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By MICA WILHITE Jimplecute Publisher Jefferson native, Dr. Fred Bonner, says a community should view academically gifted black males from an asset perspective rather than from a deficit perspective. His 2015 book, Building on Resilience: Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline, addresses ways to “fix the leaky educational pipeline… Read More JHS Alumnus Walks the Walk, Talks the Talk of Black Male Success
The Jefferson Jimplecute is proud to participate in the Today’s Front Pages online exhibit at the Newseum in Washington D.C. Each Thursday, the front page of The Jimp is posted along with more than 800 newspapers from around the world. In addition to our Front Page, this week’s edition includes: Candlelight Tour Hosts Receive Pay In ‘Oohs & Ahhs’ Jefferson Elementary Science… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | January 17, 2018
By SETH BUCKNER Tuesday night, Jefferson High School boys’ basketball team bumped up its overall record to 15-6 in a commanding fashion. The final score was 88-39 and the Wildcats must be glad that the Bulldogs are leaving Waskom. They were chased all over the court by the Dawgs’ pressure defense. The game was slowed… Read More Dawgs Win Fifth Straight, 88-39
From Staff Reports Jefferson’s Lady Dawgs wiped out the Waskom Lady Wildcats Tuesday night with a definitive 59-35 victory. Ten Lady Dawgs put points on the board as Jefferson went to 17-5 on the season. Waskom struck first in the game, taking an early 0-3 lead. Tierrani Johnson scored first for Jefferson, and then Mackenzie… Read More Lady Dawgs Crush the ‘Cats
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(a.k.a: What have I got myself into this time?) By Steven Shaw Attorney & Certified Financial Planner This week’s topic looks at the legal concept of “Common Law Marriage” also referred to as an “Informal Marriage”. In these days of frequent cohabitation, sexual freedom and informal living arrangements one needs to be aware of the… Read More Ask An Expert | Common Law Marriage
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Local residents showed up large when it came to charitable giving in December, according to leaders of some of the assistance groups. “We received a little over $2,500,” Jim Finstrom who heads up the Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign said. “Last year we only received $1,700. Finstrom said the increase was appreciated. “We were pleased,”… Read More Marion County Folks Open Hearts, Wallets Over Holidays