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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 ...

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.

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.

Soccer Maidens to open playoffs on Thursday | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Post season play will get underway for the Jacksonville High School girl's soccer team on Thursday evening at Marshall's Maverick Stadium.

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 ...

Education: Rusk private school to launch satellite campus in Jacksonville  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A Rusk private school program is breathing new life into the former West Side Elementary campus by opening an academy there next year.

Alto ISD: School gyms destroyed, high school badly damaged  Jacksonville Daily Progress

ALTO – Gymnasiums at the local elementary and high school campuses “were a total loss,” while other district facilities sustained some damage from an EF-3 ...

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

Jacksonville High School certainly made its contribution to National Signing Day, as seven student-athletes representing Fightin' Indian football, Fightin' Maiden ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jacksonville Chamber hosts job shadowing program | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Adopt-A-School Committee hosted the 15th Annual Job Shadowing and Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 7.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Girl's state powerlifting: Devillier, Stewart finish in top 10  Jacksonville Daily Progress

WACO — Four young ladies made the trip to Waco on Saturday to represent Jacksonville High School at the Texas High School Womens Powerlifting ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jacksonville ISD extends contract for superintendent | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

UT Health becomes 'chief sponsor' for athletic fields.

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

KLEIN — One year after earning State School of Character notoriety, Klein Forest High School in suburban Houston has topped that honor by being one of only ...

My 5 cents: Counting down until summer vacation! | Opinion  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Students across the state are counting down the days until they are out of their classrooms and can begin their summer vacations. In an almost identical ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

New Summerfield ISD dedicates its new Coliseum | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

NEW SUMMERFILED — It is big, beautiful, and brand new, and it — The New Summerfield Coliseum — is officially open for business.

Jacksonville, JISD police investigate shots fired on College Avenue  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville ISD's Central Office and West Side Elementary were put in a brief lockdown mode this morning. A passenger in a car shot several rounds in the air ...

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* ...

Rusk student faces disciplinary action following terroristic threat  Jacksonville Daily Progress

RUSK – Disciplinary action will be taken against a Rusk High School student who was charged Tuesday with a terroristic threat on campus.

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 ...

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.

Maiden Soccer to battle Forney in Ennis | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville will take on Forney in a Class 5A, Region II Area test that is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ennis Lion Stadium.

Suspect who evaded in vehicle subsequently in federal custody on drug charges  Jacksonville Daily Progress

On Jan. 11, the Smith County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation on Chase Anthony Hagler for the distribution of narcotics in the Eastern ...

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 ...

Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In the NFL

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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 ...

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.

Austin Bank employee receives promotion | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jeff Austin III, Vice Chairman of the Board, recently announced the promotion of Austin Bank employee Jessica Guerrero.

Whitehouse Tournament: Tribe Tennis nets 2 first-place finishes  Jacksonville Daily Progress

WHITEHOUSE — Netters from Jacksonville High School won first place in boy's singles and in girl's doubles at the Whitehouse Varsity Tournament late last ...

City of Jacksonville hires communications director | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The City of Jacksonville is pleased to announce that Andrew Lugo, formerly of Corpus Christi, Texas has been hired as the City's inaugural Communications ...

JISD to review teacher contracts during meeting | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville ISD trustees will meet Monday, April 15, at the Jacksonville Middle School Little Theater, located at 1541 E. Pine St.

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.

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.

Jacksonville heifer named Reserve Champ at Houston Stockshow  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Years of dedication to FFA show projects have paid off in a huge way this year for Jacksonville High School senior Brooklyn Hooker: Diamond, her Red Angus ...

JHS Softball batters JT; earns a share of 16-5A title  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The regular season came to a close at Fightin' Maiden Thursday night when the Jacksonville High School softball team slammed John Tyler, 22-0.

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.

Cherokee County arrests: Jan. 29-Feb. 4 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week. Jan. 29 - Feb. 4. Jesse Wilbert Ackley IV, 27, Rusk, taillamp required;. Marcus Dewayne ...

'Sunken Silver': 3 JHS grads making documentary about lost treasure  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Three Jacksonville High School graduates are diving into a long-ago mystery that involves a pirate, a trader and $2 million worth of silver from Spain.

Whataburger Coach of the Week: Wayne Coleman 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 ...

Jacksonville 7-on-7 team opens up with 2 wins | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville launched its 7-on-7 season on Tuesday morning at Howard Cook Field by claiming a pair of wins over Center and Tyler Lee.

Jacksonville City Council set to recognize several at meeting  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville City Council will declare. May as Motorcycle Awareness Month with a presentation Tuesday by Jacksonville Mayor Dick Stone.

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 ...

Top 10 Players to Watch: No. 4 Tristen Shewmake, Jacksonville  Jacksonville Daily Progress

It is rare to include a student-athlete on a preseason watch list that has yet to play in his first game with his team.

