JEFFERSON – The Marion County Sheriff’s Department (MSCO) failed to meet 10-day deadlines of three Texas Public Information Act (TPIA) requests by the Jimplecute. This brings the total of missed deadlines to five. The requests were hand-delivered or sent by certified mail to the MCSO office on June 24, July 1 and July 2 by… Read More McKnight Misses 3 More TPIA Deadlines
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Faced with the task of entertaining Russian nuclear treaty inspectors in Northeast Texas, Col. Ron Forest and his staff knew what to do. The Americans took their Soviet counterparts fishing on Caddo Lake, feasting on fried catfish in Uncertain and attending a Marshall High School football game. “We had… Read More U.S. Army Colonel Earns Russians’ Respect During Destruction of INF Missiles at Karnak
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Funeral Services for Mr. Walter Rudolph Thomas, 91, of Jefferson, Texas will be held at 1:00 PM Friday July 19, 2019 at The Captain W.M. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral Home in Jefferson, Texas with Dr. Jeff Taylor Officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Thursday July 18, 2019 at Haggard… Read More Obituary | Walter Rudolph Thomas
Hope you were able to watch President Donald Trump in action July 4 and in the days preceding the Washington, D.C. celebration of our nation’s birthday. He played the Democrats like a trout. Inspired by a Bastille Day celebration in Paris a couple of years ago, Trump wanted an event honoring the U.S. military for… Read More Donnie Goes Fishing
“Annabelle Comes Home” starts when Annabelle, literally, comes home with the Warrens. Lorraine and Ed pick up the doll from the nurses from the first Conjuring film and on the way home, their car breaks down in front of a cemetery, and Lorraine is visited by hundreds of spirits. A priest is waiting for them… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | “Annabelle Comes Home”
Nantucket, not Woodstock, is the main attraction in Hilderbrand’s (Winter in Paradise, 2018, etc.) bittersweet nostalgia piece about the summer of 1969. As is typical with Hilderbrand’s fiction, several members of a family have their say. Here, that family is the “stitched together” Foley-Levin clan, ruled over by the appropriately named matriarch, Exalta, aka Nonny,… Read More Book Review | “Summer of ’69”
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor UNCERTAIN – If you want to see alligators, you travel at night, veteran Caddo Lake tour guide John Winn will tell you. Winn takes Caddo visitors on bird tours, scenic tours, photography tours and the odd gator tour. “You have to go at night to see gators,” Winn said.… Read More Caddo Lake Guide Delivers Thrills, Beauty, Peace
William Haskell Davis Jr., 78, of Gray, Texas passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Gray Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Roy Davis, assisted by Rev. Wayne Shew. Burial will follow at Gray Cemetery. There will be a time of visitation… Read More Obituary | William Haskell Davis Jr.