Articles by: Thomas Ventimiglia

Jackson Police make an arrest in a recent shooting case.

Jackson Police make an arrest in a recent shooting case.

on January 22, 2020, 5:50 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police Investigators continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that occurred Saturday afternoon, January 18th, on the parking lot of Back Yard BBQ located on Old Hickory Boulevard. On January 21st at approximately 2:00 p.m., Jackson Police Investigators served a search warrant at 76 Fair Acres in connection with the incident.  Investigators arrested Stephun Bush and charged […]

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Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

on January 22, 2020, 8:30 AM / in History, People

by Edward Allegretti  |   Faith & Heritage From reading various books concerning the War Between the States, I’ve seen both sides concur that Lt. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was one of the best generals during the war and one of the best generals from these United States.  He was not only an exemplary general and soldier during the War Between the […]

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HOW DOES TENNESSEE COMPARE TO THE “SERIOUS ATTACK” ON THE 2ND AMENDMENT IN VIRGINIA?

HOW DOES TENNESSEE COMPARE TO THE “SERIOUS ATTACK” ON THE 2ND AMENDMENT IN VIRGINIA?

on January 21, 2020, 8:07 AM / in Opinion, State News

by JohnHarris  The news media is on fire for the last few weeks about the events that have been taking place in Virginia and that are scheduled for today. Even President Trump recently tweeted that “your 2nd Amendment is under very serious attack” in Virginia. While there is a great deal of main stream media focus on the expected citizen response […]

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FACTIONS WITHIN THE LGBTQ+ MOVEMENT ARE EXERTING ENORMOUS PRESSURE TO NORMALIZE PEDOPHILIA AND ‘DESTIGMATIZE’ ADULT-CHILD SEX

FACTIONS WITHIN THE LGBTQ+ MOVEMENT ARE EXERTING ENORMOUS PRESSURE TO NORMALIZE PEDOPHILIA AND ‘DESTIGMATIZE’ ADULT-CHILD SEX

on January 20, 2020, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

Robert Stacy McCain has covered the Hunt case extensively. In a recent piece for the American Spectator headlined “Kaitlyn Hunt is guilty and, yes, there is a movement to ‘normalize pedophilia,’” There is no question. There is categorically a movement to normalize pedophilia. I’ve witnessed it firsthand and, despite “progressive” protestations to the contrary, the “pedophile rights” movement is inexorably […]

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Nashville singer-songwriter David Olney dies at 71 after performance

Nashville singer-songwriter David Olney dies at 71 after performance

on January 20, 2020, 7:35 AM / in People

Nashville musician David Olney — a celebrated songwriter whose work was recorded by Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt — died Saturday night after collapsing on stage at the 30A Songwriters Festival in Watercolor, Florida. Olney’s death was confirmed by his manager. He was 71. On Saturday, the singer-songwriter was performing alongside Amy Rigby and Scott Miller at The Boathouse at WaterColor when he suffered […]

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New documents revisit questions about Rep. Ilhan Omar’s marriage history

New documents revisit questions about Rep. Ilhan Omar’s marriage history

on January 17, 2020, 8:24 AM / in National News, State News

Although she has legally corrected the discrepancy, she has declined to say anything about how or why it happened. A state probe of campaign finance violations showed that Rep. Ilhan Omar filed federal taxes in 2014 and 2015 with her current husband, Ahmed Hirsi, while legally married to but separated from Ahmed Nur Said Elmi. New investigative documents released by […]

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Be Careful What You Pray For?

Be Careful What You Pray For?

on January 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Be careful what you repeatedly ask of God. You can’t always judge a prayer by its answer. While it’s true that many times in his kindness God withholds granting what we foolishly or selfishly request (James 4:3), there are plenty of biblical examples where God eventually grants the persistent yet imprudent prayers of his people. Consider Israel’s repeated cry for […]

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No Creator-God, No Rights

on January 16, 2020, 8:39 AM / in History

by Jake Macaulay Imagine you were playing football against a very determined opponent and a new rule was introduced. According to this new rule of play, your team could actually never have possession of the football. Every time you received a kick-off, or recovered a fumble, or intercepted a pass, or even when you took over on downs, play would […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 16, 2020, 7:52 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest. On January 10th, surveillance video at Wal-Greens, located at 3144 North Highland Ave, captures a black female requesting the clerk to load money on her money card. Once the clerk started the transaction the female suspect asked for a pack […]

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Obama Behind Northam’s Anti-Gun ‘Emergency,’ Says Virgina State Police Officer

Obama Behind Northam’s Anti-Gun ‘Emergency,’ Says Virgina State Police Officer

on January 16, 2020, 7:18 AM / in National News

Case in point, the former president created a “Task Force on 21st Century Policing” back in 2014 which was intended to place more federal control over local police. “Just weeks after the report [on the task force] was released, the administration unveiled a list of six U.S. cities targeted to serve as ‘pilot sites’ to develop and deploy federal guidance […]

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Do You Realize Who Your Children Are?

Do You Realize Who Your Children Are?

on January 15, 2020, 9:06 AM / in Religion

By Joel Hilliker The faucet starts leaking. The car engine starts clunking. The child starts coughing. Being made of flesh, living in a physical, material world, we often wander through our days viewing people and things the same way anyone in the world would. But there is a wonder-inspiring spiritual reality that we in God’s Church can comprehend thanks to that precious gift […]

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Can anybody identify this person? Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Can anybody identify this person? Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 13, 2020, 9:08 PM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are trying to identify this person of interest and need assistance doing so. On December 12th, an unidentified black male is captured on video rambling through a vehicle which was parked on the roadway on W. King Street.  The owner of the vehicle advised shoes and clothing were taken from the vehicle.  This subject […]

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NRA Handing Out 30-Round Mags in VA to Fight Northam Gun Ban

NRA Handing Out 30-Round Mags in VA to Fight Northam Gun Ban

on January 13, 2020, 8:31 AM / in State News

The NRA will be handing out 1,000 30-round magazines in the Virginia Capitol City of Richmond Monday as part of the fight against Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) gun grab. The NRA used a Sunday night tweet to explain that Magpul Industries — a renowned magazine and firearm accessory maker — sent 1,000 magazines to the gun rights organization in order […]

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California Officials declare Ham Radio no longer a benefit; Demands Ham radio repeater infrastructure to be Removed

California Officials declare Ham Radio no longer a benefit; Demands Ham radio repeater infrastructure to be Removed

on January 13, 2020, 8:05 AM / in State News

The People’s Republic of California is at it again; through unelected state officials, California is severing ties to ham radio repeater owners throughout the state, jeopardizing the lives of millions of Californians who depend on these repeaters  to operate during emergencies. Last month, repeater operators were sent emails telling them the State would no longer allow them to operate repeaters on public […]

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U.S. Army Selects SIG SAUER for .300 Win Mag Sniper Ammunition

U.S. Army Selects SIG SAUER for .300 Win Mag Sniper Ammunition

on January 12, 2020, 7:52 AM / in National News

NEWINGTON, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the selection of SIG SAUER Ammunition by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for a $10 million firm-fixed priced contract to manufacture the MK 248 MOD 1 and MOD 0 .300 Win Mag ammunition for use in U.S. Military sniper platforms. Ron Cohen, President and CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc. began, “This award by […]

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Transgender debate, wiping Russia off the sporting map, & replacing retiring legends: Five big issues for sport in the next decade

on January 6, 2020, 6:49 AM / in International News

The world of sport enters the next decade having left behind some incredible moments in the 2010s, but alongside the greatness there are concerns looming large over key issues which must be tackled in the coming years. Here, we look at five of the most prominent areas that sport will need to face down – and overcome – in the […]

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Animal Portraits By Alex Cech

Animal Portraits By Alex Cech

on January 5, 2020, 7:37 AM / in People

Alex Cech has been painting pets from their owners’ photos for years now. She loves her job, and one of her favorite things is to see the subject and the portrait she created side by side. Since she usually doesn’t get to meet her pet subjects, she collects all the images the happy owners forward to her. You can see more of her […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 4, 2020, 8:34 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest. Surveillance video from a local laundromat captures a black male who was wearing a pink toboggan, blue jacket, white tank top, and dark pants taking items from a dryer which belonged to someone else.  The person of interest is captured […]

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Jackson Police are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest.

Jackson Police are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest.

on January 4, 2020, 8:28 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest. December 8th, surveillance video at Pledge Laundromat, located at 104 Old Hickory Boulevard, captures a male subject, who appears to be Hispanic or black, conceal a cell phone belonging to another individual and leave the business.  The male is captured […]

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China’s Type 81 Rifle: It Can Fire 15,000 Rounds Without a Problem

China’s Type 81 Rifle: It Can Fire 15,000 Rounds Without a Problem

on January 4, 2020, 8:22 AM / in International News

The National Interest The Type 81 was reliable, able to shoot around 15,000 rounds on average without parts breaking or needing replacement. Key point: It was meant to be a test of the Chinese ability to develop small arms on its own. In the 1980s, China’s small arms were largely inferior to the United States and Russia. The PLA was mostly […]

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