Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, AL.

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  1. Grand jury charges Carbondale man with murder in connection to shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KFVS12

    A Jackson County Grand Jury returned a three count indictment on Wednesday, including a murder charge, against a Carbondale man. Quentin M. Bailey, 21, of Carbondale has been charged in three separate counts with first degree murder, robbery and armed robbery, according to State's Attorney Michael Carr.


  2. City appeals deadline to repay illegally collected stormwater taxRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The city of Jackson is again appealing a lower courts' requirement they pay back fees illegally collected from residents by June 11. The petition was filed in the Michigan Court of Appeals on Thursday, May 28, two days after Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John McBain denied a motion to pause the city's 30-day timetable to repay roughly $470,000. Despite court transcripts showing McBain said the city should pay back the remaining balance in 45 days, court records show the city has 30 days to repay or face a $1,000-per-day fine.


  3. Senior citizen victim of scamRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | MainStreetNews.com

    An elderly Jackson County man was the victim of a scam on Wedneday. He lost $1,000 in the scam.


  4. More storms possible in Ala after line of heavy rain, windRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... red with water. The weather service issued a tornado warning in northeast Alabama as the storms moved through Jackson County, but no damage is being reported. Forecasters say radar indicated a possible twister in the area.


  5. Many Russellville streets became quickly deluged with water.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... Otherwise, no heavy flooding was reported in Morgan County. A brief tornado warning was issued for Jackson County around 8:30 p.m. after rotation indicated by radar. However, this warning was allowed to be canceled shortly afterward. The Jackson ...


  6. Judge denies city's request for more time to pay back illegal stormwater taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | MLive.com

    Seven months after a ruling required the city of Jackson pay back money it collected illegally, city leaders argue they need more time. That argument fell on deaf ears Tuesday, May 26, when Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John McBain denied a motion to pause the city's 45-day timetable to repay roughly $450,000.


  7. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | MLive.com

    The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing.


  8. Train kills person on tracks in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alabama Live

    A man was hit and killed by a train in Woodville Friday afternoon, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. Deputies are still on the scene on Venson Street and could not provide further information.


  9. Person hit, killed by train in WoodvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A person was hit and killed by a train on Venson Street in Woodville on Friday afternoon, according to Rock Harmon with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department.


  10. U.S. Marshals: Fugitives may be hiding in Douglas or Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KPIC

    ... and may be in either county. The Jacobson's recent charges stem from a DINT raid on their home in northern Jackson County in October of 2014, which resulted in the seizure of nearly four pounds of Heroin in addition to several assault rifles and ...


  11. Two Arrested after Heroin and Marijuana seizure in Bridgeport On Saturday MaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Two Arrested after Heroin and Marijuana seizure in Bridgeport... On Saturday May 16, 2015, while conducting a Drivers License Checkpoint in Bridgeport, AL., members of the Jackson County Sheriffs Office Narcotics Unit and Bridgeport Police Department seized approximately 24.5 grams of Heroin, Marijuana which was packaged for resale and over $2,000 United States Currency. Arrested in connection with this seizure was Ron Eugene Cook, age 28 ofSouth Pittsburg, TN.


  12. 10 weird things in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Alabama Live

    ... than the brick sign in about 10 minutes. A roadside "zoo" made of boulders painted like animals on a farm in Jackson County. Begun in the 1970s by the late Leonard Dawson, the zoo is now maintained by his family. To see it, take U.S. Highway 72 East ...


  13. Preliminary hearing scheduled for Sabetha manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Capital-Journal

    A Sabetha man charged with two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child will appear in Jackson County District Court on May 28 for a preliminary hearing, Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller said. Daniel J. Thompson, 25, appeared in court Thursday via video conference.


  14. CASA of Jackson County helping people overcome hunger and povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... with it. A sobering sight prompted Lisa Smith to send WHNT NEWS 19 an email. Smith writes, "At CASA of Jackson County, weekly, I see a lot of people that go without food. I know they can use the money. I would love for you to pay it forward to ...


  15. Part of Hwy. 72 in Jackson County shut down due to traffic accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Police say both directions of Highway 72 are shut down in Stevenson, in northeast Alabama, because of a traffic accident.


  16. Kansas City man convicted of stabbing grandmother to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KMIZ

    A Missouri judge has found 19-year-old Kansas City man guilty of stabbing his grandmother to death a day after she celebrated her 70th birthday. Corey Barrett was convicted Monday in Jackson County Circuit Court of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and two counts of armed criminal action.


  17. Jackson County Courthouse undergoing series of security upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors approved a list of upgrades recently. This comes nearly eight months after Gus Glaser pulled a gun out at a Board of Supervisors meeting.


  18. Jackson County Circuit Court will be closed on Friday, May 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Northeast News

    The 16th Judicial Circuit of Jackson County will be closed Friday, May 8, in observance of Truman Day, a Missouri State Holiday. All court offices and judicial divisions at the locations below will be closed.


  19. TKC Exclusive and Breaking News!!! Kansas City 2ND District at-Large...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... white dude with old school glasses Steve Vockrodt offered a detailed account of the sitch: " The lawsuit, in Jackson County Circuit Court, was filed by Cynthia Sloan , who used to work under Loar at engineering firm Tetra Tech. In it, Sloan claims ...


  20. Destiny Jackson, Dimesha Kirk, and Marquita Estes,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... items of the same thing," said Hepler. Kirk, Estes, and Jackson were then arrested and booked into the Jackson County jail. Police also cited Jackson for obstruction, reckless endangerment, and excessive speeding. In all, merchandise from five ...