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Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies make possession of cocaine, warrant arrests

At 6:30 a.m. Deputy Bryant responded to Idle Hills Road near Commercial Street in Norvell Township in reference to a Traffic Hazard.


Related Topix: Norvell, MI, Jackson, MI, Springport, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

East Jackson gears up for debut of Nurtured Heart Approach

A new behavioral program, which has seen success in three Jackson County school districts , will be rolled out in East Jackson's elementary and middle schools this year.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Education Etc.

Jackson man evicted by city: 'I'm never going to trust this city again'

A Jackson man said he expected the city to work with him so he and his wife could live at a home he bought on Washington Avenue.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI

Meet the contestants for upcoming Miss Jackson County RoseQueen Scholarship Pageant

Eleven young women will vie for the title of Miss Jackson County RoseQueen this weekend, many of whom are first-time finalists.


Related Topix: Michigan, Grass Lake, MI, Rochester Institute of Technology, Spring Arbor University, Central Michigan University, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Worst part over as severe weather passes through Jackson, streets feel wrath of heavy rain, wind

While the widespread severe weather has ended, according to the National Weather Service, Jackson's streets show remnants from the heavy rain and wind.


Related Topix: Weather, Jackson, MI

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Officers respond to traffic...

At 8:55 a.m. Deputies Rybicki and Warner were dispatched to US-127 near Liberty for a traffic hazard.


Related Topix: Hudson, MI, Parma, MI

'What's going to happen to my house, then?': Jackson couple evicted from home due to zoning issues

Nearly a year after purchasing, and moving into, a home on an industrial-zoned plot of land, a Jackson couple has been evicted by the city.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Scrap it: Jackson County residents invited to recycle scrap tires free of charge

After the wheels on the bus go 'round and 'round, they can be recycled by county officials and disposed of.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI

Adults can now receive medical services at Northwest School's Center for Family Health facility

Adults are now able to receive medical services at the Center for Family Health facility in Northwest Community Schools.


Related Topix: Leslie, MI, Eaton Rapids, MI

Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area

ARTZ , Emily L., and KLINESMITH , Brandan M., of Jackson, a daughter, Paige Elizabeth Klinesmith, born August 12, 7 pounds, 13 ounces at Allegiance Health.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Spring Arbor, MI

Sun Aug 17, 2014

'Divas & Dudes' cabaret show at The Fourth Wall highlights talent of Jackson County students

"Divas & Dudes - A New Generation Taking The Stage" featured Ryli Mays and Alaina Kerr of Michigan Center, Molly Beal and Max Beal of Grass Lake, Ryan McClain and Rhianna Daisher of East Jackson, Abigail Nelson of Northwest and Lindsey Cole of Jackson.


Related Topix: Michigan Center, MI, Grass Lake, MI, Jackson, MI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Two men injured in head-on collision in Summit Township

Two men were taken to a hospital with injuries after a head-on crash in Summit Township early Friday morning, police said.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Hillsdale County, MI

Battle Creek Enquirer

Police & Fire

Deputies said the car struck a garage, causing heavy damage. All five people, two girls from Homer and three teenage boys from Jackson County, fled.


Related Topix: Fire, Calhoun County, MI, Homer, MI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Guard Manager is Stabbed Several Times at Jackson-area Prison

The state says an inmate used a prison-made weapon to stab a guard manager multiple times at a prison near Jackson.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility

Observer & Eccentric

Special July 4 enforcement results in 236 drunk driving arrests

Preliminary reports indicate law enforcement officers from nearly 160 local police departments, sheriff's offices and Michigan State Police posts stopped 7,884 vehicles during the two-week effort, July 1-13.


Related Topix: Drugs, Ingham County, MI, Berrien County, MI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Some Jackson County schools make gains on state report card, see how your's ranked

A number of Jackson County schools and school districts show improvement this year on the state's annual top-to-bottom rankings and school accountability scorecards , while others still have some work to do.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Grass Lake, MI, Michigan Center, MI, Springport, MI

Violet McElroy was shot 4 times before she was left near Reed Manor dumpster, evidence shows

Violet McElroy was shot four times before she was wrapped in a comforter, tied with an extension cord and dragged to a nearby dumpster at Reed Manor Apartments, according to court testimony.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Oakland County, MI

Five things you didn't know about Hankerd Inn Resort at Pleasant Lake

Jan Rochefort is the owner, operator, bookkeeper, cook and janitor at the Hankerd Inn Resort at Pleasant Lake.


Related Topix: Pleasant Lake, MI

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Summit Township homicide victim identified by police as Frances Craig

On Sunday, August 10, Jackson County sheriff's deputies responded to the death of a 28-year-old Frances Craig in a home on the 5200 block of Timbercrest Drive in Summit Township.


WLNS-TV Lansing

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The department says the 28-year-old Brampton, Ontario, driver had opened alcohol containers with him and tested far above the legal limit for alcohol.


Related Topix: Canada, Lansing, MI, Grand Ledge, MI