County News

Public Information Officer

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

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    Christmas In The Park opens November 23

    The holiday spirit will once again light up the Longview Lake Campground as Jackson County presents Christmas In The Park starting Wednesday, November 25. Read on...
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    American Red Cross In Need During COVID Holiday Season

    As we head into the holidays this year the U.S. is experiencing a new surge of COVID-19 cases. The American Red Cross is becoming increasingly concerned about the nation’s blood supply -- including convalescent plasma. Read on...
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    Road Crew is ready for winter

    Jackson County experienced its first blast of winter weather for the season this week and Road and Bridge Administrator Jim Evans said his crew was ready. Read on...
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    Food Assistance Program funds 16 agencies

    Jackson County will be awarding $543,700 to 16 food distribution agencies through the Food Assistance Program. The program focuses on feeding the most vulnerable populations: seniors, children, the homeless and those who have lost jobs. Read on...
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    Recorder of Deeds Director Retires

    After 21 years of serving the people of Jackson County, Bob Kelly is retiring as Director of the Recorder of Deeds Department. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County Executive statement on state audit

  2. Jackson County Releases Safer at Home Recovery Plan Guidance

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Shaffer, MPH and Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Schulte – today has issued detailed guidelines Read on...
  3. Jackson County, Missouri and Wyandotte County, Kansas Coordinate COVID-19 Response

    Leaders with Jackson County, Missouri and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas have coordinated to issue local health orders in response to a strong resurgence of recent COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in the region. Read on...
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