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Opinion

‘Living on Purpose’: The passion of Christ is our eternal hope

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Editor’s note: “Living on Purpose” is a Kentucky-based religious column provided free to the Bartlett Express. We also welcome local columns with similarly universal messages; send your submissions to carolyn.bahm@journalinc.com. This is the time of year when Christians remember the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a season when His followers are focused […]

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Bible outlines Christian principles about money

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The Bible has many things to say about mankind’s relationship with money. Debt: Romans 13:8, which implores us to “owe nothing to anyone but to love them” often comes to mind when thinking of the Biblical verses about “owing.” Other include: “Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, […]

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‘Living on Purpose’: There is more to being rich than having money

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Editor’s note: “Living on Purpose” is a Kentucky-based religious column provided free to the Bartlett Express. We also welcome local columns with similarly universal messages; send your submissions to carolyn.bahm@journalinc.com. We often hear the term “it’s all about the money,” but nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to hope and a […]

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The presence of faith within community

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Editor’s note: “Living on Purpose” is a Kentucky-based religious column provided free to the Bartlett Express. We also welcome local columns with similarly universal messages; send your submissions to carolyn.bahm@journalinc.com. The idea of faith within any community usually leads to thoughts about various types of churches, and this can definitely be a part of it; […]

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Screenings: Life-savers for colorectal cancer

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  EDITOR’S NOTE: The Bartlett Express welcomes letters to the editor and guest opinion columns; see guidelines. Dear Editor, March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity to bring attention to potentially lifesaving actions people can take. This year, the American Cancer Society estimates over 135,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer […]

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Regaining balance with clear and undisputed tax cut

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Critics of the original IMPROVE Act made a legitimate point opposing the bill as first drafted. They argued that state government cannot in good conscience ask for more money when Tennessee is running an overall budget surplus. They were right. That was then, this is now. The original proposal is no longer before us. Those […]

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Bills get students out of their seats

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The Senate advanced two bills last week which help ensure that students get more physical activity in schools, including the Tom Cronan Physical Education Act, which requires each student in elementary school to participate in a physical education class (PE) at least twice a week for a combined total of no less than 60 minutes. […]

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State Library and Archives can’t afford more funding delays

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As the legislative session winds down, I am cautiously optimistic that the General Assembly will include funding for a new Tennessee State Library and Archives building in the next state budget. I am optimistic because I have heard from many House and Senate members who support funding for the new building. But I am also […]

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‘Living on Purpose’: God desires that we place our hope in Him

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Editor’s note: “Living on Purpose” is a Kentucky-based religious column provided free to the Bartlett Express. We also welcome local columns with similarly universal messages; send your submissions to carolyn.bahm@journalinc.com. Hope is one of those dynamic words that deserves the title of catalyst when it comes to change. It is a spiritual attribute that God’s […]

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Tenn. Senate approves voting on election of state AG

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NASHVILLE — A resolution that would allow Tennessee voters to decide if they want to popularly elect the state’s attorney general (AG) was approved 22 to 8 Monday night by the State Senate on final consideration.Senate Joint Resolution 57, sponsored by Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet), begins the process of amending the State Constitution, which […]

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TN Broadband Accessibility Act overcomes committee hurdle

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Senate committees wrapped up budget hearings for various agencies and departments of state government last week and moved a number of important bills to the Senate floor for final action. This includes the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, which proposes a responsible path to improve access to broadband through investment, deregulation and education. Senate Bill 1215, […]

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Trump’s budget blueprint shows optimism

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CHATTANOOGA — U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s budget blueprint on March 16. He is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a member of the Senate Budget Committee. “I sincerely appreciate the Trump administration’s effort to cut waste and encourage efficiency, but the fact is that […]

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