News Stories

The Jacksboro Municipal Airport runway is milled and nearly ready for stabalizing. The airport pavement is being improved through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.

Construction is underway at the Jacksboro Municipal Airport to repair the facility’s asphalt pavement.

A former Bryson resident was arrested Nov. 2 in Wichita Falls on a warrant for sexual assault of child issued in Jack County.

Candidate filing opens Saturday for the March 6, 2018 Primary Election.

Sports

PERRIN – A quick start Monday night enabled Perrin’s girls' basketball team to even its record at 1-1 with a 54-16 win over Midway.

ALEDO – Bryson picked up its first playoff win in the Jason Briles era Nov. 17, getting its second win of the season over Gorman with a 47-21 Class A bi-district victory.

Jacksboro will be hosting its annual Shootout Tournament Nov. 30-Dec. 2.

Obituaries

James Henry Ogle, age 83, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. 

Ernest Wayne Jones, a Jacksboro native, died last Monday, October 23, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. 

Francis Clayton went home to be with the Lord Friday, October 27 ,2017 in Olney, Texas. 

Lifestyles

The Great American Smokeout is coming up on Nov. 16, and Faith Community Hospital is offering the community an opportunity to help smokers kick their unhealthy habit. From now through Nov.

Legacy Texas employees present a check for $4,000 to Sheri Kettlety of the Jacksboro Community Food Pantry as a contribution to the organization’s endeavors to help meet the needs of indivi

Greg Lewis, owner of GAL Horticultural Services, and Texas FFA Ford Leadership Scholar, Hunter Hackley, inspect construction of the JHS Memorial Courtyard.

Jacksboro FFA member Hunter Hackley’s vision for a memorial courtyard to honor deceased JHS students and faculty is quickly becoming a reality. 

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