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    (Cherry Rushin)
    City checks out asphalt milling demo

    10/27/2014 04:37 PM CDT
    A Jacksboro contingency of eight visited Graham Thursday afternoon to see a piece of street equipment in action.   City Manager Mike Smith, councilmen Jeff Miller and Alton Morris, street department employees and Ronald Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Services took in a demonstration by the City of Graham’s street department of a milling machine called an Asphalt Zipper. 
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    Bryson to host meeting for public input on archway memorial
    10/27/2014 04:31 PM CDT - The Bryson ISD Board of Trustees will host a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 in the school auditorium to hear community input for the possible Archway Memorial to the JH/HS building that was built in 1937 and torn down this past summer. Read more

    Changes made for Christmas parade
    10/27/2014 04:30 PM CDT - The City of Jacksboro and Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce are mixing it up when it comes to this year’s Christmas festivities.   The City hosted a meeting Thursday for any interested business owners to discuss the lighted Christmas parade and decorations. Read more

    Extension hosts water testing
    10/27/2014 04:06 PM CDT - Texas Well Owner Network through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offered well water testing for residents.    “The program brought a mobile lab to the Jack County Extension Office to help water well owners to better understand they are responsible for the water quality of potable water that comes from their water wells,” Smith said. Read more

    State Rep. talks upcoming session
    10/23/2014 11:53 AM CDT - Drew Springer is ready to tackle some big issues in Austin.   The District 68 State Representative visited Jacksboro Tuesday to talk about some of his goals for the 84th Legislative Session. Read more

    The final beam is hoisted, FCH tops out
    10/23/2014 11:50 AM CDT - Faith Community Hospital “topped out” Tuesday afternoon.   As part of the ongoing construction process the facility put its last piece of steel on the outside of the structure Tuesday. Read more

    Man receives 10 year sentence for 3rd DWI
    10/23/2014 11:48 AM CDT - A jury Wednesday afternoon sentenced Preston Thomas Workman, 46, to 10 years in prison for Felony DWI 3rd or more, the maximum sentence allowed by law. Read more

    Texas voters to decide possible new transportation funding
    10/23/2014 11:37 AM CDT - AUSTIN, TX - Proposition 1 on the November 4th ballot adds new funding for transportation -- if approved by the voters. The funds will come from oil and gas production taxes. Read more

    Concerned Citizens offers open enrollment help
    10/23/2014 11:33 AM CDT - In this day and age, everyone is trying to make their money go as far as it can. When you’re a senior citizen that is doubly true.   With open enrollment for health insurance available, the Concerned Citizens organization is working with the Area Agency on Aging to do just that when it comes to seniors’ health insurance. Read more

    Hospital District contested race Q&A
    10/23/2014 11:32 AM CDT - Jack County has one local contested race for the Nov. 4 election. Three candidates are running for Place 3 of the Jack County Hospital District Board — incumbent Billy Cypert, Christine Cabanillas and Larry Hopwood. Read more