JHS Alumnus Walks the Walk, Talks the Talk of Black Male Success

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

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | January 17, 2018

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

Marion County Folks Open Hearts, Wallets Over Holidays

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