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Quality Electrical & Controls Service:

Over 60 years of combined Licensed and Certified experience in Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Control Panels, Electrical, HVAC and Inspections service. Located at 5039 Hwy 4 East, Jonesboro, LA. For free estimate contact: Billy Earl Wilhite: (318) 475-2403 or Richard Andrews: (318) 475-5136. “Call us when you want the job done right.”

4T Exterior Cleaning:

House wash, Metal roof wash, gutter cleaning, concrete, deck, and brick/ patio cleaning. For free estimates call Trevor Hall at (318) 475-0347 or email

B3 Lawn Services:

No job to large or small. For complete lawncare and select landscaping services contact: Todd Lowe (318) 623-8532, TJ Wilkerson (318) 480-1328 or Josh Henry (318) 480-1596.

Harris Yard Beautification Service: 

For all your lawn and landscaping needs contact Greg Harris at (318) 245-2349. Free estimates and professional service guaranteed. Based out of Chatham. 

5G Exterior Cleaning:

“Service you can trust at affordable prices” Commercial and residential cleaning services. Be it commercial buildings, homes, driveways, patio’s, truck’s and trailers, no job to big or small. For free estimates call or text: Ty Garrett at (318) 243-7772 or send email to: 

For Sale: Book on 100 year history of JHHS football 

jh bookA year-by-year description of the first 100 years (1919-2019) of JHHS football. Included is summary of early beginnings, yearly results, rosters, updated team and individual records and a gallery of pictures. Perfect gift for that grandfather, father, uncle or cousin who would enjoy remembering their “glory days”. Cost is $25.00 per book plus $3.00 shipping and handling. To order call (318) 480-1206 or send email to:


For Sale: Small “Cowboy” Trailertrailer1trailer2

Excellent Condition. Solid floors. Metal sides and roof. Dimensions: 56″ tall x 93″ long x 60″ wide. $3,000.00 or best offer. Owned by Jonesboro-Hodge Methodist Church. For more information or to set appointment to see trailer call: 318-480-1206.




September 20, 2021

The Jackson Parish Museum and Fine Arts September meeting was called to order by President Barbara Johnson. Roll Call by acting secretary Wilda Smith stating a quorum established. Invocation offered by Wilda Smith and pledge by Barbara Johnson.

President Barbara Johnson introduced Melinda Garrett who will be sworn in and become a member of the board.

Motion Mary Hoover second Mark Culpepper approving minutes of April 2021. Motion carried.

Motion Mark Culpepper second Mary Hoover approving the minutes of August 2021. Motion carried

Motion Mary Hoover second Mark Culpepper approving the financial report in the payment of bills. Motion carried.

President Barbara Johnson stated that we had received a great response on memberships. She also requested thoughts and ideas that we could do to draw the attention to the museum. Some of the suggestions to consider was consider decorating the building for Christmas, contacting teachers who are teaching Louisiana history. inviting them to visit the museum in hopes of having them bring their students at a later time. Possibility of even serving hot chocolate the day of the Christmas parade in front of the museum and handing out flyers with information relative to the museum. No
Action taken.

The board discussed a permanent date for the monthly museum meeting. Motion by Wilda Smith seconded Mary Hoover that the third Monday of the month at 4 PM for the monthly meeting. Motion carried.

Barbara Johnson then informs the board that Mark Culpepper had offered his resignation as secretary. She then open the floor for nominations for secretary. Motion Mark Culpepper second Mary Hoover to elect Wilda Smith to serve as secretary/ treasurer of the museum board. Motion carried

Motion Mark Culpepper second Mary Hoover to adjourn until October 18th at 4 PM. Motion.

Town of Jonesboro RESOLUTION# 2021-018

WHEREAS there are eight (8) items of movable property belonging to the Town of Jonesboro which, due to their age and condition, are no longer needed for public purposes but which may have some value; and
WHEREAS under the provisions of Louisiana Revised Statute 33:4712(F) since each such item has an appraised value of less than $5,000.00, said property can be disposed of at private sale:
BE IT RESOLVED that the following items of movable property, to-wit:

Surplus Items ( Public Works )

1. (ST27) 1991 FlS0 Custom 4×4 Ford VIN: 1FTEF14NXMNAZ6727
5.0 Engine V8, White (Bad rear end)

2. (ST23) 1994 Ford Ranger XLT VIN: 1FTCR1U3RPA74748
3.0 V6 Engine, White (Bad Transmission)

3. (WD 1) 1997 Ford FlS0 VIN: 1FTDF1768VNC57403
4.6 V8 Engine, Red

4. (SW 1) 2001 F250 Super Duty VIN: 1FTNF20L01ED49948
4.1 Triton V8 Engine, White

5. 2001 Ford F150 XL
VIN: 3FTRF17WX1MA78371
5.1 Triton V8 Engine, White

6. 1990 Ford F150 XL
VIN: 1FTDF15N9LNA32866
5.0 V8 Engine, White

7. 286 Bush Hog Serial# 12-32124
8. Metal Building
8 FT BY 12 FT, Burgundy/White

be and the same are hereby declared to be surplus and no longer needed for public purposes.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there is hereby fixed for each such item a minimum bid price of $50.00.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution, including the list of surplus property, be published in the legal journal of the Town of Jonesboro on two consecutive weeks.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any individual or entity is invited to submit a bid for any of these items, which bid must be in writing, contain the name and telephone number of the bidder, state the item being bid on and the amount being bid for each item.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that each bid must be delivered and or received by the Town of Jonesboro at the Town Hall in Jonesboro, Louisiana t 128 Allen Ave., Jonesboro, Louisiana on or before 4:00 p.m. on the 11th_ day of October, 2021.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the bids will be opened in the office of the Town Clerk at the Jonesboro Town Hall on the _12th_ day of October, 2021 at _10 o’clock a.m. and the results of all bids communicated to the Board of Aldermen at its meeting on the 12th day of October, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Aldermen will accept the highest bid for each item, provided that the minimum bid is met or exceeded, with the Town of Jonesboro being entitled to reject any and all bids forany reason.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor of the Town of Jonesboro is specifically authorized to sign, on behalf of the Town of Jonesboro, any needed bill of sale or vehicle title necessary to convey any of these surplus items to the highest bidder for cash whose bid is accepted.
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that each bidder shall be notified within four (4) days at the telephone number provided in the written bid, that the bid submitted has been accepted and must within 48 hours thereafter pay to the Town of Jonesboro the amount of the winning bid.

This resolution was introduced by Alderman _Stringer meeting of the Board of Aldermen held on the_14th_ day of September at the regular_, 2021,seconded by Flowers and voted on by the following votes: FOR: Ginn, Stringer, Johnson, Flowers AGAINST: ABSENT: Siadek

whereupon the Resolution was adopted this _14th_ day of _September � 2021.

Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce Meeting Minutes
September 15. 2021

The meeting of the Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce was called to order by Vice President Darrell Avery. The invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Randy Layfield
Board Members present: Dean Rushing, Johnny Horton, Randy Layfield, John Williams, Clay Carroll, Darrell Avery, Yumeaka Washington and Wilda Smith.

Board Members absent: Carla Smith. Andrea Malone, Karen Tolar, Glen Kirkland

Motion made by Clay Carroll and second Randy Layfield approving the minutes of August 2021. Motion carried.

The financial report was presented by Wilda Smith. Motion to approve by Johnny Horton and second John Williams. Motion carried.

Old Business:
Information on ice skating rink tabled.
New Business:
Wilda shared with the group that the chamber had received a letter of appreciation from Jonesboro Hodge high school for the donation in Judie ‘s memory/

Saturday, October 9th, volunteers Needed for “Saving Christmas” in Jonesboro. We will meet at 8:30 AM in the pocket park. We need cleaning supplies, zip ties and be there to help us decorate empty storefronts and pocket park. We need you!

Saturday, October 9th “Stepping in the Fall-5PM – 8 PM

Monday, October 25th, “Forest Fest”, contact the activities department at Forest Haven for more information

Saturday, October 30th. “Trunk or Treat” in downtown Jonesboro from 4PM -6PM

Sunday, November 27th, Annual “Christmas Open House”, 1PM- 4 PM

Saturday, November 27th, Grand Marshal, coffee at 10 AM,

“Christmas in Toy-land” parade rolling through Jonesboro at 4:30 PM.

Johnny Horton motion second Wilda smith Saturday, that October 9th, we would request volunteers for “Saving Christmas” in Jonesboro. We will meet at 8:30 AM in the pocket park. Motion carried.

Motion Johnny Horton second Yumeaka Washington to present a community service award to a senior from HR school 2022. Motion carried.

Vice president Darrell Avery appointed Randy Layfield as chairman of the CSI committee working with Yumeaka Washington and John Williams.

Other Discussions:

Wilda Smith and Johnny Horton would contact the mayor’s office for a meeting. Discussions on the upcoming events and moving forward with Christmas lights.
Yumeaka Washington would check with tourism Board about sponsoring a band to play the day of the festival. Wilda smith would send letter requesting donation for fireworks.

Motion Johnny Horton second Yumeaka Washington to have the October meeting at Johnny’s Pizza.

Motion Clay Carroll second by Randy Layfield to adjourn. Motion carried



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