News Stories

County Judge Mitchell Davenport explained his dropping the burn ban only to reinstate it 3 days later at a meeting of the commissioners court Thursday morning.

PERRIN – Students here will be going to school an additional 13 minutes per day starting Monday.

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series looking at armed teachers and security measures in Jack County schools.



BRYSON – Bryson’s boys and girls track teams had top-three finishes at the Cowboy Relays March 9.

In Tuesday’s district matchup with Bryson, Perrin continued hitting the ball well and held the Cowgirls to just three hits in a 12-2, five-inning win.

POOLVILLE – Having a 12-1 lead should not leave you with angst.


Betty Sue Haire Dagley Hardy, 85, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at home surrounded by her loved ones.

Betty Redding passed away Monday, December 20,2017 in Jacksboro,Texas. 

Fredda Whitsitt Payne, 84, died Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Jacksboro, Texas. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Cundiff Baptist Church.


The National Weather Service will be in town for a free severe weather training session.

Eric Wilson, principal of Bryson School has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as Region 9 Outstanding Principal of the Year.

STOMP, Standing Together On Meth Prevention, has hired its first paid position made possible through grant funds and AmeriCorps. 

Jacksboro Newspapers

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