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  • Obituary: Virginia Ainsworth - 10/17/2014 07:28 PM CDT
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    Senate wind turbine burns

    10/20/2014 05:49 PM CDT
    A wind turbine caught fire north of Bryson this afternoon shortly after 1 p.m.   The turbine, located south of Loving Road in the Cox Mountain vicinity, part of the Senate Wind Farm, burned as firefighters monitored it. 
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    League of Women Voters 2014 Voters Guide now available
    10/16/2014 04:36 PM CDT - Austin, Texas - The League of Women Voters Texas (LWV-TX) 2014 General Election Voters Guide is now available. Print copies in English and Spanish are accessible through many libraries and distribution by local Leagues. Read more

    Jacksboro city council divvies donations
    10/16/2014 04:30 PM CDT - Jacksboro City Council decided Tuesday how to split the $40,000 earmarked for donations budgeted for the current fiscal year which began Oct. 1.   But not before some council members weighed in on their hesitancy to provide future funds. Read more

    Petition to allow alcohol sales circulating
    10/16/2014 04:27 PM CDT - Former city council member Patti Zuber is doing what she says would help stimulate economic growth in the area.   Zuber is a “one woman show” in trying to get residents to sign a petition which would  bring the sale of alcoholic beverages before voters this May. Read more

    Commissioners support Prop. 1
    10/16/2014 04:24 PM CDT - One constitutional amendment will appear on the ballot for Texas voters to decide for or against in the Nov. 4 election.   The wording for Proposition 1 on the ballot is “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to assist in the completion of transportation, construction, maintenance and rehabilitation projects, not to include toll roads. Read more

    City zoning limited for mobile homes
    10/16/2014 04:19 PM CDT - Junior Salazar is house hunting. The oil field water truck driver is looking for a home in Jacksboro for himself, his fiancee and their two young daughters. Read more

    Commissioners discuss leaky LEC roof
    10/16/2014 04:17 PM CDT - Jack County Commissioners approved a longevity policy and heard information about the leaky roof at the Law Enforcement Center during a pair of Monday meetings. Read more

    JISD finance report rated 'superior'
    10/16/2014 04:16 PM CDT - Jacksboro ISD delivered its FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas) Performance Report for 2013-14 at its regular board meeting Monday evening. Read more

    271st Judicial District October Indictments, Pleas and Dismissals
    10/09/2014 02:36 PM CDT - Indictments Martin Ralph Allen - possession of a controlled substance penalty group 2 greater than or equal to 400 grams. Robert Jeremey Belyeu - DWI 3rd or more. Read more

    Families enjoy a Night Out
    10/09/2014 02:32 PM CDT - Jack County celebrated National Night Out Tuesday at Jacksboro Middle School with fun, food and families.   The event is an effort to promote crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and more. Read more

    Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

    STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. Full Story
    Smooth jazz star Kenny G visit Hong Kong protests

    HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G has paid a surprise visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, causing bemusement among Chinese authorities who had warned about the influence of foreign forces. Full Story
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    Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

    The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.