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Archer County Youth compete in District 4-H Food Challenge

Fourteen youth from across Archer County competed in the District 3 4-H Food Challenge sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on November 28th at the Jack County Barn in Jacksboro. All of these teams put in a lot of time and energy, not to mention creativity into their creations for this

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-12 15:58:00

Arrest Made In East Dallas Homicide Investigation

DALLAS, TX -- The Dallas Police Department has arrested a 23-year old man and charged him with murder in the shooting death of an East Dallas man on Dec. 11. Kimmitt Smith was arrested Thursday and transported to the Dallas Police Jack Evans Headquarters where he declined to speak with detectives, D

PATCH - 2018-12-14 18:10:08

SO continues to build timeline in suspicious death

Investigators continue to try and develop a timeline leading up to the death of 27-year-old Christopher Cunningham, whose body was found north of Bowie along the railroad tracks on Dec. 4.

BOWIENEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Big Willy’s owners to refund consumers for Hurricane Harvey price gouging

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced his Consumer Protection Division finalized a settlement with the owners of 11 gas stations – mostly Big Willy’s – accused of price gouging last year during the state of disaster declared for Hurricane Harvey.

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-12-14 16:00:00

Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Reveals Shoddy Construction Methods

Much has been made of the cruelty, gore, and misogyny on display in The House That Jack Built, Lars von Trier's latest cinematic provocation. As an avid horror fan with a fairly strong stomach, I was not deterred by this. The man is capable of making great films, films that are genuinely moving, tho

SCREENANARCHY.COM - 2018-12-14 13:01:01

Suspect In Death Of Two Males Arrested, Charged With Murder

DALLAS, TX -- The Dallas Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old man whom they believe shot and killed two males Dec. 7 in South Dallas. Lexington Malik Wright surrendered to homicide detectives at the Dallas Police Jack Evans Headquarters Tuesday at 6 a.m., DPD wrote in a news release. Police

PATCH - 2018-12-11 20:07:00

Girls basketball roundup: Wichita Falls High School Lady Coyotes edge Burkburnett

BURKBURNETT – A 32-point effort by Eternity Jackson wasn’t enough as the Burkburnett Lady Bulldogs fell, 49-48, to Wichita Falls High School. The Lady Bulldogs led 18-17 at half but fell behind 35-27 heading into the fourth quarter.


Pet of the Week • 12-14-18

Meet Jack, an 8-½-year-old shepherd mix weighing 54 pounds. He may be an older guy, but he still has plenty of pep in his step. He’s very friendly and loves to be around people. He’s well-mannered, and knows how to sit, come and lie down on command. He likes to play with other dogs, and in his previ

DALLAS VOICE - 2018-12-14 11:25:04

Wintery Mix; 50 MPH Wind Gusts Possible Thursday, Friday; Winter Storm Watch West Of DFW

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – As Thursday approaches, some nasty weather is in store for the Metroplex. A wintery mix of precipitation is possible for some as well as sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph and gusts as high as 50 mph.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 17:23:46

Mineral Wells man draws 35-year terms for meth trafficking

PALO PINTO – Last week's conviction and sentencing of a large dealer of methamphetamine put the wraps on a major City-County Narcotics Unit drug ring investigation. Steven Ken Howard, 56, of Mineral Wells, entered guilty pleas in four felony cases before 29th State District Judge Michael Moore. Howa

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-12-11 18:15:00

Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested

A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 00:08:46

Texas judge who approved plea deal for alleged Baylor University rapist faces public backlash

The outrage over a light sentence handed to a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape has already gotten him banned from his current school. The outcry may also cost the judge who approved a plea agreement that included no jail time.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-14 03:49:00

Weatherford council approves zoning change for mini-warehouses

During Tuesday’s meeting, Weatherford City Council passed a zoning ordinance to make way for mini-warehouses near Fourth Street and Jacksboro-Graham Road. Owner of Triple D Liquor on Fourth Street Carroll Dawson requested to change the zoning for the space behind his store from residential to C3 com

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-30 23:05:08

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-12-13 15:15:45

Mineral Wells city manager position officially posted online

The search for Mineral Wells' next city manager is officially on. Strategic Government Resources, the Keller firm hired by Mineral Wells City Council to seek and recommend qualified candidates, has posted the position to its website. SGR will also distribute the position among its network and client

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-12-13 21:15:00

Bowie City Councilors, City Manager feud over building costs

BOWIE (KFDX/KJTL) - A few Bowie City Councilors question the legality of procedures in a project that went slightly over budget, and one recently elected councilor is even saying the council may want to review the City Manager's employment at some point.

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-12 22:48:00

Silver alert issued for Jack County woman

WICHITA FALLS, TX (RNN Texoma) - A local sheriff’s office is asking the public’s help in locating a missing woman from Jacksboro.

NEWSCHANNEL6NOW.COM - 2018-11-30 01:59:00

Insanity defense accepted in Texas campus stabbing attack that killed Graham native

AUSTIN, Texas – A judge has found a former University of Texas student not guilty by reason of insanity in a random stabbing attack that left a Graham native dead and three other students injured last year.


Chilly ‘rain-snow mix,’ high winds in forecast for Fort Worth

FORT WORTH — A cold front moving into North Texas on Thursday afternoon will combine with rain and make for a wintry mix of rain and snow in Fort Worth and surrounding areas by Thursday evening, the National Weather Service says.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-12-12 15:42:00

TxDOT meeting Thursday on US 281/380 intersection improvements

JACKSBORO – All interested citizens are invited to attend a public meeting for the proposed improvements to the intersection of US 281 at US 380 south of Jacksboro. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Jacksboro City Hall located at 112 West Belknap St. in

JACKSBORONEWSPAPERS.COM - 2018-11-29 21:35:36