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Weekend Marks 2-year Disapearance Of College Student

Weekend Marks 2-year Disapearance Of College Student

on April 15, 2013, 3:59 PM / in Local News, News, State News

by Elise Preston Original Post and Video (Parsons, TN) This weekend marks two years since anyone has seen or heard from a young college student. For more than 700 days, family and friends have been searching for Holly Bobo who was 20 years old when she mysteriously disappeared from her home in Parsons, Tennessee. So far no tips have led […]

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The Battle Will Take Longer than We’d Hoped

The Battle Will Take Longer than We’d Hoped

on April 12, 2013, 6:15 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Republican defectors who voted anti-gun were:

Alexander (TN), Ayotte (NH), Burr (NC), Chambliss (GA), Collins (ME), Corker (TN), Coburn (OK), Flake (AZ), Isakson (GA), McCain (AZ), Heller (NV), Hoeven (ND), Kirk (IL), Graham (SC), Toomey (PA) and Wicker (MS).

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Cumberland County DA calls special meeting to discuss animal abuse

on April 11, 2013, 8:39 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Thanks to Carlotta for lead comments and making us aware…. “Big problem in Cumberland County. Rescues and shelters do NOT have the authority to seize animals in Tennessee. WARRANTS are required before animals can be seized — legally obtained and executed with local authorities present. The only way a shelter or rescue can seize an animal is if they have […]

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Oppose All New Gun Control Legislation

Oppose All New Gun Control Legislation

on April 11, 2013, 8:05 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

For supporters of our Right to Bear Arms, this headline from Congressional Quarterly today is alarming: “Senate Momentum Shifting in Favor of Gun Control Legislation.” This article went on to say: “Momentum swung sharply Wednesday behind the most ambitious gun control legislation to reach the Senate floor in nearly two decades, as negotiators in both parties announced eleventh-hour deals on […]

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Second Annual Jackson High School Alumni Reunion

Second Annual Jackson High School Alumni Reunion

on April 11, 2013, 7:43 AM / in Local News, News

Saturday, June 1, 2013 noon ‘til 5:00 PM Cookies & Lemonade in Cafeteria Old JHS Building – Allen Avenue – Jackson          (now Madison Academic Magnet HS) Program 2-4 PM in Auditorium with Salute to Veterans  *  Donation Bucket$ pa$$ed Keynote Speaker, Harbert Alexander “Oral & Pictorial History of Jackson & Mad. Co.” During Roll Call of Classes Ms. Edyth Worthy […]

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Tennessee 108th HB 702 – SB 830

Tennessee 108th HB 702 – SB 830

on April 11, 2013, 7:26 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Interesting how a harmless bill can change into a monster and deprive the school systems of a decision making process granted them by law. “What the Government Giveth, the Government can take away.” SUMMARY OF ORIGINAL BILL: Extends, from 10 to 20, the number of days that a sponsor of a public charter school may appeal to the State Board […]

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Change Proposed For Nashville Leash Laws

Change Proposed For Nashville Leash Laws

on April 11, 2013, 6:08 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Original Post by Jason Lamb NASHVILLE, Tenn – Dozens of people in Nashville do it every day, but it turns out that letting your dog run without a leash – even in a dog park – may be against the law. This comes despite a fenced in area and places to put your leashes inside area dog parks, like the Shelby […]

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Your Government Leading The Way To Your Destruction

on April 10, 2013, 9:15 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

The National League of Cities is hosting several webinars throughout the month of April. Use the links below to find more information and register. “Earth Month” Webinar Series: Spotlight on Sustainability Leadership April 9, 2:00 -2:30 p.m. ET: Spotlight on Sustainability Leadership: Miami Beach, FL April 16, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET: Spotlight on Sustainability Leadership: Falcon Heights, MN April […]

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West Tennessee Regional Chapter April 11, 2013 Meeting

on April 10, 2013, 6:44 AM / in Local News, News

We will hold our March Stated Meeting Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Brooks Shaw and Sons Old Country Store,  located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. Our room will be available for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship at 5:30 P.M. The Meeting Proper will begin at 7:00 P.M. after a brief report about current Legislation. […]

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Labor, Poverty and Welfare

Labor, Poverty and Welfare

on April 10, 2013, 6:41 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a full year of fruitless job hunting, Natasha Baebler just gave up. She’d already abandoned hope of getting work in her field, working with the disabled. But she couldn’t land anything else, either — not even a job interview at a telephone call center. Until she feels confident enough to send out resumes again, she’ll get […]

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Sen. Brian Kelsey’s Bait and Switch on Gun Control

on April 10, 2013, 6:07 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Written by  Lesley Swann Senator Brian Kelsey is at it again, trying to deceive Tennesseans on the 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms.  After Kelsey’s circus-worthy constitutional gymnastics in favor of the federal government’s supposed power to take Tennesseans’ firearms away as he worked frantically to kill SB250, he now says he wants to protect Tennesseans’ right to […]

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Tennessee Drone Bill Vote on Thursday

Tennessee Drone Bill Vote on Thursday

on April 10, 2013, 6:01 AM / in Local News, News, State News

SB0796, sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers to provide strict regulation for the use of drones in Tennessee will go to the full senate for a vote on Thursday, April 11. Its companion bill HB0591 sponsored by Rep. James Van Huss has made it to the House Calendar and Rules Committee and will be heard on Wednesday, April 10 and is […]

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Tennessee Firearms Association BUSHMASTER AR15 GIVEAWAY!!

Tennessee Firearms Association BUSHMASTER AR15 GIVEAWAY!!

on April 9, 2013, 8:11 AM / in Local News, News, State News

TFA is giving away a BUSHMASTER AR15 to advance the effort to resist Barack Obama, the federal government and even a few in Tennessee state government who are determined to destroy your 2nd Amendment rights!! Sign up now!  Giveaway enrollment ends April 28, 2013!! You do not have to be a TFA member to participate – but we would appreciate […]

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Tennessee legislative briefs

Tennessee legislative briefs

on April 9, 2013, 7:26 AM / in Local News, News, State News

The Commerical Appeals Report from last night Legislators approve vote on tax ban Tennesseans will vote in 2014 whether to amend the state constitution to explicitly ban a state or local tax on earned income. The House of Representatives gave final legislative approval Monday night to the constitutional amendment resolution, sending it to the November 2014 general election ballot for […]

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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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