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Bustard Islands in August: Exert from “Hero’s Loop” By: Mike and Denniese Liles Hero's Loop is a book about the fun and adventure of boating. It begins with circumstances that lead a young boy to love and own boats. His love for boats influences him as an adult to work on old boats as a hobby and enjoy the sight of...
Congressman John Lewis and longtime civil rights ;leader died Friday at the age of 80. Lewis was the youngest leader of the 1963 March on Washington.He went on  to serving as a congressman from Georgia and icon of the civil rights movement,  In December 2019, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. According to Politico.com, Lewis was a...
Guess what is 25 days from today? The primary election.  Early voting is July 17 - August 1.  You will want to look at the Tennessee Eagle Forum questionnaire and then at the responses.  If the candidates in your district did not respond, I CHALLENGE you to contact them and URGE them to get the questionnaire in to us.  It is...
American Values 07/13/2020 One of the issues that keeps coming up lately is the question of what kinds of speech or expression most represent what are often termed “American values.” Can you be a patriot if you don’t think your country is perfect? Is there a difference between “nationalism” and “patriotism”? Like so much in these times, the questions are not new,...
According to Newsweek.com Saturday evening, two McAllen, Texas police officers were shot trying to enter the home of a suspect in a domestic disturbance. Police identified the officers as Edelmiro Garza, 35, and Ismael Chavez, 39. Garza and Chavez were responding to a domestic disturbance call, and were allegedly shot by Audon Ignacio Camarillo, 23. Camarillo shot himself when officers...
Editor's Note: Many not be aware of the draconian actions of the Tennessee Democrat Executive Committee's effort to take Rep.John DeBerry off the ballot. In a rare unprecedented move the committee stopped the people's right to elect their own representative. https://localmemphis.com/embeds/video/522-759e196d-afd7-4461-a5bb-c6bccec7873c/iframe?jwsource=cl       The popular 26-year lawmaker represents district 90 of Memphis served his community with distinction and honor. DeBerry said he had...
Thursday, July 02, 2020 | 03:19pm Knoxville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Ralph Gary Kerr and Delores Anderson Smith, both formerly of Grady Kerr Motors, pleading guilty to theft and tax fraud Wednesday. Judge Kyle Hixson accepted Kerr’s guilty plea to one count of theft over $10,000, and...
  Good morning     Well I don't usually do this - post videos - but sometimes it is just necessary. Brave people need to be recognized.  There certainly seems to be very few of them around!! God bless this brave pastor.   Jason Whitlock: NFL showing a 'failure of leadership' on anthem, caving to pressure from Black Lives Matter "This goes against every value that the NFL...
Sales Tax Holiday For 2020 only, the Tennessee General Assembly has approved two separate sales tax holiday weekends. During these weekends, certain goods may be purchased tax free.  "The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense economic strain on Tennessee families. These sales tax holidays will allow them to keep more of their hard-earned money and support Tennessee businesses," Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee...
Editor's Note: Tennessee Education Commissioner Dr. Penny Schwinn visited the White House Tuesday to discuss school reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. President Donald Trump invited Dr. Schwinn and and Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey to join him, Vice President Mike Pence and other federal leaders to discuss what going back to school could look like this year. “It is...

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