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Angie Jeffries AJeffries@jacksongov.org 816-881-1391 (o) • 816-878-1930 (c) • Current News Releases & Media Advisories
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    Flooding Causes Road and Parks + Rec Closures in Jackson County

    Heavy rain Wednesday evening that lasted into the overnight hours has caused flooding in areas of Jackson County. The dangers associated with flood waters have prompted the closure of roads, beaches and sections along trails to keep citizens safe. Read on...
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    JACOHD School Year Vaccinations

    Summer is winding down and the school year is fast approaching. That means that your child may need vaccinations. Missouri law requires that all students present documentation of up-to-date immunization status before attending school. Read on...
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    Royal Artwork

    Memories of playing youth sports and later mentoring youth were inspirations for JT Daniels’ latest work, the Raised Royal Mural gracing the bridge west of the Truman Sports Complex off of Stadium Drive. Read on...
  4. Longview Lake Will Not Host July 4 Celebration

    Due to our continuing efforts to ensure that Jackson County Parks + Rec’s facilities and events remain some of the best and most affordable in the Country, we are sorry to say that we will not be hosting our 4th of July event in 2017. Read on...
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    New Public Information Officer Named

    Jackson County now has a new spokesperson. Marshanna Hester brings her impressive communications background to the County as Public Information Officer starting June 12. Read on...
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  1. Flooding Causes Road and Parks + Rec Closures in Jackson County

    Heavy rain Wednesday evening that lasted into the overnight hours has caused flooding in areas of Jackson County. The dangers associated with flood waters have prompted the closure of roads, beaches and sections along trails to keep citizens safe. Read on...
  2. Jackson County Executive Responds to Governor’s Statewide PDMP Announcement

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement following the executive order by Governor Greitens to establish a statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). Read on...
  3. Jackson County Parks + Rec Celebrate July 4 at Missouri Town 1855

    Celebrate Independence Day the “old fashioned way” when Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Missouri Town 1855 presents its Annual Independence Day Celebration, Tuesday, July 4, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Read on...
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