Book Review | “Sorry, Grown-Ups, You Can’t Go To School!”

“SORRY, GROWN-UPS, YOU CAN’T GO TO SCHOOL!” by Christina Geist; illustrated by Tim Bowers In a reverse of the back-to-school books featuring teachers reluctant to face the first day, this one spotlights some grown-ups who long to head back to the classroom. Buddy is back (Buddy’s Bedtime Battery, 2016), joined by his sister, Lady, and… Read More Book Review | “Sorry, Grown-Ups, You Can’t Go To School!”

Movie Review | “Dora & the Lost City of Gold”

“Dora the Explorer,” Nickelodeon’s hit cartoon about an adventurous young Latina and her trusty monkey Boots, grows up slightly for the film adaptation. “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” has our cheerful heroine as a teenager. No worries folks, she still has her backpack, trademark bangs, and ability to break the fourth wall. Every… Read More Movie Review | “Dora & the Lost City of Gold”

Sheriff Reports a 29% Increase in Unserved Warrants During July

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Marion County Sheriff David McKnight stated in a reply to a Jimplecute Texas Public Information Act request that at the end of July his department had 737 arrest warrants waiting to be served. McKnight placed the number of felony warrants at 109 and the number of misdemeanor warrants at… Read More Sheriff Reports a 29% Increase in Unserved Warrants During July

JISD Earns a ‘B’ Rating; Elementary School Given ‘F’

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor After a barely acceptable “C” rating last year, the Texas Education Agency granted Jefferson ISD a “B” this month. Both the Elementary and Primary campuses, however, received an F grade. Superintendent Rob Barnwell took the news of the higher overall rating with a grain of salt. “I’m happy about… Read More JISD Earns a ‘B’ Rating; Elementary School Given ‘F’