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    Fatal crash in southeastern Jack County

    04/18/2014 04:33 PM CDT
    An accident on Highway 199 took the life of a Poolville man Friday afternoon.DPS Trooper Terry Lockridge said Charles Smith, 57, traveling westbound on Highway 199 was struck by a Jeep Rubicon while attempting to make a lefthand turn onto FM 2210. 
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    Events set for National Day of Prayer
    04/18/2014 02:11 PM CDT - Jack County will host four events May 1 — at Main Street Bistro in Jacksboro; Cabin Park in Bryson; Perrin Volunteer Fire Department; and T&S Manufacturing in Jermyn All four events will begin at noon. Read more

    Jack County school tax rates compared
    04/18/2014 02:07 PM CDT - Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a five part series on tax rates in Jack County.The information selected within the graph illustrates tax rates, values and taxes levied for Jack County school districts compared to other districts within their 2014-2016 UIL football alignments. Read more

    Perrin VFD gets new truck just in time
    04/18/2014 01:58 PM CDT - The JCRFD received donations from a group of landowners last year that own property in the Perrin area. The department was asked to earmark the funds to build a new wildland engine for use in Perrin VFD’s primary response area. Read more

    Commissioners discuss Wizard Wells lake road
    04/18/2014 01:48 PM CDT - During the Jack County Commissioners meeting held Monday, Jerome and Lewis Christian from Wizard Wells brought their concerns with Wizard Wells Lake. Due to low levels, it has become inaccessible. Read more

    Best shares story of breast cancer survival
    04/14/2014 06:27 PM CDT - Breast cancer survivor Phyllis Best shared her story and journey of surviving breast cancer. “I’d always been faithful about getting my mammograms. Read more

    Citizens talk issues at townhall
    04/14/2014 06:25 PM CDT - Juan L. Salazar hosted an informal town hall meeting Saturday evening at First National Bank’s Scarborough Center. Approximately 20 residents attended the meeting to discuss concerns. Read more

    Fort celebrates 148 years
    04/14/2014 06:23 PM CDT - Fort Richardson State Park was in full bloom on Saturday.  More than a thousand visitors came out for the fort’s 148th anniversary.Reenactors from all over the state of Texas were there enjoying the day and telling the story of the fort’s early years during the 1860s to 1870s. Read more

    Council discusses bulk water, College Street
    04/14/2014 06:19 PM CDT - Bulk water rates were discussed at last week’s city council meeting. Raising the rates was discussed at the previous meeting but because it was listed as an item of discussion and not of consideration, council could not vote. Read more

    City enters mild drought conditions
    04/10/2014 11:27 AM CDT - Jacksboro is currently under stage one drought conditions. For the city of Jacksboro, the three levels of drought condition are mild, moderate and severe. Read more

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
    Theater producer denies sex abuse claim

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a theater producer on Wednesday denied sexual abuse claims made against their client in a lawsuit by a man who has leveled similar allegations against other entertainment industry figures. Full Story
    Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a boy for Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. A spokeswoman for the "Tron: Legacy" actress confirms the couple welcomed son Otis Alexander on Sunday. Full Story