Chuck Jones

Business
2:25 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

College Book Renter Reduces Size as Part of Chapter 11 Reorganization

Murray-based College Book Renter is downsizing as part of its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganization. College Book Renter is one of many companies owned by Murray businessman Chuck Jones and partner David Griffin, an Arkansas-based businessman.

Bankruptcy Trustee Robert Waldschmidt says CBR has set up a temporary smaller location, after abandoning its much larger facility south of town. Waldschmidt says that building was too big and too expensive to operate. 

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Chuck Jones Lawsuit
3:18 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Jones Company CBR Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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College Book Rental Company, LLC, (CBR) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The case filed October 4, 2012, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle Tennessee District of Tennessee petitions relief of approximately $15,036,951.93 in debts. Fifteen million dollars of that claim are for money loaned.

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Developing: Chuck Jones Lawsuit
3:39 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Long Legal Battle Likely in Store for Chuck Jones in Copyright Infringement Case

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Murray Businessman Chuck Jones could be in for a long, and expensive, legal battle with textbook publishers McGraw Hill and Pearson Education according to one attorney. Karl Means is the Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice Group for the Shulman Rogers law firm in Potomac, Maryland. Means says the restraining order requested last Thursday is likely just the first piece of litigation Jones will face. He also says criminal charges, while uncommon, are still possible for Jones. Listen to the interview with Means by clicking "Listen" above. Means does not represent anyone involved in the lawsuits.

Chuck Jones Lawsuit
4:27 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Lawsuit Filed Against Chuck Jones Alleges Counterfeiting Textbooks

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A lawsuit filed in US District court against Murray businessman Chuck Jones and several of his associates and businesses alleges Jones used companies he owned to infringe the copyrights of several textbook publishers.

McGraw-Hill and Pearson Educations allege Jones and his associates produced counterfeit covers for international editions of their textbooks, allowing him to sell and rent them as US editions for a significant profit.

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Afternoon Update
3:52 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 8/31/12

If confirmed, it would be the largest cheating scandal at the university in recent memory.
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Developing
9:36 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Murray's Chuck Jones Leaves Leadership of His Companies: "Consultant" in Place

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In an e-mail to employees Thursday owner and CEO of C.A. Jones Management, Chuck Jones relinquished control of some of his companies to a "consultant", Myles MacDonald of Kraft CPA in Nashville, TN as requested by his business partner David Griffin.

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Afternoon Update
4:26 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 8/28/12

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Business
12:06 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Planters Bank Suing Chuck Jones Over Alleged Breach of Loan Agreement

Planters Bank in Hopkinsville is suing Murray businessman Charles (Chuck) Jones for nearly $11.3 million for allegedly breaching loan agreements with the bank. Jones operates multiple businesses including Southeastern Book, College Book Renter and Integrated Computer Solutions. 

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Civil Suits
11:26 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Complaint Filed Against Chuck and Sarah Jones, CA Jones Management Group

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One of Murray's largest private business owners and philanthropists is under fire from one of his investors.  David Griffin's attorney filed a complaint against Chuck and Sarah Jones in federal court late last month. Chuck and Sarah Jones operate several companies under the the name of C.A. Jones Management. 

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Local Charity
7:04 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Murray-Calloway County United Way Reaches Goal

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The Murray-Calloway County United Way Chapter has reached its annual fundraising goal. Chapter Executive Director Aaron Dail says as of yesterday, United Way pledges are at over $331,000 dollars, more than $41,000 dollars over the goal. Dail says the 2011 campaign involved more than 40 businesses and 72 employee volunteers coordinating with their respective companies. The organization also received the largest donation in its history in this campaign, $140,000 dollars from Chuck and Sarah Jones of Murray.