FedEx Driver Still Awaits Justice in Long-Awaited Trial as Town Grips with Loss a Year After Texas 7-Year-Old's Murder
It has been one year since the residents of Wise County, Texas were shocked by the murder of 7-year-old Athena Strand. The tragedy led to a review of child abduction protocols and left the community mourning deeply. As reported by NBC DFW, Athena disappeared from her home in Paradise, leading...
Gunter vs Jacksboro: High School Football— December 1, 2023
Number 1 ranked Gunter faced number 9 Jacksboro in a 3A, DII Regional Final football game. The (1) Tigers won 55-33
The gas price fluctuate between $2.86 and $2.87 in Jacksboro as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Jacksboro provides worthy challenge but falls to state-power Gunter
DENTON — The records were the same, the pedigrees weren’t. But that didn’t mean Jacksboro was backing down Friday night. With the entire state anticipating a Gunter blowout in the Region II-3A Division II finals, the underdog Tigers delivered a performance the Wichita Falls area should be proud of.
Team of the week: Jacksboro Tigers – November 30, 2023
The Jacksboro Tigers earn our honor as team of the week after their overtime win in the class 3A, DII regional semifinals!
TX paradise's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around paradise..
Remembering Graham's Own: Robert Newton Cain's Life to be Celebrated at Local Church
Robert Newton (Bob) Cain, from Graham, Texas, died on November 25, 2023. He was born on December 12, 1936, to Luther and Anna Dunagan Cain. A service to celebrate his life will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at First United Methodist Church in Graham. A visitation is scheduled for the day before at Morrison Funeral Home.
Bowie Elementary 5th Graders Shine in First Patriot State Fair Project
Bowie Elementary School's 5th-grade students recently finished their first Patriot State Fair presentations. This project combined English Language Arts, math, science, and social studies. Over eight weeks, each student researched a U.S. state and made a presentation, adding their own creative ideas. The project was a joint effort among all of Bowie’s 5th-grade teachers and the SAISD Curriculum and Instruction department.
Take a look Inside Bowie Color Guard
Halftime air swirls through the field as the band plays with pride, and large flags grace the busy air with colorful beauty. The unseen contributors of the band, the Bowie Color Guard, once again show off their carefully rehearsed moves and steps complimenting the band perfectly. “First semester we are...
Colwell, Newman named all-tourney as Lady Rams go 3-2 in Rockport
Cadence Colwell and Jaylee Newman were named to the “Toast of the Coast” All-Tournament team as the Lady Rams went 3-2 in the 16-team tourney hosted by Rockport-Fulton. The Lady Rams (6-5) concluded the tourney taking on Class 6A Cypress Ranch, which improved its record to 11-3 with a 41-19 win.
Warriors dominate home tourney, improve to 9-1
The Community Christian School Warriors are off to a hot start this hoops season, easily winning their home tournament this past weekend to move their record to 9-1 on the season. CCS defeated Fellowship Academy, 70-30, on Saturday at City Gym to claim the title, marking the school’s 14th Annual...
The Iron Veins of Texas: How the Rock Island Railroad Shaped Bryson and Beyond
Bryson, Texas, a town steeped in history, epitomizes the transformative power of the Rock Island Railroad's expansion into the Lone Star State. Established in the late 19th century and named after Civil War veteran Henry E. Bryson, the town blossomed into a regional hub for agriculture and later oil production. The arrival of the Rock Island Railroad in 1903 marked a turning point, accelerating Bryson's development into a thriving community for cattlemen and oil producers alike. This growth mirrored the broader economic and social evolution triggered by the railroad's penetration into Texas, solidifying Bryson's historical significance.
Medical City Healthcare Acquires Wise Health System, Expanding its Network
• Medical City Healthcare has completed the purchase of Wise Health System in Wise County, expanding their system of care to 19 inpatient hospitals. • The three newly-named hospital campuses are Medical City Decatur, Medical City Argyle, and Medical City Surgical Hospital | Alliance.
One Year On: The Unresolved Murder Case of Athena Strand
• One year ago, 7-year-old Athena Strand disappeared from her home in Paradise, Wise County. • Tanner Horner, a FedEx driver at the time, has been charged with capital murder in connection with Athena's death.
Chamber announces ChiliFest winners
Chamber announces ChiliFest winners Press Release Wed, 11/29/2023 - 4:21 pm ...
Wise County Honors Athena Strand with Pink Decorations on Anniversary of Her Death
On the first anniversary of Athena Strand's tragic death, the community of Wise County honors her memory by bathing the town in pink, her favorite color. The profound impact of this case even influenced the local sheriff's decision not to seek re-election.
Solar scam? Local woman believes late stepmother was exploited
JACKSBORO (CBS News Texas) - Jan Jones was mourning the loss of her stepmother and helping her father get his estate in order, when she noticed something that surprised her. It was an automatic charge on her stepmother's bank account for about $300 a month from a company called GoodLeap. Jones soon learned that her stepmother had taken out a loan with the company to finance $60,000 worth of solar panels. It's a debt her father will now assume. The collateral is the house he shared with his wife."Now he's stuck with it," Jones said. Jones says her stepmother, Paula Sharp, struggled with...
Sams making Jacksboro's offense multi-dimensional
Jacksboro knew it had a prolific passing attack that could score from anywhere on the field before the season kicked off. The Tigers had averaged 38 points per game last year with Lando Belcher’s arm as the primary weapon. But that didn’t mean coach Casey Hubble and his staff...
Windthorst Knights of Columbus to hold annual sausage meal
WINDTHORST, Texas (KAUZ) - The Windthorst Knights of Columbus is preparing to hold its 80th Annual Sausage Meal. The event will be held inside the Saint Mary’s Parish Hall in Windthorst on Sunday, December 3. The meal will begin at 11:00 a.m. and costs $15 for adults and $5...
7th grade robotics team at Bellevue Independent School District brings back silver at BEST of Texas Robotics competition
CLAY COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Competing against large high schools and school districts alike, one local middle school brought back silver in a multiple-state-wide robotics competition. Bellevue Independent School District’s Robotics Team of 7th graders dominated at the BEST of Texas Robotics Competition in Dallas on Friday, December 1, 2023, bringing home second place, according to […]