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Vote for Jacksonville School District set for September

Jul 29, 2014 2:37pm

In March, the Arkansas Department of Education ordered an election for the creation of a Jacksonville/North Pulaski Area School District and it will be held on Sept. 16.

According to a...

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March Calendar of events at Nixon Library

Mar 06, 2014 12:15pm

March 10, 17, 24 and 31 – Teen Time at 4 p.m. The library will be ‘geeking out’ this month in honor of teen tech week. We will be playing on the computers with programs like Animoto, Gimp, Scratch...

Jacksonville chamber announces ribbon cutting

Feb 27, 2014 11:55am

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 27 scheduled a business after hours and ribbon cutting for an H&R Block office on Feb. 27 at 6 Crestview Plaza in Jacksonville. The event is...

NPHS to present musical on Feb. 28, March 1

Feb 27, 2014 11:55am

The North Pulaski High School Drama Department will be presenting the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Feb. 28 and March 1 for the public. It will be the first musical presented in the...

Jacksonville man wins Thea scholarship

Feb 27, 2014 11:54am

Zachery Ingersoll of Jacksonville won the Dramatic Selection portion of the 2014 Thea Foundation’s performing arts scholarships.

“We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2014...

First Electric warns of scams

Feb 27, 2014 2:33pm

First Electric Cooperative is warning its members to be aware of phone and email scams that could target their money to identities.

In one setup, consumers are threatened with having service...

MAILBAG | Reader speaks against Common Core school curriculum

Feb 27, 2014 11:59am

Dear Editor:

If the central planners and Progressive bureaucrats get their way, teaching the Constitution to American schoolchildren will be a thing of the past.

Common Core is...

The rural road where Huff found Scott Munholland lying in a ditch with breathing problems.

Huff uses CPR to save life

Feb 20, 2014 9:27am

When Senior Airman William Huff learned CPR as part of his Air Force Reserve training, he never dreamed he’d use that knowledge within a month to save a man’s life - twice.

Huff, a member of...

Military Museum plans fundraiser, dinner for March 8

Feb 20, 2014 9:20am

The Jacksonville Museum of Military History will be holding a fundraising dinner and auction on Saturday, March 8, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Community Center.

Funds raised...

Trails for Life hearings to be held this Friday

Feb 20, 2014 9:20am

The Trails for Life Grants Advisory Committee will hold a meeting and conduct the Trails for Life Grant hearings on Friday, Feb. 21, in Jacksonville.

The committee will meet with the Outdoor...

Man accused in child-porn case pleads not guilty

Feb 14, 2014 5:12pm

A Clinton man accused of 41 counts of child pornography pleaded not guilty in Van Buren County Circuit Court on Monday.

Nicholas Derose, 42, has been charged with distribution/possessing/...