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Passing of Jerry Hobbs

Passing of Jerry Hobbs

on December 29, 2014, 8:31 AM / in People

It is with great sadness that must let everyone know that Jerry Hobbs the  President of Public Lands for the People has passed away today in San Bernardino Ca. The small scale mining community has lost a relentless advocate for small scale mining and public land rights! I know from personal experience that Jerry spent every waking hour of the last 14 […]

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Heart-Melting Moment As Gift-Wrapped Soldier Surprises His Family With Return From Afghanistan

on December 27, 2014, 8:55 AM / in People, State News

A soldier who recently returned home from Afghanistan has given his family a heartwarming holiday surprise by jumping out of a gift-wrapped box. Patrick Conwell, 31, enlisted the help of his brother Matthew, who told their mother, father and sister that he and his expectant wife would be hosting a party to reveal the gender of their baby – and […]

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From my Sister, we have some holiday tips to observe.

From my Sister, we have some holiday tips to observe.

on December 15, 2014, 7:06 AM / in Announcements, Food, People

  Holiday Eating Tips  1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on a holiday buffet table knows nothing of the Christmas spirit. In fact, if you see carrots, leave immediately. Go next door, where they’re serving rum balls. 2. Drink as much eggnog as you can. And quickly. Like fine single-malt scotch, it’s rare. In fact, it’s even rarer […]

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Famous Birthdays Today

Famous Birthdays Today

on December 12, 2014, 6:00 AM / in People

FRANK SINATRA (1915-1998) Swing-era singing icon who won 11 Grammy Awards, including the Legend Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award for his timeless hits. BOB BARKER 90 The famous host of Truth or Consequences and The Price Is Right. DIONNE WARWICK 73 Singer who was in a partnership with Burt Bacharach and who was also a Psychic Friends spokesperson. JENNIFER […]

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Comments from Benjamin Watson

Comments from Benjamin Watson

on November 26, 2014, 7:35 AM / in People

By Benjamin Watson From his FB page archived here….. At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. Here are my thoughts: I’M ANGRY because the stories of injustice that have been passed down […]

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Linda Hunnicutt left this building on May 30, 2014

Linda Hunnicutt left this building on May 30, 2014

on November 26, 2014, 7:21 AM / in National News, News, People

This is a SAD email I am sending out  – one I knew in my heart about a week ago but was just able to document it this morning. Linda Hunnicutt left this building on May 30, 2014.   I got this news from a Sheriff’s Deputy in North Carolina following a requested welfare check I had requested for her.  […]

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Life is beautiful…. always

on November 17, 2014, 5:30 AM / in International News, News, People

Special Thanks to Marcel Schreur for sending his message…  keep the good fight for life….

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The story of our little Beagle, JoJo.

The story of our little Beagle, JoJo.

on November 10, 2014, 5:36 AM / in People

There probably would be no JoJo story from us if not for his little predecessor, A little mixed breed, mostly Chihuahua, named Friskey. Friskey came to us in 1988 from and Ex Aunt by marriage, she felt like she could no longer properly care for him and was looking for a new home for him. Friskey was not exactly what […]

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Willie Lee “Cannonball” Hunt

Willie Lee “Cannonball” Hunt

on November 7, 2014, 8:07 AM / in Local News, News, People

Jackson, TN – Funeral services for Willie Lee “Cannonball” Hunt, age 62, will be Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12 p.m., at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Mr. Hunt died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at his residence. Visitation will begin Friday morning from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., at Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. […]

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Famous Actor Matthew McConaughey Takes a Bold Stand for Biblical Marriage – Awesome!

