Western News

Mother of boy allegedly assaulted by peers returns to court Feb 2

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Bail was yesterday extended for the mother who was jailed after attempting to make a report at a police station that her son, who is seven years old, was pierced with a stick in his rectum by four of his peers at school, when she appeared in the Clark's... Read More

McKenzie lauds Westmoreland residents for paying property taxes
Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has lauded Westmoreland residents for meeting their property tax obligations to the government.... Read More

$20-m road improvement programme for St James
The St James Municipal Corporation plans to spend approximately $20 million on a road-patching programme across the parish within the next five weeks.... Read More

Rose Hall Academy opens next September
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Rose Hall Academy chairman Adam Stewart has underscored that the international school, which is slated to be up and running come next September, will not be an elitist institution.... Read More

$64-m sports complex for Hopewell

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Ground has been broken for the creation of a $64- million sports complex and community centre in Hopewell, Hanover. Read More

PROVEN reaches out to Salt Spring Primary School

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Proven Investments Limited, as part of its community outreach project, recently handed over stationary supplies and food items to the Salt Spring Primary and Infant School located in the inner-city community of Salt Spring in St James. Read More

Sip & Sail to 'Cruise for a Cause'

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - An all-inclusive corporate mingle themed 'Sip and Sail All White Soiree' docks this Saturday in Montego Bay aboard the Island Routes party catamaran. Read More

FC Reno to host Cavalier at Frome

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland - FC Reno will play for the first time in two weeks on Sunday when they host Cavalier SC in a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Frome Sports Complex set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More

'Border' upgrade

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

More than 30 vendors at the popular fish-and-bammy refreshment stop at Scott's Cove, commonly known as Border, are soon to benefit from a $15-million renovation project at the facility being undertaken by J Wray & Nephew (JWN) Limited in collaboration with the... Read More

Ashley Homestore opening

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Pamille Shaw-Blair (middle), general manager, Ashley Furniture Homestore cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Ashley Furniture Homestore in Fairview, Montego Bay last week Wednesday. Sharing in the moment are (from left) Malcolm Steel, head of Ashley Business Unit, Unicomer Caribbean;... Read More

Wounded Rusea's look to d'Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

LUCEA, Hanover - Ten-time champions Rusea's High School's only hopes for silverware in this season's ISSA/FLOW schoolboy football competitions is the daCosta Cup. The Lucea, Hanover boys were knocked out of the FLOW Super Cup on Saturday, beaten 1-4 by Kingston College... Read More

Mr Chumps reaps success

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

St James-born deejay, Calvin Clarke, who goes by the stage name Mr Chumps, is now reaping success with his latest hit single entitled ' A Wah Place .' Read More

CORRECTION

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Levi Smith is the immediate past president of the Red Cap Porters Association and not president, as was stated in a story published in the Observer West on Thursday, November 9, entitled, “Red cap porters — Jamaica's tourism ambassadors.” Read More

Up and away!

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Herbert Morrison's Kyle Fraser (third left) goes up for two points after getting past Cornwall College's Ryan Watson (centre) to the hoop in Monday's ISSA Western Conference Under-16 game at Herbert Morrison. The game was washed out at the end of the third quarter with Herbert Morrison leading. Read More

TFA/Victor Wright KO kicks off Sunday

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - Newly crowned Trelawny Football Association's President's Cup Knockout champions, Harmony FC, will start their quest for a second title on Sunday, when they take on Prospect Links in the first round of the Victor Wright Knock-out at Bounty Hall, set to start at 3:00... Read More



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