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Knoxville Focus for September 29, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 29, 2014

Golden Cloggers retire By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The South Knoxville Senior Center’s Golden Cloggers were honored at Shoney’s Restaurant on Alcoa Highway last Thursday. The last three active cloggers were…

McIntyre Popularity On A Downward Spiral

McIntyre Popularity On A Downward Spiral

By Focus Staff The Knoxville Focus poll tested the favorability and unfavorability ratings for Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre. The results among likely voters indicates a trend of falling popularity…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Center around seniors

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Center around seniors

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Throughout Knoxville and Knox County are numerous organizations and services for senior citizens. Generally “seniors” are considered to be those residents 55 years and older. Both…

‘Mr. Speaker’: Champ Clark of Missouri

‘Mr. Speaker’: Champ Clark of Missouri

By Ray Hill Long since forgotten by most, James Beauchamp Clark was a highly respected and popular Democrat from Missouri. And he came within a whisker of becoming president of…

CAK beats Grace Christian 21-7

CAK beats Grace Christian 21-7

By Alex Norman It was a game featuring teams with different offensive styles. And in the end, it was CAK taking a few things out of the Grace Christian playbook.…

Stepp, Burt lead Lady Admirals to win at Bearden

Stepp, Burt lead Lady Admirals to win at Bearden

By Ken Lay In the tradition-rich Farragut High-Bearden High girls soccer rivalry, it was a pair of high school rookies who stole the show and propelled the Lady Admirals to…

Edward Hull Crump: The Boss, Part IV

Edward Hull Crump: The Boss, Part IV

By Ray Hill Edward Hull Crump, in partnership with U. S. Senator Kenneth McKellar, began his domination of Tennessee politics in 1932.  Crump was then a member of Congress, although…

Knoxville Focus for June 16, 2014

Knoxville Focus for June 16, 2014

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Former players turned coaches giving back to Halls baseball

Former players turned coaches giving back to Halls baseball

By Steve Williams A new plan for baseball in Halls has already paid dividends and the long-range outlook is very bright. The key to it all is the coaching of…

God’s Place Thrift is on a mission

God’s Place Thrift is on a mission

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Vickie Johnson is on a mission. Literally. After many years as a caregiver, Mrs. Johnson received a call from her son. “He said God wants to…

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