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SURPRISE!

SURPRISE!

By Ralphine Major “Is it true you once held Tommy Everette to 41 points?” I asked the Central High School standout of the sixties. “He was the best high school player…

Driv’n Mr. Jim

By Dr. Jim Ferguson The world is very complicated, and I can see why some folks just surrender or retreat.  I’m proud of my mother who has not given up,…

A Day Away: The Great Locomotive Chase

By Mike Steely Civilian James Andrews was born in what is now West Virginia. He became a merchant in Kentucky and was recruited by the Union Army. He operated along…

I’ve got an idea what you can do with those rotten tomatoes

By Steve Williams Basketball referees are human. They make mistakes. I know. I’ve made a few in my time. Fortunately, the rule book allows for some mistakes to be corrected.…

Didn’t Your Parents Raise You Better?

By Joe Rector She arrived after several other customers on that Sunday. The vet’s office didn’t open until 5:00 p.m., and all of us were there to pick up our…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 10

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 10

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Rountree Kicks Off Campaign For School Board By Focus Staff Amber Rountree kicked off her campaign for the Knox County Board of Education…

Focus Poll for March 10

Focus Poll for March 10

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Our Neighborhoods: WEST KNOXVILLE

Our Neighborhoods: WEST KNOXVILLE

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com In the past 30 years, no area in Knox County has grown faster than West Knoxville. Stretching from the UT Campus to the Loudon County line,…

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Nine

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Nine

By Ray Hill Tennessee’s Estes Kefauver had won more primaries and votes than any other contender for the 1952 Democratic presidential nomination, yet he journeyed to Chicago uncertain of the…

Mud Pies and Music

Mud Pies and Music

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com You would be really surprised at Mud Pies and Music on Clinton Highway in Powell. The daycare is much more than just a daycare. Founded in…