Why Are We Still Shocked At The Violence?

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Why are we continually shocked at the increase in the mass shootings and the incredible rise in violent crime in both our city and the larger more noteworthy cities around the country?

We now have an incredible amount of the young adult (30 and under) population who have grown up without God...absent in their schools and in their homes. Our country has turned its back on God.

They have grown up “playing” violent, live action, video games, that desensitize them to death and gore.

They live in a country that no longer places a value on human life, born or unborn...and we are shocked that the killings are on the rise? 

The unfortunate victims are just “targets” to their killers, not flesh and blood with a soul. 

I’m saddened, but not shocked anymore.

Clayton Cornell


Clearing Up The Misconception About Medicare Recipients

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds Decision To Exclude Videotape Of Post-Polygraph Statements

A Sad Party For America


I am a senior citizen and retiree with health problems. I've worked since I was 14-years-old and even younger doing odd jobs. I've been the spouse of a military veteran who kept the family going ... (click for more)

In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a trial court acted within its discretion in excluding from trial a defendant’s videotaped statements given in a post-polygraph ... (click for more)

Candidates for the Democrat nomination for president are showing us why they may be the worst pool of aspirants in almost 150 years in a sharply divided party. A sometimes confused Joe Biden ... (click for more)


Opinion

Clearing Up The Misconception About Medicare Recipients

I am a senior citizen and retiree with health problems. I've worked since I was 14-years-old and even younger doing odd jobs. I've been the spouse of a military veteran who kept the family going while that spouse was away either in training or sent farther way somewhere else. Spouses, parents and grannies, especially, are the unsung heroes of the enlisted when military calls the ... (click for more)

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds Decision To Exclude Videotape Of Post-Polygraph Statements

In an opinion released Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a trial court acted within its discretion in excluding from trial a defendant’s videotaped statements given in a post-polygraph interview. In so doing, the Court reversed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals. The defendant, Quintis McCaleb, was indicted on one count of aggravated sexual battery ... (click for more)

Breaking News

State Dismisses Manslaughter Charge Against Jadarius Knox; Anguished Mother Of Victim Says "He Didn't Have To Kill Him"

The District Attorney's Office on Thursday dismissed a voluntary manslaughter charge against Jadarius Knox, saying evidence in the case in which Dakota Biddle was killed showed a self defense theory could be found to be valid. Knox was original charged with criminal homicide in the May 2018 incident on Basswood Drive, but it was reduced to voluntary manslaughter at the Grand ... (click for more)

Lookout Mountain, Ga. Town Center Work To Start Soon; Jim Sabourin Resigns From Council And Is Replaced By Kevin Leckenby

After eight years of talking and planning, Lookout Mountain, Ga., is ready to begin building a new Town Center. To begin with there will be two municipal buildings, City Hall and a fire station. The design of the area has space for private developers to build commercial buildings in the future. Adhering to design guidelines provided by the city and aiming for a cost of $2.8 ... (click for more)

Sports

Big-Play East Ridge Rolls Past Whitwell In Season Opener

Oh, what a difference a year can make. Last fall, the Whitwell Tigers were undefeated in football as they won their first state title in a season that was memorable in a number of ways. Fast forward to this season and the situation is totally different. The Tigers had to replace a bunch of graduating seniors and they’re getting used to a new head coach. Undoubtedly, Whitwell ... (click for more)

Sito Seoane Has Equalizer As Red Wolves Tie Tormenta

The Chattanooga Red Wolves’ Sito Seoane has a gift for scoring on the road. Of his four goals scored on the season, each and every one has been notched away from David Stanton Field. Goal number four was crucial, as it provided the equalizing score in Chattanooga’s 1-1 draw against Tormenta. Seoane’s critical score came in the 57th minute, after the sun had been tucked away and ... (click for more)