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Stories by Horace Fisher

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:05 AMHorace Fisher

PENNANTS, Clarendon:Pastor Rollington Morgan, through 'Salute for Righteousness' which he incorporated with his wife, Evangelist Kemisha Morgan, has set innumerable souls free from the destructive grip of demonic possession."One vivid example of...

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

MAY PEN, Clarendon:'Grow where you are planted' has been the guiding principle of outstanding Lennon High School past student and current Munro College headmaster, Mark Smith, who uses the simple mantra as a transformative force to remain on top of...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 9:15 AMHorace Fisher

Transport lobby group, Transport Operators Development Sustainable Service, is appealing to public passenger operators across the island to step up their personal security in light of the recent murder of a Clarendon taxi operator. Fifty-seven-year...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

With the business community still counting its losses from the devastating May's flood rains, president of the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce, Dr Winston Dawes, is urging businesses to undertake vulnerabilities assessment to mitigate against any...

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2017 | 10:06 AMHorace Fisher

With scores of Clarendon communities still struggling to return to normalcy following the devastating May rains, President of the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce Dr Winston Dawes is calling for a revamp of the parish’s infrastructure. The...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2017 | 9:37 AMHorace Fisher

Well-known medical practitioner, Dr Winston Dawes, is raising fears that there may be an outbreak of Yellow Fever and other mosquito-borne illnesses if local public health officials do not act swiftly in the aftermath of the recent heavy rains and...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

President of the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Dr Winston Dawes has described as devastating the impact crime has had on business growth and development in May Pen and elsewhere in Clarendon.Dawes, who operates a medical practice in May Pen,...

Published:Saturday | March 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

MAY, PEN, Clarendon:The only thought on the then heavy weight boxer, Rollington Morgan's mind as he prepared to duel his Cuban's counterpart in a 12 round match in 1976 was the massive cash windfall awaiting him at the end of the contest.However,...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2016 | 12:02 AMHorace Fisher

After a turbulent, but colourful 50 years of unbroken public service to Jamaica, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) stalwart, Pearnel Patroe Charles, who is nominated to contest tomorrow's election, has said quitting representational politics is the last...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2016 | 4:44 PMHorace Fisher

A policeman has been taken into custody by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) after a 35-year-old teacher succumbed to gunshot injuries in hospital this morning. The dead teacher has been identified as Steven Dyer, who is employed to the York Town Primary School in Clarendon. Reports...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2016 | 7:44 PMHorace Fisher, Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Councillor Winston Maragh has publicly apologised for describing former Prime Minister Michael Manley as an idiot. The apology comes as Maragh faced mounting criticisms for the comment he made during a JLP mass meeting in...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

MAY PEN, Clarendon:FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD Akeem Parker, while his contemporaries play, is often busy putting brush strokes to canvass.The super talented Garvey Maceo High School art student eats, sleeps and breathes art, and within the last month, young...

Published:Saturday | January 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

Being chopped, stabbed, beaten, robbed, raped and arrested multiple times are just some of the many tribulations Linette McCarty has encountered in her life. However, the former exotic dancer and sex worker has switched lanes and opened a new...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

After forking out millions of dollars for kiddies' Christmas treats in Clarendon's 10 police divisions, St Monica and St Augustine children's homes and paediatrics patients at the May Pen Hospital, Custos of Clarendon...

Published:Wednesday | December 23, 2015 | 12:32 PMHorace Fisher, Gleaner Writer

A 57-year-old teacher was this morning shot and killed in Toby Heights, Clarendon. The deceased, Audley Coleman, pastor at the Four Paths Berean Church of God and teaches geography at the Glenmuir High School was killed when men armed with guns...

Published:Saturday | December 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

MAY PEN, Clarendon:The Bible is replete with accounts of Jesus' altruism towards the poor, sometimes miraculously feeding the hungry, healing the sick, and even resurrecting the dead. And before his ascension to heaven, he commanded his followers to...

Published:Saturday | November 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

Singer, songwriter, Carol Carridice, has been called by many names in her lifetime, often the name-calling was by then to cause hurt. But today her greatest joy is to be called a 'Missionary for the Lord', a designation she accepts with honour.The...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

MOCHO, Clarendon:In 1969, Mocho Junior Secondary School opened its doors open to 500 students and 27 staff members. Forty-five years later and several name changes, Lennon High School has emerged as one of Jamaica's finest educational institutions,...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

Pakistani-born Canadian social-development activist Sadiqu Javed possesses a profound and demonstrated passion for the development of the common people, especially through educational and religious interventions.This driving passion to better the...

Published:Saturday | September 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

In 2011, Minister Audley Barnes was diagnosed with the dreaded disease, bone cancer, or multiple myeloma, and was given mere months to live by his doctors. Almost four years later, the 46-year-old man of God has cheated death and defied his doctors....

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

OLD HARBOUR, St Catherine:Growing up in one of Kingston's inner city communities, Janet South was just another typical Jamaican child with Christian principles, participating in church and Sunday schools. As she got older, she gradually immersed...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 3:36 PMHorace Fisher, Gleaner Writer

Police personnel at the Four Paths Police Station in Clarendon have expressed despair and disbelief following yesterday’s suspected suicide of Corporal Tyrone Thompson in Manchester. “None of us saw it coming … it is a surprise...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

The St Thomas More Catholic Church centenary celebration gathered pace last Sunday with a number of activities which included Feast Day mass, an awards presentation, hall dedication and church re-dedication ceremonies, and dinner at the Fernleigh...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMHorace Fisher

"Books before boys, because boys bring babies!" was Dr Sasha Shim-Hue's stern warning to participants at the Clarendon Youth and Child Protection Committee's children's conference in May Pen, Clarendon, recently.Shim-Hue, who was delivering the...

Published:Wednesday | April 29, 2015 | 11:59 AMHorace Fisher, Gleaner Writer

Attorney-at-law Hopeton Clarke is expected to make a bail application tomorrow for Jason McLeod, who is accused of a triple murder in Clarendon.  McLeod is scheduled to appear before the Clarendon Circuit Court tomorrow. He has been in police...

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