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Jack County Judge Keith Umphress submitted a preliminary 2022-23 budget Friday, July 29.

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Jack County Museum hosted a history camp last week. More than 40 campers learned about the history of the county through hands on activities.

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Part of the fun of last week’s history camp at the Jack County Museum and Fort Richardson State Park was people dressing in authentic wear and hearing stories from the time

Luke Clayton

Outdoors Writer




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Jacksboro’s volleyball teams took part in a four-team scrimmage Friday in Graham in preparation for the 2022-23 season which began Tuesday.

Photo/Mike Williams

Jacksboro’s varsity volleyball squad closed out play in the Windthorst Summer League with a split of games with Burkburnett and Archer City.

Brief summaries of both games follow.

Time for two-a-days

Two-a-day workouts began for county schools Monday morning.

Jacksboro’s finance personnel continued work on the 2022-23 fiscal year budget.


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Jacksboro ISD hosted a district wide Back to School registration event last Thursday.

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Lindsey State Jail donated 35 pounds of fresh grown vegetables including squash, zucchini, cucumbers and tomatoes to the Concerned Citizens of Jack County. Courtesy photo

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Scott Hand, in blue shirt holding baby in blue, a Jacksboro High School graduate, was one of the members of the Burns Ranch Team out of Henrietta who won the Texas Ranch Roundup Saturday in Wich


Sheila Jo Jackson Nava

Sheila Jo Jackson Nava, 63, passed away in Wichita Falls, on Wednesday, July 13.


LaRue Matlock Guice, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 19, at her home in Jermyn. A Visitation was held from 9 to 10 a.m.

Jeanne Renee Baltine Harris passed Thursday, July 14. Jeanne was born May 5, 1961 in Salina, Kan. to Henry and Doris Baltine.


Roy Applewhite, 89, passed away at his home Saturday, June 25, 2022. A Graveside Service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 1, at Post Oak Cemetery.

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