Diamond Bessie Regrets Show’s Cancellation

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

Barnwell Calls on Faculty, Students to Demonstrate Academic Vigor During Distance Learning

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

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 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

COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Harrison County

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

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | March 26, 2020

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.