News Stories

Jacksboro is mourning the loss of yet another student — the third in less than two months.

With the new year comes new hope for those in the oil and gas industry.

Local producer Ken Swan is encouraged by the upcoming change in the federal administration and recent trends.

BRYSON – The city had a “good year” overall financially after audit results for the city’s books were revealed to council members Monday evening.


Boys play pair on road this week

BRYSON – The Cowboys had an off week to open district play, losing home games to Graford and Throckmorton.

Baylee Thompson (21) had 13 points in Thursday afternoon's win

Jacksboro managed a split with visiting Henrietta Thursday afternoon as District 8-3A action continued.

Both games were rescheduled from Tuesday due to the death of a JHS student.

Girls host Paradise Monday

GRAHAM – Jacksboro Middle School’s 8th grade girls hoopsters won a four-team tournament here Saturday.


Anita Palmer Hackley, age 71, died January 6, 2017 at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. 

Carolyn Sue Fojtik passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 in Jacksboro, Texas. She was 69 years old.

Dorothy LaNell Hudson was born on November 20, 1946 to William Orville and Lillie Bell (DeShane) Long, Sr.


Reid Spiller recently graduated Cum Laude from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management.

Private Ethan Coe Wilton, 19, of Jacksboro graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Dec. 16.

Abbie Nicole Kinder of Jacksboro, graduated from Midwestern State University in December 2016. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Jacksboro Newspapers

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Jacksboro, Texas 76458

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