TOP STORY >> Award honors Myers’ legacy

By JONATHAN FELDMAN Leader editor The family of the late Oliver W. (Dub) Myers has established a leadership award for students of Jacksonville, North Pulaski and Lighthouse high schools who are also … 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 >> JP quits quorum court

By JOAN McCOY Leader staff writer Lonoke County District 7 JP Adam Sims turned in his resignation during the Thursday night quorum court meeting, saying that he was unable to effectively represent th… 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 >> ‘Our time is now,’ mayor tells council

By SARAH CAMPBELL Leader staff writer “Our time is now,” Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher said during his state of the city report, which was read at Thursday night’s city council meeting. “There is… 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 […]

EDITORIAL >> New district, new opening

On Sept. 16, almost exactly nine months from today — your typical gestation period, by the way — Jacksonville-area residents can deliver a newborn school district. That’s if the proposed Jacksonville/… 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 […]

SPORTS STORY >> Panthers outpace Lady Pats

By ANN THARP Special to The Leader The Cabot Lady Panthers (10-6, 1-1) picked up their first win in the 7A/6A East on Tuesday night at home, defeating the Marion Lady Patriots (8-4, 1-1) 56-43. The … An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below or click here to request access if you have a subscription […]

SPORTS STORY >> Lonoke pulls away from Marianna

By GRAHAM POWELL Leader sportswriter After a close first half of play in Tuesday’s 4A-2 Conference matchup at the Gina Cox Center, Lonoke separated itself in the second half by getting to the line 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 […]

SPORTS STORY >> Red Devils surge late, beat Falcons

By RAY BENTON Leader sports editor The Jacksonville Red Devils are developing a habit of being in tight games through three quarters and winning handily. That’s what happened on Tuesday when the Red … 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 […]