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Public preschool possible at Seymour
School officials are set to discuss tonight a proposal to use a $100,000 grant from the Jackson County Education Coalition to operate a preschool program at Seymour-Redding Elementary School during the 2014-15 school year.
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Jackson Co. accident leaves 1 dead
JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly accident that claimed the life of a woman.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Karaoke, gaming set to mark Teen Tech Week
Participants in Grades 6 through 12 are invited to take part in karaoke, PlayStation 3 and Wii gaming and to share free refreshments from 5 to 7a p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Kidz Korner program room at the Seymour Library.
OPINION: Editorial: CRH, Schneck partnership beneficial for all patients
Residents in and around Bartholomew and Jackson counties should be encouraged that two key health systems in the area are collaborating instead of competing to provide quality, affordable health care and improve patient experiences.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Interstate 65 construction begins near Seymour
People driving on Interstate 65 south of Seymour will see lane closures as part of a nearly $55 million project to upgrade 21 miles of pavement and rehabilitate 20 bridges.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Stolen plow unearths trouble
A man accused of stealing farm implements to sell to support his drug use was arrested at an area scrap dealer, Jackson County Sheriff's Department reports.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Road advisory continues
A watch means that conditions are threatening to the safety of the public and only essential travel, such as to and from work or in emergency situations, is recommended.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
More winter on way; road crews, schools concerned
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch Friday to hit late tonight through Monday morning for much of Indiana.
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Chastain trying to get light-rail measure on August ballot
Clay Chastain's massive light-rail ballot proposal on Friday moved a step closer toward further legal review in Jackson County Circuit Court.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Editorial: Weekly rewards 2/28/14
Thumbs-up to 4-H members and volunteers who helped identify cattle during the recent Beef Identification Day at the Jackson County fairgrounds.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Final term starts for library board member
A Seymour man recently started his fourth and final term as a member of the Jackson County Public Library Board of Trustees.
Bedford Man Injured After Falling Asleeping And Crashing His Car
Steven S. Bassine, 49, of Bedford told Jackson County Deputy Adam Nicholson that he had been driving his blue 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier east on U.S. 50 when he apparently fell asleep.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Brownstown sets priorities to keep its act CLEAN
Brownstown will continue participation in a statewide program designed to save money and make communities more attractive and environmentally clean.
ISP busts Illinois man after finding drugs during traffic stop
JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. An Illinois man is behind bars in Jackson County, Indiana after a large amount of marijuana was found in his vehicle.
Floodwaters endanger drivers
A motorist who spent nearly two hours on the roof of her pickup Saturday after it stalled in floodwaters was hospitalized for the treatment of potential hypothermia.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Gardening program slated at Seymour library
Get Ready to Garden with Purdue Extension manager Richard Beckort will be at 6:30a p.m. Monday at the Jackson County Public Library in Seymour.
Editorial: Weekly rewards 2/21/14
Thumbs up to local residents who answer our emergency calls for help. The men and women who serve Seymour Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff's Department earn our appreciation with the smooth, unexcited way in which they take our calls and dispatch officers, firefighters and emergency medical folks.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Theater project tryouts slated
Jackson County Community Theatre will conduct auditions next month for its last play of the 2013-14 season, "Rabbit Hole."
Medora man arrested after ignoring officer's order
Robert Baughman, 38, of Medora faces two counts of resisting law enforcement - one with a vehicle - after the incident reported about 5:20a p.m. Baughman's arrest occurred at his home in the 7000 block of County Road 350S just west of Medora, Jackson County Officer Adam Nicholson said.
County under flood warning
Jackson County remains under a flood warning with the East Fork White River expected to exceed its banks Thursday afternoon.