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Head and Heart

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Recently, a patient came to me seeking a miracle; and I didn’t have one.  Desperate people often search for a magic medicine or a cure.  I…

An angel among us

By Joe Rector Our lives are sometimes difficult. All of us experience problems, but a few have much harder times than others. That’s when angels appear. Yes, I firmly believe…

I Told You So

By Steve Hunley It really isn’t graceful to say, “I told you so,” but sometimes even the best of us just can’t help ourselves. A couple of years ago, The…

Focus on the Law: Sex Offender Registry

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law While you may have heard of the sex offender registry, I think a little background is in order. Congress passed the Pam Lychner Sexual…

White Monday’s Puppet Master?

By Sally Absher First, there was Black Wednesday. Then there was Red Wednesday. And now, White Monday? If you’re new to Knoxville, “Black Wednesday” refers to the backdoor dealings that…

Dr. McIntyre’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

By Sally Absher Dr. McIntyre’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week (With apologies to Judith Viorst).  In case you missed it, it has been a terrible, horrible, no good,…

Super Subs III: Mike Graves

By Ralphine Major   “He cared a lot about his players individually, and he cared a lot about his team,” Mike Graves said in describing his former coach, Bob Dagley. …

Adversity Pays Off For Ju’Wuan James

By Alex Norman Ju’Wuan James arrived in Knoxville in January of 2010 expecting to play for Lane Kiffin.  Instead it would be three years of Derek Dooley and one year…

Put away the peashooters, bring ear plugs and let Kiffin have it

By Steve Williams The best news University of Tennessee football fans got last week was Lane Kiffin is going to be on the Alabama sideline at Neyland Stadium when the…

Publisher’s Position: There Are Plenty of Puppets To Go Around

Publisher’s Position: There Are Plenty of Puppets To Go Around

By Steve Hunley A hit dog always howls. The recent appointment of John Fugate to the Knox County Board of Education caused some howling from a few County Commissioners, most…