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    Local Man Arrested After Breaking Into Home

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    On Saturday, January 11, according to Jackson County Dispatch, they received a call from a resident on Venable Road in the county advising that he was at a neighbor's house and there was a male in a gold Toyota pickup truck armed with several guns that had broken into his home. Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy Zachary Bryant responded to the Venable Road address and observed a gold single cab Toyota Tacoma backed into the driveway. Bryant said he contacted the suspect and noticed he had a black handgun on his right hip. Bryant held the suspect at gunpoint until his backup, Constable Steve Gill, arrived to assist Bryant in detaining the male later identified as Roger Talley, 59, McKee.

    Fiscal Court Holds First Regular Meeting of 2020

    By Angela Byrd, Reporter
    The Jackson County Fiscal Court held it's regular monthly meeting on Monday, January 13. After the devotion and Pledge of Allegience, the meeting was called to order by County Judge Executive Shane Gabbard. The minutes were read by County Clerk Donald "Duck" Moore and approved. There were no visitors on the agenda for this meeting and the Fiscal Court continued with the new business. In the judge's report, Judge Gabbard welcomed the Fiscal Court to the first meeting of the new year. His comments, in their entirety, appears in the Judges Notes in this week's issue of the newspaper. The second item in new business were the districts reports by the magistrates. The magistrates reported they had been busy trying to repair their roads damaged by the recent flooding.