• Friday, October 2, 2015 Classifieds - 10/01/2015 03:11 PM CDT
  • Tigers win 4th straight, 48-0 - 10/02/2015 11:11 PM CDT
  • West selected as 2015 Homecoming Queen - 10/03/2015 01:06 PM CDT
  • Blue Monday all week long? - 09/29/2015 04:55 PM CDT
  • Obituary: R.W. "Dub" Patton - 09/30/2015 07:41 PM CDT
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    Homecoming parade 'biggest ever'

    10/02/2015 06:29 PM CDT
    Jacksboro's 2015 Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon was the "biggest ever" according to Lanora Joslin of the Ex-Students Association. Parade winners were Jacksboro Healthcare winning the Tiger Pride Award and The Class of '85 winning the judges choice. 
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    It's Homecoming time!
    10/02/2015 12:00 PM CDT - Homecoming is underway. School was released early at 11:30 a.m. and parade floats are making their way to line up. Homecoming week was kicked off with the bonfire Monday night. Read more

    Joplin shooting case to go before grand jury
    10/05/2015 09:58 AM CDT - The case involving the June 2 shooting near Joplin resulting in the death of Kenneth Boone should go before the Jack County grand jury Nov. 6.   Assistant District Attorney Jay Lapham said the DA's office investigators have been assisting the Texas Ranger in working the case. Read more

    Council approves abatement for new retailer
    10/01/2015 05:40 PM CDT - Jacksboro may soon see a new retailer coming to town with the help of the Economic Development Corporation.   What the new business will be is a mystery until the EDC announces it. Read more

    County set for National 4-H Week
    10/01/2015 05:38 PM CDT - Jack County Commissioners listened to a pair of presentations concerning county groups during Monday’s meeting.   County Extension Agent — Family and Consumer Science Alinda Cox spoke of National 4-H Week which runs Oct. Read more

    Stolen City funds recovered
    10/01/2015 05:35 PM CDT - Jacksboro recently received a big check and is waiting for it to clear the bank.   The City has received all of the money determined to have been stolen by former City Finance Director Erika Hobson. Read more

    JPD to host National Night Out Tuesday
    10/01/2015 05:29 PM CDT - Jacksboro police officers are inviting everyone out for a good time Tuesday evening.   Jacksboro Police Department will celebrate National Night Out, America’s largest annual crime prevention event, from 6 to 9 p. Read more

    County announces poll changes for Nov. 3 elections
    10/01/2015 05:44 PM CDT - Some changes have been made to polling places as voting for the Nov. 3 election is upcoming.   Early voting can be done at the Courthouse, Room 203. Read more

    Texas unemployment rate drops to lowest since 2001
    09/29/2015 04:42 PM CDT - The Texas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent in August, the lowest rate of unemployment for Texas since January of 2001. The Texas rate continued to trend below the national unemployment rate, which stood at 5. Read more

    Principal gives improvement plan update
    09/29/2015 04:39 PM CDT - For the second year, Jacksboro Elementary School received a state accountability rating of “improvement required.” Principal Angie Myrick gave an update at this weeks school board meeting of what faculty and administrators are doing to bring those STAAR test scores up. Read more