Jefferson Dominates Against Her Home State's University
ALBANY ? When Moriah Jefferson was emerging from the Dallas area as a top college basketball prospect, staying in her home state wasn't an option.
Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) ? Spence Jackson provided the official confirmation a month ago that his boss, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was dead from what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Jefferson Parish ballroom dance challenge for kids is April 15
The Jefferson Parish Public Schools Martin Marino 9th Annual Dance Challenge will take place on April 15 at 6 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center. The program will include the school dance exhibitions, along with professional dance shows. Six dance instructors...
Jefferson County ranks 39th healthiest in state
A foundation and health institute has ranked Jefferson County in the top half of healthiest counties in the state. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their county-level health rankings this week covering all counties in the country. Jefferson County scored well compared to the state average on most metrics. Its quality of life ...
Spokesman Kills Self Month After Boss' Suicide: Cops
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Jefferson County cutting more than 160 jobs
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) ? The Jefferson County school system will cut more than 160 jobs and shorten the contracts of some of its staff. WBMA-TV (http://bit.ly/1a2GJaS ) reports the school board voted to approve the cuts this week. The changes take effect July 1. Superintendent Dr. Craig Pouncey said the job losses were necessary to save millions of dollars in the school system's budget ...
Jefferson Parish to unveil new spray pad at Lafreniere Park
A new spray pad will open up in Jefferson Parish just in time for the arrival of summer.
Police: Jackson Died of Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Police in Jefferson City, Missouri confirm a spokesman for the Missouri Auditor's office was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday night. Spence Jackson, 44, was found in his apartment in the 900 block of Southwest Boulevard in Jefferson City about 7:00 pm Sunday, after Jackson's mother asked police to check on him. Police held a news conference ...
Jefferson Middle School celebrates Autism Awareness Day
It was a normal lunch period last Wednesday, March 25 at Jefferson Middle School. Students chatted about the things sixth- and seventh-graders talk about, while enjoying their meals. The noise levels were at a tolerable level, and everyone was getting along. But, one thing stood out.
West Jefferson High School students paint mural for national art convention
West Jefferson High School students took center stage at the National Art Education Association National Convention on March 26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The work was a collaboration between West Jefferson and Liquitex, a leading art material supplier,...