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Posted on: April 29, 2021

National Garden Month

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THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2021

After spending the past few months inside it is now time to get out and get your hands dirty. April is National Gardening Month so get out and grow.

During the 1980s, the National Garden Bureau worked with 23 cosponsoring national h...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

National Volunteer Week

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TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021

Volunteers are what enhance many of the Parks + Rec Department’s attractions, events and programs.

“Our volunteers are our greatest Park Ambassadors,” said Parks + Rec Director Michele Newman. &...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Medical Examiner receives new technology

THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021

With the help of new technology, the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office plans to save hours working on cases. The nearly half million-dollar x-ray machine was recently installed and is already making a difference.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Food Assistance Program to fund 27 additional agencies

TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

Jackson County is awarding an additional $500,000 to local food distribution agencies through the Food Assistance Program. The county awarded $543,700 to agencies in October of 2020.

The program focuses on feeding the most vulnerable ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Detention Center promotes four female officers to Lieutenant

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TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021

The Jackson County Detention Center recently promoted four female corrections officers to Lieutenant.

Sergeants Hajin Abrego, Lorraine Arter, Natasha Brown and Latreasia Wilson received their promotions during a ceremony February 25, ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Counties join in Removing Closing Time Restrictions on Bars, Restaurants, and Taverns

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                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          &n...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Jackson County Executive announces $500,000 food assistance program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 3, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is announcing today a food assistance program that will provide funding awards to area food agencies in support of their efforts to minimi...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

County's longest trail bridge set on the Rock Island Trail

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021

Jackson County’s Rock Island Trail took a major step toward completion with the setting of the Wildwood Bridge Wednesday morning.

It took two cranes and a talented crew to move the 200-foot, 140,000-pound span into place c...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Captain Bob Tuttle Retires

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JANUARY 11, 2021

A familiar face in the Downtown Jackson County Courthouse will soon be gone.

Captain Bob Tuttle is retiring from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office after 42 years of service. He has been the Division Commander for Courthouse Secu...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

New Chief Administrative Officer

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2021

Sylvya J. Stevenson was introduced as the next Chief Administrative Officer for Jackson County during Monday’s Legislative meeting.

Stevenson will be responsible for multiple County activities, programs and policies relate...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

New Legislative Chairman named

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MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2021

The Jackson County Legislature selected Dan Tarwater III as Chairman and Ron Finley as Vice-Chair during its first meeting of the new year.

Tarwater served as vice-chair for the last two years and this will be his fifth time to lead ...

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