History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

The Pipeline I like fossil fuels. Please don’t misunderstand, I like solar, wind and hydro sources of power also. I appreciate that coal oil and kerosene were much better sources of light and power than whale oil. Gasoline was an improvement on those, but each required oil. In the early twentieth century oil was searched for and discovered in various sections… Read More History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

Changes in our churches; safety is a concern

By Carla Bass – City Editor  Many of churches in Marion County have similar congregations to the one in the tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas; small congregations where everyone knows everyone else, or multiple generations attend the same church. Over the years, churches have transformed and undergone many changes. For many, one of the changes… Read More Changes in our churches; safety is a concern

WHAT WAS COOKIN’ By Sherry McAdoo

Sherry McAdoo is currently recovering from a stroke. As she continues to get better, the Jimplecute will run some of her classic recipes from summers past. LET’S SHARE SOME RECIPES. PINEAPPLE CHEESE BALL HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING SWEET POTATO PIE BRAN MUFFINS BEAN & BACON BREAKFAST TACOS SYRUP MUFFINS Please share your recipes and memories. Send them to me at 301 Rusk… Read More WHAT WAS COOKIN’ By Sherry McAdoo

Movie Review | Daddy’s Home 2

By Mica Wilhite “Daddy’s Home 2” showcases the blended lives of five daddy’s.   Following up on the 2015 original with father Dusty Mayron (Mark Wahlberg), stepfather Brad Whitacker (Will Ferrell) and stepfather Roger (John Cena), the sequel now includes the grandfathers Kurt (Mel Gibson) and Don (John Lithgow). The audience reviews capture the reason why… Read More Movie Review | Daddy’s Home 2

ETBU Theatre to perform The Voice of the Prairie

East Texas Baptist University Theatre Department will continue their season with a performance of John Olive’s The Voice of the Prairie. The production will debut on Thursday, November 16 and will conclude on Sunday, November 19. All performances will take place in the Black Box Theatre in the Jenna Guest Music Building at East Texas… Read More ETBU Theatre to perform The Voice of the Prairie