Published: July 3, 2020 at 12:14 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor LINDEN – County Judge Becky Wilbanks announced Friday morning that she would file the necessary paperwork to exempt Cass County from Gov. Greg Abbott’s order requiring Texans to wear facemasks in public. Wilbanks reversed an earlier decision on Thursday that Cass… Read More Cass Co. Judge Flips COVID Decision, Will Opt Out of Mask Order
By Tanu Shree Singh; Illustrated By Sandhya Prabhat A KIRKUS REVIEW Genre: Children’s Singh and Prabhat combine forces for an unflinchingly honest yet soothing book about a child and his mother’s illness. Ani’s mother isn’t home, and he is stuck in the dark: “It’s dark. Still dark,” he says, even when morning comes and the… Read More Book Review | “Ani’s Light”
Thomas Jefferson is known for saying, “I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing.” While carrot-head Tom probably meant it literally, perhaps he will forgive us for seeing it somewhat figuratively. Make no mistake, what we have going on in America today is a revolution. What has happened since… Read More A Little Revolution
By DAVID WALL When blossom end rot occurs, it’s usually due to improper watering. Not as common, but just as devastating, is a calcium deficiency. Even if you quickly get calcium into the ground, blossom end rot will at least intermittently continue. Non-affected fruit slowly returns to the norm. So, why didn’t the liquid or… Read More Tomato Blossom End Rot
Published: July 2, 2020, 8:19 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – County Judge Leward LaFleur announced Thursday that Marion County residents will not be required to obey Gov. Greg Abbott’s facemask order, although Harrison and Cass county judges say the rule will apply in their counties. Abbott made the mask order… Read More Abbott Orders Texans to Wear Masks in Public Saying There is “Little Margin for Error,’ But LaFleur Says Marion County ‘Exempt’
In addition to our Front Page stories, this week’s issue includes: – County Moves Closer to No Parking Zones on Roads – A Little Revolution by Bob Palmer – David Wall: Tomato Blossom End Rot … and much more. Thank you for reading the Jimp!
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By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Authorities have arrested a local 20-year-old machine operator for an April 18 shooting incident on Gray Street. Marion County Sheriff Deputies placed Cleivelend Zuenta Williams in custody following a Jefferson Police Department investigation on April 25 on four charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Williams… Read More Jefferson Man Arrested In April Gray St. Shooting
We did cringe when Jason Carroll was named Jefferson’s chief of police. We had no advance knowledge that he would have to resign after making a silly social media post last week. What bothered us was that no one else had been interviewed for the job despite several apparently credible applications. The interview and selection… Read More Getting It Right
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