Nov 10 2015
07:30 am

As a kid I lived in Memphis, about two blocks from the Overton Park Zoo. I remember hearing lions grunting in the night. They don't actually roar. I haven't actually heard what the impacts are of Tiger Haven on the neighbors other than fear of the beasts. All farms have a certain amount of impact. How is this one greater than normal?

...the county attorney has been in talks with Tiger Haven. County leaders want the tiger sanctuary to not expand, get a permit for the fence, and have the TWRA inspect it.

“I think it’s a step in the right direction and I’m very hopeful that we can get this resolved and not have to take the matter to court,” said Commissioner Mike Hooks


Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.