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“Tidelands” by Philippa Gregory The inaugural volume of Gregory’s (Dark Tracks, 2018, etc.) new series is set during the English civil war. A wise woman is at the center of this launch. Alinor, an herbalist and midwife, is reminiscent of Jacquetta (The Lady of the Rivers, 2011), another Gregory protagonist, foundress of the Woodville dynasty… Read More Book Review | “Tidelands”
Congratulations, citizens of Marion County. You went one for three. That batting average may get you into the Hall of Fame, but it does little for open government. The City of Jefferson had a public hearing on its budget. No resident cared to speak. Jefferson ISD held a public hearing on its budget and proposed… Read More Myopic County Budget Lacks Vision for Future
“It Chapter Two” has flickers of fright, but is ultimately undone by an arduous runtime. Director Andy Muschietti went a tad long in the original, but successfully captured the intimacy of children facing a terrifying evil. Clocking in at a brain-numbing 2 hours and 50 minutes, his sequel tries to explore every corner and ends… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | “It Chapter Two”
By DAVID WALL We’ve all heard about the fires in the Amazon forest which supplies 20% of the oxygen in our atmosphere. There’s no question that smoke is blackening the sky for up to a thousand miles away, but just maybe it’s time for rethinking the overall situation. My first “What’s going on here” concern… Read More Fires in the Amazon Forest
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 5 issued eight executive orders in hopes of preventing further mass shootings. Abbott’s orders came days after seven people were killed and 25 injured in multiple shootings by a lone gunman along thoroughfares connecting the cities of Odessa and Midland on Aug. 31. The suspect fired at law… Read More Executive orders address deadly mass shootings
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor When state accountability ratings branded Jefferson Elementary School with a failing grade, the shock could be felt through the entire community. Superintendent Rob Barnwell assured parents at a public forum Tuesday to discuss the accountability ratings that the district was not going to hide the failure from the community… Read More Parents Tell JISD Administrators They Want ‘Quality’ Teachers & to Help
Local Pharmacist Explains Why Getting Your Prescription Refilled Faces Challenges from Top, Bottom, & Middle By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor What happens when your mail-order pharmacy doesn’t send your medication on time? What happens when they send you the wrong medication? What happens when you have a question about your medication that… Read More SCARE MAIL, PBMS, & DIRs
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