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The Jasper WalMart store on Sunday began enforcing in earnest an order handed down by Jasper County Judge Mark Allen regarding those who shop in stores.

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Following the announcement late Friday (3/27/20) by Jasper County officials of a more restrictive stay-at-home order, the elders have announced that the regular worship services of the Buna Church of Christ and the small Sunday worship groups that temporarily took their place immediately aft…

Jasper Junior High and Few Primary are the two open JISD sites for “Grab and Go Curbside Meals each Monday through Thursday. Beginning Monday, the hour of operation is 11:00 to 12:00. Each child will receive a lunch and a breakfast, (for the next morning). Friday’s meals will be provided Thursday.

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A lady loading groceries into her SUV was wearing a medical mask to protect herself at a Jasper store. The masks along with medical gloves have become a common sight as people try to protect themselves from possible exposure to Coronavirus.

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The Jasper City Council met in a special called session on Friday and in that meeting they amended the city’s current ordinance regarding the number of mobile homes allowed on one piece of land, and also pushed back the upcoming Municipal Election due to concerns about Coronavirus.

Firefighters, state employees, and Jasper County deputies all worked together on Thursday evening to clear a very large pine tree that fell across a highway. It happened shortly before sunset on Farm to Market Road 777 about midway between Highway 63 West and Highway 190 west.

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Game Wardens were busy late Thursday afternoon dealing with a boat that sank on a local waterway.