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Jacksonville | Animal Shelter: Beware of buying pups from parking lots

Dec 17, 2014 11:43am

For some people, puppies make great Christmas gifts, especially to for little children.

But a word of warning comes from the Jacksonville Animal Shelter: Beware of people selling puppies in...

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Central Arkansas public housing programs among grant recipients

Apr 15, 2014 9:55pm

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently awarded $16,501,505 to 105 Arkansas public housing authorities to make major large-scale improvements, including several operations in...

Jacksonville Carry Walk to be Easter weekend

Apr 10, 2014 4:58pm

Arkansas Carry will host a Constitutional Carry Walk in Jacksonville on April 19 at 12:30 p.m. Participants will meet and park vehicles in the vacant parking lot just east of the new Wendy’s in...

Jacksonville PD sponsoring drug take back on April 26

Apr 10, 2014 4:52pm

The Jacksonville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are sponsoring a drug take back program on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“It will give the public its...

Jacksonville has plans for two Easter egg hunts

Apr 10, 2014 4:57pm

Two Jacksonville Easter egg hunts are planned during the next several days.

The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 12, at Excell Park....

Quilts foundation looks for a few good volunteers

Apr 03, 2014 4:09pm

For veterans, it is important to feel their service was appreciated.

That is at the heart of a new non-profit organization known as Quilts of Valor Foundation, which has opened up an...

Jacksonville Citizens Police Academy to start Tuesday

Apr 03, 2014 3:22pm

The Jacksonville Police Department will be conducting a Citizens Police Academy beginning on Tuesday. This will be an eight week academy designed to inform citizens on different aspects of law...

Hershey’s Track & Field Games to be Saturday

Apr 03, 2014 2:55pm

On Saturday, the Jacksonville Parks & Recreation and Hershey’s Track & Field Games are sponsoring a Run, Jump & Throw event at Jacksonville High School at 10 a.m. If you are a kid...

UALR students bring home win from Dallas

Apr 03, 2014 2:45pm

Ryan Burton of Jacksonville joined five other University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who took home a first-place win following the 2014 Associated Schools of Construction and TEXO...

Randy Evans of First Electric Cooperative of Jacksonville is one of a group of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen who departed the state this week to continue a mission that the cooperatives began last year to provide electricity to remote Guatemalan villages.

Jacksonville’s Evans bringing electricity to Guatemala

Mar 27, 2014 2:50pm

Randy Evans of First Electric Cooperative of Jacksonville is one of a group of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen who departed the state this week to continue a mission that the...

AUTIS donates funds for Jacksonville kids to receive computer training

Mar 27, 2014 2:20pm

On Feb. 27, the Arkansas Users of Telecommunications and Information Systems (AUTIS) awarded $1,500 to the Connect Arkansas Computers 4 Kids program to aid with the cost of providing technology...