Residents Heed Call to Battle Storm Damage with Christ In Action

From Staff Reports Scenes of damage and destruction streaming across television screen bring back memories of slightly more than a year ago when Jeff and Sandy Keller along with Cameron Corpier journeyed as part of the Christ In Action team to help Port Aransas citizens following Hurricane Harvey. Sandy noted getting started proved to be… Read More Residents Heed Call to Battle Storm Damage with Christ In Action

►VIDEO: District Meet Wraps Up Long- Distance Runners’ Season

From Staff Reports If there’s ever an under-appreciated athlete walking the halls of any high school, it has to be the ones for whom practice is gruesome and notoriety so rare. Jefferson High’s 11 high school runners wrapped up their season at the Class 3A-District 7 meet at Daingerfield Park. Cross-country coach Misty Randolph’s crew… Read More ►VIDEO: District Meet Wraps Up Long- Distance Runners’ Season

Ratcliffe Working to Increase Jobs, Boost Cyber Security in ETX

By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute Editor U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Heath, said he knows of a way to improve the Northeast Texas economy. “Vote Republican,” Ratcliffe said in an exclusive interview with the “Jimplecute” Tuesday. “With the exception of recent layoffs at Red River Army depot, which is something that I’m working to address, a lot… Read More Ratcliffe Working to Increase Jobs, Boost Cyber Security in ETX

The tale of Taylor Swift and Kanye West is no ‘Love Story’

By EUGENE ROBINSON When the big political news of the week involves Taylor Swift and Kanye West, we’re in serious trouble. I’m trying to “Shake It Off,” but I can’t. I don’t mean to sound “Heartless,” but we shouldn’t have to pay the slightest attention to what those pop-music megastars think about the midterm election… Read More The tale of Taylor Swift and Kanye West is no ‘Love Story’

Trump could be the most honest president in modern history

By MARC A. THIESSEN Donald Trump may be remembered as the most honest president in modern American history. Don’t get me wrong, Trump lies all the time. He said that he “enacted the biggest tax cuts and reforms in American history” (actually they are the eighth largest) and that “our economy is the strongest it’s… Read More Trump could be the most honest president in modern history

Chitwood Grabs Lead in Pigskin Prognosticator Contest

With a 14-1 record last week, Jimplecute Sports Columnist Charlie Chitwood zoomed into first place in the weekly Pigskin Prognosticators competition. The nearly perfect effort raised Chitwood’s record to 52-23. Last week’s leader, Ned Fratangelo, slipped to second place. Fratangelo went 11-4 in Week 7 for a 51-24 mark overall. Shelia Langbartels and Bubba Haggard… Read More Chitwood Grabs Lead in Pigskin Prognosticator Contest