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Jacksonville: School board names Peacock as JHS principal  Jacksonville Daily Progress

School board trustees have selected Ben Peacock as Jacksonville High School's new principal, succeeding Karen Kubara, who announced her retirement in ...



Jacksonville: Peacock named new JHS principal | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

It is with great pride and excitement that Jacksonville ISD introduces Ben Peacock as the new principal for Jacksonville High School. Ben and his wife, Julianna, ...



Jacksonville HS says goodbye to retiring Principal Kubara  Jacksonville Daily Progress

As the school year comes to an end, so does Karen Kubara's time as the head principal of Jacksonville High School.



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 ...



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 ...



JHS Class of 2019 graduates | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville High School Class of 2019 was the “first to walk the turf,” as the inaugural event held at the newly renovated Historic Tomato Bowl was their May 24 ...



Jacksonville ISD names teachers, employees of year | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville ISD recently announced the 2018-19 Teachers of the Year as voted on by their campus staff members. Campus Teachers of the Year were ...



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.



JHS grad named head football coach at Tatum High School  Jacksonville Daily Progress

TATUM — Jason Holman, a 1990 graduate of Jacksonville High School, has been named as the athletic director and head football coach at Tatum High School.



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 ISD recognizes teachers and employees of the year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Jacksonville Independent School District recently announced the 2018-19 Teachers of the Year. They were selected by a vote by their campus staff members.



One dead in triple-shooting at Jacksonville high school football game  Palm Beach Post

Jacksonville police are searching for whoever killed a man and wounded two teenagers in a triple shooting after a football game Friday night in northwest ...



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.



City leaders offer preview of renovated Tomato Bowl in Jacksonville ahead of grand opening  KTRE

JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KLTV) - In 2018, the Jacksonville Indians went the entire season without a single home game in the Tomato Bowl due to a major ...



Local woman awarded online degree from Jacksonville College  Jacksonville Daily Progress

On Saturday, May 11, Jacksonville College awarded one of its first completely online degrees to Tameeka Mitchell of Jacksonville. Fulfilling a lifelong dream, ...



Jacksonville: Thomas Brewer named recipient of Prater Memorial Scholarship  Jacksonville Daily Progress

East Texas Communities Foundation announced today that Thomas Brewer of Jacksonville, Texas is the 2019 recipient of the Glenn and Vivian Prater Memorial ...



Class A Baseball: Wells to play for regional title in Jacksonville  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The UIL Class A Region III baseball champion will be crowned next week at Summers Norman Field on the Jacksonville High School campus.



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 ...



College baseball/softball spotlight | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Editor's Note: With the collegiate baseball and softball seasons in full swing now, the Progress is checking in to see how the student-athletes that are ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jacksonville ISD extends contract for superintendent | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

UT Health becomes 'chief sponsor' for athletic fields.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Tomato Bowl looking like a stadium again  EastTexasMatters.com

The historic Tomato Bowl in Jacksonville is starting to look like a stadium again.



Cherokee County: Women's History Month event to honor 'Unsung Heroes'  Jacksonville Daily Progress

CHEROKEE COUNTY – Though they come from varied backgrounds, five area residents being recognized in honor of National Women's History Month all have ...



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.



'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.



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* ...



Cherokee County: Local law officer seeks position of sheriff  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Brent Dickson says his focus will be on community and technology. CHEROKEE COUNTY – A county law enforcement officer is the first to announce his bid for ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



JISD prepares to complete updates at Tomato Bowl  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Use of the renovated Tomato Bowl is drawing closer, as Jacksonville ISD trustees prepare to ink an interlocal agreement with the City of Jacksonville for ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Son's battle inspires mom | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Mother's Day is a national day of recognition of the women who've had a strong influence on their families' lives.



7 on 7: Jacksonville to play in Tyler state qualifier  Jacksonville Daily Progress

TYLER — For the Jacksonville High School 7 on 7 team to get to College Station, the location of the state tournament later this month, the Indians may very well.



