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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 school hosting reading event today

Jan 16, 2014 12:45pm

AR Kids Read will launch the 2014 calendar year by giving away 3,000 books at six elementary schools in Pulaski County; the school selection was based on the concentration of low-income students...

Jacksonville to close city offices on MLK Day

Jan 16, 2014 12:45pm

The City of Jacksonville offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday Jan. 20. All sanitation routes will be picked up one day late. Anyone having questions should...

Jacksonville Chamber sets annual dinner for Feb. 3

Jan 16, 2014 12:44pm

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce announces its annual dinner and silent auction will be held Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Jacksonville Community Center.

Dr. Tom Kimbrell will be this year’s...

Jacksonville police beat

Jan 16, 2014 12:50pm

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Arrests

Dec. 19

Archin Smith, 33, of Jacksonville was arrested on a charge of fleeing...

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel talks with reporters Monday after a federal judge gave final approval to a desegregation agreement to end state desegregation funding to the three school districts in Pulaski County. (Rob Moritz photo)

Judge gives final approval to deseg agreement

Jan 13, 2014 8:34pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge Monday gave final approval to a settlement that will end decades of state desegregation payments to the three school districts in Pulaski County.

U.S. District...

Hearing signals end to Little Rock area school desegregation case

Updated: Feb 19, 2014 1:03pm

A federal court hearing this week could be the last step toward ending two decades of state payments — more than $1 billion so far — to bolster desegregation programs in the three Pulaski County...

Art Teacher and coach Marvin Lindley

Jacksonville murals done by high school students

Jan 09, 2014 1:17pm

The Jacksonville Beautification Committee recently placed three new murals on Main Street in the city. The paintings were completed by students from Jacksonville High School under the direction of...

Christmas collection for Arkansas veterans extended to Feb. 1

Jan 09, 2014 1:18pm

There is still time to assist military veterans and their families in the spirit of the recent holiday season.

The 2013 Christmas collection for Arkansas Veterans has been extended to Feb. 1...

Jacksonville’s Neal achieves safety milestone as truck driver

Jan 09, 2014 1:06pm

In late October, Jacksonville resident Gary Neal was honored for achieving two million miles of safe driving at J.B. Hunt Transport. Neal, a J.B. Hunt truck driver for 18 years, currently drives...

Two Pulaski County nonprofits among grant recipients

Jan 09, 2014 10:00pm

Fifteen nonprofit organizations — including two from Pulaski County — received funds through First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program in December.

Community members on the...