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Newton Daily News
Week in Reviewtheir faces. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the N
Newton Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
their faces. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Newton Police Department at 641-792-1547 or Jasper County Crime Stoppers at 641-792-8362 or jaspercrimestoppers.com. Supervisors OK warning lights for Killduff... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Police blotterher while she was attempting to gain control of a child. Todd denied shoving th
Newton Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
her while she was attempting to gain control of a child. Todd denied shoving the victim. He was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail. •�Joshua W. Schippers, 38, homeless, was charged with violation of no contact order at 1:15 p.m. Oct.... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Newton man to be sentenced on car burglary chargesgarage, along with several items that had been reported stolen from vehicles in
Newton Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
garage, along with several items that had been reported stolen from vehicles in the area. He was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail. Reeves is charged with third-degree burglary, a class D felony, five counts of third-degree burglary of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Inside Illinois' $16 billion backlog: What does the state owe your town?Treasurer Newman $9,608.02 Newman City Treasurer Newman $7,931.68 Newman
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
Treasurer Newman $9,608.02 Newman City Treasurer Newman $7,931.68 Newman Regional Library District Newman $907.66 Jasper County Treasurer Newton $66,156.65 Jasper County Treasurer Newton $54,614.17 Newton City Treasurer Newton... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Lexington County man accused of targeting Hispanics sentenced to life in prisonwith the investigation. Esaw had a prior record of convictions including aggra
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
with the investigation. Esaw had a prior record of convictions including aggravated assault, and armed robbery out of Jasper County where he was sentenced to prison for twelve years in 2001. Authorities said the crimes in Jasper County... Read more
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Island Packet
Ridgeland man’s traffic stop turns into drug arrestA Ridgeland man was arrested Tuesday after Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deput
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
A Ridgeland man was arrested Tuesday after Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies found marijuana, crack and a pistol in his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. Antonio Watson was charged with possession... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
High school scores (Oct. 18)the meet with 31 points, followed by Apalachee (55 points), Lake Oconee Academy
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
the meet with 31 points, followed by Apalachee (55 points), Lake Oconee Academy (95 points), Greene County (101 points), Jasper County (106 points) and Newton (144). Kevin Ellington was the Wildcats’ top finisher, coming in fourth place among 55... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Heating outage at law enforcement center requires $53K solutionbut the vendors have looked at it, they are just too dangerous to fix, in fact,
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
but the vendors have looked at it, they are just too dangerous to fix, in fact, the one remaining blew out yesterday,” Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty said. “We are going into the winter season, and we need heat.” Halferty said the 50... Read more
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Newton Daily News
IDOT fix to deadly highway makes progressU.S. 65 ranked as the second most dangerous rural high-speed expressway interse
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
U.S. 65 ranked as the second most dangerous rural high-speed expressway intersection in the state. The intersection with Jasper County Road F17 was found to be the sixth most dangerous. The construction is expected to finish in late fall of... Read more
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Island Packet
It feels like fall in the Lowcountry: Oct.19-22 weekend weather and eventsMetric Century Ride at 8:30 a.m., 30-mile ride at 9 a.m. The Metric Century Ri
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Metric Century Ride at 8:30 a.m., 30-mile ride at 9 a.m. The Metric Century Ride is a 62-mile ride through Jasper County. The second option is the 30-mile ride. Both options include stocked rest stops, lunch and live music following... Read more
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Island Packet
After neighbors complained, one person arrested with pot and cash in Hardeevilleevening, according to a news release from the city. After citizen complaints,
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
evening, according to a news release from the city. After citizen complaints, the Hardeeville Police Department and Jasper County Sheriff’s Office searched the residence at 701 Main St. about 5 p.m. and found several glass jars containing... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Dangerous Curve In Jasper County Receiving Safety FaceliftKILLDUFF, Iowa — Blink, and you might miss the unincorporated community of Kill
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
KILLDUFF, Iowa — Blink, and you might miss the unincorporated community of Killduff in southeastern Jasper County but you’ll also miss a dangerous turn. “People call this the Killduff Corner,” said Jasper County Engineer Russ Stutt. The sharp turn... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Staff Member Assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiaryan update on the staff member’s condition nor released his or her name. Piper
