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Jacksonville retires McDonald jersey

Apr 24, 2014 4:23pm

Numbers for any sport in high school are rarely retired, but Jacksonville put away the first of two Friday morning at a celebration in the Devil’s Den.

Former Red Devil, University of...

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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...

Jacksonville unemployment rate decreases in August

Nov 22, 2013 11:08pm

The unemployment rate in Jacksonville decreased to 8.3 percent in August, down from 8.5 percent in July, according to preliminary data from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.


Judge gives preliminary approval to deseg settlement

Updated: Nov 22, 2013 4:33pm

A federal judge on Friday gave preliminary approval to a proposed settlement that would end two decades of state payments toward desegregation efforts in Little Rock-area schools.


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2 injured in officer-involved shooting Friday

Updated: Nov 22, 2013 5:01pm

A Jacksonville police officer and a man police are identifying as the suspect were injured in an officer-involved shooting Friday morning in northern Pulaski County.

Mark Lyle Dodson, 53, is...

Bill Barnes, principal of Jacksonville High School, with School Nurse Rosiland Hunter.

Grant Provides AED for new class at Jacksonville High School

Nov 21, 2013 6:02am

Jacksonville High School’s nurse, Rosiland Hunter, was recently awarded a $2,000 grant from Innovation Solutions for Educational Partnerships (ISEP) that will allow the school to purchase an...

Jacksonville doctor joins state’s medical society

Nov 21, 2013 6:00am

Jacksonville family physician, Julian Hernandez, MD, recently joined the Arkansas Medical Society.

“As a society member, Dr. Hernandez is part of a statewide network of over 4,000 Arkansas...

McDaniel: Jacksonville plan can move forward; Sherwood will have to wait

Nov 20, 2013 8:19pm

As the long awaited settlement to the school desegregation case winds its way through the legal system, could that open a path to Maumelle becoming its own school district?

Not yet, and not...

John Walker, attorney for black intervenors in the Pulaski County school case, talks with reporters Tuesday after a federal court hearing on a proposed settlement to end state desegregation payments to the three school districts in the county. (Rob Moritz photo)

Judge sets Friday hearing on proposed deseg settlement

Nov 19, 2013 5:25pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge Tuesday set a Friday hearing with the parties in the Pulaski County school case to discuss a proposed settlement to end more than two decades of state payments to...