►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

Large Crowd Dives Into Taste of Jefferson

Bright sunshine and cool temperatures enticed more than 750 to sample Taste of Jefferson last weekend. The throng meandered from one end of Austin Street to the other tasting the samples offered by local restaurants. “I think it was very well publicized,” Bill Stewart with Stillwater Inn said later. “I’m happy with the turnout. There… Read More Large Crowd Dives Into Taste of Jefferson

Candidates for city, school posts to speak at April 19 forums

Public to submit questions using Jimp Twitter, Facebook FROM STAFF REPORTS Jefferson mayoral hopefuls along with candidates for the Jefferson City Council and Jefferson ISD trustee will have an opportunity to address the public at a forum Thursday, April 19. The event at the Jefferson Institute on East Austin Street will begin at 6:30 p.m. The… Read More Candidates for city, school posts to speak at April 19 forums