Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


  • 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

  • AgDonationPic.tif Donations awarded from annual hay show and sale

    The Agri-Business Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber recently donated funds from the 2013 Annual Hay Show & Sale.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2 life-flighted to hospital after wreck in Rusk

    Two people were life-flighted to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler Monday night after a wreck on FM 347 in Rusk.

    April 2, 2014

  • Thunder in the Pines raises money for child abuse victims

    The 9th Annual Thunder in the Pines was a “huge success” this past weekend, according to local coordinators.

    April 2, 2014

  • Trash-Off slated; TxDOT approves funding for Palestine airport

    The 2014 Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-Off annual cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, April 5 at locations all across Texas including several across East Texas. Volunteers collected more than 7.5 million pounds of trash during last year’s statewide cleanup.

    April 2, 2014

  • Revolution0401.tif ‘Revolution’ hits the rails in Rusk

    For the past two weeks the Texas State Railroad has played host to the hit NBC TV show Revolution.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • JustinMcGowan.tif JHS grad killed in Crockett wreck

    A 27-year-old Jacksonville man died this past weekend when the vehicle he was a passenger in was hit by a truck.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Blaze destroys Jacksonville home

    The Jacksonville Fire Department responded to a house fire in the early morning hours Saturday.

    April 1, 2014

  • GettingMuddyScene.tif Gettin' Muddy: Event draws crowds for ATV competitions

    It's not every outdoor attraction that secretly prays for rain.
    Operators of Mud Creek ATV Park got those prayers answered as muddin' enthusiasts and ATV owners from all over streamed into the off-road park past week as Thursday's drizzly, wet weather helped turn the 600-plus acre park into a bigger, muddier, stickier mess for this year's annual High Lifter Mud Nationals four-wheeler event.

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo