Archive | July 15th, 2013

Time Magazine mentions Jackson’s “Pothole Robin Hood”

July 15, 2013

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In today’s NewsFeed blog, Time Magazine writer Matt Peckham mentions a Metro Jackson resident Ron Chane who’s taking the law (and public works) into his own hands and solving Jackson’s infrastructure debacle one bucket of stolen asphalt at a time. “Pothole Robin Hood,” as he’s been called in local news reports, got the police’s attention […]

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Jerry Lawler Museum moving to Tunica casino

July 15, 2013

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The Jerry Lawler Museum will move to Resorts Casino in Tunica County, according to a tweet by the professional wrestling legend over the weekend. The museum was in the process of moving from the now-closed Wynn Automotive Sales & Service in Memphis to Harrah’s Casino in Tunica, according to Memphisport.com, but the switch to Resorts […]

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‘Art of Commemoration’ is a must-read for both historians and art lovers

July 15, 2013

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One of the treasures of the Vicksburg National Military Park is the stunning art of the park’s monuments, markers and statues. And, there is a great book, offered free of charge, that gives the history and significance of the park’s art and architecture. “Art of Commemoration” was written by Parker Hills, a 30-plus year military […]

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Bennie Thompson to be named Secretary of Homeland Security?

July 15, 2013

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Bennie Thompson

  In a story on politico.com, Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson, TSA chief John Pistole, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and a host of names from the Hill are popping up in the initial round of possible replacements for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. If Thompson were named as Homeland […]

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