News Stories

Former volunteer firefighter Thomas Cox was found guilty of stealing funds from the Jacksboro Volunteer Fire Department following a bench trial Tuesday morning.

A Jacksboro man is in jail on a $100,000 bond following a late night vandalism spree Tuesday. Jacksboro awoke Wednesday morning to 11 businesses with damaged storefronts and more.

After spending his entire career in education at Jacksboro High School, Principal Brad Burnett is moving on. But he’s not going far.

Last week, the Jack County Sheriff’s Office concluded a yearlong undercover narcotic investigation with 16 arrests and more forthcoming.

Sports

Jacksboro and Henrietta will face off in a one-game playoff Friday at 7 in Bowie, it was announced a short time ago.

GRAHAM – Offense wins games ... and gets you playoff berths too.

Several Jacksboro track and field athletes qualified for the Region I-3A Meet April 26-27 in Abilene by virtue of top 4 f

Several Jacksboro track and field athletes qualified for the Region I-3A Meet April 26-27 in Abilene by virtue of top 4 f

Obituaries

Betty Jean Little died on March 19, 2019 at Faith Community Hospital in Jacksboro, Texas surrounded by good friends. She was 90 years old.

Andrea L. Mayen, 54, went to be with the Lord on March 17, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. 

Henry Dalton Birdwell Sr. went to be with his Lord Friday, March 15, 2019 at his home in Bryson, Texas surrounded by his family.

Jerry Edward “Bullwhip” Staley passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 in Jacksboro, Texas at the age of 79 years old.

Lifestyles

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Live Oak Veterinary Clinic, Dry Fork Veterinary Clinic, and Merck Animal Health will host a meeting for livestock producers at 6 p.m.

Oakwood Cemetery Association spring cleanup will begin March 15 in preparation for Easter April 21.

Elizabeth Hines, Jack County 4-H member, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo's Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate presented by Paxton Motheral, calf scramble committee member.

Elizabeth Hines and Abigail Mangum, members of Jack County 4-H, each caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble February 7, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a sho

Jacksboro High School announced the achievement of Level 3 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools™.

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