Book Review | “100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die”

Review by Leah Cooper Last June Jefferson Carnegie Library began sponsoring the weekly book review and accompanying Word Search puzzle. One of the first books we reviewed was Texas Far and Wide by E. R. Bills, a collection of unusual tales of Texas. It was quite a surprise a few months later to receive an… Read More Book Review | “100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die”

Weekly Devotional | A Special Valentine Combination

Two years ago, this writer was sitting outside of a large grocery store on Valentine’s evening near closing time. Several customers hurriedly exited with balloons and flowers. Even though they waited until the last-minute, they still wanted to show love to a special somebody. Lots of money will be spent this week on flowers, candy,… Read More Weekly Devotional | A Special Valentine Combination

State Says Property Taxes Too Cheap in Marion County

By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute News Editor If you get a pink slip in the mail, Marion Central Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Ann Lummus wants you to mail it to her. Lummus detailed hurdles she faces determining property values for the Jefferson ISD board Tuesday. Partly because of a lack of “tools” like multi-listing sales reports,… Read More State Says Property Taxes Too Cheap in Marion County

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | February 14, 2018

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: 1883 Church Restoration Nears Completion Lady Dawgs End Season in Bi-District Round… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | February 14, 2018

Jimplecute Selects WOJO as 2019 Charity Recipient

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor The Jefferson Jimplecute has pledged to support the Women of Jefferson Organization in 2019, Publisher Mica Wilhite announced. “WOJO is an outstanding group of women doing great things in Jefferson and Marion County,” Wilhite said. “We are proud to endorse their efforts and provide advertising for their projects in… Read More Jimplecute Selects WOJO as 2019 Charity Recipient

Constables Wage Fight Against Trash, Dumpers

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor You can see it just about everywhere you drive in Marion County. A sack of household trash appears pitched into a ditch beside a rural road. Pieces of furniture can be spotted along highways. If you haven’t noticed the litter, Marion County’s two constables, David Capps and Tashia Wilson… Read More Constables Wage Fight Against Trash, Dumpers

Marion Registrar Axes Order to Verify Citizenship Of Five Voters

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Marion County’s share of the 95,000 Texas voters the Secretary of State’s office wanted local registrars to verify last week as citizens was five. Then, it was none. “On first day we had five,” Marion County Registrar Karen Jones said. “Then we got the email from ACLU (American Civil… Read More Marion Registrar Axes Order to Verify Citizenship Of Five Voters