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Local business named one of 'Best Companies to Work for in Texas'

Local business named one of 'Best Companies to Work for in Texas'

An East Texas business was recently named one of the 2014 Best Companies to Work for in Texas.

Brookshire's thanks local growers

Brookshire Grocery company recently celebrated local growers at a luncheon. More than 50 local suppliers help fill the grocery company's stores across three states.

Local college is 115 years strong and still growing

Jacksonville College is the oldest two year junior college in Texas, and continues to celebrate being 115 years strong.

Jacksonville 'thrill rides' puts locals in danger

A Jacksonville man was killed in a car accident Thursday night. Police say 26-year-old Justin Berry was driving north on Lakeshore drive when he lost control and hit a tree.
Jacksonville PD investigating mans disappearance as foul play

Jacksonville PD investigating mans disappearance as foul play

Jacksonville officers are now investigating the disappearance of missing man more closely after labeling the case as suspect foul play.
1 killed, 1 injured after vehicle collides with tree in Jacksonville

1 killed, 1 injured after vehicle collides with tree in Jacksonville

One person was killed and another injured after a one-vehicle wreck in Jacksonville Tuesday night.

It's getting muddy in Jacksonville for Mud Nationals 2014

It's one of the biggest ATV events in the world and it's right in our back yard. The 12th annual 'High Lifter ATV Mud Nationals kicked off on Wednesday and lasts until Sunday. This event keeps growing every year.

65th Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show kicks off

The annual Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show and sale kicks off on Thursday through Saturday.
Mud Nationals 2014 kicks off in Jacksonville

Mud Nationals 2014 kicks off in Jacksonville

It's about to get muddy in Jacksonville for the 12th High Lifter ATV Mud Nationals 2014. "It's about racing, camaraderie, it's about fun and riding," said Scott Smith, High Lifter Products.

Military support group in Cherokee County needs the community's help

The Lone Star Military Resource Group in Cherokee County had helped many troops and their families. They're currently operating in a small office in a building shared with others in Jacksonville. They need all the support they can get.

Bowfishing gains popularity in East Texas

It might not be what comes to mind when you think of fishing, but more and more East Texans are starting to take their bow and arrows out on the water.
Alto beats Wells

Alto beats Wells

Two pitchers joined forces to throw a no-hitter for Alto Lady Jackets Varsity in an 18-0 victory in five innings over Wells on Tuesday at Wells.

Jacksonville College offering CHL and security officer classes

Jacksonville College wanted to increase campus safety, and allow employees to carry guns on campus. That's when they hired chief of security Mike Morse, and began a security agency on campus.
Mahomes named MVP in District 16-4A

Mahomes named MVP in District 16-4A

Patrick Mahomes added another accolade to his resume after being selected the overall MVP of District 16-4A. The two-sport Texas Tech signee guided Whitehouse to the 16-4A crown and a trip to the regional quarterfinals.

Shooting flying clays for kids

The Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville hosted their first shooting flying clays event on Saturday to benefit the youth. All the proceeds go toward children and local organizations in East Texas  and children in third world countries.