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A St. Jude superstar

A St. Jude superstar

on February 14, 2014, 6:53 AM / in People

Nine-year-old Kayla has a million-watt smile. When it spreads across her face, which is often, it shows the light inside her that not even childhood cancer can dim. One day in 2012 ended with Kayla crying in immense pain. Kayla’s blood showed abnormalities. That night, she was brought to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is where doctors send […]

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On the Ranch

On the Ranch

on January 25, 2014, 5:16 PM / in News, People

It has been an interesting week or so around here.  The beautiful Egyptian Geese have been in and out – not spending full days as they had before but that could be due to the lack of what they prefer to eat which is due to that pond being dry for so long…   and it being frozen over a few […]

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Book outline on Jack W. Case

Book outline on Jack W. Case

on January 20, 2014, 7:54 AM / in People

I have had a couple email exchanges with a couple folks asking me about my search for my Daddy and if I ever found anything out.  The answer is no, he left this earth without my finding him.  I am still hoping to find where and when he died.  I had started writing an outline about him, what I knew […]

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Another Moses Has Died

Another Moses Has Died

on January 18, 2014, 9:18 AM / in Opinion, People

This column is archived here. The liberty movement lost another one of its patriarchs last Saturday. My friend, Jack McLamb, passed away. Without a doubt, Jack was one of the staunchest allies that liberty and constitutional government ever had. He was doing it and saying it a long time before most of us were even thinking about it. Jack was […]

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Jack Mc Lamb has died

Jack Mc Lamb has died

on January 13, 2014, 7:04 AM / in National News, News, People

Just got this e-mail today stating that ex-police officer and author Jack McLamb has died. He wrote Vampire 2000 (book) and as you know, it will live long after him. Your condolences can be sent through for the family via Carol Asher, Jack’s wonderful assistant. Her e-mail address is casher@qroidaho.net The following is the announcement as I received it today: […]

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Phil Everly of Everly Brothers dies at 74, family says

Phil Everly of Everly Brothers dies at 74, family says

on January 4, 2014, 7:37 AM / in News, People

Phil Everly, half of one of the most popular and influential music duos of the 1950s and ’60s, the Everly Brothers, died Friday at age 74, family members said. Jason Everly confirmed to NBC News that his father had died. The Los Angeles Times quoted Everly’s wife, Patti, as saying Everly died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking. […]

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Man and his dog recreate iconic movie scenes

Man and his dog recreate iconic movie scenes

on January 3, 2014, 9:19 AM / in People

Naka did an impressive hand-stand to re-create this “Spiderman” smooch. Some people really love movies. Some people really love dogs. But Chris Naka? He’s bonkers for both. As evidence, consider what just might be the strangest (and funniest!) series of photos ever conceived. In the images, Naka recreates iconic scenes from “Titanic,” “The Graduate,” “Top Gun” and other films with […]

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Happy Birthday December 31st

Happy Birthday December 31st

on December 31, 2013, 8:18 AM / in People

GABBY DOUGLAS 18 Gymnast who became the first African American woman to win the gymnastics all-around gold medal and the team competitions at the 2012 Olympics. ALEX FERGUSON 72 Soccer manager who led Manchester United from 1986 to 2013, won the Eurpoean cup twice, and was knighted in 1999. ANTHONY HOPKINS 76 Welsh actor best known as creepy Hannibal Lecter. […]

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Deaths You Might Have Missed This Year

Deaths You Might Have Missed This Year

on December 30, 2013, 8:51 AM / in People

Patti Page, 85 An American pop singer and sometime actress (Elmer Gantry), Page was the most popular female vocalist of the 50s, selling more than 100 million records. She had what is considered the first cross-over hit with her pop version of the country song “The Tennessee Waltz,” which sold 10 million copies in 1950. Ada Louise Huxtable, 91 She […]

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Happ Birthday December 30th

Happ Birthday December 30th

on December 30, 2013, 7:47 AM / in People

Nancy Frick Stephenson 62 I don’t do Tea Parties and avoid Rush Limbaugh…..  a friend of the Editor LEBRON JAMES 29NBA superstar who won his first NBA Championship in 2012 with the Miami Heat; named 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year and won his first of many NBA MVP awards in 2009. ELLIE GOULDING 27 After winning the Critics’ Choice BRIT […]

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Happy Birthday December 29th

Happy Birthday December 29th

on December 29, 2013, 6:35 AM / in People

JUDE LAW 41 British actor in The Talented Mr. Ripley, A.I., and the Sherlock Holmes films. MARY TYLER MOORE 77 Actress who had a role on The Dick Van Dyke Show. JON VOIGHT 75 He appeared with his daughter Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider. TED DANSON 66 Played the role of bartender, Sam Malone on the television show, Cheers. ANDREW […]

