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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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Jacksonville Air Force officer indicted on child pornography charges

May 08, 2014 8:00pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Jacksonville Air Force officer has been indicted on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography, the U.S. attorney’s office said Thursday.

A federal grand jury...

Jacksonville police beat

May 08, 2014 2:18pm

Jacksonville

Arrests

March 15

Kayla Greer, 25, of Jacksonville was arrested on a charge of shoplifting after police were dispatched to the...

Tornado relief will receive CALS fines

May 08, 2014 1:52pm

The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will donate any fines collected for overdue books through May 12 to assist residents who were affected by the April 27 tornadoes throughout our state....

President Barack Obama comments on the impact of the April 27 tornado during a visit to Vilonia on Wednesday. Looking on, from left, are Vilonia Mayor James Firestone, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Gov. Mike Beebe and U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock. (Chad Day/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Pool)

Obama views Arkansas tornado’s destruction

May 07, 2014 6:13pm

LITTLE ROCK — In his first trip to the state since taking office, President Barack Obama on Wednesday toured areas of central Arkansas devastated by last week’s EF4 tornado and said he is...

Pulaski County Youth Services receives $10,000

May 01, 2014 3:31pm

On April 23, the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD) presented Pulaski County Youth Services with a $10,000 check for the PCYS ACT Prep Program and the PCYS Summer Music...

Jacksonville Police conclude its local texting crackdown

May 01, 2014 3:06pm

The message was clear: from April 10-15, law enforcement agencies across the country were cracking down on motorists who drive and text as part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. High-...

Free event on Arkansas history is Saturday

May 01, 2014 3:04pm

A free symposium on Arkansas in the 1800s will be held Saturday at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History to help people better understand the historical events that have shaped the state in...

Jacksonville police beat

May 01, 2014 3:26pm

Jacksonville

Arrests

March 15

Eric Waddell, 53, of Jacksonville was arrested on a charge of public...

Jacksonville chamber plans April events

Apr 30, 2014 6:00am

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce has planned several events for the month of April, including:

April 8 — Keep Jacksonville Beautiful meeting at 11:30 a.m. in the chamber board room;

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Cotton, left; Pryor, right.

Cotton seeks civilian defense cuts; Pryor says plan could hurt LRAFB

Apr 29, 2014 5:25pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, has co-sponsored legislation calling on the Pentagon to cut its civilian workforce by 15 percent over the next five years — a move Sen. Mark Pryor...