Famous Actor Matthew McConaughey Takes a Bold Stand for Biblical Marriage – Awesome!

on November 3, 2014, 10:15 AM / in National News, News, People

From the Political Insider Famous actor Matthew McConaughey is well-known for his Southern charm and incredible acting skills in True Detective and Dallas Buyers Club. He’s been married to his lovely wife Camila Alves since 2012, and they have 3 children together – Levi, Vida, and Livingston. (And he’s also a serious Washington Redskins fan.) From his recent interview in […]

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Danny Peterson was killed by accident

on October 25, 2014, 9:50 AM / in People

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a one-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian early this morning. The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. in the 400 block of North Royal Street. Jonathon Evans of Finger was driving a 2001 Ford pickup south on Royal when a pedestrian crossed into his lane of travel. This was confirmed by an […]

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Halloween treats

Halloween treats

on October 25, 2014, 6:31 AM / in People

Drew was just 2 years old when he was found to have acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “My first thought was, it’s got to be a mistake,” remembered his mom. “That happens to people on TV, on the news. Not to my kid.” The family’s pediatrician advised Drew’s parents to rush him to the local children’s hospital. Drew had been admitted for […]

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Joanne Borgella dies at 32 of endometrial cancer

Joanne Borgella dies at 32 of endometrial cancer

on October 24, 2014, 7:07 AM / in News, People

Singer/songwriter Joanne Borgella, who competed on the seventh season of American Idol and made it to the Top 12 of that season’s female finalists, died Saturday after a yearlong battle with endometrial cancer. She was 32. Her run on American Idol wasn’t the first brush with reality TV fame for the Long Island, NY native. Borgella competed on and won […]

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Famous Birthdays for October 23 2014

Famous Birthdays for October 23 2014

on October 23, 2014, 6:57 AM / in People

Pele turns 74 Ryan Reynolds turns 38 Martin Luther King III turns 57 Amandla Stenberg turns 16 Weird Al Yankovic turns 55 Johnny Carson (1925 – 2005) Stan Walker turns 24 Ang Lee turns 60 Cat Deeley turns 38 Briana Evigan turns 28 Gordon Korman turns 51 Miguel Jontel Pimentel turns 29 Jessica Stroup turns 28 Robert Trujillo turns 50 […]

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Elizabeth Pena, Co-Star of ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and ‘La Bamba,’ Dies at 55

Elizabeth Pena, Co-Star of ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and ‘La Bamba,’ Dies at 55

on October 15, 2014, 8:57 PM / in People

  By Shelli Weinstein © Provided by Variety Actress Elizabeth Pena, who co-starred in “Jacob’s Ladder” and “La Bamba,” died Oct. 14 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to her nephew, Latino Review writer Mario-Francisco Robles. She was 55. She died of natural causes after a brief illness. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., and raised by Cuban immigrant parents, […]

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CLIFTON HENRY WOOTEN

on October 15, 2014, 4:19 PM / in People

VINA, AL. – Clifton Henry Wooten, 87, died Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at his residence. He was a coach and principal for thirty years was an inductee of the Franklin County Sports Hall of Fame. He was a member of Pilot Hill Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served as principal in Humboldt, Tennessee. Graveside services […]

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Quote for Today October 8th 2014

Quote for Today October 8th 2014

on October 8, 2014, 5:57 AM / in People

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― André Gide, Autumn Leaves André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947 “for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems […]

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10 George Orwell Quotes that Predicted Life in 2014 America

10 George Orwell Quotes that Predicted Life in 2014 America

on August 27, 2014, 6:25 AM / in People

  By Justin King / The Anti-Media George Orwell ranks among the most profound social critics of the modern era. Some of his quotations, more than a half a century old, show the depth of understanding an enlightened mind can have about the future. 1)  “In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues […]

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Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

on August 25, 2014, 6:14 AM / in People

LONDON (AP) — Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90. The actor’s son, Michael Attenborough told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough “one of […]

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Ex-Irish premier Reynolds, peace negotiator, dies aged 81

Ex-Irish premier Reynolds, peace negotiator, dies aged 81

on August 21, 2014, 8:46 AM / in People

By Conor Barrins Dublin (AFP) – Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, a central figure in the Northern Ireland peace process who helped broker the 1994 IRA ceasefire, has died aged 81, current premier Enda Kenny said Thursday. Reynolds served twice as taoiseach, or prime minister, once in 1992 and then again in 1993-94. He had recently been suffering from […]

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