Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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

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  1. Brownstown council OKs rules for Heritage ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    According to an ordinance recently passed by the town council, people are prohibited from riding or operating bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, inline skates, rollerblades or scooters at the park at 121 E. Walnut St. on the Jackson County Courthouse square. Anyone who violates the ordinance will be fined $75.

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  2. Man who crashed into pole had medical emergency, died of natural causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MLive.com

    Police say a man who crashed into a utility pole Friday morning, knocking live power lines down onto his SUV, died of natural causes. An autopsy performed over the weekend determined that Lynn Charles Richards, 76, suffered a medical emergency, crashed his SUV into a pole and later died of natural causes not brought on by the crash, Jackson County Undersheriff Christopher Kuhl said.

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  3. Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MLive.com

    BROWN , Jessica H. and Daniel T., of Jackson, a son, Leo Harrison, born June 23, 7 pounds, 10 ounces at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. Grandparents are Natalie and David Halsey of Jackson and Theresa and Paul Brown of Jackson.

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  4. Jackson Sheriff: non-life threatening injuries reported in three-car crash near Hinkley RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MLive.com

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports the following log of activities for Sunday, June 25, with deputies responding to 38 calls for service, conducted 13 traffic stops and made 2 arrests. Deputy Thomas was dispatched to the intersection of Grosshans near Hinkley Rd. for a three car personal injury accident.

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  5. Polarizing sexual assault accusations divide Kansas townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | SFGate

    This Oct. 10, 2016 booking photo released by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, shows Jacob Ewing at the Jackson County Jail in Holton, Kan. The small northeast Kansas town will be torn again next week as the second in a series of trials starts for a well-known local man accused of sexually assaulting several women.

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

    Saturday Jun 24 | MLive.com

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

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  7. Two serious car crashes in Jackson; one fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in At 11:04 AM deputies from the Jackson County Office of Sheriff responded to a single vehicle crash at East Michigan Ave. and East Ave. in Grass Lake Village. The driver, the lone occupant died in the crash.

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  8. Altus community calendar events provided -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Altus Times

    ... For more information contact Leah Herring at 580-471-9989 or [email protected] A public meeting of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 26 at the Jackson County Courthouse at 101 N. Main St. in Altus. For more ...

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  9. Michigan court tosses murder conviction in brother's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    An appeals court has thrown out a murder conviction for a young man in the 2014 shooting death of his 20-year-old brother in southern Michigan. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports a three-judge Michigan Court of Appeals panel found that a Jackson County judge improperly admitted both testimony from a detective presented as an expert in "linguistic statement analysis" and statements made by three of the victim's friends.

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  10. Lyme disease a potential risk in Jackson County, but don't let it ruin your summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is warning residents of the spread of blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, that potentially carry the bacterium for Lyme disease. Jackson County is considered a potential risk for Lyme disease exposure.

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  11. MSP: motorist stopped for illegal window tint arrested for possession ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | MLive.com

    The Michigan State Police Jackson post provided the following log of activities for Wednesday, June 21, with troopers investigating 24 incidents and calls for service. Possession With Intent to Deliver / Driving While License Suspended: Jackson County, Grass Lake Township: A sergeant conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for illegal window tint.

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  12. Michigan driver enters plea deal in deaths of 2 bicyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WJRT

    ... His lawyer has said it was an accident, not criminal. Authorities say McKnight was driving Oct. 7 in Jackson County's Norvell Township when the car struck 66-year-old Mary Massengill and 62-year-old Deborah Patterson. Massengill died at the scene ...

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  13. Meth lab found in downtown Springport one of several cleaned up by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | MLive.com

    Police were busy cleaning up the toxic remnants of several small meth labs throughout Jackson County this week, including one found inside a home a street away from the Springport Police Department. Jackson Narcotics Enforcement Team officers were called to the home in the 300 block of E. Main Street at about 2 p.m., June 14, to dispose of the meth lab found by state police investigating a separate matter, said Det.

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  14. Finding a new home: Construction begins on judicial centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | The Tribune

    Nearly 10 years ago, Jackson County's newest court opened in a building constructed in the early 1950s on East Walnut Street in Brownstown to house people accused of breaking the law. In the summer of 2000, a new jail opened on State Road 250 a few blocks away, and the old jail later was converted into an annex for other county offices.

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  15. Free meals offered to children in Jackson County this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | MLive.com

    Concord High School will serve lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program began June 12 and will end Aug. 19. Hanover Village Park will serve lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, from June 12 to Aug. 19. Hanover-Horton Elementary School will serve lunch from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on select dates. These dates are June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29, and July 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20. Jackson District Library, 3125 E. Michigan Ave., will serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays from June 15 to Aug. 4. Adults may purchase a meal for $3 at all locations.

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  16. Fatal crash highlights concerns about busy road in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    And now neighbors who live along Moscow Road say this has been an increasingly dangerous stretch of road for years. Owning a salon on Moscow Road for 38 years, Robbin Peterman has seen a lot of hair styles come and go.

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  17. Ten key findings in MLive investigation into record 51 drug deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | MLive.com

    ... the Jackson Citizen Patriot collected hundreds of pages of 911 data on drug overdoses, fatal and otherwise in Jackson County; all the 2016 death certificates; and nearly 100 autopsy and police reports. In total, staff reviewed more than 2,700 pages. ...

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  18. Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative annual report for 2016 now availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | State of Michigan

    ... of potential pheasant habitat have been purchased as part of Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve in Jackson County, and 300 acres of potential pheasant habitat were acquired in northwestern Monroe County. Over $400,000 was granted to MPRI ...

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  19. VERDICT: Hung jury means Jackson murder trial will start overRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... to talk to them and they listened to us very carefully," said George Lyons, a defense attorney for Cooper. Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney Jerry Jarzynka told 6 news that prosecutors are taking a close look at the case and will bring back murder ...

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  20. Jackson County Board of Commissioners plan for fiscal year 2017-2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Altus Times

    ... participate in a worker's compensation policy inn a single payment of $106,575. A lease agreement between the Jackson County Commissioners and Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group for 201 S. Lee St. in Altus was approved for the next 2017-2018 ...

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