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Public Information Officer

Marshanna Hester, MHester@jacksongov.org • Office (816) 881-1391 • Cell (816) 878-1930 • Current News Releases & Media Advisories 

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    125th Correction Officer Academy Graduation

    The Jackson County Department of Corrections welcomed 16 new officers to its staff during a ceremony for the Training Academy’s 125th graduating class August 10. Read on...
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    New Director of Assessment

    Gail McCann Beatty has been named as the new director of the Jackson County Assessment Department. Read on...
  3. Back to School Immunizations

    Summer is winding down and the school year is fast approaching. That means that your child may need vaccinations. Missouri law requires that all students present documentation of up-to-date immunization status before attending school. Read on...
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    Associate of the Month: May 2018

    Kerry Balthrop has been named Associate of the Month for May 2018 for her work as lead case manager in the Public Administrator's Office. Read on...
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    Purple Heart County

    Jackson County has been recognized as a Purple Heart County for its dedication and support honoring America’s combat wounded veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County files lawsuit against nation's largest opioid drug companies

  2. Jackson County announces second Jail Task Force public input meeting

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2018 Contact: Marshanna Hester (816) 878-1930 Read on...
  3. Jackson County Parks + Rec presents Native American Art Exhibition

    ATTENTION MEDIA: Joe Don Brave, the featured artist for the Native American Art Exhibition, will be at Fort Osage tomorrow, July 14 from 9am – 12pm. This would be a great opportunity for interviews if you are covering the event for newscasts. Read on...
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