News Stories

Jacksboro Police Chief Scott Haynes was indicted on charges of assault stemming from a July 2018 incident between Haynes and his ex-wife, MeLisa Haynes.

The hospital’s bond proposition was voted down by a slim margin once the votes were tallied Saturday evening.

About 30 voters came out to hear from hospital administrator Frank Beaman and candidates in the election for mayor of Jacksboro and place 6 on the Jacksboro Independent School Board of Trustees Thu

Jacksboro City Council approved of the city working to find out exactly what it would cost to repair all streets.

Sports

Bryson and Perrin track athletes will both be competing in the Region III-A Meet Friday and Saturday in Whitney.

Several Jacksboro track athletes will be competing in the Region I-3A track meet Friday and Saturday at ACU's Elmer Gray Stadium.

Jacksboro and Henrietta will face off in a one-game playoff Friday at 7 in Bowie, it was announced a short time ago.

GRAHAM – Offense wins games ... and gets you playoff berths too.

Obituaries

Hazel Armstrong passed away Tuesday April 23, 2019 in Granbury, Texas at the age of 105 years old.

Mary Virginia Gifford passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 peacefully in her home in Newport. 

Kevin Michael Kelly, 62, of Jacksboro, Texas, died in Wichita Falls, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Bernice Evelyn Rumage passed away Thursday April 18, 2019 in Jacksboro, Texas at the age of 93 years old.

Lifestyles

Beginning Saturday, May 18 the Jack County Museum will present Lonesome Dove, an exhibition produced by the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, Texas State University, presented in partnersh

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Live Oak Veterinary Clinic, Dry Fork Veterinary Clinic, and Merck Animal Health will host a meeting for livestock producers at 6 p.m.

Oakwood Cemetery Association spring cleanup will begin March 15 in preparation for Easter April 21.

Elizabeth Hines, Jack County 4-H member, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo's Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate presented by Paxton Motheral, calf scramble committee member.

Elizabeth Hines and Abigail Mangum, members of Jack County 4-H, each caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble February 7, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a sho

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