Garden of the Month for August

The Jefferson Primary School, located at 304 W. Broadway, was awarded Garden of the Month for the month of August, by the Jesse Allen Wise Garden Club. Pictured in the Butterfly/Pollinator Garden are school students Saige and Koriegh Irving, children of Cory and Star Irving of Jefferson.  The garden is maintained by the Cypress Basin Master Naturalists and Collins STEM Academy of Jefferson. (Please contact us today for a print or email subscription to… Read More Garden of the Month for August

JAW Garden Club of the Month for June

The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club has chosen the home of Nick and Lisa Linebarger for the Garden of the Month for June. They live at 408 West Lafayette. You must drive by to see the full effect of this beautiful and eclectic front garden. There are simply too many different types of flowers and colors for one to fully describe its beauty. (Please contact us today for a print or email subscription to the Jefferson… Read More JAW Garden Club of the Month for June

Nothing Better Than Fresh from the Garden

At the Jefferson Farmers Market on Saturday, Jack Rasberry of Jefferson and Michael Richardson of Hughes Springs both had their varieties of purple hull peas, both shelled and unshelled, cucumbers, and zucchini for fresh picking by those shopping for fresh veggies. Kris and Jack Kain had more than just fresh squash, including acorn squash, cucumbers,… Read More Nothing Better Than Fresh from the Garden

Citizens of Jefferson welcome five young mayors from the Ukraine

The citizens of Jefferson rolled out the red carpet for five young mayors from the western Ukraine who, as participants in the Open World Program of the U.S. Department of State, came to Northeast Texas to learn about our government businesses and culture. They also had opportunities to meet residents in this region. As part of their tour, they came to Jefferson for two nights and… Read More Citizens of Jefferson welcome five young mayors from the Ukraine

Heritage Quilt Show to display at Jeffersonian Institute

By Carla Bass Elaine Spellings Johnson began quilting three years ago when she decided to make her great-granddaughter a quilt. It was the first attempt. It was a lap quilt which was slightly smaller than a twin. It got her hooked and she has been creating ever since. Her quilts among others will be featured in the Heritage Quilt… Read More Heritage Quilt Show to display at Jeffersonian Institute

Garden Club Flower Show was a Broadway HIT

By Carla Bass Broadway was certainly a hit with the beautiful arrangements and table settings displayed by the members of the Jesse Allen Wise Garden Club and horticultural exhibits by both members and non-members. Various Broadway musicals were depicted in both miniature and full-sized arrange with the themes of “Annie, Grease, South Pacific, Oklahoma, Cats, My Fair Lady, The Lion King, The King and I and The Sound of Music.”… Read More Garden Club Flower Show was a Broadway HIT