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WIS News 10 Columbia
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted an hour ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
KXXV Waco / Posted an hour ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted an hour ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted an hour ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 hours ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Pints for Paws proceeds to help NEAHSleft on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
left on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Brookland police utilizing new positions, becoming more proactiveleft on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
left on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Neighbors say they weren't notified of hazardous chemical leaks at former plantleft on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
left on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Louisiana Film Prize kicks off its 2018 filmmaking competitionleft on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
left on JeffCo school bus all day Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 hours ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mother wants answers after 5-old child left on JeffCo school bus all dayFive-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
Five-year-old Messiah McKenzie is doing okay after his mother says he was left on a Jefferson County school bus all day at Grantswood Community School. "I get her to the school, I could tell that my child's been traumatized. It's been 14, 18 degrees... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Consolidating teen parent program at JCPS could bring efficiencies and headachesforums, releases survey on superintendent selectionJCPS schedules forums, relea
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 hours ago
forums, releases survey on superintendent selectionJCPS schedules forums, releases survey on superintendent selection The Jefferson County Board of Education named acting Superintendent Marty Pollio and Chief Operations Officer Mike Raisor as the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
2 suspects arrested after purse reported stolen in Jefferson Co., ILTwo people were put behind bars after deputies responded to a theft in Jefferso
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 hours ago
Two people were put behind bars after deputies responded to a theft in Jefferson County, Illinois. According to the sheriff's office, Brandin Hylton and Christian Sloan, both of Springfield, Missouri, face charges. Hylton faces possession of... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham received 'tremendous value' from lost Amazon bidemploy 50,000. Amazon said 238 cities submitted proposals, including Birmingham
Al.com / Posted 6 hours ago
employ 50,000. Amazon said 238 cities submitted proposals, including Birmingham and Huntsville. "The city of Birmingham, Jefferson County and the entire state of Alabama experienced tremendous value as part of this process," said Rick Davis,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
'Only God can punish him,' family of slain child says of DUI killera plea deal on manslaughter and other charges Thursday morning, just before his
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 7 hours ago
a plea deal on manslaughter and other charges Thursday morning, just before his murder trial was scheduled to begin. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Barry Willett sentenced Ortega-Santos to 25 years on the lesser charges which also included... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Kentucky lawmaker wants to add 3 cents to gas tax for new school busesforums, releases survey on superintendent selectionJCPS schedules forums, relea
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
forums, releases survey on superintendent selectionJCPS schedules forums, releases survey on superintendent selection The Jefferson County Board of Education named acting Superintendent Marty Pollio and Chief Operations Officer Mike Raisor as the... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham teen indicted on 7 felonies in Cathedral of the Cross carnival shootingsin a shooting at a Center Point church carnival that left at least five people
Al.com / Posted 12 hours ago
in a shooting at a Center Point church carnival that left at least five people wounded, including an 11-month-old girl. A Jefferson County grand jury indicted 17-year-old Laeric Bailey on seven counts of second-degree assault. The felony... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 DWI caseHe will serve 25 years in prison. Ortega-Santos admitted he is not a U.S. citi
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 13 hours ago
He will serve 25 years in prison. Ortega-Santos admitted he is not a U.S. citizen while in court. He is also under federal indictment on immigration and fraud charges. That case is on hold until the Jefferson County case is done. © 2018... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri AG files lawsuits alleging Sunshine Law violationswith lawsuits alleging Sunshine Law violations filed by Missouri Attorney Gener
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 hours ago
with lawsuits alleging Sunshine Law violations filed by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. The first suit, filed in Jefferson County, alleges that a former Jefferson County Council Chair had a subordinate destroy e-mails containing billing... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama cities and counties square off in Montgomery over online sales taxbottom lines. "If there are winners and losers in a tax bill, we need to be le
Al.com / Posted 18 hours ago
bottom lines. "If there are winners and losers in a tax bill, we need to be leary," said Craig Pouncey, superintendent of Jefferson County Schools. "Language in any bill can appear to do one thing but in reality it does something else." Pittman,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Public forums scheduled to question JCPS superintendent candidatesLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The search for a new superintendent for Jefferson Count
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The search for a new superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools has been narrowed down to two candidates. District officials now want to know the public's opinion. Acting Superintendent Marty Pollio and JCPS Chief... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Reverend Channels Actions of Civil Rights Leader to Challenge Studentssaid Sims. "You've got to learn how to use and talk these things out to get so
