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Jacksonville: First Electric members fund donations to nonprofits

May 17, 2016 8:35am

First Electric Cooperative’s member-supported Operation Round-Up program awarded $15,000 to 14 local organizations in April.

Members who enroll in Operation Round-Up volunteer to have their...

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Community Center offering holiday membership discount

Dec 09, 2015 12:23pm

Jacksonville Parks and Recreation is offering a 10-percent discount on most memberships at the Jacksonville Community Center.

To get the discount, memberships must be purchased by Dec. 18;...

Crime Watch

Dec 09, 2015 11:46am


Police searching for firearm

The Jacksonville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a Bushmaster AR-15 that was stolen from a vehicle around the...

Alzeheimer’s caregiver group to meet

Dec 09, 2015 11:17am

Alzheimer’s Arkansas, has an affiliated caregiver support group holding regular monthly meetings in Jacksonville

The group will meet every 2nd Monday at the Esther D Nixon Library, 703 W...


Jacksonville: K-9 ‘Trixie’ retires from police force

Dec 02, 2015 11:41am

The Jacksonville Police Department on Nov. 20 saw one of its finest retire as K-9 Officer “Trixie” served on her last day on the police force.

According to a release issued by the...

Jacksonville: Animal Shelter continues efforts to adopt out homeless pets

Dec 02, 2015 11:33am

The labor of love at the Jacksonville Animal Shelter continues this holiday season in the seemingly never-ending battle of finding good homes for homeless dogs and cats.

The animal shelter...

Crime Watch

Dec 02, 2015 11:36am


Police look for credit card scammer

Jacksonville police are trying to find an unidentified middle aged African American woman who is believed to be involved in the...

Jacksonville: Community Theater to present Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Nov 23, 2015 5:05pm

The Community Theater of Jacksonville will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Dec. 11-12 and Dec. 18-19 at Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School, 251 N. 1st St.

Showtimes will be at 7:...

Jacksonville gears up for the upcoming holiday season

Nov 18, 2015 11:18am

The holidays of Thanks giving and Christmas will soon be here and the community of Jacksonville has planned several events.

The first is this weekend’s 2015 Holiday Craft and Gift Sale


Crime Watch

Nov 18, 2015 11:26am


Jacksonville to test fire hydrants

Jacksonville will be testing fire hydrants through Dec. 6 which may cause sediment to move through the water mains. According to a city...

Jacksonville: Council amends its privilege license requirements ordinance

Nov 11, 2015 12:17pm

The Jacksonville City Council on Nov. 5 voted to amend its business privilege license requirements ordinance.

“After several meetings and research, the city council’s committee prepared the...