The Jones Journal is a collaborative effort to bring you stories about people and events of Jones, Oklahoma. We are so grateful for the following writers and their contributions to The Jones Journal. We could not make these stories happen without all of theses eyes and ears out in the community.
Sarah is a 2003 graduate of Jones High School. After high school, she studied Agribusiness at Oklahoma State University and married her college sweetheart in 2007. She and her husband, Matt Boggs, live in Jones with their three wonderful children, Chloe, Isaac, and Liam. She launched The Jones Journal in March 2019 and primarily writes human interest stories for the blog. Sarah has a deep love for Jesus and for the people and places of Jones, and she hopes by sharing stories about this community, you will fall in love with them too. All of her articles are inspired by the following verse, hoping to focus our attention on the beauty that God has given us in this small community.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.Philippians 4:8
Matt has been married to Sarah for the last 13 years, and is a transplant to the Jones community. He is an avid sports fan and has a knack for writing. He is a Certified Public Accountant and serves the City of Oklahoma City as their Treasurer.
The Jones Round Up
Started in the Fall of 2019, The Jones Round Up features stories written by high school journalism students. The class, led by Mr. Curtis Finchum, keeps us up-to-date with all of the activities happening at Jones High School.
Adult Librarian for the Metropolitan Library System
Scott was born and raised in Guymon, OK. He worked as a Children’s Librarian at the Guymon Public Library for two years before moving to the Oklahoma City area, where he worked as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid for five plus years before returning to his librarian career. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in History in 2009 from Oklahoma Panhandle State University. While working at Oklahoma City University, he received a Master of Library and Information Studies degree in 2017 from the University of Oklahoma. He has worked for the Metropolitan Library System in the Community Libraries for six months. Scott’s favorite quote is:
“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.”George Orwell