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Fifteen Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen recently completed a mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near Huehuetenango resulting in approximately 320 villagers receiving electricity for their homes.

Jacksonville man one of Arkansas utility linemen returning home from assisting Guatemalan villages

Apr 24, 2014 4:03pm

Randy Evans of First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville was one of 15 Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen who recently completed a mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near...

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Hawkins named membership director for Jacksonville Chamber

Feb 13, 2014 6:01am

Jody Hawkins has been named Membership Director of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.

Her primary responsibilities will include developing and implementing programs to benefit Chamber...

New chairman wants Jacksonville chamber to be moving forward

Feb 13, 2014 6:00am

The 2014 Chairman of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce says he wants to see the organization move forward in a positive direction this year.

“I am looking forward to serving this year as...

Supporters of Roby, the Jacksonville Police Department’s K-9 Unit, say it is time for him to retire. His supporters are holding a fundraiser on Sunday.

Fundraiser being held in Jacksonville for ‘Roby’

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 8:47pm

One of the advantages of having a career in law enforcement is the retirement benefits.

But one faithful Jacksonville law enforcement professional isn’t really interested in money. He would...

Jacksonville FOP works on upcoming fundraiser

Feb 06, 2014 11:02pm

The Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police is currently holding its upcoming annual fundraiser.

Jacksonville residents and businesses are being contacted for sponsorships. The FOP is...

ACT test centers to be closed Saturday due to weather

Updated: Feb 07, 2014 1:52pm

Due to inclement weather, all Pulaski County Special School District ACT Test Centers in Jacksonville High, Maumelle High, Mills High, North Pulaski High and Sylvan Hills High schools will be...

Fletcher said Jacksonville will move forward despite trying times

Feb 06, 2014 12:40pm

Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher said today’s times are not the best; but he believes the citizenry expects its leaders to forge ahead.

Fletcher’s comments were made in January when he gave...

Fletcher: 2013 was a groundbreaking year for Jacksonville

Feb 06, 2014 1:08pm

There is a new day a dawning for Jacksonville, according to Mayor Gary Fletcher.

Fletcher’s words came out during his State of the City Address to the City Council in January. The mayor said...

CADC office accepting applications for LIHEAP utility assistance

Feb 06, 2014 10:59pm

Central Arkansas Development Council is accepting applications for the regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance in Pulaski County.

Regular Low Income...

Fletcher reflects on school developments of 2013

Feb 06, 2014 12:39pm

Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher said a very significant event which took place last year was progress made on the school desegregation case.

Fletcher’s comments were made in January during...

Former Jacksonville resident/business owner publishes book

Jan 30, 2014 3:28pm

Former Jacksonville resident Marnie Robertson’s new book, “Mask Among The Bones”, has been released and is now available In both e-book and print format.

Having an interest in both...