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Boats roaring across lake this weekend

My Journal Courier

Date: 8/25/2016 4:53:00 PM

Small high-speed boats will churn up the waters of Lake Jacksonville this weekend during an event that is increasing in popularity, according to one of the organizers. Racers from across the Midwest and beyond will speed across the lake Saturday and Sunday

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Memorial would honor Afghanistan, Iraq service

My Journal Courier

Date: 8/17/2016 10:09:00 AM

So far, the committee has raised about $2,700, more than half of which came from The Float Your Boat fundraiser at Lake Jacksonville July 30. “We’ll take money anytime for the memorial, but our next big fundraiser will be the first Run, Walk

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Jacksonville: City approves JEDCO budget, sets tax rate hearing dates

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Date: 8/11/2016 8:42:00 AM

Raissi said the policy had not been updated since 1968; – An information report from city staff in regards to presentation of the Fiscal 2016-17 budget; – An ordinance clarifying the amendment to the Lake Jacksonville lease; – A resolution dedicating

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Reader photo: Lakefront property

My Journal Courier

Date: 8/8/2016 3:12:00 AM

A bird seems to have found itself a home on a log at Lake Jacksonville. http://myjournalcourier.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_backpage-dayatthelake.jpg A bird seems to have found itself a home on a log at Lake Jacksonville

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Jacksonville council to swear in Anne Chandler, consider JEDCO fiscal year budget

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Date: 8/6/2016 7:52:00 AM

13; - Considering an ordinance clarifying the amendment to the Lake Jacksonville lease; and - Considering a resolution dedicating four acres of open space in Nichols Green IV. An executive session will be held after the regular meeting for a consultation

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• River: Neches River
• Surface Area: 1,320 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 62 feet
Lake Jacksonville is located 3 miles southwest of Jacksonville, Texas off US 79. It is the city's primary water source. In addition, it is a popular location for recreation and residences. It was created in 1957 and the city expected it to take years to fill with water, but, with an unusually rainy season, the lake reached full capacity in only a year.


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To combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, boaters and anglers in some North Texas and Central Texas counties are required to drain water from boats and on-board receptacles when leaving or approaching a public water body. Check to see if Cherokee county is on the list.

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