Hardin school superintendent pleads n...

Hardin school superintendent pleads not guilty

There are 17 comments on the The Leaf-Chronicle story from Mar 27, 2012, titled Hardin school superintendent pleads not guilty. In it, The Leaf-Chronicle reports that:

SAVANNAH, Tenn. - The Hardin County public schools superintendent has pleaded not guilty to bringing a firearm onto school grounds.

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School Girl

Chatsworth, GA

#1 Mar 27, 2012
How do you plead not gulity after you admited that you carried the gun to the school? He even admited he carried more that one time.
educated redneck

United States

#2 Mar 27, 2012
you always plead not guilty if you think a jury of your peers will not convict you. and in this case i dont think they will.
Wonder

Chatsworth, GA

#3 Mar 27, 2012
Who is JT's lawyer?
When is the next court date?
educated redneck

United States

#4 Mar 27, 2012
curtis hopper, may,8 9am. deadline for motions apr,27.
Thought Crime

Murfreesboro, TN

#6 Mar 30, 2012
I don't think a jury should convict him!
guess

Jackson, TN

#7 Mar 30, 2012
Thought Crime wrote:
I don't think a jury should convict him!
I think people of Hardin County should convict him.
Conflict

New Albany, IN

#8 Mar 30, 2012
Is Curt not the county attorney? Seems like that would be conflictive if he is since JT is employed by the county and if he is fired from the BOE and decides to fight his termination who will Mr. Hopper represent?
Lillian

Arlington, TN

#9 Mar 30, 2012
I know John Thomas is a good person and he has done an excellent job as superintendent of schools for Hardin County, I pray this is resolved fast and he will be able to continue his good work.
fds

Halls, TN

#10 Mar 30, 2012
HE WON'T BE CONVICTED IF IT IS LEFT UP TO OUR DISTRICT ATT. HE WOULD'NT EVEN FILE CHARGES. IT HAD TO BE DONE BY A PRIVATE CITIZEN. THIS SHOULD BE TAKEN OVER BY THE STATES ATT.
uhhh

United States

#11 Mar 30, 2012
Lillian wrote:
I know John Thomas is a good person and he has done an excellent job as superintendent of schools for Hardin County, I pray this is resolved fast and he will be able to continue his good work.
He is a good person but he broke the law! If that was just another kids dad bringing it in, nobody would care about how nice of a person he was they would want to put him under he jail bc he could if harmed someone, or what if someone would have gotten his gun from him and shot one of the other students??? It's more to it than hes a good guy, he has to be punished as any other would be, bottom line!!!
fds

Halls, TN

#12 Mar 30, 2012
uhhh wrote:
<quoted text>
He is a good person but he broke the law! If that was just another kids dad bringing it in, nobody would care about how nice of a person he was they would want to put him under he jail bc he could if harmed someone, or what if someone would have gotten his gun from him and shot one of the other students??? It's more to it than hes a good guy, he has to be punished as any other would be, bottom line!!!
agreed....
hugo

Tullahoma, TN

#13 Mar 30, 2012
fds wrote:
<quoted text>agreed....
10-4 on that a few of us cops agree also.
charlie

Brentwood, TN

#14 Apr 1, 2012
Did he have a permit to carry? Did he have it on his person? if he had a permit and did not have it on his person he is NOT guilty!
xxx

Tullahoma, TN

#15 Apr 1, 2012
He had a permit to carry guns for 20 years... and has had tons of training. If a nut job came in that school, I would be HAPPY he has a gun on him to protect my kids and KNOWS HOW TO USE IT !!!
humpty

Gadsden, TN

#16 Apr 1, 2012
xxx wrote:
He had a permit to carry guns for 20 years... and has had tons of training. If a nut job came in that school, I would be HAPPY he has a gun on him to protect my kids and KNOWS HOW TO USE IT !!!
but its on school property no guns allowed.. what iof some nut job kid up there knowed he had it and took it away from him and started shooting other kids... wouldnt be so nice then..
Frogg

Wilkes Barre, PA

#17 Apr 2, 2012
Good person means shit. The low life was so afraid of children that he had to carry a gun to be around them. Hopefully they nail his ass to the wall.

Since: Nov 11

Cordova, TN

#18 Apr 2, 2012
charlie wrote:
Did he have a permit to carry? Did he have it on his person? if he had a permit and did not have it on his person he is NOT guilty!
Do you know how we know you don't know the laws regarding Concealed Carry?

Go on, guess.

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