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Tennesseans For Liberty

on February 9, 2013, 2:11 PM / in Local News, News

Last night somewhere between 100 to 130 men, women and children gathered at Gander Mountain to discuss up coming legislation in the state of Tennessee as well as upcoming Federal legislation that could effect every citizen in the country. Speaking to an overflowing crowd was Madison County Commissioner Adrian Eddleman, Tennessee Firearms Associations Representative, Richard Archie, and McNairy County Sheriff, Guy […]

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The Daily Dog Run

The Daily Dog Run

on February 8, 2013, 9:58 AM / in Local News, National News, News, Opinion, State News

Jackson’s City Mayor’s Dead Line Letter Items for the Tuesday, March 5, 2013, City Council Meeting must be submitted in writing by 12 noon on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.  Please note that documentation is required for any agenda item the council is to take action on.  The original should be sent to my office, and 22 copies should be submitted to […]

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The House on Main Street

The House on Main Street

on February 6, 2013, 4:17 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

Life after the tornado is very quiet. It was three weeks ago that several devastating tornados touched down here. Coming back here has been truly heartbreaking. The NPR station is off the air. The cable is out. The DSL doesn’t work. It’s so awfully quiet. My complaints are paltry compared to the suffering of many here. Yesterday I drove downtown, […]

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Tennesseans for Liberty Meeting

Tennesseans for Liberty Meeting

on February 4, 2013, 8:06 PM / in Local News, News

  Friday, February 8th, 2013, 7:00pm Central Time Gander Mountain 1523 Vann Drive Jackson, Tennessee 38305 We’ll be discussing the organization, upcoming state legislation, how the state can stand against the federal government, and how you can actually make a difference. Special guests to include Sheriff Guy Buck, Tennessee Firearms Association representative Richard Archie, County Commissioner Adrian Eddleman and others. […]

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No more decisions behind closed doors!  Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core.

No more decisions behind closed doors! Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core.

on February 2, 2013, 2:55 PM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

By Alyson Williams – In the spring of 2011 I received a receipt for the sale of my children.  It came in the form of a flyer that simply notified me that my state and thereby my children’s school would comply with the Common Core. No  other details of the transaction were included. The transaction was  complete, and I had […]

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National Weather Service Report

on February 1, 2013, 5:46 AM / in Local News, News

Issued by The National Weather Service Memphis, TN        4:30 am CST, Fri., Feb. 1, 2013 … ICY SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN ARKANSAS… THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL… AND WEST TENNESSEE THIS MORNING… A BAND OF MODERATE SNOW THAT MOVED ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE MID SOUTH LAST NIGHT RESULTED IN ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH IN SOME […]

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Jackson City Council Meeting February 5th 2013

on January 30, 2013, 10:55 AM / in Local News, News

9:00 A.M. GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM I.        CALL TO ORDER II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG   (COUNCILMEMBER ERNEST BROOKS) III.      ROLL CALL IV.      APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 8, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. V.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. VI.      PROCLAMATIONS. VII.     FIRST READING:  1.       Consideration of an ordinance to rezone property located at the […]

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February 11th MCRP Reorganization to be held at Grant Events Center

February 11th MCRP Reorganization to be held at Grant Events Center

on January 30, 2013, 10:46 AM / in Local News, News

Due to limited space at Perkins, the Madison County Republican Party have relocated the venue for the county party reorganization meeting. The Madison County Republican Party will hold its biannual reorganization on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Union University* Carl Grant Events Center, 1050 Union University Drive. Madison County Republicans will convene on February 11th at […]

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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to Headline 2013 Reagan Day Dinner

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to Headline 2013 Reagan Day Dinner

on January 30, 2013, 10:39 AM / in Local News, News

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2013 Madison County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner. When: Saturday, April 20, 2013* 6:00 PM Where: The STAR Center, 1119 Old Humboldt Rd., Jackson, TN Table sponsorships for the 2013 Reagan Day Dinner are on sale now. As in years past, there are two tiers of table sponsorships. […]

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Training Day Tennessee

on January 28, 2013, 2:56 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Via Adrian Eddleman *The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment headquartered at Fort Campbell Kentucky will be doing a training operation utilizing helicopters on Monday evening January 28th and Tuesday evening January 29th at the Nashville Expo Center/Tennessee State Fairgrounds around the Brown’s Creek flood plain area. * *We wanted to notify you in order to avoid any concerns that an […]

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Top Stories for Today January 24, 2013

Top Stories for Today January 24, 2013

on January 24, 2013, 9:42 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

  GEICO Insurance Cultural Marxist Hypocrisy – Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled Because He Is In Firearm Business…. Because he makes gun parts for a living this policy holder received a letter from GEICO cancelling his auto insurance. The letter says his auto insurance is being cancelled because he owns a company that manufactures parts for firearms West Point Terrorism […]

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Were We Told the Truth?

