News Stories

A Jack County traffic stop and then pursuit involving four agencies resulted in a drug bust of more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine. 

BRYSON – Council members approved a $3,500 budget for the Festival in the Park event scheduled for Oct. 7 during Monday night’s regular meeting.

The City of Jacksboro is likely to receive a more than $400,000 grant for street work soon.

Sports

Season tickets for JHS football games will go on sale Monday, Aug. 21. Season ticket holders that purchased tickets last year will have one week to purchase their tickets.

Van Halen had a popular song in the 1980’s entitled “Finish What You Started”. Jacksboro’s varsity volleyballers could learn a thing or two from the title.

A knockdown, drag out battle ensued Tuesday afternoon between Bryson and Breckenridge as part of a three-team matchup in Jacksboro.

Obituaries

Ruthey Fae Rhodes Maxey Alcorn, 82, went to be with the Lord Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Graham. Funeral services will be Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Harold Aubrey Inman, Jr. passed away at his home in Jacksboro, Texas on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. He was 78 years old.

Bob D. Henderson, 87, a retired rancher and land surveyor, went to be with our Lord Monday, July 24, 2017 in Bridgeport.

Lifestyles

Jacksboro High School freshman English teacher Susan Coley was the recipient of a gift for her classroom just in time for the new school year.

Jacksboro VFW Post 8914 hosted a school supply drive Saturday with Army Warriors, Leatherneck and the Boozfighters motorcycle clubs.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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Jacksboro, Texas 76458

Phone: (940) 567-2616
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