Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. The Sandusky Christ of Christ campus is now up for sale for $485,000.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Alabama Live

    ... defendant Phillip Brown, who joined the church in 2008 and was associate minister of the church in 2012. A Jefferson County Circuit Court jury ruled on Oct. 3 that Brown was guilty of conspiracy to remove church money and acting wrongly as a trustee ...


  2. Judge grants access for documents on candidate's residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Alabama Live

    A judge ruled Thursday that attorneys should have access to a Jefferson County judicial candidate's documents that may reveal where she permanently lives. A Jefferson County voter filed a lawsuit late last month, claiming Linda Hall isn't eligible for the judicial seat she's campaigning for because she doesn't live in Jefferson County.


  3. Judge candidates divided on county's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Mitch Templeton takes his turn respinding to a question as he and Melody Chappell, judicial candidates for 172nd District Court, join in a public forum moderated by retired Magistrate Judge Earl Hines at the Jefferson County Courthouse Tuesday.


  4. UPDATED: Pedestrian struck, killed on Center Point Parkway, JeffCo Sheriffa s Office vehicle involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Trussville Tribune

    A pedestrian was struck and killed on Center Point Parkway on Monday night in an incident that involved a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office vehicle. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse in Center Point.


  5. Three domestic, sex abuse agencies to cover countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    Beginning Oct. 1, Jefferson County residents and law enforcement agencies will have three options when seeking advocacy and support services for those in domestic or sexual violence crisis. People Against A Violent Environment Inc. in Dodge County, New Beginnings APFV in Walworth County and People Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Jefferson County all will be handling the domestic abuse and sexual violence crisis calls within Jefferson County for the foreseeable future.


  6. Hunter Education class set Oct. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... on his or her 12th birthday. Before the class, students should pick up a Hunter Education manual from the Jefferson County Park office or the Jefferson County Recorder's Office in the Jefferson County Courthouse and complete the questions at the ...


  7. Jefferson County man arrested for raping 9-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Post Register

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Sept. 5 after a young girl reported he had raped and groped her while babysitting.


  8. Two dead, including 11-year-old, in Jefferson County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... and 11-year-old Cristal Tyler were in a 2008 Chevrolet, when Shalander went off the road and hit a tree. Jefferson County School District Superintendent of Education Vincent Turner said Shalander was a substitute teacher for the district and her ...


  9. Group asks Arkansas court to strike casinos ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Mississippi Business Journal

    A group asked Arkansas' highest court on Monday to disqualify a ballot measure that would legalize four casinos in the state, claiming the proposal's wording is ambiguous and misleading to voters.


  10. Public hearing held for CAFORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Supervisors held a public hearing Tuesday evening to hear from county residents regarding a proposed expansion to a confinement operation about 6 miles northeast of Fairfield on Olive Avenue. A confinement, also known as a confined animal feeding operation raises hundreds and often thousands of animals for market.


  11. Supervisors debate guns in courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met Monday to debate a previously tabled agenda item about variances in the County's gun-carry policy for the courthouse. The board conducted other business including a public hearing to vacate a road, and a discussion with the county engineer about cost estimates for resurfacing three county roads.


  12. 11 dog skulls, ring with fresh blood lead to arrest for dog fighting in JeffCoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | 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.


  13. 180810-jcu-pics-JudgeGruberCeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Daily Jefferson County Union

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


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

    Aug 10, 2018 | 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.


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

    Aug 8, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 2, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 28, 2018 | 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.


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

    Jul 27, 2018 | 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.


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

    Jul 26, 2018 | 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. .


  20. 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 ...