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  • BB loses to Holliday, 4-2 at home - 04/16/2015 12:29 PM CDT
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  • Obituary: Calvin Hilton - 04/13/2015 12:38 PM CDT
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    Local post office hours for tax deadline day

    04/15/2015 10:13 AM CDT
    Today is the federal income tax return filing deadline. Returns must be submitted by the end of the day electronically or postmarked to get in under the wire. 
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    Guardians ride for child abuse victims
    04/13/2015 12:35 PM CDT - This is the third part of a multi-part series looking at child abuse in Jack County.   Guardians of the Children are bikers with a cause. The group’s mission is to recognize and react to child abuse and educate the public to do the same. Read more

    Downtown fire awaiting investigation
    04/13/2015 12:38 PM CDT - It's been a little more than two weeks since the fire that destroyed Rick's Electronics and Chris Norvill and Associates took place, and the state fire marshal investigator is so far unable to investigate. Read more

    Jacksboro hosts baseball tournament
    04/11/2015 12:47 PM CDT - Jacksboro is hosting a little league baseball tournament this weekend. Organizer Travis Thompson said he expected close to 40 teams to visit for play all day into the evening Saturday and Sunday. Read more

    Trial takes toll on Olney man's family
    04/10/2015 05:23 PM CDT - This is the third part of a three-part report by Olney Enterprise editor Mindi Kimbro on Dustin Heard, an Olney native who was working for Blackwater Security Consulting in 2007 during a deadly incident in Iraq. Read more

    Living History set for Saturday at Fort
    04/10/2015 05:20 PM CDT - In a day where children and many people are tied to their phones and technology, it’s kind of nice to know there are still groups and organizations willing to take kids back and show them a little bit of history you just can’t learn on a computer. Read more

    FCH sees increase in surgeries
    04/10/2015 05:16 PM CDT - There has been an increase in minor surgical procedures performed in Jacksboro over the last 18 months thanks to the surgical suite at Faith Community Hospital (FCH). Read more

    Food bank sees great need during first quarter
    04/07/2015 04:45 PM CDT - In the first quarter of 2015, Jack County Food Pantry provided 13,680 meals at an average cost of $0.20 per meal/$2.89 per person.   “We have been fortunate that the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank has been well stocked and reasonably priced so far this year,” said Director Sheri Kettlety. Read more

    Rise in aid sought with market downturn
    04/07/2015 04:44 PM CDT - Editor’s note: This is the first report of a multi-part series on the rising number of applicants for Medicaid and SNAP assistance in Graham and Jack County. Read more

    Local newspapers soon to go digital
    04/07/2015 04:41 PM CDT - The oldest business institution in Jack County will soon have all of it’s history online. Well, most of it.   Thanks to the Gladys Johnson Ritchie Public Library, Jacksboro Newspapers will soon be available on the University of North Texas’ Portal to Texas History. Read more

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    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
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    Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville. Full Story