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  1. Jobless rates down in all 120 Kentucky countiesRead the original story

    20 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Jessamine, Madison and Owen. Magoffin County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 11.5 percent. Jackson County was next at 11.3 percent, followed by Letcher County at 9.9 percent, Russell County at 9.5 percent, Harlan County at 9.4 percent ...

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  2. 2nd Suspect In Missouri Kidnapping Captured in Radcliff, Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The second individual being sought in connection to a kidnapping and carjacking that occurred in Kansas City has been taken into custody in Radcliff, KY, without incident. Robert Caldwell's alleged 17-year-old accomplice in the abduction and assault of a south Kansas City man on Jan. 22 has been charged in Jackson County, Missouri with multiple felonies, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Thursday.

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  3. Jobless rates down in all 120 counties in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... each. Magoffin County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate - 11.5 percent. It was followed by Jackson County, 11.3 percent; Letcher County, 9.9 percent; Russell County, 9.5 percent; Harlan County, 9.4 percent; Lewis County, 9.2 percent; ...

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  4. TKC Exclusive and Breaking News!!! Politicos Consolidating Power at the Jackson County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... pretty much run things. And while just about everything related to the courthouse sounds nefarious . . . This Jackson County power tripping is typical and part of the ongoing war to trade power among Democratic Party elites who have laid claim to ...

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  5. Misplaced MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | LEO Weekly

    ... trips had been so misplaced. I took a community health and nursing course that landed me in a holler in Jackson County, trying to teach elementary school students about healthy eating and the importance of consistent exercise. What I learned, both ...

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  6. Salt Trucks Battle Slick RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Southeastern part of the Bluegrass, hit the roads early Monday evening. "We cover Bell County, Clay County, Jackson County, Harlan County, Leslie County, Whitley County and Knox County," said Dixon. "And Clay County, so yes a lot of roads." Miles of ...

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  7. Former Carbondale church pastor pleads guilty to theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KFVS12

    A state's attorney says a former senior pastor of a Carbondale church pleaded guilty to three theft related counts on Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court. Joshua Swain, 34, former senior pastor at The View Church in Carbondale, pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft in excess of $10,000 but not exceeding $100,000, theft in excess of $10,000 but not exceeding $100,000, and loan fraud.

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  8. Talent men arraigned on attempted murder, assault charges Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The two Talent men suspected of stabbing a woman and bludgeoning her with an Airsoft gun last Saturday have been arraigned on several attempted murder- and assault-related charges. Court records show Eric Vale Henshaw, 18, the nephew of the 45-year-old victim, and 19-year-old Michael Lawrence Koch-Prosser, were arraigned in Jackson County Circuit Court Monday on charges of attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit abuse of a corpse, and first-degree assault.

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  9. Qualifying for political offices begins Monday at Jackson County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Mississippi Press

    The doors of Jackson County Circuit Clerk Joe Martin's office will open at 8 a.m. Monday to those wanting to qualify to run for office. "We've already had a couple want to come on by," Martin said this week.

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  10. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... rates at 4.5 percent each last month. Madison and Owen counties followed at 4.7 percent. State officials say Jackson County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 12.3 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County at 11.6 percent, Letcher County ...

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  11. Jobless rates fall in 119 Kentucky countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... rates at 4.5 percent each last month. Madison and Owen counties followed at 4.7 percent. State officials say Jackson County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 12.3 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County at 11.6 percent, Letcher County ...

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  12. Albert WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | 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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  13. State grant for $21,000 supports marketing of local foodRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | 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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  14. Unemployment rate fell in all but one Kentucky county last monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | 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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  15. McDOWELL, Johnny O.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  16. KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Jackson CountyRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  17. NewsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  18. More Clouds & Cold AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  19. Helen JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  20. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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