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Published:Saturday | August 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Two years following the targeted destruction of its pool, the Blue Marlin Swim Club is still searching for a home, but some good news may be on the horizon for the club's director, Rosemarie Logan.In 2013, vandals entered the Montego...

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2015 | 11:09 PMPaul Clarke

MOTORSPORTS:(SUB DECK) Gore rips competition with super fast Audi at Emancipation meetPaul ClarkeGleaner WriterWESTERN BUREAU:Doug 'Hollywood' Gore was back to his supreme best at Sunday's Emancipation of Speed racemeet at Jamwest Speedway in Negril...

Published:Friday | July 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Jamaica's Jonathan Newham equalled his second-round 71 to lead the individual race in the Caribbean Golf Championship Hoerman Cup at the Half Moon Golf Course in Montego Bay yesterday.Newham's score puts him one under par for the day...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Jonathan Newham had to overcome strong winds on Day Two of the Caribbean Golf Championship, Hoerman Cup, to fire a safe 71 at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, Montego Bay yesterday to pull team Jamaica into the lead.Newham and teammate...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:A 20-year-old St James man is now in police custody after he was arrested at the scene of an incident in which a passenger bus was shot up in Haddo, Westmoreland, shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Monday, resulting in injuries to three...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:National Under-15 representative Shane Ricketts is brimming with optimism after the senior Reggae Boyz fell just shy of a historic first hold on the CONCACAF Gold Cup title on Sunday.Ricketts, who plays on the right of defence for...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

The town of Black River, St Elizabeth, is poised to become a hotbed of excitement this coming Friday (July 31) as the St Elizabeth Parish Council, in collaboration with the George 'GT' Taylor-led Black River Chamber of Commerce, will be staging the...

Published:Thursday | July 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Everton Tomlinson, president of the Westmoreland Football Association, believes sports, recreation and entertainment could create a powerful platform to combat social decay in the town of Savanna-la-Mar and its environs.Tomlinson, who...

Published:Tuesday | July 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Jamaica has produced several good swimmers over the years, and it would appear that the production line is again being revved up to throw up another potential star in 11-year-old Rin Giles from Mt Alvernia Prep School.The swimming...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 5:57 AMPaul Clarke, Gleaner Writer

Jesse Royal, the reggae singer from Maroon Town is perhaps one of the most underrated artistes in Jamaica, but his performance at Reggae Sumfest served a clear reminder of his potent talent. Royal took the stage at 11:45 p.m. and quickly delved...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 5:43 AMPaul Clarke, Gleaner Writer

Roots, rock, reggae Band Raging Fyah scorched the Sumfest stage with a blistering set lasting twenty-five minutes and left the patrons inside the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre wanting more. It was their first ever performance at summer reggae...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 3:24 AMPaul Clarke, Gleaner Writer

Jesse Royal, the reggae singer from Maroon Town is perhaps one of the most underrated artistes in Jamaica, but his performance at Reggae Sumfest served as a clear reminder of his potent talent. Royal took the stage at 11:45 p.m. and quickly delved...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 1:52 AMPaul Clarke, Gleaner Writer

Roots, rock, reggae band Raging Fyah scorched the Sumfest stage with a blistering set lasting 25 minutes and left the patrons inside the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre wanting more. It was their first ever performance at the summer reggae...

Published:Friday | July 17, 2015 | 10:10 PMPaul Clarke, Gleaner Writer

Night Two of Reggae Sumfest just got underway with Dominican reggae band Oriel sampling the stage first. They are expected to be on stage for close to half an hour. Tonight’s performances mark International Night One and will also include...

Published:Thursday | July 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:The police in Westmoreland have their hands full with a second multiple murder in a matter of days. This time, a mother and her daughter were shot dead Tuesday night inside their house on Station Road, Little London, in the parish....

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2015 | 1:43 PMPaul Clarke, Gleaner Writer

A woman and her daughter are now dead after a gunman barged into their home in Westmoreland last night. The incident occurred at a house on Station Road in Little London.  Dead are 53-year-old domestic helper, Rose Murray and her 25-year-old...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Lucea FC will once again parade their skills in the JFF/Western Confederation Super League this coming season, as they were crowned Captain's Bakery and Grill/Charley's JB Rum Hanover FA Major League champions on Sunday at the Watson...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Westlanders continued their dominance of netball in Westmoreland on Saturday by winning the Dwayne Vaz Netball Rally at the Frome Sports Complex.The two-time defending champions whipped Savannah 10-5. Savannah did well to reach the...

Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:It took a dramatic penalty shoot-out to decide the 2014-15 Trelawny FA Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League champions as Clarks Town FC got the better of Coopers Pen3-1 after the teams ended regulation tied at 2-2.Both clubs entered...

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay United will begin the hunt for 2015-16 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League honours with two tough away fixtures.Qualification to the Champions League has moved the club's status up a notch, as players from the United...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:The Trelawny Football Association (TFA) has secured a one-year, $300,000 sponsorship for its Under-17 competition.Businessman Ryan Keating, through his Linton Progressive Group, has stepped forward with a plan to offer much-needed...

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Corinaldi Avenue Primary School added yet another pleasing chapter to its perennial dominance of junior netball in St James last Friday when they emerged champions of the 2015 St James Netball Association/Burger King Primary Schools Under-12 Netball...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Superintendent of Police Beau Rigabie, the commanding officer for the Westmoreland police division, says the police will leave no stones unturned in their efforts to recapture the eight prisoners who escaped from the lock-up at the Savanna-la-Mar...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2015 | 11:03 PMPaul Clarke

FORTY PERSONS including 15 women were held in a police anti-lottery scam raid in Westmoreland yesterday. The lawmen seized eight motor cars, one motorbike and a substantial amount of cash in the raid, which encompassed several communities.In...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Twelve-year-old Tonishea Wharp is definitely eyeing the future and could get there at warp speed if she is given ample opportunity to do so.This young gem of a netball player was recently named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the...

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