ALL-DISTRICT ACCOLADES CHOCK FULL O’ DAWGS Jefferson Football Team Garners 29 Spots on All-83A List

By Charlie Chitwood  The high-scoring 2017 edition of the Jefferson Bulldogs was well represented on the District 8-3A All-District honor rolls, with nearly the entire varsity roster claiming some measure of respect by the district’s coaches. The selections were voted on by coaches after the regular season with release of the list after all district… Read More ALL-DISTRICT ACCOLADES CHOCK FULL O’ DAWGS Jefferson Football Team Garners 29 Spots on All-83A List

LADY BULLDOGS OPEN DISTRICT WITH VICTORY OVER ORE CITY Jefferson Girls Sitting at 13-4 and 1-0 in 16-3A

By Charlie Chitwood Mark Allen’s Lady Bulldogs got their District 16-3A slate off to a good start Tuesday night, picking up a 56-49 victory over Ore City’s Lady Rebels. Jefferson is now 13-4 on the year and 1-0 in district play. Elaina Langbartels led the way Tuesday night with 19 points and nine rebounds while… Read More LADY BULLDOGS OPEN DISTRICT WITH VICTORY OVER ORE CITY Jefferson Girls Sitting at 13-4 and 1-0 in 16-3A

BULLDOGS ROLL INTO DISTRICT HOOPS WITH 4-2 MARK Boys Finding Their Rhythm In Tournament Action

  By Charlie Chitwood  For the second straight season, Jefferson High’s boys basketball team has had to break out of the gate late owing to an extended football season. For the second straight season, Bulldogs head coach Treston Dowell is doing all he can to get the Dawgs as many games as he can before… Read More BULLDOGS ROLL INTO DISTRICT HOOPS WITH 4-2 MARK Boys Finding Their Rhythm In Tournament Action

TAFE Students advancing to State

Jefferson High School’s members of the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) competed in the Regional competition last week in Mt. Pleasant.  Three students will be advancing to State Competition at Sam Houston State University in February.  Jazmine Johnson advanced in Impromptu Speaking, Jasmine Bryson advanced in Education Leadership Fundamentals and Elementary Bulletin Board, and… Read More TAFE Students advancing to State

Anderson named new TxDOT District Engineer

Press release by Marcus Sandifer, TxDOT ATLANTA – Michael “Mike” Anderson, P.E. has been selected as the new district engineer for Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) office in Atlanta, effective Dec. 11, 2017. He replaces Glenn Green, P.E. who recently returned to the Tyler District to serve as district engineer there. In his new role, Anderson will oversee the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the state… Read More Anderson named new TxDOT District Engineer

Campbell inducted into The Honor Society

BATON ROUGE, LA (11/2017) — Katelyn Campbell of Harleton, Texas, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Campbell was initiated at The University of Mississippi. Campbell is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi… Read More Campbell inducted into The Honor Society

Holiday Cheer Abounds at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN— Get in the holiday spirit by celebrating at a Texas State Park. Throughout the month of December, 42 state parks around Texas are hosting more than 60 holiday events including light displays, taffy pulls, a balloon glow and geocaching. Step back in time and see how the holidays would have been celebrated on the Battleship Texas at its Yuletide Texas event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More Holiday Cheer Abounds at Texas State Parks