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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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Jacksonville police beat

Jan 30, 2014 3:30pm


Dec. 26

Bailey Weathers, 20, of Jacksonville, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana after police observed someone driving a vehicle with a defective right...

This map by the Arkansas Forestry Commission shows the burn bans in Arkansas as of 7:30 p.m. Monday. (

50 Arkansas counties now under burn bans

Jan 27, 2014 7:29pm

LITTLE ROCK — Burns bans are now in effect in 50 counties and outdoor burning is strongly discouraged across the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission said Monday.

The commission said 48...

Jacksonville’s Hopper becomes secretary of Automotive Recyclers Association

Jan 23, 2014 8:49am

Professional Automotive Recycler R.D. Hopper, Sonny’s Auto Salvage, Jacksonville, was welcomed as Secretary of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) at the 70th Annual ARA Convention &...

Jacksonville police beat

Jan 23, 2014 9:06am



Dec. 22

Billy Moore, 27, of North Little Rock was arrested on a charge of third...

Jacksonville man taken into custody in Missouri

Jan 23, 2014 8:51am

William Chamlee of Jacksonville was taken into custody on Jan. 12 at approximately 5 a.m. along with his girlfriend Tracy Green. They were in a motel room at Miller’s Motor City Lodge in Wapello,...

Burn bans declared in 19 counties

Jan 21, 2014 9:37pm

LITTLE ROCK – High winds, low humidity and mild temperatures have contributed to an increase in wildfires across the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission said Tuesday, adding that county judges...

MLK Empowerment Summit, Carnival will be held Monday in Jacksonville

Jan 16, 2014 12:51pm

The state’s Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, Jacksonville National Association of Colored People, and the City of Jacksonville a Martin Luther King Community Empowerment Summit and...

Jacksonville police officer presented with vest following shooting

Jan 16, 2014 12:52pm

On Jan. 9, a SafariLand representative visited the Jacksonville Police Department to present Officer Jerry Keefer with a new bullet resistant vest. This stems from when Officer Keefer was shot and...

St. Vincent Medical Clinic in Lonoke closed due to flooding

Jan 16, 2014 12:47pm

Patients who are used to going to St. Vincent Medical Clinic in Lonoke are being directed now to St. Vincent locations in Jacksonville, Sherwood, North Little Rock or Scott following its temporary...

Jacksonville chamber trap shoot set for March 28

Jan 16, 2014 12:46pm

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a trap shoot fundraiser for March 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Arkansas Game and Fish Jacksonville Shooting Complex.

Proceeds from this...