Parking Lot Serenade Marks COVID-19 Crisis for Surratts

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor LINDEN – Friday was Norma Surratt’s 85 birthday, but Linden Focus Care where she stays, was in lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. No visitors were allowed. “We stood out in the parking lot and sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to… Read More Parking Lot Serenade Marks COVID-19 Crisis for Surratts

Smithland Couple Makes Few Changes In Order to Deal with COVID-19 Virus

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Between Louis L’Amour and the Bible, Homer Hogle, who lives near the Smithland community in Marion County, passes the time waiting out the COVID-19 virus. Self-isolation, however, is not a new concept for the disabled tractor-trailer… Read More Smithland Couple Makes Few Changes In Order to Deal with COVID-19 Virus

Marion County Woman Takes Precautions Driving to Phoenix for Her Granddaughter’s Birthday

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Jan Williams was not about to let a little thing like a pandemic stand between her and her granddaughter Harmony’s fifth birthday. With the assistance of Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies and other light munchies… Read More Marion County Woman Takes Precautions Driving to Phoenix for Her Granddaughter’s Birthday

Lake Resident Startled By Temperature Check Before Allowed to Use Restroom

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor SHREVEPORT – Lake O’ the Pines resident Mickey Johnson sat in the parking lot of a doctor’s clinic when contacted by the Jimplecute Wednesday. “They won’t let me in,” Johnson said. She explained her husband was inside for… Read More Lake Resident Startled By Temperature Check Before Allowed to Use Restroom