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Lonnie Madden, Chief, Sand Gap Volunteer Fire Department spoke with the McKee City Council during their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, May 20th, 2019 and gave them an update on a grant application to upgrade and enhance the fire tower training facility located on McCammon Ridge Road…

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Jackson Countians joined fellow Kentuckians in casting their ballots for statewide offices on Tuesday in an election that served to set the table for the fall. It was expected that voter turnout would be low and that only a small fraction of Kentuckians would make decisions at the polls that…

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According to the Facebook page titled “Lost and Found Pets of Jackson County, KY” eleven puppies were rescued after being dumped in a ravine near Tyner, KY. Information on the site indicates that Brian Wagers was the individual that discovered the puppies abandoned in a box. Ashley McWhorter…

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Jackson County High School alumna Gwenda Bond (daughter of former JCHS Principal Betty Bond) will return to her alma mater (JCHS) to promote her newest novel and also to encourage students to pursue reading and writing as part of their lives. Bond writes young adult literature and children’s…

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On May 13th, 2019 Deputy Zachary Bryant received a call from Jackson County dispatch advising that Keevin Fox had broke into a game machine at the Chicken Hut in McKee and stole all the money inside. After an initial investigation, Deputy Bryant learned that Fox had got a ride to Clay County…

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Jackson County Middle School student Mia Rader has been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

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The Jackson County Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 13th, 2019. The court executed the 2nd reading of the proposed budget for FY 2019-2020 after the budget was returned from Frankfort. The proposed budget was sent to Frankfort after the first reading and the recom…

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This year’s Prom Promise, sponsored by the JCHS Youth Resource Center, was a little different than those held in the past. Instead of a mock car wreck resulting from driving while under the influencer of alcohol or drugs or texting, students, staff and a large number within our community cam…

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According to documents supplied by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office a complaint was received of trespassers at the last house on Mattie Gabbard Road. When Deputy Z. Bryant and Deputy Daniel Isaacs arrived they made contact with Rebecca Faye Wilson, 35, of Tyner, KY and Kelly Blevins, 51, …

On or around March 12, 2019, a black Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen from Dorothy Melton at the Jackson Valley Apartments in McKee. The Sheriff has a suspect in this investigation but needs to locate the vehicle. The Sheriff believes it is still in the county and we are asking for help from th…

On or around Monday April 29, 2019 a 2018 red Polaris General side by side ATV was stolen from the residence of James Collins at 3807 Black Lick Road in the Letterbox community of Jackson County. If anyone has any information regarding this theft, please contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s …