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Jacksonville | Race is on between former police chief, incumbent mayor

Oct 29, 2014 11:09am

Jacksonville voters will choose on Nov. 4 between an incumbent mayor and a former police chief about who they would like to lead the city for the next four years.

Incumbent Gary Fletcher is...

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Baptist Health helicopter to assist with mock accident at Jacksonville High on April 24

Apr 17, 2014 2:08pm

Complete with realistic accident victims and help from the local law enforcement, Baptist Health MedFlight, the health care systems’ air ambulance, will be conducting its Prom Night educational...

15th annual Jacksonville car and truck show slated for April 26

Apr 17, 2014 2:06pm

The 15th annual Jacksonville car and truck show will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 401 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville.

All makes and models are welcome. The event is...

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...

Jacksonville Carry Walk to be Easter weekend

Apr 10, 2014 4:58pm

Arkansas Carry will host a Constitutional Carry Walk in Jacksonville on April 19 at 12:30 p.m. Participants will meet and park vehicles in the vacant parking lot just east of the new Wendy’s in...

Jacksonville PD sponsoring drug take back on April 26

Apr 10, 2014 4:52pm

The Jacksonville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are sponsoring a drug take back program on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“It will give the public its...

Jacksonville has plans for two Easter egg hunts

Apr 10, 2014 4:57pm

Two Jacksonville Easter egg hunts are planned during the next several days.

The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 12, at Excell Park....

Quilts foundation looks for a few good volunteers

Apr 03, 2014 4:09pm

For veterans, it is important to feel their service was appreciated.

That is at the heart of a new non-profit organization known as Quilts of Valor Foundation, which has opened up an...

Jacksonville Citizens Police Academy to start Tuesday

Apr 03, 2014 3:22pm

The Jacksonville Police Department will be conducting a Citizens Police Academy beginning on Tuesday. This will be an eight week academy designed to inform citizens on different aspects of law...

Hershey’s Track & Field Games to be Saturday

Apr 03, 2014 2:55pm

On Saturday, the Jacksonville Parks & Recreation and Hershey’s Track & Field Games are sponsoring a Run, Jump & Throw event at Jacksonville High School at 10 a.m. If you are a kid...

UALR students bring home win from Dallas

Apr 03, 2014 2:45pm

Ryan Burton of Jacksonville joined five other University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who took home a first-place win following the 2014 Associated Schools of Construction and TEXO...