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Public Information Officer

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

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    Parks + Rec making improvements

    Jackson County continues to strive for perfection at its park facilities, so with the New Year comes a new list of Capital Improvement projects. Read on...
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    Arrowhead Seat Sale

    Jackson County has collected more than $150,000 from the sale of seats removed from Arrowhead Stadium in the spring of 2019. Read on...
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    Eastern Jackson County Courthouse Closed

    Today at approximately 12:15 p.m., the Eastern Jackson County Courthouse located at 308 W. Kansas in Independence was evacuated after a carbon monoxide detector sounded on the third floor of the building. Read on...
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    Legislative Chair and Vice Chair selected

    For the second year Theresa Cass Galvin has been selected by her peers as the Legislative Chair. Dan Tarwater III will once again serve as Vice Chair. Read on...
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    Parks Superintendent awarded as Patriotic Employer

    Mary McMurray with the Jackson County Parks + Rec Department was recently honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense for her support of the National Guard and Reserve. Read on...
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