Cabinet pick concerns educator group
On Tuesday, Professional Educators of Tennessee sent a letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-TN, who serves as chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee in the U.S. Senate expressing reservations regarding the nomination of Betsy DeVos as the Secretary of Education...
Letter to the Editor, Dec. 8
To the editor: During this time of Thanksgiving I have found that Moody's Investor Services says the City of Shelbyville has "Rating reflects a very healthy financial position." among other good facts about Shelbyville. So as an owner of two businesses that service the citizens of this fine city and surrounding area I am taking this time to say "Thank You" to the City Council, Mayor Cartwright, Jamey Owen (Treasurer) and City Manager Jay Johnson for doing a great job. ...
Trump should empower local education
The election of Donald Trump sent shockwaves throughout the Washington, D.C. establishment. For many years our citizens have grown distrustful of our federal government and those who govern. It is why those outside the establishment did much better than those within. We inherently know that solutions do not come from the White House. They are more likely to come from our house, local government and state government...
Letter to the Editor, Nov. 17
To the Editor: Here's a great big thank you! to all the fine folks of Shelbyville who came out to enjoy the Veterans Day Parade in support of our men and women who have well served our country. Your participation is appreciated far more than you realize. Again, our thanks to you from all the supporters, auxiliary, members and officers of VFW Post 5019, DAV Chapter 43 and American Legion Post 23...
Thanks to all who helped with benefit
To the editor: I want to thank everyone that helped with the Bryan Smotherman Benefit, The Golden Girls, East Park Church and all of Bedford County that helped in any way with donations of food and money and time to help. Also, thanks to Harold Segroves, our auctioneer. Souldiers of the Cross and One Voice. Everyone that came...
Resident shares reflections on citizenship oath ceremony
I was witness to 3,700 individuals from 147 different countries around the world take an oath and pledge allegiance to the USA, after having studied the Constitution and working to acquire permanent status as new citizens of our country...