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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Jackson County announces second Jail Task Force public input meeting

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July 13, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is announcing that the second public input meeting regarding the Jackson County Detention Center will take place on Tuesday, July 24. It was t...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents Native American Art Exhibition

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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.

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July 12, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Fort Osage National Historic Landmark will host a Native American Art Ex...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Public hearings set on proposed amendments to Jackson County Charter

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July 9, 2018

 

 

Public hearings set on proposed amendments to Jackson County Charter

 

            The Jackson County Legislature has scheduled two public he...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Jackson County announces ribbon cutting ceremony for “Monument To Freedom, Justice & Courage"

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June 20, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of its newest community project, the “Monument To Freedom, Justice & Courage.” The Monument...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Jail Task Force announces public input meetings

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June 6, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jail Task Force announces public input meetings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr.’s J...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Daniel Boone exhibit

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May 22, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

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Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Daniel Boone exhibit at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec celebrates grand opening of Rowdy Ribbit's Inflatable Water Park

Jackson County Parks + Rec is ready to kick-off the unofficial start of summer with a grand opening celebration of the Rowdy Ribbit’s Water Park – the only inflatable water park in the region.

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May 21, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec celebrates grand opening of Rowdy Ribbit’s Inflatable Water Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – J...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Re-opening of Candidate filing for Office of County Legislature-3rd District

Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-open
candidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2018

RE-OPENING OF CANDIDATE FILING FOROFFICE OF JACKSON COUNTY LEGISLATURE - 3RD DISTRICTMAY 21 TO MAY 25, 2018

Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District andpursuant to...

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Additional Info... News Releases 2018
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Jackson County Corrections Director issues statement

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May 12, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Department of Corrections Director Diana Turner has released the following statement after charges were filed against a corrections officer.

“I want to thank th...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Jackson County Executive responds to Prosecutor’s report

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May 11, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Today, the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney issued a grand jury report related to the County’s detention facilities. County officials were first notified that the report h...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Jackson County Executive names Jackson County Sheriff

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May 10, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has named Darryl Forte‘ as the 43rd Sheriff of Jackson County and will serve as the officeholder for the remainder of the year.

 

Forte was selec...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Press Release: Interview candidates and schedule announced for Jackson County Sheriff

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May 2, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County and the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) staff have announced that five candidates will be interviewed by a nominating committee to help Jackson County Executive Frank White, J...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Opening of Candidate Filing for the Office of Jackson County Sheriff May 7 to May 14

Due to the vacancy in the office of Jackson County Sheriff, the Clerk of the County Legislature will open candidate filing for a five-day period beginning May 7, 2018, for the filing of this office only.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OPENING OF CANDIDATE FILING FOR THE OFFICE OF

JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF MAY 7 TO MAY 14, 2018

Due to the vacancy in the office of Jackson County Sheriff, the Clerk of the County Legislature will open candidate filing for a five-da...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Jackson County Executive statement regarding Sheriff

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April 18, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

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Jackson County Executive statement regarding Sheriff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the f...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Jackson County announces groundbreaking ceremony for “Monument to Freedom, Justice & Courage"

Freedom Monument Rendering

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April 16, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County is pleased to announce a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest community project, the “Monument to Freedom, Justice & Courage.” The Monument, located in Leon M. Jordan Memorial Park at...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents Nature Walks at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

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Wear your hiking or walking shoes and spend time on the bluffs and river bottoms of the Missouri River during a nature walk surrounding the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark. The event is hosted by Jackson County Parks + Rec.

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April 13, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents Nature Walks at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Wear your h...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents Historic Sibley Cemetery Tour at Fort Osage

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April 12, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec will host its annual Sibley Cemetery Tour at the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, highlighting notable internments in our area’s most historic cemetery. The Sibley Cemeter...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Jackson County Executive statement regarding audit

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April 11, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement in response to the Office of Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s acceptance to conduct a comprehensive audit of ...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents War of 1812 Symposium

Take a journey back in time to experience what many historians consider the second American Revolution during the 28th Annual War of 1812 Symposium, hosted by Jackson County Parks + Rec at the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark.

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March 19, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

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Jackson County Parks + Rec presents War of 1812 Symposium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Take a journey back in time to experience w...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Executive Appoints Two Women As Department Heads

Jackson County Frank White, Jr. announced that two women have been appointed to serve as directors of two County departments. Diana Turner will assume the permanent role of Director of Corrections and Whitney Miller will serve as Director of Collection.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 12, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Executive appoints two women to lead collection and corrections departments 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson Co...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Rock Island Groundbreaking Ceremony Announced

Jackson County announces the groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the Rock Island Rail Corridor Shared Use Path.

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March 5, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County announces groundbreaking ceremony for Rock Island Shared Use Path

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County is pleased to an...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Fort Osage National Landmark and Education Center scheduled to re-open

The Fort Osage National Historic Landmark and Education Center will re-open to the public tomorrow, February 27 under normal operating hours of 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

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February 26, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Fort Osage National Landmark and Education Center scheduled to re-open

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Jackson County Inmate Dies of Apparent Suicide

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February 22, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

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Jackson County inmate dies of apparent suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An inmate at the Jackson County Detention Center ha...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Fort Osage and Education Center Closed Indefinitely

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February 19, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

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Fort Osage and Education Center closed indefinitely

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, owned and ope...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Jackson County Department of Corrections initiates joint search operation at detention center

As part of an ongoing investigation, a coordinated and joint search operation occurred this morning at the Jackson County Detention Center (JCDC).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 31, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Department of Corrections initiates joint search operation at detention center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As pa...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Jackson County holds Public Open House on park improvement projects

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County is seeking the community’s input as it looks to develop new recreational amenities and make critical improvements to existing facilities within its Parks + Rec System.

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January 30, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County holds Public Open House on park improvement projects

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County is seeking the c...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Joint search operation at Jackson County Detention Center

As part of an ongoing investigation, a coordinated and joint search operation is underway this morning at the Jackson County Detention Center (JCDC) in support of an effort to maintain the safety and security of inmates, staff and the community.

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January 31, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint search operation at Jackson County Detention Center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As part of an ongoing inv...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Jackson County Executive issues statement in response to lawsuit filed by Legislature

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement in response to the Legislature’s filing of a lawsuit regarding COMBAT.

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January 16, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Executive issues statement in response to lawsuit filed by Legislature

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson Count...

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News Releases 2018
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Jackson County Executive recommends Missouri State Auditor’s Office inspect County’s fiscal policies

Despite the Jackson County Legislature’s FY2018 budget calling for the elimination of several positions, Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has taken the necessary steps to ensure no one lost their job at the start of the new year.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 3, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Executive recommends Missouri State Auditor’s Office inspect County’s fiscal policies

KANSAS C...

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News Releases 2018