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    City council orders two abatements

    08/28/2015 03:55 PM CDT
    Jacksboro City Council approved orders to abate two properties at its meeting this week — 535 W. Archer St. and 701 Brook St.   Star Kinder reported that some debris has been cleared and gave a presentation of photos of the remains of the house on the property at 535 W. 
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    Donation discussion continues
    08/28/2015 03:51 PM CDT - At least one Jacksboro City Council member has shifted his stance on funds for the library and Concerned Citizens.   Alderman Brian Isbell said he looked at the intangibles such as quality of life which carried a lot of weight with him. Read more

    Sheriff seeks raises for jailers
    08/28/2015 03:50 PM CDT - Several county entities are undergoing the budget process presently, everyone making a plea to make sure their department is not overlooked. Jack County Sheriff Melvin Mayo made his plea Monday morning before the jack County Commissioners Court, trying to get pay increases for his jail employees, stating the county pays clerks and janitors at the courthouse more than “the people who work for the inmates. Read more

    Hospital hosts public hearing
    08/28/2015 03:49 PM CDT - Faith Community Hospital hosted its second of two public hearings to get public feedback on the proposed tax rate Thursday afternoon.   Hospital CEO Frank Beaman told the board at its July meeting because of an increase in valuation, due in part to a nearby wind farm going online, he asked the board to keep its current tax rate of 31. Read more

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    VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus

    After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud.