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
Hurry! Your last chance to participate in the Jones Metropolitan Library's summer reading program is this week. Big prizes will be given away, including Chrome Books and iPads.
Thursday, May 23rd, was a beautiful celebration at Tim Wallace Memorial Stadium in Jones, OK. The 2019 graduates continued the tradition of walking across the grassy football field to receive their diplomas. Family and friends gathered in the stands, as parents and teachers sat on the field with the seniors. Congratulations to all of the … Continue reading 2019 Jones High School Graduation
At the Jones City Hall meeting on Tuesday, May 7th, the newly assembled Board of Trustees covered a lot of ground. The meeting lasted nearly three and a half hours, and resulted in a lot of exciting progress for the town. The panel of five Trustees, elected by the public at large, voted unanimously to … Continue reading Poland and Jasper Selected As Mayor and Vice-Mayor
Fitness Unlimited opened its doors in Jones in September 2018. After only 7 months in business, owner Todd Thomas says he has already exceeded his original membership projections. The gym started out with only 50 members in the first few weeks, and has more than quadrupled since then. The facility draws membership primarily from the … Continue reading Fitness Unlimited
The Jones Journal seeks to provide a reliable news source for the community of Jones, and to highlight events and people that make this a great place to live. Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. … Continue reading About Us
If you've eaten at Shuff's or the Old Malt Shop in town, chances are you were served by Sue Humphrey. Sue has been greeting customers and serving a smile along with your meal for the last 27 years. She has a knack for names, faces, and remembering everybody's usual. Following in her mom's footsteps, Sue … Continue reading Community Spotlight – Sue Humphrey
Over 250 voters cast a ballot for Tuesday's election in Jones, OK, with a total of 749 votes cast. Each voter had the option to select up to three candidates to fill the Board of Trustees. While the final detail of voter participation will not be available from the Oklahoma County Election Board for another … Continue reading High Voter Turnout at Jones Municipal Election
Why is “Sales Tax” important to Jones? Because it is the primary source of revenue for the General Fund. Oklahoma is the only state in the Union where municipalities receive absolutely NO property/ad volrem taxes. In Oklahoma County these taxes go to the county, schools, and libraries. Jones, as well as every other municipality in … Continue reading Why is Sales Tax important?
Frosted Artisan Bakery Opens in Downtown Jones A new bakery has opened up in town, and residents are eating it up. If you haven’t tried the sweet treats at Sarah Aka’s new shop, Frosted, you are missing out. From specialty order cakes for your next celebration to daily lunch specials, Frosted features a beautiful display … Continue reading Frosted Artisan Bakery Opens in Downtown Jones