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Central Arkansas public housing programs among grant recipients

Apr 15, 2014 9:55pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded $16,501,505 to 105 Arkansas public housing authorities to make major large-scale improvements, including several operations in...

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St. Vincent Medical Clinic in Lonoke closed due to flooding

Jan 16, 2014 12:47pm

Patients who are used to going to St. Vincent Medical Clinic in Lonoke are being directed now to St. Vincent locations in Jacksonville, Sherwood, North Little Rock or Scott following its temporary...

Jacksonville chamber trap shoot set for March 28

Jan 16, 2014 12:46pm

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a trap shoot fundraiser for March 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Arkansas Game and Fish Jacksonville Shooting Complex.

Proceeds from this...

Jacksonville school hosting reading event today

Jan 16, 2014 12:45pm

AR Kids Read will launch the 2014 calendar year by giving away 3,000 books at six elementary schools in Pulaski County; the school selection was based on the concentration of low-income students...

Jacksonville to close city offices on MLK Day

Jan 16, 2014 12:45pm

The City of Jacksonville offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday Jan. 20. All sanitation routes will be picked up one day late. Anyone having questions should...

Jacksonville Chamber sets annual dinner for Feb. 3

Jan 16, 2014 12:44pm

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce announces its annual dinner and silent auction will be held Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Jacksonville Community Center.

Dr. Tom Kimbrell will be this year’s...

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel talks with reporters Monday after a federal judge gave final approval to a desegregation agreement to end state desegregation funding to the three school districts in Pulaski County. (Rob Moritz photo)

Judge gives final approval to deseg agreement

Jan 13, 2014 8:34pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge Monday gave final approval to a settlement that will end decades of state desegregation payments to the three school districts in Pulaski County.

U.S. District...

Hearing signals end to Little Rock area school desegregation case

Updated: Feb 19, 2014 1:03pm

A federal court hearing this week could be the last step toward ending two decades of state payments — more than $1 billion so far — to bolster desegregation programs in the three Pulaski County...

Art Teacher and coach Marvin Lindley

Jacksonville murals done by high school students

Jan 09, 2014 1:17pm

The Jacksonville Beautification Committee recently placed three new murals on Main Street in the city. The paintings were completed by students from Jacksonville High School under the direction of...

Christmas collection for Arkansas veterans extended to Feb. 1

Jan 09, 2014 1:18pm

There is still time to assist military veterans and their families in the spirit of the recent holiday season.

The 2013 Christmas collection for Arkansas Veterans has been extended to Feb. 1...

Jacksonville’s Neal achieves safety milestone as truck driver

Jan 09, 2014 1:06pm

In late October, Jacksonville resident Gary Neal was honored for achieving two million miles of safe driving at J.B. Hunt Transport. Neal, a J.B. Hunt truck driver for 18 years, currently drives...