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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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‘PRAY,’ reads a sign on the broken remnant of a wall at Lifeline Church in Mayflower as Josh Hahn, the church’s music teacher, carries out salvageable items Monday following a Sunday evening tornado. (John Lyon photo)

Deadly tornado rips through Central Arkansas

Apr 28, 2014 6:53pm

LITTLE ROCK — At least 14 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a tornado ripped through central Arkansas on Sunday evening, authorities said Monday.

The Arkansas Department of...

Jacksonville's Clinton McDonald and longtime Jacksonville coach Jerry Wilson Chad Matchett photo

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...

Forty members of the Jacksonville High Art Club attended the Arkansas Young Artist Association State Art Contest on April 16. In addition to having one of the largest groups in attendance, JHS was also one of the most awarded schools present.

Jacksonville art students win numerous awards

Apr 24, 2014 4:15pm

Forty members of the Jacksonville High Art Club attended the Arkansas Young Artist Association State Art Contest on Wednesday, April 16.

In addition to having one of the largest groups in...

Fifteen Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen recently completed a mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near Huehuetenango resulting in approximately 320 villagers receiving electricity for their homes.

Jacksonville man one of Arkansas utility linemen returning home from assisting Guatemalan villages

Apr 24, 2014 4:03pm

Randy Evans of First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville was one of 15 Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen who recently completed a mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near...

Jacksonville police beat

Apr 24, 2014 4:06pm

Jacksonville

Arrests

March 14

Terry Brion, 53, of Jacksonville was arrested on a charge of failure...

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...

Jacksonville police beat

Apr 17, 2014 2:18pm

Jacksonville

Arrests

March 7

Zavier Lewis, 32, of Little Rock was arrested on charges of possession...

15th annual Jacksonville car and truck show slated for April 26

Apr 17, 2014 2:06pm

The 15th annual Jacksonville car and truck show will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 401 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville.

All makes and models are welcome. The event is...

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...