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
said Sims. "You've got to learn how to use and talk these things out to get some solution," said Rev. Turner. If it's successful Reverend Turner would like to see schools, not just in Jefferson County, but all across Arkansas, take up this prog... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JCPS responds to Gov. Bevin's proposed budget cutsLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced his proposed bud
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced his proposed budget Tuesday and criticized Jefferson County Public Schools for their use of the fund budget and the number of their employees who make $100,000 or more. The district... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JCPS evaluating roads, will operate on 2-hour delay ThursdayLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Jefferson County Public Schools is disappointed about t
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Jefferson County Public Schools is disappointed about the lack of sunshine needed to improve road conditions. The district decided not to cancel school on Thursday, January 18, instead opting for a 2-hour delay.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
14-old charged in Nov. 2017 Algonquin Pkwy murderFamily Dollar store on Winkler Avenue and crashed. Foster died from his injuri
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
Family Dollar store on Winkler Avenue and crashed. Foster died from his injuries at University Hospital, according to the Jefferson County Deputy Coroner. The other victim's injuries were non-life threatening. The teen has been charged with... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Kentucky schools told to trimbudget passes. Governor Bevin also wants to rein in salaries for school admini
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
budget passes. Governor Bevin also wants to rein in salaries for school administrators, specifically calling out the Jefferson County Public Schools. The governor promised to fully fund pensions despite the lack of a reform bill. His budget... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
JCPS schedules forums, releases survey on superintendent selectionforums, releases survey on superintendent selection The Jefferson County Board
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
forums, releases survey on superintendent selection The Jefferson County Board of Education named acting Superintendent Marty Pollio and Chief Operations Officer Mike Raisor as the... Read more
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Al.com
Murder charge filed in shooting death of Birmingham father of 3female victim in the house, and the burglary is for the home he broke into with
Al.com / Posted yesterday
female victim in the house, and the burglary is for the home he broke into with the family inside. He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on $160,000 bond. Cotton's aunt, Dorothy Lee, said the family is devastated by the loss and thankful... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
DUI, murder suspect rejects deal; trial to start Thursdaysince the business was identified with Ortega-Santos own name, he had no troubl
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
since the business was identified with Ortega-Santos own name, he had no trouble completing the registration paperwork. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Barry Willett ruled denied the motion to dismiss Ortega-Santos statement to police. Willett... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Metro government, JCPS working together to clear problem roadsLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The city of Louisville is trying to help Jefferson Coun
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The city of Louisville is trying to help Jefferson County Schools get back in session safely. School was cancelled Wednesday because there were so many snow covered and icy neighborhood streets, and the cold temperatures... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
School administrators worried about K-12 cuts in Gov. Bevin's proposed budgetplan The proposal, drafted by acting JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio and disc
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
plan The proposal, drafted by acting JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio and discussed Monday during a meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Education’s Facilities Committee, would place the W.E.B. DuBois Academy at Gheens Academy during... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Pine Tree Lodge owners starting catering businessbusiness next month while rebuilding their restaurant at 3296 Pinetree Road in
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted yesterday
business next month while rebuilding their restaurant at 3296 Pinetree Road in Beaumont. "We have worked closely with the Jefferson County Health Department and built an off site commercial kitchen in hopes of catering to the local plants and... Read more
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Al.com
How Alabama school officials decide when to close for weathertold AL.com on Wednesday. Road conditions are usually the primary factor in wh
Al.com / Posted yesterday
told AL.com on Wednesday. Road conditions are usually the primary factor in whether or not to delay or close schools, Jefferson County Superintendent Dr. Craig Pouncey said. "Our concern is," he said, "when you've got over 20,000 students... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JCPS evaluating roads, decision on Thursday snow day pendingLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Jefferson County Public Schools is disappointed about t
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Jefferson County Public Schools is disappointed about the lack of sunshine needed to improve road conditions. The district’s decision to cancel school on Thursday, January 18, is still pending. The issue falls back on the... Read more
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Al.com
Oneonta man ID'd as victim in deadly head-on Trussville crashAuthorities have released the name of a man killed in a Trussville head-on coll
Al.com / Posted yesterday
Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a Trussville head-on collision earlier this week. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Wednesday identified the victim as Eleazar Nunez Aguirre. He was 42, and lived in Oneonta. The crash... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Crews battle blaze early Wednesday near Perry LakeFire crews in Jefferson County were battling a blaze early Wednesday near Perry
