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Jacksonville: First Electric members fund donations to nonprofits

May 17, 2016 8:35am

First Electric Cooperative’s member-supported Operation Round-Up program awarded $15,000 to 14 local organizations in April.

Members who enroll in Operation Round-Up volunteer to have their...

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Jacksonville: Heffernan retires after 30 years of service

Apr 19, 2016 7:52am

Leadership from Little Rock Air Force Base, state Sen. Jane English, Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher and Sherwood Mayor Virginia Hillman Young bid farewell to former Retiree Activities Office...

Arkansas discusses plans to widen Highway 67/167 near Jacksonville

Apr 13, 2016 3:33pm

The state of Arkansas is wanting to see portions of Highway 67/167 widened near the Jacksonville area and is seeking the support of the Jacksonville City Council.

The Jacksonville City...

Jacksonville: Interchange to I-40 in Council plans

Apr 06, 2016 1:04pm

The Jacksonville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss a proposed interchange at Coffelt Road.

The resolution to heard on the agenda is support of the design for the project...

Jacksonville, Sherwood host cleanups

Mar 30, 2016 12:13pm

Keep Jacksonville Beautiful and Keep Sherwood Beautiful are hosting cleanups in an effort to get ready for springtime.

Keep Jacksonville Beautiful will host their Jacksonville Cleanup on...

Learn to trap shoot at Jacksonville AGFC Complex

Mar 29, 2016 1:39pm

Trap Shooting 101, the basic knowledge, skills and attitude to safely and properly use a shotgun to shoot a moving target, will be taught in classes at Arkansas Game and Fish Shooting Sports...

Jacksonville: Animal shelter receives, adopts out more dogs than cats

Mar 23, 2016 2:10pm

Members of the Jacksonville City Council were advised on Thursday that the city’s animal shelter received more dogs than cats during the month of February.

In the monthly February report...

Jacksonville police discourages use of the r’ word

Mar 09, 2016 4:01pm

The Jacksonville Police Department is wanting to make sure that people with developmental disabilities are treated fairly; one place to begin is steering clear of using the “r” word. The...

Commodities distribution in Jacksonville

Mar 08, 2016 8:47am

Distribution of USDA commodities in Pulaski County will be Thursday, March 17, beginning at 9 a.m. Volunteers to help bag and distribute the food are welcome

Food items to be distributed may...

Jacksonville: New district works to get ready for July 1 deadline

Mar 02, 2016 9:50am

July 1 may seem far away, but for officials of the Jacksonville-North Pulaski Special School District, it feels very close.

July 1 is the date that the Jacksonville-North Pulaski Special...

Crime Watch

Feb 24, 2016 1:47pm


Police looking for potential rape victims of arrested suspect

On Feb. 12, Jacksonville police officers responded to the 800 block of Jane Drive in reference to a reported...