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Births 5/24/15
Daughter to Corey John and Rachel Elizabeth Lorenz of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 7:35 a.m. Thursday, May...
Births 5/21/15
Son to Paul and Dr. Caroline (Giles) Herdman of Chesterfield, Missouri, St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Wednesday,...
Births 5/20/15
Daughter to Rob and Erin Giles of Warrenton, Missouri, St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri, Wednesday, April...
Births 5/19/15
Lacy Son to Cameron Wayne Lacy and Jami Carol Pobst of Advance, Missouri, Southeast Hospital, 5:05 p.m. Tuesday, May 5,...
Births 5/17/15
Son to Christopher Daniel O'Kelly and Tara Lynn Ranzini of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 2:25 p.m....

Alley - Simmons
Gary Alley and Lana McAnulty of Sikeston, Missouri, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie Alley, to...

Bryant - Tomaszewski
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Korky and Laura Bryant of Chaffee announce the engagement of his daughter, Alexandra Michelle Bryant,...

Deimund - Howard
Richard Deimund II of Cape Girardeau and Erin Borgfield of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Halie...

Rose - Landewee
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Terrie Rose of Leopold announces the engagement of her daughter, Stephanie Rose, to Adam Landewee. He...

Wren - Gaddy
Dr. Stan and Sandi Williams of Cape Girardeau and Clay and Maggie Wren of Gulf Breeze, Florida, announce the engagement...

Feuerhahn - Barry
Morgan Lynne Feuerhahn and James Michael Barry were married March 14 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Clayton,...

Ford - LaBruyere
Kristen Anne Ford and Bradley John LaBruyere were married Dec. 20, 2014, at Centenary United Methodist Church. The Rev....

Liley - Torbet
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Danielle Monique Liley and Matthew Ryan Torbet were married July 19, 2014, at Maple United...

Jordan - Osterhout
Monica Jordan and Timothy Osterhout were married March 8, 2015, at The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach,...

Cobb - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Cobb of Millersville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary early with a Caribbean cruise in...

Seabaugh - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Seabaugh of Clinton, Missouri, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. A card shower was...

Hamm - 60 years
BENTON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hamm of Benton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a luncheon May 2,...
Jackson police report 5/24/15 (05/24/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Michael J. Eckstein, 33, 1445 Woodland Drive, No. C, was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. n Robert L. Seabaugh, 25, of Altenburg, Missouri, was issued a summons for failure to register a motor vehicle...
Jackson police report 5/22/15 (05/22/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Gary W. Rainey, 32, of Cape Girardeau was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana under 35 grams and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. n Joshua T. Volkerding, 21, 3397 Route Y, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia...
Jackson utility lauded for reliability (05/20/15)
The American Public Power Association recognized the City of Jackson Electric Department for its reliability Monday during the association's annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference in Sacramento, California. Of more than 2,000 public power utility providers around the country, Jackson was one of 191 to receive the Reliable Public Power Provider designation for providing customers with exceptionally reliable and safe electric service. ...
Jackson police report 5/20/15 (05/20/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Cody A. Reid, 26, 1120 Apache Ave., was arrested on a Jackson warrant for failure to appear on a show-cause order. n Jeremy L. Rector, 20, 1023 Kent St., was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, being a minor in possession of alcohol and possession of drug paraphernalia...
Jackson sets Aug. 4 bond election for water-system upgrades (05/19/15)
The Jackson board of aldermen on Monday approved an ordinance calling for a bond election Aug. 4 that would provide funding for an overhaul of the city's water system if it is approved by voters. Jackson's aging water system has been a topic of discussion for about a year, and city officials say a number of too-small cast-iron pipes and water mains give residents and public entities such as the Jackson Fire Department inadequate and unreliable pressures and volumes...
100-Mile Yard Sale begins Thursday (05/19/15)
Among the many events scheduled for Memorial Day weekend is the annual 100-Mile Yard Sale. Each year, participants set up tables along Highway 25 from Kennett, Missouri, to Jackson, attracting bargain hunters from across the region. A list of local attractions, gas stations and more features along the route is available at 25yardsale.com...
Jackson police report 5/17/15 (05/17/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Michael L. Bell, 17, of Cape Girardeau was arrested on suspicion of assault and resisting arrest. n Randy J. Smith, 49, 2159 Litz Blvd., was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana under 35 grams and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia...
Jackson chamber honors educators of the year (05/15/15)
Jackson High School teacher Becky Bockelman wasn't sure she would make a good teacher. Now, after teaching for 18 years, she has received one of the five Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year awards. After graduating from college, she traveled to Slovakia for a year as a missionary and taught English as a second language. From there, she continued her career and has only become more confident in her skills, and her peers have noticed...
Jackson fire report 5/15/15 (05/15/15)
The Jackson Fire Department responded to the following calls: n Emergency medical service calls on Kies Avenue and North Bast Street. n Stand by for confined-space entry on Parkview Street. n Emergency medical service call on Morton Street...
Jackson board releases details about summer-school program (05/14/15)
The Jackson School Board at its Tuesday meeting approved the district's summer-school program. First- through fifth-grade students will attend summer-school courses from 8 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. June 4 through 25, Kindergarten students will have half-day sessions from June 8 through 19 and will be assigned a morning session or an afternoon session after enrollment...
Jackson baseball team upends Poplar Bluff for district crown (05/23/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Michael Houchin and Jonathan Schumer received their Jackson High School diplomas at the Show Me Center on Thursday night despite an incomplete project. The pair, along with eight other Indian seniors, were busy Friday evening tending to the unfinished business, and to the delight of the newly knighted Jackson alums, they have more work before they can officially say goodbye to their alma mater...
May 21, 2015 Scoreboard (05/21/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Fifth-inning outburst propels Jackson baseball team into district final (05/20/15)
The Indians scored six runs in the fifth inning of their district semifinal against Farminton en route to a 7-4 victory.
May 19, 2015 Scoreboard (05/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
May 18, 2015 Scoreboard (05/18/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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Jackson was founded in 1814 and was named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. president.

Total population: 13,758
Male 47.3 percent | Female 52.7 | Under 18 26.6

From 2000 to 2010, Jackson's population grew an estimated 15 percent
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With Jackson's location on Interstate 55, its proximity to the Mississippi River and to two metropolitan areas; and a dependable work force, companies have suceeded.
Recreation
Jackson's youth play on upgraded soccer, football fields
Jackson loves its children. And it loves its sports. That commitment is reflected in the investment in playing fields scattered around town.