TOP STORY>> Veteran alderman dead at 70

By Rick KronLeader staff writerIN SHORT: Robert Lewis, losing a battle with cancer, served on the Jacksonville City Council for 22 years and had just filed to run again.Jacksonville Alderman Robert L… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your […]

TOP STORY>> PCSSD silent on possible pupil abuse

By John HofheimerLeader staff writerIN SHORT: The PCSSD refuses to comment on allegations that a Jacksonville band teacher choked and hit a young boy in his class and has acted inappropriately with … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know […]

TOP STORY>> Cabot, county in deal

By Joan McCoyLeader staff writerIN SHORT: Lonoke County will help replace some of the city’s old bridges in exchange for help with road building.An ordinance on hold since March to allow the county to… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not […]

TOP STORY>> Judge to decide dispute

By Rick KronLeader staff writerIN SHORT: Sherwood and Jacksonville are at odds over a proposed annexation.Jacksonville’s planning commission has join the city council fighting Sherwood’s plans to an… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login information.

TOP STORY>> More votes show up

By John HofheimerLeader staff writerIN SHORT: Following numerous voting woes and problems with new electronic equipment, the quorum court might appoint a part-time coordinator to assist the electi… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login information.

TOP STORY>> Official implies city may get own district

By John HofheimerLeader staff writerIN SHORT: Jacksonville-area parents got yet another indication Thursday that a long-sought-after Jacksonville School District may be in the cards.Consultant Willia… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login information.

SATURDAY EDITORIAL>> The Lord as your co-pilot

Providence dealt mercifully with Gov. Huckabee last week when one of the twin engines of the Cessna Citation that was ferrying him, his wife, daughter and aides to a political gathering in North Carol… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not […]

OBITUARIES

Annie Bell TuckerAnnie Bell Tucker, 67, of Jacksonville, died June 14.  She was born March 22, 1939, in Liberty to the late William W. and Roxie Taylor Hill.  She was also preceded in death by her hus… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription […]

SPORTS>> Panther Stadium is getting new turf

By Ray BentonLeader sports editorIN SHORT: Meeting held on Wednesday to discuss ways to raise money for new football field surface.There’s now an addendum to the overhaul in progress at Cabot High Sc… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know […]

SPORTS>> Red Devil leading scorer signs with SW Iowa State

By Jason KingLeader sports writerIN SHORT: Jacksonville guard Lavar Neely signed on to continue his basketball career in the Hawkeye state. Jacksonville High School graduate Lavar Neely signed his le… An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription but do not know your login information.