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Marshanna Hester, MHester@jacksongov.org • Office (816) 881-1391 • Cell (816) 878-1930 • Current News Releases & Media Advisories 

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    Women in Corrections: Nilda Serrano

    The story of Captain Nilda Serrano is the fourth in a series of articles about the women who work in the Jackson County Department of Corrections. Read on...
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    Darryl Forte' Named Sheriff

    County Executive Frank White, Jr., introduced former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte’ as the new Jackson County Sheriff during a press conference this morning. Read on...
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    Associate of the Month: March 2018

    Thanks to a keen eye and quick action by Laura King of the Parks + Rec Department the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark was saved from an out of control grass fire. Read on...
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    Isaac Johnston named Deputy Director of Corrections

    Isaac Johnston has been named Deputy Director of the Department of Corrections. Isaac has served as the Acting Deputy Director since November of 2017. Read on...
  5. Jackson County Executive announces nominating committee for Jackson County Sheriff

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2018 Contact: Marshanna Hester (816) 878-1930 Read on...
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  1. Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Daniel Boone exhibit

  2. Jackson County Parks + Rec celebrates grand opening of Rowdy Ribbit's Inflatable Water Park

    Jackson County Parks + Rec is ready to kick-off the unofficial start of summer with a grand opening celebration of the Rowdy Ribbit’s Water Park – the only inflatable water park in the region. Read on...
  3. Re-opening of Candidate filing for Office of County Legislature-3rd District

    Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-open candidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election. Read on...
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