Bulldog Beacon | JHS Class of ’55 Grad Knows Infectious Disease, Epidemics and Self-Learning

By BOB PALMER, Jimp News Editor & AUSTIN FARMER, JHS Campus Editor JEFFERSON – James Blackburn, M.D., a retired surgeon, will tell you that you can’t let a little thing like the COVID-19 pandemic keep you from learning. A 1955 JHS graduate, Dr. Blackburn faced disease and classroom challenges growing up in Jefferson, much like… Read More Bulldog Beacon | JHS Class of ’55 Grad Knows Infectious Disease, Epidemics and Self-Learning

Bulldog Beacon Sports | Brasher Lifts Way to Regionals

By Austin Farmer JHS Campus Editor MAUD – Bulldog Junior Malik “Smiley” Brasher has qualified for the regional powerlifting tournament. While it is Malik’s first year competing in powerlifting, he is ranked #7 in the region in the 132-pound weight class and has a personal record of 905 pounds. When asked how he handles butterflies… Read More Bulldog Beacon Sports | Brasher Lifts Way to Regionals

Bulldog Beacon Sports | Dawgs Beat Arp, Advance to Regional Semifinals

By BOB PALMER & AUSTIN FARMER Jimplecute Bulldog Beacon Staff Editor’s Note:  Portions of the article below were published Monday. SPRING HILL – The Bulldogs advanced to the Regional Semifinals Tuesday night in a nailbiter double-overtime win over Arp, 52-49. The Jefferson High School boys’ basketball team has not advanced this far in the playoffs… Read More Bulldog Beacon Sports | Dawgs Beat Arp, Advance to Regional Semifinals

Bulldog Beacon Sports | Dawgs Trounce Tigers, Advance to Regional Quarterfinals

By BOB PALMER & AUSTIN FARMER Jimplecute Bulldog Beacon Staff PITTSBURG – After punishing Mount Vernon, 56-34, for their second playoff win in as many weeks, Jefferson High School basketball players exuded a sense of calm heading into a regional quarter final showdown Tuesday against Arp. “I am used to the pressure now from playing… Read More Bulldog Beacon Sports | Dawgs Trounce Tigers, Advance to Regional Quarterfinals