NoogaRadio Again Hosts The Post & Email

NoogaRadio Again Hosts The Post & Email

DO PRISONS REHABILITATE OR INCUBATE? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 12, 2018) — As he has several times previously, on Monday morning, NoogaRadio host David Tulis again hosted this writer to discuss conditions in Tennessee prisons. Tulis’s show focuses on the local Chattanooga, TN economy, commerce and government corruption.  The show airs from 9:00 to 11:00 […]

Harmer Reports Suspected Sexual Harassment at MCCX

Harmer Reports Suspected Sexual Harassment at MCCX

ON THE PART OF STAFF by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 23, 2018) — In two communications received earlier this month, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer reported “harassment” on the part of a corrections officer during the third shift which he now believes is sexual in nature. In a February 8, 2018 memo […]

Harmer Reports Improvement in Food Service at MCCX

Harmer Reports Improvement in Food Service at MCCX

“HERE IS SOME GOOD NEWS” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2018) — In a letter received on Monday dated January 24, 2018, MCCX inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported that he has noted an improvement in food service in his section of the prison. MCCX is one of 14 prisons within the Tennessee Department of […]

Harmer Reports Prescription Medication Reinstated

Harmer Reports Prescription Medication Reinstated

BUT FOR HOW LONG? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 28, 2018) — On January 19, 2018, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, wrote in a letter received last week that the Naproxen he was prescribed years ago for degenerative joint disease was recently reinstated after having been withheld beginning on December 30. At that time, the […]

Report: Christmas Package Intended for Inmate Jettisoned by MCCX Staff

Report:  Christmas Package Intended for Inmate Jettisoned by MCCX Staff

SUPPLIER WAS TOLD INMATE “UNAVAILABLE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 23, 2018) — A letter and complaint form received from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer on Tuesday states that a package intended as a Christmas gift from a friend never reached him because prison staff told the supplier that he was “unavailable.” Packages to inmates are […]

Harmer Reports Attempted Prison Escape

Harmer Reports Attempted Prison Escape

EXCORIATES WARDEN FOR NOT “PROTECTING SOCIETY BETTER” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 20, 2018) — Enclosed with a letter received on Friday from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, was a copy of a report sent to Commissioner Tony Parker stating that a means of possible inmate escape was not properly safeguarded by Warden Shawn Phillips […]

TDOC Inmate Report: Two Medications Again Withheld

TDOC Inmate Report:  Two Medications Again Withheld

“WHY ARE YOU PERIODICALLY STOPPING MY MEDICATION?” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 15, 2018) — On the heels of the good news that the heat was turned on in his cell after many weeks of reported “freezing” temperatures within, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer reported in the same mailing that two of his medications were removed […]

The Heat is On!

The Heat is On!

“THEY ARE NOT HAPPY ABOUT THE NEGATIVE ARTICLES” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 13, 2018) — A letter dated January 6, 2018 received on Saturday from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer reports that his cell, which he has long said has been maintained at “freezing” temperatures, now has heat. Since late November, Harmer has written a […]

Can This Inmate Get Heat for Christmas?

Can This Inmate Get Heat for Christmas?

“COLD AIR IS BLOWING IN” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 22, 2017) — In a letter received on Friday, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported some good news: that the heat in his cell at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) was at long last “turned on” on one week ago on December 15. “On […]

TDOC Update: Latest Threat to Inmate Abated

TDOC Update:  Latest Threat to Inmate Abated

GANG MEMBER POSING THREAT RELOCATED DESPITE SPOKESWOMAN’S CLAIM REPORT “FICTITIOUS” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 14, 2017) — Late last month, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported to The Post & Email and to David Tulis of the “Nooganomics” radio show and website that a member of the Crips gang who entered his cell three […]

Tennessee Legislator to Appear Friday Morning on “Nooganomics” Show

Tennessee Legislator to Appear Friday Morning on “Nooganomics” Show

TOPIC:  TENNESSEE PRISONS by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 9, 2017) — Following The Post & Email’s appearance on the “Nooganomics” radio show on Thursday, host David Tulis informed us that State Rep. John Ray Clemmons will be in his studio on Friday morning to answer questions about Tennessee’s prison system on the air. Tulis hosts the […]

Report: Tennessee Prison Places Gang Member in Close Proximity to Inmate Target

Report:  Tennessee Prison Places Gang Member in Close Proximity to Inmate Target

INMATE ASKS WARDEN:  “YOU TRYING TO PUT A HIT ON ME?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 7, 2017) — In a report received from Nooganomics radio show host and former Chattanooga Times Free Press copy editor David Tulis on Sunday evening, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, whose case The Post & Email […]

Letter to Tennessee State Representative Details Alleged Code, Statutory Violations

Letter to Tennessee State Representative Details Alleged Code, Statutory Violations

“PLEASE INVESTIGATE THESE VERIFIABLE CLAIMS” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 5, 2017) — A September 28, 2017 letter from MCCX inmate Grenda Ray Harmer to Tennessee state representative John Ray Clemmons outlines a number of alleged violations of the standards maintained by the American Correctional Association (ACA) as well as Tennessee law and official prison policies. […]

MCCX Inmate Names Names in Gang-Member Confrontation

MCCX Inmate Names Names in Gang-Member Confrontation

“DEAR COMMISSIONER PARKER…” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 28, 2017) — The following copy of a letter addressed to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker was received by this writer on Monday and provides full details about a confrontation at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) in Wartburg, TN on July 28, 2017 between […]

It is Up to the TDOC Whether an Inmate Lives or Dies

It is Up to the TDOC Whether an Inmate Lives or Dies

“IF I MAKE IT THROUGH THIS HUNGER STRIKE…” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 1, 2017) — On Saturday, The Post & Email received a letter, now few and far between, from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, who launched a hunger strike on June 5. Harmer said his protest stemmed from poor […]