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Little Rock Air Force Base turns 60 this Friday

Oct 06, 2015 11:54am

This Friday marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, a milestone that has many in the central Arkansas area remembering its long and successful...

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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....

Jacksonville: Council approves agreement with Windstorm

May 13, 2015 11:51am

The Jacksonville City Council on May 7 adopted an ordinance that revised the city’s franchise agreement for fiber optic cable, data management, digital information services with Windsteam...

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church to have dedication

May 13, 2015 12:58pm

Dedication of the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church’s Curtis A. Green Community Life Center, 1026 Ray Road, Jacksonville, will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 14.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church...

Jacksonville-North Pulaski School District welcomes its first permanent superintendent

May 06, 2015 1:55pm

Supporters of the Jacksonville-North Pulaski School District on May 4 welcomed the district’s first permanent superintendent in veteran educator Tony Wood.

Wood will take on his new role...

Bob Williams, right, accepts his award from Aaron Benzing, AWW&WEA president.

Jacksonville’s Williams honored

May 05, 2015 8:47am

Bob Williams, an engineering construction manager for Jacksonville Wastewater, is this year’s recipient of the Arkansas Water Environment Association’s Wastewater Collection System Award. The...

LRAFB craftsman receives maintenance award

Apr 29, 2015 11:44am

Each year the Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award is given to an outstanding Air Force maintenance individual who demonstrates exceptional job performance, efficiency, knowledge and Airmanship.



Wall, Goings honored by Allstate

Apr 28, 2015 8:15am

As business leaders and involved citizens in the Jacksonville area, two Allstate agency owners have been designated as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2015 – J. Mark Goings and Steven Wall.