News Stories

Much of Jack County was without cell service and had limited landline service due to an outage from shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday until 1 a.m. Friday.

Young County was also affected.

Because of a large amount of underbrush and low humidity of late, Jack County issued a burn ban Monday morning.

After seven years at the helm of the Tigers, Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Brian Hodnett is stepping down to take the same position at Haskell.


Jacksboro Middle School’s 8th grade girls basketball squads picked up a sweep of visiting Boyd last week.

BRYSON –  The Cowboys held Woodson without a basket in three of four quarters to post a 35-25 win over the visitors. Friday The ‘Pokes are now 5-4 in District 17A while Woodson falls to 0-9.

Jacksboro looks to move on in the state girls basketball playoffs

A time change has been announced for Friday night’s area round girls basketball game between Jacksboro and Tuscola Jim Ned.


Martha Moore Trescott, 75, died in Urbana, Illinois November 15, 2016. 

Richard Allen Easter passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the age of 74 years old.

He was born February 3, 1942 to Clifford Thurman and Betty Lorene Skipper Easter in Graham, Texas. 

Yvette Edgerton Vaughn, 59, of Weatherford passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, in Weatherford. Funeral services were Thursday at Joplin Baptist Church.


Terri Stretcher, a member of Lambda Rho chapter of The Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, has been selected to attend the 2017 Leadership Seminar held in Frisc

Jack County youth rabbit exhibitors placed at the Fort Worth Stock Show February 3 and 4. A total of 30 rabbits were shown by 10 Jack County students.

It’s not often you hear ceramics and archaeology mentioned in the same breath but a seminar  later this month hopes to bring the two subjects together.

Jacksboro Newspapers

212 N. Church
PO Drawer 70
Jacksboro, Texas 76458

Phone: (940) 567-2616
FAX: (940) 567-2071