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
an update on the staff member’s condition nor released his or her name. Piper is serving a 45-year prison sentence out of Jasper County on a habitual offender charge. In March of 2016, Channel 13 reported that Piper was charged with willful injury... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Jasper County youth receives Missouri 4-H Foundation scholarshipHannah Rockers of Carthage, Mo. was awarded the $1,000 Jasper County 4-H Schola
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
Hannah Rockers of Carthage, Mo. was awarded the $1,000 Jasper County 4-H Scholarship on Friday, Sept 29 at the Missouri 4-H Foundation’s annual scholarship and awards banquet in Columbia. The foundation awarded 67 scholarships totaling $73,550 to 4-H... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Pine Belt Trick-Or-Treat hours8 p.m. Laurel- October 31, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Smith County/ Taylorsville- October
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
8 p.m. Laurel- October 31, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Smith County/ Taylorsville- October 27, Prince of Peace, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Jasper County/ Bay Springs- October 31, Briggs St Downtown, 6 p.m. Perry County/ Richton- October 31, TBA Wayne County/... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Staff member assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiary in Ft. MadisonCity, according to the release. The release stated the offender was Keith Pipe
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
City, according to the release. The release stated the offender was Keith Piper, who is serving a 45-year sentence out of Jasper County for habitual offender (person). The prison said visiting for all offenders was suspended until further... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Jasper County celebrates Red Ribbon weekto promote drug-free lifestyles. This year’s celebration will kick off with a
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
to promote drug-free lifestyles. This year’s celebration will kick off with a poster contest for high school students in Jasper County. The winner will have their poster professionally printed and displayed throughout the county. Activities... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Supervisors approve safety measure for accident-prone cornerof charging time lasting approximately three days. The beacons will also be fit
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
of charging time lasting approximately three days. The beacons will also be fitted with a secure lock to prevent theft. Jasper County Chief Deputy Duane Rozendaal said following the discussions last week, he pulled records dating back to January... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Police blotterissue. He was identified as Shaver and he told police he ran because he thought
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
issue. He was identified as Shaver and he told police he ran because he thought he had warrants. Officers also located a glass pipe in the only yard he ran across to get out of police view. Shaver was arrested and taken to the Jasper Coun... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jasper County man wanted for felony child abuseThe Jasper County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for felony chi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for felony child abuse. Joshua Jermaine Keyes, 34, of Louin, is wanted by the sheriff's department on a bench warrant for felony child abuse, according to the Jasper County Sheriff's... Read more
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Newton Daily News
JCAA hosts original artist in Newtonalone on the prairie. Kirby’s music was haunting and poignant and his narrative
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
alone on the prairie. Kirby’s music was haunting and poignant and his narrative was heartfelt and full of depth of understanding and feeling. Thank you, Jasper County Concert Association for bringing this original artist to our town. John Matt... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Judith A. AndersonJudy, the daughter of Wesley and Elsie (Brodersen) Barnett, was born Oct. 17, 1
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Judy, the daughter of Wesley and Elsie (Brodersen) Barnett, was born Oct. 17, 1934, in Newton. She attended rural Jasper County schools and graduated from Newton High School in 1953. Judy worked in the accounting department at Newton Manufacturing... Read more
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Newton Daily News
William Gordon Duncantwo sons, Kim and Brad. A private graveside service will take place at a later
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
two sons, Kim and Brad. A private graveside service will take place at a later date. Memorials may be designated to the Jasper County Animal Rescue League and may be directed to Beverly at 5 Chancery Court, Newton, Iowa 50208 or to the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Food pantry shortage at Salvation Armycorn, green beans, macaroni and cheese, cream of mushroom soup, sweet potatoes
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
corn, green beans, macaroni and cheese, cream of mushroom soup, sweet potatoes and a turkey.” Upcoming events at the Jasper County Salvation Army include the annual Quilt and Basket Auction Fundraiser with a chicken and noodles supper from 5... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Police blotter16 showed Beach taking property from the storage unit and loading it into a veh
