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    Council votes on street contractor

    02/27/2015 02:53 PM CST
    By the end of summer, Jacksboro should have two overhauled streets.   The city council discussed awarding a bid for street rehabilitation for East Belknap and South 5th streets at its meeting Tuesday. 
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    Jack County operates smoothly during storm
    02/27/2015 02:50 PM CST - With adverse weather hitting the county Monday and Tuesday this week, things moved rather smoothly despite the Jack County Courthouse being closed.   Problems were kept to a minimum as drivers heeded requests to stay off the road. Read more

    McBrayer joins hospital board
    02/27/2015 02:49 PM CST - Jack County Hospital District Board welcomed a new member at its meeting Tuesday night.   Lori McBrayer was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of Rex Mathis, 74. Read more

    Tractor Supply is headed to Jacksboro
    02/27/2015 02:47 PM CST - Tractor Supply is coming to Jacksboro.   Lynda Pack, executive director of Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday that the deal is done and Tractor Supply will soon begin construction in the Lumar Addition. Read more

    Round two - NWS issues winter weather advisory
    02/24/2015 05:13 PM CST - The National Weather Service of Fort Worth has issued an urgent winter weather message for Jack, Montague, Cooke, Young, Jack, Stephens, Palo Pinto, Eastland, Erath, Henderson, Comanche, Mills, Hamilton, Bosque, Hill, Navarro, Freestone, Anderson, Coryell, Mclennan and Limestone counties. Read more

    Sheriff talks possible Bryson marshal
    02/23/2015 02:16 PM CST - City leaders and Jack County Sheriff Melvin Mayo met Thursday evening to discuss potential full-time law enforcement in the city. Mayor Sheila Birdwell said she and Mayor Pro Tem Joe Hess met with Mayo to see about the process of getting a marshal in the city, much like Strawn has in Palo Pinto County. Read more

    Relay for Life gears up for another year
    02/23/2015 02:15 PM CST - The Jack County Relay for Life committee is gearing up for another successful event. Teams have started fundraising, but it's not too late to join in. Read more

    Consultant helps local businesses with workshop
    02/23/2015 02:12 PM CST - Jacksboro business men and women had a chance to learn how to attract customers from all over in a special presentation Thursday.   Speaker and business consultant Jon Shallert hosted a workshop on increasing sales and profits as a destination business at First Baptist Church. Read more

    TxDOT PREPARES FOR ICY CONDITIONS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY IN DALLAS-FORT WORTH, I-20 CORRIDOR, PANHANDLE
    02/22/2015 05:03 PM CST - AUSTIN   The Texas Department of Transportation Sunday issued a warning to drivers in north and west Texas to be prepared for a wintry mix that could impact rush hour traffic Monday morning and driving throughout the day. Read more

    Jacksboro working towards better animal control
    02/19/2015 03:10 PM CST - The City of Jacksboro is ramping up its animal control service and doing so with a new face. Paul Medoza became the full-time animal control officer on February 9. Read more

    Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212. Full Story
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    Theater Review: 'Abundance' is a tragicomic look at Old West

    NEW YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family. Full Story