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    Council undecided on open carry

    02/11/2016 07:19 PM CST
    Jacksboro City Council opted to table consideration banning concealed and/or open carry of handguns in city buildings.   City Manager Mike Smith said he put a resolution together, but since the last meeting, council members approached him with varying opinions. 
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    4-Hers present to county commissioners
    02/11/2016 07:17 PM CST - Jack County Commissioners got to hear several stories from 4-H youth taking part in local stock shows recently.   County Extension Agent Alinda Cox said all the kids are learning a lesson by taking part in shows, such as Fort Worth, San Angelo, San Antonio and Houston over the next few weeks. Read more

    Progessive Waste announces schedule change
    02/11/2016 07:16 PM CST - In order to better serve the customers in Jacksboro, Progressive Waste will begin a new pick-up schedule. Those customers who currently have their trash picked up on Monday will be changed to a Friday pick-up schedule. Read more

    Arrest made in Perrin assault
    02/11/2016 07:13 PM CST - The Jack County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman Monday for running over her ex-boyfriend last week in Perrin.   Donna Kay Cain, 51, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and her bond has been set at $20,000. Read more

    JISD to lose principal, curriculum director
    02/11/2016 07:11 PM CST - Jacksboro ISD School Board accepted some resignations at its meeting this week.   Staff members who resigned are Curriculum Director Diana White, Elementary Principal Angie Myrick, Kortnie Allen, Dianna Clayton and Linda Collie. Read more

    Jack County Sheriff candidate Q&A
    02/11/2016 07:09 PM CST - There are three candidates running for Jack County Sheriff on the Republican ticket. They are incumbent Melvin Mayo, John Orr and Tom Spurlock. The Jacksboro Herald-Gazette asked each candidate nine questions to better acquaint voters with them and their goals. Read more

    Fire on Causeway Road contained
    02/05/2016 05:06 PM CST - A fire on Causeway Road south of the Zack Burkett rock crusher has been contained as of 4:45 p.m. Friday. Jacksboro firefighters called for additional aid from Jack County East and Perrin Rural Volunteer fire departments at approximately shortly after 2 p. Read more

    Constable candidate Q&A
    02/04/2016 04:47 PM CST - There are two candidates running for Jack County Constable on the Republican ticket. They are Clyde Watson and David VanderKaay. The Jacksboro Herald-Gazette asked each candidate five questions to better acquaint voters with them, their qualifications and goals. Read more

    Service companies keeping busy for now
    02/04/2016 04:33 PM CST - Editor's note: This is the second part of a multi-part series looking at the effects of the downturn in the oil industry on the Jack County community. Read more

    Perrin man hospitalized following dispute with ex-girlfriend
    02/05/2016 04:43 PM CST - Jack County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an assault in which a man was run over by a car Monday morning.   Sheriff Melvin Mayo said dispatch received the call at approximately 7:30 a. Read more

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    Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

    Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.