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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...

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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...

Cissy Rucker, director of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses the planned state veterans home during a meeting of the Arkansas Veterans’ Commission Tuesday at the state Capitol. (Rob Moritz photo)

Three communities recommended for new veterans home

Dec 17, 2013 9:54pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state panel Tuesday recommended three communities in Central Arkansas — North Little Rock, Jacksonville and Searcy — as potential sites for a planned new $22 million veterans home...

Dec. 16 deadline slated to enter Jacksonville Fantasy in Lights contest

Dec 12, 2013 3:35pm

The deadline to enter the 2013 Jacksonville Fantasy in Lights Contest is Dec. 16. The contest is open to all Jacksonville city residents where there will be first, second and third place entries....

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Prater announces candidacy for District 11 post on Quorum Court

Dec 12, 2013 3:29pm

Sandra Prater, a former Pulaski County Justice of the Peace and State Representative, announced today her intention to seek the Justice of the Peace District 11 seat as a Democrat. This district...

Watershed Task Force to meet

Dec 11, 2013 6:01am

The Lake Maumelle Watershed Task Force will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Cooperative Extension Service headquarters at 2301 S. University Ave. in Little Rock.

The meeting is open to...

Roger, Debra, and Lauren Talley, also known as the Talley Trio, will be coming to Jacksonville in early January.

Talley Trio to perform in Jacksonville in January

Dec 06, 2013 6:48pm

A nationally-known gospel singing group will be coming to Jacksonville in early January.

The Talley Trio will be ministering at the First Assembly of God in Jacksonville, 221 N. Elm St., on...

Jacksonville man wanted by Sheriff’s Office

Updated: Dec 06, 2013 10:12pm

The PCSO is looking for William W. Chamlee, who was recently seen in the Cabot and Jacksonville areas. Police believe he may be trying to flee to Mexico because of a sighting in Louisiana. Anyone...


Jacksonville policeman shot during drug raid

Nov 27, 2013 6:27pm

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on the web site and has since been updated throughout.

A Jacksonville city police officer was shot last...

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, right, talks with Sen. Joyce Elliott, D-Little Rock, before a recent Legislative Council meeting in which a proposed settlement to end the 1989 desegregation case with three Little Rock-areas was discussed. (Rob Moritz photo)

End of LR school case near, success still being debated

Nov 24, 2013 6:00am

LITTLE ROCK — John Walker, the attorney representing black plaintiffs in the long-running Pulaski County school desegregation case, did not want to use the word “historic” to describe a federal...