Western News

Tight Race

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

GRANVILLE, St James — Former champions Granville United could return to the top of the points table in Zone 1 of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League when the return round starts on Saturday with two games. Read More

Corner League Champs

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Mayor of Montego Bay, Councillor Homer Davis (right), presents the championship trophy to Paul Hamilton (left), organiser of the 2018 Catadupa Corner League Football Competition in St James, and Davian Benaine, the captain of Top Form, the winning football team,... Read More

MoBay mourns death of entertainment entrepreneur Walt Crooks

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay community is still reeling with “shock and sadness” following the passing of well-known western Jamaica-based entertainment entrepreneur, Walt Crooks, on Saturday last. Read More

'We disagree'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Mayor of Lucea Sheridan Samuels has welcomed plans announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness to create a bypass road for Lucea, the capital of Hanover, in a bid to ease traffic congestion in the north-western town. Read More

Pleasing The Crowd

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

High - flying recording artiste Shenseea was the main performer at the Wards Power Tools & Supplies Staff and Client Appreciation party held recently at the company's Ironshore location in Montego Bay. Read More

St James FA/Sandals Major League and Division I kick off today

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The St James Football Association/Sandals Major League and Division One competitions start today with a double-header at the UDC field. The first game is set to start at 1:00 pm. Read More

Highlights of COCAA First Chance Meet

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

The Jamaica Observer West brings you pictorial highlights of last Saturday's (January 5) County of Cornwall Athletics Association's First Chance meet held at Rusea's High's Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Western Sport Diary

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

TODAY – January 10St James FA/Sandals International Division OneNorwood FC vs Bickersteth FC - UDC field -1:00 pm St James FA/Sandals International Major LeagueBogue FC vs Montego Bay Boys Club - UDC field - 3:00 pm  Read More

Hoolebury Primary gets much-needed facelift

Monday, January, 7 2019    

HOOLEBURY Primary School in Scarlett Hall, St Ann, recently received a much-needed facelift through the Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Read More

Senior JFB board member calls for partnerships to maintain fire stations

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James— Dr Keith Amiel, deputy chairman of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) board, has challenged hoteliers and other business operators to partner with the JFB in an effort to ensure that its facilities and equipment are in working order. Read More

Bolt not done yet

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

SHERWOOD CONTENT, Trelawny —Despite pulling out of the Central Coast Mariners outfit in Australia where he pursued his professional football goal, legendary track star Usain Bolt is still mulling a career in that sport. Read More

More help for McLeggon

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

BARRETT TOWN, St James— Paralysed ex-cop Lorenzo McLeggon was not on hand at the Barrett Town Police Station to receive a gift of $200,000 from Florida-based radio personality Bevan Earle on Christmas Day, but Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Steve Mc Gregor, who collected... Read More

MoBay rings in the new year in style

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Scores of revellers turned out to usher in the new year at several themed parties at the main party spots in Montego Bay on Monday night. Read More

Sandals Foundation spends US$54m on projects since inception

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Director of Programmes at Sandals Foundation, Heidi Clarke, has disclosed that over the past nine years the foundation has spent more than US$54million on projects and programmes, which has positively impacted over 750, 000 people in the Caribbean... Read More

Out front Faulkland FC, Falmouth United seek to maintain lead in JFF Western Confed

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Leaders Faulkland FC and Falmouth United will seek to end the first-round of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League on top when the competition resumes on Saturday, following a two-week break. Read More


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