News Stories

A woman was killed in a crash Thursday morning on Highway 281 just north of Jack County.

A woman evaded police for more than an hour Wednesday night in a car chase that ended in Jacksboro.

A crash in Decatur Monday night claimed the life of John Joseph Callan. 

He was the father of Jacksboro student Johnny Callan who was killed in a crash south of Mineral Wells Nov. 26.

Sports

Jacksboro now 7-3 on the year

ARCHER CITY – Jacksboro’s girls' basketball squad opened tournament play here with a 62-26 win over Olney Thursday morning.

Monday's game last before Christmas

BOWIE ­— Jacksboro Middle School’s 8th-grade boys hoopsters played district games with Bowie and the ‘A’ team attended a tournament with Bowie.

Girls face City View Monday

Jacksboro Middle School’s 7th grade girls basketball squads split with visiting Bowie during the Tigerettes’ home opener Nov, 28.

Obituaries

John Leonard “Johnny” Callan, of Jacksboro, Texas, was born February 2, 1999 in Fort Worth, Texas.

On November 14, 2016, Bill G. Armstrong moved on to join the many loved ones who have passed before him into Heaven. 

Elvis Herman Brown passed away at his home at Truce, Texas on November 4, 2016 at the age of 82. 

He was born May 18, 1934 in Truce Texas to Archie and Georgia Ann (Dove) Brown. 

Lifestyles

The Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce hosted two ribbon cuttings in recent weeks. On Friday, Nov. 4, the Chamber welcome new member Seams Sew Right quilt shop.

Mason Spiller of Jacksboro recently received his license as an Attorney and Counselor at Law from the Supreme Court of Texas and the State Bar of Texas. The Honorable John H.

After a three-year hiatus, Jack County Toys for Tots is up and running again with its mission to leave no child without something under the tree this Christmas.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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Jacksboro, Texas 76458

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