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Published:Sunday | February 26, 2017 | 12:09 PMShanique Samuels

Three men are in custody and are expected to be charged this week in relation to theft of three goats in Rock River, Clarendon. The men were held by the Chapelton police yesterday. The police say there has been an increase lately in goat thefts in...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Both the Old and New Testament teach the value of fasting, which is really abstaining from food or drink in order to focus on prayer and seeking God's will. The Scripture tells us that fasting will help us grow in a more intimate relationship with...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Former education minister, the Reverend Ronald Thwaites, was delighted and pleasantly surprised when he was presented with a plaque while at his Kingston-based office recently. The neatly framed colour-coded document contained the...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

After seven years of some of the biggest challenges of her life, which brought out her spiritual gifts, Marie Berbick has turned her most negative experiences into a collection of inspirational quotes and life lessons, which she has shared in her...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

EFFORTVILLE, Clarendon:Omarion Scott first came to national attention in April last year when the story of how he and his friend Rohan Lynch switched shoes at school before they go to classes in the mornings because he did not have the perfect pair....

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

CHAPELTON, Clarendon:In 1942 the Reverend Lester Davy, a church minister, thought it necessary to find a space to accommodate the children of farmers in northern Clarendon. During that time of turbulence, he had the vision to establish an...

Published:Saturday | February 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Shenique Smith worships at the Full Truth Church of God Deliverance Centre in Clarendon where she gave her life to Christ at the age of 16.She explained that she opted to give her life to Christ in 2011 because she was going...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2017 | 12:11 AMShanique Samuels

KELLITS, Clarendon:The article 'High-school moms: hardships forcing Clarendon girls into teenage pregnancy' published in The Sunday Gleaner on November 20, 2016, has caught the attention of Deborah N.O.W, a faith-based organisation...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:34 AMShanique Samuels

Clarendon: A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has been placed under military detention as investigators intensify their probe into last night's murder of 31-year-old Lance Corporal Michael Fraser. JDF Civil Military Cooperation and...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Spaced out with a blank look, Everton Henry, 48, leaned on the railing that surrounds the clock tower in May Pen as if he was pondering his next move.The Sandy Bay resident says he was diagnosed with first-stage chronic myeloid...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:45 AMShanique Samuels

Although Clarendon was ranked the fourth highest of the 19 police divisions with crime, recording 132 murders last year, a greater percentage of the felonies were recorded in structured communities and in the capital, rather than in the...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Medical Officer of Health for Clarendon, Dr Kimberly Scarlett Campbell, says the Clarendon Health Department is severely impacted by a shortage of nurses affecting the health sector generally.The inadequate number of specialist nurses has been the...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Sometime after 7 p.m. on Saturday, Neville Scott, a 50-year-old labourer of Longwood District in Exeter, Clarendon, was shot and killed while walking home. According to police reports, upon reaching about 100 metres from his house, residents heard...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 6:08 PMShanique Samuels

Clarendon recorded three murders late last week, including two yesterday, as the parish continues to grapple with a growing crime problem.  The murders took place in different locations across the parish, bringing to four the number of people...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 3:51 PMShanique Samuels

Officials of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) are to meet tomorrow with the mother of a three-year-old child who died while undergoing treatment at the May Pen hospital on January 6. The meeting comes as the SRHA investigates the death...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

After pouring out her all in The Gleaner on September 10, 2016, Roxanne Williams is back in a more cheerful mood saying thanks to all who have assisted her while she was at her lowest. She is now the owner of a house donated by Food For the Poor in...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland:Haddo Primary and Infant School is situated about 10 miles northeast of Savanna-la-Mar in Westmoreland. In 2013, the school celebrated its 100th anniversary and a few past students, locally and abroad, decided to form a...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

EFFORTVILLE, Clarendon:At 30 years old, Ricardo Stewart didn't expect to be living life on the edge, owning a single suit of clothes and begging for food.The quiet, soft-spoken resident of Effortville in Clarendon said just two weeks after returning...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Mayor of May Pen Winston Maragh has said he is expecting full cooperation from all stakeholders to make Clarendon a parish persons will want to live, raise families, and, do business.To this end, Maragh has proposed several short...

Published:Saturday | December 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The Free Town Miracle Tabernacle Church of God of Prophesy's 13-year-old charity continues to bring joy to the lives of many children in several communities in Clarendon and its surroundings, including Free Town, Longville Park, Sandy Bay, Rose Hall...

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Anna Brown-Gayle is a lover of children. She has a soft spot for those young ones who are dependent on others to care for them in a way only a person who is as loving and caring can understand."I love children. That love for children came about when...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Mayor of May Pen Winston Maragh has said no vending will be permitted along Main Street in the capital town this Yuletide season.Instead, vendors should use the grand market village, which is a designated area for vending.However...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:A joint effort from members of the Leo clubs of Clarendon and New Kingston brought cheer to 32 wards of the state who call the St Augustine Place of Safety in Clarendon home. The Leos were just as excited about the Christmas treat...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Determined to become one of the premier educational institutions in Jamaica, educators at the Foga Road High School in Clarendon continue to go above and beyond the call of duty to make the dream a reality.The school was recently...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

One year and eight months after the death of his only son, Alexander Turner is still struggling with the real-time effects of the pain and sorrow of losing his pride and joy. Alex Turner was one of three students who were brutally murdered in April...

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