Archive for April 2nd, 2018

We’ve Been Down For Awhile; Why?

on April 2, 2018, 8:15 AM / in Announcements

The Jackson Press has been down for a little while or running on automatic. The reason, simple, our chief editor, designer and chief bottle washer had a rather complicated knee surgery. If you would like to watch an animated view of this procedure you may watch below. Now we are all back running about 75%, but that is okay. We […]

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Notre Dame wins NCAA women’s basketball title with last-second shot

Notre Dame wins NCAA women’s basketball title with last-second shot

on April 2, 2018, 8:04 AM / in Basketball

Notre Dame’s Arike Ogunbowale, a second-team All-American, sank a three-pointer at the buzzer to give her team a 61-58 victory over Mississippi State in the finals of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament on Sunday. It was the second title for the Fighting Irish, who also won in 2001 but lost four championship games over five years, from 2011 to 2015. […]

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Ex-Guatemalan ruler Gen. Efrain Rios Montt dies at 91

Ex-Guatemalan ruler Gen. Efrain Rios Montt dies at 91

on April 2, 2018, 8:02 AM / in International News

Former Guatemalan dictator Gen. Efrain Rios Montt died of a heart attack Sunday in Guatemala City. He was 91. Rios Montt was convicted in 2013 of trying to exterminate the Ixil ethnic group, a Mayan Indian community. During his reign in the 1980s, his forces wiped out entire Ixil villages. A judge found that Rios Montt had known about the […]

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Ruling party minister wins Costa Rica presidency in unexpected runoff landslide

Ruling party minister wins Costa Rica presidency in unexpected runoff landslide

on April 2, 2018, 8:00 AM / in International News

Former governing party labor minister and novelist Carlos Alvarado Quesada won Costa Rica’s presidential runoff election in a landslide on Sunday, defeating evangelical Christian singer and gay-marriage opponent Fabricio Alvarado Munoz. Polls had shown the rival candidates in a close race in recent weeks, but Carlos Alvarado, who backed a call for same-sex marriage, won with three-fifths of the vote. […]

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Chinese space station crashes to Earth over South Pacific

Chinese space station crashes to Earth over South Pacific

on April 2, 2018, 7:58 AM / in International News

China’s defunct Tiangong-1 space station reentered the Earth’s atmosphere over the South Pacific on Monday morning, local time. The spacecraft is believed to have burned up on re-entry, with little chance of any damage on the Earth’s surface, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said on its website. The 34-foot-long, 18,000 pound Tiangong-1 was launched in 2011, and was run […]

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Trump Declares ‘No More DACA Deal’ –  “Caravans Coming!!”

Trump Declares ‘No More DACA Deal’ – “Caravans Coming!!”

on April 2, 2018, 7:51 AM / in National News

The HUGE army of foreigners marching towrds America – via Mexico – is a replica of the hoards of invaders that has been going on in Europe for some time.  Take a good look at what is happening in those countries as they are SWAMPED with foreigners who have entered ILLEGALLY and are totally changing how those nations operate and […]

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EVERYTHING depends on TOMORROW!

EVERYTHING depends on TOMORROW!

on April 2, 2018, 7:46 AM / in State News

The Anti-Sanctuary City Bill and the Anti-Municipal ID Bill are BOTH on the Calendar in the House State Government Committee on Tuesday.  Months of work have gone into this effort and with YOUR HELP we can get them moved to the House floor. PLEASE send those emails and make those phone calls. Ask the committee members to vote for (thank […]

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America Has Lost Her Constitution, Part 2 |

America Has Lost Her Constitution, Part 2 |

on April 2, 2018, 7:40 AM / in Opinion

From NewsWithViews.com…  One has to set back and think about what happened in America where the respect for our Constitution was lost.  Personally, I believe it was the Democrat Party as they have been the biggest violators of that sacred document.  One just has to look at… One has to set back and think about what happened in America where […]

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La Raza Randy, por favor.

