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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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Two Pulaski County nonprofits among grant recipients

Jan 09, 2014 10:00pm

Fifteen nonprofit organizations — including two from Pulaski County — received funds through First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program in December.

Community members on the...

Statewide, Pulaski County home sales down in November

Jan 07, 2014 10:47pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in November decreased by nearly 3 percent compared with a year earlier, while the number of homes sold in Pulaski County decreased 8 percent...

Commission approves land exchange on Bayou Meto

Jan 02, 2014 6:00am

A land exchange to provide additional acres for public access on Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area was approved recently by commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. In its...

Jacksonville’s Fletcher named 2014 Metroplan secretary

Jan 02, 2014 6:01am

Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher has been named secretary to the Metroplan 2014 Board of Directors.

The announcement was made recently as Metroplan elected its Board Officers for 2014 at its...

Jacksonville child nearly drowns in local pond

Jan 02, 2014 6:01am

A 12-year-old child nearly drowned on Friday at about 2:32 p.m. after falling into a pond adjacent to 8105 Old Tom Box Road in Jacksonville.

Upon arrival, Deputy Michael Woody of the Pulaski...

PCYS hopes for donations to help with 2014 programs

Jan 02, 2014 6:01am

While the holiday season has just passed, Pulaski County Youth Services is hoping the hearts of local residents will still be in a generous and giving attitude.

Charles Mobley, director of...

MAILBAG | Letter to the Editor

Jan 02, 2014 6:01am

Dear Editor

Let us hope the latest Arkansas political ethics scandals have finally abated. Of course the biggest fish in this ethics barrel is a Republican, Lt. Governor Mark Darr, who is...

January deadline for farmers, landowners for watershed conservation

Dec 23, 2013 7:13pm

Farmers and landowners in the approved watershed for portions of Jefferson, Lonoke and Pulaski counties in Arkansas have until Jan. 17 to submit applications to receive financial assistance to...

Attempted Aggravated Robbery resulting in a Jacksonville homicide

Dec 19, 2013 12:17pm

On Sunday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Jacksonville Police arrested Lerome Deshawn Kelley, 19, who has no fixed address, in reference to the homicide that occurred on Dec. 13 in the 600 Block of...

City of Jacksonville announces Holiday sanitation schedule

Dec 19, 2013 11:49am

The City of Jacksonville offices will be closed in observance of Christmas Dec. 24 and 25. Monday’s route will be picked up as normal. All other Sanitation routes will be picked up two days late...