The Mountain Sentinel

A different view of the world ...

September 15, 2014

 

Home

 

Opinion

 

News

 

Fracking Waste
Childhood Depression
Food & News Shorts
Future of Fuel
Just Ask
Plastic Bags
NE State
Violent Deaths
Home Business
Processed Food

 

Columns

 

Appalachian Spirit

 

Congress

 

Roe

 

Alexander

 

Corker

 

Schedule

 

Our Blue Planet

 

Read All About It

 

Tech News

 

Weather

 

Community News

 

Things To Do

 

Obituaries

 

Sheriff's Report

 

911 Report

 

Property Transfers

 

About

Archives

Sitemap

 

 

External Sites

Johnson County Chamber of Commerce

Johnson County 911

Remote Area Medical

Tennessee's Missing

Current Edition (PDF)

September 15, 2014

On This Day, September 15 …

1858 - The first mail service begins to the Pacific Coast of the U.S. under government contract. Coaches from the Butterfield Overland Mail Company took 12 days to make the journey between Tipton, MO and San Francisco, CA.

 

Quotes

"This isn't life in the fast lane, it's life in the oncoming traffic."
~ Terry [Sir Terence David John] Pratchett, OBE, 1948-    , British novelist & satirist ("Discworld" series – has sold over 85 million books)

"It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession.  I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."
~ Ronald Reagan, 1911-2004, 40th American president

"Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity.  That's how rich I want to be."
~ Rita Rudner, 1955-    , American comedian & author ("Naked Beneath my Clothes")

“Take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then say it with the utmost levity.”
~ George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Nobel Prize-winning Irish playwright ("Pygmalion")

“I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.”
~ John Ernst Steinbeck III, 1902-1968, Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning American author ("The Grapes of Wrath")

"They say you can't do it, but sometimes that doesn't always work."
~ Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel, 1890-1975, American Baseball-Hall-of-Fame outfielder & manager ["The Old Perfessor"]