News Stories

A Jacksboro teen was killed in an early morning accident near Mineral Wells Saturday.

A Jacksboro Middle School student was killed when she was hit by a car Sunday afternoon.

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series discussing the legalization of the sale of alcohol in Jacksboro.


Boys play Thursday in Archer City

Jacksboro's girls basketball squad ran their record to 6-2 and a Jacksboro Shootout title with a 42-16 win over Decatur in Saturday's round robin championship.

Riley Rollans fights for defensive position against Grandview

Jacksboro's girls won a pair and the boys dropped one as action continues in the Jacksboro Shootout at Tiger Gym.

Congrats to the Tigers

Thanks to a fourth-place finish in District 5-3A Division II, Jacksboro placed a number of players on the All-District teams released this week.


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. 


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.

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