Incumbents Reclaim Seats on Council, School Board

From Staff Reports Voters Saturday returned Jason Bonner and Bobby Langbartels to the Jefferson ISD Board of Trustees and Jim Finstrom and Victor Perot to the Jefferson City Council. Tyrani Braddock was unopposed for the Ward 2 seat on the council and Kent Thigpen was also unopposed for another term on the JISD board. Braddock received… Read More Incumbents Reclaim Seats on Council, School Board

►VIDEO: Council Candidates Discuss Issues at Forum

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Three of the five candidates in the May 4 city council election answered questions during a forum Monday sponsored by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce, the Jeffersonian Institute and the Jefferson Jimplecute. On the ballot are Jim Finstrom and Tyler Owen in Ward 1, Victor Perot and Darla… Read More ►VIDEO: Council Candidates Discuss Issues at Forum

Council Told Tourism Building Vandalism to Cost $25,000; City Urged to Go Carefully on Building Inspector Proposal

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Jefferson Mayor Charles “Bubba” Haggard advised aldermen Tuesday that the March 30 vandalism of the city’s Tourism Building on East Austin Street could cost upwards of $25,000. “They clogged up the lavatories with paper towels and turned on the water,” Alderman Victor Perot explained. Baseboards and about three-feet of… Read More Council Told Tourism Building Vandalism to Cost $25,000; City Urged to Go Carefully on Building Inspector Proposal

►VIDEO: Jefferson City Council Candidate Responses | May 4 Election

An opportunity to hear and see the Jefferson City Council candidates in the May 4 elections has been scheduled for tonight at the Jeffersonian Institute.  The event is sponsored by the Jeffersonian Institute, Marion County Chamber of Commerce and the Jefferson Jimplecute and begins at 5:45 P.M. On the ballot for city aldermen in Ward 1 are Tyler… Read More ►VIDEO: Jefferson City Council Candidate Responses | May 4 Election

Jefferson Council Discusses Tourism, Police Budgets

By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute Editor Jefferson aldermen tweaked the police department budget and discussed tourism department expenses at a called meeting last week. Council members and those in the audience lamented Tourism Director Kevin Godfrey was not present for the exchange. Mayor Bubba Haggard said that he had alerted Godfrey to the meeting. Godfrey, responding… Read More Jefferson Council Discusses Tourism, Police Budgets