Tennessee Health Care Campaign Has Information Meeting Saturday

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Dr. Mary Headrick will present information about the Health Insurance Marketplace in Bradley and Hamilton Counties at a meeting held Saturday from 2-4 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Bradley County Public Library, 795 Church St. in Cleveland.

Dr. Headrick will discuss options for those uninsured or those wanting to explore their choices. There will also be information about tax credits to help pay premiums, ways to reduce out-of-pocket health costs and about the 61 plans offered in Bradley and Hamilton counties. Participants will learn how to apply and enroll.

This meeting is free and open to the public.



Morning Pointe Foundation Sponsors 6th Kim Campbell Caregiver Awareness Event

Chattanooga-based Morning Pointe Foundation hosted its sixth public awareness event for caregivers in Louisville, Ky., featuring Kim Campbell, wife of the late country music legend Glen Campbell. She shared her personal Alzheimer's journey to more than 450 attendees at Middletown Christian Church, which ended with a standing ovation.    The free event was hosted by ... (click for more)

CPD Launches Take Me Home Program For Citizens With Disabilities

The Chattanooga Police Department launches Take Me Home, a free program that's designed to assist law enforcement during contacts with adults and children in the community who have disabilities such as, but not limited to Autism, Alzheimer's, Dementia, or other cognitive or developmental disabilities.   The Take Me Home program was developed by a Pensacola, Fl. police ... (click for more)

Man Who Killed 4 At Waffle House Is In Custody

Travis Reinking, 29, the suspect in the shooting at a Waffle House near Nashville on Sunday, has been taken into custody, according to police. Reinking, who killed four people and injured two others at a Waffle House near Nashville on Sunday morning was on the loose Monday morning and had been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list. ... (click for more)

Man Says He Was Beaten With Hammer For "Disrespecting" Woman

A man told police he was beaten in the head and face with a hammer after he allegedly "disrespected" a woman earlier in the day. Bobbie J. Boston, 62, of 2819 Morgan Ave., was charged with aggravated burglary. Police said they took out warrants against Derrick Boston for aggravated burglary and aggravated assault. In the incident early Friday morning, a resident of Cannon ... (click for more)

Set Up A Council On Love, Not A Council On Hate

In Mayor Berke's April 19 version of the Berke Bulletin, he announced plans to establish a Council on Hate and indicated a focus on tolerance. I beg of him to reconsider that plan. One problem in Chattanooga and in other places in America is that there are some people who have already established an informal version of a Council on Hate. I suggest that a more productive plan ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Always Know The Facts

I adore the fact so many of America’s high school and college students are very active in our battle against violence in our schools but bemoan the fact that when you combine youth and ‘lack of experience’ they often are misguided and ill-informed. The best example came on Saturday when a reporter for Campus Reform walked around the Cal State-Santa Barbara campus asking the students ... (click for more)