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Roy Clark Dies At 85

Roy Clark Dies At 85

on November 16, 2018, 7:41 AM / in People

by Ammoland Roy Clark, the legendary ‘superpicker’, GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed ‘Hee Haw’ television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla. Roy Clark’s decade-defying success could be summed up in one word — […]

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Aeneas’ Harlan remembered for business abilities, Downtown loyalty

Aeneas’ Harlan remembered for business abilities, Downtown loyalty

on November 15, 2018, 9:34 AM / in People

In Honor of our Friend and his Family Story by Brandon Shields  |   Jackson Sun Aeneas founder Jonathan Harlan kept his life largely private outside of his business and political ventures. So it was a shock to most in the room when Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist announced Harlan’s passing at the age of 55 at the end of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. […]

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a bus full of joy

a bus full of joy

on November 15, 2018, 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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Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies at age 95

Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies at age 95

on November 13, 2018, 8:22 AM / in People

Stan Lee, the legendary Marvel Comics writer and editor who helped revolutionize the comic book industry and created dozens of iconic superheroes, died Monday after being rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 95. The cause of death was not immediately known. Lee was forced to cancel numerous appearances earlier this year after he fell ill with pneumonia. […]

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Country singer kicked off tour after wearing MAGA hat, holding Chick-Fil-A cup on Facebook

on November 13, 2018, 7:58 AM / in National News, People

Country music singer and “America’s Got Talent” finalist Benton Blount likes to post memes to Facebook “poking fun at politics,” but he never suspected he would lose a gig because of his conservative views. “I don’t understand what’s going on,” Blount told The Greenville News. Blount posted a picture to his Facebook page on Election Day that showed him eating a […]

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Man finds his wife’s ring at burnt home

on November 13, 2018, 6:26 AM / in People

The wildfires ripping through California have engulfed thousands of homes, but one man found a treasured possession still intact when he returned to the spot where his house once stood. Jake Olsen, an officer with the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, was helping to evacuate a retirement community while his own home in Paradise, Calif., burned to the ground in the Camp Fire. His wife and […]

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15 Things You Should Never Leave in the Car

15 Things You Should Never Leave in the Car

on November 10, 2018, 8:08 AM / in People

Your vehicle should be used for transportation, not storage. Keeping these items in the car could hurt your health and security. Most medicine should be left at room temperature, but a car will rarely stay at that point when not in use. Heat probably won’t make your drugs directly harmful, but it could make them less effective. Check out these things […]

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the cow said neigh!

the cow said neigh!

on November 8, 2018, 7:30 AM / in People

By Rory Feek  |  living an extaorodinary, ordinary life I end most evenings reading a book (usually 3 or 4) to Indy in a rocking chair beside her bed. She has lots of favorite books: The Gruffalo, The Napping House and Little Ree just to name a few. I love those books too, but I also love The Giving Tree and […]

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Quote For Today November 6th

on November 6, 2018, 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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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure one’s freedom. Friedrich August von Hayek, economist, philosopher Friedrich August von Hayek was born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek and frequently referred to as F. A. Hayek, […]

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Travel blogger who warned against dangerous selfies dies ‘taking cliff edge photo’

Travel blogger who warned against dangerous selfies dies ‘taking cliff edge photo’

on November 1, 2018, 7:25 AM / in National News, People

By  Tom Barnes  |  The Independent A travel blogger who fell to her death alongside her husband while apparently taking selfies on a cliff edge had previously warned tourists against attempting to capture dangerous photographs. Rangers at Yosemite National Park in California found the bodies of Vishnu Viswanath and Meenakshi Moorthy around 800 feet below Taft Point, where visitors can gaze over an unguarded cliff face. Viswanath’s […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on October 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. — I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the […]

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Quote for Today, October 29th

on October 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it, have never known it again.”   Ronald Reagan, 40th President

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Quote for Today

on October 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself. William Penn, (“No Cross No Crown,” 1669)

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Quote for Today October 23rd

Quote for Today October 23rd

on October 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called “the Great […]

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Our Feature for Today

Our Feature for Today

on October 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Freida Pinto (born 18 October 1984) is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in American and British films. Born and raised in Mumbai, she decided to become an actress at a young age. She was educated at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, where she took part in amateur plays. After graduation, she briefly worked as a model and then as […]

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Quote for Today

on October 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest. J. G. Holland Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped to found and edit Scribner’s Monthly (afterwards the Century Magazine), in which appeared his novels, Arthur Bonnicastle, […]

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FIVE SIMPLE RULES

FIVE SIMPLE RULES

on October 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Remember the five simple rules to be happy: 1. Free your heart from hatred. 2. Free your mind from worries. 3. Live simply. 4. Give more. 5. Expect less.

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Brewing innovator Bill Coors dies at 102

Brewing innovator Bill Coors dies at 102

on October 15, 2018, 7:54 AM / in People

Here’s to Coors Bill Coors, former chairman of the Adolph Coors Company, has died at the age of 102. Coors was a pioneer of the U.S. brewing industry. He started working for his grandfather Adolph Coors’ brewing company in 1939 and took over as the company’s chairman 20 years later. Coors created and developed the aluminum can, a key innovation. […]

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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is expecting a baby

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is expecting a baby

on October 15, 2018, 5:59 AM / in International News, People

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are expecting a baby, the royal household announced on Monday. “Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019,” Kensington Palace said in a statement. Earlier, the couple arrived […]

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