Archive for July 30th, 2020

Advisory: Temporary Road Closure Advisory

on July 30, 2020, 7:14 AM / in Local News

Due to a water main replacement Hollywood Drive between North Parkway and Mill Master Drive will be temporarily closed for maintenance.  Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Contact Information: Evelyn Austin Administration 731-425-8473 eaustin@cityofjackson.net

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Feds charge Democratic state Sen. Robinson with embezzlement

Feds charge Democratic state Sen. Robinson with embezzlement

on July 30, 2020, 6:36 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig  |  TNJ Freshman state Sen. Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) is facing federal theft and embezzlement charges. Prosecutors allege Robinson stole stole more than $600,000 from her business, the Healthcare Institute, by paying herself more than what was allowed under the terms the grant she received, the Daily Mempian reports. Robinson defeated the late Sen. Reginald Tate in the primary in 2018 […]

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Civil Rights, Race Politics, & LBJ’s BIG SWITCH from Intimidation to Entitlement

Civil Rights, Race Politics, & LBJ’s BIG SWITCH from Intimidation to Entitlement

on July 30, 2020, 6:27 AM / in History

In 1857, the Supreme Court, with 7 of the 9 Justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a citizen, but property. Chief Justice Roger Taney was appointed by the first Democrat President, Andrew Jackson. Taney wrote in his Dred Scott decision that slaves were “so far inferior … that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to […]

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Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith

on July 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Without faith it is impossible to please God. Hebrews 11:6 It’s tempting to think of faith as a kind of magic formula. If you muster up enough of it, you’ll get rich, stay healthy, and live a contented life with automatic answers to all your prayers. But life does not work according to such neat formulas. As proof, the author […]

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This Day in History July 30th

This Day in History July 30th

on July 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

July 30 is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abdon and Sennen Peter Chrysologus Robert Barnes (Lutheran) Ursus of Auxerre July 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of the Throne (Morocco) Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Vanuatu […]

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