Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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

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  1. Jackson County is participating in Jeans for Justice for Sexual Assault Awareness MonthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 20 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    It's Sexual Assault Awareness Month and North Alabama Crisis Services is making sure everyone is aware with an eye-catching display. You can't help but notice the dim of the denim as you are passing by the Jackson County Courthouse.

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  2. Mother raising awareness about child abuse after son's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | KSWO

    ... prison. Oklahoma DHS's website said in 2016 they had nearly four thousand cases of child abuse in the state. Jackson County First Assistant District Attorney David Thomas said child abuse is a crime that happens in secret, but said there are signs ...

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  3. Your Views Wednesday, April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | NewsOK.com

    ... that "Westbrook is out of his cotton-pickin' mind." There is nothing racist or offensive about it. I live in Jackson County, which is the state's largest cotton producer. I was born in Cotton County. I have lived and worked in and around cotton all ...

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  4. No Break: Fires wear down Oklahoma departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Firefighters in Jackson County battled fires in the area for their fourth day straight and for some departments, their fifth day straight. Firefighters battled a wildfire that broke out three miles west of Altus on highway 62 around 2:45 p.m. that threatened homes and barns.

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  5. Oklahoma couple loses home of 50 years in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... actually tried to fight the fire with a hose and had to be treated with smoke inhalation," said Peter. Jackson County Emergency Management Director Erik Mowbray said all the power and gas had to be cut off for the entire town due to the fire. "At ...

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  6. Another large fire has sparked in Jackson County west of Altus.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | KSWO

    The fire started around 2:45 near the intersection of Highway 62 and Highway 6. South winds pushed it to the north and the flames traveled at least two miles in two hours. Firefighters are working to get containment on the fire but they do say there are some homes in the area which are threatened.

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  7. String of fires wear on Jackson Co. departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | KSWO

    Firefighters in Jackson County battled fires in the area for their fourth day straight and for some departments, their fifth day straight. Firefighters battled a wildfire that broke out three miles west of Altus on highway 62 around 2:45 p.m. that threatened homes and barns.

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  8. Jackson County firefighters battle multiple firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | KSWO

    ... the only fires the department has been dealing with. Davis said they put out six small fires on Thursday. Jackson County is in a burn ban issued by the governor, so, Davis, along with the Emergency Manager, is warning everyone to be careful. "We ...

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  9. Oklahoma man turned himself into authorities in connection to $1-million cattle embezzlement caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    On April 12, officials say Marty Robert Maahs, 33, turned himself in to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. A warrant was issued for his arrest as the result of an investigation by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Scott Williamson.

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  10. Quincy West is wanted by authorities on a list of felony charges.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | KSWO

    ... airstyle or by shaving his facial hair. If you know the whereabouts of Quincy West, you can contact the Altus/Jackson County Crime Stoppers at 580-482-TIPS.

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  11. Altus Toddler Hit By Vehicle DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | KAUZ

    ... by a vehicle. Details are limited but police have learned the 2 yr. old male died after being transported to Jackson County Memorial Hospital.

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  12. Oklahoma governor names Judge Richard Darby to Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 5 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... and Harmon counties since 1994. Before that, he served as a special judge and an associate district judge in Jackson County. Fallin chose Darby for the state's highest court from three applicants that were submitted to her by the Oklahoma Judicial ...

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  13. City council to vote on resolution a modernizinga alcohol laws -Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Altus Times

    The Altus City Council will vote on a resolution Tuesday night on whether to encourage the Jackson County Commission to put a June ballot question before voters to approve Sunday and holiday sales of alcohol in restaurants and retail stores.

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  14. Altus 4-H student wins $750 scholarship -Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | Altus Times

    Jackson County resident Wyatt Jenson finished third and received a $750 scholarship in a new Livestock Skillathon competition as part of the Oklahoma Youth Expo, a 10-day livestock show in Oklahoma City.

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  15. Property tax bill mailings to begin April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | The Tribune

    Jackson County Treasurer Roger Hurt recently announced the 2017 pay 2018 property tax billings are scheduled to be completed with mailing starting April 9 to the address on current file. Payments made in the treasurer's office at the Jackson County Courthouse in Brownstown must be in the form of cash or check during business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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  16. County upgrades Internet network -Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Altus Times

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Monday at the Jackson County Courthouse to discuss upgrading the county internet network system and other monthly business.

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  17. OKC woman, children in Jackson County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | KSWO

    A woman from Oklahoma City and four children were all sent to the hospital following a crash in Jackson County. It happened around 11:30 Sunday morning on County Road 205 a mile and a half north of Altus.

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  18. Ministerial Alliance begins 40-day prayer campaign Sunday -Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2018 | Altus Times

    Staff Report The Jackson County Ministerial Alliance will be promoting a 40-day Community Prayer Campaign beginning Sunday to pray for the physical and spiritual needs of Altus.

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  19. Police arrest shooting suspect -Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Altus Times

    ... red a 16-year-old female had suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. She was transported to Jackson County Memorial Hospital by EMS personnel and later flown to []

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  20. Property tax due, tobacco tax reported -Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | Altus Times

    Jackson County Treasurer Renee Howard reported tobacco tax collected to the Jackson County Board of Commissioners. Tobacco tax collected by Jackson County from the State of Oklahoma for the month of January totaled $959.46.

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