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Tour Little Rock: Discover These 11 Unique Places

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:13 am

You'll find education, the arts and defenders of the nation feel right at home in Little Rock.

Jacksonville Mayor: Millage Vote a 'Game Changer'

by Mark Carter 2/11/2016 10:51 am

Jacksonville's new high school should be open by the fall 2019, thanks to voters who on Tuesday approved a 7.6 mill property tax increase to fund facilities.

Update: Larry McElroy, Shot Near Little Rock Air Force Base, Dies

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/17/2015 7:16 am

Authorities say an armed man who was shot by guards this week outside of an Air Force base in Arkansas has died.

Questions Surround Man Shot Near Gate at Little Rock Air Force Base

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/16/2015 7:02 am

Guards at the Little Rock Air Force Base perceived a threat when they shot and critically wounded a man who crashed his SUV near an entrance and got out of the vehicle holding a rifle, the base commander said.

Military: Man with Rifle Shot Near Gate at Little Rock Air Force Base

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/15/2015 2:42 pm

A civilian armed with a rifle was shot and critically wounded after trying to enter Little Rock Air Force Base on Monday, though it wasn't immediately clear why the man was trying to enter the sprawling base, military officials and police said.

Air Force Soars Above and Beyond for Families with Special Needs

by Blair Neel 6/1/2013 12:00 am

Moving from base to base, state to state, or even country to country can be a trying experience for any family, but families with special needs can face even greater challenges.

Duty Calls: Raising Special Needs Children In An Air Force Family

by Blair Neel 6/1/2013 12:00 am

The Gagnons are one of many Air Force families who have children with special needs. With her husband, Todd, currently on his second deployment, Maureen Gagnon is managing her three young sons’ special needs on her own.

Jacksonville

by Metro Little Rock Guide Staff 10/1/2012 12:00 am

Home to the only C-130 training base for the U.S. Department of Defense, Jacksonville is an important part of the nation’s military force, but the city of about 29,000 also possesses a family-friendly atmosphere that attracts many people.

Blue Angels Fly High at the Little Rock Air Force Base's Air Show This Weekend

by Blair Neel 9/5/2012 4:30 pm

Don't miss the free 2012 Heritage & Heroes Open House & Air Show this Sat.-Sun. (Sept. 8-9) at the Little Rock Air Force Base. In addition to viewing aerial performances, families can visit a children's area, entertainment center, info booths and more.

5 Items To Add to Your To-Do List for September

by Little Rock Family Staff 9/1/2012 12:00 am

Earth and Air are just two items you can celebrate on your fall calendar.

Best Places To Retire: Jacksonville (Special Promotional Section)

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

The warm relationship between Jacksonville and the LRAFB is one reason military retirees are making this scenic Little Rock suburb home. Not only do they have access to the base’s commissary but also to our outstanding local medical facilities.

Malik and Jonelle Buchanan are Heroes on the Home Front and Frontlines

by Lindsay Irvin 7/1/2011 12:00 am

United States Air Force Staff Sergeants Malik and Jonelle Buchanan not only serve our country but raise a young daughter together - in spite of four deployments and many other military challenges.

Jacksonville: Military Might

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 10/1/2010 12:00 am

Home to the only C-130 training base for the U.S. Department of Defense, Jacksonville is an important part of the nation’s military force, but the city of 30,000 also possesses a family-friendly atmosphere that attracts many people.

The Little Rock Guest Guide Directory to Arkansas Military History

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 5/1/2010 12:00 am

Greater Little Rock is steeped in military history. Gen. Douglas MacArthur was born here. The USS Razorback is docked on the North Little Rock shore of the Arkansas River. And Little Rock Air Force Base continues to be one of the area’s top employers. Here is a quick guide to some of the area’s top military attractions.

Military Might: All About The City of Jacksonville

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 11/1/2009 12:00 am

Jacksonville residents support the Little Rock Air Force Base, which draws servicemen and women from all over the nation and from different backgrounds.

A Look at Arkansas’ Military History

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 5/1/2009 12:00 am

Greater Little Rock is steeped in military history. Gen. Douglas MacArthur was born here. The USS Razorback is docked on the North Little Rock shore of the Arkansas River. And Little Rock Air Force Base continues to be one of the area’s top employers. Here is a quick guide to some of the area’s top military attractions.

Soaring Higher: All About The City of Jacksonville

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 10/1/2008 12:00 am

Positioned between the growing cities of North Little Rock and Cabot, Jacksonville has served as home for more than half a century for Little Rock Air Force Base.