• State Rep. talks upcoming session - 10/23/2014 11:53 AM CDT
  • JMS 7th win first game - 10/23/2014 11:44 AM CDT
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 Classifieds - 10/23/2014 03:18 PM CDT
  • Death Notice: John Campbell - 10/24/2014 12:05 PM CDT
    (Cherry Rushin)
    Jack County 3rd graders take part in Science Day

    10/23/2014 11:58 AM CDT
    Jack County AgriLife Extension Service hosted third grade Science Day Tuesday. Third graders from Jacksboro, Bryson and Perrin visited the Jack County Fair Barn to get some hands-on science learning. 
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    BBBS Fall Fest fundraiser coming up this weekend
    10/23/2014 11:39 AM CDT - A new tradition in Jacksboro will have families able to get ready for Halloween a bit early.   The 4th Annual Fall Fest, sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters Jack County is scheduled from 2 to 6 p. Read more

    Chamber welcomes Candlewood Suites
    10/16/2014 04:42 PM CDT - Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce welcomes Candlewood Suites of Decatur. The extended stay hotel offers studio suites, fully-equipped kitchens, and is pet friendly. Read more

    Prevent Halloween from becoming a spooky nightmare
    10/16/2014 04:40 PM CDT - The risk of a child being hit by a car is roughly four times higher on Halloween than on any other night of the year.  That’s when more than 40 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 hit the trick-or-treat trails. Read more

    JCRSEA to host fundraiser Oct. 24
    10/16/2014 04:37 PM CDT - Jack County Retired School Employees Association will hold a Smoked Pork Plate Dinner from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.    Three meats will be on each plate — pork tenderloin, ham and Muenster sausage served with all the trimmings. Read more

    Hood recognized at state fair
    10/16/2014 04:34 PM CDT - Jack County 4-H officer Karson Hood, center, receives recognition from Bruce Sifford, Texas State Fair chairman of livestock committee; Kaci McClatchey Creel, DairyMax representative; Alan Walne, Texas State Fair chairman of the board; Mitchell Glieber, Texas State Fair president and CEO on the Chevy Main Stage at the fair Tuesday. Read more

    Quilt winner
    10/16/2014 04:33 PM CDT - Busy Bee Quilt Show Winner of the donation quilt that club members worked on was Terri Skinner of Wichita Falls, who attended her first quilt show. Presenting the quilt to Skinner is Wanda Davis. Read more

    Parents invited to safety program
    10/16/2014 04:32 PM CDT - Jacksboro ISD will host Sgt. Bill Davis who will present his program, “Child Abuse, Bullies in Schools, Sex and the Law” from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. Read more

    Ladies of Faith to focus on breast health awareness
    10/16/2014 04:28 PM CDT - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, Faith Community Hospital is hosting a special Ladies of Faith program focusing on breast health. Read more

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    Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
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    Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.