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Taking the Day Off

Taking the Day Off

on November 30, 2020, 7:24 AM / in People

I have decided to take the day off today…. Lots to do getting ready for Christmas…. everyone here is just tired and can not blame them…. So enjoy your day without us today… Tomorrow, “We’ll be Back”

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. Ronald Reagan He was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States (1981–89), and served as the 33rd Governor of […]

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Actress Doesn’t Want To Live Anymore & Cries Out to God, Gets Sign She Was Asking For

Actress Doesn’t Want To Live Anymore & Cries Out to God, Gets Sign She Was Asking For

on November 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

By Amanda Thomason  |  Liftable  Sometimes fame and Christianity don’t seem to mesh well. So much of the life that follows celebrity status counters people’s views of Christianity. Despite the difficulty, there are still plenty of actors and actresses whose faith is well known: Stars who are not afraid or ashamed of keeping their spiritual allegiance front and center. Andrea Logan White of […]

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Turtles anyone??

Turtles anyone??

on November 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Pet turtles and tortoises are popular among both adults and children. The cute little bald head,the homes they carry on their backs, their slow ,gentle movements are entertaining and endearing to watch. But choosing a name for these little characters can be a challenge. Thankfully there are plenty of ideas from other turtle and tortoise enthusiasts. Check out these names […]

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CEO Clark Shaw CEO of the Old County Store Passed Wednesday Nov. 25 2020

on November 26, 2020, 8:47 AM / in People

The CEO of the Old Country Store, Clark Shaw, has died. Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store says that Clark Shaw died Wednesday around 6:20 p.m. We were informed that funeral arrangements will be announced at a later time. Our prayers and thoughts go the family… He will be missed.

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Quote for Today November 22nd

Quote for Today November 22nd

on November 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” Winston Churchill

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Happy Thanksgiving Weekend

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend

on November 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Okay we are down for the weekend…. still we wish a great Thanksgiving Weekend to you all. This is a distinctively American holiday, and one that I’ve always thought of as a bookend to July 4. July 4 celebrates our assertion of national independence and of the human right to self-government. Thanksgiving acknowledges the limits of human self-assertion and acknowledges gratitude for the […]

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David Dinkins, NYC’s first Black mayor, dies at 93

David Dinkins, NYC’s first Black mayor, dies at 93

on November 24, 2020, 8:15 AM / in People

David Dinkins, New York City’s first and only Black mayor, died Monday night at his home in Manhattan. He was 93. Dinkins beat three-term mayor Ed Koch in the Democratic primary in 1989 and went on to defeat then-prosecutor Rudy Giuliani to win what Dinkins described as “the greatest job there is.” During Dinkins’ term, New York City was plagued […]

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manna from heaven

manna from heaven

on November 24, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Thanks to Jackie for alerting this note from Rory. This is a reprint from 2015.  by Rory Outside my window this morning, the world is white. Here in Indiana, the snow comes much earlier than it does at home in Tennessee.  Some years it doesn’t snow at all there.  So when I saw the flakes start falling two days ago, […]

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Ooltewah Rep. Mike Carter diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after serious COVID-19 battle

on November 20, 2020, 8:52 AM / in People, State News

Rep. Carter is a wonderful friend, an excellent legislator and all round great guy.  Please put him on your prayer list. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Nearly two months after his hospital stay for COVID-19, Tennessee State Representative Mike Carter of Ooltewah is in the midst of another battle: pancreatic cancer. Back in August, Rep. Carter spent more than a week in the hospital as he […]

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‘Life is so short’: French ‘daredevil Jetman’ Vincent Reffet dies in training accident

‘Life is so short’: French ‘daredevil Jetman’ Vincent Reffet dies in training accident

on November 19, 2020, 7:00 AM / in International News, People

French skydiver Vince Reffet, who was a member of the Jetman Dubai team, famous for its mind-blowing tricks with jetpacks and carbon-fiber wings, has died in a training accident in the United Arab Emirates. Videos of the 36-year-old’s stunts often went viral. His groundbreaking feats included flights with engines strapped to his back that took him along Dubai’s waterfront and […]

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Baily with one of her new puppies

Baily with one of her new puppies

on November 16, 2020, 6:27 AM / in People

Just have to share this picture my daughter sent to me a bit ago. This is Baily with one of her new puppies.  hope you enjoy as I am.

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Meet Abraham

Meet Abraham

on November 15, 2020, 6:58 AM / in People

In February 2018, Abraham’s right eye turned inward. The eye doctor said it was probably muscle weakness, common at that age. But Abraham started having headaches in the morning and would sometimes throw up. Even watching TV made the little boy’s head hurt. A CT scan finally revealed the cause of Abraham’s issues: He had a mass on his brain, […]

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a bus full of joy

a bus full of joy

on November 15, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

by Rory | Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 Our bus driver Russell is special. When our career took off in 2008 and we first started having to travel all across the country and visit radio stations and play shows… Joey didn’t like flying.  She wanted to be able to take a bus – to make it feel more like being at […]

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Is it HEALTH or is it HELLTH?

on November 13, 2020, 7:51 AM / in People

Is it HEALTH or is it HELLTH? I am sitting here this morning waiting for my primary care office to call me to set up an appt to have the stress test the ER doctor ordered to be done. So, while waiting I have been checking my news trap line and listening to NewsMAX.  They have several items related to […]

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Saving a service member’s so

Saving a service member’s so

on November 13, 2020, 7:48 AM / in People

Dear Friend, I want to introduce you to a military family especially grateful on this Veterans Day for the support you give to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Because it was one year ago today that the parents of then 2-year-old Griffin received devastating news at a hospital in Germany, where his father was serving in the Air Force. Griffin had […]

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The death of Alex Trebek and election of Joe Biden: Five words that are changing the world

The death of Alex Trebek and election of Joe Biden: Five words that are changing the world

on November 9, 2020, 8:36 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Legendary Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died yesterday at the age of eighty after a battle with cancer. His life story was part of his appeal: his father was a hotel cook who emigrated to Canada from Ukraine. Trebek graduated from college with a philosophy degree and worked as a newscaster before beginning his career in game shows in 1973. In […]

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Alex Trebek, iconic ‘Jeopardy!’ host, dead at 80 after battle with pancreatic cancer

Alex Trebek, iconic ‘Jeopardy!’ host, dead at 80 after battle with pancreatic cancer

on November 8, 2020, 9:27 PM / in People

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who educated and entertained millions on the beloved quiz show, has died following his battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, the show said Sunday. He was 80 years old. “Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex,” the show wrote […]

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Quote For Today November 6th

on November 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

We want no Gestapo or secret police. The FBI is tending in that direction. They are dabbling in sex-life scandals and plain blackmail. J. Edgar Hoover would give his right eye to take over, and all congressmen and senators are afraid of him. President Harry S. Truman J Edgar Hoover was a phenomenon. The first Director of the FBI, he […]

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Thank You, from a adoring Father

Thank You, from a adoring Father

on November 5, 2020, 6:46 AM / in People

It all happened so fast, the November we learned our 6-year-old daughter, Kiara, had a tumor the size of a golf ball in her brain. I’m reaching out on the anniversary of Kiara’s diagnosis, because of our gratitude to people like you whose support helps St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital save kids’ lives. I vividly remember that Halloween, carrying Kiara in her cowgirl […]

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