Nicky Wheeler Memorial Bull Riding autograph signing, schedule announced  Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE – Four-Time World Champion Bull Rider and Pro Rodeo Hall of Famer, Tuff Hedeman, will be in Jacksonville, Texas on October 6 for the Nicky ...

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' ...

JHS baseballers lose 19-0 to Whitehouse; worse loss for Tribe in 2 years  Jacksonville Daily Progress

In what turned out to be a night forget, Whitehouse came into Summers Norman Field Tuesday evening and punished Jacksonville, 19-0.

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.

Season to remember comes to a close for Fightin' Maiden Soccer  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LONGVIEW — Jacksonville's deep post season run came to an end Friday night at Longview Lobo Stadium where the Fightin' Maidens found themselves on the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Tornado season begins in deadly form | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Storms forecast for end of week. Tornado season often keeps residents watching the skies this time of year in East Texas. Since the devastation in Alto on ...

Devastation in Alto: 1 dead, dozens injured after tornadoes strike  Jacksonville Daily Progress

CHEROKEE COUNTY – The death of an unidentified woman who was critically injured Saturday during a tornado in southern Cherokee County has been ...

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

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

TRIBE RELAYS: Jacksonville girls take 2nd place; boys 3rd  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The weather may have been cold, but Jacksonville's start to the new track and field season was hot.

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

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

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.

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 ...

Rusk phenom Goff signs NLI with Kansas University  Jacksonville Daily Progress

RUSK - Tatum Goff's future became a lot clearer Sunday afternoon when the Rusk High School senior signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her softball ...

UPDATE: Castleberry held on $1M bond in connection to local murder  Jacksonville Daily Progress

London Castleberry, 33, of Jacksonville, remains in the Cherokee County Jail Tuesday on a $1 million bond in connection to a murder that occurred Monday ...

Cherokee County arrests: Jan. 15 - 21 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week. Jan. 15 - 21. Juan Flores Aguilar, 38, Alto, failure to maintain a lane of traffic;. Levi Kenyon ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Poteet dismisses Maidens from playoffs | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

VAN — Mesquite Poteet's offense carved out a decent lead and the Lady Pirates' defense played lights out in the final 5:00, and as a result Poteet was able to.

Cherokee County arrests | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week. April 9-15. Corey Wayne Benedict, 26, Jacksonville, driving while license invalid and ...

Jacksonville police reports: Dec. 12-19 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish reports from the Jacksonville Police Department in the Saturday edition each week.

Cherokee County arrests: Nov. 17 - Dec. 3 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week. Nov. 17-Dec. 3. Karla Barraza, 20, Jacksonville, minor driving under the influence, accident ...

Cherokee County arrests: Jan. 2-7 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week.

Jacksonville: 1 dead after shooting on Kickapoo Street | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A Rusk man is dead after a shooting in the 600 block of Kickapoo Street on Wednesday, according to police officials.

Cherokee County: Candidates file for May 4 city, ISD elections  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A number of municipalities and school districts in Cherokee County have attracted candidates for their respective May 4 elections, while a handful are opting to ...

Cherokee County: NWS upgrades number of tornadoes to three  Jacksonville Daily Progress

CHEROKEE COUNTY – The National Weather *Service* earlier this week upgraded the number of tornadoes spawned during storms in Cherokee County on ...

No injuries reported in significant overnight fire at LaQuinta Inn  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A fire ignited at LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 1902 S, Jackson St. in south Jacksonville about 3:45 a.m. Monday morning.

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 ...

JISD announces policy for free, reduced-price meals  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville ISD food *service* department announced its policy this week for providing free and reduced-price meals for students served under the National ...

New ordinance goes into effect for food vendors inside city  Jacksonville Daily Progress

An itinerant vendor ordinance passed late last year by the Jacksonville City Council went into effect Friday, with less than a handful of vendors with permit in ...

Rusk to get 'Hogg' wild at new festival  Jacksonville Daily Progress

RUSK – The city of Rusk is going Hogg-wild, as it prepares to celebrate its most famous citizen with a festival Saturday at Jim Hogg Park.

Cherokee County arrests: Feb. 12-18 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week. Feb. 12-18. Justin Travion Alexander, 28, Jacksonville, pedestrian crossing between ...

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 ...

Jersey Mike's to open in Jacksonville | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A *fresh*, quality product, coupled with a company's dedication to community, has Jacksonville native Kenneth Durrett launching a Jersey Mike's sandwich shop at ...

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 ...

Jacksonville: 2 arrested after burglary-in-progress call | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville police responded to a burglary in progress on Alameda Drive just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to a press release.

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

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

'Shamrock' Shelley Cleaver a 'blessing' to Cherokee County  Jacksonville Daily Progress

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.

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 ...

Groundbreaking held for assisted living facility | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE - Local, State and Federal officials joined CP Homes VP of Operations, Jill Lentini and Country Place Senior Living VP of Development, Rusty ...

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