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

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 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.

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  2. THOMAS, Beulah HigniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice THOMAS, Beulah Hignite age 86. Born October 28, 1927 in Jackson County, Kentucky. Daughter of Jasper and Susie Lakes Hignite.

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  3. Commissioners schedule hearings on tax increaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings on its proposed 2015 budget and property tax increase at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, and at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, at the Jackson County Courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room, 5000 Jackson Parkway, Jefferson. The commissioners propose increasing property taxes in the county by 10 percent this year .

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

    Sunday Oct 5 | MLive.com

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

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  5. Missouri judge rules in favor of same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states. Jackson County Circuit Judge J. Dale Youngs on Friday issued a ruling that said Missouri's constitution and state laws banning same-sex marriage are invalid for those legally performed elsewhere.

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  6. County eyes 10-percent hike in property taxesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is poised to hike property taxes in the county by 10 percent this year. In a called meeting last week, the BOC discussed hiking the unincorporated millage rate from 8.86 mills to 9.76 mills, a 10-percent increase.

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  7. Jackson County breaks out the red AND blue in celebration of the Chiefs and RoyalsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    September 29, 2014 The Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City represents a tale of two teams, with both Royals and Chiefs flags flying on the front lawn. The Chiefs flags are in honor of tonight's Monday Night Football game against the Patriots at Arrowhead, where fans will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the loudest outdoor stadium.

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  8. Residents voice concerns over old tree facing removal on Jackson County Courthouse squareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Jackson County Commission is hearing from experts on whether to cut down a nearly century-old tree in the courthouse yard, but residents are voicing their concerns in opposition of the move. Caution tape blocks off a good portion of the Jackson County Courthouse lawn, causing visitors to walk out of their way to go around it.

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  9. Jackson County Red Friday Fred Arbanas TributeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Tony's Kansas City

    Quick note about tomorrow's Kansas City political/sports event celebration of a 40 year run on a little understood local legislative body... Jackson County Salutes Chiefs' Great & Legislator Fred Arbanas Friday, September 26, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. Downtown Courthouse in KC #GoRed4Fred After serving for more than 41 years, Fred Arbanas will soon be saying goodbye to the Jackson County Legislature. Fred left a legacy even before he was elected to office.

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  10. Jobless Rates Down In All 120 Counties In August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... each. Magoffin County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate - 13.3 percent. It was followed by Jackson County, 12.2 percent; Harlan County, 12.1 percent; Fulton, Leslie and Letcher counties, 11.5 percent each; Knott County, 11 percent; Bell ...

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  11. Former Jackson County Lt. Ken McClenic pleads guilty to one count felony perjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Former Jackson County Sheriff Lt. Ken McClenic pleaded guilty to one count of felony perjury in Jackson County Circuit Court Tuesday morning, the state Attorney General's office has confirmed.

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  12. Lady Bears claim Mercer meet titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... the team champion with 27 points, followed by Burgin with 73 and Harlan County with 82. Berea, Boyle County, Jackson County and Anderson County rounded out the field. Alex Lewis had the next best time for HCHS at 19:50 for 18th place. Blake Blevins ...

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  13. Lady Bears claim Mercer meet titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... the team champion with 27 points, followed by Burgin with 73 and Harlan County with 82. Berea, Boyle County, Jackson County and Anderson County rounded out the field. Alex Lewis had the next best time for HCHS at 19:50 for 18th place. Blake Blevins ...

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  14. Child Safety Event Scheduled for Jackson CountyRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police and Cumberland Valley Area Development District will be at the Jackson County Health Department in McKee, KY on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Child Safety Event is free to the public and is designed to raise awareness on the proper installation of child safety seats.

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  15. IL man sentenced for Carbondale liquor store burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County State's Attorney's office says a Vergennes, Illinois man was sentenced September 17 to prison for burglary. Gerald D. Stroud, 29, of Vergennes, Illinois who was charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with burglary, was sentenced to serve eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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  16. Hands Up, Don't Shoot SelfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Altus Times

    A group of Altus residents raised their hands above their heads for a "Hands Up, Don't Shoot Selfie," at the Jackson County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 16. A group of Altus residents raised their hands above their heads for a "Hands Up, Don't Shoot Selfie," at the Jackson County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept.

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  17. Schools attend Farm to School regional eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Photo submittedThe successful Farm to School regional event 2014 was held at Jackson County High School. Numerous schools from Bell, Knox, Clay and Jackson counties participated in this event and were awarded certificates from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

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  18. ALEXANDER, Linda AngelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice ALEXANDER, Linda Angel also lovingly known as Granny, age 94 of Waynesville, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at her home. She was born in Jackson County, Kentucky on February 1, 1920 to Eli and Clara Angel.

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  19. Authorities: Iowa shooter committed suicideRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The 71-year-old man who fired at the county assessor after a meeting at the Jackson County Courthouse committed suicide, authorities said. The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner said in a news release that Francis "Gus" Glaser died from a gunshot wound to his neck and head and that he'd killed himself.

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  20. Man shot during meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Hawk Eye

    An Iowa man angry about his property taxes was fatally shot during a public meeting Tuesday after he pulled a gun from a briefca ... Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald Jackson County Supervisor Chairman Jack Willey, left, talks to Jackson County Emergency Management Coordinator Lyn Medinger, center, and Chief Deputy Steve Schroeder after a shooting in the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday in Maquoketa.

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