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    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. 
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    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

    JES struggles with new math standards
    10/23/2014 11:29 AM CDT - Jacksboro Elementary School is facing an uphill battle this year. More so than usual.   The subject that seems to be giving teachers, administrators, parents and students the most grief is math. Read more

    JPD invites residents to use Nextdoor
    10/23/2014 11:27 AM CDT - acksboro Police Department has begun a virtual neighborhood watch and is inviting all city residents and business owners to join in. JPD has partnered with Nextdoor, www. Read more

    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. Read more

    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

    Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

    BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
    John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver. Full Story
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.