Book Review | “Astrotwins Project Blastof”

Review by Stacy Mills Book Title: Astrotwins Project Blastoff Book Author: Mark Kelly ‘Astrotwins Project Blastoff’ is the first novel by retired astronaut Mark Kelly. As you may know, Mark Kelly commande the final mission of Space Shuttle Endeavor in May of 2011. All totaled, he flew in four space flights to the International Space… Read More Book Review | “Astrotwins Project Blastof”

MOVIE REVIEW | “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”

By STACY BAUER & DAX HUGHES Jimplecute Movie Reviewer Critics hate it for its lack of character development and flimsy storyline, audiences love it for the classic, fighting monsters and the touch on their connection to our fragile humanity. Directed by Michael Dougherty (who co-wrote the script with Zach Shields), it’s a straight sequel to… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”

Jimplecute Exclusive | State Sen. Hughes Calls Legislative Session Productive

Mineola Republican Helped Craft New Laws On Hog Hunting, Teacher Pay, Timber Taxes By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor AUSTIN – State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, saw a key bill he sponsored to curtail election fraud flounder in the House this year, but more than 300 bills and resolutions with his fingerprints on them were… Read More Jimplecute Exclusive | State Sen. Hughes Calls Legislative Session Productive

MCAD Budget Approved Despite County Objections, Again

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – In a vote reminiscent of Yogi Berra’s “it’s deja vu all over again,” county commissioners rejected the Marion Central Appraisal District budget last week for the fifth consecutive year. Commissioner Charlie Treadwell’s angst over CAD employees earning more than county employees doing similar work is hardly new,… Read More MCAD Budget Approved Despite County Objections, Again

Hacking Claims False; Text Messages Show Sheriff Made ‘Elmer’ Facebook Post

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – In a text message to Chief Deputy Frank Cason, Sheriff David McKnight admitted he made the satirical “Elmer” post on the Marion County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page on April 24. A letter, containing copies of the text messages, dated June 3 from County Attorney Angela Smoak arrived… Read More Hacking Claims False; Text Messages Show Sheriff Made ‘Elmer’ Facebook Post

‘Jimplecute’ Quest for Sheriff’s Text Messages Prompts Attorney General to Open Inquiry

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Editor’s Note: 6/6/19, 11:58 a.m. This is an updated report of the initially published story on Jimplecute1848.com Friday, May 31 at 4:46 p.m. JEFFERSON – An assistant Texas attorney general said Friday her office will open an investigation into Marion County’s failure to provide copies of Sheriff David McKnight’s text… Read More ‘Jimplecute’ Quest for Sheriff’s Text Messages Prompts Attorney General to Open Inquiry

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | June 6, 2019

In addition to our Front Page, this week’s edition includes: MARION PROFILES | JHS Grad Commands Army Hospital It’s Like This by Bob Palmer | Power to the People Wiley Sets 4th Summer Youth Theology Summit The Jefferson Jimplecute is proud to participate in the Today’s Front Pages online exhibit at the Newseum in Washington D.C. Each Thursday, the front… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | June 6, 2019