Bay Springs Lake News
9/23/2017 4:42:00 PM
For those who missed this, Donald Trump was in Alabama tonight, speaking at a rally in support of a senatorial candidate named Luther Strange. In front of several thousand people at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, the 45th president decided to throw ...
9/19/2017 10:24:00 PM
The contents of this article have been modified since its original posting. The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office received a report Monday of what are apparently extremely old human remains that were discovered on the banks of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
9/12/2017 8:18:00 AM
It lasted about six months. SEACOR operated that service, too, and the Tenn-Tom project presents the flip-side of SEACOR’s NOLA success. Rich Teubner was the Tenn-Tom manager. SEACOR couldn’t aggregate enough volume in that waterway, Teubner said.
8/24/2017 5:50:00 PM
A few moments ago Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about criticism of President Trump from Bob Corker, the veteran Republican senator. Huckabee Sanders replied that such a question “doesn’t dignify a response” from the White House. I would like to ...
8/3/2017 6:52:00 PM
One of the great ongoing fears stemming from the Donald Trump Administration of Fuckery is that this crap becomes normalized; that we hear enough insane rambling and see enough awfulness that it all turns to a big blog of meh. For the most part I sorta ...
7/30/2017 5:00:00 PM
First timer? In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now pretty much a once-every-four-or-five days blog), I use an app that provides a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental United States (the lower 48). I call this ...
7/26/2017 11:37:00 PM
The Washington Free Beacon
Today Senate Republicans voted against repealing Obamacare without a replacement in a 45-55 vote. Voting against the measure were senators Shelley Moore Capito (R., W.V.), Susan Collins (R., Maine), Dean Heller (R., Nev.), John McCain (R., Ariz.), Rob ...
7/26/2017 9:41:00 PM
WASHINGTON -- After failing late Tuesday to pass an Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, seven Republicans crossed party lines to shoot down the straight repeal bill that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) touted as the same thing most GOPs voted to ...
7/26/2017 6:26:00 PM
Hours after the Senate voted to begin debate on their healthcare overhaul, a proposal that would repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more restrictive plan failed to get the votes needed, with nine GOP senators defecting. The final tally on the ...
7/26/2017 2:12:00 PM
After the defeat of the Better Care Reconciliation Act late Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to express his feelings on the matter. In an early morning tweet, Trump went after Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who ...
Trump Just Called Out a Female Senator for Voting Against Obamacare Repeal. But She Wasn’t the Only Republican Who Did
7/26/2017 11:23:00 AM
In a tweet early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump singled out Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski for voting against the Obamacare repeal. "Senator @lisamurkowski of the Great State of Alaska really let the Republicans, and our country, down yesterday. Too bad ...
7/26/2017 9:42:00 AM
Solid Democratic opposition and Republicans unwilling to erase the law without a replacement in hand were expected to defeat that plan. Murkowski has been a frequent critic of Senate GOP leadership's attempts to repeal Obamacare without a replacement. Nine ...
7/26/2017 7:02:00 AM
Do nothing Congress rejected a key proposal to repealing and replacing Obamacare Tuesday night. Nine GOP Senators voted against the amendment. As reported earlier, Republican Senators secured the 50 votes needed to move forward on repealing Obamacare ...
The Daily 202: Senate Republicans still face narrow path to pass health-care bill after procedural victory
7/26/2017 3:57:00 AM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Republican Sens. John Cornyn (Tex.) and John Barrasso (Wyo.) leave the Senate chamber after Vice President Pence breaks a 50-50 tie to formally open debate on Republican health-care legislation. (Oliver ...
7/25/2017 7:11:00 PM
The Senate rejected a key proposal repealing and replacing ObamaCare on Tuesday night, as senators start a days-long debate on healthcare. Senators voted 43-57 on a procedural hurdle for the measure that included the GOP repeal and a replace bill, the ...
7/24/2017 9:00:00 PM
The Senate rejected a key proposal repealing and replacing ObamaCare on Tuesday night as senators start a dayslong debate on healthcare. Senators voted 43-57 on a procedural hurdle for the measure that included the GOP's repeal and a replace bill, the ...
7/24/2017 6:25:00 AM
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., joined Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo, R-Ind., this week in taking action to stop a government agency from implementing a final rule that discourages consumers and companies ...
7/21/2017 1:25:00 PM
Following media reports throughout the week that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was considering jettisoning the State Department's cybersecurity office, 24 House Democrats sent a letter Friday imploring him not to. Early this week, Chris Painter, then ...
Labor Department Whistleblower: Agency Officials Intentionally Denied or Delayed Pay-Outs to Nuclear Workers in Hopes They Would Die
7/21/2017 1:08:00 PM
The Washington Free Beacon
A senior attorney at the Labor Department is accusing agency officials of writing and manipulating regulations to intentionally delay and deny congressionally mandated compensation to nuclear-weapons workers who suffered from sicknesses—and in some cases ...
