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The Commerce News
Russians on the doorstepRussians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming”? I’d say they’re right on our doo
Russians on the doorstep
The Commerce News / Posted an hour ago
Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming”? I’d say they’re right on our doorstep, these days. Susan Harper is a retired editor, lecturer, and local library director who currently serves on the Jackson County and Piedmont Regional library boa... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
State trooper injured after semi strikes cruiser on I-65JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. – An Indiana State Trooper was injured on I-65 Friday nigh
State trooper injured after semi strikes cruiser on I-65
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 hours ago
JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. – An Indiana State Trooper was injured on I-65 Friday night after a semi struck his vehicle while investigating a separate crash near Crothersville. Police say Trooper Michael Thiron was attempting to move his 2013 Dodge Charger... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Fairmont returns talented nucleusthe third time during his esteemed coaching span, Fairmont will have to defeat
Fairmont returns talented nucleus
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
the third time during his esteemed coaching span, Fairmont will have to defeat the likes of 2015 Class AAA state runner-up Jackson County Central and formidable foe Luverne in the Section 3 postseason. "Jackson (County Central) just seems to... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
FHS runs to 1st, 2nd at Early BirdStandings: 1. Stewartville 9; 2. Fairmont 12; 3. Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial
FHS runs to 1st, 2nd at Early Bird
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Standings: 1. Stewartville 9; 2. Fairmont 12; 3. Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial/Nicollet 20; 4. (tie) St. James Area and Jackson County Central 35s; 6. Mountain Lake Area 55. Incomplete: Blue Earth Area, Heron Lake-Okabena, New... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Downthe Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd, West Virginia Hemp Farmers Cooperativ
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd, West Virginia Hemp Farmers Cooperative, WVU Extension Office in Wood County, Jackson County Master Gardeners, Mother Earth Foods, Jim Leach L.C., J and J Property Development, M.A.D. in the MOV, Jubilee... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Floody recovery continues in Roane Countyhousing needs, while more than $193,000 is for other needs, including furnishin
Floody recovery continues in Roane County
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
housing needs, while more than $193,000 is for other needs, including furnishings, transportation and medical expenses. In Jackson County, where the impact was less widespread but a 4-year-old boy drowned after being caught in flash flooding, there... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Police Search For Missing Woman Out Of Jacksonvilleball cap. Laird is 5’3” tall, 100lbs and has blonde shoulder length hair and b
Police Search For Missing Woman Out Of Jacksonville
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 15 hours ago
ball cap. Laird is 5’3” tall, 100lbs and has blonde shoulder length hair and blue eyes.Anyone with information as to having seen Laird or with information as to her current whereabouts is requested to call Jackson County Dispatch at (541) 776-... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
State trooper injured in accident on highwayJackson County, IND. — An Indiana State Police Trooper is recovering after bein
State trooper injured in accident on highway
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 16 hours ago
Jackson County, IND. — An Indiana State Police Trooper is recovering after being struck by a vehicle late Friday night. Trooper Michael Thiron was responding to another accident on I-65 near the 30 mile marker when his vehicle was struck by another... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Computer modeling aids firefightersdays. On Friday, it rained, and fire activity was minimal. As of Friday, the B
Computer modeling aids firefighters
Craig Daily Press / Posted 19 hours ago
days. On Friday, it rained, and fire activity was minimal. As of Friday, the Beaver Creek fire, which started June 19 in Jackson County, had burned 37,403 acres and was 53 percent contained. "At Beaver Creek, it's drier up there," Colt Mortenson... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Custodial engineer prays daily at school flagpolea sprinkler run Teachers and students find Friday fun with water balloons, pop
Custodial engineer prays daily at school flagpole
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 19 hours ago
a sprinkler run Teachers and students find Friday fun with water balloons, popsicles, sponge relay and a sprinkler run Jackson County Library to host "How to Adult" classJackson County Library to host "How to Adult" class (Source: Jackson... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Gymnastics Coach Convicted of Sex Crimes With Children Pleads Guilty to Even More Chargesmore charges. Jeffrey Bettman coached gymnastics in Medford and Grants Pass wh
Gymnastics Coach Convicted of Sex Crimes With Children Pleads Guilty to Even More Charges
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 19 hours ago
more charges. Jeffrey Bettman coached gymnastics in Medford and Grants Pass when the incidents happened. Friday, in a Jackson County courtroom, Bettman changed his plea to guilty for about 10 charges of using a child in a display of sexually... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Salvation Army of Jackson Co 'extremely low' on donationsof their generosity here at home. George Dressler is among 40 homeless people
Salvation Army of Jackson Co 'extremely low' on donations
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 hours ago
of their generosity here at home. George Dressler is among 40 homeless people who stay at the Salvation Army Shelter in Jackson County. The shelter offers shower facilities to those in need. "Obviously, you have to stay clean if you want to... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Salvation Army of Jackson Co 'extremely low' on donationsof their generosity here at home. George Dressler is among 40 homeless people
