Hastings in Jacksonville closing in June

      (KATV, Source: Hastings Entertainment) The Jacksonville,Arkansas Hastings location is closing due to store operating profit being lessthan that required by management. This location employs approximately 35 fulland part-time associates. All gift cards can be redeemed online.

      The last day ofsales will be June 9, with a going-out-of-business sale lasting through then inan attempt to empty the store's inventory of games, movies and music. The storeis located at 915 W. Main in Jacksonville.

      Hastings Entertainment Inc. wasfounded in 1968. It is best known for offering new and used books,videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronicsmerchandise, with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format.They currently have 135 stores in 19 states.