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Ribs & Loin fundraiser for Denis Bisangwa

Ribs & Loin fundraiser for Denis Bisangwa

on March 20, 2013, 9:07 AM / in Local News, News, People, Religion

Meet DENIS BISANGWA In 1990, Denis was born in a Refugee Camp in Uganda after his family fled Rwanda to escape violence and genocide.  Denis’ Father fought against the horrific genocide in Rwanda and lost his life when Denis was just 2 years old.  When Denis was 10 years old, he lost his Mother to illness.  Orphaned at 10 years […]

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My Promise To My Daughter

on March 19, 2013, 6:24 AM / in People, Religion

Posted  by Joe Wurzelbacher Original Post I do not know what my Daughter will grow up to be, but I do know that I will raise her to be  a God Fearing/Loving Christian woman. I will raise her in The Word. I have taken on the responsibility of raising a daughter and she will see and feel that she is […]

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Mrs. Robert Meadows

on March 11, 2013, 8:49 PM / in People

Mrs. Robert Meadows (Ruth Anne) died Friday March 8th at Jackson Madison County General Hospital at the age of 65 years. Ruth Anne was born July 30, 1948 to Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Pierce in Hornsby, Tennessee. Ruth Anne attended the Hardman School System and graduated from Lambuth Univerisity with a degree in education and taught school at Bolivar Elementary where she retired in […]

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Harvey Howard

on March 8, 2013, 9:06 AM / in People

From E. Hall: 9:00 PM March 7, 2013 We have just returned from seeing Harvey at the hospital.  He is very frail-skin and bones.  His voice is weak; speaks 2-3 words at a time.  The rest of the time he dozes.  The IV has been discontinued.  He only eats a few bites of his meals if you pester him.  He […]

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Van T. Barfoot

Van T. Barfoot

on March 6, 2013, 3:52 PM / in History, People

I just recieved an email…. that moved around the country last year at this time….. celebrating the life of man, a soldier, a husband and a father. This is his story: Van Thomas Barfoot (born Van Thurman Barfoot; June 15, 1919 – March 2, 2012) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military’s highest […]

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Nicaragua Christian School Library Books

on February 25, 2013, 5:21 PM / in Local News, News, People

A group of Christians from Jackson Christian School will be traveling to Leon, Nicaragua March 7-14. We will be working with the children at Nicaragua Christian School (NCS) as well as several area churches. The library at NCS is badly in need of books. At present their library has fewer than 1 book per student. Books-a-Million has partnered with us […]

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Do Something Good and Host a Party

on January 19, 2013, 11:12 AM / in Local News, National News, News, People, Religion

No matter where you are on Game Day, you can show St. Jude patients Brooklynn and Marion support by being a part of their Game Day. Give Back. party. It’s a party for everyone!      Donate Now

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In Remembrance of Sandra J. Miller

on January 16, 2013, 9:49 AM / in People

Folks, Today, January 16, marks one year since Sandra J. Miller of the Phoenix area left her earthly body.  Many of you read her works and some of you even had the opportunity to work side by side with her in Arizona as she fought long and hard to preserve what *freedoms* we have left. Sandy and I became friends […]

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Today and Tomorrow

on January 1, 2013, 9:44 AM / in Opinion, People

Today is the last page in my 73rd Chapter of Life. Tomorrow at 9:32 am I begin the 74th Chapter of my life. I plan to spend today watching the RFD-TV channel presentation of the Rose Parade – one thing I have enjoyed since I was a young child. I rarely ask for prayer for myself but there have been […]

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Marie Keller

on December 31, 2012, 10:07 AM / in People

A couple of months ago a dear friend of mine became very ill and died. She and I talked on a regular basis. I found in her a very loving and kind soul and I will miss her. She was not from Jackson. She had not lived here all that long which in southern thought is at least 4 decades […]

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Sue Barton Williams

Sue Barton Williams

on December 12, 2012, 3:56 PM / in Local News, People

You will find this article in the Jackson Sun but what you will not find is the heart and soul behind Sue Barton Williams there. Many a time I was invited to her home on Campbell and met by one of the most gracious of lady’s this town has ever known…. I am sure she walks with God. Sue Barton Williams Mrs. […]

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Alfred Martin Creswell

on April 30, 2011, 9:23 AM / in People

Alfred was one of the great gentlemen of this world and certainly a star that I guided my life by. I had not seen Alfred for a few years now. We used to see each other on a fairly regular basis as he and I would visit Sally’s aunt, Sue Ferguson. You see Alfred had everything going against him. During […]

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David Williams

David Williams

on July 25, 2008, 7:40 AM / in People

  O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee; my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary…. My soul followeth hard after thee. Thy right hand upholdeth me. But […]

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Sarah Anne Davis

Sarah Anne Davis

on July 4, 2007, 9:04 AM / in Local News, News, People

In February of this year, we finally convinced my mother in law, Sarah Anne Davis, to see a doctor about the reoccurring cough and congestion she had. In December, she had been diagnosed with a light case of pneumonia and prescribed antibiotics. By earlier March, the Doctor prescribed a bronchoscope procedure and it did not look good. She was diagnosed […]

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Doug Thompson

on February 7, 2006, 10:32 AM / in People

I had met Doug Thompson in Dallas, Texas several years ago, more years than I would really like to admit, and like a great many of us at this Dallas meeting had become disenchanted with the past and present two party system. He and I were both carrying our cameras around… his much better than mine… which is why I […]

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A little bit about me

A little bit about me

on August 7, 2005, 4:49 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion, People

I received a posting yesterday that I have yet had a chance to respond to. None the less I thought I would share it with you since it was based on a rant I had over a month ago… on  both this website and the Madison County Grapevine (A little used posting site that I happen to have inherited.) The […]

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Dr. Allen Truex

on August 5, 2005, 8:22 AM / in People

Something that I did not have the chance to do this week was to go to the life celebration of one of the dearest men I had known in my own short life. Dr. Allen Truex passed away last Friday, August 12. To some this has little meaning. For those of us whom have lived in Jackson for these many […]

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