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Zoo Blues

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Move could help zoo correct problems study concludes

A new location could be key to saving the Jackson Zoo, according to a memo from zoo Executive Director Beth Poff.

The memo, which was sent to city officials in June, states that the zoo’s location is a major deterrent to visitors, and moving may be necessary to save it.



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Northsiders honor Det. Sharon Jordan for solving area home invasions

Det. Sharon Jordan can add a pair of golden handcuffs to her trophy case. 

The Jackson Police Department (JPD) veteran was recently honored by Northsiders for solving a string of home invasions in the Highland Circle neighborhood.



Madison County addressing problems with Weisenberger Road flooding problems

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Mendrop Engineering has just completed a study for Weisenberger Road, which has suffered increasing issues with flooding during heavy rains.

Madison County supervisors recently hired Mendrop to see what can be done to alleviate the issue. To completely eliminate the flooding will cost approximately $1.7 million.





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