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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: 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.


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...

Jacksonville: Junior Citizens Police Academy to be conducted June 22-26

Jun 03, 2015 8:05am

The Jacksonville Police Department will be conducting its fifth Junior Citizens Police Academy the week of June 22 through June 26. This is a five-day academy designed especially for kids from...

Command of the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base changed hands in a ceremony Wednesday morning. Lt.Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, commander 18th Air Force (left), hands the 19 AW guidon to new commander Col. Charles E. Brown signifying the transfer of authority. Col. Patrick J. Rhatigan, right, who has commanded the wing for two years, will be retiring. Photo Ed Galucki

New commander at Little Rock Air Force Base

May 27, 2015 4:54pm

Command of the 19th Airlift Wing Black Knights at Little Rock Air Force Base transferred hands in a in a change-of-command ceremony held Wednesday.

Lt.Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, commander...

Jacksonville: Champions of Academic Excellence dinner held

May 26, 2015 6:47am

Members of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, local community leaders and education leaders, recently held the 4th Annual Champions of Academic Excellence Dinner.


Jacksonville: Council modifies flood damage prevention program

May 25, 2015 3:11pm

The Jacksonville City Council on May 21 voted to amend an ordinance to modify the city’s flood damage prevention program.

“The Jacksonville Planning Commission and City Council have reviewed...

Jacksonville: Council gets April animal adoptions report

May 20, 2015 12:15pm

Slightly more cats than dogs were adopted out from the Jacksonville animal shelter during the month of April, according to a report issued to the Jacksonville City Council earlier in May....