News Stories

Following a special presentation, Sheriff Tom Spurlock spoke Monday at a town hall meeting of about 20 attendees hosted by the Jacksboro Police Department along with STOMP at the Jacksboro Middle S

Jack County Judge Mitchell Davenport said many people are asking if the county is still under a burn ban.

He wants all to know that it is.

Local Ag Extension officials are trying to get people into walking as part of a statewide campaign.

Sports

Squad opens play this weekend

Filling a hole can be difficult.

Jacksboro busy with tournaments this weekend

Jacksboro’s varsity baseball and softball teams compete in tournaments this weekend.

Kaylea Maples drives the baseline

DUBLIN – Heading into Friday night’s rematch with Tuscola Jim Ned, which had beaten Jacksboro by 21 in the opening weeks of the season, fans and players alike were interested to see how much the Ti

Obituaries

Doneta Deen “Mam” Leach died February 16, 2017 in Wichita Falls. She was 87 years old.

Rex Lee Mathis passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017 in Abilene, Texas. He was 76 years old.

Laura Ellen McAnear passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Jacksboro, Texas at the age of 87 years old.

Lifestyles

Georgia Faye Jackson and Burless “Ed”  Sparks were crowned Jacksboro Healthcare Center’s Valentine’s Day Queen and King February 14 during a special holiday celebration at the care facility. 

The Oakwood Cemetery Association will begin its annual spring cleanup Wednesday March 1. Easter is April 16, and it is always the goal of the association to have the work completed by that time.

Dylan Cawley Perrin School eighth grader won the Jack County Area Spelling Bee February 6.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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