Lake Jacksonville News

11/30/2018 2:07:00 PM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
According to Patrick Bailey, assistant chief of Earle's Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, volunteers responded about 1:35 a.m. Nov. 26 to a fire at 340 County Road 3109, south of Lake Jacksonville. Th...

11/15/2018 12:57:00 PM
JACKSONVILLE — The City of Jacksonville has announced Lake Jacksonville has reopened to the public after being closed for three days. On Monday, the city closed the lake due to high water levels. As o...

11/15/2018 6:55:00 AM
JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) - Lake Jacksonville has been reopened now that water levels have decreased. According to the City of Jacksonville, the lake was reopened on Thursday to all activities. The lake ...

11/12/2018 8:05:15 AM
KYTX-TV Tyler-Longview
With the closing of Lake Jacksonville other lakes in the area are 100% full as well. Load Error Here is a list at the lake levels in East Texas: Athens 100% full .35' above conservation pool Bob Sandl...

11/12/2018 7:47:00 AM
The City of Jacksonville will be closing Lake Jacksonville due to high water levels. The lake is closed to any and all activities, including all boating ramps. The lake will re-open when water levels ...

11/12/2018 4:29:00 AM
JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) - Lake Jacksonville has been closed due to the rising water levels. According to a press release from the City of Jacksonville, Lake Jacksonville has been closed, “effective im...

10/17/2018 9:37:00 AM
Cherokeean Herald
“We’ve got the Neches River and Lake Jacksonville in our area, so we use it a bit more than other districts around here might, Hunt said. “We’ve, fortunately, not had to use it all that much since we ...

10/9/2018 2:27:00 PM
HALLSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Hallsville High School senior Colton Clark had envisioned constructing a prayer garden at his church as part of earning his Eagle Scout badge as a member of Boy Scout Troop 62...

10/8/2018 2:23:00 PM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Smith shared his appreciation for the unique landscape the town encompasses - namely, the Piney Woods, Lake Jacksonville and the Love’s Lookout views. From that, the slogan ‘Woods, Water and Wow!’ was ...

10/8/2018 10:39:00 AM
Smith shared his appreciation for the unique landscape our town encompasses - namely, the Piney Woods, Lake Jacksonville, and the Love’s Lookout views. From that, the slogan ‘Woods, Water and Wow!’ wa...

10/5/2018 7:03:00 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Her name conjures up Old Nordic tales about heroic accomplishments and that's exactly what Saga this summer did when she stumbled on a pre-Viking-era sword in a southern Swe...

9/28/2018 11:27:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Hay production also would diminish, as would other agricultural products like our Jacksonville tomatoes. Property owners on Lake Jacksonville should not think of a bypass as an asset. Their property v...

9/26/2018 8:13:00 AM
The boat dock and center portion of Lake Jacksonville will be closed Friday and Saturday for boat racing. Regular activities will resume Sunday until winter closing Oct. 17. Gates and points will clos...

9/20/2018 9:36:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
What effect will this have on Lake Jacksonville water supply and all of the homeowners who live on the lake? What effect will this have on the traffic around the two new elementary schools recently bu...

9/18/2018 2:36:00 AM
The original schedule had the races coming to Lake Jacksonville the same weekend remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon threatened to bring strong thunderstorms and 6 inches or more of rain to the region. ...

9/15/2018 8:24:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
1998 - straighten the dogleg turns on US 79, and finally; d.) 1958 - construction of Lake Jacksonville. Purpose of the Relief Route: The primary purpose of a relief route is to route through traffic a...

9/13/2018 9:10:00 PM
They would place the news sensors near Marco Lake, Jacksonville University and the Ortego Bridge. He says this newfound support is coming from the city of Jacksonville, JEA, the Jacksonville Port Auth...

9/13/2018 8:57:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
According to Jacksonville Police Chief Andrew Hawkes, the two officers' quick actions to save a man from drowning on Aug. 12 at Lake Jacksonville were commendable. Officer Randy Wilson and Officer T.J ...

9/6/2018 8:31:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
And, her mother pointed out, the location is ideal because it catches the eye of those headed to and from Lake Jacksonville. It's also in a place where church members could keep an eye on it as well a...

9/5/2018 1:19:00 PM
The National Boat Racing Association/Outboard Drivers Association have taken place at Lake Jacksonville for the five previous years. But with the threat of strong thunderstorms resulting from the remn...

9/1/2018 8:27:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Jackson continued his business in the new Jacksonville and moved his home to a hillside overlooking a valley that is today Lake Jacksonville. For many years, there have been arguments amongst resident...

7/14/2018 2:00:00 AM
The Lake Jacksonville Parks and Lake Department will hold a drawing for duck blinds and deer stand locations Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Nichols Park Pavilion. The drawing is for 14 duck blinds and 21 de...

