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Update Feb.

The City of Jacksboro is feeling pressure from the state to have a plan in place to increase its water treatment capacity.

Last week, Texas counties received advisory letters from the Secretary of State’s office listing possible non-citizens of each county’s voter registration. 

Upon his retirement from 28 years as county judge, Mitchell Davenport said he was looking for ideas and things to keep him occupied.

Jacksboro Elementary School has an idea for him.


TIOGA – Games can turn on a dime. 

DENTON – When all else fails on a basketball court you should be able to count on two things: defense and free throws.

MINERAL WELLS – Jacksboro’s girls' basketball team looked to grab the top seed in District 7-3A Friday night with its sec

In its past two games, Jacksboro’s boys' basketball team has battled and given fans some sign of things to come by fallin


Jesse Joy Herd, 83, passed away in his home in Fort Myers, Florida January 16, 2019. 

Joy was born October 11, 1935 in Jacksboro, Texas. 

Stanley Darrell Deweber, age 63, of Jacksboro, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Alvin Wayne Kinder passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 

CWO4 (ret) Frank Lanier Beaman Sr., 82, of Mineral Wells, Texas joined our Lord and Savior the morning of October 13, 2018 after spending his final days surrounded by friends and family.


Members and friends of First Baptist Church celebrated Sunday afternoon the completion of its approximately 8,700 square foot Sunday School classroom addition with an open house and potluck luncheo

Libby Mosley’s path in life has taken her from her birthplace of China to being a member of a state champion Jacksboro FFA team.

There are a lot of events coming up over the next week. If you're looking for something to do, here's what's going on.

Oct. 26-27

Last week, quilters and quilt enthusiasts from at least six counties visited the community of Post Oak for the Busy Bee Quilt Show held September 28 and 29.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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