News Stories

Precinct 1 has a new commissioner.

Santa is getting ready for his ride around Jacksboro on the Jacksboro Fire Department’s 1946 Seagraves pumper truck.

The Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce is pleased and excited to welcome new Executive Director Leslie Chalmers who will begin her tenure Dec. 12.

Sports

For the second straight year, Jacksboro’s girls swept through their tournament, winning all four games in convincing fashion to take top honors in their Shootout.

PERRIN – Brigham Richardson was not an offensive force Saturday. He just came through in the clutch.

ERA – With one day of practice in his tank, Jacksboro boys basketball coach Aaron Bass had to be a bit nervous about what to expect from his squad in Tuesday night’s season opener.

Obituaries

Bobbie Gene Ramzy, 87, passed away December 4, 2017 at his home in Jack County. 

Alfred Kenneth Spradlin, 79, a beloved, God-fearing, husband, father and true friend to many was called home to Heaven Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. 

Dorothy Juanita “Nita” Ogle, 91, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 in Bowie, Texas.

Lifestyles

The Great American Smokeout is coming up on Nov. 16, and Faith Community Hospital is offering the community an opportunity to help smokers kick their unhealthy habit. From now through Nov.

Legacy Texas employees present a check for $4,000 to Sheri Kettlety of the Jacksboro Community Food Pantry as a contribution to the organization’s endeavors to help meet the needs of indivi

Greg Lewis, owner of GAL Horticultural Services, and Texas FFA Ford Leadership Scholar, Hunter Hackley, inspect construction of the JHS Memorial Courtyard.

Jacksboro FFA member Hunter Hackley’s vision for a memorial courtyard to honor deceased JHS students and faculty is quickly becoming a reality. 

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