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  • Court date set for JP hearing

    A court date has been reset to April 28 for a hearing of a petition by a local primary candidate in an upcoming Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace race.

    April 11, 2014

  • Luncheon to include update on Lake Columbia

    Updates on the proposed Lake Columbia will be the topic at the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce luncheon.  
    Kelly Holcomb, general manager for Angelina Neches River Authority, will provide updated information on the proposed Lake Columbia between Jackson-ville and New Summerfield.

    April 11, 2014

  • KiwanisDrive.tif Kiwanis Club collects 2,000 pounds of food

    Kiwanis members serve their communities all year long. But the excitement for service really builds in April each year when Kiwanis members come together for Kiwanis One Day – a day of community service that is felt around the world.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Several topics reviewed at council meeting

    Property footage, street closures and scheduling a date to canvass the upcoming municipal election were discussed Tuesday during the Jacksonville City Council meeting.

    April 10, 2014

  • Ex-Jacksonville PD officer wins award

    A former Jacksonville Police Department detective recently received an award with his new department.
    Ray Sorrell was named the Pasadena Police Officer of the Year by American Legion Post 521.

    April 10, 2014

  • 3 injured, 2 cited in Wells fight

    Three Church of Wells members were injured Saturday when attacked by two men during the annual Well's Homecoming Day parade, according to officials.

    April 9, 2014

  • Council cancels meeting, faces election deadline

    A last-minute cancelation of Tuesday's city council meeting in Cuney, due to a lack of quorum, doesn't appear to be anything new, according to the past history of the council.

    April 9, 2014

  • Walk A Mile In Her Shoes set for April 12 in Jacksonville

    The streets of downtown Jacksonville will soon be filled with the pitter-patter of very big feet.
    Walk A Mile In Her Shoes takes place this Saturday as more than 35 men from our community walk one mile through downtown in high heels to bring awareness to crimes against women.

    April 9, 2014

  • City offers trash cans to offset new ordinance

    Jacksonville residents not adhering to the new trash ordinance passed in February, may soon receive a notification from the city.

    April 9, 2014

  • GrowerAward.tif Brookshire Grocery Co. honors local growers with appreciation luncheon

    A Tyler-based grocery chain Brookshire Grocery Co. today hosted its first ever Local Growers Appreciation Luncheon recognizing farmers who help supply produce to BGC stores throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo