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Report from the Jackson Press

on April 5, 2013, 9:01 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

We eclipsed over 5700 reads two days ago and had slightly less than that yesterday. That is about 1000 more per day than last month and just about at the same rate as the Germantown newspaper has readers. I wish to thank you all for the support you have given and thank the hundreds of writers that contribute something almost […]

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Some Good Work at Jackson Madison County General Hospital

Some Good Work at Jackson Madison County General Hospital

on April 4, 2013, 5:04 PM / in Local News, News

  A patient’s husband recently told us: I want to thank Autumn Kelley and Brooke Dorris in the Employee Pharmacy.  Recently my wife was completely out of her medicines – the time had expired on the prescription.  She had to have these medicines that were necessary due to a liver transplant.  Not for the first time, Autumn and Brooke got […]

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“Kelsey’s Constitution” Newspaper AD

on April 4, 2013, 3:50 PM / in Local News, News, State News

The “Kelsey’s Constitution” newspaper ad project is complete and was very successful. I am honored to be associated with the 43 Patriots and the Tennessee Firearms Association who together donated $3,215.00 for this project. I donated $385.00 myself to cover the majority of the cost of the last two ads in the Germantown News. This project will show other legislators […]

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Scott Conger Revisited

on April 4, 2013, 4:59 AM / in Local News, News

My kids were “wild eyed Southern boys” from NW Georgia.  They would have called Scott Conger a “shit stirrer.”  I noticed this about him almost a couple of years ago, when he went to some public meeting at the USPS about six mail handler jobs that were being taken out of Jackson and moved to Memphis.  Why was he even there?   To […]

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MADISON COUNTY INTERNET SALES TAX OPPOSITION RESOLUTION

on April 3, 2013, 4:29 PM / in Local News, News

The attached resolution passed the Madison County Legislative Subcommittee today unanimously and will go to the full Madison County Commission for a vote on April 15th, 2013. A resolution, which shall be known and may be cited as the “Internet Sales Tax Opposition Resolution.” To prevent federal misuse of the commerce clause; oppose additional taxation on American citizens; nullifying all […]

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And the Left Swings for the Wall

on April 3, 2013, 4:19 PM / in Local News, News, State News

City officials in Hornbeak, TN took the second and final vote on a breed specific ordinance at last night’s council meeting. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, the term “vicious dog” and the regulations that accompany that designation, shall be applied to ALL bull terriers, Staffordshire terriers, American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, dobermans, rottweilers, German Shepherds, akitas and chows, as well as […]

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Direct from the NCAA

on April 3, 2013, 2:04 PM / in Local News, News

In response to an email we sent this weekend. http://wnws.point5digital.com:8080/p5d/servlet/contentpage?3,169,MarchMadnessContest We ask that you refrain from using NCAA properties in your advertising and promotions. Yes, we consider this an infringement of our intellectual property rights. Durenka Robie Coordinator, Championships and Alliances NCAA P.O. Box 6222 Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222 (w): 317-917-6825 (c): 317-966-6434 (f): 317-917-6807 drobie@ncaa.org

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ERROR… WNWS, What Is Not Theirs To Use

on April 3, 2013, 8:08 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: In yesterdays story, WNWS, What is Not Theirs To Use, we mentioned in the final line that we “also have a call into the NCAA for the use of a trademarked term “Final 4″ in their advertising…. note: “March Madness” is not a registered trademark of the NCAA.” This morning the following information was forwarded to us in regards to […]

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Medicaid Expansion Would “Save” Ohio Money by Increasing State, Federal Spending

Medicaid Expansion Would “Save” Ohio Money by Increasing State, Federal Spending

on April 3, 2013, 7:22 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Backers of Medicaid expansion treat federal funding as free money Editor’s Note: Last month the local Jackson City Council voted unanimously on March 5th on the motion of Councilmember Cisco, seconded by Councilmember Buchanan, a Resolution supporting Medicaid expansion in the Tennessee was approved 8-0-1 with Councilman Conger abstaining. May I remind you that Councilman Conger abstained not for a lack of understanding of the […]

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WNWS, What Is Not Theirs To Use

on April 2, 2013, 8:39 AM / in Local News, News

We all know things are tougher than we wish to admit. Usually these are the times where we are required to expand our appeal in order to obtain a new market share. Most of us in business also know that the easiest way to do that is to use something that someone else has already created. That way we can […]

