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Effort Underway to Save Jasper County Truss Bridge

NEWTON, Iowa  —  The Jasper County Historical Society is spearheading an effort to rescue the county’s last truss bridge: the Red Bridge, located south of Reasnor. 217 more words


Historic Jasper County Bridge Affected by Flooding

JASPER COUNTY, Iowa  —  Floodwaters along the South Skunk River are coming up the bottom of an old truss bridge in Jasper County.

The water is pushing up against the bottom of the bridge, and debris is scraping the sides. 77 more words


Child Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Water in Jasper County

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A nine-year-old is hospitalized after being pulled from the water in Rock Creek State Park.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jasper County officials responded to a call of a nine-year-old who could not be found but was believed to be in the water. 27 more words


Teens Charged With Killing 5 Pelicans In State Wildlife Area

NEWTON, IL (Patch.com) — Two teenagers have been charged stemming from the illegal shooting of white pelicans at a state wildlife area in southeastern Illinois earlier this month, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police. 96 more words


Suspect In Tennessee Murders Spotted In Mississippi

(Heidelberg, MS) – A search continues this morning in Jasper County for a young Tennessee man who admits he killed his mother and a close friend. 66 more words

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Riding the Circuit: Jasper County, Illinois

As a Mount Vernon, Illinois attorney, I travel throughout the state practicing law and meeting with clients about topics ranging from bankruptcy to estate law, from divorce to litigation. 407 more words

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We have been looking for information on a woman fitting this little description which isn’t much of a lead. Friends thought it might have been their friend “Roxanne.” (That’s the only name they knew her by.) They said she was a very sweet girl and she was always cautious. 190 more words

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