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Stories by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Several of Clarendon's hard-working and dedicated volunteers were recently singled out for recognition for the work they have been doing in their communities at the recently held Social Development Commission's (SDC) Incentives and Grants Award....

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Ground was broken yesterday at the Jamalco for New Fortress Energy gas-fired heat and power plant. The project is the result of a partnership that signals the beginning of great things for the job market and the parish of Clarendon.The project will...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

December 1 heralds the approach of the silly season. Already Christmas carols are blasting over the airwaves, a reminder that the season is just around the corner.Christmas is no longer about celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. The commercial...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Last Thursday, sexual crimes and deviancy were put under the microscope in the Hebron Church Hall, Old Harbour.With the aim being to stop sexual offences committed in the Old Harbour environs, the police, Social Development Commission, United States...

Published:Saturday | November 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

In a relationship it is the norm for women to take on tasks such as grocery shopping, going to the market and other household-related duties. It is an area of control that men have no qualm in relinquishing. In fact, some abhor it so much that it is...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Current and aspiring entrepreneurs recently enjoyed a one-on-one session with outstanding, young, emerging leaders in the business world. The seminar was held last Saturday at the Clarendon Youth Information Centre in May Pen.The four panellists -...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The second of five community resource centres (CRC) slated for Clarendon under the USAID Community empowerment and Transformation Project (Phase II) was opened in Four Paths last Thursday.Member of parliament for South West Clarendon Noel Arscott...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Kenrick Hanson, who outshone his competitors to emerge as the latest youth mayor for Clarendon, was all smiles when he sat down to have a chat with Rural Xpress.Hanson, who hails from the community of Ritchies in the parish, felt great pride being...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

In olden days, parents fed their curious children way-out stories on the process of procreation and skirt around the subject of sex education. Fast-track to today's world and the many avenues young children have to easily access this knowledge -...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life." - Proverbs 31 : 10-12Entering...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The Rotary Club of May Pen marked World Polio Day on October 24 by reaching out to patients at the May Pen Health Centre to educate them about the disease.Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease. There is no cure, but there are...

Published:Tuesday | October 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

CLARENDON:Tears streaked down Evadney Carthy's cheeks as she tried to make sense of yesterday's early-morning killing of her son, Alrick Carthy, on the compound of Thompson Town High School in Clarendon, as he carried out his watchman duties."I don'...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

It is a fact that church consumes the time of a lot of Christian couples. There are some persons (women especially) in relationships, who are on almost every committee in the church and as such find themselves having very little time for the home....

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

If you think you've found someone you'll love forevermore,Then it's worth the price you'll have to pay.To have, to hold's important when forever is the phraseThat means the love you've found is going to...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Tuesday morning at May Pen Baptist Church in Clarendon, 90 farmers graduated from a special initiative powered by Family Life Equipping Network International Limited.The six-week programme which was done under...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 8:33 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The body of 70-year-old Whitfield Burrell, a farmer of Pennants district in Clarendon, was discovered by residents floating in the Thomas River in the community about 7 yesterday morning. The police were summoned and the body taken to Chapelton...

Published:Saturday | September 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

"Did someone hurt you Make you feel small You take it out on me' Cause it makes you feel tall I bet you're scared and alone If you looked in my eyes, you'd see Hey, bully, you're a lot like me"- Hey Bully by Morgan Frazier On Sunday, September 24, The...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Two months ago, 12-year-old Makayha Gordon was crying out for help as she faced an uncertain new school year.Today, both her and her mother, Sophia Jackson, are over the moon, a far cry from the despondent persons they were before...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Sixty-seven-year-old Calvin Gushman is not the brightest - in fact he admits to not being able to read and write properly - but what he has is a heart of gold.Gushman began working in the public service in 1969, first as a...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

SALT RIVER, Clarendon:Residents from several communities in Clarendon last Saturday took to the beaches as they volunteered their services on International Coastal Cleanup Day.Longville Park residents, accommodated by eight other groups which...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie made councillors and poor relief officers' day when he presented tablet computers to them during a meeting of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation in May Pen last week.McKenzie, who was in the parish to...

Published:Saturday | September 16, 2017 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Reverend Denise Braxton Brown Smith was not born in Jamaica. In fact, she has no affiliation to the country except a heart that is linked irrecoverably with some unemployed youth in the community of Planters Hall in St Catherine.Reaching out to...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

For years, the parish of St Ann has been crying for a proper irrigation system, as several farmers have been losing their crops because of drought-related issues.Now, help is on the way, which is much appreciated by farmers of the Cascade community...

Published:Saturday | September 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

And though these are days of great trial,Of famine and darkness and sword,Still, we are the voice in the desert crying'Prepare ye the way of the Lord!'- Days of Elijah by Robin MarkThe rise in murders, especially with those of our children, has...

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 10:57 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The University College of the Caribbean (UCC) is to begin hosting extension classes at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) yesterday. The...

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