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Ronald Starkey, 40, was found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 Thursday afternoon and was sentenced to 50 years in prison and assessed a fine of $10,000 by a 12-member Jack C

Editor's note: In the printed version of this article, the word "not" was left out of the sentence concerning JPD's stance on racial profiling and discrimination.

Fort Richardson State Park kicked off Fort Richardson Days with more than 1,000 area students visiting the fort Friday. 


Six Jacksboro athletes qualified for the Region I-3A Meet in Abilene next weekend.

BOYD – JMS’ 8th-grade girls track team closed its season on a strong note with a second-place finish at the District Zone

On Senior Night for the Jacksboro softball team, the Tigerettes gave it all they had but a pair of early errors hurt the


After a month-long fight with heart problems, Charles Alvin Ross passed away from this life, with his daughter by his side, April 8, 2018 in Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 75. 

Winelda June Bishop, 80, of White Oak, North Carolina, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. 

Carole Vanita Hatfield Fitzgerald, 81, passed away on April 4, 2018 in Austin, Texas.


After 215 years of separation, a new purpose and unity is leading three protestant denominations to reunite.

Radio stations don’t have to be the major conglomerates they’re made out to be. 

The National Weather Service will be in town for a free severe weather training session.

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