►VIDEO: Council Candidates Discuss Issues at Forum

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Three of the five candidates in the May 4 city council election answered questions during a forum Monday sponsored by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce, the Jeffersonian Institute and the Jefferson Jimplecute. On the ballot are Jim Finstrom and Tyler Owen in Ward 1, Victor Perot and Darla… Read More ►VIDEO: Council Candidates Discuss Issues at Forum

►VIDEO: School Board Candidates Voice Views at Forum

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute News Editor Candidates for Jefferson ISD Board of Trustees in the May 4 election faced voters Tuesday in a forum sponsored by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce, the Jefferson Jimplecute and the Jeffersonian Institute. In the election Kent Thigpen, DDS, is unopposed for Place 2. Incumbent Board President Jason Bonner… Read More ►VIDEO: School Board Candidates Voice Views at Forum

►VIDEO: Jefferson City Council Candidate Responses | May 4 Election

An opportunity to hear and see the Jefferson City Council candidates in the May 4 elections has been scheduled for tonight at the Jeffersonian Institute.  The event is sponsored by the Jeffersonian Institute, Marion County Chamber of Commerce and the Jefferson Jimplecute and begins at 5:45 P.M. On the ballot for city aldermen in Ward 1 are Tyler… Read More ►VIDEO: Jefferson City Council Candidate Responses | May 4 Election

►VIDEO: JISD School Board Candidate Responses | May 4 Election

An opportunity to hear and see the JISD School Board candidates in the May 4 elections has been scheduled for tonight at the Jeffersonian Institute.  The event is sponsored by the Jeffersonian Institute, Marion County Chamber of Commerce and the Jefferson Jimplecute and begins at 5:45 P.M. All three incumbent JISD trustees have announced for re-election. Two… Read More ►VIDEO: JISD School Board Candidate Responses | May 4 Election

Mayor Haggard: No New City Hall in 2019

New Fire Station, Drainage Project, Completion of Sewer Lines Could Be in Cards By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute News Editor In a wide-ranging interview before the first City Council meeting of 2019, Jefferson Mayor Charles “Bubba” Haggard said a new City Hall did not appear likely this year. An assortment of other municipal improvements did appear… Read More Mayor Haggard: No New City Hall in 2019

Animal Shelter Viewed as Necessity By Many

By BOB PALMER, Jimplecute Editor Jefferson Police Chief Gary Amburn was emphatic. “We can’t do without a shelter,” Amburn said Tuesday. “We have to have something.” Kari Alexander, Marion County Chamber of Commerce executive director, worries about the impact stray dogs roaming the streets of Jefferson would have on tourism. “I think that would be… Read More Animal Shelter Viewed as Necessity By Many