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”

Weekly Devotional | A Special Valentine Combination

Two years ago, this writer was sitting outside of a large grocery store on Valentine’s evening near closing time. Several customers hurriedly exited with balloons and flowers. Even though they waited until the last-minute, they still wanted to show love to a special somebody. Lots of money will be spent this week on flowers, candy,… Read More Weekly Devotional | A Special Valentine Combination

State Says Property Taxes Too Cheap in Marion County

By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute News Editor If you get a pink slip in the mail, Marion Central Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Ann Lummus wants you to mail it to her. Lummus detailed hurdles she faces determining property values for the Jefferson ISD board Tuesday. Partly because of a lack of “tools” like multi-listing sales reports,… Read More State Says Property Taxes Too Cheap in Marion County

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | February 14, 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: 1883 Church Restoration Nears Completion Lady Dawgs End Season in Bi-District Round… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | February 14, 2018