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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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Judge Wapner of ‘People’s Court’ fame dead at 97

Judge Wapner of ‘People’s Court’ fame dead at 97

on February 27, 2017, 6:57 AM / in People

Story by the AP LOS ANGELES –  Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Sunday at age 97. Son David Wapner told The Associated Press that his father died at home in his sleep. Joseph Wapner was hospitalized a week ago with […]

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Quote for Today February 27th

Quote for Today February 27th

on February 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“But when they bring YOU in before public assemblies and government officials and authorities, do not become anxious about how or what YOU will speak in defense or what YOU will say; for the holy spirit will teach YOU in that very hour the things YOU ought to say.” Jesus, Luke 12: 11-12 Jesus, is also referred to as Jesus […]

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WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

on February 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue future President John F. Kennedy and his crew has died at age 97, his daughter said Sunday. William “Bud” Liebenow died Friday from pneumonia complications, said Susan T. Liebenow of Arlington, Virginia. Liebenow was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and was a new […]

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Quote for Today; February 25th

Quote for Today; February 25th

on February 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“No government has the right to decide on the truth of scientific principles, nor to prescribe in any way the character of the questions investigated. Neither may a government determine the aesthetic value of artistic creations, nor limit the forms of literacy or artistic expression. Nor should it pronounce on the validity of economic, historic, religious, or philosophical doctrines. Instead […]

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4 Young Girls Walk to the Front of the Class and they start singing!

on February 24, 2017, 7:53 AM / in People

Special thanks to Richard.

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Quote for Today; February 23rd

Quote for Today; February 23rd

on February 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving. Robert E. Lee Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American soldier best known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American […]

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Rev. Dr. Charles Lynn Parker

on February 22, 2017, 7:38 AM / in People

One of the great men of God. We will miss him. Please keep his wife Darrlynn and their family in your prayers. The Rev. Dr. Charles Lynn Parker, 76, of Camden, Tennessee, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Camden General Hospital. He was born on Feb. 2, 1941, in Franklin County, Kentucky, to Wiley Lynn and Bessie Thurmond Parker. He worked […]

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Quote For Today, February 22nd

Quote For Today, February 22nd

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

” We are either a nation of laws, or we are lawless.” Marsha Blackburn The House voted 236 to 191 to cancel legal protections for millions of illegal immigrants. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sponsored the measure to overturn President Obama’s executive mandate that seeks to give them legal status. She is an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, […]

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Melania opens President Trump’s campaign rally with Lord’s Prayer

on February 21, 2017, 7:19 AM / in People, Religion

First lady Melania Trump kicked off President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday by reciting the Lord’s prayer and telling the crowd she will “always stay true to myself, and be truthful to you.” “I didn’t know Melania would be reading the Lord’s prayer,” Trump said following the first lady’s remarks. The crowd at Orlando-Melbourne Airport greeted […]

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Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country

Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country

on February 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, State News

Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country Via The Bartlett Express Bartlett High’s cheerleaders were rated as some of the best in the nation in this weekend’s National Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Fla. They took second place in for Junior Varsity Game Day and eighth place for Junior Varsity Non Tumbling. Arlington High’s cheerleaders were also rated as some […]

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Quote for Today; February 21st

Quote for Today; February 21st

on February 21, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History, People

It is not democracy but unlimited government that is objectionable, and I do not see why the people should not learn to limit the scope of majority rule as well as that of any other form of government. At any rate, the advantages of democracy as a method of peaceful change and of political education seem to be so great […]

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