Updated: 12/6/19 at 7:44 p.m. Posted: 12/6/19 at 3:07 p.m. From Staff Reports JEFFERSON – Pct. 1 Constable David Capps has announced his bid for Marion County Sheriff in the March 3 Republican Primary. GOP Chair James Parsons said Jeff Greer has also filed for Pct. 2 Constable. Ed Baird has filed for Constable Pct… Read More Capps Files for Sheriff, Smoak for DA; Primary Deadline Nears
When Marion County Judge Leward LaFleur suggested last month the Texas Historical Commission should have spoon-fed commissioners their responsibilities relating to restoration of the Courthouse, the rookie judge failed to grasp the situation. “This is on the back of Texas Historical Commission,” LaFleur said at the November 14 meeting when the court discovered they needed… Read More More Pow-Wows with THC Not the Solution
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – When Marion County Commissioners found themselves expected to pay an additional $300,000 for the Courthouse Restoration Project last month, court members wondered why this expense was on the back of the county. The $5.7 million project included $1 million of Marion County funds. The Texas Historical Commission… Read More County Share of Courthouse Project Clear; Contractor Says Overruns Hard to Predict
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Betty Taylor, 82, of Russellville, passed away, Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The daughter of James and Evelyn Watson Bishop, she was born August 16, 1937 in Karnack, Texas. She married Bobbie Vernon Taylor and was devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the… Read More Obituary | Betty Taylor
Memorial services for Mr. David Brad Simpson, 69, of Jefferson, Texas will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday December 7, 2019 at the Capt. Wm. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral Home with Brother John Givens and Billy Brewer officiating. David Bradford “Brad” Simpson was born September 19, 1950 in Marshall, Texas and passed away November… Read More Obituary | David Simpson
4 of 5 Stars Reviewed By Jessie Smith Arkansas Craftsmanship Arkansas is home to a long tradition of craftsmanship. From blacksmiths to musicians, from the nationally-renowned to local heroes, from ye olde days to the present, Arkansas is proud of all the creators who have drawn inspiration from her mountains, forests and rivers over the… Read More Book Review | “The Guardian”
Growing up in a newspaper family meant festivals of the church or state came a distant second to the demands of the paper and the needs of subscribers. Thanksgiving, with its fixed fourth Thursday in November anchor, was just another work day. Or that’s the way it seemed until it was almost too late. My… Read More More Than A Feast
By Bob Palmer The movie about Mister Rogers is not a Fred Rogers biopic, or maybe it is. I confess to never being a big fan of the television show. “Mister Rogers” did not move into my neighborhood until I was past the age to appreciate the series. There was also an access problem. “Mister… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”