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Several community members came out Tuesday evening to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Wise Hope Crisis Shelter.

Rep. Drew Springer hosted a town hall meeting Monday afternoon in Jacksboro. The Texas District 69 Representative talked about the upcoming legislative session to begin Jan.

BRYSON – School board members here received details on a monument honoring the State Champ One Act Play students.


Jacksboro heads to City View next Friday

Jacksboro scored early and often Friday evening, keeping its playoff hopes alive with a 48-0 win over Millsap at Tiger Stadium.

Perrin travels to Lindsay Friday

ERRIN – In the annual grudge match between schools roughly 25 miles apart, Santo continued its recent win streak of host Perrin, scoring early and often in a 69-13 win Oct. 14.

NEWCASTLE – Visiting Bryson got off to a good start in the first half here Friday night, but a young Cowboy team allowed the Bobcats to come back and several turnovers were the death knell for the


Kirby Whitaker, 44, of Kingsland, Texas, formerly of Jacksboro, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 in Burnet, Texas. Services will be at 2 p.m.

Geneva Jane “Penny” Walker, 85, entered into Heaven’s Gates and into the loving arms of Jesus on October 15, 2016 in Mineral Wells. 

Edith Lavenia (Wood) Aley, 94, of Jacksboro, Texas passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in Jacksboro. Service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Coker Funeral Home Chapel.


The Texas Department of State Health Services will conduct an immunization and flu clinic in Jacksboro from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 at Live Oak Baptist Church.

Roxanna Rumage Maddox, Jacksboro High School Class of ’76, presented a $560 donation from her class to Russonna Jones-Briscoe, director of the Concerned Citizens of Jack County last week.

Diagnostic imaging in the medical field has undoubtedly transformed the way physicians diagnose, monitor and treat patients with a wide range of medical conditions.

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