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    Commissioners accept annual audit report

    11/21/2014 03:15 PM CST
    Jack County Commissioners accepted an annual audit report from the Sheriff’s Office during Wednesday’s meeting.   Sheriff Melvin Mayo said the audit of seizure account monies is done every year in conjunction with the fiscal year. 
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    FCH welcomes new nurse practitioner
    11/21/2014 03:14 PM CST - There’s a new face in the halls of Faith Community Hospital.   Nurse Practitioner Mackenzie Prince has joined the medical staff and was on her third day of seeing patients Wednesday. Read more

    Perrin students try 'drunk' driving
    11/21/2014 03:11 PM CST - High school students of Perrin-Whitt CISD were recently given the opportunity to experience the effects of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, all under the supervision of Jack County Sheriff Deputy and School Resource Officer Eddie Royer. Read more

    City talks ban on burning
    11/14/2014 01:31 PM CST - The City of Jacksboro has put a hold on the issuance of burn permits. The hold was discussed at Monday’s city council meeting.   City Manager Mike Smith explained the hold was a temporary measure to address a citizen complaint. Read more

    Jail to house Palo Pinto inamates
    11/14/2014 11:48 AM CST - Jack County Jail officials will begin housing inmates from Palo Pinto County after commissioners approved an interlocal agreement Monday morning.   Sheriff Melvin Mayo said the agreement is for up to 20 inmates at a cost of $45 per day per inmate. Read more

    Parent addresses school board regarding member conduct
    11/14/2014 11:46 AM CST - Dori Farber, a parent of a Jacksboro ISD student, addressed the school board Monday night during the open forum portion of its regular meeting.    Farber referred to an encounter between her husband and School Board Trustee Travis Thompson at Tiger Stadium. Read more

    JISD approves improvement plan
    11/14/2014 11:46 AM CST - Jacksboro ISD school board approved the district and campus improvement plans for the school year at Monday’s meeting.   The high school and middle school met the standards for the year ending 2014, but the elementary school did not and as a result, a 2014-2015 campus targeted improvement plan had to adopted for the elementary school as well. Read more

    Neighborhood watch topic at town hall
    11/14/2014 11:44 AM CST - Jacksboro city officials and Jack County officials are looking to start another neighborhood watch program to battle what is seen as an increasing problem with drugs in the area. Read more

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    Who's behind Christmas tree at Paris' Notre Dame?

    PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government. Full Story
    National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years

    The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame: ——— 2014: Little green army men Bubbles Rubik's Cube ——— 2013: Rubber duck Chess ——— 2012: Dominoes Star Wars action figures ——— 2011: Blanket Full Story