Rhonda Thurman Was On Target On The Magnet Schools

Sunday, October 21, 2018

I can remember Rhonda Thurman telling the other members of the School Board that she would love to go to Las Vegas with certain parents that won the right to go to a Magnet School because they beat all odds. 

She also called Magnet Schools"Private Schools" long before anyone else did.  It is truly amazing what some people won't or don't hear. 

I hope some of the little whipper snappers on the board will listen to people with institutional knowledge and the ability to project into the future..Thanks Rhonda.

Ernie McCarson


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Opinion

Praying For The Nashville Scooter Victim And Glad Our City Council Wised Up

My heart, thoughts and prayers go out to the critically injured electric scooter victim who collided with an SUV on a downtown Nashville street this past Thursday evening. I wish this 26-year-old accident victim a full and speedy recovery, as he lives in critical condition at Vanderbilt hospital this weekend. My heart, thoughts and prayers also go out to the driver of the SUV ... (click for more)

Brown V. Board 65 Years Later

May 17, 1954 is a date forever etched upon the annals of American history because on that pivotal day the Supreme Court would affirm in the decision of Brown v. Board (1954), “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” This ruling overturned the infamous Plessy v. Ferguson ... (click for more)

Breaking News

4 People Shot At 2 Hixson Locations; 2 Killed On Ardis Lane; 2 Men Shot At Northgate Crossing Apartments In Hixson

Four men were shot in two overnight shootings in Hixson. Two people were shot and killed on Ardis Lane. At approximately 10:07 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 6700 block of Ardis Lane on a report of persons shot. Upon arrival, police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced Kirtus Thompson, 27, deceased on ... (click for more)

Training Sessions Set For New Online Process By Trustee For Selling Tax-Delinquent Property

The Hamilton County Trustee’s office will partner with CivicSource on Thursday to hold community information sessions on purchasing tax-delinquent real estate. A noon session will be held at the in the McDaniel Building, 455 N. Highland Park Ave., and a 6:30 p.m. session will be held at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. The events are free and open to the public. ... (click for more)

Sports

Mocs Softball Ends Season In NCAA Regional

The Chattanooga Mocs softball team had its memorable 2019 season come to a close after falling 2-1 to Southeast Missouri State in the first elimination game of the NCAA Tournament, Oxford Regional, on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Ole Miss. Chattanooga finishes the season 37-17 (.685) following the loss. The 37 wins are the most since 2012 while the WL percentage is the ... (click for more)

Baylor Falls 4-0 To MBA In Division II-AA State Soccer Quarterfinal

The Baylor boys soccer team hosted Montgomery Bell Academy in a Division II-AA Quarter Final on Saturday. The reigning state champions were unable to find their groove as they bowed out of the state tournament with a 4-0 loss to MBA. “We knew going in that we needed to play our best, but there are days like these when you don’t put your best foot forward.” said Baylor Head Coach ... (click for more)