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Brenda Hill • 816-881-1391 (o) • 816-878-1930 (c) e Current News Releases & Media Advisories
  1. Pink Ribbon Road Show

    Pink Ribbon Road Show 'Driving Breast Cancer To The Curb'

    County joins City, KCATA and Cancer Society to kick off the Pink Ribbon Road Show with a solidarity walk. More than 75 people particiated in this effort to "Drive Breast Cancer to the Curb." > MORE
  2. Children's Center for the Visually Impaired

    Frank White, Jr. Golf Tournament Raises $17,000 For Local Charities

    The Frank White, Jr. Golf Tournament that County Executive White hosted Sept. 30 raised =$17,000 for two local charities. > MORE
  3. Lee's Summit Road Project

    Lee's Summit Road Project Update

    Jackson County's portion of the Lee's Summit Road Improvement Project is nearing completion. It'll be finished ahead of schedule and within budget. > MORE
  4. Reviewing The Case File

    The Skeleton In The Closet Identified

    Medical Examiner investigator ends a mystery dating back to 2012 as he tracks down the records that lead to a positive identification of the skeleton found in a closet after a fire gutted a vacant house in KC. > MORE
  5. Dr. Diane Peterson

    Dr. Peterson Completes First Year As Chief ME

    Worried she wouldn't be able to cope with constantly seeing people in pain, Diane Peterson nearly gave up dream of becoming a doctor. Today, the individuals she examines have been "freed of their pain." She is Jackson County's Chief Medical Examiner. > MORE
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2016 News Releases & Media Advisories

  1. County Offices Closed In Observance Of Thanksgiving

    Jackson County offices and Courthouses to be closed Nov. 24 – 25 in observance of Thanksgiving > MORE
  2. Jackson County Announces Independence Square Lighting Ceremony Nov. 18

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., will welcome special guest 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist Zach Garrett to light up Independence Square, using his world-class archery skills, during a special ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 > MORE
  3. Jackson County Announces Christmas in the Sky & Christmas in the Park

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