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A Jack County volunteer firefighter was killed in a crash Wednesday morning.

Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state

Mathis comes to Perrin from Poolville

PERRIN – Your plan is nothing compared to God’s plan.

Clarification: In the July 27 edition of the Herald-Gazette, the article “Trial begins in death of teen” references Jordan Pruitt’s testimony as her having said Zach Hamm went to the Pruitt res


BURKBURNETT – Jacksboro’s varsity volleyballers wound up third in the bronze bracket at the Boomtown Tournament last weekend.

ARCHER CITY – Coming off a disappointing weekend in Burkburnett with two starters riding the bench due to injuries, you couldn’t blame Jacksboro’s varsity volleyballers for a slow start Tuesday nig

Having a sense of community and feeling comfortable where you’re at is important to anyone’s wellbeing.

WICHITA FALLS – Any new coach will tell you getting a team to believe in itself is one of the hardest things to do.


Bobby Leroy Culwell passed away July 27, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born August 4, 1935 in Springtown, Texas to Joe Bailey Culwell and Onetta Gilliland Culwell.

Edwina Butler Swan, age 85, passed away from a long illness July 20, 2018 in Jacksboro, Texas.

Carolyn Kee Leming passed away in her home in Garner, Texas July 20, 2018. 

She was born on April 16, 1941.

Carolyn married Jack Leming on August 26, 1965 in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Wanda Faye Malone, 78, of Austin, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at her home. 


The Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed LFG Tech with a ribbon cutting at the chamber office June 28.

Fort Richardson Masonic Lodge of Jacksboro has awarded the Tiger of the Month for July 2018 to Jacksboro Police Chief Scott Haynes for his dedicated service to the community.

Three Jacksboro women graduated from Midwestern State University in May. Midwestern State University had 702 undergraduate and graduate students who were awarded degrees in May 2018.

Several members of the Perrin FFA Chapter recently attended the state convention in Fort Worth, they were, from left, Lane Self, Nayeli Lopez, Ashton Sims, Clay McLemore, Jasper Cansler, Jake Holme

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