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6 hrs ago | MLive.com
The Jackson County Department of Human Services office is noticeably different as employees mourn the loss of Manchester resident Kristine Wittlinger, who was killed in a car crash on U.S. 127 Sept. 9. Director of Jackson County DHS Zoe Lyons and supervisor Jaclyn Caroffino said they still cannot believe they won't see Wittlinger's smile lighting up the office anymore.
10 hrs ago | MLive.com
Temperatures flirted with the 70 degree mark in the Jackson area Tuesday, Sept. 16, but could drop into the high 30s overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
Police: Former road director seeking hooker, drugs Gerald Peterson resigned Friday as investigation continues Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1s45xqa The former director of the road department for Calhoun and Jackson counties admitted he was looking for a prostitute but denied he wanted drugs, police said Monday. In a report, Albion Public Safety Officers said they stopped Gerald Peterson after he stopped at a suspected drug house early Tuesday morning.
Deputies responded to 80 calls for service, conduced 45 traffic stops and made eight arrests. Below are some highlights from the sheriff's office daily incident reports: 10:04 a.m., Saturday.
Her green beans, home grown and cooked all day, were delicious - not that she'd ever give you the recipe. "If you left here hungry, it was your problem," Charles Bremiller, Andrea Hicks' cousin, said Saturday, Sept.
There's more than a month until Halloween, but the spirits were out early at the Ella Sharp Museum's "Speaking with Spirits" cemetery walking tour Saturday afternoon. History buffs got the chance to walk around Maple Grove Cemetery, 372 S. Main St., in Concord and hear first-hand stories from re-enactors about the people buried there.
Road department's managing director resigns Peterson's resignation comes after he was involved in a traffic stop earlier this week. Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1tIOAh5 Calhoun County Road Department Managing Director Jerry Peterson resigned Friday after he was involved in a traffic stop in Albion earlier this week.
Columbia Township Supervisor Robert Elrod is under investigation for public malfeasance for allegedly knowingly making a double payment for electrical inspections in 2012. The investigation has been passed through a number of hands since former township supervisor Ray Kuzminski tipped off the state police of the possible misconduct in office.
A Jackson County man was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 10, after police say he attempted to shoplift from Meijer and then fought with a police officer.
David Swartout, an Independent candidate for the 7th Congressional District seat, has filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Ruth Johnson. Swartout filed his complaint last month in federal court in the Eastern District of Michigan.
ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A TRAFFIC CRASH NEAR US 127 SOUTH AND LIBERTY RD. IN LIBERTY TOWNSHIP.
At 7:53 a.m. Deputies Cherry and Watson responded to Spring Arbor Road near Reynolds Road in Spring Arbor Township in reference to an injured Deer. At 8:31 a.m. Deputy Deering responded to I-94 near North Parma Road in Parma Township in reference to a Property Damage Crash.
Wittlinger and Hicks were traveling northbound on U.S. 127 at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in a Ford Focus waiting to turn left onto East Liberty Road when the crash occurred, according to a news release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:46 pm
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