Call us  Call Us (901) 433-9138

2850 Stage Village Cove No. 5
Bartlett, TN. 38134
Fax (901) 529-7687
News: bartlett.editor@journalinc.com
Advertising: vickie.clark@journalinc.com

 Subscribe in a reader

letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor for April 30, 2015

Post Image

The following letters to the editor were submitted for April 30 publication. Readers are encouraged to submit their own views. For guidelines, see the Bartlett Express policy for letters to the editor. Obsession with testing damages school system Editor’s note: Jennifer Proseus delivered the following remarks during the public commentary section of the April 14 […]

Read More

Lakeland must move on to other issues

Post Image

The Lakeland $50 million dollar bond referendum election is over. The people have voted, and a 60 percent majority have spoke. The 2015/2016 annual city budget is coming up shortly to be passed by the mayor and commissioners between now and June 1, 2015. As a Lakeland former mayor, I respectfully suggest all Lakeland citizens […]

Read More

A new year, the same need

Post Image

Sometimes it’s not what we want, but what we need. Here are a few things we need for our city. We need more of our citizens to be engaged in how our city is being shaped and developed. We need more people to recognize areas for improvement and lend their time and talents. We need […]

Read More

Trust doctors and patients to make abortion choices

Dear Editor, Pregnancy always poses some health risks for women. Even young and otherwise healthy women can develop serious, sometimes life-threatening complications during pregnancy. Women and their families have to make difficult decisions when complications threaten a woman’s health or when a fetus has a tragic congenital defect incompatible with life. The last thing that […]

Read More

Criticism is inaccurate, Bartlett jail official says

Post Image

A man jailed in Bartlett for four days wrote a scathing criticism Sunday of the facility’s cleanliness and the staff’s actions, but a jail spokesman said the facility’s condition and records show that all the allegations are untrue. Jeff Davis of Bartlett said he was jailed for public intoxication. He alleged unsanitary conditions, near-starvation-level food […]

Read More

Ovarian cancer survivor urges insurance signup

Ovarian cancer survivor urges insurance signup As an advocate for women with ovarian cancer, and a two-time gynecologic cancer survivor myself, I believe that access to healthcare is crucial to women with a history of cancer. Open enrollment for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act closes on March 31. I encourage uninsured Tennesseans, especially […]

Read More