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
16 showed Beach taking property from the storage unit and loading it into a vehicle. Beach was arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail Saturday. •�Teresa L. Campbell-Hambrick, 55, of Newton, was charged with simple assault at 1:39 p.m.... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Updated Change of Venue Requested in Cedar Bridge Arson TrialJASPER COUNTY, Iowa -- One of the teens accused of setting a Madison County bri
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
JASPER COUNTY, Iowa -- One of the teens accused of setting a Madison County bridge on fire was back in court. On Monday, Alex Hoff's attorney asked the court to reconsider a change of venue order. In August, a judge moved his trial to Jasper County,... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Hubbell calls for togetherness during campaign stop in Baxtertogether decided this is going to be a benefit for everybody, not just for the
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
together decided this is going to be a benefit for everybody, not just for the school,” Doug Bishop, Baxter resident and Jasper County Treasurer said at the meeting. “We decided we would not only work on passing a bond issue, but the city would... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Democratic presidential candidate Delaney campaigns in NewtonWith much of their focus on the crowded 2018 governor’s race, the Jasper County
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
With much of their focus on the crowded 2018 governor’s race, the Jasper County Democrats were caught a little off guard when they heard a presidential candidate was coming to town Saturday for a meet-and-greet at Uncle Nancy’s Coffee House. It has... Read more
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Newton Daily News
$2.75 million in Hotel Maytag funds now loan, not grant22 market-rate apartments, 23 units designated as affordable for households at
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
22 market-rate apartments, 23 units designated as affordable for households at or below 60 percent of the median income for Jasper County, a variety of commercial spaces and the restoration of the ballroom on the second floor. Contact Jamee A.... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Police blotterSandra L. Younger, 57, of Kellogg, was arrested at 3:28 p.m. Oct. 11 in the 130
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Sandra L. Younger, 57, of Kellogg, was arrested at 3:28 p.m. Oct. 11 in the 1300 block of South 13th Avenue East on a Jasper County warrant for failure to appear on a reckless driving citation. Also cited with operation without registration... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Print news, raise hellI’m often ribbed about fake news. I don’t take offense because I know it’s not
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
I’m often ribbed about fake news. I don’t take offense because I know it’s not truly a jab at the news we produce in Jasper County, but it is alarming to hear the term become commonplace. The minimization of a vibrant press and its crucial... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Newton Nursing Home Robbed of Prescriptions by Armed MenThe suspects are described as black males where dark clothing and bandannas ove
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
The suspects are described as black males where dark clothing and bandannas over their faces. Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call Jasper County Crime Stoppers at 641-792-8362 or leave a tip at www.jaspercrimest... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Newton police investigate alleged armed robberymales wearing dark clothing and bandanas covering their faces. Anyone with inf
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
males wearing dark clothing and bandanas covering their faces. Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to contact the Newton Police Department at 641-792-1547 or Jasper County Crime Stoppers at 641-792-8362 and jaspercrimestoppe... Read more
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Island Packet
Headed back to work in the Lowcountry this morning? You may have trouble seeing the roadissued a dense fog advisory through 10 a.m. for parts of southeast South Caroli
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
issued a dense fog advisory through 10 a.m. for parts of southeast South Carolina, including Beaufort County and parts of Jasper County. Visibility will be one quarter of a mile or less at times, the advisory says. Drivers should be prepared for... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
ICYMI: Top stories of the weekfamily has even stayed in touch with the foster parents, who the kids call gran
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 6 days ago
family has even stayed in touch with the foster parents, who the kids call grandma and grandpa. Courtney Roach, a former Jasper County resident who now lives in South Bend, has seen the effects on her kids of being in foster care. Her 9-year-old... Read more
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Island Packet
Medical helicopter called in after Ridgeland accidenthelicopter has been requested by law enforcement after a traffic accident in Ri
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
helicopter has been requested by law enforcement after a traffic accident in Ridgeland, according to a news release from Jasper County Emergency Services. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area around West Main Street and Great Swamp... Read more
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Island Packet
Candidate Questionnaire: Susan Gordon, school board’s District 6 hopefulwhere: None Other prior political and government experiences: I was a teacher
