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At the Arkansas Board of Education meeting Thursday, August 13, 2015, Tony Wood, left, superintendent of the newly formed Jacksonville North Pulaski School District, and Jerry Guess, Pulaski County Special School District superintendent, deliver an agreement outlining the details of the formation of the new district. The agreement was given approval by the board. (Dale Ellis photo)

Board OK’s Pulaski County Special School District split

Aug 18, 2015 11:16am

The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday OK’d a plan to form the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District after voters last year, by a 95 percent majority, voted to split from the Pulaski...

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Jacksonville | City reports animal four bite cases during October

Dec 03, 2014 2:00pm

Jacksonville animal control officers reported four animal bite cases during the month of October, according to a report filed with the Jacksonville City Council during its late November meeting....

Jacksonville | City adopts court fine increase to defray costs

Nov 25, 2014 8:35am

The Jacksonville City Council on Nov. 20 voted to adopt an ordinance to levy a $20 fine for anyone who pays a traffic or misdemeanor-related offense.

The purpose of the fine is to help...

Spelling Bee next Tuesday

Nov 24, 2014 2:44pm

The Northwood Middle School Spelling Bee will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville. Twenty-five students will compete for a spot in the Pulaski County...

Jacksonville | New School Board holds first meeting

Updated: Mar 18, 2015 11:43pm

The Jacksonville-North Pulaski area of Pulaski County took a major step forward Monday afternoon in separating itself from the Pulaski County Special School District.

The Jacksonville-North...

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Jacksonville’s Yoder to perform at Carnegie Hall

Nov 19, 2014 11:38am

Dustin Yoder, a Jacksonville resident and student at Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School, has been selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. He will...

Despite support from Gov. Mike Beebe and former President Bill Clinton, Pat Hays lost his Congressional bid on Tuesday night. Hays served six terms as mayor of North Little Rock before retiring and then running for Congress.

Election Roundup | Results favor GOP state-wide, whilewins go to Dems locally

Updated: Mar 18, 2015 11:43pm

The 2014 municipal elections in the cities of North Little Rock and Jacksonville resulted in all incumbents returning to for another term.

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In North Little Rock, for...

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...

Jacksonville | Water quuality report issued

Oct 15, 2014 1:24pm

For anyone wanting to know the quality of Jacksonville’s drinking water, the Jacksonville Water Works Utility has published report on water quality for 2013. Sometime next year, a similar report...

Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Preservation Society to present Heritage Day and Living History Event

Oct 15, 2014 2:10pm

The 2nd Annual Heritage Day and Living History Event plus, an Ol’ Time Political Rally will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hwy. 161 South First Street in Jacksonville

The...

Wedding bells for Jacksonville couple

Updated: Mar 18, 2015 11:43pm

FORT SMITH — At first glance, the wedding held in an expansive Fort Smith back yard this past Saturday evening was a normal, classic Arkansas country ceremony.

The hay bales with planks of...