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

    51 min ago | 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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  2. Schools attend Farm to School regional eventRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 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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  3. ALEXANDER, Linda AngelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | 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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  4. Authorities: Iowa shooter committed suicideRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | 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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  5. Man shot during meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 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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  6. Man Killed After Firing Shot inside Jackson County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KAAL-TV Austin

    An Iowa man angry about his property taxes was fatally shot during a public meeting Tuesday after he pulled a gun from a briefcase and pointed it at the county assessor, the local sheriff said. Francis Glaser, 71, had become agitated and vocal about his property taxes going up during a weekly meeting of Jackson County's board of supervisors in Maquoketa, a town about 150 miles northeast of Des Moines.

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  7. Family fun at Heritage FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Palladium-Item

    ... demonstrations around the state. Lukacek said Graces was a game played by schoolgirls. Chelsey Powell, 8, of Jackson County, Kentucky, gets help at the blacksmith's shop. Their family was heading home from Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, when ...

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  8. Johnnie SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Palladium-Item

    Jackson County, Kentucky, to Henry and Lettie Flannery See, Johnnie lived in Richmond for most of his life. He worked at Richmond Gear Works for 29 years and as a mechanic at Merchanthouse Transportation for 10 years. Johnnie was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and REACT of Richmond. He was known by many as "The Lawn Mower Man" for servicing mowers, and he also serviced cars and trucks. When Johnnie was younger, he was part of the Richmond Gear Works Champion Horseshoe Team, coached baseball, and enjoyed golf, hunting, and trap shooting. He loved his vegetable garden, NASCAR, and participating in the Senior Games. Survivors include his wife, Janet L. Atkins See, to whom he was married on July 12, 1952; daughters, Gail (Monty Huddleston) See of Richmond, Janice "Susie" Sullivan of Modoc, Indiana, and Brenda See of Richmond; two sons, Ronnie (Vicki) See and David (Nicki) See, both of Richmond; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Susan, Melissa, Malia, Nathan, and Caleb; six step-grandchildren, Amy, Steve, John, Matt, Karl, and Caylee; nine great-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and one on the way; one step-great-great-grandson; sister, Mildred (Glenn) Potters of Connersville, Indiana; brother, Bert See of Fountain City, Indiana; sisters-in-law, Barb Atkins of Fountain City, Indiana, and Katie Reed of Richmond; nieces; nephews; cousins; many friends; and special friend, "Tubby", his loving cat. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marie Robinson and her husband Bert; brother, Eddie See; and sisters-in-law, Bonnie See and Jean See. The family would like to thank the staff of Reid Hospital and the Alzheimer's Unit at Golden Rule. Visitation for Johnnie See will be from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Curt Nies officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830 or American Diabetes Association, Memorial & Honors Program, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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  9. A petition has been signed to not remove the tree without full assessment.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The removal of the 150-year-old Scottsboro maple tree is on indefinite hold at the moment. The Jackson County Courthouse Landscape Committee met Tuesday morning and there was a motion before the committee by Judge John Graham that a certified ...

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  10. 150-year-old Scottsboro courthouse tree at risk of being removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... say someone was hit in the arm during a shooting on Binford Drive off of Seminole on Thursday afternoon. The Jackson County Commission is looking to cut down the only remaining maple tree on the square that's nearly 150 years old. Commission ...

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  11. Lower Jobless Rates Reported In 108 Ky. CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... Oldham and Owen counties. The rate was 6.3 percent in Campbell and Simpson counties. It was followed by Jackson County at 14.6 percent, Harlan County at 14.4 percent, Leslie County at 13.3 percent and Letcher County at 13.2 percent. WBKO.com is ...

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  12. Colleen HornsbyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | State Journal

    Colleen Hornsby, age 83, formerly of Tyner, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Telford Terrace in Richmond.

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  13. Call of intoxicated woman at London Walmart leads police to hundreds of pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WKYT

    ... evidence and 3rd degree possession of a controlled substance. Reynolds says the two are from McKee, in Jackson County. Both have bonded out of jail. "A lot of our crime that we come across is due to an anonymous tip or someone sees something that ...

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  14. Tim Robinson, entrepreneurRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Floyd County Times

    ... to assemble a stable workforce from this depressing mass? "Baloney," says Tim Robinson, dismissively. "Jackson County was one of the most welcoming communities our company has worked in. Educated and healthy workers come ready to work, the community ... 2 comments

  15. Logan unemployment still among lowestRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | News Democrat

    ... percent each; Simpson County, 6.2 percent; and Daviess, Fayette, Oldham and Owen counties, 6.3 percent each. Jackson County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate - 16.5 percent. It was followed by Magoffin County, 15 percent; Harlan County, ...

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  16. Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County areaRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | MLive.com

    HAYWORTH , Elissa K. and Nicholas s., of Jackson, a son, Oliver Quinn, born July 28, 6 pounds, 2 ounces at Allegiance Health.

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  17. Deaths of man, woman appear to be murder-suicide, a Jackson County coroner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    A man and a woman were found dead Friday inside a Jackson County mobile home, said Deputy Coroner Lonnie Hacker.

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  18. International Relations: Swiss police officer compares police policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Sentinel-Echo

    ... a police officer in Lancy, a suburb of Geneva, Switzerland, was on vacation with his wife who is a native of Jackson County. De Lucia was visiting the Wildcat Harley-Davidson dealership several weeks ago when he met Sheriff's Detective Charlie ...

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  19. BOGGS, Norma DeanRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Dean age 78, of Vandalia, Ohio, died Thursday July 24, 2014 at Kettering Medical Center. She was born in Jackson County, Kentucky on January 25, 1936 to John and Delphia (Lakes) Brockman. Norma is survived by her husband, Edd, a son, Mark Boggs and ...

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  20. Boone has Lowest June County Jobless Rate in Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... Larue and Woodford counties at 6 percent. Caldwell and Shelby counties had rates of 6.1 percent. Meanwhile, Jackson County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 16.5 percent in June. It was followed by Magoffin County at 15 percent, Harlan ...

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