Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. 11 dog skulls, ring with fresh blood lead to arrest for dog fighting in JeffCoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to the 5300 block of Main Street in Mulga this morning on a complaint of dog fighting. Authorities say deputies could hear the sounds of dogs fighting in the woods and were met with a juvenile carrying an injured dog.

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  2. 180810-jcu-pics-JudgeGruberCeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    William V. Gruber became Jefferson County's newest circuit court judge during an investiture Friday at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

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  3. Boyfriend of missing woman arrested in her burning deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    An arrest has been made in the disappearance and death of a Jefferson County woman. Her body was discovered last weekend in Claiborne County.

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  4. New executive director hopes to take Thompson Park zoo into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... he stressed the zoo is in better fiscal shape and doesn't foresee any additional issues. He thanked Jefferson County and the city of Watertown for their continued financial support. To move into the future, the zoo also plans to work more closely ...

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  5. Watertown City Court project could reach $5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... a new two-story City Court facility at the current site of a city-owned parking lot, next to the Jefferson County Courthouse complex on Arsenal Street. The court facility would be connected to the county courthouse by a covered skyway. Mayor Joseph ...

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  6. Woman shoots, kills husband for buying pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    "There's a shed that he would frequent from time to time, I'm not sure if it was designated as a man cave or whatever but he was found inside that shed," said Maj. Lafayette Woods. Patricia Hill is currently in the Jefferson County detention center and will stay there until her court date next week.

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  7. Jefferson County authorities searching for 17-year-old fugitiveRead the original story

    Friday Jul 27 | WAAY

    Manuel Andrew Martinez, 17, was being transported from the Jefferson County Courthouse to Mount View Youth Services Center, a juvenile detention facility in Lakewood, said Jenny Fulton with the sheriff's office. The teen was not handcuffed in a transport van and somehow opened a door and escaped near US 285 and Wadsworth Boulevard, Fulton said.

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  8. NewsJohnson: BJCTA to Hilliard, Sr. 'I could do your job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Alabama Live

    Earl Hilliard, Sr. is the dark-suited patriarch of one of the state's most politically connected families. He's the former U.S. Congressman whose younger brother, John, sits on the Birmingham City Council, representing District 9; whose son, Earl, Jr ., serves as deputy director of governmental affairs for mayor Randall Woodfin; and whose daughter-in-law, Janine, Earl, Jr.'s wife, will soon be Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Place 18. .

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  9. Advanced tickets for county fair on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    ... are free. As always, parking is free. Save now by purchasing a Family Five Pack of tickets available at the Jefferson County Fair Park Office, Jefferson County Courthouse, Jefferson County University of Wisconsin-Extension office, Piggly Wiggly in ...

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  10. Noise not included in nuisance ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Supervisors met Monday to set a date for a public hearing about changes to the county's nuisance ordinance and hear an update from the county engineer. The board set a public hearing for 9:30 a.m. July 2 to give residents an opportunity to offer public feedback about proposed changes to the county's nuisance ordinance.

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  11. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Jefferson County Board of Supervisors - Jefferson County Courthouse, 9 a.m.: Acknowledge minutes. Meet with County Engineer.

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  12. APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Newms360.com

    ... plans to open hiking trails and visitor facilities there this year. Mark Johnson, health director of Jefferson County, which includes the site, said he's not sure the area is safe despite a $7 billion Superfund cleanup. In a court document and an ...

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  13. Testimony gets under way in heroin homicide trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    Testimony got under way Monday in the trial of a 30-year-old Madison man charged with providing the heroin that led to a July 2015 overdose death. A Jefferson County jury of 10 men and four women was seated in the trial of Ivan L. Flynn, who is charged with first-degree reckless homicide by delivery of heroin in the July 18, 2015, death of Daniel J. Imsland, 32, of Fort Atkinson.

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  14. Updates - June 2, 2018Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | The Madison Courier

    ... Council - 5:30 p.m. at Madison City Hall. Agenda will be available at http://madison-in.gov/AgendaCenter Jefferson County Public Library Bicentennial Sculptor Reception - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Auditorium at the Madison Branch. Jefferson County ...

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  15. Too poor to afford food, too rich to qualify for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | WWLP

    ... too much to get government assistance. The problem tends to be more prevalent in the South and rural areas. Jefferson County, Mississippi, has the highest rate of food insecurity at 36%. Nearby Issaquena County has the highest number of children ...

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  16. City unemployment steady while county rises in AprilRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Starkville Daily News

    ... Winston (5.5 percent). In April, Rankin County reported the lowest unemployment rate at 3.1 percent, while Jefferson County reported the highest unemployment rate at 10.5 percent. Mississippi's unemployment rate continued to fall from 4.3 percent in ...

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  17. Board talks Dakota Access pipeline inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Supervisors met Tuesday to consider hiring French-Reneker-Associates to inspect upcoming restoration work on a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Jefferson County. French-Reneker-Associates CEO Stephen Hausner addressed the board regarding a notification by Dakota Access of upcoming restoration and maintenance work on a section of the pipeline in the county.

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  18. Too poor to afford food, too rich to qualify for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | CNN

    ... too much to get government assistance. The problem tends to be more prevalent in the South and rural areas. Jefferson County, Mississippi, has the highest rate of food insecurity at 36%. Nearby Issaquena County has the highest number of children ...

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  19. 'All clear' given after Jefferson County Courthouse shuts down for bomb threatRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | KBMT

    Hundreds of prospective jurors were evacuated, Tuesday, after a bomb threat for the Jefferson County Courthouse was called into police. An "all clear" was issued by the Judge Jeff Branik shortly after 11 a.m. after police investigated the threat.

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  20. Millions of Hungry Americans Ineligible for Federal Nutrition AssistanceRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | Health News Digest

    ... all household members. Food insecurity exists in every county in the nation, from a high of 36 percent in Jefferson County, Mississippi, to a low of 4 percent in Manassas Park City and Loudoun County, Virginia. At the state level, the percentage of ...

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