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News Stories

Bryson teachers undergoing training, board talks dual credit

BRYSON – Many teachers are learning how to give their own tests much like what the TEKS test is given, trying to understand what they want.

Springer hosts town hall meeting

State Senate candidate and present State Representative Drew Springer spoke to Jack County Republicans Oct. 12 on his candidacy.

Things are heating up at the Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce as they prepare to kick off deer season and their hunting industry with the 2020 Chamber Chilifest & Classic Car Show.

An English as a Second Language program official spoke to the Jacksboro Independent School District board during its October meeting.

Sports

Tiger Pee Wees  beat Holliday, 30-14

While Holliday Pee Wees won the turnover battle Saturday night, it was Jacksboro that won the game, breaking open a close encounter with some second half offense in a 30-14 win at Tiger Stadium.

EASTLAND – Jacksboro has never had good luck at Maverick Stadium. Last year during Homecoming 2019, the Tigers played a solid game and still wound up on the short end of a 39-21 stick.

Staying busy in some respects

While I’m not having any troubles hitting my 40 hours a week, I’m considering switching some things around to get some more sports in the short term.

Jacksboro, Bryson release basketball schedules

With some changes still possible, Jacksboro and Bryson have released their 2020-21 basketball schedules.

Jacksboro girls

Lifestyles

NHS induction ceremony sees changes from COVID

Because of the COVID virus last Spring, the annual JHS National Honor Society was not held.

Hog Trapper With A Plan

Wild hog numbers must be controlled. This is an absolute fact.

District Governor speaks to Lions

Jacksboro Lions Club is one the of the best in District 2 in recruiting, the district governor told members at the club’s regular Oct. 14 meeting.

Things are heating up at the Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce as they prepare to kick off deer season and their hunting industry with the 2020 Chamber Chilifest & Classic Car Show.

Obituaries

Audie Erwin

Audie Erwin was born Aug. 14, 1934 in the small Texas community of Barton Chapel to Cecil and Lola (Nash) Jennings. She passed away Sunday, October 17 in Jacksboro at the age of 86.

Laura Elaine Johnson

Laura Elaine (Hale) Johnson was born Oct. 1, 1951 in Jacksboro. She was the daughter of Billy Nuel Hale Sr. and Patsy Sue (Bailey) Hale. Elaine married Jerry Wayne Johnson on Sept.

Frances Louise (Hardeman)

Frances Louise (Hardeman) Ray was born on Sept. 2, 1941 in Jacksboro to Claude Green and Ruby Johnson Hardeman. She was adopted at 18 months of age by Alonso Hardeman.

Joyce LaVelle Rodgers

Joyce LaVelle Rodgers was born Feb. 24, 1934 to Charlie Virgil and Lilly Claire (Martin) Smethers. She entered into her heavenly home Sunday, Oct.

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