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Hearts & Hooves receives $1,000 from First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program. Pictured, from left, are Operation Round-Up Chairman Reedie Ray, Hearts & Hooves Executive Director Liz Marg and First Electric work order clerk Mark Ureña, who volunteers at the therapeutic riding center.

First Electric members help support local nonprofits

Aug 14, 2014 4:35pm

Fourteen local nonprofit organizations received donations in July thanks to members who participate in First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program. The Operation Round-Up Board of...

Support Group to meet

Aug 13, 2014 4:49pm
Col. James Dryjanski, (right) assumes command of the 314th Airlift Wing with the transfer of the Wing colors from Maj. Gen. Michael Keltz, director of Intelligence, Operations and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Education and Training Commandder. The change of command ceremony was held Thursday, July 31, at Little Rock Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Regina Agoha)

Command change for wing

Aug 05, 2014 3:57pm

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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...

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...

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...

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/...

Hawkins named membership director for Jacksonville Chamber

Feb 13, 2014 6:01am

Jody Hawkins has been named Membership Director of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.

Her primary responsibilities will include developing and implementing programs to benefit Chamber...

Hawkins named membership director for Jacksonville Chamber

Feb 13, 2014 6:01am

Jody Hawkins has been named Membership Director of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.

Her primary responsibilities will include developing and implementing programs to benefit Chamber...

New chairman wants Jacksonville chamber to be moving forward

Feb 13, 2014 6:00am

The 2014 Chairman of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce says he wants to see the organization move forward in a positive direction this year.

“I am looking forward to serving this year as...

Supporters of Roby, the Jacksonville Police Department’s K-9 Unit, say it is time for him to retire. His supporters are holding a fundraiser on Sunday.

Fundraiser being held in Jacksonville for ‘Roby’

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 8:47pm

One of the advantages of having a career in law enforcement is the retirement benefits.

But one faithful Jacksonville law enforcement professional isn’t really interested in money. He would...