Jimp Takes Four NETPA Awards; Palmer Named Journalist of Year

From Staff Reports HENDERSON – The North and East Texas Press Association announced Friday the Jimplecute won four awards in the organization’s annual Better Newspaper Contest, including the coveted “Journalist of the Year.” The annual NETPA convention and awards banquet scheduled for Rockwall this weekend was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. An email blast… Read More Jimp Takes Four NETPA Awards; Palmer Named Journalist of Year

Jefferson Resident Finds Working from Home Has Pluses

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Marty Stewart would normally be running the highway to Center for his job as plant engineer at Tenaska Power Plant, but Tuesday he received instructions to work from home in Jefferson. Wednesday, Marty discovered some of… Read More Jefferson Resident Finds Working from Home Has Pluses

Harrison Co. & Caddo Parish Report Testing Numbers; Caddo, Cass & Harrison Shelter in Place Amid Increased COVID-19 Counts

Published: April 2, 2020 at 6:56 p.m. CDT From Staff Reports As COVID-19 cases continued to rise in the area around Marion County, Marion County continues to report zero cases of COVID-19. Marion County’s shelter in place order went into effect Wednesday night. CASS COUNTY   The number of confirmed cases in Cass County increased to… Read More Harrison Co. & Caddo Parish Report Testing Numbers; Caddo, Cass & Harrison Shelter in Place Amid Increased COVID-19 Counts

Shelter In Place Order Is the Right Thing to Do

Kudos to Marion County Judge Leward LaFleur and Jefferson Mayor pro tem Victor Perot for issuing “Shelter In Place” orders this week to combat the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes the deadly disease COVID-19. Our community’s leadership took this bold step although no confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been found in Marion County. As Judge… Read More Shelter In Place Order Is the Right Thing to Do