Martha Salmon helps Evan Walker identify a wildflower. Fourth graders spent a portion of the day as junior naturalists — observing, collecting, journaling, drawing and sharing information with classmates on plants they found at Richards Ranch.
Jacksboro City Attorney David Spiller, right, swears in Place 4 Councilman Joe Mitchell and Mayor Alton Morris. Both were unopposed in the May election.
A saddle bronc competitor rides in the mud during last year's Jack County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo.
Faith Community Hospital Board President Lori McBrayer, left, and FCH Foundation President Phyllis Elenburg present a token of apprseciation to Cory Swan for the Swan Family’s dedication in getting the FCH campus built, most notably the Swan Family Wellness Center which recently opened, during the dedication of the campus Saturday morning.

News Stories

City of Jacksboro Water Supervisor Robert Tomison, City Manager Mike Smith and Mayor Alton Morris display the plaques Jacksboro won in the 2017 Big Country Drinking Water Contest.

At Monday's Jackboro City Council meeting, City Manager Mike Smith announced the city won awards in the 2017 Big Country Drinking Water Contest including Best Overall and Best Surface Water (popula

Jacksboro City Attorney David Spiller, right, swears in Place 4 Councilman Joe Mitchell and Mayor Alton Morris. Both were unopposed in the May election.

The Jacksboro City Council began its meeting Monday with Mayor Alton Morris and Councilman Joe Mitchell taking their oaths of office.

A saddle bronc competitor rides in the mud during last year's Jack County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo.

It’s nearly rodeo time. The Jack County Sheriff’s Posse will host its 62nd Annual Rodeo Thursday through Saturday June 1-3 nightly at 8 p.m.

Sports

Jacksboro summer sports camps are on tap for those interested in baseball, volleyball and girls basketball.

GRAFORD – Two-thirds of an inning does not a season make.

GRAFORD – They believed ... and they were right. 

Obituaries

Donald Ray “Blackie” Starnes, 87, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at his home in Valliant, Oklahoma.

Elizabeth Ann Crowley, 73, died Monday, May 22, 2017.  Service was held Wednesday, May 24, 2014 at Coker Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Crowley Family Cemetery.

 

Bobby Leon Jackson passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Jacksboro, Texas. He was 82 years old.

Lifestyles

Cutting the ribbon on the Cornerstone Center are the descendants of Jesus Name Church creators Mollie Smith and Dollie Tilghman.

Dozens gathered Sunday for the dedication of the Cornerstone Community Center created from The Jesus Name Church built by Mollie Smith and Dollie Tilghman.

Martha Salmon helps Evan Walker identify a wildflower. Fourth graders spent a portion of the day as junior naturalists — observing, collecting, journaling, drawing and sharing information with classmates on plants they found at Richards Ranch.

It was non-stop learning at the Richards Ranch for 258 Jacksboro Elementary students last week at the annual Kids on the Land science program.

The Lazarine family

Live Oak Baptist Church welcomes its new pastor, Adam Lazarine. He will deliver his first sermon for the church Sunday, June 4.

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