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A 48-year-old Jacksboro resident was found dead following a six-hour standoff the morning of Saturday, Oct. 16.

A Jacksboro nurse was sentenced Tuesday, Oct. 5 to 25 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting a 13-year-old female, according to a press release from acting U.S.

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After a discussion last meeting, Jack County Commissioners approved purchasing radios for the Jack County Jail during their Tuesday, Oct. 12 meeting.

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The Jack County Museum Association received a donation from Nelson and Sandy Oliver of a historic building this summer, along with a cash donation for building renovations.


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HOLLIDAY – Jacksboro’s girls cross country team qualified for regionals by virtue of a third-place finish at the District 7-3A Meet last Monday morning.

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DUBLIN – Many times, life will turn on a dime, Friday’s Jacksboro versus Dublin game turned on a nickel.

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After a Jacksboro fumble turned into a Merkel score less than one minute into Friday night’s district opener, you couldn’t blame fans for asking themselves if this would be a repeat of the season o

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Jacksboro’s volleyball team lost all six of its first-round District 7-3A games as part of what has been a rough season. On Oct.


The Old ‘Bean Pot’

This past week on one of those cool clear mornings, the urge to do a bit of campfire cooking hit me.

 Prosperity Bank Donation

Prosperity Bank and its employees made a donation to the Jacksboro Community Food Pantry recently.


Bryson Field Cleanup

More than a dozen people came out Saturday for a Bryson field cleanup at McCloud Memorial Park.

Modern Day Rendezvous This Saturday

The Rocky Mountain Rendezvous was an annual gathering that began in 1825 at various locations held by a fur trading company at which trappers and mountain men sold their furs and hides and replenis


Gary Dean Winton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, at his home in Temple. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Coker Funeral Home in Jacksboro.

Lewis Ernest Massengale II, 48, of Jacksboro, died Saturday, Oct. 16.

He was born Jan. 1, 1973.

Jacquline Suzanne Bailey, affectionately know as Jackee, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10 at her home in Jacksboro. Jackee was born on April 17, 1974 in Jacksonville, Ark.

Linda Sue Damron passed away Sunday, Oct. 3 in Paradise, at the age of 65 years old. She was born Aug. 28,1956 in Bowie, to Joe and Barbara (Horn) Glass.

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