News Stories

County Commissioners will be going back out for bids for road materials and rock hauling after no bids were received.

Jacksboro will turn purple for another reason this month. The Wise Hope Shelter and Crisis Center is spreading purple ribbons and more as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

A fixture in Jack County politics for nearly 30 years, County Judge Mitchell Davenport announced Monday he will not be running for re-election.

Sports

NOCONA – In honor of its Indian namesake, a large arrow going into the ground is displayed prominently near the parking lot at Nocona High.

One step down, four more to take.

Jacksboro Middle School’s football teams opened district here Oct. 12.

The seventh grade remained unbeaten at 3-0-1 with a 38-0 win over the ‘Cats to go to 3-0-1 for the year.

Obituaries

Our beloved husband, father and grandfather, K Conner was claimed by his Lord on August 19, 2017 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dr.

Donald “Don” Ray New, age 79, passed away September 9, 2017 at his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico. 

Dennis Ray Varner went home September 15, 2017 in Jacksboro. He was born September 3, 1955 in Waco, Texas to Geraldine and A.B. “Red” Varner.

Lifestyles

Jacksboro High School freshman English teacher Susan Coley was the recipient of a gift for her classroom just in time for the new school year.

Jacksboro VFW Post 8914 hosted a school supply drive Saturday with Army Warriors, Leatherneck and the Boozfighters motorcycle clubs.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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Jacksboro, Texas 76458

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