Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

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  • Texas man executed for slaying woman

    A Dallas-area man was executed Thursday for the robbery and slaying of a woman who was attacked while delivering food to his parents' home in 2003.

    March 29, 2014

  • Cherokee County arrests: March 18-24

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

    March 29, 2014

  • Foul play suspected in disappearance of 28-year-old man

    Jacksonville police officials suspect foul play in the disappearance of a man reported missing in January.

    March 29, 2014

  • TomatoRepublicPoster.tif ‘Tomato Republic’ slated for first public screening

    Dallas will soon get a front row seat to Jacksonville politics.
    A film focused on the 2013 Jacksonville mayoral race will have its first public screening in April.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • H.O.P.E. helps feed area children, provides other services

    Helping Others Pursue Enrichment is more than just a clearing house for services, it imparts that very spirit its acronym spells out: Hope.
    “I like H.O.P.E.'s goal of giving a hand up, not just a hand out,” said Nancy Washburn, who is part of the organization's board of directors.

    March 28, 2014

  • JC’s theater department slates production at new arts center

    The Jacksonville College theater department will mark its 15th anniversary by being the first to claim the former Joe Wright Elementary school as its venue.

    March 28, 2014

  • Lakeshore Drive wreck kills 1

    Jacksonville police officials are investigating a one-vehicle wreck that killed a 26-year-old man.

    March 27, 2014

  • ChessMAIN.tif Checkmate: After-school club draws JHS students

    A new after-school club at the local high school has drawn the attention of approximately 40 students interested in one of the world's most popular board games: Chess.
    “I think most of the students genuinely like to play chess or they hope to improve their chess skills, while some kids attend for social reasons,” said Jacksonville High School math teacher Larry Richmond.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Events create crowded roads

    The streets are crowded this week and will continue to be congested throughout the weekend with two big events taking place in Jacksonville – the Mud Creek Mud Nationals and Thunder in the Pines.

    March 27, 2014

  • MudNationals Mud Nationals kick off; Uncle Kracker on lineup

    Folks are already seeing parking lots of full of big trucks and trailers full of ATVs … a sure sign of the Mud Creek Mud Nationals.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo