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Suspect speeds off from traffic stop, now facing federal drug charges  KLTV

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -On January 11, 2019 the Texas Highway Patrol was assisting the Smith County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit with a traffic stop on a ...



Jacksonville High School athlete arrested for theft | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

CLARIFICATION. In Saturday's Progress a story indicated that a member of the Jacksonville High School boy's basketball team had recently been arrested for ...



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Jacksonville High sends 7 to the next level  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School student-athletes signing scholarship offers on Wednesday morning included, left to right, Alexia Moreira (soccer, Tyler Junior College), ...



Jacksonville High School students explore health science pathways  Tyler Morning Telegraph

When Jacksonville High School students began researching what careers they might find in health science, they discovered dozens of unique pathways.



IT'S OFFICIAL: Deshawn McCuin signs with TCU | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

After giving his verbal (non-binding) pledge to Texas Christian University back in early June, Jacksonville High School's Deshawn McCuin proved to be a man of ...



Jacksonville High School Career & Technology Center hosts open house  CBS19.tv KYTX

JACKSONVILLE, Texas — Jacksonville High School students and staff are celebrating National Career and Technology Education Month by hosting an open ...



Jacksonville ISD expands career technology center  KLTV

Jacksonville ISD is showcasing its newly renovated and expanded Career and Technology Education Facility at Jacksonville High School.



JHS class of 2018 recognized, awarded | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School held an award ceremony for its graduating class of 2018 Tuesday night. Students, family, friends and many members of the community ...



JHS cross country teams run strong at Hallsville Invitational  Jacksonville Daily Progress

HALLSVILLE — All four of Jacksonville High School's varsity and junior varsity cross country teams finished in the top five of their respective team standings at ...



1 Dead, 2 Injured in Shooting at Jacksonville High School Football Game  NBC 6 South Florida

One person died and two people were injured in a shooting at a high school football game Friday night in Jacksonville, authorities said.



Top 10 Players to Watch: No. 1 Deshawn McCuin, Jacksonville  Jacksonville Daily Progress

NOTE: This is the final installment of a 10-part series featuring 10 high school football standouts who are expected to be players of impact for their respective ...



Congratulations to FCCLA state qualifiers! | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School FCCLA (Family Career & Community Leaders of America) had a great weekend at the Region III Leadership Conference in Waco.



Girl's bi-district basketball: Maidens to take on 24-win Sulphur Springs Monday  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Local and area fans of high school girl's basketball will have five bi-district playoff games to choose from early next week.



Holiday events slated | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

It's the most wonderful time of the year, as the community goes all out to celebrate the Christmas season in a number of different ways.



Tomato Bowl renovations continue | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Renovations to the Jacksonville High School Tomato Bowl continue. According to Grace Traylor, with the Jacksonville school district, construction is about 17 ...



2018 Tribe Football: Jacksonville homecoming game to be played on a Thursday  Jacksonville Daily Progress

As anticipated, due to the renovation project going on at the Tomato Bowl, the Jacksonville High School Fightin' Indian football schedule is quite different this ...



JISD students visit area manufacturers | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

On Friday, Oct. 5, the Jacksonville Economic Development Corpor-ation (JEDCO) partnered with the Jacksonville Indepen-dent School District (JISD) to provide ...



A world of pure imagination | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

"Veruca Salt" meets "Willy Wonka" as a group of Golden Ticket winners prepare to tour Wonka's candy factory in the Jacksonville High School Curtain Club's ...



Signing Day in East Texas: Who’s heading where?  KLTV

East Texas athletes are signing letters of intent Wednesday during National Signing Day.



Jacksonville girls win Eustace Tournament championship | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

EUSTACE — A few timely baskets by senior Ke'Onshay Fuller was just what Jacksonville needed to turn back a hard charging Kerens team in the championship ...



Powerlifting: JHS girls finish in second place at Lindale meet  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LINDALE — Fueled by three first place finishes, the Jacksonville High School girl's powerlifting team opened the new campaign on Saturday by coming in ...



McCown expects experienced Maiden soccer squad to challenge for district title  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School head girl's soccer coach Colton McCown likes his team's chances at being in the mix for the District 16-5A championship.



Top local news stories of 2018 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

As 2018 comes to a close, the Jacksonville Progress takes a look back at the biggest stories in our area this year. The city of Jacksonville saw some major ...



Jacksonville students get a look at life after high school with job shadowing program  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Dozens of Jacksonville High School students got a day away from campus recently, but it was all work and no play.



Non-profit: New H.O.P.E. director comes full circle  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Nearly 20 years ago, her first assignment as an intern with the local newspaper was an interview with the first executive director of H.O.P.E..



Jacksonville Volleyball stops Tatum in 3 sets | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville used a balanced scoring attack to improve to 2-0 on the year Friday afternoon when the Fightin' Maidens thumped Tatum 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-9) at ...



Familiar faces joins Jacksonville football coaching staff | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Summertime often means moving time for high school coaches, and while changes to the Jacksonville Fightin' Indian coaching staff has been minimal, there are ...



Rain alters JHS sports schedule for Friday evening  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Mid-day thunderstorms in Jacksonville on Friday have forced changes to the Jacksonville High School athletics schedule for this evening.



McCuin heads list of Jacksonville All-9-5A-II selections (updated)  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Editor's Note: Chris Carpenter (2nd team, WR), and honorable mention picks TJ Ratliffe (RB), Bryson Tatum (outsdie linebacker) and Conner Crowe (DL) were ...



Jacksonville girls skedaddle to victory in UG Invitational  Jacksonville Daily Progress

UNION GROVE — After finishing as the runner-up in last year's Union Grove Cross Country Invitational, the Jacksonville Fightin' Maidens seemed to be driven to ...



Jacksonville adds 2 of its own to coaching staff  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A pair of Jacksonville High School graduates have decided to come back home.



Jacksonville ISD recognizes high school cheerleaders | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville ISD school board met Monday night to congratulate the Jacksonville High School cheerleaders on their recent accomplishments in a state ...



Jacksonville ISD recognizes several teachers, staff, students | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville school board met at the Little Theater in Jacksonville Middle School for a series of recognitions. Earlier in the month the school board traveled ...



Soccer: Luna scores twice in Maidens' 6-1 win over West Mesquite  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LONGVIEW — For the third time this season the Jacksonville High School girl's soccer team defeated an opponent by at least five goals, after the Fightin' ...



Jacksonville's 2018 football schedule a rosy one | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School athletic director and head football coach Wayne Coleman had several moving parts to deal with when putting together a football ...



Redd-Dorsey makes history at Alto High School  Jacksonville Daily Progress

ALTO — Shanequa Redd-Dorsey, a 1996 graduate of Jacksonville High School who later served as a coach at her alma mater, has been named as principal at ...



Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville's 7-6 upset win over then No. 5-ranked Hallsville Friday night certainly caught the attention of the folks at the Texas Girls Coaches Association ...



Austin Bank - Jacksonville honors employees | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Austin Bank recently honored employees for their outstanding work and years of *service* with the company. They were recognized at the Bank's 2018 *Service* ...



Girl's XC: Jacksonville captures 16-5A championship | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LUFKIN — As the morning sun beamed down on the dew covered grass at the Lufkin High School cross country course — the site of the Thursday's District ...



Nabi says Maidens should be in the mix for 16-5A championship  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Although they will be playing in a much tougher and a significantly larger district this season, Jacksonville High School head girl's basketball coach Lynn Nabi is ...



Melchor has high aspirations for JC soccer programs  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Martin Melchor is returning to the local soccer scene; but not as a player.



Jacksonville High qualifies 16 for NASP nationals | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

CORRECTION: Original story has been amended to state that Mackenzie Goodwin is one of the 10 boys that will be representing Jacksonville High School at ...



Jones, Gilliam, Neel and Davenport to represent Troup at the next level  Jacksonville Daily Progress

TROUP — Wednesday's National Signing Day saw four student athletes from Troup High School finalize arrangements to continue their educational and athletic ...



Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In the NFL  FOXSports.com

Looks like we're having trouble loading this video. You can check out other videos while we get it together. Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In ...



Baseball: Walters gives verbal commitment to SFA | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

One thing Jacksonville High School baseball fans will have to look forward to next spring is the arrival of Grant Walters.



Powerlifting: Galvan first Jacksonville High male to earn trip to state  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Chris Galvan is a powerlifting pioneer. Galvan is the first male in Jacksonville High School history to have qualified for the state powerlifting championships.



Tribe Soccer goes 3-0 in Jacksonville Showcase | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville High School boy's soccer team is off to one of its hottest starts in recent memory.



Alexander has Klein Forest HS soaring in the right direction: North Houston school named State School of Character  Jacksonville Daily Progress

KLEIN — Klein Forest High School, located approximately 30 miles northwest of downtown Houston, is one of only five high high schools in the United States to ...



Whataburger Coach of the Week: Wayne Coleman  CBS19.tv KYTX

Wayne Coleman is considered a 'coaching veteran', with more than 26 years of coaching experience under his belt as well as multiple trips to playoffs and state ...



Jeans approved for 2018-19 JISD classroom: Outdoor classroom acknowledged | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Before getting into action items during their meeting Monday evening, the Jacksonville ISD school board took time for some important recognitions.



JHS Volleyball: Six recognized on Senior Night | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville High School volleyball team and its fans celebrated the accomplishments of five seniors and one senior manager on Tuesday evening at the ...



Jacksonville College: Shepard 'excited' about new cross county season  Jacksonville Daily Progress

After qualifying for the NJCAA Cross Country Championships last fall, one could, perhaps, anticipate a let down this season for the Jacksonville College cross ...



Maiden freshman Gutierrez qualifies for state cross country meet  Jacksonville Daily Progress

DALLAS — Running up hills, across flat courses, on dry land or on rain-soaked turf, which was the case Monday afternoon, doesn't seem to bother Jacksonville ...



Schedule of weekend events for Jacksonville's annual Tomato Fest  KLTV

The 34th Annual Tomato Fest in Jacksonville is underway now through June 10.



National Signing Day: JHS's McDowell, Baker, Bush and Cabrera to play collegiatly  Jacksonville Daily Progress

National Signing Day, once again, proved to be a noteworthy day at Jacksonville High School, as four members of the Fightin' Indian football team formally ...



Gould leaves JHS to take over reins at Frankston  Jacksonville Daily Progress

FRANKSTON — Paul Gould's time as an assistant coach at Jacksonville ended almost before it start.



Country singer Neal McCoy to be 'Star' at annual JEF event  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville Education Foundation is ecstatic to announce country music star and JHS alum Neal McCoy as the Star of the 7th annual Evening With Our ...



Rusk, Troup and Alto playoff runs continue | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Three area football teams won their respective bi-district games late last week and have advanced into the Area round of the UIL state playoffs.



Evening with Our Star honors hometown musician, Neal McCoy  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Country music star Neal McCoy drew a record crowd in Jacksonville as the Jacksonville Education Foundation hosted the 7th annual “Evening With Our Star” on ...



Parents concerned after student pulls knife at Jacksonville high school  KYTX

The battle between parents and the Jacksonville school board continues after a student was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly ...



JC Soccer: Melchor transitioning to new role as head coach  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Martin Melchor began the on-the-field duties of his new job as head men's and women's soccer coach at Jacksonville College earlier this week when he ...



Jacksonville High School lockdown arrest  WCTI12.com

One arrest was made following the Jacksonville High School lockdown this morning.



Tribe Tennis secures a playoff spot with latest win  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LUFKIN — Tribe Tennis had plenty to celebrate on Tuesday evening in Lufkin.



UCA Bears add 25 on National Signing Day  KATV

The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new football Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA national signing period. UCA head ...



Twirling opens up new world for hearing-impaired performer  Jacksonville Daily Progress

This week the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals are gearing up to play Blinn Junior College.



Nabi named girl's coordinator/head girl's hoops coach at JHS  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville high School girl's athletic department has a new head honcho, as does the Fightin' Maiden basketball team.



Jacksonville native participates in Bush funeral | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville native Gunnery Sgt. Sara Sheffield will participate in former President George H. W. Bush's funeral at the Washington National Cathedral on behalf ...



Track and Field: JHS to open season with Tribe Relays Friday  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Track and field teams from Jacksonville High School will open the 2018 season at Cook Field Friday when they compete in the Tribe Relays.



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line  CBS19.tv KYTX

Student-athletes from all over the Piney Woods are taking their athletic and academic talents to the next level.



Jacksonville: Local singer-songwriter named 2018 TCMA 'Emerging Artist'  Jacksonville Daily Progress

When the nomination came, he thought “it was pretty cool.”



Coach Shuck says 'intangibles' define NFL-phenom Mahomes II  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Many followers of the National Football League have been wondering just how Kansas City Chief quarterback Patrick Mahomes II can do the things that he can ...



Tedeschi Trucks Band Donates $48K In Instruments To Jacksonville High School  JamBase

Jacksonville residents Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi of Tedeschi Trucks Band donated musical instruments to Englewood High School.



Jacksonville Softball Preview: Maidens return a dozen players, 8 are seniors  Jacksonville Daily Progress

One does not have to visit with Jacksonville High School head softball coach Brittney Batten very long to pick up on her excitement when it comes to talking ...



UIL Realignment: No surprises for Fightin' Indians in new 9-5A-II  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Texans have grown accustomed to expecting the unexpected when it comes to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) biannual realignment.



JISD officials propose renovation of Tomato Bowl, CTE facility  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Tomato Bowl has served the Jacksonville Independent School District for 76 years. However, with its last upgrades taking place in 1980, school officials are ...



National Signing Day 2017: Jacksonville High produces a whopping 9 signees  Jacksonville Daily Progress

It has been at least 16 years since a near-double digit number of college signees has blossomed forth from Jacksonville High School on the spring National ...



Austin Bank employees receive promotions | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jeff Austin III, Vice Chairman of the Board, recently announced the promotion of Austin Bank employees Nancy Gonzalez, Billie Mims and Anita Snider.



Indian and Tiger lifters perform well at state powerlifting championships  Jacksonville Daily Progress

ABILENE — Powerlifters from Jacksonville High School and Troup High School competed in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association State ...



East Texas high school cheerleading squads to face off at UIL Spirit Competition  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER, Texas — High school cheerleading squads from all across Texas will face off this week at the UIL Spirit State Championships in Fort Worth. Spirit is an ...



Bryan Rudder Tourney: Tribe Tennis' Roper and Silva mixed doubles team end up second  Jacksonville Daily Progress

BRYAN — Jacksonville High School's top mixed doubles team, consisting of Hanna Roper and Abraham Silva, returned home having earned a runner-up ...



Jacksonville ISD breaks ground for renovations at historic Tomato Bowl stadium  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The historic Tomato Bowl is getting a new lease on life.



Eckles returns for second stint as JHS head baseball coach  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School baseball has a new field general, one that many Indian fans will certainly remember.



Former JHS assistant named AD/HFC at Daingerfield  Jacksonville Daily Progress

DAINGERFIELD — Multiple media outlets are reporting that former Jacksonville High School assistant football coach Davin Nelson has been named as athletic ...



JC promotes Hamilton to AD position; changes at top of WBB program also  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Several changes have taken place within the Jacksonville College Athletic Department in the past few days, according to the school's president, Dr. Mike Smith.



Lady Jaguar cross country wins La. Border Dash; men come in second  Jacksonville Daily Progress

BOSSIER CITY, La. — The Jacksonville College women's cross country team won its first team championship of the season on Friday by chalking up 19 points to ...



JISD announces 2017-18 Student Ambassador Team | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville Independent School District is proud to introduce the JISD Student Ambassador Team for 2017-18. The Student Ambassador Team meets ...



Robert Loper, Vicki Barrett Castleberry selected to Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame  Tyler Morning Telegraph

One of the top basketball coaches around, who calls East Texas home, and a player who led her team to multiple state championships have been selected for ...



Crysup, Pollard and Holman named to TJC Apache Cheer squad  Jacksonville Daily Progress

TYLER — The Tyler Junior College Apache Cheer team will have a Cherokee County flavor in the 2018-19 school year.



Jacksonville ISD: West Side Elementary goes up for sale  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The former West Side Elementary campus has been put up for sale.



Area women feted during March 27 Women's History Month luncheon  Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE – Five area women will be recognized for their contributions to Cherokee County communities during a March 27 luncheon that begins at noon ...



HARD WORK PAYS OFF: Robinson signs with Eastfield College  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School's Brady Robinson first started playing baseball at the age of three, and it doesn't look like it will be ending anytime soon.



JHS Indian Football: One enormous question begs to be answered in spring practice  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Preparations for the 2017 season are scheduled to get under way on Monday when the Jacksonville High School football team opens spring practice.



Powerlifting: Galvan, Beale to represent Jacksonville at NASA Holiday Classic  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School students Chris Galvan and Micah Beale will be competing in the Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA) Texas Holiday Classic ...



Wayne Coleman named as new Fightin' Indian football coach  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A familiar face to long-time fans of Jacksonville Fightin' Indian football has been chosen as the school's new athletic director and head football coach. Wayne ...



McCown returns home to coach Fightin' Maiden soccer  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Since being hired as Jacksonville High School athletic director and head football coach in spring of 2015 Wayne Coleman has made it a priority to lure former ...



Former NFL quarterback Luke McCown speaks to campers at the Beast Texas Football Academy  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Former Jacksonville High School and NFL quarterback Luke McCown speaks to campers about being from East Texas and working being a great person more ...



Austin Bank Jacksonville employees honored | Community  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Austin Bank recently honored employees for their outstanding work and years of *service* with the company. They were recognized at the Bank's 2016 *Service* ...



JHS Girls Basketball Camp focuses on getting better every day  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Right at 50 young ladies are waking up early and spending their mornings this week attending the Jacksonville High “Camp for Champs” Girls Basketball Camp ...



Jacksonville Education Foundation honors "Stars" at annual banquet  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Jacksonville Education Foundation hosted the sixth annual “Evening With Our Stars” event on August 10, 2017 at the Legacy in Jacksonville. JEF proudly ...



King Cotton Classic Returning to Pine Bluff  KARK

The event is a high school basketball tournament that placed Pine Bluff in the national spotlight in years past.



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