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

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

By Ray Hill My grandmother was from Madisonville, Tennessee and I recall very well her traveling from her home in Maryville to attend the funeral of Senator Estes Kefauver in…

Passion, perseverance behind the development of ColoMarker

Passion, perseverance behind the development of ColoMarker

At 75 years old, Tommye Jordan is a quick witted, energetic grandmother; dressed unassumingly in a festive holiday sweater…. She is also responsible for ColoMarker- a groundbreaking medical diagnostic test…

Bangash, Lady Rebels down Bearden in OT thriller

Bangash, Lady Rebels down Bearden in OT thriller

By Ken Lay On a night filled with clutch plays and big performances it was Leila Bangash who stole the show for Maryville High School’s girls basketball team in its…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 6, 2014

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 6, 2014

Click here to view this week’s paper. Mayor Rogero reviews 2013 Over the holiday break, The Knoxville Focus asked Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero eight questions regarding her 2013. She will…

Focus Poll January 6

Focus Poll January 6

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‘Coupon Book Lady’ plans to stay busy

‘Coupon Book Lady’ plans to stay busy

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com What would you do after 47 years with Public Affairs for the Knox County Schools? Mary Kerr plans to stay busy. Even following her retirement party…

Fala – FDR’s Beloved Scottish Terrier

Fala – FDR’s Beloved Scottish Terrier

By Ray Hill The lives of presidents and kings are usually equally celebrated or condemned, yet Franklin Delano Roosevelt remains one of the most iconic of American presidents to this…

Duncan quietly emerges as offensive for Bulldogs

Duncan quietly emerges as offensive for Bulldogs

By Ken Lay   Austin Duncan might be the most soft-spoken basketball player in Knox County but he’s quietly providing some offensive punch for the Bearden Bulldogs lately. And it…

Templeton turns disappointment into motivation

Templeton turns disappointment into motivation

Hardin Valley runner ranks among state’s best ever By Steve Williams Aaron Templeton is getting ready for the final lap in what already has been one of the best high…

Knoxville Focus for December 23, 2013

Knoxville Focus for December 23, 2013

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