Jack County Newswire

Jack County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jack County, TX.

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  1. Businessman's iPhone somehow still works, even after being dropped from a planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Digital Trends

    ... order to track down the lost phone. Eventually, the app told Wilson that the phone was outside a rural town in Jack County, Texas. With the location and map in hand, it was time for a road trip as Wilson and Kidwell took off to find the iPhone this ...

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  2. North Texas man accused in theft of more than 500 cattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KLKN

    Jack County jail records show Tony Eugene Lyon of Perrin was being held Wednesday on a theft of livestock charge, with bond at $1 million. The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association says a marketing agency received an order from a rancher to buy steers.

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  3. Man Accused in Theft of More Than 500 CattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    Jack County jail records show Tony Eugene Lyon of Perrin was being held Wednesday on a theft of livestock charge, with bond at $1 million. The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association says a marketing agency received an order from a rancher to buy steers.

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  4. North Texas Man Arrested for First Degree Theft of LivestockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... and charged with theft of livestock of over $200,000, a first degree felony. He is being held at the Jack County jail on a $1 million bond. This is an ongoing investigation and more charges are expected to be filed on Lyon. Additional suspects are ...

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  5. Archie Thomas Hicks, Jr.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the White Family Funeral Home. Archie was born July 31, 1938 in Jack County to Archie and Ettie (Read) Hicks. He attended Bowie High School. He married Joyce Rhodes Dec. 9, 2005. He worked for Permian ...

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  6. Sheriff seeks raises for several staffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Graham Leader

    ... counties. Young County patrol deputies make $33,551 compared to Stephens, where patrol deputies make $36,540. In Jack County, patrol deputies make $36,726; in Archer County, patrol deputies make $38,200; and in Palo Pinto County, patrol deputies ...

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  7. Graham News Inc. restructuring comes with mergers, layoffsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Graham Leader

    ... of that paper. "Beginning this Friday, we will continue publication of a weekly newspaper for Jacksboro and Jack County residents," Krecklow said, adding that the name of the newspaper will be the Jacksboro Herald-Gazette. GNI, which is also the ...

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  8. New Wind Farm Completed in JacksboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | KAUZ

    Jack County celebrated a boost to its economy this afternoon. After more than one year of work, the newest wind farm facility in Texas is finally ready.

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  9. Kodi Dawn HobsonRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... grandparents Rocky and Myla Putt of Roanoke, Shirley Ann Hobson of Mineral Wells, and Mama Ruth Hobson of Jack County; great-grandmother Virginia Ann Collom of Mineral Wells; aunts Johnann Osteen of Malakoff and Terrin Smith of Grand Prairie; uncles ...

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  10. ConocoPhillips grant awarded for STEMania dayRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Weatherford College Wise County has been awarded a $3,488 Community Engagement Grant from ConocoPhillips.These grant funds will be used to secure access of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum's mobile planetarium unit for the campus' STEMania day later this year.STEMania is an opportunity for area fourth graders and their teachers to visit a ... (more)

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  11. ConocoPhillips grant awarded for STEMania dayRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Weatherford College Wise County has been awarded a $3,488 Community Engagement Grant from ConocoPhillips.These grant funds will be used to secure access of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum's mobile planetarium unit for the campus' STEMania day later this year.STEMania is an opportunity for area fourth graders and their teachers to visit a ... (more)

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  12. Navigating the downturnRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Rod Hawkins' oil industry supply business on Highway 380, Hawkins Sub-Surface Pump & Supply, has been in Young County for 50 years. Hawkins said his sales have decreased significantly in the last three months, but things could be much worse, and are for many people working in the oil industry in North Central Texas.

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  13. Oil-related downturn caused upswing in aid requestsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Editor's note: This is the first report of a multi-part series on the rising number of applicants for Medicaid and SNAP assistance in Graham and Jack County. Employees at the Texas Health and Human Resources office on Packing House Road in Graham say they've been extremely busy the last several weeks.

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  14. Super-2 Highway Upgrade Approved in Archer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | KAUZ

    ... roadway congestion, safety and the growing demands on our infrastructure. US 281 from State Highway 25 to the Jack County line will be widened to three lanes to accommodate what is called a Super 2 pavement design. This type of highway is already in ...

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  15. Wind farms starts spinning near JacksboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    For over a decade, wind farms have been sprouting all over Texas, making the Lone Star State the nation's leader in wind energy. One of the newest, a 15,000-acre wind farm, is now operating in Jack County, just outside of Jacksboro.

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  16. RES Americas' Keechi Wind Project OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Domestic Fuel

    In this edition of the Ethanol Report, RFA CEO Bob Dinneen talks about upcoming 20th NEC and how the industry has changed in 20 years. The Keechi Wind Project in Jack County, Texas is now producing wind power .

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  17. RES Americas Announces Commercial Operation Of 110 MW Texas Wind ProjectRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Electric Energy Online

    Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. , a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce commercial operation of the Keechi Wind Project in Jack County, Texas. Construction of the 110 megawatt Keechi Wind Project commenced in December 2013 and commercial operation began on January 23, 2015.

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  18. Texas braces for massive layoffs amid oil slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | CBS News

    In Texas oil country, lower oil prices have led to prayers at the Jack County Courthouse for families who depend on oil drilling to make a living. The state is home to the Permian Basin, the nation's leading oil-producing region, where cheaper oil means lower profits, and fewer jobs.

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  19. Peggy Jean KeeRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Selby. She married Howard Wayne Kee Aug. 29, 1952, in Electra. They were married for 62 years and are members of Jack County Cowboy Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and sisters. She is survived by her husband, ...

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  20. Participant in a military re-enactment recovering from gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A Dallas-area man is recovering from a gunshot wound he suffered Saturday during a military re-enactment at Fort Richardson near Jacksboro. The Jack County Herald reported Scott Fullerton was wounded by live ammunition during the re-enactment.

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