From the Pressbox | February 21, 2019

And so it has come to pass. There will be no more girls’ basketball contested in Marion County until November, when Mark Allen’s squad again gets on the court. Jefferson’s Bi-District dismissal from the schoolgirl playoffs comes with District 15-3A company, however, and with District Champ Tatum eliminated as well, it’s time to recognize the… Read More From the Pressbox | February 21, 2019

Jefferson Not Alone in Dealing with Improper Teacher-Student Relationships

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor In Season 8 of the long-running CBS series NCIS, Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) admits having sex with his high school music teacher. Eight years later, the scene no longer seems funny. The Texas Education Agency reports an increase in the number of cases of inappropriate teacher-student relationships.In Fiscal Year… Read More Jefferson Not Alone in Dealing with Improper Teacher-Student Relationships

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | February 21, 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: Common Ground: The Shared Language of Agriculture by Theressa Cooper, Ph.D. Moody’s… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | February 21, 2018

Testa Top of the Heap in This Year’s Chocolate Sunday

Local restaurant owner, Julie Testa, of the Hamburger Store, was the big winner at the Opera House Theatre Players annual fund-raiser, Chocolate Sunday, this past Sunday. Testa, who, along with her husband, Sammy, has been in the restaurant business for a number of years and took over The Hamburger Store from her mother some years… Read More Testa Top of the Heap in This Year’s Chocolate Sunday

Book Review | “100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die”

Review by Leah Cooper Last June Jefferson Carnegie Library began sponsoring the weekly book review and accompanying Word Search puzzle. One of the first books we reviewed was Texas Far and Wide by E. R. Bills, a collection of unusual tales of Texas. It was quite a surprise a few months later to receive an… Read More Book Review | “100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die”