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Jacksonville | Race is on between former police chief, incumbent mayor

Oct 29, 2014 11:09am

Jacksonville voters will choose on Nov. 4 between an incumbent mayor and a former police chief about who they would like to lead the city for the next four years.

Incumbent Gary Fletcher is...

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Ribbon Cutting

Sep 10, 2014 2:12pm

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce held a ceremonial ribbon cutting for Anytime Fitness, along with board members and city officials on Tuesday. The fitness center is located at 120 John Harden...

Jacksonville police, fire departments submit call run reports to City Council

Sep 03, 2014 12:23pm

The Jacksonville City Council received July call run reports from both the police and fire departments when aldermen held their late August session.

Jacksonville Fire Chief Alan Laughy...

Hearts & Hooves receives $1,000 from First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program. Pictured, from left, are Operation Round-Up Chairman Reedie Ray, Hearts & Hooves Executive Director Liz Marg and First Electric work order clerk Mark Ureña, who volunteers at the therapeutic riding center.

First Electric members help support local nonprofits

Aug 14, 2014 4:35pm

Fourteen local nonprofit organizations received donations in July thanks to members who participate in First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program. The Operation Round-Up Board of...

Support Group to meet

Aug 13, 2014 4:49pm

The Caring Hearts Grief & Loss Support group will meet at the Christian Church Jacksonville building the Saturday from 10 - 11 a.m. The address for the building is 200 East Martin in...

Jacksonville | Police Department sees decrease in total cases handled in June 2014 compared to same period in 2013

Aug 06, 2014 5:01pm

The Jacksonville Police Department saw a decrease in the total of cases handled in June compared to the same period last year.

According to a report filed with the City Council in mid-July,...

Col. James Dryjanski, (right) assumes command of the 314th Airlift Wing with the transfer of the Wing colors from Maj. Gen. Michael Keltz, director of Intelligence, Operations and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Education and Training Commandder. The change of command ceremony was held Thursday, July 31, at Little Rock Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Regina Agoha)

Command change for wing

Aug 05, 2014 3:57pm

Command of the 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base was transferred to a new commander in a ceremony held Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Col. James Dryjanski assumed command from Col....

Beebe appoints Jacksonville’s Rhodes

Aug 04, 2014 3:55pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday announced 22 appointments to state boards and commissions and among them was Jacksonville’s Edward Rhodes Jr., who was named to the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation...

Kirkwood

Jacksonville Police make drug bust

Jul 31, 2014 5:17pm

On Tuesday, Jacksonville Police Department arrested Tyrone D. Kirkwood at his home on 1108 Lehman Drive after a search warrant had been executed there.

Police allege that Kirkwood, 30, had...

Vote for Jacksonville School District set for September

Jul 29, 2014 2:37pm

In March, the Arkansas Department of Education ordered an election for the creation of a Jacksonville/North Pulaski Area School District and it will be held on Sept. 16.

According to a...

Idea of new Jacksonville School District has been around for years

Jul 29, 2014 2:34pm

Efforts to form a separate Jacksonville school district have intensified since 2000.

Three separate studies have shown that the Jacksonville and North Pulaski County area can financially...