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Jacksonville: First school board election to be Sept. 15

Aug 31, 2015 10:16pm

Voters within the newly formed Jacksonville-North Pulaski School District will be electing their first ever publicly-elected school board when candidates will be chosen by voters during an...

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Jacksonville: Junior Citizens Police Academy has class

Jul 08, 2015 11:53am

The Jacksonville Police Department conducted its fifth Junior Citizens Police Academy the week of June 22 through June 26, according to a release issued by the department.

“This was a five-...

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McCollough named internal auditor of the year

Jul 07, 2015 8:04am

Patrick McCollough, director of internal audit for Arkansas Federal Credit Union, was named the Terry McEachern

Internal Auditor of the Year by the Association of Credit Union Internal...

Jacksonville: Animal Shelter wants to remain no-kill but needs help

Jul 01, 2015 5:38pm

Being a no-kill animal shelter is a noble desire to some people; however, the goal takes a lot of work. So says officials from the Jacksonville Animal Shelter.

“We are trying hard to be a...

Army Pvt. Quinton Ezeagwula of Jacksonville, center, receives a Purple Heart in a ceremony at the state Capitol on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Also pictured are Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow, left, and Sgt. Maj. Willie Clemons. (John Lyon photo)

Purple Hearts awarded to soldiers shot outside recruiting center

Updated: Jul 01, 2015 5:46pm

Two Army soldiers who were shot outside a Little Rock recruiting center six years ago were awarded Purple Hearts on Wednesday, one of them posthumously.

It took an act of Congress to allow...

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Jacksonville: Police K-9 K-9 Roby passes away

Jun 24, 2015 5:39pm

One of Jacksonville Police Department’s finest passed away on June 15, retired K-9 German Shepard Roby.

According to a release issued by the Jacksonville Police Department, Roby was 11.5...

Jacksonville: Chamber, Air Base have golf tournament

Updated: Jun 23, 2015 11:10am

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and Little Rock Air Force Base teamed up last weekend for their annual four-man scramble golf tournament.

The two-day event, which ran June 19 & 20...

On the trail: Local teens re-enact trek with handcarts

Updated: Jun 23, 2015 11:10am

Sixty-eight teenagers left their comfortable homes, electronics and cell phones behind this past week to spend three days re-enacting the Mormon Pioneer Trek to the west. Clad in 1850’s-era...

Jacksonville: Court upholds man’s conviction in firefighter death

Jun 08, 2015 2:46pm

The state Court of Appeals last week upheld the second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder convictions of a man who struck and killed a Jacksonville firefighter with his vehicle.

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Jacksonville: Splash Zone celebrates 10th season

Jun 08, 2015 6:39pm

Jacksonville’s Splash Zone is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

The water park opened in 2005 and has three pools, along with two water slides and a water tunnel among other...

Pool side cutie contest

Jun 08, 2015 2:34pm

Jacksonville Parks & Recreation is sponsoring the 6th Annual Mr. & Miss Pool Side Cutie Contest at Splash Zone (if rain, Jacksonville Community Center) on Saturday, June 13.The contest is...