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Births 3/3/2015
Broussard Daughter to Brittany Marie Broussard of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 3:38 a.m. Thursday,...
Births 2/27/15
Cruz Son to Anthony James and Miranda Jo Cruz of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 12:57 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Name,...
Births 2/24/15
Son to Nathan Andrew and Tracey Dyan Cooley of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 3:08 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Name,...
Births 2/23/15
Daughter to Skylor Dalton Woods and Aundrea LeSheryl Tillmon of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 1:57 p.m....
Births 2/22/15
Daughter to Joshua Wayne and Stephanie Louise Succaw of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 5:14 p.m. Thursday, Feb....

Miller - Dooley
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Les and Denise Lingle Acey of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlyn Elizabeth...

Hooker - Sutterer
David and Joan Hooker of Chaffee, Missouri, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Renae Hooker, to Kurt...

Hustedde - VanGennip
LEOPOPLD, Mo. -- Tom and Jan Hustedde of Breese, Illinois, announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Marie...

Mayberry - Faught
Nick and Joan Mayberry of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, April Nicole Mayberry, to Dustin Wayne...

Hoffman - Buelt
Gary Hoffman of Gordonville announces the engagement of his daughter, Cherish Lee Hoffman, to Gregory Alan Buelt, both...

Brown - Meyr
Monica Anne Brown and Rex Allen Meyr Jr. were married Nov. 8, 2014, at Fasig-Tipton Horse Farm in Lexington, Kentucky....

Dohogne - Ritter
Andrea Michelle Dohogne and James Edward Ritter were married Oct. 11, 2014, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran,...

Hengst - Pennington
Rachel Hengst and Tyler Pennington were married Oct. 4, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev....

Miller - McNeely
Jennifer Miller and David McNeely Jr. were married June 21, 2014, at Cape County Park. David McNeely Sr., father of the...

Foulk - 50 years
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Dean Foulk of Chaffee are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner today...
Jackson OKs traffic signal near new school (03/03/15)
The city of Jackson is one step closer to finalizing plans to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Lacey and East Main streets after Monday night's board of aldermen meeting. After reviewing four bids from independent contractors, the board accepted one from Lappe Cement Finishing of Perryville, Missouri...
Jackson city hall suffers minor water damage (03/01/15)
Cleanup is mostly complete at Jackson City Hall after last week's winter weather caused minor water damage, confirmed Jackson Public Works director Rodney Bollinger. Bollinger said in an email a small section of the gutter drain froze on the roof, affecting a couple rooms in the west wing of the building...
Jackson fire report 3/1/15 (03/01/15)
* Citizens assist on Old Cape Road. n A hazmat call on West Independence Street. n Fire alarm sounded on St. Andrews Court. n Life alert on East Main...
Jackson police report 2/18/15 (02/18/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. n A 12-year-old boy was cited into juvenile court on suspicion of assault and property damage. n Brooke M. Lee, 22, of Cape Girardeau was issued a summons for operating a motor vehicle while operator's license suspended...
Jackson fire report 2/18/15 (02/18/15)
JACKSON The Jackson Fire Department responded to the following calls Tuesday: n A citizens assist on East Main Street. n A citizens assist on East Main Street. n A citizens assist on East Main Street.
Jackson declares snow routes; vehicles must be moved by 9 p.m. today (02/15/15)
In anticipation of oncoming winter weather, Jackson city officials have issued a snow-route proclamation effective 9 p.m. today. It states residents who have vehicles parked on designated snow routes in Jackson have seven hours to move vehicles off the street or to a non-designated snow route to allow city crews to plow the entire length of the roadway...
Jackson police report 2/15/15 (02/15/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. n Christian A. Farris, 18, of Jackson was issued a summons for careless and imprudent driving. n Sana Saeed-Ahmed, 21, of Cape Girardeau was issued a summons for a stop-sign violation. n Cynthia F. Reece, 51, of Jackson was issued a summons for operating a motor vehicle without a valid operator's license...
Jackson mayor candidates discuss business climate (02/15/15)
Two candidates running for mayor in Jackson spoke Friday at the Cape County Republican Women's Club meeting to discuss their hopes for the city's future. Incumbent Barbara Lohr and challenger Dwain Hahs expressed interest in improving and expanding opportunities for new and existing businesses in Jackson...
Republican women to host Jackson mayoral candidates (02/13/15)
The Cape County Republican Women's Club will host the two candidates in the Jackson mayoral race at noon today at Dexter Bar-B-Que, 236 Broadview St. in Cape Girardeau. Dwain Hahs is running against incumbent Barbara Lohr in the April election. The event is open to the public...
Boundaries drawn for new elementary school in Jackson (02/12/15)
East Elementary School in Jackson will house its first students this fall, and district officials have established boundary lines that determine which students will attend the new facility. An estimated 400 kindergarten through fifth-grade students, as well as about 300 early childhood students, will attend the 105,000-square-foot building being constructed on 15 acres at 455 N. Lacey St...
Jackson girls basketball team takes care of Poplar Bluff in overtime (03/03/15)
ARNOLD, Mo. -- Cassidi Tomsu saved Jackson's season. The senior sank a game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime and hit the go-ahead basket with 23 seconds left, lifting the Indians to a 53-49 win over Poplar Bluff.
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Charleston, Kelly taken out during Class 3, District 2 semis (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- A strong finish to the first half by second-seed Arcadia Valley ensured there would be no upsets during the Class 3, District 2 girls semifinals Wednesday night at Scott City High School. Taking on the third-seeded Charleston Lady Bluejays, the Lady Tigers built a 19-point halftime advantage before rolling to an 88-51 turbo-clocked win...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Caitlyn Palmer (02/26/15)
Jackson junior Caitlyn Palmer was crowned state champion in the 50-yard freestyle Saturday during the Missouri State High School Activities Association Girls Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters Rec-Plex pool in St. Peters, Missouri. "It's all very surreal," Palmer said. "It's just amazing that I can come here and represent my team in such a big way and make them proud. Hopefully, swimming will take off now, and they'll realize it's a good sport because it's not very recognized."...
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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.
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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.