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Fire crews in Jefferson County were battling a blaze early Wednesday near Perry Lake, authorities said. The fire was reported around 4 a.m. at a residence in the 9500 block of Trail Road, in the Indian Ridge area on the west side of the lake. The... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Overdose prevention trainings to be held in Jefferson CountyJEFFERSON COUNTY (CBS 58) – The Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition is partner
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
JEFFERSON COUNTY (CBS 58) – The Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition is partnering with the Jefferson County Public Libraries and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to host free overdose prevention trainings throughout the community. The training... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Governor calls for 6.25 percent cuts to agenciescontribute more to transportation and ask them to get their overall administrat
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
contribute more to transportation and ask them to get their overall administrative costs down,” Bevin said, calling out the Jefferson County Public Schools for its reserves. By Bevin’s standards, it wasn’t a long speech — just about an hour. He... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Gov. Bevin's proposed budget would cut most state agencies by more than 6 percentincrease their pay; as well as funding for 75 additional prosecutors and 51 pub
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
increase their pay; as well as funding for 75 additional prosecutors and 51 public defenders. Bevin took a few swipes at Jefferson County Public Schools, the state’s largest district. He said JCPS has 600 employees earning more than $100,000 a... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Students at UAPB celebrate snow day with snowball fights, funPINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – South of Little Rock in Jefferson County was expectin
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – South of Little Rock in Jefferson County was expecting to get some of the high accumulations of snow overnight. In Pine Bluff, hundreds of people were out preparing for the season’s first winter weather. “We’re out getting... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man shot, killed in Hikes Point identifiedLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man shot and killed in Hikes Point on Tuesday has b
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man shot and killed in Hikes Point on Tuesday has been identified. The Jefferson County Coroner's office identified the man as Coleman George Passafiume, 22, of Louisville. The shooting was reported in the 4000 block of... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
AG, through new cold case unit, vows zero untested sex assault kits by end of 2018a law firm focused on advocating for the rights of crime victims. Victim Advoc
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
a law firm focused on advocating for the rights of crime victims. Victim Advocate Molly B. Cassady, of Louisville, served Jefferson County as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney in a general trial unit prosecuting all levels of felony charges and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
New Kentucky Cold Case Unit to Seek Justice for Victims of Sexual Assaultfirm focused on advocating for the rights of crime victims. Victim Advocate Mo
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
firm focused on advocating for the rights of crime victims. Victim Advocate Molly B. Cassady of Louisville. Cassady served Jefferson County as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney in a general trial unit prosecuting all levels of felony charges and... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama flu outbreak continues, flu shot clinics announcedthat will be offering flu shot clinics. Clinics scheduled for Wednesday have be
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
that will be offering flu shot clinics. Clinics scheduled for Wednesday have been canceled due to winter weather. The Jefferson County Health Department said area hospitals are operating at or near full capacity on Tuesday, but they aren't... Read more
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Al.com
Suspect questioned, released in shooting death of 61-old man killed after hit-and-runon Tuesday released the name of a 61-year-old man shot to death in southwest Bi
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
on Tuesday released the name of a 61-year-old man shot to death in southwest Birmingham, Birmingham police and the Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Gregory Walker. A suspect was taken into custody for questioning... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Live music this weekendof Spade, The Steve Satchel Band, Peace and the Chaos, Scout Bar, Houston jan.
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
of Spade, The Steve Satchel Band, Peace and the Chaos, Scout Bar, Houston jan. 21Mud Flats, The West High Street Band, Jefferson County Singles Club, Nederland jan. 23Pug Johnson, Madison's Matt Ash, Dylan's, Port Arthur jan. 24Andrew Duhon,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JCPS Transportation to hold job fair WednesdayLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Jefferson County Public Schools are looking to hire bus
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Jefferson County Public Schools are looking to hire bus drivers, bus monitors and special needs assistance. The job fair will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 17, at the C. B. Young Jr. Service Center, located at 3001... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Coroner seeking next of kin for man found dead in tentLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The Jefferson County coroner’s office is asking for hel
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The Jefferson County coroner’s office is asking for help to locate next of kin for a man who was found dead inside of his tent. Haywood Robinson, 49, was found around noon on Jan. 13, according to Jefferson County Deputy... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Arkansas Snow Totals from Monday-Tuesday Stormestimated 5.0 inches with reported areas of 6.0 inches Near Fordyce (Dallas Co
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
estimated 5.0 inches with reported areas of 6.0 inches Near Fordyce (Dallas County) measured 4.3 inches Watson Chapel (Jefferson County) estimated 4.0 inches Kingsland (Cleveland County) measured 4.0 inches England (Lonoke County) measured... Read more
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