By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – The Marion County Grand Jury returned murder indictments in April against both Gary Wayne Craver and Jennie Lynn Paredes in the Dec. 23 shooting death of Charles Hickman in Holiday Harbor. The Grand Jury also indicted Richard Eugene King, Jr., on a charge of assault of a… Read More Grand Jury Returns Indictments For Murder, Peeping Tom, Assault of a Peace Officer
A KIRKUS REVIEW A promise to his best friend leads an Army serviceman to a family in need and a chance at true love in this novel. Beckett Gentry is surprised when his Army buddy Ryan MacKenzie gives him a letter from Ryan’s sister, Ella. Abandoned by his mother, Beckett grew up in a series… Read More Book Review | “The Last Letter”
By DAVID WALL We’ve all been made aware of our declining bee population. While this is extremely serious, there’s something more to consider. In the last 50 years, our continent has lost anywhere from 29% to 30% of our bird population. Forty percent of the world’s bird population is in decline. 74% of the 1,469… Read More Our Declining Bird Population
Congratulations Austin & Caleb! You have done some amazing work this year! As excited as we are about what you have accomplished during high school, we are even more excited to see how far you go in the future! All the best to both of you, The Jimp Staff
In addition to our Front Page stories, this week’s issue includes: – David Wall: Our Declining Bird Population – 5 Best Movies to Watch Memorial Day Weekend – ETBU Reduces Graduate Tuition Rate, Expands Enrollment Options … and much more. Thank you for reading the Jimp!
By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Although Texas Gov. Greg Abbott allowed gyms and bars to reopen this week, Jimplecute readers, responding to an unscientific survey, said they aren’t rushing to embrace the new normal. More than 60 percent of those answering the survey said they still stay at home for the most… Read More What Scares You More: COVID-19 or Economy? Jimp Readers Sound Off in Survey on New Normal
Nantucket, not Woodstock, is the main attraction in Hilderbrand’s (Winter in Paradise, 2018, etc.) bittersweet nostalgia piece about the summer of 1969. As is typical with Hilderbrand’s fiction, several members of a family have their say. Here, that family is the “stitched together” Foley-Levin clan, ruled over by the appropriately named matriarch, Exalta, aka Nonny,… Read More Book Review | “Summer of ’69”
By DAVID WALL Ever notice the little hairs on tomato plants? Some varieties are sparsely covered, while others are almost fuzzy. They’re called trichomes. They can be long, short, sometimes so short they look like tiny bubbles on the skin surface, or a mixture of the two. Regardless, they have a very important role to… Read More The Hairs on Your Tomato Plant
From Staff Reports Jefferson High School recently announced their Superlative Graduates for the Class of 2020. The Superlative Graduates represent the top ten percent of graduates based on grade points earned during their high school career. The Bulldog Beacon staff compiled each graduate’s high school achievements and plans for college. Valedictorian James Roraback is the… Read More Bulldog Beacon | Jefferson High School Announces Top Ten Percent Graduates
In addition to our Front Page stories, this week’s issue includes: – Bulldog Beacon: Jefferson High School Announces Their 2020 Top 10% Superlative Graduates – David Wall: The Hairs on Your Tomato Plant – COVID-19 Confirmed Case Counts … and much more. Thank you for reading the Jimp!