Student volunteers mow, trim trees and remove brush at a property on South 9th Street Saturday as part of Operation Restoration. Organizers from the Jacksboro FFA with participants from several student groups and more, hope to make the community service project an annual event.
Jacksboro Elementary students learn about different types of foliage with Martha Hackley Salmon during their visit to Richards Ranch as part of the Kids on the Land program. The annual event provides a hands-on learning experience teaching children about the land that sustains them and how to protect it.
Kent Olsen, a professional beekeeper, discusses beekeeping for a group at the Jack County Fair Barn in October. Olsen will return to Jacksboro to share his expertise June 2 during the museum’s Pioneer Day.

News Stories

Student volunteers mow, trim trees and remove brush at a property on South 9th Street Saturday as part of Operation Restoration. Organizers from the Jacksboro FFA with participants from several student groups and more, hope to make the community service project an annual event.

After nearly a year of planning and preparation, Jacksboro FFA executed a successful Operation Restoration.

At Monday’s meeting, the Jacksboro City Council called for an election to determine whether or not voters in the city want to legalize the sale of alcohol.

The Bryson One-Act Play cast and crew competed at the UIL 1A State Meet Monday afternoon at the Austin Performing Arts Center.

Sports

Faith Community Hospital is hosting the BREAST Inflatable 5K in Texas on Saturday, June 25 at Lake Jacksboro.

Girls wishing to learn the finer points of basketball and volleyball can attend a combined camp June 6-8 at Jacksboro High School.

Chace Talley and Ashlyn Cox were named Athletes of the Year

PERRIN — Pirate athletes were honored for their hard work on and off the athletic field during the annual Athletic Banquet May 20.

Obituaries

Bradley David Horton born August 8, 1953 passed away March 23, 2016 at his home in Jacksboro.

Tom Loftin, age 75, went to meet his Lord and Savior May 16, 2016.  

Mable Emogene Nanson passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 in Decatur, Texas. She was 86 years old.

Lifestyles

The Texas FFA Association selected 10 agriculture students to participate in the Ford Leadership Scholars program and receive a $1,000 scholarship upon completion of the program.

Jacksboro Elementary students learn about different types of foliage with Martha Hackley Salmon during their visit to Richards Ranch as part of the Kids on the Land program. The annual event provides a hands-on learning experience teaching children about the land that sustains them and how to protect it.

As the school year at Jacksboro Elementary School comes to a close, the eagerly awaited event for third, fourth and fifth graders is their annual trip to the Richards Ranch for the award-winning Ki

Kent Olsen, a professional beekeeper, discusses beekeeping for a group at the Jack County Fair Barn in October. Olsen will return to Jacksboro to share his expertise June 2 during the museum’s Pioneer Day.

The Jack County Museum’s 13th annual Pioneer Day: A Living History Day will be held  Saturday, June 4 on the grounds of the museum at 241 W. Belknap. 

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