JES Teacher Overcomes Tech Gap to Connect with Students

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – When COVID-19 closed Jefferson ISD campuses in March, a JES first grade teacher found she had to ramp up her computer skills. “I am not tech savvy,” Ann Fugler explained, “but I figured it out.” The use… Read More JES Teacher Overcomes Tech Gap to Connect with Students

Jefferson Resident Finds Working from Home Has Pluses

Marion County Folks Tell the Jimp About Dealing with Unusual Times By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor JEFFERSON – Marty Stewart would normally be running the highway to Center for his job as plant engineer at Tenaska Power Plant, but Tuesday he received instructions to work from home in Jefferson. Wednesday, Marty discovered some of… Read More Jefferson Resident Finds Working from Home Has Pluses

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