From Staff Reports JEFFERSON – The announcement last week canceling the 2020 Jefferson Pilgrimage and the annual performance of the “Diamond Bessie Murder Trial” because of the COVID-19 pandemic affected at least one cast member. “I am incredibly sad,” Kimberly Parsons, who plays Bessie. This year would have been the 73rd Pilgrimage and the 66th… Read More Diamond Bessie Regrets Show’s Cancellation
From Staff Reports JEFFERSON – City Secretary Dorris Hines issued a statement Thursday the city election will go off as originally scheduled on May 2. The Jefferson ISD trustee election is set for the same day. Hattie Hackler, Rob Baker and Hollis Shadden have filed for mayor. In addition to the mayor’s office, three seats… Read More City, School Election Set for May 2
Pub Date: Jan. 28, 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster A Kirkus Review Three orphans struggle to survive the ruins of war-torn Laos. In another life, Paul Yoon (The Mountain, 2017, etc.) might have been a sculptor, carving the excess off his creations until they’re perfect. In this decades-spanning examination of the survival of three orphans… Read More Book Review | “Run Me to Earth”
By DAVID WALL If animals “enjoy” eating your veggies and flowers, get a one gallon milk jug, ammonia, some small rocks and a rag. First, cut a rectangular flap on 3 sides in the upper portion. Keep the lid on and bend the flap up halfway. Then, put some stones in the bottom for weight… Read More This & That for March
Published: Mar. 27, 2020 at 4:36 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor LINDEN – Cass County Judge Becky Wilbanks confirmed Friday that a second resident of Cass County has tested positive for COVID-19. “Today I received official word from the Texas Department of State and Health Services, [that a formerly presumed confirmed case]… Read More Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Cass County
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Rob Barnwell, Jefferson ISD superintendent, urged students, now studying at home because the COVID-19 pandemic has closed campuses, to still work hard. “We know that it is important for students to have the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful next school year,” Barnwell stated in a… Read More Barnwell Calls on Faculty, Students to Demonstrate Academic Vigor During Distance Learning
Published: Mar. 26, 2020 at 4:21 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – David Leary, State Department of Health Services deputy regional director in Tyler, said COVID-19 cases are “popping up like popcorn” all over Northeast Texas. A case was confirmed in Harrison County, Thursday. “I know providers and clinics can submit… Read More COVID-19 Cases ‘Popping Up Like Popcorn,’ Test Kits Becoming ‘Critically Low’ – DSHS Says; Jimp Obtains Copy of Marion County’s Emergency Management Plan
Published: Mar. 26, 2020 at 1:22 p.m. CDT By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor MARSHALL – Texas Department of State Health Services notified Harrison County that a positive case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has occurred, according to County Judge Chad Sims Facebook page Thursday. More details are being gathered at this time but the immediate risk… Read More COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Harrison County
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