The Jackson Parish Journal is pleased to offer a Classifieds section where you can make announcements, post items for sale, offer job opportunities or professional services and review public notices. Cost per post is $10.00 per week and can be submitted by email at or by text to 318-480-1206.

For Sale:

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

Facemasks – Show your school pride with special designed cloth facemasks for Jonesboro-Hodge, Quitman, Weston, LA Tech, Grambling, ULM, LSU and the New Orleans Saints. You can even add personal monograms. Adult and children sizes available. Only $5.00-$7.00.Call 318-475-0349

Church Bus – 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.  

Book for sale – “The 100 year history of JHHS football” – An in-depth, year by year review of each season that includes names of players from virtually every year and individual/school records. Cost is $25.00 per copy plus $3.00 shipping and handling. To place your order, call 318-480-1206.


Boy Scouts of America – For boys in 6th grade through 18 years old. For more information contact: Dawn Slezak at (713) 824-1772.

Cub Scouts of America – For boys and girls in Kindergarten through the 5th grade. For more information contact: Dawn Slezak at (713) 824-1772.

Services offered:

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

A1 Honey Do, LLCBoat house, deck building and repairs. A Limited Liability Corporation (LLC). For estimates contact Mark Droesser, Owner at 318-366-7598 “We do what your honey can’t do”.


Jackson Parish Police Jury Emergency Special Session Minutes

August 30, 2020

The Jackson Parish Police Jury met in Emergency Special Session, Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Police Jury Meeting Room of the Jackson Parish Courthouse, 500 E. Court Street, Room 301, Jonesboro, Louisiana. Members present: Mr. Todd Culpepper, Ms. Amy Magee, Mr. John McCarty, Ms. Tarneshala Cowans, Ms. Regina Rowe, and Mr. Lynn Treadway. Absent: Mr. Lewis Chatham. Also present: Mr. Darrell Avery, Assistant District Attorney; Mr. Mark Treadway, OEP Director; Representative Jack McFarland; Senator Jay Morris; and all Department Superintendents.

The meeting was called to order by the President, Ms. Magee. Mr. McCarty gave the invocation and Ms. Cowans led in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

The President opened the floor for Public Comments and recognized Representative McFarland and Senator Morris who gave comments on the work done by local governments for the hurricane relief efforts and discussed FEMA reimbursements and the threshold for eligibility.

The President updated the Jury on the measures taken by the OEP Department and Police Jury departments in response to Hurricane Laura including a distribution center at the Community Center for ice, water, and MREs, supplying fuel for the Sheriff’s Department and first responders during the power outage, and the general debris removal and road clearing.

Motion Mr. Culpepper, seconded Ms. Rowe to authorize the President to enter into a contract for debris removal for all roads parish-wide including state, municipal, and private roads. Mr. Culpepper stipulated that if the contract could cover all roads, it would need to come back to the Jury for approval. Motion carried.

Motion Mr. Culpepper, seconded Mr. McCarty to temporarily extend the hours of the Solid Waste Landfill for Monday – Saturday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm effective August 31st through September 12th. Motion carried.

Motion Ms. Rowe, seconded Ms. Cowans to make Labor Day a floating holiday for the Road and Solid Waste departments so that the crews could continue to work and take the holiday off at a later date. Motion carried.

The President opened the floor to Mr. Treadway. Mr. Treadway gave special remarks to the state representatives for their assistance, he stated that the State Fire Marshall’s Office would be conducting a secondary survey of the parish and discussed the parish-wide relief efforts.

Motion Mr. Culpepper, seconded Ms. Rowe to adjourn. Motion carried.

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