Congressman Mike Rogers Seeking Ninth Term to Represent Alabama’s 3rd District

Scott Young, Staff Reporter A graduate of Jacksonville State University, Congressman Mike Rogers has represented Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District since 2003, bringing a conservative voice to Washington. Prior to his service in the House of Representatives, Rogers served in the Alabama House of Representatives, representing constituents In Calhoun, Talladega, and St. Clair counties. Rogers has been a vocal supporter for many of President Trump’s policies, … Continue reading Congressman Mike Rogers Seeking Ninth Term to Represent Alabama’s 3rd District

Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Republican Incumbent for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mike Rogers

On Friday October 12, The Chanticleer’s Scott Young interviewed Incumbent and Republican candidate for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mike Rogers. The Chanticleer’s interview with Democratic nominee Mallory Hagan can be found here. Scott Young: What are some more recent accomplishments you’ve made in the House of Representatives and how have they benefited your constituents? Mike Rogers: Well, one of the things I’ve been working on … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Republican Incumbent for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mike Rogers

Mallory Hagan Seeks to Unseat 15-Year Incumbent Congressman Mike Rogers

Scott Young,  Staff Reporter Eight months ago, Mallory Hagan, Miss America 2013, announced her run for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District as a Democrat. A graduate of Opelika High School, Hagan spent most of her childhood in Opelika and studied biomedical science at Auburn University before moving to Brooklyn in 2008. Prior to her run for Congress, she was an evening news anchor for WLTZ-TV in … Continue reading Mallory Hagan Seeks to Unseat 15-Year Incumbent Congressman Mike Rogers

Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Democratic nominee for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mallory Hagan

  On Sunday October 7, The Chanticleer’s Scott Young talked to Democratic nominee for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mallory Hagan. Incumbent and Republican candidate Mike Rogers has agreed to an interview as well, which will be shared at a later date. Scott Young: Yesterday, as you know, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court. I believe the margin was 50-48, and this was all … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Democratic nominee for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mallory Hagan

Love is ON the Air: JSU students get engaged at WLJS

Sean Collier, A&E Writer On September 26, The Alabama and Friends concert was not the only wonderful event to happen at JSU. That night at JSU’s radio station, 91.9 WLJS, JSU student Breihan Dryden proposed to WLJS Program Director Bethany Hunt on air. Dryden proposed to Hunt on his show Electric Hearts, a music/talk show run by Breihan and his brother Torsten. They started their … Continue reading Love is ON the Air: JSU students get engaged at WLJS

Alzheimer’s Walk held at JSU

JP Wood, Staff Reporter The 2018 East Central Alabama Walk to End Alzheimer’s was held Saturday morning on the campus of Jacksonville State University. Hundreds of people converged on Paul Carpenter village in support of family, friends and loved ones who have battled the disease. JSU’s own Kappa Sigma teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association to put on the event, which featured free food, a … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Walk held at JSU

Jo Jo’s creates Cajun connection in Jacksonville

  Quadarius Whitson, Staff Writer Jacksonville residents no longer have to go on a road trip to find authentic Cajun flavors. Recently opened Jo Jo’s Po’Boy Shack is located on 1725 Broadwell Mill Road, which is a near 5-minute drive from JSU’s campus. Owners, Shane Weaver and Dianna Weaver recently opened this Cajun inspired restaurant looking to bring something “different” to the Jacksonville area. “You can’t … Continue reading Jo Jo’s creates Cajun connection in Jacksonville

‘Our’ Home’s in Alabama: Benefit concert raises over $1 million for JSU

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief Wednesday’s Alabama & Friends Disaster Relief Benefit Concert for JSU raised over $1.2 million dollars for the tornado relief of Jacksonville State University. Thousands of country music fans and members of the JSU community braved a dreary, wet afternoon to contribute to the cause and listen to some of their favorite bands. Due to ticket sales and a “sizable” donation from band … Continue reading ‘Our’ Home’s in Alabama: Benefit concert raises over $1 million for JSU

Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State

JP Wood, Sports Writer The Jacksonville State University volleyball squad marched on through their OVC schedule, playing for the first time in a month within friendly confines. In their OVC home opener, the Gamecocks fell 3 sets to 1 against a Tennessee State squad who has yet to lose an OVC match. In just the second home loss on the season, JSU fell in heartbreakingly close … Continue reading Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State

University Recreation starts Wellness Challenge

Breanna Hill, News Editor On October 1st the University Recreation Organization started another wellness challenge for the students here at Jacksonville State called the Hydration Challenge. The challenge consists of drinking at least 64 ounces of water a day for twenty days. Do you need some motivation in order to stand up to the challenge? Check this out. The first 100 people to accomplish this … Continue reading University Recreation starts Wellness Challenge