News Stories

As the start of the new school year approaches, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to watch for children who are walking to and from school or waiting for buses.

A public hearing on the 2016-17 Jack County budget was given Monday.

Fast-rising water stranded a family in a flash flood situation on Roberts Branch Road Friday afternoon.


Winding my way through the county right now.

Season tickets for Jacksboro High School football games will go on sale Monday, Aug. 29

Jacksboro and Breckenridge had their first scrimmage last weekend. Tiger Coach Brian Hodnett said he saw enough positive things to know his squad is on the right track.

Jacksboro Coach Brian Hodnett says he saw enough good things after a scrimmage with Breckenridge to say things are progressing well in preparation for the Aug. 26 season opener with Olney.


Calvin “Doodles” Wilhoit, 58, a drilling consultant, went to be with our Lord Monday, August 1, 2016 in Bridgeport.

Madelyn Kline passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the age of 81. She was born January 15, 1935 to Edward and Susie Reynolds Thompson in Brownfield, Texas. 

Chella Kay Norris, 66 of Berryville, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Invona Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Virginia.  


The Jacksboro Middle School cheerleaders had a successful week of camp at Texas Christian University. 

The annual Paradise Main Street Festival is planned for September 24 this year.

Faith Community Hospital is pleased to unveil a sculpture by a local artist in the hospital’s new mammography suite.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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Jacksboro, Texas 76458

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