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    Watch Kids around Water on Labor Day Weekend

    Child drowning count reaches 58 in Texas this year
    08/29/2014 07:14 PM CDT
    Labor Day Weekend is an end of the summer ritual that for many Texans that means picnics, barbeques, and outdoor activities around water.  Don't let your end-of-summer celebration turn to tragedy. 
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    Overloaded trailer causes accident
    08/29/2014 07:07 PM CDT - At approximately 8 a.m. this morning, a truck pulling a trailer traveling south on Highway 199 south of Pump Station Road wrecked. The DPS Trooper at the scene said it appeared the trailer the truck was pulling was overload. Read more

    Hospital administrator takes challenge for friend
    08/29/2014 07:14 PM CDT - It was cloudy and an unseasonably cool 82 degrees Friday afternoon and Frank Beaman had a cold. But the Faith Community Hospital administrator wasn't the least apprehensive about dumping a cooler full of ice water on his head. Read more

    County processes governor after felony indictment
    08/28/2014 01:19 PM CDT - Gov. Rick Perry on Aug. 20 walked the block and a half from the Governor’s Mansion to the Travis County Courthouse, presented himself for arraignment by a state district judge and routine booking procedures, spoke at a five-minute press conference and left. Read more

    Council hosts second tax rate public hearing
    08/28/2014 12:02 PM CDT - Jacksboro City Council hosted its second public hearing concerning the proposed tax rate for fiscal year 2014-2015.The proposed tax rate is $1.18 per $100 of valuation which with increased property values should bring approximately $66,000 more in revenues than last year. Read more

    JISD adopts tax rate, budget
    08/28/2014 11:30 AM CDT - Jacksboro ISD school board met Tuesday and adopted its 2014-2015 tax rate and budget.The tax rate was set at $1.04 per $100 of valuation for maintenance and operations and 46 cents for debt service. Read more

    USDA invests in Ag entrepreneurs
    08/26/2014 09:39 AM CDT - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the importance of rural entrepreneurs to the U.S. economy and announced investments to help rural businesses grow, diversify and create jobs. Read more

    Hundreds of smart meters installed
    08/26/2014 09:24 AM CDT - The City of Jacksboro is well on its way to begin using smart meters to track water usage. The City purchased 1,400 of the automated meter readers in January 2013. Read more

    Cause of 4th Street fire undetermined
    08/26/2014 09:02 AM CDT - Jacksboro Fire Department officials report that the cause of the Aug. 7 fire that burned the home of Connie Wilkerson has been undermined. “We’re not for sure. Read more

    RRC report provides well fire details
    08/26/2014 08:57 AM CDT - More details have been made available on the Murray well flash fire that occurred Aug. 2.According to the report from the Texas Railroad Commission, Cody Murray’s brother-in-law George Hodges reported to the RRC inspector that the Murray’s 4-year-old daughter, Allysa informed them that water was bubbling out of the water well and flowing out of the water well house. Read more

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    Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. Full Story
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    After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stage

    NEW YORK (AP) — A brotherly reunion is coming to the City of Brotherly Love: Family band Kings of Leon will play its first show Sunday in Philadelphia since drummer Nathan Followill injured his ribs. Full Story