ONEIDA CHEERLEADERS MAKE NATIONAL NEWS PRAYING BEFORE GAMES

Local cheerleaders’ fight to keep prayer on the football field has gained national attention. A couple years ago, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee asked Oneida High School to stop announcing prayers over the PA system, but Oneida bucked the order and kept the pre-game prayer. That continued until this season. Oneida High School…

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NATION: S.C. PASTOR THROWN IN JAIL FOR ‘NOISY CHURCH SERVICES’

A pastor in Columbia, SC, is spending two weeks in jail because neighbors complained that his church services were too loud, reports WLTX. Johnnie Clark’s Rehoboth United Assemblies Church has been around for 25 years, but recent downtown development has led to conflict with neighbors in newly built homes nearby, explains the State. Those neighbors…

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POLICE CHIEF’S CRY FOUL OVER ‘MOST DANGEROUS CITY’ REPORT

Ever since the release of an article by ADT, a security company, listing the top ‘Most Dangerous Cities in Tennessee’, local police are dismissing the report at purely commercial and misleading. That article, which was published and broadcast by many media outlets,  named Crossville, Athens, Memphis, Dyersburg, and Knoxville among those with the highest crime…

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