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News Stories

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The Texas Department of State Health Services will hold a routine immunization clinic at Live Oak Baptist Church on Thursday, June 17.

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Small town folks are always looking for something to do, particularly in the summer.

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The annual Jacksboro Lions Club Fish Fry was held Thursday on the east side of the Jack County courthouse lawn.

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Jacksboro High School graduated 55 students during commencement exercises Friday evening.

Sports

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Jacksboro Baseball Camp came off without a hitch June 1-3.

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GRAHAM – With a Holliday win in the May 29 opener, which set up a winner take all game three in the Region I-3A Final, a packed house at Lady Blues Field set themselves for a rock and roll battle.

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GRAHAM – In its three prior games, Jacksboro’s softballers did not commit a single error heading into Game 2 of the best-of-three series with Holliday.

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GRAHAM – Holliday took a page from Jacksboro’s playbook Saturday, winning a pair of games when on the verge of elimination to knock the Tigerettes from the Class 3A softball playoffs.

Lifestyles

 Prosperity Bank Donation

Prosperity Bank and its employees made a donation to the Jacksboro Community Food Pantry recently.

 

Bryson Field Cleanup

More than a dozen people came out Saturday for a Bryson field cleanup at McCloud Memorial Park.

The Old ‘Bean Pot’

Luke has been cooking with cast iron for most of his adult life. He first began using the old kettle on the right in the last sixties when his uncle presented it to him for a birthday present. File photo

This past week on one of those cool clear mornings, the urge to do a bit of campfire cooking hit me.

Modern Day Rendezvous This Saturday

Luke pouring a hot cup of coffee to Mrs. Nancy Roy at last year’s event. Photo by Jeff Rice

The Rocky Mountain Rendezvous was an annual gathering that began in 1825 at various locations held by a fur trading company at which trappers and mountain men sold their furs and hides and replenis

Obituaries

James Chester Rhodes, Jr. was born on December 28, 1960 to James Chester Rhodes, Sr. and Claudia (McMinn) Rhodes in Graham.

William Doyle Moore, Jr. was born May 17, 1933 in Jack County, to William Doyle Moore, Sr. and Cora Edna Hughes Moore.

Richard Eugene McFarland

Richard Eugene McFarland was born in El Paso, Texas on May 30, 1945 to Richard B. and Betty Jo (Davis) McFarland. He passed from this life peacefully at home at the age of 75 in Jacksboro.

Michael Douglas Coughlan

Michael Douglas Coughlan, 74, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 1 p.m.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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