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  1. Surplus cash back to state, judge ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Almost $969,800 in state economic-development funding that would have paid for new restrooms in Ward's baseball park, an electric generator for the Cabot animal shelter, a jail in England and books for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program in Pulaski County, among other things, must be returned to public coffers, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled on Tuesday. But one-third of it -- $323,267 -- must go to pay the legal expenses of Mike Wilson of Jacksonville who brought the lawsuit that led to the high-court ruling that legislators had illegally funded the program out of the state General Improvement Fund, the judge said.

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  2. Sig Sauer Introduces New Varmint & Predator Elite Performance AmmunitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AmmoLand

    ... SAUER Elite Performance Ammunition is manufactured by SIG SAUER at its new ammunition manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas to the same exacting standards as the company's premium pistols and rifles. For more information, click here . SIG ...

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  3. Initiative partners Air Force, schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | NWAonline

    Facing future recruitment and retention shortfalls, the U.S. Air Force is experimenting with a new approach, and Arkansas is one of its first targets. The Air Force wants to collaborate with secondary schools and colleges near installations like Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville.

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  4. Work set along U.S. 67/167 from Jacksonville to CabotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | NWAonline

    A $79.2 million project to widen U.S. 67/167 from Jacksonville to Cabot will require a series of lane closings and modifications to two on-ramps beginning today and lasting throughout the week, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Lanes on U.S. 67/167 and the northbound frontage road will be closed at various times, weather permitting.

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  5. Prosecutors say Japan fight nearly killed man; trial to be held in Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | NWAonline

    Newly filed court documents say a former Jacksonville man who has been indicted in Arkansas in a 2016 fight in a restaurant on an American Air Force base in Japan nearly killed one of three U.S. airmen with whom he fought. Rodrigo Pineda Gomez, whose wife is a U.S. Air Force major based on Misawa Air Base in Japan, was indicted this month in the Eastern District of Arkansas on one count of attempted voluntary manslaughter and three counts of assault by striking, beating or wounding.

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  6. Authorities in central Arkansas find 2 bodies at trailer park in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | NWAonline

    Jacksonville police on Thursday were investigating an apparent murder-suicide after two people were found dead, according to an agency spokesman. Authorities were notified of the deaths midday Thursday, and a child was at the residence when the deaths occurred, according to police spokesman April Kiser.

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  7. Grief and anger as Florida prepares to bury victims of school massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    ... location or true identity" of the person behind the message, Robert Lasky, special agent in charge of the FBI's Jacksonville office, told reporters. YouTube ultimately removed the material in question, and the FBI's inquiry was dropped until the ...

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  8. Ex-Arkansan charged over brawl in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | NWAonline

    A bar fight at a U.S. air base in Japan has resulted in a former Arkansan facing charges of attempted manslaughter and assault in federal court in Little Rock. On Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Beth Deere presided over a teleconferenced plea and arraignment in which Rodgrigo Pineda Gomez, formerly of Jacksonville, asked to be released until his Arkansas trial stemming from a Feb. 6 indictment handed up by a federal grand jury in Little Rock.

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  9. Jacksonville man gets 25 years for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | NWAonline

    A 43-year-old Jacksonville man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after admitting he accessed child pornography over the Internet. Shawn Daniel Wright, who has no prior criminal record, pleaded guilty to five counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Tuesday.

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  10. U.S. 67/167 work to shut some lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Arkansas Online

    Work on a $79.2 million project to widen a section of U.S. 67/167 from Jacksonville to Cabot will require a series of lane closings and ramp modifications beginning Monday and lasting throughout the week, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said.

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  11. Schools-in-court testimony endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | NWAonline

    A five-day hearing on whether the Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District is entitled to be released from federal court supervision on staffing practices and facility plans ended Friday with the judge's pledge to make a prompt decision. "I like when I can to rule from the bench, but I cannot do that here," U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. told representatives of the district and the Joshua intervenors at the end of a day of testimony and closing arguments.

