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SPORT DIARY – January 16

Thursday, January, 16 2020    

TODAYISSA Western Conference boys basketballYork Castle vs Rhodes Hall @York Castle - 3:00 pm FRIDAYISSA/Grace Headley Cup CricketZone A Read More

PHOTO: Get Set!

Thursday, January, 16 2020    

Meet director for the Milo Western Relays Ray Harvey (right) and Meet Manager Anthony Myers (second left) accept the sponsors cheque from Chevanne Lawrence (left), trade marketing manager (beverages), Nestle Jamaica Limited at Tuesday's media launch of the 42nd staging of the Milo Western Relays... Read More

King Gate seek second-straight win in St JFA Div One

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 16 2020    

ANCHOVY, St James — King Gate FC will seek to make it two wins from two starts when they take on Norwood Strikers in their St James Football Association/Sandals Resorts International Division One game at Anchovy High tomorrow, starting at 3:00pm. Read More

Custos of Manchester launches social intervention

Monday, January, 13 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Custos of Manchester Garfield Green has initiated intervention and outreach programmes to help students remain in school, establish a counselling helpline, and to offer help in crime prevention. Read More

Road worries!

Monday, January, 13 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The National Works Agency (NWA) is preparing to repair ugly potholes which have appeared on the main road from Clarendon, through Manchester and St Elizabeth, following heavy rains late last year. Read More

Tops for 2019!

Monday, January, 13 2020    

Clarendon College's successful defence of the ISSA / Wata daCosta Cup for rural schools and the all-island Olivier Shield was among the top sporting achievements for south-central Jamaica in 2019. Clarendon College, without the star-studded squad of... Read More

Accompong Maroons celebrate

BY SHARLENE HENDRICKS Observer staff reporter | Monday, January, 13 2020    

ACCOMPONG, St Elizabeth — The streets of this Maroon village were abuzz with activity for the annual celebration of a peace treaty with British colonisers in 1738. Read More

Street light theft a big problem in Mandeville

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, January, 13 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Councillor for the Mandeville Division in the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC), Jones Oliphant (PNP) is concerned about the theft of street lights in the parish capital and surrounding areas. Read More


Monday, January, 13 2020    

Baby Natonia Gabriella Harris seen in the arms of her mother Latoya Thomas (centre) was the first born at the Mandeville Regional Hospital on New Year's Day, 2020. Leon Smith (right) sales representative of Kirk FP Ltd which distributes baby products for Lovable and Johnson and Johnson brought a... Read More

Building peace and safety

Garfield Myers Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, January, 13 2020    

ALLIGATOR POND, Manchester — There was some disappointment at the modest turnout for a function focused on how best to build peace and safety, at home and beyond. Read More

Cannabis sector players express concern over granting of hemp licences

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 9 2020    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — At least two experts in the cannabis sector have expressed disappointment over the Government's decision to give the greenlight to two companies to cultivate medical hemp in western Jamaica, citing the threat cross pollination poses to the indigenous ganja... Read More

Edwards pushes to unearth talent across the west

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 9 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Okarie Edwards, the driving force behind Dyce Empire Recording Label, is on a mission to unearth and expose new and emerging talent especially in western Jamaica. Read More

Olumo Rock Creative Gallery opens in Water Works

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 9 2020    

WATER WORKS, Westmoreland – Angel Tours, an arm of Country Style Tourism Network, recently launched the historic Olumo Rock Creative Gallery at Heavy Sand Road in Water Works, Westmoreland. Read More

Teams continue battle for semi-final spots in ISSA boys' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 9 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The battle for semi-final spots in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball championships will continue today, while defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will seek to extend their unbeaten records in both sections, as they host Muschett... Read More

Should the Church play greater role in crime reduction?

Thursday, January, 9 2020    

At the start of the new year, a number of spiritual leaders across western Jamaica called on Government to do more to tame crime. Read More


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