“SORRY, GROWN-UPS, YOU CAN’T GO TO SCHOOL!” by Christina Geist; illustrated by Tim Bowers In a reverse of the back-to-school books featuring teachers reluctant to face the first day, this one spotlights some grown-ups who long to head back to the classroom. Buddy is back (Buddy’s Bedtime Battery, 2016), joined by his sister, Lady, and… Read More Book Review | “Sorry, Grown-Ups, You Can’t Go To School!”
Marion County commissioners upset a trend of decreasing local tax rates for this year when they opted to add more than $100,000 to the county budget and raise the tax rate 2.4 cents. If you are like most Texans who turn red at the sight of a property tax notice and have heart rhythm issues… Read More An Effective Headache
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By DAVID WALL September is the time to begin planting fall herbs, and one of those should be rosemary. This amazing herb is one of those unheralded but spectacular herbs that help our lives. From relieving headaches, arthritic pains, muscle pains and indigestion, it also supports our circulatory, digestive and nervous systems. It can even… Read More Rosemary Is Amazing!
“Dora the Explorer,” Nickelodeon’s hit cartoon about an adventurous young Latina and her trusty monkey Boots, grows up slightly for the film adaptation. “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” has our cheerful heroine as a teenager. No worries folks, she still has her backpack, trademark bangs, and ability to break the fourth wall. Every… Read More Movie Review | “Dora & the Lost City of Gold”
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Marion County Sheriff David McKnight stated in a reply to a Jimplecute Texas Public Information Act request that at the end of July his department had 737 arrest warrants waiting to be served. McKnight placed the number of felony warrants at 109 and the number of misdemeanor warrants at… Read More Sheriff Reports a 29% Increase in Unserved Warrants During July
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor After a barely acceptable “C” rating last year, the Texas Education Agency granted Jefferson ISD a “B” this month. Both the Elementary and Primary campuses, however, received an F grade. Superintendent Rob Barnwell took the news of the higher overall rating with a grain of salt. “I’m happy about… Read More JISD Earns a ‘B’ Rating; Elementary School Given ‘F’
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Hippies finally carried out their threat to put LSD in the Austin drinking water. How else in the wide, wide world of Texas politics can you explain the Speaker of the House, who just wrapped up a highly successful legislative session, acting such a fool? If you have failed to follow the antics of our… Read More Bonnen Blunder Hard to Explain or Excuse