Financial Focus | June 15, 2017

Diversify with bonds (even if rates are low)   If you’ve needed a mortgage or another type of loan over the past several years, you’ve probably appreciated the historically low interest rates we’ve experienced. But if you’ve wanted to own fixed-rate investments, such as bonds, you might have been less pleased at the low-rate environment. Now, interest rates may be moving… Read More Financial Focus | June 15, 2017

History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

First Ice Cream Factory I scream…you scream…we all scream for Ice Cream! Doesn’t everyone love ice cream? Today the average American eats about 23 quarts of ice cream a year―the world’s highest per capita consumption. When I was a child my father would take our family for a Sunday afternoon drive. The highlight of our drive was a stop at… Read More History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

Susan Pierce Ellison Scholarship awarded this year to St. Denis

 The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club gave three scholarships to graduating seniors this year. The Lucille Terry Scholarship and the Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club Scholarship are given every year. Taylor Fuquay and Hope Humphrey were the recipients of these scholarships. This year the Garden Club awarded a third scholarship to Mag­gie St. Denis. This… Read More Susan Pierce Ellison Scholarship awarded this year to St. Denis

Therapy Assistant program receives full accreditation

By Elise Mullinix – TJCEditorial Manager The Tyler Junior College Occupational Therapy Assistant pro­gram has received full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupation­al Therapy Association. “Thanks to their diligence in creating and maintaining this pro­gram, we have a strong pool of applicants, a robust curriculum and our graduates… Read More Therapy Assistant program receives full accreditation

 Honor Roll for JEFFERSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Jefferson Elementary School 4th Nine-Weeks Reporting Period 2016-2017 “A” Honor Roll 1st Grade: Aubree Acosta, Leilah Briggs, Joshua Coddington, Wyatt Conwell, Krish Desai, D’Aisha Dotson, Joley Gates, Janaa Goynes, Terra Graham, Kayden Grigsby… 2nd Grade: MaKayla Byrd, Madelyn Cooner, Alexander Dorris… 3rd Grade: Tyler Bradley, Isabelle Brown, Maia Cooper, Emma Galey, Leilah Gibson, Shatia Hicks… 4th Grade: Ryleigh… Read More  Honor Roll for JEFFERSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT