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Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 22

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 22

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Halls Republican Club hosts Knox County Republican Party Picnic By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com The Halls Republican Club hosted a county-wide Republican Party Picnic at…

Focus Poll for July 22

Focus Poll for July 22

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CASA makes a difference in the lives of at-risk youth

CASA makes a difference in the lives of at-risk youth

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Every day we rely on the judgment and expertise of our CASA volunteers as they serve as our eyes and ears inside the home,” said Knox…

Governor Prentice Cooper Chapter IV

Governor Prentice Cooper Chapter IV

By Ray Hill Governor Prentice Cooper was seeking a third two-year term in 1942 and found himself hard pressed by his opponent, J. Ridley Mitchell. Mitchell was a wily politician…

Publisher’s Position: Hypocrisy is nothing new

Publisher’s Position: Hypocrisy is nothing new

Campfield Disclosure Publicity Grab By Steve Hunley Hypocrisy in politics is nothing new.  Hypocrisy on editorial pages is nothing new for this community. I will have to give State Senator…

Karns rolls past Maryville to claim District 6 Little League title

Karns rolls past Maryville to claim District 6 Little League title

By Steve Williams Karns punched its ticket to the Little League State baseball tournament this year in dominating fashion. Noah Gent drove in four runs and hurled a two-hitter as…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 15

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 15

Click here to view the full Focus for this week. Antiques Roadshow visits Knoxville By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Billed as part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, PBS’s primetime…

Knoxvillians, Knox Countians Support Public Prayer

Knoxvillians, Knox Countians Support Public Prayer

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “Do you support or oppose prayer before public meetings or events?” Quite nearly 87% of respondents said they support…

Who is really being harassed?

Who is really being harassed?

By Steve Hunley There are times when silence is not golden and this is one of them. For those people who still read the Knoxville News-Sentinel, you may have noticed…

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter III

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter III

By Ray Hill The administration of Governor Prentice Cooper, unlike that of his predecessor Gordon Browning, had been relatively quiet. Cooper and Browning were as different in temperament as they…