The City of Jacksboro hopes to add a system to circulate water in the west water tower to reduce disinfection by-products.

News Stories

Anyone wishing to set off fireworks for the 4th of July holiday can do so Monday at Lake Jacksboro.

The City of Jacksboro will allow fireworks at the lake from 7 p.m. to midnight Monday.

The City of Jacksboro hopes to add a system to circulate water in the west water tower to reduce disinfection by-products.

Jacksboro City Manager Mike Smith discussed some areas of focus for the utility fund during Monday’s regular city council meeting.

City Manager Mike Smith delivered a report on current and future street projects at the Jacksboro City Council meeting Monday.

Here is his report.

Sports

Jacksboro needed overtime to hold off Graham in a summer league game June 16.

Jacksboro’s boys summer league basketball team needed overtime June 16 but the Tigers held on for a thrilling 43-41 win over visiting Graham. at JHS Gym.

Jacksboro won the REd River Showcase last weekend with a win over Muenster in the finals.

GAINESVILLE — With a mix of young and veteran alike, Jacksboro’s girls summer league basketballers won the Red River Showcase here Sunday.

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Obituaries

Anita “Pauline” Long passed away June 28, 2016 in Decatur after a short illness. She was 90 years old.

Pauline was born February 10, 1926 in Archer City, Texas to Paul and Annie Wright. 

Linda Earlene Hesteande, of Jacksboro, Texas passed away on Saturday June 25, 2016 in Jacksboro. She was 76 years old. 

Paul Andrew Williamson, of Jacksboro, Texas passed away at his home on Tuesday June 28, 2016. He was 55 years old. 

Lifestyles

Attorney Robert Massey, based in Wichita Falls, together with his family will be reading the Declaration of Independence of the United States on the front steps of the Jack County Courthouse on Mon

Fireworks, food and fun are the way many Americans will be celebrating Independence Day this year.

On June 11 and 12, the 47th G.M. Kinnard Reunion was held in Jacksboro. On Saturday evening, Neely and Lucille Tipton hosted a backyard picnic.

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