Archive for August 6th, 2017

Man dies in late night shooting in East Jackson

on August 6, 2017, 8:01 PM / in Local News

Getting deadlier every day A man died Saturday night after a report of a shooting at a home on Lexington Avenue, Jackson police have confirmed. Officers found Tychcius Randle, 27, dead inside a home on the 300 block of Lexington Ave. around 11:45 p.m. The investigation is ongoing and no additional details have been released. Anyone with information is asked […]

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Craig Fitzhugh to run for governor of Tennessee, setting up contested Democratic primary

Craig Fitzhugh to run for governor of Tennessee, setting up contested Democratic primary

on August 6, 2017, 7:59 PM / in State News

As reported in the Jackson Sun Joey Garrison, USA Today Network – Tennessee Craig Fitzhugh, the Democratic leader in the Tennessee House of Representatives, says he’s running for governor of Tennessee in 2018, setting up a long-anticipated head-to-head race with former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean for the Democratic nomination. Fitzhugh, D-Ripley, announced his candidacy in an interview with the USA TODAY NETWORK […]

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Meet Natalie

on August 6, 2017, 7:48 AM / in People

On the day she was supposed to start kindergarten, Natalie, who was then 5 years old, was found to have rhabdomyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer. Her family came to St. Jude for the best chance at beating the disease. To everyone that supports St. Jude … we got to celebrate an entire year of her life and many, many more birthdays to […]

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Biscuits

Biscuits

on August 6, 2017, 7:45 AM / in Bedtime Stories

“Lord,you know I hate buttermilk And Lord,you know I hate lard And you know I don’t care much for white flower,neither But Lord,when you mix em all up and bake em,then you have something I truly love–biscuits!! So Lord,when things come up that we don’t understand and that we don’t like. When life gets hard,we just need to relax,and maybe […]

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Replacement Declaration for the Poem at the Statue of Liberty

Replacement Declaration for the Poem at the Statue of Liberty

on August 6, 2017, 7:25 AM / in Opinion

From the Canada Free Press The Restored Republic Let the light of the Statue of Liberty always live in your heart, and never be taken from you By Greg Penglis Sick and tired of the whining by liberals and the liberal media, that the Emma Lasarus poem at the Statue of Liberty is somehow a legal mandate, I have written a replacement […]

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Attention WLJT (Jackson, TN) & PBS:

Attention WLJT (Jackson, TN) & PBS:

on August 6, 2017, 7:06 AM / in Opinion

All PBS outlets are dispensing anti-freedom propaganda only thinly disguised as “news.”  The old journalistic “straight news” is all but totally unknown in the minds of your management and therefore void in practically all of your “news” presentations.  Most blatant in your current anti-Trump (for whom I did not vote) railings, actually so-called “Public Television” has always pushed Socialism/Liberalism/Collectivism since […]

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Maxine Waters Accuses Democratic Law School Professor of Being a ‘Racist’ in Defense of Trump

on August 6, 2017, 6:55 AM / in National News

Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) on Friday accused Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz of being “racist” for saying that the Trump administration will be facing an “unfavorable” locality for a grand jury because it is “solidly Democratic” and  has a “ethnic and racial composition” not favorable to Trump. Dershowitz, who has donated thousands of dollars to Democrats, told WABC radio host Rita Cosby on Friday […]

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In Alabama, a race to support Trump and stand up to other Republicans in Washington

In Alabama, a race to support Trump and stand up to other Republicans in Washington

on August 6, 2017, 6:21 AM / in State News

By Juana Summers, CNN The primary race for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ old Senate seat has become a battle for the soul of the GOP. All three of the top candidates are running to defend the President’s agenda, but two — Brooks and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore — have positioned themselves as outsiders who would defy Republican leaders on […]

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The Hill’s Top Stories for Today, August 6th, 2017

The Hill’s Top Stories for Today, August 6th, 2017

on August 6, 2017, 6:15 AM / in National News

Dems face fundamental problem in Texas: Getting people to vote SAN ANTONIO — On paper, Texas should be a swing state. Urban growth and suburban sprawl have radically changed Lone Star country, which not so long ago was a largely rural state. A demographic shift is also underway. Forty-three percent of residents now are non-Hispanic white. Thirty-nine percent are Hispanic, […]

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‘You Are Not Welcome Here’: Conservative Students in Florida Have a New Challenge to Face

‘You Are Not Welcome Here’: Conservative Students in Florida Have a New Challenge to Face

on August 6, 2017, 6:01 AM / in State News

By Erika Haas The University of Central Florida’s (UCF) student government has recently appointed a new Diversity Chair, and its conservative students are less than thrilled. It’s not that Grayson Lanza is a vocal Democrat, it’s that he has zero tolerance for those with differing opinions. According to Knight News – an independent, student-run paper – various students have accused Lanza of […]

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August 6th in History

August 6th in History

on August 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 6 is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus Justus and Pastor August 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan‘s Accession Day. (United Arab Emirates) Independence Day […]

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Search for 3 Marines Missing After Aircraft ‘Mishap’ Off Australia Ends

Search for 3 Marines Missing After Aircraft ‘Mishap’ Off Australia Ends

on August 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in International News, National News

By Jennifer Van Laar The search for three Marines missing after an MV-22 Osprey went down off the east coast of Australia has been suspended, the Marine Corps announced in a press release Saturday night. Operations have shifted to a recovery effort, the statement said, and the families of the missing Marines have been notified. As reported earlier today, the MV-22 Osprey […]

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The Worry Box

The Worry Box

on August 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Do not worry about your life. —Matthew 6:25  Read: Philippians 4:1-9 I heard about a woman who kept a box in her kitchen that she called her “Worry Box.” Every time something troubled her, she would write it down on a piece of paper and put it in the box. She resolved not to think about her problems as long […]

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