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  1. Soldier man charged with rape, aggravated indecent liberties with a childRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A Soldier man charged with rape and aggravated criminal sodomy of a child will appear in Jackson County District Court next week. Anthony W. Bowers in March was charged with rape, aggravated indecent liberties with a child and aggravated criminal sodomy.


  2. Former police officer Hansel pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altus Times

    District Attorney John Wampler reported today that former Altus Police Department Officer Russell J. Hansel, 43, entered a plea of guilty in Jackson County District Court to five felony counts and was taken into custody by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office following sentencing. Hansel's jury trial was scheduled to begin Monday in Frederick where it had been moved at the defendant's request on a motion for change of venue.


  3. Scottsboro airport unveils runway renovation resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The runway at the Scottsboro Airport in Jackson county just received a major facelift, to the tune of nearly $1-million dollars. Congressman Mo Brooks was at Tuesday's announcement, as officials from Jackson County and Scottsboro showed off the repaving of the runway.


  4. Soldier fire chief arrested in connection with felony theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Capital-Journal

    The chief of the Soldier Fire Department in Jackson County has been arrested in connection with embezzlement, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. Ryan White, 45, of Soldier, was arrested Sunday on a Jackson County District Court warrant for two felony counts of theft and five counts of misdemeanor theft, Morse said in a news release.


  5. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | MLive.com

    The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing.


  6. Christina VidalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the U.S. and the aftermath that included two infected nurses who cared for him. A hold has been placed on two Jackson County residents bond after being arrested for drug possession while already out on bond. Members of the Jackson County Sheriff's ...


  7. 2 charged after deputies find meth, marijuana in Stevenson homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Alabama Live

    Two people are in jail after Jackson County deputies found methamphetamine and marijuana during the search at a Stevenson home. Deputies say they executed a search warrant along with Stevenson police at a home on County Road 287.


  8. Family of man who died while swimming sues BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The family of a man who died while swimming in a Jackson County pool has now filed suit against the city of Bridgeport. Reports came out soon after the incident that the pool was very murky.


  9. Missing man in Jackson County found alive after all-night searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Alabama Live

    A man who went missing in the woods Monday afternoon in Jackson County is alive and well, AL.com's news partner, WHNT 19 News reports .


  10. Jackson County teams looking for missing man in Hytop/Skyline areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Crews from several agencies are looking for a man who went missing Monday afternoon in a very wooded area of Jackson County. They've been looking for him all night, including during the severe storms.


  11. Meaure 92: 'Gmo Omg' screening offers perspective on genetically modified foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | OregonLive.com

    December Tueller, Caroline White and Brandon Schilling protest genetically modified organisms on the steps of the Jackson County Courthouse in Medford. Jackson County passed a measure banning genetically modified crops in May 2014.


  12. Ben Christopher McClureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... we could not take any chances due to the rifle and ammo the suspect had in his possession. I want to thank Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips for all his help last night and the resources he provided during the manhunt. We were lucky to have ...


  13. Child Welfare Check Leads to Arrests for Pot-Growing OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | WTVC

    A welfare check on a minor turned into a major marijuana bust in Jackson County on Friday. Authorities in Jackson County, Alabama tell NewsChannel 9 they arrived at a residence on County Road 95 in the Higdon community to find a strong odor of marijuana coming from the residence.


  14. 'Impressive' marijuana trafficking operation found in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Alabama Live

    Jackson County sheriff's deputies aiding in a welfare check in the Higdon community helped uncover a sophisticated marijuana operation on Friday. Deputies were assisting the Department of Human Resources' welfare check of a child living on County Road 95. Deputies said there was a strong odor of marijuana coming from the home when they arrived.


  15. Deputies found 20 plants in a marijuana grow operation.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Members of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department found a marijuana grow operation after conducting a welfare check on Friday morning. Deputies went to a home on County Road 95 in the Higdon community before 11 a.m. to check on a 14-year-old.


  16. Old and rare tree set to be cut down in Scottsboro, but there's good newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Several Jackson county residents have taken a stand for a nearly 100-year-old tree in the Scottsboro downtown square, but the commission has finally set a date to cut it down. The branches of the Norway maple have grown along with Scottsboro for the last several decades.


  17. FBI exhumes body in 10 Most Wanted searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KLTV Tyler

    ... after a man spent two weeks coaxing him out of the woods. The FBI exhumed the body of a John Doe buried in Jackson County in 1981 in connection with its search for a 10 Most Wanted Fugitive accused of killing his family nearly 33 years ago. The ...


  18. Testimony begins in examination of first suspect in crash that killed Michele CircoloffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | MLive.com

    As her defense attorney was presented with photos from a crash that killed Michelle Circoloff last April, Jennifer Walker quietly sobbed. Walker's reaction came as her attorney, Al Brandt, reviewed three photos submitted as evidence by Jackson County Assistant Prosecutor Nick Mehalco during a preliminary examination for Walker on Thursday, Oct. 9. During the preliminary examination, or probable cause hearing, Mehalco amended a charge against Walker from manslaughter with a motor vehicle to involuntary manslaughter in Jackson County District Judge Daniel Goostrey's courtroom.


  19. Federal wildlife officials seek help in rabies operationVaccine baiting under way across regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    In response to a localized outbreak of rabies in Jackson County, Ala., that began in May, federal wildlife officials are asking for the public's help in determining whether the deadly disease is spreading, particularly among raccoons.


  20. Missouri benefits expanded to same-sex spousesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Missourian

    ... General Chris Koster for not aggressively defending the state's constitutional prohibition of gay marriage. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge J. Dale Youngs ruled last Friday that Missouri must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in ...