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

    Saturday | 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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  2. Protesters Speak Out About High Bonds At Jackson Co. JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Protesters stood outside the Jackson County Courthouse in Brownstown on Wednesday protesting what they felt was unfairly high bonds set for inmates at the Jackson County Jail. According to one of the protesters, Mike Cox, of Freetown says in Bartholomew County, anybody arrested is held for 72 hours, which is how it should be, but In Jackson County, unfairly high bonds keep people languishing in the jail long after they should be.

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  3. 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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  4. Jackson judge blasts city officials for dragging their feet in refunding 'illegal tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MLive.com

    Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John McBain had some choice words for city officials after ruling the city should expedite the repayment of stormwater taxes to city residents. "It's a sad, sad day when the city can't get their hands on $450,000 after illegally taxing its citizens," he said before retreating to his office Tuesday afternoon, May 12. City leaders are required to repay their illegally collected stormwater fees by June 26 or face a $1,000-per-day fine, McBain ruled.

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  5. 5 Kentucky Elk Brought To Wisconsin Die Of Tick DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says five elk recently transferred to the state from Kentucky have died from a tick-borne disease. The agency said Monday the elk died last month in a quarantine pen in Jackson County.

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  6. 5 Kentucky elk brought to Wisconsin die of tick diseaseRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says five elk recently transferred to the state from Kentucky have died from a tick-borne disease. The agency said Monday the elk died last month in a quarantine pen in Jackson County.

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  7. Jackson County Circuit Court will be closed on Friday, May 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Northeast News

    The 16th Judicial Circuit of Jackson County will be closed Friday, May 8, in observance of Truman Day, a Missouri State Holiday. All court offices and judicial divisions at the locations below will be closed.

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  8. Indiana outbreak could be subsidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... in December it's seen 30 times that number. Those cases in Scott County, as well as a handful in adjacent Jackson County and other parts of southeastern Indiana, are tied largely to needle sharing among people who injected a liquefied form of the ...

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  9. TKC Exclusive and Breaking News!!! Kansas City 2ND District at-Large...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... white dude with old school glasses Steve Vockrodt offered a detailed account of the sitch: " The lawsuit, in Jackson County Circuit Court, was filed by Cynthia Sloan , who used to work under Loar at engineering firm Tetra Tech. In it, Sloan claims ...

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  10. Judge dismisses Chastain's lawsuit against Mayor JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Business Journal

    Clay Chastain's case against Mayor Sly James has been dismissed. On Wednesday, Judge Joel Fahnestock in Jackson County Circuit Court dismissed Chastain's lawsuit that sought to bar Kansas City's mayor from running for re-election.

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  11. KSP Conducts Fire Investigation in Jackson CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post in investigating a fire that was reported just after 7:00 p.m. EDT, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The fire burned a residence at 1495 Highway 89, just north of McKee.

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  12. "We're all family here" - More than $5,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    When most of a community pitches in to help, you know the person they're doing it for is loved. That was the case in Jackson County Friday, with the people in the community coming together to help the family of Corrections Deputy Charley Murphy.

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  13. Monday at 10: In An Instant: a gunman in the courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... I've heard the full account twice now, and I still can't get enough. It's the story of Larry "Buck" Koos, the Jackson County Supervisor that tackled a gunman and saved numerous lives back in September. To Koos, it had been just another day at the ...

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  14. Lewis Memorial Bridge reopened in Smithland, KYRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... Tuesday the number of confirmed HIV cases has reached 135, with 130 cases in Scott County and five in Jackson County. State health officials announced Tuesday the number of confirmed HIV cases has reached 135, with 130 cases in Scott County and five ...

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  15. Former bar operator sentenced for tax crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Channel3000

    A former Jackson County bar owner will serve a prison sentence for tax crimes at the same time he is serving time for arson charges, according to a release. Brian Adkins, who operated the Rustic Mill Tavern in the town of Albion, pleaded no contest in Jackson County Circuit Court to one count of theft for failing to pay sales taxes and one count of failing to file withholding taxes, according to the release.

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  16. LLC v. Bryan Kevin Lay, AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... case arises out of an accident that took place on September 11, 2012, in the parking lot of a gas station in Jackson County, Kentucky. a Employees of Advanced Cable and Ervin Cable were fueling work trucks, loading the trucks with materials, and ...

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  17. Reported bomb threat at Jackson County Courthouse unfoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KCTV5

    Authorities searched the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City after a bomb threat Wednesday morning, but the threat was said to be unfounded. Sgt. Rhonda Montgomery of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department said the reported threat indicated a bomb would go off on a specific floor.

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  18. Recycling day set at RE/MAX officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Tribune

    A document shredding and electronics collection will be conducted from 9a a.m. to noon Saturday at the RE/MAX office at 1403 E. Tipton St., Seymour. The event, along with a document destruction program planned from 9a a.m. to noon May 8 at the Jackson County Courthouse, is being organized by the Jackson County Solid Waste Management District.

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  19. Deadline to request absentee ballots approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Altus Times

    Registered voters in Jackson County who want to vote by mail absentee ballot in next Tuesday's Eldorado Municipal General Election have until Wednesday at 5 p.m. to request one, County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L. Wilson said today. Voters who want to cast absentee ballots still can do so in person at the County Election Board office on Thursday, April 2 or Friday, April 3. A two-member bipartisan Absentee Voting Board will be on duty each day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday to assist absentee voters.

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  20. Asbestos lawsuit seeking millions for former Jackson County workersRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Personal Injury Law News

    The lawsuit seeks more than $40 million for a medical monitoring fund for anyone who had to spend a significant amount of time in the Jackson County Courthouse during an asbestos removal project.

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