Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, KS.

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  1. Auto shop gives $1,500 a discounta to US Honor Flag vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... led in the line of duty in 2014. Harwood's twin brother, Jeremy Harwood, along with Kansas State Troopers and Jackson County Deputies escorted the flag to Lawrence on Tuesday.

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  2. Fallen officer Harwood's twin among Honor Flag escorts in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... international space station -- since 2011. Jeremy Harwood was part of the escort as the flag passed through Jackson County on its trip from Omaha to Lawrence. After an overnight stop in Kansas, the flag is en route to Colorado for the funeral of a ...

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  3. Ford Mustang found submerged in Kansas River had been driven only 14,000 miles and was worth $14,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Capital-Journal

    ... Don Hoover was talking on the phone Tuesday morning inside his barn near Hoyt when he received a visit from a Jackson County sheriff's deputy. "He came in and said, 'You own a blue Mustang?' " Hoover said. "I said, 'Yeah,' and he said, 'Well, we ...

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  4. Sheriff: Hoyt man arrested on suspicion of child sex crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Capital-Journal

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said Leon C. Holloway, 49, was arrested on a Jackson County District Court warrant issued as a result of an investigation into crimes alleged to have occurred between April 2012 and March 2015 in Hoyt. Holloway is charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties with a child and attempted rape, Morse said.

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  5. Girls run for health and confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Capital-Journal

    ... run. The popularity of the program has led to plans for more sites, including three in Ottawa and two more in Jackson County. In the fall, the program also will expand to local middle schools, under the name "Heart and Sole." The host sites are ...

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  6. Memorial Day Events for Northeast KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Maj. Chuck Leivan, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery; Lt. Col. Erich Campbell, Senior Army Advisor, Kansas National Guard, members of VFW 1367 and Boy Scout Troop 3064 will place flags at on all veterans' graves in Jackson County.

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  7. Preliminary hearing scheduled for Sabetha manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Capital-Journal

    A Sabetha man charged with two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child will appear in Jackson County District Court on May 28 for a preliminary hearing, Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller said. Daniel J. Thompson, 25, appeared in court Thursday via video conference.

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  8. Enhancing habitat purpose of Perry Wildlife AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | JeffCountyNews.com

    ... responsibilites for Nebo State fishing lake and the Noe Wildlife Area, a 160-acre special-hunts area, both in Jackson County. Of the dozen marshes, 10 can be managed by raising or lowering the water levels and most of them are now being lowered for ...

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  9. Topekan Filip Rosario get 65 years for rape, sodomy, kidnapping of Holton womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Capital-Journal

    ... aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and criminal threat. "This is the worst crime I've ever tried," Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller said. "It's one of the most horrendous crimes I've ever heard." For the crimes, Judge Ireland sentences ...

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  10. Tornado And Funnel Cloud Pictures From May 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The tornado was first reported at 624PM near Netawaka. Initially the Tornado touched down in northern Jackson County... and then made it's way northeast toward the community of Robinson.

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  11. NWS: Two 'freak tornadoes' touch down Friday; no damage reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Capital-Journal

    ... report indicated a tornado had touched down at 6:24 p.m. two miles east-southeast of Netawaka in northern Jackson County, Bowen said. A second tornado, reported to the NWS by a spotter for KSNT-TV, touched down at 7:41 p.m. two miles west of ...

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  12. Jury seeks multiple sentences in 1991 rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Capital-Journal

    A Jackson County jury is recommending seven 24-year sentences for a Kansas man convicted of raping a 17-year-old girl more than two decades ago. Prosecutors say 43-year-old Maurice Parnell Webber of Overland Park, Kansas, was found guilty last week of three counts of rape and four counts of sodomy for the 1991 assault of a woman in Kansas City's Swope Park.

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  13. Jury Seeks Multiple 24-Year Sentences In 1991 Rape Of TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A Jackson County jury is recommending seven 24-year sentences for a Kansas man convicted of raping a 17-year-old girl more than two decades ago. Prosecutors say 43-year-old Maurice Parnell Webber of Overland Park, Kansas, was found guilty last week of three counts of rape and four counts of sodomy for the 1991 assault of a woman in Kansas City's Swope Park.

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  14. Judge sets $100,000 bond for man accused of breaking into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | MLive.com

    A Horton man who police believe broke into his ex-girlfriend's house, cut her with a knife and stalked her and her child has been arraigned on multiple felony charges. Matti Rickert, 41, was arraigned in Jackson County District Court on charges of first-degree home invasion, aggravated stalking and felonious assault on Tuesday, May 5, in relation to a series of crimes police say he committed between May 2 and May 3. Officers began the investigation Sunday, May 3, after they were notified Rickert had broken into the home of an ex-girlfriend on McKinney Road in Columbia Township the day before, according to a statement from the Columbia Township Police Department.

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  15. Jackson County authorities interrupt drug deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    On Tuesday, May 5th, Jackson County authorities interrupted a delivery of approximately 4 lbs of marijuana that had been shipped from California by U.S. mail to Whiting, Kansas. Jackson County Deputies observed Johnny Lee Williams 54, of rural Netawaka picking up a large package believed to contain a large quantity of marijuana at the Whiting Post Office.

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  16. Kansas man arrested after allegedly picking up 4 pounds of pot at post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Capital-Journal

    A man was arrested Tuesday night after he attempted to pick up a package containing four pounds of marijuana in Whiting. According to a release from the Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, Johnny Lee Williams, 54, of Netawaka, was seen "picking up a large package believed to contain a large quantity of marijuana at the Whiting Post Office."

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  17. Man arrested after allegedly picking up 4 pounds of pot at post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Capital-Journal

    A man was arrested Tuesday night after he attempted to pick up a package containing four pounds of marijuana in Whiting. According to a release from the Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, Johnny Lee Williams, 54, of Netawaka, was seen "picking up a large package believed to contain a large quantity of marijuana at the Whiting Post Office."

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  18. Body Found In Prairie Band Casino, Investigation Still OngoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... you much because it is still an ongoing investigation. I know that our Police Department is partnering with Jackson County District Attorney and it is still an ongoing investigation. As far as I've been made aware, no charge is been filed so that's ...

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  19. Two hospitalized after Monday morning car-semi crash on US-75 highway near HoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    ... at 7:43 a.m. on US-75 highway just north of Holton Community Hospital, 1110 Columbine Drive. According to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, a 2008 Volvo semi-tractor pulling a tanker filled with a concrete additive was headed north from Holton when ...

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  20. Holton Collision Sends One To HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said the crews are on the scene just North of the Holton Hospital on Highway 75 around 8:30 a.m. Morse said that a Ford Escort was traveling South on 75 when it crossed the center line and struck a semi traveling North. The semi was transporting a tanker full of concrete additive.

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