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Police identify Jacksonville man killed by train

Police identify Jacksonville man killed by train

Jacksonville officials confirm a man was killed Thursday after he was hit by a train.
Jacksonville ISD hires new superintendent

Jacksonville ISD hires new superintendent

The Jacksonville Independent School District Board of Trustees, at its March 5, 2015 meeting, unanimously voted to hire Dr. Chad Kelly as superintendent of schools. Kelly is slated to replace retiring Superintendent Dr. Joe Wardell.
Portion of Jacksonville without power due to equipment failure

Portion of Jacksonville without power due to equipment failure

A portion of Jacksonville is without power Wednesday night. According to Oncor, 349 customers were affected by the outage. The site states the electricity loss was caused by an equipment failure.
Jacksonville ISD names lone finalist for superintendent

Jacksonville ISD names lone finalist for superintendent

The Jacksonville Independent School District Board of Trustees, at its February 11, 2015 meeting, named Dr. Chad Kelly as finalist for superintendent of schools. By law, the Board must now wait 21 days before voting to hire Dr. Kelly.

Jacksonville's Josh McCown cut by Tampa Bay

An East Texan has been cut by another East Texan. Jacksoville's Josh McCown has been cut by Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith, who is from Big Sandy. McCown threw 14 touchdown passes for the Buccaneers last season.
Report details horrid conditions at Klein Animal Shelter

Report details horrid conditions at Klein Animal Shelter

State officials have released a detailed report of deplorable Klein Animal Shelter conditions following concerns brought to their attention.
Overturned semi shuts down part of HWY 69 in Cherokee Co.

Overturned semi shuts down part of HWY 69 in Cherokee Co.

An overturned 18-wheeler has snarled traffic on Highway 69 in Cherokee County.
Texas Wesleyan University awarded former ETX college endowment funds

Texas Wesleyan University awarded former ETX college endowment funds

Texas Wesleyan University has been awarded $1.24 million for need-based scholarships by the state of Texas.
Police charge 2 more with cruelty to animal in Klein Shelter case

Police charge 2 more with cruelty to animal in Klein Shelter case

Authorities have arrested two more people in connection with the Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville hospital penalized for patient safety

Jacksonville hospital penalized for patient safety

An East Texas hospital will face a Medicare penalty for a high rate of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients, according to Kaiser Health News.