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    Local man arrested for cattle theft

    07/30/2015 03:07 PM CDT
    A Perrin man was arrested and charged with first degree felony theft of livestock of over $200,000 on Friday after stealing steers from a Nebraska rancher according to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. 
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    City considers abatement for four properties
    07/30/2015 03:04 PM CDT - Four more houses were up for abatement and possible demolition at Tuesday’s Jacksboro City Council meeting.   The council hosted a public hearing for four properties — 535 W. Read more

    FEMA cooperation progresses slowly for county
    07/30/2015 02:59 PM CDT - Albeit slowly, the wheels are beginning to turn concerning getting FEMA monies to help repair Jack county roads.   County Judge Mitchell Davenport said Monday he has received emails about area wide meetings concerning the roads situation for later in the week. Read more

    Springer talks 84th Lege at town hall
    07/30/2015 02:57 PM CDT - State Rep. Drew Springer gave a rundown of the 84th Legislative Session at a town hall meeting in Jacksboro Monday morning.   He seemed pleased with the budget the House passed. Read more

    New hospital set to open Sept. 21
    07/30/2015 02:54 PM CDT - Faith Community Hospital officials are expecting to be open in their new facility Sept. 21.   FCH Administrator Frank Beaman gave board members a timeline called “Moving In Faith” during Tuesday night’s board meeting. Read more

    Perrin-Whitt CISD chooses board leadership
    07/30/2015 02:52 PM CDT - During a brief 23-minute meeting Tuesday evening, Perrin ISD officials reorganized their board for another year.a   Mike Withaeger nominated himself as president and was approved by a 3-1 margin with Janet Adair casting the dissenting vote. Read more

    Wanted man arrested for shooting
    07/30/2015 02:51 PM CDT - A shooting that occurred Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of a wanted felon.   Edward Tanner, 36, of Jacksboro, is in the Jack County Jail on no bond after shooting Josh Owen. Read more

    Bryson ISD adjusts policies
    07/27/2015 03:19 PM CDT - BRYSON — School board members here discussed changes to a number of policies during a 2 1/2-hour meeting July 23. Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Jason Briles said he had made some change to the Athletic handbook. Read more

    Sexual assault trial begins
    07/24/2015 12:23 PM CDT - A Perrin man was found not guilty of sexual assault Wednesday afternoon. Testimony began Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Thomas Wade Rasberry, 46, who pled not guilty to the charge. Read more

    Jacksboro man dies in Young Co. Jail
    07/24/2015 12:20 PM CDT - Brian Rash The Graham Leader   The Texas Rangers are investigating the death of an inmate following an alleged fight at the Young County Jail July 13. Read more

    Police: Fake officer tried to pull over off-duty Ohio cop

    NORTH KINGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man pretending to be a police officer was caught and charged because the driver targeted by his bogus traffic stop was a real officer. Full Story
    Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

    'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.