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  12. LR Christian puts Jacksonville away at the free throw lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Arkansas Online

    Justice Hill led Little Rock Christian with 22 points, half of those coming in the fourth quarter, as the Warriors put away the pesky Jacksonville Titans 70-52 Friday night in Little Rock.

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  13. Judge told district's tab for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | NWAonline

    The Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District's share of a $62 million price tag for three new campuses will be about $27 million, Superintendent Bryan Duffie and attorney Scott Richardson calculated Thursday in a federal school desegregation case hearing. The district's share for two new elementaries and a middle school is assuming a $10 million draw on district savings, a voter-approved extended tax levy in 2021 and a state reimbursement of at least 47 percent of the academic building costs, the two told U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. Marshall is holding the hearing this week on whether to release the district from further court supervision of its desegregation efforts in both staffing and facilities.

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  14. The Broadway Joe Talk Show a " February 8, 2018Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 8 | KIPR-FM Little Rock

    ... 2018 - Christy McMillion, Executive Director and Connie Evans, Assistant Director/Activities Director of the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center for the 3rd Annual "Taste of New Orleans" Fundraiser. This annual fundraiser will be held, ...

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  15. District's school plan a 16-year endeavor, consultant testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | NWAonline

    The Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District needs 16 more years to fulfill its plan for replacing virtually all of its schools, Charles Stein, a planning consultant to the new district, acknowledged Wednesday in federal court. Stein, a civil engineer and retired director of the state's Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation, told U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. that to finance bond debt, the new district has to pace the construction of new schools to the receipt of state building aid and to voter-approved tax-levy extensions.

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  16. CORRECTING and REPLACING AndMark and Trinity Expand their Arkansas PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Business Wire

    The California-based AndMark Management Company and their Arkansas-based partner Trinity Multifamily have teamed up to acquire 3 assets representing 212 units in Arkansas The California-based AndMark Management Company and their Arkansas-based partner Trinity Multifamily have teamed up to acquire 3 assets representing 212 units in Arkansas AndMark Investment Fund III purchased Crown Ridge of Fort Smith, a 60-unit Class B asset in Fort Smith, as well as Crown Ridge, a 56-unit Class B asset in Fayetteville. AndMark Investment Fund IV purchased Eastwood Apartments, a 96-unit Class C asset in Jacksonville, AR.

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  17. A Training Kit For Personal DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Guns and Ammo

    ... their Elite Performance ammo in Eubank, Kentucky, but it's now manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas. The ammo is completely U.S. manufactured, and SIG takes pride in the fact that both quality and value are high. ...

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  18. AndMark and Trinity Expand their Arkansas PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Business Wire

    The California-based AndMark Management Company and their Arkansas-based partner Trinity Multifamily have teamed up to acquire 3 assets representing 212 units in Arkansas. )--AndMark Investment Fund III purchased Crown Ridge of Fort Smith, a 60-unit Class B asset in Fort Smith, as well as Crown Ridge, a 56-unit Class B asset in Fayetteville, and Eastwood Apartments, a 96-unit Class C asset in Jacksonville, AR.

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  19. Black-teacher push outlinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    A leader in the effort to staff the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District urged principals to employ at least one black teacher for every core academic subject area -- math, English, science and social studies -- in the middle and high schools. Beverly Williams, a longtime human-resources director in public education, testified Tuesday in federal court that she also had pushed for a classroom teaching staff of at least 25 percent blacks in the district's six elementary schools -- all in an effort to comply with the system's desegregation obligations in regard to school staffing.

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  20. Healthy LR Hall holds onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Recovered from a combination of wintertime ailments, the Little Rock Hall Lady Warriors held on for a 66-59 victory over the Jacksonville Lady Titans at Cirks Arena on Tuesday night. Six days earlier, Hall traveled to Jacksonville without three starters and lost 41-21.

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