Welcome to The Jones Journal

Welcome to The Jones Journal!  This blog is your source for online news for the town of Jones, Oklahoma.  We will feature stories and highlights from the community and keep you posted on upcoming events.  We hope you enjoy our articles. Please consider supporting us through a $10 monthly contribution by subscribing below. Thank you … Continue reading Welcome to The Jones Journal

Jones Kids Shine Under the Big Lights

Under the bright lights of the Paycom Center, several Jones little league teams got their chance to shine. Walking in the footsteps of professional athletes, these pint-sized players made their first appearance on an NBA court. This is the stuff that dreams are made of, as a sea of green, gold, and navy colored fans … Continue reading Jones Kids Shine Under the Big Lights

Metropolitan Library System Reaches Record-Breaking Three Million Digital Book Checkouts in 2022

The Metropolitan Library System (MLS) announced today that it reached a record-breaking three million digital book checkouts in 2022. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of library lending of ebooks, audiobooks and other digital content as well as the library’s success in serving all members of the community. Metro Library ranks #21 of all standalone … Continue reading Metropolitan Library System Reaches Record-Breaking Three Million Digital Book Checkouts in 2022

Life, Lubbock and a Legacy in Jones: Derrick Smith Interviews Dave Martin

Derrick Smith got an opportunity to chat with former Jones Athletic Director and Football Coach Dave Martin about life, Lubbock and the legacy he left in Jones. Derrick: First off, on behalf of myself and everyone in the Jones school system, town, student body, and all your former players I wanted to say thank you. … Continue reading Life, Lubbock and a Legacy in Jones: Derrick Smith Interviews Dave Martin

Updated: Town of Jones Sued for Open Records Violations

**This article was updated on December 23, 2021 with information provided by the Town attorney. See below in the section titled "Update from Town Attorney." ** A lawsuit was filed on December 14, 2021 by Christopher K. Templeton against the Town of Jones for violating the Oklahoma Open Records Act. The Act is a series … Continue reading Updated: Town of Jones Sued for Open Records Violations

Miracle On Main Street: Children’s Choir to Perform Sunday

A group of kids gathered in the sanctuary at the First Baptist Church of Jones this morning. Excitement buzzes through the air as angels get fitted for wings, and the shepherds are gently reminded to not to hook their friends with their staff. These children, led by their wonderful choir director, Mrs. Gloria O'Dell, have … Continue reading Miracle On Main Street: Children’s Choir to Perform Sunday