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While COVID-19 Restrictions Loosen Elsewhere, Nursing Homes Remain Heavily Impacted

by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 9, 2022) — Last Wednesday evening, The Post & Email spoke with Mrs. Norma Whiting, a longtime acquaintance with whom we first started speaking more than a decade ago when she and her now late husband, Gene Whiting, resided in McMinn County, TN. Mr. and Mrs. Whiting attended several court hearings […]

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For Fourth Time, Tennessee Supreme Court Refuses to Hear “Fraud upon the Court” Case

by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 21, 2021) — “Evidently in Tennessee, a bank can allege and admit to a ‘mistake… the bank’s mistake‘ and yet hold the customer accountable, knowing it will cost the customer a million-dollar loss while the bank profits.  This has now been approved by the TN Supreme Court who has just declined […]

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Tennessee: Harmer Calls for Investigation into Alleged Prison Mental-Health-Services Fraud

AFTER COMPELLED PARTICIPATION by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 6, 2019) — A letter received on Friday from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, alleges a scheme on the part of TDOC Commissioner Tony Parker to compel inmates to obtain mental-health counseling, whether or not they have been evaluated as requiring it, to enrich the prison service-provider, […]

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Tennessee: Shelby County Inmate Says He is “Thorn in Side” of Judicial System

HAVE JAILERS MADE HIM A “TARGET?” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 25, 2019) — A letter received last week from Shelby County, TN inmate Benjamin Miles dated October 9, 2019 expresses gratitude for The Post & Email’s response to an earlier letter in which Miles described a severe beating by correction officers and hospitalization of which […]

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Tennessee: NWCX Inmate Reports Educational Staff “Cook the Books” for Federal Dollars

“A DISGUSTING TREND” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 7, 2019) — A letter received Tuesday from an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN focuses on what he believes to be deceptive practices within the prison’s educational program. The inmate had recently written to us to report what he said is the “militarization” […]

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In Federal Lawsuit, Tennessee Inmate Claims Fear of Impending “Physical Injury”

“STRIKING ME REPEATEDLY IN THE FACE WITH CLOSED FISTS” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 23, 2019) — An inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) with whom The Post & Email has corresponded intermittently over the last two years has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) and a number of […]

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Can the Court Deny a Clear Miscarriage of Justice?

FALSELY-ACCUSED FORMER JAIL OFFICER CONTINUES TO SEEK EXONERATION by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 23, 2019) — On Thursday, Memphis resident Earley Story went to the Shelby County courthouse at 201 Poplar Street, accompanied by an acquaintance, to file documents he said should prove him innocent of a 1999 conviction for selling marijuana to an undercover officer […]

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Judge is Common Denominator in Former Sergeant’s Quest for Justice

TROUBLING PATTERN EMERGES IN 22-YEAR-OLD CONVICTION by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 15, 2019) — Since his 1999 conviction for allegedly selling marijuana to an undercover agent and confidential informant, former Shelby County, TN Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Sergeant Earley Story has been attempting to clear his name of a crime which evidence indicates he did not commit. […]

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Shelby County, TN: Former Law-Enforcement Officer Requests Expedited Hearing Based on “New Evidence” in 22-Year-Old Conviction

BUT WILL HE RECEIVE A FAIR REVIEW? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2019) — On November 15, 2018, The Post & Email published an article detailing a 22+-year effort on the part of Memphis resident Earley Story to clear his name of a felony of which he was convicted in December 1999. The 1997 charge […]

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Madison County, TN: Why is Timothy Aaron Baxter in Prison if the Jury Was Corrupted?

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IGNORED IN CASE OF MAN SENTENCED TWICE TO PRISON by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 26, 2019) — On Monday The Post & Email interviewed Lee Baxter, father of Timothy Aaron Baxter, who has been imprisoned by the State of Tennessee’s Department of Correction (TDOC) since 2011 on a Madison County jury conviction on […]