Middle School ‘CATCH My Breath’ Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Program Launches

Eleven Texas middle schools participated in the pilot test of a first-of-its-kind program to address the recent spike in youth E-cigarette use that is now being rolled out across the country. New data from a survey of students who participated in the program’s test run shows … (To continue reading this article, please contact us today… Read More Middle School ‘CATCH My Breath’ Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Program Launches

Bulldogs prepare for season opener against Waskom

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute Editor The 2016 football season kicks off at 7:30 p.m. in Fred Lockett Football Stadium on Jerry Bennett Field with Jefferson High School tested in two tough scrimmages. After an opening scrimmage against 4 A Tatum, the Bulldogs ran afoul of 4 A Atlanta last weekend. “Their depth got to us,”… Read More Bulldogs prepare for season opener against Waskom

A “F.R.E.S.H.” Start on Mentoring Area Youth

By Carla Bass F.R.E.S.H is a mentoring program that addresses the social, emotional, and cultural needs of the children and young adults from ages 5-21 in the city of Jefferson and surrounding areas for a youth mentor program. Members of F.R.E.S.H are mentors, advocates, and role models for the youth within the community. Their program… Read More A “F.R.E.S.H.” Start on Mentoring Area Youth

Scrimmage moves to Daingerfield

By BOB PALMER Jimplecute Editor This weekend’s scrimmage will be in Daingerfield instead of Atlanta, Jefferson High School Athletic Director Antwan Jimmerson revealed. “Atlanta didn’t want to see their field torn up because of all the recent rain,” Jimmerson said. “Daingerfield has an artificial turf field which will be fine.” The Bulldogs played against another… Read More Scrimmage moves to Daingerfield

Jefferson PD, DPS increase school zone traffic patrols

With Jefferson schools going back in session Monday, Jefferson Police officers will step up patrols of school zone speed limits morning and evening, according to Jefferson PD Chief Gary Amburn. Amburn’s effort augments Texas Department of Public Safety patrols to promote school zone and school bus safety. “Anyone found going more than five miles over… Read More Jefferson PD, DPS increase school zone traffic patrols