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Happy Birthday December 26th

Happy Birthday December 26th

on December 26, 2013, 8:31 AM / in People

LARS ULRICH 50 Metallica drummer who was outspoken about music piracy in the early 2000s when Napster was still in business SAMANTHA BOSCARINO 19 Played the role of Alicia Rivera in the teen drama, The Clique, produced by Tyra Banks. CHRIS DAUGHTRY 34 Frontman of the rock band Daughtry who is also a former American Idol competitor. EDEN SHER 22 […]

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Happy Birthday December 25th

Happy Birthday December 25th

on December 25, 2013, 6:51 AM / in News, People

  [peckplayer id=”1″ sound=”http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/01-Christmas-Day.mp3″] SIR ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727) He became the most influential scientist of all time for formulating the three basic laws of motion and the law of universal gravitation. JIMMY BUFFETT 67 Singer-songwriter known for his songs about “island escapism,” including his hit “Margaritaville.” HUMPHREY BOGART (1899-1957) Classic actor who played Rick Blaine in Casablanca and Sam Spade […]

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Happy Birthday December 24th

Happy Birthday December 24th

on December 24, 2013, 7:22 AM / in People

RYAN SEACREST 39 He became known as the host of TV’s American Idol and KIIS-FM’s On Air with Ryan Seacrest. RICKY MARTIN 42 After launching his solo career in 1991, he gained widespread success for his debut album, Ricky Martin, and the hit song, “Livin’ La Vida Loca.” AVA GARDNER (1922-1990) Actress who appeared in the film adaptation of Hemingway’s […]

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Happy Birthday, December 23rd

Happy Birthday, December 23rd

on December 23, 2013, 7:36 AM / in People

[peckplayer id=”1″ sound=”http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/11-Like-Someone-in-Love-Chet-Baker.mp3|http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/06-Time-After-Time-Chet-Baker.mp3|http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/01-My-Funny-Valentine-Chet-Baker.mp3″] HOLLY MADISON 34 Model and television personality who became widely known after starring on the reality TV show, The Girls Next Door, as well as her own spin-off, Holly’s World on E! SUSAN LUCCI 67 A 1999 Emmy winner for the role of Erica Kane on All My Children. JIM HARBAUGH 50 Football coach and former quarterback […]

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Happy Birthday December 22nd

Happy Birthday December 22nd

on December 22, 2013, 7:28 AM / in People

JORDIN SPARKS 24 She became famous at age seventeen, when she won season 6 of American Idol and released her self-titled debut album, which went platinum. RALPH FIENNES 51 He portrayed the menacing role of Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter films. LADY BIRD JOHNSON (1912-2007) Lyndon Johnson’s First Lady, who was a lifelong advocate for the beautification of the […]

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Happy Birthday December 20th

Happy Birthday December 20th

on December 20, 2013, 8:59 AM / in History, People

DAVID WRIGHT 31 All Star MLB third baseman who represented the New York Mets in 5 straight All Star games from 2006 to 2010. PETER CRISS 68 Drummer for the glam rock group KISS and was nicknamed The Catman because of his performance makeup. DAVID COOK 31 Pop singer who won Fox TV’s American Idol competition in 2008. DICK WOLF […]

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Happy Birthday December 18th

Happy Birthday December 18th

on December 18, 2013, 7:43 AM / in People

BRAD PITT 50 Golden Globe-winning actor, producer, and icon who won 5 Best Actor awards for Moneyball in 2011. CHRISTINA AGUILERA 33 She gained recognition for her first hit, “Genie in a Bottle” which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became one of the top-selling songs in history. STEVEN SPIELBERG 67 Cross-genre director, and screenwriter known for producing […]

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A holiday video from the families of St. Jude

on December 17, 2013, 8:10 PM / in Announcements, People

For all you do to help the kids and families of St. Jude, we wanted to share a special holiday video with you — “Beautiful Baby,” sung by St Jude friend Darius Rucker, from Sandra Boynton’s Frog Trouble book and album. Our patients and families wish you the happiest of holidays.

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Happy Birthday, December 15th

Happy Birthday, December 15th

on December 15, 2013, 7:56 AM / in People

TIM CONWAY 80 Comedian known for starring on The Carol Burnett Show. DON JOHNSON 64 Actor best known for starring in the television series, Miami Vice and Nash Bridges. MICHELLE DOCKERY 32 Played the role of Lady Mary Crawley in the series, Downton Abbey and Princess Myagkaya in the 2012 award-winning film, Anna Karenina. DAVE CLARK 71Drummer in the British […]

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