By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Assistant County Attorney Bill Gleason advised Marion County commissioners Monday existing state law already gives them the authority to ban parking on county roads. At the last two commissioners court meetings, Commissioner Charlie Treadwell sought a resolution to stop vehicles from using county roads as their parking spaces.… Read More County Moves Closer to No Parking Zones on Roads
From Staff Reports JEFFERSON – Jefferson Independent School District will provide students with necessary supplies when they return to classes in the fall. An announcement by the district said the move was made to free parents from the worry of purchasing crayons and notebook paper. The announcement referred to the present difficult time. Marion County… Read More JISD Announces Free School Supplies
Published: June 29, 2020, 1:14 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Three persons pled guilty in 276th Judicial District Court Monday on separate charges. Kimberly Gayle Morris received eight years deferred adjudication and a $1,500 fine following her guilty plea to a charge of burglary of a habitation. Morris must also… Read More Three Plead Guilty In District Court
A KIRKUS REVIEW Fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie becomes Naboo’s latest elected monarch, and Capt. Quarsh Panaka of the Royal Security Forces prepares for a peaceful transition of power. Much work awaits the young leader, who hopes to guide her homeworld beyond the isolationist policy of her predecessor. But first, Padmé and Panaka must assemble the queen’s… Read More Book Review | “Star Wars: Queen’s Peril”
By DAVID WALL In my preteen years, I would sit in a persimmon tree (Diospyros kaki) eating the fruit, which is very sweet when ripe. I later gave up the practice after eating some of the not-yet-ripe fruit, which is almost unbelievably bad! The difference between ripe and unripe is that until the entire persimmon… Read More Have You Tried a Persimmon Lately?
Oklahoma residents showed more sense last weekend than Donald Trump expected. The major Tulsa event to celebrate a reborn economy and relaunch the 2020 re-election campaign fizzled. After promising a packed house with a million tickets sold, Trump looked out on a sea of empty seats. The size of the 19,000-seat BOK Center made the… Read More Economy Takes Patience
In addition to our Front Page stories, this week’s issue includes: – Man Drowns in Lake O’ the Pines – Appeals Court Throws Out Child Sexual Assault Conviction – David Wall: Have You Tried a Persimmon Lately? … and much more. Thank you for reading the Jimp!
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From Staff Reports BRUSHY CREEK – A 21-year-old Marshall man drowned Monday in Lake O’ the Pines, according to a Marion County Sheriff’s Department announcement. Tyler Joshua Brightman was swimming in the Brushing Creek swimming area, according to witnesses. MCSO received a 9-11 call at 4:06 P.M.about a possible drowning. Sheriff’s deputies and Texas Parks… Read More Man Drowns in Lake O’ the Pines
Updated: June 24, 2020, 10:30 a.m. CDT Published: June 23, 2020, 4:06 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Mayor pro tem Victor Perot, in a brief statement late Tuesday, announced Jefferson Police Sgt. Florentino Perez has been placed in charge of the Jefferson Police Department, replacing Chief Jason Carroll, who resigned… Read More UPDATED: Perez Placed In Charge of JPD