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Happy Birthday January 6th

Happy Birthday January 6th

on January 6, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

ROWAN ATKINSON 59 Comedian, actor, and screenwriter who was listed as one of the fifty funniest actors in British comedy by The Observer. NORMAN REEDUS 45 Actor and director who became known worldwide for his performance in The Boondock Saints, and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. EDDIE REDMAYNE 32 He gave a legendary performance in the film ‘My […]

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Bobby Carter, former state senator, died Monday, January 5th 2015

Bobby Carter, former state senator, died Monday, January 5th 2015

on January 5, 2015, 9:13 PM / in Local News, People

By Tyler Whetstone  /  Jackson Sun   Bobby Carter, former District 27 state senator, died early today. Carter, a Republican, defeated Democratic incumbent Joe Nip McKnight in 1994 and won reelection in 1998. At the time, District 27 covered Madison, Carroll and Gibson counties. He served eight years in Nashville and worked on various committees, including the Senate’s Commerce, Labor […]

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Happy Birthday, January 4th

Happy Birthday, January 4th

on January 4, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

January 4 Birthday Horoscope As a Capricorn born on January 4th, you  are defined by a charming, hardworking … COCO JONES 16 She rose to fame for her role as Roxie on the Disney Channel movie Let it Shine. MATT COLLINS (32) Online Fundraiser, Netroots Lisason, Social Media · Bowling Green, Kentucky LOUIS BRAILLE (1809-1852) Inventor of a system of writing […]

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‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Actress Donna Douglas Dies at 81 (Report)

‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Actress Donna Douglas Dies at 81 (Report)

on January 3, 2015, 7:14 AM / in People

By Mike Barnes Donna Douglas, best known for her role as the tomboy, critter-loving Elly May Clampett on the 1960s fish-out-of-water CBS sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, died on New Year’s Day, according to WAFB Channel 9 in Louisiana, which cited family members. She was 81. Douglas also co-starred opposite Elvis Presley in the 1966 film Frankie and Johnny (she was Frankie, like […]

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Happy Birthday, January 3rd

Happy Birthday, January 3rd

on January 3, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

ELI MANNING 34 NFL quarterback with multiple Super Bowl victories who won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award in 2003. MEL GIBSON 59 Star of Braveheart and Lethal Weapon who won an Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema Award in 2008. J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) English author, poet, and professor who created The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. MICHAEL […]

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Happy Birthday January 2nd

Happy Birthday January 2nd

on January 2, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

TIA CARRERE 47 Movie actress who became famous for her role in Wayne’s World CUBA GOODING JR. 46 He won an Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Jerry Maguire. TAYE DIGGS 43 Handsome African American movie star who appeared in Rent and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. GIPPY GREWAL 32 Punjabi singer and actor […]

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OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES

on December 31, 2014, 8:47 AM / in Announcements, People

To Ruth Roberts and family. Warren Roberts passed away December 30th around 12:30 A. M. Visitation will be at Smith’s North Thursday from 4 until 7 pm. The funeral will be Friday at 1 pm.

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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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