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Lions Induction

Chris McBride, is inducted into the Jacksboro Lions Club by Lion Tim Castle as his sponsor Lion Mark Maples looks on as prt of the meeting Nov. 11. The local Lions Club was started in 1928.

Springer first day

Today, Rep. Drew Springer filed several bills addressing the conservative priorities of North Texas, including Constitutional Carry, the elimination of gun free zones, protection of unborn life, curbing the emergency powers of the Governor, and making Texas's official knife the Bowie Knife.

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It's deer season and time to plan hunts. Thinking about harvestings a buck such as this has caused many deer hunters to lose sleep this time of year. Photo by Luke Clayton

Making Outdoor Plans

Some folks schedule hunting and fishing trips months in advance, which is a necessity for trips that require travel. This coming summer, I’m planning to fish up in northwestern Saskatchewan, for giant northern pike and lake trout, assuming the border reopens. I will be fishing with friends at Tazin Lake Lodge which is a ‘fly in’ destination with float plane being the only viable means of getting there.

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King Anniversary Parade

Doris & Leon King eloped to Lawton OK., on November 11, 1950 and were married at 5:30pm. They have lived all over the United States but settled in Doris' childhood home in Jacksboro in 1987. They have been blessed with three daughters, two grandsons and six great grandchildren, the eldest great grandson serving in the Navy. Doris and Leon have been members of the First Baptist Church since settling in Jacksboro. On Wednesday, November 11th, the First Baptist Church organized a reverse parade to congratulate the Kings for their 70th Anniversary. The Kings sat on their porch as everyone drove by honking their horns, blowing bubbles and leaving signs in celebration.

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