Western News

PHOTO: Football gear donation

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

Carl Palmer (left), former coach of Godfrey Stewart High School in Westmoreland, presents football gear to the former ISSA daCosta Cup champions, during a recent training session on the school grounds in Savanna-la-Mar. The donation of gear was made on behalf of past student Robert 'Fisher'... Read More

From Trelawny to the world — Bolt the legend

Paul Reid | Thursday, August, 10 2017    

In February 1999 the COCAA Boys' Western Champs was held at William Knibb Memorial in Martha Brae, Trelawny, and the big clash was to have been between the host's Marvin Anderson and Munro College's Paul Thompson, the enigmatic sprinter/long jumper/goalkeeper in the boys' Class 1 100m and 200m... Read More

Entertainment Diary — August 10

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

THURSDAY, August 10Exotic Thursdays@ SundazeBar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ Margaritaville Read More

Ex-cop gets life in prison for murder of 17-year-old girlfriend

Friday, August, 4 2017    

AN ex-police constable stationed in Westmoreland who shot his 17-year-old girlfriend to death and then blamed her murder on another man was sentenced to life in prison last Friday when he appeared in the Westmoreland Home Circuit Court. Read More

Hospiten donates first-aid kits to IPAD 4 Life youth camp

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

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MoBay mayor wants JCF to engage services of retired cops

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large Western Bureau cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis has called on the authorities to make officers of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) maintain their rank on retirement. Read More

Out front

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cambridge United and Club Ville have taken the lead in their St James Football Association Guardian Group Division Two first-leg semi-finals played at the UDC field last weekend. Read More

Styrmar Livingston's middle distance quest

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writerreidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Styrmar Livingston made somewhat of a homecoming in late June when he competed in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's (JAAA) National Senior Championships, as he sought a place in the team to the IAAF World Championships that starts in London,... Read More

I just didn't cope

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 3 2017    

PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Daniel Cope went into the recent IAAF Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, as a solid medal favourite after his steady progress during the season, but instead of returning home with a medal the Petersfield High student was given “a big... Read More

LOL Comedy Tour rolls into MoBay on Sunday

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Laughter and music will be the highlight at Pier One, Montego Bay, on Sunday for the LOL Comedy Tour. Read More

Stop it!

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay hotelier Robin Russell has lashed out at the authorities, who he said are turning a blind eye on the harassment of tourists by cabbies and shop owners, along Gloucester Avenue, 'Hip Strip,' in the resort city. Read More

Proud Mom

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

Diana Moodie (right), the mother of Somerton All-Age student Jaya Moore (second left), beams as her daughter collects her LASCO Curves Scholarship cheque, valued at $50,000, and a Curves tote from Kelia-Gaye Dunbar, marketing manager at LASCO Distributors, at the LASCO Curves GSAT Scholarship... Read More

PHOTO: My ball!

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

Anthony Lair of Sandy Bay FC (left) gets away from Grand Palladium's Damion Wynter in the recent Hanover FA Charley's JB Rum/Captain's Bakery and Grill Major League final played at Watson Taylor Park in Lucea. Grand Palladium won the game 1-0 and will contest the Western Confederation Super... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT DIARY

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

THURSDAY, August 3 Exotic Thursdays@ SundazeBar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ MargaritavilleGloucester Ave, Montego BayAdm: Free Read More

Death of young woman in canefield still under probe by INDECOM

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 28 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it is yet to decide on the proper resolution of the matter in which the death of 21-year-old Shantel Wright, whose body was discovered in a canefield a short distance from her Little London home... Read More



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