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Jackson Madison County Library Board Meeting

on February 21, 2013, 11:14 AM / in Local News, News

Agenda Jackson-Madison County Library Board of Trustees Meeting February 27, 2013   3:30 p.m. Library Board Room Call to order/Introductions Foundation Report Friends Report Approval of minutes of previous meeting Treasurer’s Report Board Financial Report Director’s report Library Statistical Reports LSSI Financial Report Library North Report Staff Reports Regional Library Director’s report Old Business New Business Discussion of Library North Lease […]

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Scandal: Cities Pay Anti gun Lobbyists

Scandal: Cities Pay Anti gun Lobbyists

on February 20, 2013, 8:58 AM / in Local News, National News, News

by JEFF KNOX Cities around the country have created staff positions for professional lobbyists whose primary function is to drum up support for anti-gun legislation, ordinances and regulations. Part of these lobbyists salaries are being paid by grants from do-gooder foundations like the Joyce Foundation, but the balance of salaries, benefits and support costs are being borne by you, the […]

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Reagan Day Tables On Sale Now

Reagan Day Tables On Sale Now

on February 18, 2013, 8:44 AM / in Local News, News

The Madison County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner is set for Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the STAR Center. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for the evening will be  U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (Sen. Lamar Alexander pushes Internet sales tax bill). Other speakers will include Congressman Stephen Fincher. Table sponsorships for the 2013 Reagan Day […]

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NO STATE INCOME TAX

NO STATE INCOME TAX

on February 14, 2013, 10:24 AM / in Local News, News, State News

A Constitutional Amendment to permanently kill an income tax in TN needs your support! On Tuesday, 1/29/13, the TN Senate Judiciary Committee will have SJR0001 come before it. Please call and e-mail the members of the committee and urge them to pass SJR1 and stop an income tax in TN forever! The legislation, “proposes an amendment to Article II, Section […]

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Memphis International Raceway Announces Partnership with Bullet Racing Cams

on February 14, 2013, 8:51 AM / in Local News, NASCAR, News, Sports, State News

February 13, 2013 (Millington, TN) – Memphis International Raceway (MIR) welcomes Bullet Racing Cams as a valued partner through 2014.    Bullet Racing Cams specializes in camshafts and valve train components for serious racers. “We are proud to have the MIR brand associated with Bullet Racing Cams, a well- respected leader in the racing industry.    I am confident this will […]

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MADISON COUNTY TENNESSEE SECOND AMENDMENT PRESERVATION RESOLUTION

on February 14, 2013, 8:38 AM / in Local News, News

This is the final version that has come out of the legislative resolution committee that passed and is scheduled to go to the floor of the Madison County Commission. The resolution will be voted on Tuesday, February 19th. The Madison County Commission meeting will start at 8:30 AM. The question of whether a verison similar to this one might be introduced by the […]

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Mr. Ketron’s SENATE BILL 283 / Mr. Womick’s HB373

Mr. Ketron’s SENATE BILL 283 / Mr. Womick’s HB373

on February 13, 2013, 10:16 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Call your Tennessee State Representative today and support SB 283 and HB 373 AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 7, Chapter 82; Title 7, Chapter 83; Title 65, Chapter4, Part 1; Title 65, Chapter 25, Part 2 and Title 65, Chapter 26, relative to electric and gas utilities. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE […]

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The 900 Pound Gorilla is Leaving the Room

The 900 Pound Gorilla is Leaving the Room

on February 13, 2013, 8:04 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson Madison County Library meet over a week ago Wednesday afternoon and for the first time in 6 plus years the tension was gone and the board had a working direction. That direction didn’t include serving coffee that no one drank and snacks that no one would eat. But it did include the removal of LSSI from the board chambers and from the taxpayers […]

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Madison County Tea Party Meeting

on February 12, 2013, 2:04 PM / in Local News, News

Remember, our Jackson Madison County TEA Party meeting is coming up- Thursday, February 21 at 6pm at the Old Country Store.  Come to eat, question, and make new friends and learn about the 2nd Amendment. from Richard Archie! Pass the word to like-minded friends.  We are a TEA Party- for any one who is conservative.  This group is not here  […]

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Demand All ObamaCare Grants Be Returned

Demand All ObamaCare Grants Be Returned

on February 12, 2013, 12:37 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Nancy Pelosi famously said, “We have to pass the (health care law) so that you can find out what is in it.” Now that ObamaCare is law, the mysteries contained within it are slowly coming to light. In order to institute the infamous “individual mandate,” ObamaCare bribes each state to set up what is known as a Health Insurance Exchange. […]

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The Madison County Republican Party Reorganization

The Madison County Republican Party Reorganization

on February 12, 2013, 8:15 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson Madison County Republican Party met last night on the Union Campus at Luther Hall. The meeting has originally scheduled to occur at the Carl Grant Events Center on the Union Campus but certain areas of the campus were closed due to a flu outbreak among students and faculty. The meeting, directed by Executive Committee Chairman Jay Bush,  showed little […]

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MADISON COUNTY TENNESSEE SECOND AMENDMENT PRESERVATION RESOLUTION

on February 11, 2013, 12:55 PM / in Local News, News, State News

The following resolution will be brought before the full County Commission on  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013. A resolution, which shall be known and may be cited as the “Second Amendment Preservation Resolution.” To prevent.federal infringement on the right to keep and bear arms; nullifying all federal acts in violation of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.’ […]

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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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