Salvation Army of Jackson Co 'extremely low' on donations
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 hours ago
of their generosity here at home. George Dressler is among 40 homeless people who stay at the Salvation Army Shelter in Jackson County. The shelter offers shower facilities to those in need. "Obviously, you have to stay clean if you want to... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Man Found Guilty for Multiple Sex CrimesJACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- A man accused of trafficking and promoting prostitution
Man Found Guilty for Multiple Sex Crimes
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 20 hours ago
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- A man accused of trafficking and promoting prostitution has been found guilty of 13 criminal charges. The Jackson County District Attorney’s Office says that Virgil Rucker was found guilty of two counts of rape in the first... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
WANTED: Jackson Co. robber hit 3 stores in 24 hoursInvestigators say a man in Jackson County is on a streak, robbing three stores
WANTED: Jackson Co. robber hit 3 stores in 24 hours
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 hours ago
Investigators say a man in Jackson County is on a streak, robbing three stores in the last 24 hours. Now they need your help before he strikes again. Surveillance video captured the robber at one of the locations. The first strong armed robbery... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilotboosted by library summer programming immediately prior to serving. Numbers rem
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted yesterday
boosted by library summer programming immediately prior to serving. Numbers remained strong up to the week of the Jackson County Fair, Nestegard said, but had been averaging about 20 kids per day since. Kindseth and Nestegard said they... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Man gets prison term for causing fatal Missouri crashin Missouri prison. Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim
Man gets prison term for causing fatal Missouri crash
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
in Missouri prison. Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim's family during his sentencing Thursday in Jackson County. That's where the 21-year-old pleaded guilty in June to an involuntary manslaughter count related to... Read more
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The Examiner
Independence driver gets 30 months for 2015 crash that killed his friendboth the “profoundly reckless” nature of Julian Melissinas' acts but also the r
Independence driver gets 30 months for 2015 crash that killed his friend
The Examiner / Posted yesterday
both the “profoundly reckless” nature of Julian Melissinas' acts but also the remorse he believes Melissinas displayed, a Jackson County circuit judge granted some leniency when he sentenced the 20-year-old to 30 months in state prison for causing... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Man gets prison term for causing fatal Missouri crashin Missouri prison. Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim
Man gets prison term for causing fatal Missouri crash
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
in Missouri prison. Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim's family during his sentencing Thursday in Jackson County. That's where the 21-year-old pleaded guilty in June to an involuntary manslaughter count related to... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
Residential burglaries trending down in cityPrough, a property owner from Blue Springs, said he has doorbell cameras statio
Residential burglaries trending down in city
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted yesterday
Prough, a property owner from Blue Springs, said he has doorbell cameras stationed at five homes he owns throughout Jackson County. He is a proponent of the doorbell camera security measure. “It works great,” Prough said. Lee’s Summit... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in crash that killed family of five in 1986 arrested for DUIwasn’t charged with an alcohol-related crime, a judge allowed testimony about h
Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in crash that killed family of five in 1986 arrested for DUI
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
wasn’t charged with an alcohol-related crime, a judge allowed testimony about his alcohol consumption during the trial. A Jackson County jury convicted Goodnow of five counts of involuntary manslaughter in July 1986. He was sentenced to 10 to 50... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man convicted of involuntary manslaugher in crash that killed family of five in 1986 arrested for DUIwasn’t charged with an alcohol-related crime, a judge allowed testimony about h
Man convicted of involuntary manslaugher in crash that killed family of five in 1986 arrested for DUI
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
wasn’t charged with an alcohol-related crime, a judge allowed testimony about his alcohol consumption during the trial. A Jackson County jury convicted Goodnow of five counts of involuntary manslaughter in July 1986. He was sentenced to 10 to 50... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Man gets prison term for causing fatal Missouri crashJulian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim's family during his
Man gets prison term for causing fatal Missouri crash
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim's family during his sentencing Thursday in Jackson County. That's where the 21-year-old pleaded guilty in June to an involuntary manslaughter count related to 19-year-old Clint Jacoby Reno's... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Jackson County Commissioners to Choose Interim Replacement for Bates’ Senate SeatJACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- The Jackson County Commissioners are getting ready to d
Jackson County Commissioners to Choose Interim Replacement for Bates’ Senate Seat
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted yesterday
