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  1. Albert WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Palladium-Item

    Jackson County, Kentucky, to Green A. and Anna Jones Ward, he lived most of his life in this area. Albert retired from Wayne Works where he had been a maintenance supervisor for 12 years. He attended Freedom Baptist Church. Albert enjoyed going fishing and working in his yard and garden. Survivors include his wife, Donna C. Moore Ward to whom he was married in 1985; children, Paula Meyer of Richmond and Pastor Wayne (Karen) Ward of Portland, Indiana; step-daughters, Brenda Moore of New Paris, Ohio, and Shelly (Mark) Mopps of Centerville; grandchildren, Tim, Mike, and David Meyer, Jeff and Tony Philpot, Abby (Carl) Owens, Alex Mopps, Danny, Keith, and Jamie O'Conner, and Torrie (Jonathan) Norris; great-grandchildren, Tiffany (Ben) Climber, Tyler, Jaren, Lilly, Kahlen, and Charlotte Meyer, Trenton and Wyatt Norris, Xavier, Isaac, Adlee, and Oliver O'Conner, Anna Barnes, and Cadence Hoover; great-great-grandchildren, Lannie, Layla, and Annabelle; brother, Earl "Bill" (Lucille) Ward of Richmond; nieces, nephews; cousins; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, six siblings, daughter, Jean Ward, and son-in-law, Carl Meyer. Visitation for Albert B. Ward will be from 12 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Wayne Ward officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association Indiana Chapter, 6525 E. 82nd Street, Suite 115, Indianapolis, IN 46250. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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  2. State grant for $21,000 supports marketing of local foodRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Columbia Magazine

    State grant for $21,000 supports marketing of local food Grant to Jackson County Agricultural Development Fund based on demand for increased local food production and the possibility of year-round produce production in Jackson County, KY. Appalachian Alternative Agriculture of Jackson County approved for $21,000.

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  3. Unemployment rate fell in all but one Kentucky county last monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Business Journal

    ... reported 4.7 percent. Eight other counties recorded an unemployment rate of 4.8 percent. At 12.3 percent, Jackson County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate. Magoffin County reported the second-highest rate, 11.6 percent. The data are ...

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  4. McDOWELL, Johnny O.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice McDOWELL, Johnny O. Was born July 12, 1939 in Jackson County, KY and departed this life Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the Hospice of Dayton, being 75 years of age. He was the son of the late Oliver & Martha McDowell.

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  5. KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Jackson CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that happened just before 7:00 a.m., on Tuesday, December 16th in Jackson County. The initial investigation indicates that Franklin L. Sizemore, 29 years old of Tyner, KY was traveling east on KY HWY-30 in a Silver Buick passenger car.

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  6. NewsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... animal i... Two people are dead after a morning crash in southeastern Kentucky.It happened on Highway 30 in Jackson County near the Laurel County line around 6:30 a.m.After being shut down for about four hours, that stretch of roadway reopened at ...

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  7. More Clouds & Cold AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... animal i... Two people are dead after a morning crash in southeastern Kentucky.It happened on Highway 30 in Jackson County near the Laurel County line around 6:30 a.m.After being shut down for about four hours, that stretch of roadway reopened at ...

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  8. Helen JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Palladium-Item

    Helen was born on December 14, 1923 in Jackson County, KY, daughter of the late John Daniel and Dora Alice Carmack.

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  9. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... and Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Madison, Owen, Simpson, Spencer and Warren counties, 4.4 percent each. Jackson County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate - 11.7 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County, 10.8 percent; Letcher County, ...

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  10. Logan unemployment continues declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | News Democrat

    ... and Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Madison, Owen, Simpson, Spencer and Warren counties, 4.4 percent each. Jackson County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate - 11.7 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County, 10.8 percent; Letcher County, ...

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  11. Commissioners meet new K9 officerRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Jackson County Pilot

    Jackson County Commissioners on Tuesday met the county's newest employee - "Bosco," the sheriff's office's new K9 officer. It was Day 1 on the job for the 2-year-old native of the Czech Republic, and handler Nick Schwalbe said the first shift went well.

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  12. Altus police arrest nude intruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KSWO

    ... entered the home. He then reportedly assaulted the victim, physically and sexually. The woman was taken to Jackson County Memorial Hospital for her injuries and Hernandez was taken to the Jackson County Jail. Hernandez was booked on complaints of ...

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  13. Mike Ezell sworn in as Jackson County's new sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Mississippi Press

    A crowd of more than 200 people erupted into cheers and applause Monday afternoon as Jackson County's new sheriff, Mike Ezell, was sworn into office. It was standing room only in the Jackson County Courthouse as U.S. Judge Louis Guirola issued the oath of office inside the large courtroom.

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  14. Jackson County sheriff swearing-in ceremony for Mike Ezell slated for 2 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Mississippi Press

    Ezell's swearing-in ceremony will take place inside the old Jackson County Courthouse in the big courtroom on the second floor. Official election results, which include 299 absentee ballots and 106 affidavit ballots, showed Ezell won 8,748 votes, or 64 percent of the vote.

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  15. New Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell to be sworn in MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Jackson County's new sheriff, Mike Ezell, will be sworn in Monday, sheriff's department spokeswoman Cherie Ward said today. Ezell will be the county's third sheriff in a year after ex-Sheriff Mike Byrd left office after pleading guilty to federal and state charges and then the interim appointed sheriff, Charles Britt, pulled out of the race.

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  16. DNA evidence prompts searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KSWO

    ... match came back to 32-year-old Ronald Aaron Murphy. Two felony arrest warrants have been issued through the Jackson County District Court for the burglaries. A third felony arrest warrant was also issued for a charge of failure to appear on a false ...

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  17. Former Jackson County Lt. Ken McClenic sentenced to 2 years of probation in perjury caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Former Jackson County Sheriff Lt. Ken McClenic, who pleaded guilty to one count of felony perjury in September, was sentenced to probation only today in Jackson County Circuit Court.

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  18. Retiring attorney knew his chargeRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Lakefield Standard

    Bob O'Connor has a tattered strip of paper, yellowed with age, taped to the bottom of his computer screen in his office at the Jackson County Courthouse. On it are 12 words that have guided him day in and day out over his past 13 years as Jackson County attorney: "The primary responsibility of prosecution is to see that justice is accomplished."

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  19. Five families become 'complete' during Adoption Day in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | MLive.com

    Piper and Zane's adoptions were two of six to take place in the Jackson County Courthouse on Nov. 21 as part of Michigan Adoption day, sponsored by the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Department of Human Resources.

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  20. Retiring attorney knew his chargeRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Jackson County Pilot

    Bob O'Connor has a tattered strip of paper, yellowed with age, taped to the bottom of his computer screen in his office at the Jackson County Courthouse. On it are 12 words that have guided him day in and day out over his past 13 years as Jackson County attorney: "The primary responsibility of prosecution is to see that justice is accomplished."

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