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Catholic corrals Mavericks 50-14 to remain unbeaten

Catholic corrals Mavericks 50-14 to remain unbeaten

By Steve Williams Talk about taking a bull by the horns. In a battle of unbeaten state powers, Catholic High corralled the Anderson County Mavericks Friday night at Blaine Stadium…

Cactus Jack: John Nance Garner of Texas

Cactus Jack: John Nance Garner of Texas

By Ray Hill   John Nance Garner of Texas was one of the most colorful politicians of the twentieth century.  It was Garner who made one of the most oft-repeated…

Our Neighborhoods: Lost Knoxville

Our Neighborhoods: Lost Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com What’s missing from this picture? What was there before that parking lot? Wasn’t there a building there before? So many of our landmarks have disappeared over…

October is Knox County Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Knox County Dyslexia Awareness Month

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com On October 2, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Commissioner Jeff Ownby and affected families joined together to recognize National Dyslexia Month in Knox County. Mayor Burchett…

Public Notice

Public Notice

Public and Legal Notices for October 6, 2014

75 FORECLOSURES substitute trusteeÕs notice of foreclosure sale Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated APRIL 15, 2011, executed…

Knoxville Focus for October 6, 2014

Knoxville Focus for October 6, 2014

Commissioners respond to PPU Audit By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The internal audit report on the school system’s use of Physical Plan Upgrade funds was released last week to the Audit…

Publisher’s Position: Start Clamoring and Let Your Faith Leap

Publisher’s Position: Start Clamoring and Let Your Faith Leap

By Steve Hunley Mike McMillan, in spite of repeated attacks from the Knoxville News Sentinel, Chamber of Commerce types and the establishment, is the new Chairman of the Knox County…

Our Neighborhoods: Knoxville neighborhoods participate in national event

Our Neighborhoods: Knoxville neighborhoods participate in national event

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville neighborhoods participate in national event Tomorrow the Inskip area joins many other Knox County neighborhoods to celebrate Knoxville’s Night Out. The community will meet and…

‘Mr. Speaker:’ Nicholas Longworth of Ohio

‘Mr. Speaker:’ Nicholas Longworth of Ohio

‘By Ray Hill If Nicholas Longworth is remembered at all today, it’s usually because of his marriage to Alice Roosevelt, the tart-tongued daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt.  Alice Roosevelt was…