Archive for January 7th, 2019

Jackson City Council will meet January 8th, 2019

Jackson City Council will meet January 8th, 2019

on January 7, 2019, 7:54 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will meet tomorrow morning at City to handle a wide variety of ills for the city. Some good, some not so good. Good things: Dr. Ron Bingham is making the offer of 5.58 acres of land at the Tennis Complex. This is a gift to city and should be appreciated. We wish to thank Dr. Bingham […]

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City of Jackson (TN) Beer Permit Board will meet Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 8:00 a.m

on January 7, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Local News

Public Notice Notice is hereby given that the City of Jackson (TN) Beer Permit Board will meet Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 101 East Main Street, to consider the following applications for a beer permit: Tammy Hardee on behalf of the West Tennessee Women’s Center for a special occasion permit […]

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Jackson Police investigate shooting death.

on January 7, 2019, 7:23 AM / in Local News

Officers and Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating the first shooting death of 2019. At approximately 5:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to 201 Magnolia Landing to a call of shots fired.  Officers responded to the scene and located a deceased victim with gunshot injuries. Jackson Police are continuing to process the scene at 201 Magnolia Landing.  However, Jackson Police need assistance locating a burgundy colored older model Crown […]

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WEA: “forest” fires and DEWs

on January 7, 2019, 7:03 AM / in National News, Opinion

Knowing the info I learned about HAARP and the push to create these ‘CITIES’ for people to be restricted to – this info is not unbelievable to me.  This whole CLIMATE CHANGE BS is part of this game.  The *Destroyers* will use ‘Climate Change’ as the reason for the weird weather and the cause of the fires, floods, etc…..  hoping […]

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Russia’s brand new ‘Boa’ pistol may soon replace legendary Makarov sidearm

Russia’s brand new ‘Boa’ pistol may soon replace legendary Makarov sidearm

on January 7, 2019, 7:01 AM / in International News

A state-of-the-art pistol, nicknamed ‘Udav’ may soon become a new sidearm of the Russian military, which is hastily seeking a proper replacement to its time-proven but aging Makarov’s weapon. The newest pistol successfully withstood all trials held by the weapons manufacturer and the Russian Defense Ministry, the arms producer, the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Engineering, said in a […]

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90-year-old US cyclist fails doping test, stripped of record & title

90-year-old US cyclist fails doping test, stripped of record & title

on January 7, 2019, 6:45 AM / in International News, Sports

Oh Come on Now….. A 90-year-old American cyclist has been stripped of a Masters title and record after returning a positive drugs test, the US Anti-Doping Agency has announced. Carl Grove set a world record as he won the men’s 90-94 sprint category at the Masters Track National Championships in July of last year. The veteran racer has said that […]

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Top Dem Rep Admits Trump Has the Authority to Use Military to Build Border Wall

on January 7, 2019, 6:31 AM / in National News

BY: Cameron Cawthorne  |   Washington Free Beacon Rep. Adam Smith (D., Wash.) on Sunday admitted that President Donald Trump has the authority to use the U.S. military to build the border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Smith, the chairman of the House Armed Service Committee, appeared on ABC’s “This Week” to talk about the government shutdown and wall funding. “Does President […]

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New Maine Gov. Janet Mills signs order to expand Medicaid under Question 2 (2017)

on January 7, 2019, 6:21 AM / in State News

Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) signed an order last week to expand Medicaid, known as MaineCare in Maine, citing the approval of Question 2, a ballot initiative, in 2017. Question 2 was the first citizen-initiated measure to expand Medicaid via Obamacare, expanding the program’s coverage to persons under the age of 65 and with incomes at or below 138 percent […]

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Trump’s nominee to FCC, a Democrat, confirmed by U.S. Senate

on January 7, 2019, 6:12 AM / in National News

The U.S. Senate voted last Wednesday to confirm Democrat Geoffrey Starks as a commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Under federal law, only three of the five FCC commissioners can be from the same political party, so President Trump nominated Starks based on recommendations from Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). The FCC is an independent federal agency formed in 1934 […]

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner passed away last week

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner passed away last week

on January 7, 2019, 6:10 AM / in National News, People

Kevin McIntyre, a Republican member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), died of cancer on Wednesday. McIntyre joined FERC in December 2017 and served as chair until October 2018. FERC is an independent federal agency responsible for regulating electricity, crude oil, and natural gas that travels between states. The agency also regulates hydroelectric dams and oversees utility mergers. Independent […]

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American ISIS Member Caught on Syrian Battlefield, Militia Says

American ISIS Member Caught on Syrian Battlefield, Militia Says

on January 7, 2019, 6:08 AM / in International News, National News

By Rukmini Callimachi  |  The New York Times A 34-year-old man from Houston who is said to have sent a résumé and cover letter seeking a job with the Islamic State has been seized on a battlefield in Syria, an American-backed militia fighting the militants said Sunday. “Dear Director, I am looking to get a position teaching English to students in […]

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No breakthrough as shutdown enters day 17

on January 7, 2019, 6:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

The Hill provides the following insight as to what may follow with the partial shutdown that has impacted a quarter of the government and some 800,000 federal employees is now 17 days old, the good part…. according to the Hill there is “no end in sight”. Vice President Pence spent the weekend negotiating with staffers for congressional Democratic leaders, but […]

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Milton McLean

Milton McLean

on January 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

From The Memphis DAILY AVALANCHE, January 8, 1876 Jackson, Tenn. [Special to the Avalanche, January 7] From the Jackson Sun of today we collate the following; Milton McLean was hung one-half mile south of this City at the foot of Liberty Street, precisely at 1 o’clock today. Mayor King and the city police force constituted the Sheriff’s guard. McLean was […]

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Starting Upstream

Starting Upstream

on January 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“Your Father knows what you need before you ask him.” Matthew 6:8 My home sits along a creek in a canyon in the shadow of a large mountain. During the spring snowmelt and after heavy rains this stream swells and acts more like a river than a creek. People have drowned in it. One day I traced the origin of […]

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American Minute    “May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.”- Millard Fillmore

American Minute “May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.”- Millard Fillmore

on January 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.” -Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1832, the same year the Paris riots took place which were described in Victor Hugo’s novel Les Miserables. Comparing the American Revolution with France’s numerous revolutions and riots, President Millard Fillmore stated in his Third Annual Message, December 6, 1852: “Our own free […]

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January 7th in History

January 7th in History

on January 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year (359 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Canute Lavard Charles of Sezze St. André Bessette (Canada) Lucian of Antioch Raymond of Peñafort January 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas (Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches […]

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