Collins Academy hires first summer intern

Contributed by Gary Endsley Kari Dickson, a native Texan raised in Longview, is assisting Collins Academy staff with archaeological investigations at Union Missionary Baptist Church this summer. Kari has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Texas A&M University, Class of 2015, and will be entering graduate school at the University of Florida next spring… Read More Collins Academy hires first summer intern

Jefferson’s Opera House Theatre Players

Courtesy of Marcia Thomas OHTP held the annual membership meeting and Ynot Awards on Tuesday evening at Lamache’s Italian Restaurant in downtown. President Evie Mims welcomed members to the dinner and introduced board members including Marcia Thomas, Vice- President and Artistic-Managing Director; Cherry Fisher, Secretary; Dian Beaird, Treasurer who was out of town; Penny Mann,… Read More Jefferson’s Opera House Theatre Players

Cruise Night to feature DUI dodgeball game

By Darla Higgins Jimplecute Staff Writer Participants at this weekend’s Cruise Night in downtown Jefferson will have a chance to test their alcohol with an interactive machine sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The “Plan While You Can” experience will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the… Read More Cruise Night to feature DUI dodgeball game

DPS urges Texans to use caution in summer heat Tips help residents beat the heat, stay safe

  AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many parts of the state this time of year. Extreme temperatures increase the risk of heat-related injuries or… Read More DPS urges Texans to use caution in summer heat Tips help residents beat the heat, stay safe