FCH patients having their ‘voices’ heard

Faith Community Hospital officials have dedicated the front desk area in the lobby to former long-time receptionist Faye Lewis who passed recently. FCH Foundation members Leslie Chalmers, far let, and FCH Board President Lori McBrayer, far-right, and FCH FCO Frank Beaman present a plaque to the family which will sit in the lobby by the front desk. Photo/Brian Smith

News Stories

An online version of the STAAR test crashed statewide last week, causing delays for students across the state.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Jack County Child Welfare Board, established in 2007, is comprised of volunteers.

This week at the Capitol the Texas House passed seven bills focusing on power and electricity reform. The bills passed will protect ratepayers, fortify our grid, reform the Electric Reliability

Home Run Derby

Boys and girls from Jacksboro Elementary School competed in a home run derby to raise funds. Pictured left to right: Mackenzie Smith, Jorja Baker, & Addy Mathis.

Jacksboro Elementary students have recently been busy with a Home Run Derby fundraiser for the Concerned Citizens.

Sports

BOWIE – Jacksboro fell behind 6-2 to the host Jackrabbits Friday night but used two big innings late to take what seemed like a safe lead.

Tigerettes caught in Holliday talons

Jacksboro took a tough loss to District 7-3A foe Holliday April 6 at home. The Tigerettes and Lady Eagles are tied for the league lead. Courtesy photo.

Clutch hitting has not been a problem for Jacksboro’s softball team this year, the bats coming through when they needed to for a number of big innings.

BOWIE – After a tough loss, a slow start in the next game can be expected.

Jacksboro’s girls tricksters finished fourth at the District 7-3A Meet and qualified a number for the area meet.

Lifestyles

 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.

The Old ‘Bean Pot’

Luke has been cooking with cast iron for most of his adult life. He first began using the old kettle on the right in the last sixties when his uncle presented it to him for a birthday present. File photo

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

Modern Day Rendezvous This Saturday

Luke pouring a hot cup of coffee to Mrs. Nancy Roy at last year’s event. Photo by Jeff Rice

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

Obituaries

James Edward Williams

An online version of the STAAR test crashed statewide last week, causing delays for students across the state.

Carvel Herman Morrow

Carvel Herman Morrow passed away peacefully at his home in Wizard Wells, TX on March 19 th , 2021 at the age of 83.

David Bryant Evans

David Bryant Evans, 61, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at his home in Jacksboro.

Francis Maxine Morrison

Francis Maxine Morrison was born January 7, 1947 in Erick, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Bagby and Renda Juanita Isabell (Mayfield) Bagby.

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