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Theodore (Ted) Lewin

on September 7, 2013, 6:18 AM / in People

Statement of Mr. Theodore Lewin during war crime trials 1946 My name is Theodore Lewin. I live at 145 General Solano, Manila. PRELIMINARY: I was captured in Bataan between 6 and 8 April, 1942. From there I went to Bilibid Prison on 28 May 1942 and stayed until June 1, 1942. At that time I went to Cabanatuan where I […]

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Butterfly

Butterfly

on August 26, 2013, 7:44 AM / in People

I am a regular viewer of RFD-TV as I love the rural and Country Music programs.  Good CLEAN FAMILY viewing. Sunday evenings is Larry’s Country Diner followed by HeeHaw. On Larry’s Country Diner the guest was Tracy Lawrence.  He sang a song he wrote for the survivors of the Joplin Mo Tornado’s.  It will bring tears to your eyes for […]

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My less-than-optimal day.

My less-than-optimal day.

on August 17, 2013, 2:01 PM / in News, People

From our friends at Sipsey Street Irregulars “Oy vey.” by Phillip Sherwood-Berndt. Oy vey.  Where to start about yesterday?  Perhaps at the beginning, I guess. Got to the out-patient testing facility (which is an annex to Trinity Medical Center) before 0800.  Filled out the paperwork, drank the disgusting contrast and waited.  And waited.  Finally about 0945 they took me back […]

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Thomas Michael McDowell (1952 – 2013)

on August 16, 2013, 9:10 AM / in People

Thomas Michael McDowell https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=328275068956&set=pb.324208743956.-2207520000.1376662060.&type=3&theater Thomas Michael McDowell, age 61, beloved son of Nancy Wilson McDowell and the late Charles A. McDowell, died unexpectedly on Friday, August 9, 2013. Mike was born in Jackson, Tennessee on April 18, 1952. He was a graduate of Jackson High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public […]

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Donald Casey

on August 9, 2013, 2:05 PM / in People

Donald Casey Donald Ray Casey, 77, of Corinth, died Friday, July 5, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Monday at Central Baptist Church. All other arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Magnolia Funeral Home. Editor’s Note: I can think of nothing better than an obituary written by a friend.  J.r. Maness On a […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on June 11, 2013, 6:05 AM / in People

“Atticus, you must be wrong….” “How’s that?” “Well, most folks seem to think they’re right and you’re wrong….” (11.54-56) To Kill a Mockingbird If there’s one thing that we learned from jeggings, Uggs, and chain wallets, it’s that the majority isn’t always right. But Atticus doesn’t need anyone to teach him that lessons. He already knows that individual conscience is […]

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‘All In The Family’ star Jean Stapleton dies at age 90

‘All In The Family’ star Jean Stapleton dies at age 90

on June 2, 2013, 6:10 AM / in People

Jean Stapleton, the long-suffering Edith Bunker on  the landmark television series of the 1970s, “All in the Family,” has died at 90  of natural causes. Stapleton, born Jeanne Murray, worked on stage and in film, but was by  far best known for her signature wail of “Aaaaaaaaarchie!” on Norman Lear’s iconic  show about the working class family of Archie Bunker, played […]

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Have a Blessed Memorial Day

Have a Blessed Memorial Day

on May 27, 2013, 6:14 AM / in People

It is my hope and prayer that everyone have a safe and happy Memorial Day. As you gather with friends and family this weekend, remember those who have gave so much of themselves in defense of this country. We tend to forget the struggles that America’s founders went through, risking everything to chart a new course for the fledgling country. […]

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God and Dog

God and Dog

on May 12, 2013, 9:48 AM / in People, Religion

Dale Morton posted this on facebook on August 8th, 2010 and I viewed it and smiled. I remembered that Meadows (the cat) was curled up in my lap and Oliver in his recliner, both waiting for their walk. As I remember Dale, I remember this.

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Josef Peruschitz

Josef Peruschitz

on May 12, 2013, 8:48 AM / in People

Did I ever tell you of my family – We originated in Bavaria and our family spread into the areas near the French and German Border. Here is one story………. Josef Peruschitz Courtesy of Coll. Olivier Mendez, Association Francaise du TitanicArchiv Jens Ostrowski (AJO) / Courtesy Scheyern monastery Father Josef Peruschitz OSB, 41, was born Benedikt Peruschitz on 21 March […]

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Sky Blue and Black

on April 25, 2013, 9:22 PM / in People

[peckplayer id=”1″ sound=”http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Browne-Jackson-Best-of-Jackson-Browne-The-12-Sky-Blue-and-Black.mp3″] While I might not agree with his political positions with every subject I applaud the individual talent that it takes to write and perform before an audience of your peers. Clyde Jackson Brown has written some beautiful songs and lyrics that we might have heard over the last 50 years. Coming to prominence in the 1970s, Browne has written […]

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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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