Artist Workshop Finds Creativity Begins with a Good Breakfast

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – As the Old Mulberry Inn staff cleared away breakfast dishes Tuesday, a band of Austin-based artists returned to their creations. Ernie Clay worked in acrylics on an Oregon scene from her 50th anniversary trip. Beverly Moreland picked up one of her color pencils and returned to her… Read More Artist Workshop Finds Creativity Begins with a Good Breakfast

Times may change, but the need to support a free press has not

Editor’s Note:  This 79th annual National Newspaper Week is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America and is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers. This year’s theme is “Think F1rst — Know Your 5 Freedoms” By KATHY KIELY Once upon a time, having a job at a newspaper meant working… Read More Times may change, but the need to support a free press has not

Teacher Resigns Following Sex Assault Arrest; Trustees Set Hourly Employee Raises

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Jefferson ISD trustees learned Tuesday of the resignation of Junior High Social Studies teacher Lance B. Reese. Garland Police officers arrested Reese, 31, on August 30 on a charge of sexual assault of a child. Jefferson ISD immediately suspended Reese following the arrest. Reese, who lived in Longview, was… Read More Teacher Resigns Following Sex Assault Arrest; Trustees Set Hourly Employee Raises