U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn testifies before a Senate committee in October, 2014, regarding abortion.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Mid-State Republican congressional Rep. Marsha Blackburn has introduced a bill that would prohibit most abortions after 20 weeks.
Along with Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Blackburn on Tuesday introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The publication, The Hill, says the very same bill passed the House last year, but the companion measure stalled in the then Democrat controlled Senate.
DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Deputy District Attorney General Jennifer Nichols of Shelby County has been appointed to prosecute the Decatur County case involving the 2011 kidnapping and killing of a Tennessee woman, Holly Bobo.
Media report Decatur County Circuit Court Judge Creed McGinley on Tuesday approved the selection of Nichols by the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT) -- It was during this week in 1812 that one of Tennessee’s most famous sons led American troops against the British in the Battle of New Orleans.
Most Tennesseans recognize Andrew Jackson as one of the nation’s early presidents, but a visit to Jackson’s mid-state home, The Hermitage, suggests most are not aware of Jackson’s role in this pivotal battle.