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Jackson Countians joined fellow Kentuckians in casting their ballots for statewide offices on Tuesday. It was expected that voter turnout would be low and that only a small fraction of Kentuckians would make decisions at the polls that would affect all of the state’s residents. A low turnout…

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It is now official! The City of McKee will allow the sale of alcoholic beverages within the city limits. Registered voters inside the City of McKee went to the polls on Tuesday and made history for the City of McKee as well as the entirety of Jackson County. On Monday, September 09, 2019. Ju…

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The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified just before 10:00 am on Sunday, November 03rd, 2019 after a possible body was located off of Rock Lick Road. The initial investigation indicated, an unidentified body has been recovered after being found near the side of the road.

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Labor Cabinet Secretary David A. Dickerson announced today that the Division of Wages and Hours collected$1,103,213.57 in restitution during the month of October. The restitution was collected from 224 companies who had not paid employees in the Commonwealth.

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The 2019 Kentucky general election will take place next Tuesday November 5th. The race for Governor has generated significant local interest. Three candidates will be on the Gubernatorial ballot. Incumbent Republican Matt Bevin is running for reelection. The Democratic nominee is Kentucky At…

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Registered voters inside the City of McKee will have an opportunity next week to make history in the City of McKee and also the entirety of Jackson County. On Monday, September 09, 2019. Judge Gabbard formally entered Order #09032019 into the minutes of the fiscal court meeting authorizing (…

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The JCHS Band performed a Fall Concert at the Community Theater in the Jackson County Area Technology Center on Monday, October 28th, 2019. Music Director James Adams has worked with these young musicians and they perform increcibly well. The student msuicians include: Piccolo - Laney West; …

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The cost of doing business at the county clerk’s offices is about to go up. The new fees will take effect at the beginning of the new calendar year.

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The Jackson County High School’s Academic team remains undefeated. On October 15th the high school hosted Lee County and the team defeated them 16 to 1. 

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In-person absentee voting opened statewide on Monday for Kentucky’s November 5 General Election. All counties are required to open in-person absentee voting no later than Friday, October 18.

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The 2019 Kentucky general election will take place on November 5th. The race for Governor has generated significant local interest. Three candidates will be on the Gubernatorial ballot. Incumbent Republican Matt Bevin is running for reelection. The Democratic nominee is Kentucky Attorney Gen…