News Stories

Jacksboro is mourning the loss of yet another student — the third in less than two months.

With the new year comes new hope for those in the oil and gas industry.

Local producer Ken Swan is encouraged by the upcoming change in the federal administration and recent trends.

BRYSON – The city had a “good year” overall financially after audit results for the city’s books were revealed to council members Monday evening.


Today's basketball games are called off

Jacksboro's basketball games set for this evening have been moved to Thursday, officials announced Tuesday morning.

Bryson opens district tonight vs. Graford

BRYSON – The Cowboys took a 17-point lead at half vs.

Boys play at Henrietta Monday

JMS’ ‘A’ boys basketball squads were swept at home by visiting Holliday Jan. 5.


Anita Palmer Hackley, age 71, died January 6, 2017 at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. 

Carolyn Sue Fojtik passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 in Jacksboro, Texas. She was 69 years old.

Dorothy LaNell Hudson was born on November 20, 1946 to William Orville and Lillie Bell (DeShane) Long, Sr.


Dan Fowler was left with $300 in his checking account when he took a job as Animal Control Officer with the City of Jacksboro. Many folks are glad he took the position.

Proceeds from the January sales of the book “Reenie’s Ranch Adventure” written by 2016 Texas Ford Leadership Scholar Katherine Fazzino of Rudder will go to the Johnny Callen Scholarship Fund

It’s that time of the year again; clean your closets, reorganize your pantry, break New Year’s resolutions in record time and get your Jacksboro Community Food Pantry 2016 update to the community.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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Jacksboro, Texas 76458

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