Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


  • 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

  • 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

  • Paper ballots still on tap for runoff

    Although other Texas counties have suspended use of paper ballots for elections, Cherokee County will continue to use paper ballots, according to County Elections Administrator Shannon Cornelius.

    April 5, 2014

  • Cherokee County arrest: March 25-31

    The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.

    April 5, 2014

  • Catfish Tourney.tif Casting a line for catfish

    Cast a net over East Texas, and you'll discover numerous bass fishing tournaments held throughout the year.
    Inspired by those events, one local businessman has launched a similar venture – featuring catfish.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hearing set in claim by JP candidate

    An April 11 court date has been set for a petition hearing filed by a local primary candidate in an upcoming Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace race.
    However, one of the defendants in the lawsuit has requested a continuance.

    April 4, 2014

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