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Peek Through Time: Big Southern Michigan Prison break disrupts Christmas peace in Jackson in 1953
There wasn't much peace on earth in Jackson County when, in the days before Christmas 1953, stories of a huge escape at Southern Michigan prison dominated the news.
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Jackson Current: Live coverage of Jackson City Council meeting, local students 'shop with a cop'
Welcome to Jackson Current, your daily peek into stories we're working on and a look back at the latest news.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Michigan pizzeria rewards employees with entire day's worth of sales
The 50-plus employees at Klavon's Pizzeria and Pub in Jackson, Mich., earned their holiday bonuses through a record-setting day of sales on Dec. 10. According to MLive , Klavon's owner, Justin Klavon, committed to dedicating 100-percent of sales to the restaurant's employees, which turned out to be more than $300 apiece.
Calhoun County Sheriff's deputies find stolen goods, believe suspect is from Jackson
Deputies are searching for a 37-year-old Jackson man they believe stole firearms, electronics and other items from two Clarendon Township homes.
Jackson Police Department: Officers investigate suspicious situation...
Jackson Police Department reports for Monday, Dec. 16 officers responded to 55 Calls for Service, 4 Arrests, 15 Traffic Stops.
Cuppa coffee shop moving to the Pickle Barrel Deli from Art 634
Cuppa coffee shop owners Evan and Koren Farmer are moving their operation to the Pickle Barrel Deli, 156 W. Michigan Ave. Koren Farmer said the goal is to be open for business inside the Pickle Barrel by Jan. 2. She anticipates Cuppa's hours will be 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Cottage Inn Pizza will donate 50 percent of all pizza sales to benefit cancer patient
A full staff works swiftly at Cottage Inn Pizza, 1208 W. Michigan Ave. in Jackson, during a fundraiser for Jordyn VanSyckle Cottage Inn Pizza in Jackson will donate 50 percent of all pizza sales all day today, Monday, Dec. 16, to help with expenses for Jordyn VanSyckle.
In The Classroom: Northwest Elementary School ORFFestra teaches movement and metallophones
Until a few months ago, Piper Darrow didn't know what a metallophone was, let alone how to play it.
Five things to know about the news in Jackson on Monday, Dec. 16
On the Jackson Citizen Patriot's Facebook page , readers are talking about a former school principal who is expected to be arraigned Friday afternoon on six felony offenses related to allegations he encouraged a Liberty Township woman to send him sexual photographs and a video of a 9-year-old girl .
Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area
BADER . Kimberly C., and TRYON , James D., of Jackson, a daughter, Lily Belle Tryon, born December 5, 8 pounds, 2 ounces at Allegiance Health.
Former Jackson Mayor Jerry Ludwig Passes Away Sunday Morning
Former Jackson Mayor Jerry Ludwig passed away early Sunday morning after a decades long battle with diabetes.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Raising minimum wage strikes controversy during monthly public forum at Jackson District Library
At least that's what one expert argued during the JXN Community Forum on minimum wage on Thursday, Dec. 12. "If you stopped in Economics 101 mid-semester, you'd come up with the easy idea that increasing wages causes unemployment, but it doesn't necessarily do so," said Lisa Cook, a professor of economics at Michigan State University.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Jackson news roundup: Former Indiana principal arraigned, director...
Today is going to be a snowy one. If you are going to be out and about enjoying some events like Jackson's Nite Lights at the Jackson County Fairgrounds or checking out American Impressionism at Ella Sharp Museum , be sure to stay warm and safe.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Meeting to gather public input on proposed upgrade to downtown Jackson scheduled for Dec. 19
City residents soon will have the opportunity to put in their two cents on a proposed plan to update and renovate an alleyway in downtown Jackson.
Grocery stores in low-income neighborhoods seeing an increase in WIC sales for fruits and vegetables
Officials say an increase in WIC sales at grocery stories in low-income neighborhoods most likely is the result of an effort to reduce obesity and provide more access to produce.
The Jackson Five: Property forfeitures sees slight decrease, county...
Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead at what to expect next.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Noted artists created works of all kinds -- some affordable
The strange legs and fencelike back on this chair are copied from Indian designs.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Judge to sentence Kadeem White for shooting 21-year-old Jackson man in July 2010
He shot Willard once in the chest on July 6, 2010 in an alley between Francis Street and Chittock Avenue.
Five things to know about the news in Jackson on Wednesday, Dec. 11
On the Jackson Citizen Patriot's Facebook page , readers are talking about Jackson native Joe Levy not placing in the Ron Burgundy impersonation contest recently .
East Jackson will hire intervention specialist to help struggling freshmen get caught up
So, on Monday, Dec. 9, the district's school board approved hiring another intervention specialist who will work specifically with freshmen at the secondary building, Little said.