7/19/2017 1:04:00 AM
Times West Virginian
With the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” having been shot down as a result of a lack of the necessary votes, the future of American health care will remain in flux. “Obamacare” has ...
7/7/2017 7:42:00 PM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Now the emptied stalks had dried enough to be pulled up and burned, he judged, and the end of a day spent hauling trotlines on the Tenn-Tom Waterway was when he chose for us to do it. “I’ll drive along and you pull up the stalks, shake the dirt off the ...
7/3/2017 7:04:00 AM
In case you missed this, yesterday afternoon, in the aftermath of the James Comey testimony, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the press, “I can definitely say the president is not a liar.” This is a preposterous lie. But, please, don’t just trust my ...
6/29/2017 6:55:00 AM
Out front, the Senate health-care bill is currently stalled. But GOP leaders are working frantically behind the scenes on revisions that could open the door to 50 votes they need to pass the measure next month. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky ...
6/28/2017 10:17:00 AM
After the election in November, I had a conversation with a close friend who is decidedly non-partisan--meaning, in her case, that she sees an equal amount of fault in both parties in power and voted for neither Clinton nor Trump--but also extremely ...
6/24/2017 3:04:00 PM
I love talking writing with other writers. It’d be weird to list that as a hobby, but it is—in fact—sort of a hobby. So recently I decided I should do something about it. Hence, my new weekly Bumpers podcast, Two Writers Slinging Yang. The idea is ...
6/17/2017 7:54:00 PM
Eventually, the boys scaled back their ambitions. They would raft down the Tenn-Tom instead. Besides, they have relatives, who live in Noxubee County near the Waterway. The four took their time and put a lot of thought into the 21-by-12-foot raft they ...
6/15/2017 7:20:00 PM
My kids and 10 and 13. Both play youth sports, though my daughter (the older of the two) is more serious about her chosen endeavor (water polo) than my son is about his (he actually doesn’t have a chosen endeavor. He participates according to season ...
6/15/2017 3:52:00 PM
The most impressive lock we have done was Lock 17. This lock is known for it’s status as the highest lock on this canal at 40.5 feet (although we have done bigger ones on the Tenn-Tom Waterway). It is also one of only 2 locks in North America where the ...
6/12/2017 5:00:00 AM
has recently installed a new waterfront crane capable of handling shipping containers and is working to secure regularly scheduled service between the region and New Orleans via the Mississippi and Mobile via the Tenn-Tom. Optimizing utilization of ...
6/10/2017 5:20:00 AM
The journey covered 3,200 miles. As the magnet made its way up the Tenn-Tom, Quinn and his family watched it go through the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Lock in Itawamba County. But getting the magnet to the Chicago suburbs was only half the battle.
6/7/2017 2:18:00 PM
Either the Cleveland Cavaliers or Golden State Warriors are about to win the NBA title, which means they’ll likely be invited to the White House to pose in the Rose Garden and shake (tiny) hands with Donald Trump. But will they go? LeBron James was a ...
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…
5/27/2017 9:14:00 AM
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5/25/2017 1:00:00 AM
Commonly known as the Tenn-Tom, the 234-mile waterway connects the Tennessee and Tombigbee rivers, allowing commercial navigation from the nation’s midsection to the Gulf of Mexico. Construction of the Tenn-Tom required the excavation of 310 million ...
5/20/2017 8:33:00 PM
Guests gather during a barge tour on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway on Friday. The tour was to emphasize the waterway as an economic powerhouse For many, the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is something you drive over when on Highway 82 in Columbus or ...
5/19/2017 9:00:00 PM
For many, the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is something you drive over when on Highway 82 in Columbus or Highway 50 near West Point. For others, it's a great source of recreation. Allan Brewer understands that. "For a lot of people, it's just something ...
5/19/2017 5:20:00 PM
(WCBI) – Lawmakers and business leaders take a ride down the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway on Friday. The Tenn-Tom Waterway Development Authority hosted the tour in Lowndes County this morning. An Army Corps of Engineers barge gave the group a first ...
5/17/2017 3:19:00 PM
So earlier this morning Donald Trump spoke at the Coast Guard commencement. It seemed to be going pretty well. Whoever wrote the speech did a solid job. He was rolling along. Applause here, applause there. And then … “Now I want to take this ...
5/11/2017 12:08:00 PM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
OKOLONA – Tenn Tom Moving Youth is accepting applications for the spring Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) program. Applicants must be 18-24 years old, have a GED or high school diploma, be able to pass a background check, pass a drug test and take ...
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