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- The Jackson County Commissioners are getting ready to decide who will fill Sen. Alan Bates’ position. The Secretary of State sent a list of interim candidates to the commissioners last night. They plan to research each... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KC-area man who drove 115 mph and used marijuana before a deadly crash gets 2.5 years in prisonin Missouri prison. Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim
KC-area man who drove 115 mph and used marijuana before a deadly crash gets 2.5 years in prison
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
in Missouri prison. Julian Melissinas of Blue Springs apologized to the victim’s family during his sentencing Thursday in Jackson County. That’s where the 21-year-old pleaded guilty in June to an involuntary manslaughter count related to... Read more
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The Commerce News
Children removed from 'filthy,' 'uninhabitable' residencesThe Jackson County Sheriff’s Office assisted in an investigation last week that
Children removed from 'filthy,' 'uninhabitable' residences
The Commerce News / Posted yesterday
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office assisted in an investigation last week that resulted in the removal of multiple children from a filthy and uninhabitable Maysville residence. According to the incident report, a deputy went to a Hillside Way,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Two arrested after I-65 traffic stop, heroin seizedarrested on charges of identity theft, false informing and driving while suspen
Two arrested after I-65 traffic stop, heroin seized
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
arrested on charges of identity theft, false informing and driving while suspended. Both were incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. These arrests come after numerous heroin drug overdoses occurred in the Seymour area on Tuesday... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Finally some dignity for Dozier victimsto the beaten, abused boys who were wards of the state in the Arthur G. Dozier
Finally some dignity for Dozier victims
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
to the beaten, abused boys who were wards of the state in the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys. The reform school in Jackson County — which incredibly wasn’t closed until 2011, some 111 years after it opened — was a home of horror. Many of... Read more
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The Examiner
Hundreds of volunteers test the limits of area disaster planninginsight into how to update their planning. “I’m looking to try to break this t
Hundreds of volunteers test the limits of area disaster planning
The Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
insight into how to update their planning. “I’m looking to try to break this thing,” Mark Widner, deputy director of Jackson County’s Emergency Preparedness Department, said to a group of volunteers as the exercise started. The Big One This... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Blue Springs man sentenced for friend’s death in May 2015 100 mph crashINDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A Jackson County judge is scheduled to sentence a 21-year-o
Blue Springs man sentenced for friend’s death in May 2015 100 mph crash
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A Jackson County judge is scheduled to sentence a 21-year-old man, who admitted his responsibility in the death of his friend, 19-year old Clint Reno, killed in a car crash in Independence on May 18, 2015 near Missouri 78 and... Read more
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MLive.com
Woman accused of giving fatal heroin dose to Ted Nugent employee is honest, remorseful, lawyer sayssaid. On Thursday, Aug. 25, Mullins, 27, waived her right to a preliminary exa
Woman accused of giving fatal heroin dose to Ted Nugent employee is honest, remorseful, lawyer says
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
said. On Thursday, Aug. 25, Mullins, 27, waived her right to a preliminary examination, a probable cause hearing. Jackson County District Judge Daniel Goostrey then sent her case to circuit court, where it will be handled by Judge John... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilotmethods, including print, digital, social and physical signage. The regular “Gr
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
methods, including print, digital, social and physical signage. The regular “Growing Jackson” series published in the newspaper and on the newspaper’s website is one tool, she said. “We also promote Jackson Crossing by... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotRepublic to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and from the Library of
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
Republic to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and from the Library of Congress to the Svoboda barn in rural Jackson County where 250 folks happily polkaed their way around the dance floor to some of their favorite songs, including... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama finally seeing first drought relief of summerdrought conditions have been removed from Madison County and extreme conditions
Alabama finally seeing first drought relief of summer
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
drought conditions have been removed from Madison County and extreme conditions are receding in hardest-hit Jackson County. And only a tiny portion of northern DeKalb County still has extreme drought conditions. The northern... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilotthe ballot for the office of Hunter Township town clerk. Last Tuesday was also
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
the ballot for the office of Hunter Township town clerk. Last Tuesday was also the filing deadline for candidates for the Jackson County Central and Heron Lake-Okabena boards of education. Six locals filed affidavits of candidacy for four seats on... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotFive summer softball teams in the Jackson County Central Community Education pr
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
Five summer softball teams in the Jackson County Central Community Education program received the Youth 1st Team Award for their outstanding sportsmanship during the 2016 Southern Star League softball tournament. The award, earned by the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas inmate dies, found unconscious in cellArkansas Department of Correction. Grady Demery, 32, was found about 5:30 a.m.