7/7/2018 8:11:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
During Tomato Fest 2018, local artist Carol Meyers painted two different scenes of Lake Jacksonville as seen from his home as he looks south down Cat Creek. Both oil paintings are on 16x20 canvases. O...

6/28/2018 10:59:00 AM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The event ends with fireworks. Lake Jacksonville Association sponsors a free fireworks show. Fireworks will be fired from barges on the lake Wednesday night. Viewing is available in the concession are...

6/28/2018 8:30:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
The Lake Jacksonville Association is hosting its annual fireworks display over Lake Jacksonville Wednesday, July 4, from 9 to 10 p.m. Fireworks will begin about 9:15 p.m., according to the association's website. The show is free, but The Lake Jacksonville ...

6/27/2018 11:15:00 AM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The event ends with fireworks. Lake Jacksonville Association sponsors a free fireworks show. Fireworks will be fired from barges on the lake Wednesday night. Viewing is available in the concession area on Byrd Road. Kilgore's free Fourth of July ...

6/27/2018 2:07:00 AM
Now that swimmers will be allowed to take a dip in Lake Jacksonville, Jacksonville City Council has approves some rules to keep them safe. The council passed an ordinance March 26 that included changes to city rules on fishing, boating and overnight ...

6/25/2018 9:05:00 PM
The city approved a bid by KE Vas Co in Jacksonville for $280,000 to build a path in Lake Jacksonville from Point One to Pine Point. Although $200,000 was budgeted for the project, the city will use $80,000 obtained from video gaming gambling funds to ...

6/24/2018 8:51:00 AM
The Telegraph
Trophy catfish anglers might wish to consider Lake Jacksonville. Located in Morgan County about three miles south of Jacksonville on U.S. Route 67, this 550-acre lake is something of a catfishing secret. During population samplings, biologists typically ...

6/19/2018 10:00:00 AM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Fireworks in Jacksonville Lake Jacksonville Association sponsors a free fireworks show. Fireworks will be fired from barges on the lake. Viewing is available in the concession area on Byrd Road. Fourth of July in Ben Wheeler The Fourth of July ...

6/8/2018 11:00:00 PM
is the Ski Show it can be seen at the Lake Jacksonville Concession area on Byrd Road To help combat heat-related illnesses, the City of Tyler Fire Department brought together emergency agencies and human services entities from the city and Smith County to ...

6/7/2018 2:34:00 AM
Learning to cook over a campfire is one of the new things campers will learn this summer at Lake Jacksonville. Western Illinois Youth Camp’s new co-directors — Tanell Anders and Drew Comstock — decided this year to add a little culinary flavor to the ...

6/5/2018 10:01:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
The final event takes place on Lake Jacksonville hosted by the Lake Jacksonville Association the 3rd Annual Ski Show at 2 p.m. The big event is happening this Saturday in downtown Jacksonville with more than 200 vendors, Car Show, Farmer’s Market ...

6/4/2018 4:00:00 PM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Tomato Fest concludes Sunday with a ski show on Lake Jacksonville. The following day, the city will revert to its original name: Jacksonville.

6/3/2018 3:31:00 AM
Chicago Sun-Times
‘‘Wayne Herndon managed to stay in and got us.’’ Stephenson learned along the way. As a young biologist, he oversaw the renovation of Lake Jacksonville — the largest water-supply lake ever killed out and restocked in Illinois — in 1986.

6/2/2018 8:33:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
“I think the overall number goes up and down.” In the Jacksonville area, one person was charged with operating a water craft under the influence on both Lake Jacksonville and on Lake Palestine. Statewide, 55 people were charged with boating while ...

5/5/2018 8:39:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
New this year on Thursday, June 8th a Farm to Table dinner event will take place at Castle on the Lake on beautiful Lake Jacksonville catered by Rob Gowin, Sadler’s Kitchen & Catering. A 4 Man Scramble takes place at the Cherokee Ranch Golf Club on ...

5/5/2018 2:40:00 AM
Awarding a $1,500 tourism grant to a group sponsoring boat races at Lake Jacksonville. • Raising salary caps for the police chief, utilities superintendent and office manager by $5,000 for each position. “This does not mean those positions are receivin ...

4/24/2018 2:31:00 AM
An engineering agreement was approved in the amount of $13,000 for a multi-use path around the north side of Lake Jacksonville. Nick Draper can be reached at 217-245-6121, ext. 1223, or on Twitter @nick_draper.

4/15/2018 9:40:00 AM
OurSports Central
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Los Angeles Angels announced Saturday that right-handed pitcher Justin Anderson has been promoted from the Double-A Mobile BayBears to Triple-A Salt Lake. Anderson, 25, pitched in a team-high 42 games with the BayBears last year ...

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