News Stories

A Paradise woman was killed in a fatal crash early Monday morning east of Jacksboro.

Due to weather conditions, the Bridges of Hope event has been moved from Hidden Lake Safari Ranch and RV Park to the old Armory at Twin Lakes Activity Center.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jack County Dispatch received a report of a possible plane crash in the southeast portion of Jack County from a resident in the Poolville area. 

Jacksboro’s Board of Zoning Adjustments met again Wednesday to consider a variance request to allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages at Tiger Mart.


Normally when the opposing quarterback throws for 329 yards and you’re whistled for 127 yards in penalties, there’s a fai

Jacksboro Middle School’s 8th-grade football team got off to a good start versus visiting Breckenridge Oct.

The Jacksboro 7th grade football team will head into district play unbeaten after wins over Eastland and Breckenridge.

“Blackout” eventually meant a black eye.


Stanley Darrell Deweber, age 63, of Jacksboro, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Alvin Wayne Kinder passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 

CWO4 (ret) Frank Lanier Beaman Sr., 82, of Mineral Wells, Texas joined our Lord and Savior the morning of October 13, 2018 after spending his final days surrounded by friends and family.

Terri Lee McCord, 66, passed away on Friday October 5, 2018 in Jacksboro, Texas.


Last week, quilters and quilt enthusiasts from at least six counties visited the community of Post Oak for the Busy Bee Quilt Show held September 28 and 29.

Things to do this weekend


Sept. 28-29

Busy Bee Quilt Show

A fun-filled afternoon is set for children missing a parent in their lives.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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