UPDATE: Cherokee County officials search for man wanted on aggravated kidnaping charge  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A Cherokee County man being sought on a warrant for aggravated kidnaping is considered armed and dangerous, and law officials have advised residents to ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Cherokee County Department of Public Health begins the Cherokee County Youth Advisory Committee  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Beginning May 16, Cherokee County Department of Public Health starting accepting applications for the first ever Cherokee County-Youth Advisory Committee ...



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 ...



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' ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Jacksonville man dies in late-night wreck | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Just before midnight Monday, Texas DPS troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 79, five miles from Henderson.



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 Tennis Camp Session I a hit | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville Tribe Tennis Camp (Session I) took place this week at the Frances White Tennis Complex on the Jacksonville High School campus. Judging by ...



Gracie Jackson inks softball pact with Paris JC  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Gracie Jackson became the fourth Jacksonville Fightin' Maiden softball standout to sign to play collegiatly in the past two years early Thursday afternoon.



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 ...



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 ...



Roland's Next Door returns to Jacksonville | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

After years of silence from the music scene in downtown Jacksonville, Roland's Next Door has opened its doors once again. The venue, established nearly 25 ...



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 ...



Robert Loper, Texas High School Basketball Hall of Famer  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert Loper, an East Texas coaching legend, and Vicki Barrett Castleberry, a former Neches High School star, were inducted into the Texas High School ...



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 ...



Cherokee County arrests: Jan. 22-28 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week. Jan. 22-28. Chance Kelly Burns, 24, Jacksonville, warrants for display of fictitious license ...



Tops in Texas Rodeo | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The 57th Annual Tops In Texas PRCA Rodeo opened on Thursday evening in front of a large crowd at the Jacksonville Rodeo Arena. The rodeo proved to fun ...



Quartet of Indians named to All 16-5A baseball (first) team  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Four members of the Jacksonville High School baseball team have earned All 16-5A first team recognition, following a vote of the district coaches.



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.



Oklahoma Christian men's golf: Brown's collegiate career enters home stretch  Jacksonville Daily Progress

SHAWNEE, OKLA — Jacksonville High School-product Cameron Brown is nearing the end of his collegiate golf playing days.



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 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 ...



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 ...



Cherokee County arrests: Dec. 18-26 | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

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



New city ordinance requires permits for itinerant vendors  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville City Council passed an ordinance on Dec. 11 that will “protect the 'brick and mortar' businesses by requiring nontraditional businesses to meet ...



Cherokee County office to close Friday for Texas Independence Day  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Cherokee County offices will be closed Friday, March 1, in observance of Texas Independence Day.



Jacksonville Sports Banquet | News | jacksonvilleprogress.com  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville Athletic Booster Club (JABC) president Kelly Traylor, center, presented the JABC Scholarships to Connor Crowe and Courtney Myers during the ...



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.



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 ...



Campers get visit from Luke McCown at Beast Texas Passing Academy  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Young quarterbacks, receivers and offensive linemen were out at Robert E. Lee High School on Tuesday night for the opening of the Beast Texas Passing ...



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 ...



Jason Holman named new head football coach, athletic director at Tatum ISD  CBS19.tv KYTX

TATUM, Texas — Tatum Independent School District has chosen a new head football coach and athletic director. According to the district, Jason Holman has ...



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 ...



Jacksonville College names Becker as head tennis coach  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jonathan Becker, a graduate of Tyler Junior College (2012) where he completed the Professional Tennis Management program, is a very well known and ...



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.



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



Summer programs offered for students | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

School's Out,” a popular Alice Cooper from 1972, includes a line capable of striking a chord of worry in parents: “School is out for summer.”



Cherokee County: Veteran service officer slated to explain programs  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Cherokee County Veteran *Service* Officer Andrew Dehart will address programs impacting veteran military *service* members at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the ...



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 ...



Sworn into office | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A dozen Cherokee County officials were sworn into office on New Year's Day at the Cherokee County Courthouse in Rusk. Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis, ...



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