District sees 58 children receive first shot at clinic

A total of 99 shots were given Friday afternoon during a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Bobby Lester Elementary School in Jacksonville.

Health officials inoculated 58 children between ages five and 11 at Friday afternoon’s clinic at Jacksonville-North Pulaski’s Bobby G. Lester Elementary School, according Superintendent Jeremy Owoh. In addition, 35 booster shots were given to adults and six others received their first doses. A second-dose clinic is set for Dec. 10. “I was encouraged and surprised with the number of participants […]

NLR in semifinals at Bryant

Charging Wildcat coach says team hasn't played its best yet

The North Little Rock football team is limping into its sixth-straight semifinal game, but into its sixth-straight semifinal game it goes. The Charging Wildcats rode the strength of a phenomenal defensive effort to beat Bentonville 24-21 in the quarterfinals last week. Now they must travel the much shorter distance to take on the great nemesis and three-time defending state champion […]

Heritage rallies to beat Titans

Titan coach patient with all new team

The young and almost entirely new Jacksonville basketball team learned a hard lesson in its first outing against live competition on Saturday. The Titans led senior-laden, 7A Rogers Heritage by 14 points with three minutes to go, but ended up losing the benefit game 63-62 at Titan Arena. Jacksonville had led almost the entire game, but didn’t make free throws […]