Ron Parson Is Dedicated To Bettering His Community - And Response

Monday, March 17, 2014

Ron Parson has spent his life dedicated to the betterment of his community and ensuring the citizenship of Chattanooga and Hamilton County have the means to provide for themselves and their families.  

Ron Parson worked tirelessly this past holiday season, making sure in-need families had gifts for their children. Ron's participation in Shop With A Cop and The Santa Train are an example of his commitment to those in need.  

Rarely will Ron openly admit his involvement in such events, even to his friends, as he does not seek recognition, for it is his own sense of community pride and his love for this great county that drives him. Ron does not often pose for photos or statements at these events, often avoiding the media entirely so he can focus on what really matters: providing the citizens of this great county with the resources they need, when they need them.  

Ron Parson will bring this sense of community pride and civic leadership to the office of circuit court clerk, and that is why he deserves your vote in the upcoming election.

Todd Virgo

* * *

Hamilton County Government needs honest and fair leadership.  Ron Parson has a history of making false and misleading statements. He was  demoted in the Sheriff's Office from chief of patrol to captain of the Court Division. He had a subordinate do his online college assignments and gave his password to that person.

We need to change how we elect our officials, le'ts elect in someone with integrity and not Ron Parson.

As for his charitable work, it seems to me as just for publicity and to cover up his guilt for his transgressions.

Bob Koscinski


Senator Corker's Laments

I hope Senator Corker has kept a list of all of his solutions to imminent problems/actions he foresaw during the past several years but to no avail.  Most of them have fallen too often with much fanfare by Harry Reid with nervous silence of his followers who are too accustomed to what follows to go the other way.  I am anxious for the day when the Senate can open without ... (click for more)

Outrageous To Give Vehicles To Nation Of Islam Neighborhood Patrol - And Response

Chief of Police Fred Fletcher of the Chattanooga Police Department has recently decided to give two surplus patrol vehicles to the Nation of Islam Neighborhood Patrol. This is an insult to the life and memory of PO Philip Cardillo who lost his life in April 1972 at the hand of the members of the Nation of Islam Mosque No.7 in Harlem and his fellow officers who were savagely beaten ... (click for more)

Boyd Questions Effectiveness Of Read 20 Program; Coppinger Defends It

County Commissioner Tim Boyd said he questions the effectiveness of the Read 20 pre-K literacy program and wants the director to come before the County Commission to answer questions.   County Mayor Jim Coppinger defended the program, noting that it was the creation of former County Mayor Claude Ramsey.   Commissioner Boyd said the low literacy level hearing ... (click for more)

Corker Says Without Budget Reform, Washington Is “Laying A Huge Burden On Future Generations”

In remarks on the Senate floor  on Wednesday , Senator Bob Corker joined a number of colleagues to discuss the broken federal budget process.   “The processes that we have in place make it impossible for us to really deal with our country’s fiscal issues,” said Senator Corker. “Today is the perfect example of that: we pass a continuing resolution ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Beats Red Bank On Senior Night

It was Senior Night at Signal Mountain on Wednesday as the Lady Eagles played their last regular-season volleyball match at home before they host next week’s District 7-AA tournament and all went pretty much as planned. It was a battle of regular-season district champions as the 6-AA queen Red Bank Lionettes provided the opposition for the 7-AA winning Lady Eagles. Signal ... (click for more)

Hamilton Heights Announces 2016-17 Hoops Slate

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy released its 2016-17 varsity boys’ basketball schedule on Thursday. The Hawks will participate in 13 events around the country, including the prestigious Chick-Fil-A Classic in Columbus, S.C., the Marshall County Hoopfest in Ky., and the Flyin’ To The Hoops Classic in Dayton, Ohio.  Locally, the Hamilton Heights squad will host ... (click for more)