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The Jackson County Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 14, 2020. Tax season is moving closer and it was time for the fiscal court to agree on a property tax rate for the year. The court has the option of either accepting the rate recommended by the state or ado…

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Monday afternoon Dr. Stack, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and several education officials offered a number of updates on the state of education in the commonwealth amid the global pandemic. “This afternoon, we filed an emergency regulation addressing K-12 COVID-19 reporting requirements pursua…

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Jared Dearing, of the Kentucky State Board of Elections visited the Jackson County Fiscal Court during their regular monthly meeting this week. Dearing said he had been working with multiple counties making sure they were going to be ready for the upcoming election. The Jackson County Fiscal…

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Magistrate Dale Vaughn reported at the recent monthly meeting of the Jackson County Fiscal Court that the Annville/Moores Creek area saw 5.0 inches of rain fall in approximately 2 hours on Sunday (September 13, 2020). This rapid fall of rain overwhelmed many of the local streams creating flo…

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 On September 13, 2020 at approximately 5:00 PM Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson arrested Tommy Vaughn, 42 of Sally Little Road. The arrest occurred on Sally Little Road when Sheriff Robinson responded to a 911 hangup call. Upon arrival, Sheriff Robinson conducted an investigation and at…

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According to information supplied by the Jackson County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, Deputy Daniel Issacs was recently notified of an attempted break-in at the residence of Eugene Truett. Upon arrival at the Truett’s driveway, Deputy Isaacs observed a motorcycle (silver 2003 Kawasaki VN1500…

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During his Wednesday briefing last week Governor Beshear said he expects to extend the mandate again once the current order expires on September 10th, 2020. The requirement that every Kentuckian wear a mask when in public was mandated in early July, and Beshear extended for another 30 days i…

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Coach Hallock and the 2020 JCHS Generals football team were scheduled to open their season this week hosting a team from Webster County in western Kentucky. The Webster County Trojans had agreed to travel over 4 hours to play the Generals on the home field in McKee. However, JCHS Principal B…

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Over the past few days there have been several coin change machines damaged or stolen by vandals/thieves in Jackson County and the surrounding area.  Sheriff Hays reported, “Our deputies have open investigations into the case at Corner Quick Stop and at Cove Car Wash in Bond.  A video of the…

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Sheriff Paul Hays executed an outstanding warrant and arrested Raleigh Gene Campbell, 37, of Manchester, KY on Saturday, September 05th, 2020 on Pigeon Roost Road just south of McKee, KY. The warrant was generated after an incident that occurred on July 27, 2020. The July arrest warrant alle…