By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute Editor In a Greek tragedy containing an animal shelter awash in rain water and feces and the discovery of freezers filled with the bodies of dead dogs, Hercules and Zeus would rescue the unfortunate victims. In Marion County last week, those mythological figures came in the form of two Great Dane… Read More Volunteers Donate Time to Rescue Humane Society Shelter Dogs; Job Far From Finished, Criminal Charges Deemed Unlikely
By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute Editor Jefferson Police Chief Gary Amburn was emphatic. “We can’t do without a shelter,” Amburn said Tuesday. “We have to have something.” Kari Alexander, Marion County Chamber of Commerce executive director, worries about the impact stray dogs roaming the streets of Jefferson would have on tourism. “I think that would be… Read More Animal Shelter Viewed as Necessity By Many
TX Dept. of Health: Old Shelter May Have Violated State Regulations By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute Editor A national expert estimates a Jefferson animal shelter should care for an average of 10 dogs, not the 80 dogs discovered when members of the Humane Society of Marion County intervened last weekend. Brent Toellner, senior director of national… Read More Expert Says No-Kill Shelter Possible in Jefferson for $60,000 Per Year
By EUGENE ROBINSON President Trump was up early Monday morning, tweeting falsely that investigators have found “No Smocking Gun” that proves he did anything wrong. He meant “smoking,” of course. His vision must be clouded by the haze. In a sentencing memorandum for the president’s one-time personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, federal prosecutors in Manhattan wrote… Read More What has the president been ‘smocking’?
By ERICK ERICKSON The spin machine isn’t really spinning right now. That is notable. The steady drip of information now coming from Robert Mueller’s investigation continues to paint a troubling picture of where he is headed. The investigation had been a counter-intelligence investigation. Few commented on that until the Mike Flynn filings, and now some… Read More What You Didn’t Hear is the Most Damning Part of the Mueller Investigation
By BOB PALMER Just in case you happen to scan the Amazon music selection and see “Dreamer” by Dylan Tanner. Some nights I lay dreaming That we were the best of friends The soft bluesy sound comes across even on the iPhone’s pigmy speaker. You listen close as the acoustic strums. I hope you told… Read More Just In Case
By SETH BUCKNER On Tuesday, Jefferson boys had their four game winning streak snapped by Liberty-Eylau 81-67. Chrishon Hicks had a huge game, shooting 10-11 from the field and scoring 24 points. Christian Shepard scored 12, Josh Thomas 10, Kylan Thomas 8, Lyrik Rawls 5, and Kevin Pinson added 4. On Thursday, the Bulldogs lost… Read More Bulldog Lose Two Games This Week
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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 page of The Jimp is posted along with more than 800 newspapers from around the world. In addition to our Front Page, this week’s edition includes: Volunteers Donate Time to Rescue Humane Society Shelter Dogs; Job Far From… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | December 13, 2018
Apparently, some (in Jefferson) like it hot. In a recent fun but unscientific poll, Jimplecute readers voted The Hamburger Store as having the best burger in Jefferson. The Ghost Burger was the most popular. Second place went to Joseph’s Riverport Barbecue with Port Jefferson Outpost and Pines Cafe earning honorable mention. If you are one… Read More Hamburger Store’s Ghost Burger Tops Jimp Poll For Best Burger in Jefferson