Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 166 in Jackson County, WV

  1. County reports sales, use taxes -Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Altus Times

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Monday to discuss tax collections, 2018 elections and county improvement projects. County Treasurer Renee Howard reported taxes collected in October that are allocated for December.


  2. Joe E. CritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... of Athens after a brief illness. He spent the last 2 1/2 years in Hudson, FL. He was born April 30, 1942 in Jackson County, WV son of the late Howard and Virginia Nestor McCoy. Joe was a member of the Coolville Masonic Lodge 337 F&AM, the Athens ...


  3. Kayser family starts new fund with the Community Foundation of Mason CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Kayser Fund for Special Need Citizens will be used for the purpose of supporting charitable activities, programs and organizations for special needs citizens of West Virginia. This fund will focus on programs such as, "Camp Sunshine," in Mason County, Jackson County Developmental Center, and other camps, activities, programs, and charitable organizations who serve individuals with special needs, including those who may be developmentally, physically or intellectually disabled.


  4. Commissioners to host holiday open ...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Lakefield Standard

    Jackson County Commissioners will throw open the doors of the historic Jackson County Courthouse the afternoon of Dec. 15 for a Christmas open house. All are invited to the courthouse in Jackson that day from 1 to 3 p.m. to enjoy holiday refreshments, view the decorated courthouse rotunda and visit with commissioners, friends and neighbors.


  5. Spring 2016Read the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | Morgantown

    A Jackson County distillery makes authentic moonshine, on the right side of the law. Dwayne Freeman makes corn liquor just like... Sweets of the East, West Virginia's only home-grown rafting team, is headed for a national competition.


  6. Mountain State Art and Craft Fair to be held in July next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | West Virginia Metro

    The Mountain State Art and Craft Fair will be held between July 4 and July 7 at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Jackson County. It was held in July until 2016, when it was moved to September.


  7. County assessor sends out tax bills -Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | Altus Times

    Property owners will have until Dec. 31 to pay half of the taxed amount or the full amount if their statement is $25 or less. For those who choose to pay half in December, the second half is due by March 31. The county assessor's office has the responsibility to appraise and assess the real and personal property within Jackson County for ad-valorem, or property, taxation using cadastral mapping and computer-assisted mass appraisal, or CAMA, systems which show the extent, value and ownership of land.


  8. Jackson County Executive accepts resignation of Department of Corrections DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. announced today that Joe Piccinini has resigned as Director of the Department of Corrections. 'I am grateful for Joe's service to Jackson County and the Department of Corrections.


  9. Jackson County's director of the department of corrections resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | KCTV5

    ... a career of public service by working up the departmental ranks. "I am grateful for Joe's service to Jackson County and the Department of Corrections. He accepted responsibility of our operations in the midst of an ongoing FBI investigation, with ...


  10. Senior events planned for December -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Point Pleasant Register

    Senior citizens will be celebrating the Christmas season during the month of December at centers in both Point Pleasant and Mason. On Dec. 5 at 10:30 a.m., those attending the Mason Senior Center will hear the holiday sounds of the Jackson County Senior Choir.


  11. Ceremony to celebrate Illinois statehood to be held in Murphysboro, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | KFVS12

    There will be a flag-raising ceremony celebrating the bicentennial of the Statehood of Illinois on Monday, December 4 at noon outside the Jackson County Courthouse.


  12. Helicopter makes landing on Interstate 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | West Virginia Metro

    A helicopter landed on Interstate 77 Tuesday afternoon in Jackson County, with officials believing six people were on board of the aircraft at the time.


  13. Aldeth E. (Smith) CarezRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Aldeth E. Carez, 97, of Parkersbur, WV, went from this life to her eternal life on November 15, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV. She was born in Jackson County to the late Riley Tiden Smith and Nora Virginia Morgan Smith.


  14. Eastern Jackson Co. Courthouse closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | NBC Action News

    The Eastern Jackson County Courthouse, located at 308 W. Kansas Ave. in Independence, Missouri, is closed due to a water main break.


  15. TKC Breaking News!!! Jackson County Exec Frank White Touts All-Star...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Tony's Kansas City

    Embattled Jackson County Executive Frank White advocates a coalition of stakeholders in order to solve the ongoing crisis at the jail. Taking a page from the book of Kansas City Mayor Sly James, Exec White reached out to leaders across the metro in order to work toward solutions.


  16. County enters agreement with Cooperative Extension Service -Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2017 | Altus Times

    The board approved a Cooperative Extension Services agreement with the board of commissioners for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The agreement between Oklahoma State University acting for and on behalf of its cooperative extension service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides for a total budget of $25,836 for Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service to provide services in Jackson County with the help of the county board of commissioners.


  17. Seymour honors area veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | The Tribune

    ... other veterans were not received well. He said he participated in several Veterans Day programs throughout Jackson County on Friday and noticed a major difference between then and now. "We get more welcomed now than when I returned," he said of the ...


  18. West Virginia Nonprofit and its Partnership with the RightCycle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va: A West Virginia nonprofit organization is making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities while benefitting the environment at the same time. The Jackson County Developmental Center of Millwood has embarked on a partnership with RightCycle by Kimberly-Clark Professional to provide employment for people who have survived traumatic brain injuries or have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and other conditions.


  19. The fate of Jackson County Jail, officials hold public meeting to discuss optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... separation that we need, there are safety issues," said resident Larry McDivott "I'm with the farm bureau for Jackson County and what I'm looking is obviously the taxation of land and making sure whatever money is spent is spent wisely," said Ryan ...


  20. Secretary Warner Reports 625 New Businesses in West Virginia for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WOAY

    Three counties saw the most percentage growth in business registrations for October and 625 new businesses got their start statewide according to the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office. The Secretary of State's Business & Licensing Division reported that the top three counties for business growth in October are Clay County with 2.02 percent growth, Jackson County with 1.61 percent growth, and McDowell County with 1.54 percent growth.