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News Stories

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Challenges in the Jack County Tax Assessor-Collector office are forcing the department to consider changing its software.

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Faith Community Hospital continued their financial success as they experienced an above budget net income for the month of October.

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Jacksboro FFA will be sending four teams to the state competition, after they finished in the top two at the Area IV Leadership Contest in Mineral Wells Monday, Nov. 25.

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The Texas Education Agency released their annual Texas Academic Performance Report earlier this month providing in insight to Jacksboro ISD’s State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR

Sports

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PERRIN – The Lady Pirates and visiting Olney battled for three quarters Monday, Nov. 25, Olney fighting to stay close for most of the game.

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BRYSON – Coaches will admit there are games where you want to have some breathing room to try some different things.

WICHITA FALLS – Jacksboro’s girls basketball squad had a solid weekend at the Fantasy of Lights Small School Tournament in Wichita Falls.

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BURLESON – For a half, Jacksboro gave No.

Obituaries

Jerry Don Sharp, 66, passed away at his home in Jacksboro on Saturday, Nov. 22. He was born on April 27, 1953 in Mineral Wells to Jerry and Frances Sharp. 

Charlene Sears, 93, passed away Nov. 27 at her home in Fair Oaks Ranch. She was born Nov. 18, 1926 in Graford, the daughter of Charles Edward and Louella Smith Hardy. 

Olan Guice, 84, went to be with our Lord on Monday, Nov. 11. He was born in Markley on March 20, 1935 to John Olan Guice and Dove (Brown) Guice.

Vernie Ogle Middlebrooks, 94, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 in Gainesville. She was born on Feb. 9, 1925, in Jacksboro to Willie Ogle and Stella (Dowdy) Ogle. 

Lifestyles

After a successful first year, the Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Outdoor Expo and ChiliFest Saturday, Nov. 2.

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Jacksboro High School students participated in “adulting” classes Oct. 23, after their college day in Graham.

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The Jack County Museum building is one of the oldest in Jack County, built by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Cooper in 1882.

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Region 9 Education Service Center will soon begin offering its fall classes for adult students seeking to earn their high school equivilency diploma (GED) or to non-native English speakers looking

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