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Baptist Health helicopter to assist with mock accident at Jacksonville High on April 24

Apr 17, 2014 2:08pm

Complete with realistic accident victims and help from the local law enforcement, Baptist Health MedFlight, the health care systems’ air ambulance, will be conducting its Prom Night educational...

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Military pension cut sparks partisan fight in Senate

Feb 10, 2014 6:09pm

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans clashed Monday over military pension benefits in what has become the latest conflict in the heated Arkansas race for U.S. Senate.

The Senate opened...

Jacksonville FOP works on upcoming fundraiser

Feb 06, 2014 11:02pm

The Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police is currently holding its upcoming annual fundraiser.

Jacksonville residents and businesses are being contacted for sponsorships. The FOP is...

Griffin seeks protection for military commissaries

Feb 07, 2014 8:40pm

WASHINGTON — Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock, launched a preemptive strike Wednesday to protect military commissaries from the budget axe.

Griffin filed legislation that would essentially...

ACT test centers to be closed Saturday due to weather

Updated: Feb 07, 2014 1:52pm

Due to inclement weather, all Pulaski County Special School District ACT Test Centers in Jacksonville High, Maumelle High, Mills High, North Pulaski High and Sylvan Hills High schools will be...

Fletcher said Jacksonville will move forward despite trying times

Feb 06, 2014 12:40pm

Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher said today’s times are not the best; but he believes the citizenry expects its leaders to forge ahead.

Fletcher’s comments were made in January when he gave...

Fletcher: 2013 was a groundbreaking year for Jacksonville

Feb 06, 2014 1:08pm

There is a new day a dawning for Jacksonville, according to Mayor Gary Fletcher.

Fletcher’s words came out during his State of the City Address to the City Council in January. The mayor said...

CADC office accepting applications for LIHEAP utility assistance

Feb 06, 2014 10:59pm

Central Arkansas Development Council is accepting applications for the regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance in Pulaski County.

Regular Low Income...

Jacksonville police beat

Feb 06, 2014 1:10pm



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Darnell McClain, 42, of Jacksonville, was arrested on charges of violating a protection order and no proof of insurance after police performed a...

Fletcher reflects on school developments of 2013

Feb 06, 2014 12:39pm

Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher said a very significant event which took place last year was progress made on the school desegregation case.

Fletcher’s comments were made in January during...

Former Jacksonville resident/business owner publishes book

Jan 30, 2014 3:28pm

Former Jacksonville resident Marnie Robertson’s new book, “Mask Among The Bones”, has been released and is now available In both e-book and print format.

Having an interest in both...