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Bryson admins get raises
City in good budget shape
Perrin announces its tentative back to school plans School starts Aug. 27
Perrin CISD lunch prices to go up this year
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News Stories

When a health care veteran like Faith Community Hospital CEO Frank Beaman calls it one of his “top five proudest moments of his career”, it’s big news.

Working as a unified front, the Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation, City of Jacksboro, and Jack County will be working to ensure each of the three succeeds economically.

Former Jacksboro Newspapers editor and County Treasurer Kim Gibby was remembered by family and friends during a 40-minute service Saturday afternoon.

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all three county high schools continue to work out in preparation for the 2020 regular-season opener.

 

 

Sports

Camp Meals The Easy Way

I enjoyed a summer hog hunt with some great friends recently and, as is often the case, I volunteered to be the camp cook.

Thankful for some ‘Ade

August in Texas is going to be hot, there’s just not anyway around it.

2-a-day workouts began Monday

Athletes throughout Jack County began two-a-day workouts for the upcoming Fall sports seasons. Volleyball opens next week at home vs. Bryson. Football opens its regular season Aug.

Try Something New In The Outdoors

A few years ago, I was attending an outdoor show in Waco when I noticed a little shooting range for air guns set up in a room off to the side of the main floor.

Lifestyles

Chamber Spotlight

Jacksboro newspapers has been chosen as the Chamber Spotlight business of the month by Chamber officials who awarded Brian Smith and Krystin Stell a sign for the business’ yard.

 

Gladys Ritchie Public Library officials are extending their hours with the start of school trying to help students and parents who may need assistance.

Graham Drive-In will be hosting Senior Citizens Night Thursday, Aug. 6. Movie will be RED (Retired and Extremely Dangerous) starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Morrien.

For many years, I had access to hunt and fish on a couple hundred acres situated about three-quarters of a mile from my home.

Obituaries

Mary Jewell Velo

Memorial services for Mary Jewell Velo will be held Thursday, Aug. 6 at 10 am, at Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Home in Lawton, Okla. Burial will follow at the Ft. Sill Post Cemetery.

Homer D. Grooms

Homer D. Grooms, 84, passed away Aug. 5, 2020 in Jacksboro surrounded by his family.

A Visitation was held Saturday, Aug. 8 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Coker Funeral Home. A Graveside

Edward A. (Shine) Leach

Edward A. (Shine) Leach passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2020 in Jack County at the age of 90 years old. Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Jacksboro.

Nancy Ann Oliver

On Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, Nancy Ann Oliver went to be with the Lord at the age of 86.

 

 

Jacksboro Newspapers

212 N. Church
PO Drawer 70
Jacksboro, Texas 76458

Phone: (940) 567-2616
FAX: (940) 228-0589