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2019

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Associate of the Month: January 2019

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THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019

Irina Smirnova consistently exceeds expectations. As a Support Service Technician in the Corrections Department she is responsible for custodial work.

Support Services Supervisor Craig Mosher said, “She responds to bio-haz...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

128th Corrections Academy Graduation Largest Ever

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Jackson County celebrated the graduation of the 128th Corrections Academy Friday March 15 at the downtown Jackson County Courthouse. The group of 24 marked the largest graduating class the Corrections Academy has ever had.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

County Youth Government Day

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A group of more than sixty Junior ROTC students from around Jackson County got a lesson in county government Tuesday morning at the Jackson County Courthouse.

The County Youth Government Day Program was presented by the American Legion to give high school ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

2018 Associate of the Year

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Scott Hatcher was named 2018 Associate of the Year Wednesday during the annual Associate of the Month luncheon. Scott was the November Associate of the Month for his quick thinking in helping to save the life of an injured hunt...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Downtown Courthouse closed until February 19

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Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. and 16th Circuit Court Presiding Judge David M. Byrn announced the downtown courthouse will be closed until February 19.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Downtown Courthouse Closure

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City, 415 E. 12th Street, will be closed for the remainder of this week due to a water line break inside the facility.  

“We are disappointed about this setback, but when you’re d...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Celebrating JCDC's International Community

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Jackson County Corrections Officer Duncan Muiruri says his journey to becoming a permanent U.S. resident was “miraculous.” He won the lottery.

Muiruri grew up in Nairobi Kenya and was working in the banking industry when he found out ab...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Associate of the Month: December 2018

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The Rock Island Rail Corridor Trail is set to open late spring, in large part, to the hard work of Project Coordinator Matt Davis.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Theresa Galvin Selected as Legislative Chair

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Legislator Theresa Galvin is starting out her second term serving Jackson County’s 6th District as the Legislative Chair.

Galvin is the first republican woman to serve as chair of the Jackson County Legislature, “Which is kind of cool,&...

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