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Police Investigate Multiple Accidents Last Week
By Sue Caldwell, Reporter/Staff Writer
In a report from the Jackson County Police Department, Lt. Keith Berry is the investigating officer in a one vehicle accident which occurred on Saturday, October 11th at approximately 3:56pm 3 miles South of McKee on Jackson County High School Road. Berry said in his report, Karen Baker 37, Roberts Court McKee, was traveling North on Jackson County High School Road when she lost control of her vehicle and ran off the left hand side of the roadway and struck a tree head on. According to Berry, he observed markings left on the grass from Baker's Silver 1991 General Motors pickup during the collision. He also said her vehicle had been traveling north and ran off the side of the roadway for unknown reasons and then traveled approximately 300 feet before striking the tree.
Jackson Energy Holds Customer Appreciation Day
More than 500 co-op members spent a rainy Friday enjoying hamburgers and hot dogs at Jackson Energy’s Customer Appreciation Day. The event was moved to the shelter house at Bond Memorial Park because of the rainy weather, and in addition to the free food, members could register for door prizes and get information on Jackson Energy programs and services. Several hundred members also signed comment cards sending a message to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and asking them to keep affordability in mind with proposed regulations on electric power plants. More than 200 members signed the comment cards, and all together, more than 1,800 Jackson Energy members have sent messages to the EPA.