Capps Files for Sheriff, Smoak for DA; Primary Deadline Nears

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

More Pow-Wows with THC Not the Solution

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

County Share of Courthouse Project Clear; Contractor Says Overruns Hard to Predict

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