with Margot Robbie again. The two actors have worked together on two movies - 'About Time' and 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' - and are set to star alongside each other in the upcoming 'Peter Rabbit' film, and Gleeson hopes their working relationship "continues over the y

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Ron Howard teases famous Kessel Run in Han Solo movie

Ron Howard has teased that his Han Solo spin-off film will feature the Millennium Falcon taking on the Kessel Run referenced in 'Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope'. The 63-year-old filmmaker took over control of the anthology movie after Christopher Miller and Phil Lord left due to creative differe

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 09:00:00

Gal Gadot in talks to star in Deeper

Gal Gadot is reportedly in talks to star alongside Bradley Cooper in 'Deeper'. The 32-year-old actress is wanted to appear alongside the Hollywood star in the new thriller movie, which has been penned by Max Landis. The film is being produced by Landis and David Goyer, and if a deal can be closed be

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Big eighth inning helps Nationals beat Braves

ATLANTA -- Thanks to a meltdown by the Atlanta bullpen, Washington Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez got a rare victory over the Braves Wednesday night. The Nationals took advantage of four straight walks to score six runs in the eighth inning to get Gonzalez off the hook for a potential hard-luck

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 00:03:00

Happy Birthday: Sept. 27-Oct. 4

Sept. 27: J. Watts Maddox, George H. Brooks Jr., Mrs. Evelyn Hardeman, Alan Keith Fambrough, Dottie McMichael, Mrs. F.E. Holland, Gerri Wright, Jackie Dozier, Mrs. Donald Freeman, Mrs. E.J. Jarrell, David Poss Jr., Sam Poss, Mrs. Naurene Lambert, Brenda Brooks, Traci Anderson. Sept. 28: Frankie Mae

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:12:00

Lucy Lu's Coffee Cafe ribbon-cutting

A ribbon-cutting was held last week at Lucy Lu's Coffee Cafe on the square in Jackson. Customers can find a variety of coffees and some old-fashioned sweet treats made from family recipes. A handmade doily sets off a handwritten recipe in one of several antique-filled shadow boxes at Lucy Lu's Coffe

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:43:00

Coffee with Cowgirls and Donuts with Dudes

Jackson Elementary School gifted teacher Dawn Smith hands Madison Daniels, 6, a doughnut during a visit with her mother Latonia Jenkins on Tuesday. Moms and dads were invited to the school Tuesday morning for the school's book fair. (Staff Photo: Michael Davis) Jackson Elementary School on Tuesday i

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:40:00

Dwayne Johnson 'dies' in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Johnson dies more than once in 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle'. The 45-year-old wrestler-turned-actor stars as Dr. Smolder Bravestone in the new Jake Kasdan reimagining of the 1995 movie 'Jumanji' - starring the late Robin Williams - and revealed that all the characters undergo multiple, ons

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

High school football season beginning to hit its stride

Region games are here for a lot of the area teams as the season starts to hit its stride. That includes a couple of GHSA regions jumping into region games Friday, joining Region 4-5A, which is entering its third week of region contests. Here are my predictions for Friday's games involving teams from

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 12:25:00


Union Grove High sophomore Michael Reese has won this week's Fan's Choice Football Player of the Week Poll with 493 votes. Reese's total was good for 51 percent of the vote. He edged out Eagle's Landing High's Logan Friddell (332 votes, 34 percent), ELCA's Austin Reed (76 votes, 8 percent) and Stock

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 20:18:00

Zack Snyder says unfair to be involved in Justice League movie

Zack Snyder insists it would be "unfair" for him to get involved in 'Justice League' again. The 51-year-old filmmaker was originally helming the DC Extended Universe movie but stepped down in May after the tragic death of his daughter Autumn in March. At the time the movie was in post-production and

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Linda Hamilton to return in Terminator 6

Linda Hamilton is to reprise her role as Sarah Connor in 'Terminator 6'. The 60-year-old actress starred as the main heroine in James Cameron's 'The Terminator' back in 1984 - the cult classic which kicked off the sci-fi franchise - and saw Connor being pursued by the relentless T-800 cyborg assassi

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Jeff Bridges hints at Kingsman 3

Jeff Bridges has hinted at a possible third movie in the 'Kingsman' franchise. The 67-year-old actor is currently starring as Champagne aka Champ in the much-anticipated sequel 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' and hinted his character could get more of a "back story" in the rumored third movie in the f

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00