La Raza Randy, por favor.

on April 2, 2018, 7:37 AM / in Opinion, State News

From our friends at RockyTop Politics Boyd Bites the Burrito.  Big time. [Editors’ Note:  Before we begin, many of our readers (okay, okay, both of our readers) have been wondering what happened to Rocky Top.  Well here is the short answer:  we actually have lives outside of the voyeuristic pleasure many of you get when reading our incendiary columns.  So […]

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Stabbing victim dies as investigation continues

Stabbing victim dies as investigation continues

on April 2, 2018, 7:32 AM / in Local News, State News

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a man who was stabbed at his home earlier Saturday morning has died. Robert King, 52, died at the hospital after being stabbed at his residence in the 1200 block of Highway 158. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to call of a black male being stabbed just before 6 a.m. Saturday morning. EMS […]

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Scientists Prove Cyclists Are More Awesome Than Those Who Don’t Bike

on April 2, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

By Rex Hammock  |  RexBlog.com Okay. Perhaps that headline is a bit hyperbolic. However, it does turn out that according to 100% factual news from NPR that Ponce de Leon was looking in the wrong place for the fountain of youth. He should have checked out a bike shop. That way, he would have lived about 400 more years for bicycles to […]

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What’s on the April 3rd Nashville Council agenda

on April 2, 2018, 7:18 AM / in State News

By Rod Williams    A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville The Metro Council will meet Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the Council chamber at the Metro Courthouse.  If you are going to watch the Council meeting, you need a copy of the Council agenda and the staff analysis  or you really will not know what is going on. You can get […]

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National Tele-Training

National Tele-Training

on April 2, 2018, 7:15 AM / in Announcements

Please JOIN US for ongoing weekly National Tele-Training (Monday evening, APRIL 2, 2018) at: — 5:30pm Pacific,   6:30pm Mountain,   7:30pm Central,   8:30pm Eastern — To join the call, please dial 515-604-9816 and input access code 151025# We will hear teaching from Debbie Wuthnow, Executive Director of iVoterGuide.com, about how individual volunteers can assist in the creation of non-partisan Voter Guide info to help voters to identify and vote for […]

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Hundreds of patriots will gather in DC, Sept 6-8th first America 1st conference: This Is The Real Big Tent…Are You In?

Hundreds of patriots will gather in DC, Sept 6-8th first America 1st conference: This Is The Real Big Tent…Are You In?

on April 2, 2018, 7:09 AM / in National News

The MidSouth Sentinel The right has had a problem with organizing events that appeal to a wide group of people. The GOP claimed they had a big tent but as we learned with the Tea Party that tent was more of a talking point than an actual thing. CPAC kicked out the Log Cabin Republicans and then Milo the year […]

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Panhandling rule coming up Tuesday in Chattanooga City Council

Panhandling rule coming up Tuesday in Chattanooga City Council

on April 2, 2018, 7:07 AM / in State News

by Judy Walton |   Chattanooga Times Free Press After months of work and weeks of public input, a controversial ordinance regulating panhandling is set for first reading Tuesday in the Chattanooga City Council. Council members Carol Berz and Erskine Oglesby Jr. have spearheaded the effort after hearing a growing number of constituent complaints about unruly beggars. Police records show 457 panhandling […]

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Game On: Erica Gilmore’s Entry Into Special Election for Mayor of Nashville Means Front Runner David Briley Not a Shoo-In

Game On: Erica Gilmore’s Entry Into Special Election for Mayor of Nashville Means Front Runner David Briley Not a Shoo-In

on April 2, 2018, 7:02 AM / in State News

Tennessee Star Staff  |  The Tennessee Star Nashville Metro Council Member At-Large Erica Gilmore’s announcement on Wednesday that she is a candidate for Mayor of Nashville in the special mayoral election was greeted with a polite but terse acknowledgement from the campaign of the only other credible candidate currently in the race, Acting Mayor David Briley. “We welcome Councilwoman Gilmore to the […]

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Legislative Update, March 31, 2018 Tennessee Eagle Forum

Legislative Update, March 31, 2018 Tennessee Eagle Forum

on April 2, 2018, 6:48 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Jackson City Council April 2018 meeting April 3rd

on April 2, 2018, 6:42 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will once again gather together tomorrow and vote the mayor’s bidding of increased spending and poor planning. Some of the items on the current agenda include: Authorization to purchase property owned by the estate of John T. Murphy, located at 517-520 Airways Boulevard for the purpose of relocating the Parks Maintenance Operations Department. The asking price […]

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April 2nd In History

April 2nd In History

on April 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 273 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abundius of Como Amphianus of Lycia Æbbe the Younger Bronach of Glen-Seichis (Irish martyrology) Francis of Paola Francisco Coll Guitart Henry Budd (Anglican Church of Canada) Nicetius of […]

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Too Close

Too Close

on April 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:6 I grew up in Oklahoma where severe weather is common from early spring through the end of summer. I recall one evening when the sky boiled with dark clouds, the TV weather forecaster warned of an approaching tornado, and the electricity went out. Very […]

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