The Jackson Parish Journal is pleased to add a new Classifieds section where you can post your items for sale or services that you have available. Cost per post is $10.00 per week and can be submitted by email at or by text to 318-480-1206.

For Sale:

Price Reduced – 5.06 acres located one mile East of Jimmie Davis Tabernacle on Hwy. 542, Beech Springs Road, Quitman, LA.  Call (706)745-3933 for more information.  

Jonesboro-Hodge United Methodist Church is selling small Bus that is equipped with Handicap accessibility. Engine work needed. Contact Paul Sterns for more information at (360) 399-8347.  

Services offered:

Harris Yard Beautification – Professional Lawn Care provided at reasonable rates. Call Greg at (318) 245-2349

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Jackson Parish Recreation District Board Meeting Minutes

June 15, 2020 Jonesboro, Louisiana

The Jackson Parish Recreation District met in regular session on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 12:00 noon in the Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, 182 Industrial Drive, Jonesboro, Louisiana. Members Present: Mr. Brent Barnett, Mr. Ricky Cash, Mr. Jeff Hairston, Mr. Brandon Lamkin, Mr. Rodney Potts, Mr. Sullivan Stevens and Mr. Chris Womack. Absent: None. Also Present, Mr. Steven Gatlin.

The President, Mr. Barnett, called the meeting to order. The invocation was given by Mr. Cash and Mr. Barnett led the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. Barnett opened the floor for public comments. There were no public comments. Motion Mr. Womack seconded Mr. Cash to approve minutes and financials (May). All in favor -Motion carried.

Mr. Nathan Crace, Watermark Golf, who was scheduled to be at the meeting but was unable to attend due to an illness, presented his findings about the golf course renovation program through zoom video conferencing. Due to technical difficulties, the presentation was cut short and Mr. Crace was asked to present his findings at the next board meeting.

Motion Mr. Potts seconded Mr. Barnett to amend the previous quote from Kincade Recreation for the Village of North Hodge to include a merry-go-round and installation and minus the borders in the amount of $9,991.40 instead of $6716 pending verification of proper installation requirements. All in favor – Motion carried.

Mr. Smith gave board update on some of the ongoing programs at the sports complex including baseball/softball season and archery. Ms. Rebecca Williams gave board update on the golf course including membership and banquet rentals. Motion Mr. Womack seconded Mr. Cash to advertise in the Jackson Parish Journal with leaderboard for 1 year at the cost of $146 per month.

Mr. Smith announced that a copy of the Presentation of Final Master Plan and Proposal for Renovation Program Regarding the Jackson Parish Golf Course Property will be available at the Jackson Parish Recreation office building for public view.

 Jamie Cockerham talked to the board about renovating the old rodeo arena located on the Jonesboro fairgrounds. Next board meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 20, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Dr. Charles H. Garrett Community Center, Jonesboro. Motion made by Mr. Potts and seconded Mr. Cash to adjourn meeting. All in favor -Motion carried.

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