Posted: Feb. 20, 2020 at 4:01 p.m. CST By BOB PALMERJimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Jefferson Mayor Charles “Bubba” Haggard sent a letter of resignation to members of the city council and City Secretary Doris Hines Thursday. “As Mayor of the City of Jefferson,” Haggard stated in a handwritten note to Hines, “please ask the City… Read More Mayor Haggard Resigns, Effective Feb. 20
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By BOB PALMERJimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – A three-year-old Jefferson Primary School student, Addison Louise Hickman, died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Friday morning on SH 49. According to Texas Department of Public Safety reports, the 1994 Ford Taurus Addison was riding in had slowed for emergency vehicles at the scene… Read More Jefferson Pre-K Student Dies From Valentine’s Day Crash
Paul Matthew Henderson, 92, was born on July 3, 1927 in Naples, Texas to parents Ed Conley Henderson and Pauline Connor. Paul passed on January 31, 2020 peacefully at his home in Broken Arrow, OK with family by his side. Paul graduated from high school in Avinger, Texas and attended John Tarleton State University. He… Read More Obituary | Paul M. Henderson
Bradford Antonio “Tony” Jones, 54, was the sixth child born to the late Willie and Norma Jean Jones on Feb. 10, 1966 in Jefferson. Mr. Jones passed away on Feb. 10, 2020 also in Jefferson. He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1984. In 1985, he applied and was accepted to West Point Military Academy… Read More Obituary | Bradford Antonio “Tony” Jones
Posted: Feb. 18, 2020 at 3:24 p.m. CST By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – A Marion County indictment accusing Heather Elizabeth Johnson, 27, of an “improper relationship between educator/student” names the wrong high school as her place of employment. The Marion County Grand Jury alleged that Johnson “on or about the 1st day… Read More Teacher Indictment for ‘Sexual Intercourse’ with JHS Student Contains Error, Mistake Could Have Resulted in Not Guilty Verdict
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