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Meet Saniya

on March 25, 2017, 8:25 AM / in People

When Saniya was 8 months old, her mom, Samantha, noticed that every once in a while, her left eye seemed to glow. Tests soon revealed that Saniya suffered from eye cancer. Saniya was found to have retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, doctors determined that Saniya’s left eye needed to be removed to stop […]

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Louis L’Amour

Louis L’Amour

on March 22, 2017, 8:32 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 22, 2017. One anomaly of our current politics is that the occupant of the Oval Office does not read books. This aversion came to light last summer as Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, and it came from the candidate himself. He has no time to read, Trump told Marc Fisher of The […]

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Gong Show host Chuck Barris dies at 87

Gong Show host Chuck Barris dies at 87

on March 22, 2017, 8:19 AM / in People

Game-show creator Chuck Barris died Tuesday at his home in Palisades, New York. He was 87. Barris cranked out a string of iconic shows starting in 1966 with The Dating Game, hosted by Jim Lange. In that show, young people questioned three members of the opposite sex who were hidden from view to determine who would be the best date. […]

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Quote for Today

on March 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Seven years ago and 9 more to go…. “The problem is that we now have de facto amnesty; whatever the on-paper law is, Washington isn’t deporting even a tiny percentage of the millions of illegals already here – or anything significant in terms of the numbers of new illegals arriving yearly. Aside from the illegals knowing that the likelihood of […]

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Quote for Today

on March 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I am convinced that those who will take action have been doing so and the rest – well, the rest will do as they have been doing, pushing their heads further down to ensure they DO NOT SEE OR HEAR what is happening in front of them. Sort of like those folks who are always sick and tell you about […]

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Rock legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Rock legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

on March 19, 2017, 8:50 AM / in People

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry died Saturday at his home in Missouri after lifesaving measures were unsuccessful, local police reported. He was 90 years old. Dubbed “the Shakespeare of rock ‘n’ roll” by Bob Dylan and the “alpha and omega of rock and roll” by former Rolling Stone editor Joe Levy, Berry ranks as perhaps the genre’s most influential […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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Kimberly Henderson, a new life….

on March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

  Special thank you to Bobbie for sending this to us…. a great story about life…. From Her Facebook Page  Two years ago today [March 15] I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays, and anniversaries. Well this date is forever burned in my brain. It’s a day […]

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Quote for Today March 14th

Quote for Today March 14th

on March 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin One of my students suggested this meant: There is a large difference between working on something with no purpose or dedication to achieving a goal, and actually acting on what you want to do and working with it until it comes to fruition. […]

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Quote for Today March 10th

on March 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“A limited democracy might indeed be the best protector of individual liberty and be better than any other form of limited government, but an unlimited democracy is probably worse than any other form of unlimited government, because its government loses the power even to do what it thinks right if any group on which its majority depends thinks otherwise. If […]

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Gracie McDowell to attend Union

Gracie McDowell to attend Union

on March 9, 2017, 7:54 AM / in People, State News

By MIKE CHRISTEN  /  Columbia Daily Herald For years, Gracie McDowell has dreamed of going to college. The 18-year-old Columbia Central High School student has spent hours thinking about what it would be like to live with other young people, all taking their first steps into adulthood. That dream seemed practically impossible for the senior, who lives with Russell-Silver syndrome, […]

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Former State Sen. Douglas Henry, A Giant In Tennessee Politics, Dies At 9

Former State Sen. Douglas Henry, A Giant In Tennessee Politics, Dies At 9

on March 8, 2017, 7:25 AM / in People

Henry, who served for 44 years, is remembered for his gentlemanliness, his principles, his love of history and his fiscal prudence. By J.R. Lind (Patch Staff)   /   Patch.com NASHVILLE, TN — Former State Sen. Douglas Henry, who in 44 years in the legislature left his imprint on everything from the state’s finances to conservation to history to its […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on March 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The springs of my faith and all my graces; the springs of my life and all my pleasures; the springs of my activity and all its right doings; the springs of my hope, and all its heavenly anticipations, all lie in thee, my Lord.” Charles Spurgeon Charles Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of […]

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ain’t my baby grand

ain’t my baby grand

on March 6, 2017, 6:26 AM / in People

Rory keeps reminding us of the things in life that REALLY matter. Jackie By Rory  /  This Life I Live Three years old. I can hardly believe it, but Indiana is already 3 years old. What do you get a child for their birthday who has everything?  Everything that is… except a mama. I got her a piano. Some stories […]

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My testimony this morning – Jackie

on March 4, 2017, 8:58 AM / in People, Religion

This is a message I hadn’t planned or even thought I would be writing. It is really a testimony to how the Spiritual War is fought and it is my testimony of how it involved me BIG TIME this week. When I went to bed last night I really didn’t think I would be alive this morning – I honestly […]

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High Level Banker Plunges Out the Window: “No Specific Reason Why… He Was Depressed”

High Level Banker Plunges Out the Window: “No Specific Reason Why… He Was Depressed”

on March 3, 2017, 7:14 AM / in People

This is the second jumper in the last two weeks that we have read about recently in New York… it makes us wonder just a bit At this time, we can only speculate what was weighing upon banker Kevin Bell before he jumped. Short of a note, or any direct evidence, the powers that be have determined he was simply […]

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God and Dog

on March 3, 2017, 6:40 AM / in Opinion, People

Dale Morton posted this on facebook this August 30th 2010 and when I viewed it I had Meadows, one of our cats, curled up in my lap and Oliver, our tri-color Bassett in his recliner waiting for their walk. Oliver passed in 2012 of cancer and Meadows in 2015. Today we have Edward, Bugsy, Sam, Cat 8, and the newest […]

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Quote For Today, March 1st

Quote For Today, March 1st

on March 1, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Staat heisst das kälteste aller kalten Ungeheuer. Kalt lügt es auch; und diese Lüge kriecht aus seinem Munde: „Ich, der Staat, bin das Volk.“ Lüge ist’s! Schaffende waren es, die schufen die Völker und hängten einen Glauben und eine Liebe über sie hin: also dienten sie dem Leben. Vernichter sind es, die stellen Fallen auf für Viele und heissen sie […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on February 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“[H]e whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” Thomas Paine 1776 Thomas Paine (January 29, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the […]

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Bill Paxton, film and TV star, dies at 61

Bill Paxton, film and TV star, dies at 61

on February 27, 2017, 7:29 AM / in People

Actor Bill Paxton, known for roles in such films as Aliens, Titanic, and Twister, has died from surgery complications, his family said in a statement Sunday. He was 61. Paxton began his four-decade film career working in art departments before jumping into acting and, later, filmmaking. “Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his […]

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