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Spring Elections

Spring Elections

on April 2, 2013, 7:08 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Are you keeping up with your local elections? Many states have local and state elections on Tuesday, April 2 or in early May. In two years our own left leaning city council and Mayor come up for bid. Another instance, Wisconsin voters will go to the polls to elect open positions on the Court of Appeals, Circuit Court and the […]

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Republicans Fight Sen Alexander On His Push For National InternetSales Tax

on April 1, 2013, 4:36 AM / in Local News, News, State News

The Tennessee Republican Assembly has joined the growing list of Tea Parties and other conservative/liberty groups across Tennessee by signing on to the resolution opposing Senator Lamar Alexander’s push for a national Internet sales tax mandate. Tennessee Tea Party Groups Reject Lamar Alexander’s Push For National Internet Sales Tax Mandate Nashville, Tenn. – Conservative and Tea Party groups across the […]

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Tennessee Senate Bill 1359: The Tethering Bill

Tennessee Senate Bill 1359: The Tethering Bill

on March 30, 2013, 6:38 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Whoops, while the house bill was tabled for further study, itlooks like the TN Senate is about to vote on a tethering bill as well…. Encourage all to write your State Senator and voice your opinions on the merits or lack there of for such a law in TN… Please forward this informational update to concerned dog owners in Tennessee. […]

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REVISED AGENDA Jackson City Council April 2013

on March 29, 2013, 6:42 AM / in Local News, News

GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM Revised:  3/29/2013 6:37 AM I.          CALL TO ORDER II.         INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG  (COUNCILMEMBER SCOTT CONGER) III.        ROLL CALL IV.        APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MARCH 5, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. V.         INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. VI.        PROCLAMATIONS: VII.       FIRST READING:  None VIII.      SECOND READING:  None IX.        NEW BUSINESS:             […]

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Tennessee Asset Forfeiture Bill Seeks To Abolish Abusive Police Practice

Tennessee Asset Forfeiture Bill Seeks To Abolish Abusive Police Practice

on March 28, 2013, 8:44 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Could be important to animal owners in Tennessee if this passes. Radley.Balko@huffingtonpost.com Tennessee Asset Forfeiture Bill Seeks To Abolish Abusive Police Practice  Posted: 03/22/2013 2:34 pm EDT | Updated: 03/22/2013 3:35 pm EDT A Tennessee state legislator has introduced a bill to abolish civil asset forfeiture , the controversial legal power that allows police to confiscate and keep property without […]

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HB1260 Tethering bill

HB1260 Tethering bill

on March 28, 2013, 8:36 AM / in Local News, News, State News

http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=HB1260&ga=108 Has been deferred for summer study. No vote will be taken. We’re told that the sponsor didn’t have the votes to get it passed. : Thanks to everyone who contacted committee members and voiced their concerns. That leaves us with a very problematic forfeiture bill (TN HB0462 by Lamberth/SB0581 by Haile) that AKC issued an alert about last week. […]

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Governor Haslam makes his decision

Governor Haslam makes his decision

on March 28, 2013, 8:28 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Governer Halsam: A Tennessee Plan for Health Reform Earlier this year, I committed to providing some clarity around our Medicaid expansion decision prior to the end of March. And just a few minutes ago, I had the opportunity to address a joint session of the General Assembly to share where we are regarding this significant decision. I think we all […]

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The News Shorts

The News Shorts

on March 28, 2013, 7:55 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

1 Timothy 2:5-6 5 For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, 6 who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time, Cypriot banks reopen after 12 days Banks on the tax haven of Cyprus opened Thursday for the first time in 12 days amid the island’s continuing […]

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Gov. Bill Haslam to decide this week on Medicaid expansion

Gov. Bill Haslam to decide this week on Medicaid expansion

on March 27, 2013, 6:46 AM / in Local News, News, State News

    Original story NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said today he expects to reach a decision soon on whether to recommend Tennessee pursue an expansion of its Medicaid program, TennCare, under the federal affordable care act. “We should have a decision ready this week,” Haslam told reporters this afternoon. “That’s about as specific as I can get at this point.” […]

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News Briefs for Tennessee and Around the Nation

News Briefs for Tennessee and Around the Nation

on March 26, 2013, 6:47 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Couple accused of putting child in oven NASHVILLE — A Nashville couple were jailed after being accused of routinely putting their 5-year-old child in an oven to punish him, officials said.  Lavelldo Washington, 34, and Corneisha Wilkerson, 23, face charges of aggravated child abuse and neglect after an investigation, prompted by the hospital treatment of the couple’s 2-month-old child for […]

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