Buddy Comes Home; Community Comes Together to Give $1,100 Reward

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor With the explosion of the first fireworks of the Jefferson Salutes America celebration Thursday night, Buddy, a pit bull mix rescue dog, shot out the door like one of the rockets. “We knew the fireworks might be scary for him, so we stayed home with him,” Angie Hudson revealed… Read More Buddy Comes Home; Community Comes Together to Give $1,100 Reward

Jimplecute Exclusive | Hughes Confident Texas Can Redistrict in 2021 Without Federal Court Interference

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor AUSTIN – State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, has at least two reasons to think Texas can redistrict State House, State Senate and U.S. House seats without federal courts rejecting their plan. “You bet we can,” Hughes, a member of the Texas Senate Redistricting Committee, told the Jimplecute in an… Read More Jimplecute Exclusive | Hughes Confident Texas Can Redistrict in 2021 Without Federal Court Interference

$200 Reward Offered Swells to $1100 as Community Comes Together for ‘Adored’ Missing Dixie Dog

    Updated:  7/7/19, 6:15 a.m. CDT Posted:  7/6/19, 4:40 p.m. CDT JEFFERSON – The reward for finding a local dog rescued from the Dixie Humane Society in December by Angie Hudson, owner of Made in the Shade, a popular boutique shop in downtown Jefferson, has more than doubled in three hours since the community has… Read More $200 Reward Offered Swells to $1100 as Community Comes Together for ‘Adored’ Missing Dixie Dog

Red River County Clears Way for $400 Million Solar Farm

By LOU ANTONELLI Clarksville Times Managing Editor CLARKSVILLE – Red River County Commissioners approved a 3,400 acre reinvestment zone in June that will be used by a Chicago-based energy company for a solar farm. The Delilah Solar Energy Center will take up the southwestern corner of the county and will increase the county’s tax base… Read More Red River County Clears Way for $400 Million Solar Farm

Sheriff’s ‘Elmer’ Facebook Post Violates County, City & School Computer Guidelines

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor   If Sheriff David McKnight had been a county employee rather than an elected official, his famous “Elmer” Facebook post could have resulted in disciplinary action or termination. According to a copy of the Marion County Employee Manual the Jimplecute obtained through a Texas Public Information Act request, “the… Read More Sheriff’s ‘Elmer’ Facebook Post Violates County, City & School Computer Guidelines

3.4% Record Unemployment for Marion County, HOT Tax Back on Track

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Although key indicators fail to reflect rapid growth, the local economy appears robust when compared to many area small cities. The City of Jefferson received a $66,950 sales tax rebate in June, virtually the same amount as the city received for the same month in 2018. Although… Read More 3.4% Record Unemployment for Marion County, HOT Tax Back on Track

Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | July 4, 2019

In addition to our Front Page, this week’s edition includes: Pines Guide Uses Technology, Skill to Catch Crappie Red River County Clears Way for $400 Million Solar Farm Jimp Book Review:  “1776” by David McCullough 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… Read More Today’s Front Page via the Newseum | July 4, 2019