Company wants to build map of moon in Jacksboro
City honors man who saved another in house fire
TNT Fest
Jacksboro Police Chief Scott Haynes looks at a piece of art entitled Back the Blue Distinct Home by Ande, a Perrin company, made for the department. Jameson Chastain with the company shows the piece to Haynes during a presentation Wednesday afternoon.  Photo/Brian Smith
TNT Fest set for Saturday
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News Stories

Company wants to build map of moon in Jacksboro

Kids have been wanting to go to the moon for the last 50 years or so. A company wants to build a structure in Jacksboro that will simulate that happening.

City honors man who saved another in house fire

After a lifesaving effort May 25, City of Jacksboro officials issued a proclamation honoring Jose Herrera during their June 22 city council meeting.

County employees received an early Christmas present last week.

TNT Fest

Saturday brought the annual TNT Fest to Lake Jacksboro with a number of vendors, a baseball tournament and a BBQ cookout.

 

 

Sports

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Jacksboro Youth Sports Organization is trying to help parents out in this time of need.

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Three group of Texas Angels softball teams had solid tournaments in Duncan, Okla. over the weekend, finishing in the top three in their age brackets.

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Junior high and high school athletes can begin working out June 8.

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Jacksboro athletes hit the road this weekend for Duncan, Okla. to take part in a softball tournament.

Lifestyles

Thompson honored for high ACT score

Ty Thompson​, a 7thgrade student at ​Jacksboro Middle School​, was recently honored forachieving an exceptional score on the ​ACT​, the same test taken by college bound high school students.

Jacksboro Police Chief Scott Haynes looks at a piece of art entitled Back the Blue Distinct Home by Ande, a Perrin company, made for the department. Jameson Chastain with the company shows the piece to Haynes during a presentation Wednesday afternoon.  Photo/Brian Smith

Jacksboro Police Chief Scott Haynes looks at a piece of art entitled Back the Blue Distinct Home by Ande, a Perrin company, made for the department.

After a successful first year, the Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Outdoor Expo and ChiliFest Saturday, Nov. 2.

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Jacksboro High School students participated in “adulting” classes Oct. 23, after their college day in Graham.

Obituaries

Anne Carpenter Dutton

Anne Carpenter Dutton,83, passed away June 8, 2020. She was born July 23, 1936 to Pearla and Syrell Carpenter and raised in Plano. She married the love of her life, Lendon Dutton, in 1959.

Richard Kirk Person

9-17-1932 6-21-2020

Lillian Ellisene Davis

Lillian Ellisene Davis, 78, of La Vernia, passed away among her family on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Born on Dec. 31, 1941 in Jacksboro, she was the daughter of the late Warren and Olive Rumage.

Joan Florence Forsan, 81, tased away Wednesdaym June 17, 2020 in Jacksboro.

 

 

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