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Jacksonville: Community Theater to present Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Nov 23, 2015 5:05pm

The Community Theater of Jacksonville will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Dec. 11-12 and Dec. 18-19 at Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School, 251 N. 1st St.

Showtimes will be at 7:...

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Jacksonville receives JAG grant to replace tasers, body cameras

Jul 29, 2015 12:18pm

The Jacksonville City Council recently was advised that federal funds are coming the city’s way to replace some of its police department tasers and to purchase body cameras.

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Jacksonville: Police name some of most wanted criminals

Jul 15, 2015 1:24pm

The Jacksonville Police Department recently named a few of its criminal suspects as the city’s “Most Wanted” in an effort to try to procure tips and leads that will lead to their arrests.


Jacksonville: Fall sports league registration

Jul 14, 2015 9:39am

Jacksonville Parks & Recreation fall sports leagues registration is now open. The deadline for Adult Softball is August 27. Co-ed Volleyball & Flag Football deadline is August 28. League...

Jacksonville: Lighthouse partners with Teacher Corps

Jul 08, 2015 12:39pm

The Lighthouse Academies in Jacksonville are continuing their partnership with the Arkansas Teacher Corps at the University of Arkansas.

The Corps was established by the Arkansas College of...

First Electric Coop warms public about phone scam

Jul 08, 2015 12:05pm

First Electric Cooperative members have reported receiving a call from someone claiming to work for the co-op and demanding they pay their electric bill in 30 minutes or be disconnected.


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...


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...