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
where: None Other prior political and government experiences: I was a teacher mentor for a federal government program in Jasper County, SC. To promote and exchange knowledge about different school systems, The GA Department of Education and the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
United Way of Jasper County book sale set for Friday, Saturdayon the north side of the building. “The book sale is just another way for peop
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
on the north side of the building. “The book sale is just another way for people to come out and support the nonprofits of Jasper County,” said Jessica Lowe, UWJC Executive Director. “We really appreciate everyone who donated books to our... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Judge dismisses defamation suit tied to Copper Dollar Ranch murdersU.S. District Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger ruled that Theresa “Terri” Supino’
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
U.S. District Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger ruled that Theresa “Terri” Supino’s defamation claims against Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty and Jasper County Attorney Mike Jacobsen lacked adequate legal basis, according to the Associated... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Four things to know from the Jasper County Board of Health2. Brenda Steenhoek, RN Home Care Manager informed the Jasper County Board of H
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
2. Brenda Steenhoek, RN Home Care Manager informed the Jasper County Board of Health there are 109 clients this month. Steenhoek also advised the board of infestation issues at homes. “We have been having problems with infestations of bed bugs and... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Police blotterwere arguing when Christopher broke a picture frame that belonged to him. They
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
were arguing when Christopher broke a picture frame that belonged to him. They were both arrested and taken to the Jasper County Jail. Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • Kristina C. Greene, 50, of Prairie City, was charged with possession... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Week in ReviewThe Jasper County Conservation has been working to improve the water quality an
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The Jasper County Conservation has been working to improve the water quality and recreational potential at Mariposa Park. In order to accomplish this, the lake was drained last month, prompting the JCC to host a fish fry to update residents about the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Path from PC to Monroe officially named Red Rock Prairie TrailMonroe Hometown Pride Committees came to an agreement on the trail name during
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Monroe Hometown Pride Committees came to an agreement on the trail name during their September meetings and sent it to the Jasper County Conservation Board for final consideration. The board approved Monroe and Prairie City Hometown Pride’s... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Wet weather slows harvest, farmers remain optimisticgrowing season had many farmers concerned about low yields, and in August the U
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
growing season had many farmers concerned about low yields, and in August the USDA issued a drought relief declaration for Jasper County, but Cannon and other farmers haven’t seen much cause for alarm yet. It’s definitely better than we’d been... Read more
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News.com.au
Cheerleader killer’s bizarre noteDilley was found shot dead in bed by her younger brother.Source:Supplied Lieut
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Dilley was found shot dead in bed by her younger brother.Source:Supplied Lieutenant Ryan Cunningham from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office yesterday has revealed more detail about what police found at a campsite in Vidor where Adams... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Jasper and Orange Counties investigate murder-suicideThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 8 days ago
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding the murder-suicide of two teenagers in Jasper and Orange counties. According to a press release, officers with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Jasper and Orange Counties investigate murder-suicideThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 days ago
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding the murder-suicide of two teenagers in Jasper and Orange counties. According to a press release, officers with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jasper and Orange Counties investigate murder-suicideThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding the murder-suicide of two teenagers in Jasper and Orange counties. According to a press release, officers with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Jasper and Orange Counties investigate murder-suicideThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding the murder-suicide of two teenagers in Jasper and Orange counties. According to a press release, officers with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jasper and Orange Counties investigate murder-suicideThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released new information Thursday, regarding the murder-suicide of two teenagers in Jasper and Orange counties. According to a press release, officers with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call,... Read more
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