Were We Told the Truth?

on January 23, 2013, 9:59 PM / in Local News, News

(Editor’s Note: While many of our volunteer staff have access to Mr. Fain’s sites, this Editor has been block from viewing any of his work. The staff’s work on this piece is unedited. Please note that it is normally the not the wishes of the Editor to dabble in the business dealings of companies doing business with each other. This Editor feels that […]

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Discussing TN State Rep. Joe Carr’s Anti-Gun Control Bill

on January 23, 2013, 5:20 PM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Recently you may have heard that TN Rep. Joe Carr introduced HB0042 in the coming session of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly. An unexpected result in filing HB0042 was that it also caught the attention of the liberal national media. I was contacted last Thursday by MSNBC and the producers of Al Sharptons, PoliticsNation talk show. They invited him to do a […]

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Frank Talk January 23rd 2013

Frank Talk January 23rd 2013

on January 23, 2013, 9:55 AM / in Local News, News

The Market… The VIX continues to explore multiyear lows. S&P momentum is beginning to hit September 2012 levels. The last red candle I saw with an actual body was almost three weeks ago… The kettle’s whistling on the stove. Market’s boiling. Still waiting on that short break… I don’t want to belabor the point — but patience is key at […]

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News from Around the Post January 23rd 2013

News from Around the Post January 23rd 2013

on January 23, 2013, 8:20 AM / in Local News, News, State News

 U.S. tax code longer than the Bible, without good news Your Politicans at work WASHINGTON — Too intimidated to fill out your tax return without help? Join the club. At nearly 4 million words, the U.S. tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with filing requirements, according […]

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National School Choice Week celebration

National School Choice Week celebration

on January 22, 2013, 7:54 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Friends, Don’t forget to RSVP to the special event we are co-hosting to kick off National School Choice Week on Tuesday, January 29th from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville (611 Commerce Street). We will hear about the importance of educational choice from Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie, and passionate student […]

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Minutes of the Jackson-Madison County Library January 16th 2013

on January 22, 2013, 8:16 AM / in Local News, News

Board of Trustees Called Meeting Library Board Room January 16, 2013 Present: Brandon McWherter              Chairman Arlene Griffin             Interim Director/NorthMgr. Terica Smith                           Vice Chair Carla Jacobs               Hatchie Regional Library Jerry Bastin                            Treasurer Ron Pennell                City of Jackson Liaison Charles Baldwin                     Board Member Sue Barnes                  President of the Friends Dinah Harris                           Library Director        Call to Order/Introductions: The meeting was called […]

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Minutes of the Jackson-Madison County Library December 17th, 2012

on January 22, 2013, 8:12 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: We will attempt to publish notices where when and where we can in order to get the public up to date. Board of Trustees Called Meeting in the Library Board Room December 17, 2012 Present: Brandon McWherter              Chairman Charles Baldwin                     Board Member Terica Smith                           Vice Chair Elaine Christian                      Board Member Jerry Bastin                            Treasurer Glenn Vaulx                           Board Member […]

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Political Correctness Zero Tolerance and the Death of Reason

on January 20, 2013, 9:28 AM / in Local News, National News, News

Someone once said that to destroy a civilization, society or culture, you must first destroy its language. The exact quote escapes me, but I believe it is attributed to Cicero. My first exposure to political correctness, though I didn’t know it at the time, was in the early Eighties when a co-worker told me of a friend who designed video […]

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State Representative Joe Carr 48TH Legislative District Lascassas, TN.

on January 19, 2013, 11:37 AM / in Local News, News, State News

State Representative Joe Carr, from Tennessee’s 48th District filed legislation Tuesday, House Bill 0042, that would charge any Federal agent with a Class A Misdemeanor for enforcing or attempting to enforce a federal law, statute, rule, regulation or executive order that bans, restricts or requires the registration of any semi automatic firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition. “In light of recent […]

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