By DAVID WALL Many of us see petunias in someone’s flower bed and think, “Those are so pretty.” We even think about putting them in our yard, but then forget about it until we see them again in someone else’s yard! With some 35 species, petunias provide the entire spectrum of colors and are always… Read More Petunias in Your Yard
What kid doesn’t like Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day is an event almost every elementary student anticipates. Colorful cards, sweet candy hearts and other treats will be at the party that afternoon. Isabella, however, wasn’t expecting much for Valentine’s Day. Isabella, a student in Michelle Moore’s second grade class at Jefferson Elementary School, is a diabetic… Read More Secret Valentine Makes Second Grader’s Day
Posted: Feb. 20, 2020 at 4:01 p.m. CST By BOB PALMERJimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Jefferson Mayor Charles “Bubba” Haggard sent a letter of resignation to members of the city council and City Secretary Doris Hines Thursday. “As Mayor of the City of Jefferson,” Haggard stated in a handwritten note to Hines, “please ask the City… Read More Mayor Haggard Resigns, Effective Feb. 20
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. We hope our readers will make visiting Today’s Front Pages a part of their weekly Thursday morning routine.
By BOB PALMERJimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – A three-year-old Jefferson Primary School student, Addison Louise Hickman, died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Friday morning on SH 49. According to Texas Department of Public Safety reports, the 1994 Ford Taurus Addison was riding in had slowed for emergency vehicles at the scene… Read More Jefferson Pre-K Student Dies From Valentine’s Day Crash
Posted: Feb. 18, 2020 at 3:24 p.m. CST By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – A Marion County indictment accusing Heather Elizabeth Johnson, 27, of an “improper relationship between educator/student” names the wrong high school as her place of employment. The Marion County Grand Jury alleged that Johnson “on or about the 1st day… Read More Teacher Indictment for ‘Sexual Intercourse’ with JHS Student Contains Error, Mistake Could Have Resulted in Not Guilty Verdict
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By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Misty Gaye Gamble apologized in district court Friday to Marion County Deputy Alisha Riehl for spitting in the officer’s face. 276th Judicial District Judge Robert Rolston required the apology as part of the suspended sentence for five years he handed down to Gamble on Jan. 29 on… Read More Woman Apologizes in Open Court For Spitting in Deputy’s Face