Arkansas inmate dies, found unconscious in cell
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Arkansas Department of Correction. Grady Demery, 32, was found about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in his cell at the Grimes Unit in Jackson County, department spokesman Solomon Graves said in a statement. Demery was taken to a local hospital, where he was... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man arrested in pickax home invasion wanted in Alabamareports (http://bit.ly/2bYoOqy) 36-year-old Anthony Smith Jr., of Prairieville,
Man arrested in pickax home invasion wanted in Alabama
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
reports (http://bit.ly/2bYoOqy) 36-year-old Anthony Smith Jr., of Prairieville, Louisiana was arrested Aug. 12 by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office on charges of home invasion and commercial burglary. Residents of a home in Vancleave told... Read more
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MLive.com
See happy -- not so happy -- kids head back to school in these reader-submitted photosJACKSON COUNTY, MI – Some kids were happy to be going back to school on Wednesd
See happy -- not so happy -- kids head back to school in these reader-submitted photos
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
JACKSON COUNTY, MI – Some kids were happy to be going back to school on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Others, not so much. Whatever the level of enthusiasm of the students, their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and others were happy to share photos of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Man arrested in pickax home invasion wanted in Alabamareports (http://bit.ly/2bYoOqy) 36-year-old Anthony Smith Jr., of Prairieville,
Man arrested in pickax home invasion wanted in Alabama
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
reports (http://bit.ly/2bYoOqy) 36-year-old Anthony Smith Jr., of Prairieville, Louisiana was arrested Aug. 12 by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office on charges of home invasion and commercial burglary. Residents of a home in Vancleave told... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williamssurrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williams
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
surrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a friendly person and influential educator. Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody described the murder as “horrific.” Moody said Williams was stabbed more than 50... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williamssurrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williams
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
surrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a friendly person and influential educator. Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody described the murder as “horrific.” Moody said Williams was stabbed more than 50... Read more
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WALB Albany
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williamssurrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williams
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
surrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a friendly person and influential educator. Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody described the murder as “horrific.” Moody said Williams was stabbed more than 50... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Suspect in hostage situation at Temple church in police custodythe page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent
Suspect in hostage situation at Temple church in police custody
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
the page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent says he is still excited about the future. Jackson County arrests suspected drug dealerJackson County arrests suspected drug dealer (Source Jackson County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williamsthe page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williams
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
the page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent says he is still excited about the future. Jackson County arrests suspected drug dealerJackson County arrests suspected drug dealer (Source Jackson County... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williamssurrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a
Man charged with capital murder in stabbing death of Willie Williams
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
surrounding community was shocked by the killing. Many described Williams as a friendly person and influential educator. Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody described the murder as “horrific.” Moody said Williams was stabbed more than 50... Read more
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The Examiner
New severe thunderstorm warning for EJC through 10 p.m.70 mph winds and quarter-sized hail.Residents are advised to take shelter.The w
New severe thunderstorm warning for EJC through 10 p.m.
The Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
70 mph winds and quarter-sized hail.Residents are advised to take shelter.The warning covers most of southern and eastern Jackson County, southwestern Lafayette County, western Johnson County (Mo.), Cass County and the southwest corner of Ray... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Heavy police presence at a Temple churchthe page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent
Heavy police presence at a Temple church
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
the page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent says he is still excited about the future. Jackson County arrests suspected drug dealerJackson County arrests suspected drug dealer (Source Jackson County... Read more
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The Examiner
Tornado warning through 8:45 for southeastern Jackson County, elsewhere Posted Aug. 24, 2016 at 8:28 PM A tornado warning through 8:45 p.m. covers p
Tornado warning through 8:45 for southeastern Jackson County, elsewhere
The Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Aug. 24, 2016 at 8:28 PM A tornado warning through 8:45 p.m. covers parts of Lee's Summit as well as Lone Jack, Lake Lotawana and Oak Grove. People in those areas should... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Body at boat landing identified as Goose Creek High School teacherthe page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent
Body at boat landing identified as Goose Creek High School teacher
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
the page on its failed $45.5 million school bond, the district's superintendent says he is still excited about the future. Jackson County arrests suspected drug dealerJackson County arrests suspected drug dealer (Source Jackson County... Read more
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