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Jacksonville, Texas is located in Cherokee County. Zip codes in Jacksonville, TX include 75766. The median home price in Jacksonville is $130,000 which is roughly $52/per square foot. More Jacksonville information.

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Yesterday | Jacksonville Daily Progress

National Night Out to return to Jacksonville

National Night Out festivities will be returning to Jacksonville this year. Jacksonville Police Crime Prevention Officer Detective Tonya Harris said all Jacksonville residents are encouraged to participate this year by sponsoring or attending a National Night Out party on Oct. 7. Jacksonville had gotten away from National Night Out to go with ... (more)

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Yesterday | Jacksonville Daily Progress

Rusk protest highlights views concerning border issues

Several local residents, including Reklaw resident Roberta Duarte, Sharron Watson of Rusk and Josie Schoolcraft of Jacksonville, join members of the Texas Nationalist Movement-Tyler chapter; members of citizen's militia Fire Team Aquila-Longview; and other concerned Texans to lend their support of closing the country's borders and cracking down on ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville woman celebrates 100th birthday surrounded by family, friends

Ethel Terry, a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, celebrated her 100th birthday with an open house on July 15 at the Twin Oaks Care Facility in Jacksonville.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Detective recovers nearly $7K in case

When a Jacksonville woman became a victim of a scam, Jacksonville Police Detective Greg Compton stopped at nothing to solve the case.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

City to continue summer mosquito spraying schedule

Next week, the City of Jacksonville will continue implementing its summer mosquito spraying program.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville man recovering after life-saving transplant

A Jacksonville man is on the road to recovery after a life-saving heart transplant, according to his wife.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Official: Sex assault case 'worst' prosecuted

The recent indictment of a Jacksonville man on multiple child sex abuse charges has made local District Attorney Rachel Patton that much more determined to champion victims of perpetrators like Kevin Morris Sr. While it is not unusual for a grand jury to indict more than one child sex offender - along with Morris, a grand jury indicted Michael ... (more)

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Gearing up with Jacksonville's Back to School Fair

A little more than a decade ago, Father Mark Kusmirek learned from a parishioner who worked at JISD that approximately 80 percent of local students were from economically disadvantaged families.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Sales tax revenue figures on track, city manager says

Despite being down 4.9 percent for the fiscal year on sales tax revenue, Jacksonville is right on track, according to City Manager Mo Raissi.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

H.O.P.E. fundraiser slated for Saturday

A Zumbathon for H.O.P.E. fundraiser will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 12, at Central Baptist Church,1909 E. Rusk St. in Jacksonville.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Special Report: Facing Autism

Autism is an epidemic, 1 in 68 of kids are diagnosed with autism each year in the United States.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Bullard City Council looks into expanding water capacity

The city council voted Monday evening to approve issuing certificate of obligation for up to $1.9 million for the construction of a new water well.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville priest receives Longview assignment

A familiar face around Jacksonville for more than a decade, Father Mark Kusmirek bids goodbye at the end of the month to begin his new assignment as pastor of Longview's St. Mary Catholic Church on Aug. 1. The priest, 63, has served Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church since June, 2005, overseeing missions in Alto, Rusk and New Summerfield.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Jacksonville: Chamber of Commerce taking school supply donations

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce is accepting school supplies and clothes for its ninth annual Children's Back-to-School Fair for Jacksonville students on Aug. 5. The fair will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Norman Activity Center, 526 E. Commerce St., according to a news release.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Two-story house destroyed by fire

Jacksonville firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday night in the 100 block of Lloyd Street.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Got the flu? Whooping cough?

Do you have the sniffles? Or maybe a cough that just won't go away? Summertime often makes those with allergies have cold-like symptoms, however getting the flu during the summer is also possible.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Don't lose your freedom on 4th

Fourth of July is a day to celebrate America's freedom. However, folks should obey the laws during while celebrating, or it could mean serious penalties.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

'Christmas in July' drive to benefit foster kids in Cherokee County

A "Christmas in July" campaign begins this month to benefit children removed from their homes due to crisis situations.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Longtime business owner Don Dacus dies

In 1968, Don Dacus moved his family to Jacksonville, leaving behind a job at the Houston Veterans Administration Hospital to take a leap into the unknown: Building and selling boats.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Flushing wet wipes can lead to sewer problems

Late this past year, the Thames Water Company removed a 15-ton "fatberg" from London sewers.

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Flood Warning for Cherokee County was issued at July 23 at 10:31AM CDT

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