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News Stories

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Jacksboro High School’s new gymnasium lights were dedicated to former superintendent Dennis Bennett with a plaque from E3 Entergral Solutions at a pep rally Friday, Nov. 8.

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Jacksboro Elementary School teacher Anne Silveus was named the featured teacher of the month during the Jacksboro ISD school board meeting Monday, Nov.

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In an attempt to continue the renovation process at the Jack County Courthouse, a final decision was made by the Jack County Commissioners Court on where to place the Elections Administrator and ge

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Jack County Commissioners discussed the cost of a new radio tower for communications Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Sports

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Chase Thompson knew where his sister Baylee was going to school three years ago.

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BOWIE – Seth Isbell showed no fear Friday night.

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The Bryson Cowgirls volleyball team began their 2019 playoff slate, just as they did in their 2018 state tournament run, with a bi-district match versus the Forestburg Lady ‘Horns.

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Balance has been the name of the game in Jacksboro, the Tigers using a number of running backs to wear down defenses the last several years.

Obituaries

Olan Guice, 84, went to be with our Lord on Monday, Nov. 11. He was born in Markley on March 20, 1935 to John Olan Guice and Dove (Brown) Guice.

Vernie Ogle Middlebrooks, 94, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 in Gainesville. She was born on Feb. 9, 1925, in Jacksboro to Willie Ogle and Stella (Dowdy) Ogle. 

Barbara Lee Morris Clay went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

Milton Ray Capps, age 79 of Midland, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Services were held on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Bryson.

Lifestyles

After a successful first year, the Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Outdoor Expo and ChiliFest Saturday, Nov. 2.

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Jacksboro High School students participated in “adulting” classes Oct. 23, after their college day in Graham.

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The Jack County Museum building is one of the oldest in Jack County, built by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Cooper in 1882.

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Region 9 Education Service Center will soon begin offering its fall classes for adult students seeking to earn their high school equivilency diploma (GED) or to non-native English speakers looking

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