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    Retired Teachers take part in book project

    02/23/2015 02:24 PM CST
    Jack County Retired Employees Association participated in the Children’s Book Project.   Books are provided for students in school by this organization that is a part of Texas Retired Teacher’s Association. 
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    Oakwood Cemetery set to begin cleanup March 1
    02/23/2015 02:21 PM CST - Oakwood Cemetery Association will begin its annual spring cleanup Sunday, March 1. Easter is Sunday, April 5 and it is the goal of the association to have the work completed by that time. Read more

    Singer, songwriter offers prison ministry
    02/23/2015 02:10 PM CST - A singer, songwriter who has been on the Jacksboro music scene for several years is finally releasing his first album. Most people probably haven’t heard of Steve Moon. Read more

    Jacksboro FCCLA hosts "Walk for a Cure"
    02/19/2015 03:18 PM CST - Diabetes kills one person every eight seconds. In the United States 29.1 million people have diabetes. Diabetes kills more than breast cancer each year, but breast cancer fundraisers make $253 million dollars more than diabetes fundraisers. Read more

    County students succeed in spelling bee
    02/19/2015 03:16 PM CST - Emily Myrick placed first in the Area Spelling Bee hosted at Jacksboro Auditorium Feb. 6. She will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee set for March 18. Read more

    Perrin One Act places third in district competition
    02/16/2015 11:38 AM CST - Students from Perrin-Whitt Junior High competed in their District UIL One Act Play in Newcastle Jan. 7.    As one of six schools that performed in the day's competition, Perrin students took home several awards including Shelby Tollefson, Best Actress; Rocky Moore, All-Star Cast; Brianna Bryant ­— Honorable Mention All-Star Cast; and Dakota Armstrong — Technical / Crew. Read more

    Texas A&M Forest Service celebrates 100 years
    02/16/2015 11:32 AM CST - Over the past 100 years, Texas A&M Forest Service has accomplished many feats, including establishing itself as a premiere entity in both forestry and all-hazard response. Read more

    2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

    SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media. Full Story
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    Johansson: Nothing 'creepy or inappropriate' about Travolta

    Scarlett Johansson defended John Travolta on Thursday, calling the actor "a class act" and denouncing the image of the two on the Academy Awards red carpet as "an unfortunate still-frame" that doesn't reflect a "totally sweet and totally welcome" encounter. Full Story