Socialize

FacebookTwitterRSS

Subscribe by Email

Home » Archives by category » Columnist (Page 2)

You Picked a Fine to Leave Me, Chris Barbic…

By Sally Absher As maligned and unpopular as Knox County Director of Schools Dr. Jim McIntyre has been, he must take some comfort in the fact that he’s not quite…

Our Gerber Baby

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   Old photographs convince me that the love and joy for my two girls was comparable to what I currently feel for my grandchildren. I’m thankful…

Parade of Tractors

Parade of Tractors

By Ralphine Major How long could it take to look at a tractor or two?  Longer than I had gauged!  There were tractors dating back to 1935, an orchard tractor…

Congressman John J. Duncan

Congressman John J. Duncan

By Ray Hill   For two decades there was no politician in the Second Congressional district more popular than John James Duncan. John Duncan had hitchhiked to Knoxville with five…

Tennessee at SEC Media Days

  By Alex Norman Football season might not officially begin for the Tennessee Volunteers until September 5th, but last week’s appearance at SEC Media Days certainly marks the unofficial start…

Forecast at SEC Media Days: Alabama or Auburn in title game?

By Steve Williams The preseason football forecast that came out of SEC Media Days last week was a head scratcher. Georgia was picked to win the Eastern Division of the…

Looking at the beginning 40 years later

By Joe Rector I received a message on Facebook not long ago. Bill Fogarty contacted me with information that his class was holding a reunion and that I was invited.…

Great advice for women

By Rosie Moore It’s a dangerous world out there ladies, so be careful! Here are a few tips for consideration which will help you to be safe: Did you know…

Piddle Diddle has Arrived!

By Ralphine Major What animal can hold a child’s attention better than a mischievous, cunning penguin?  Piddle Diddle is such a penguin!  Despite her small size, she can be an…

THE CHALK BOARD: July 20, 2015

By Sally Absher  Teacher Supply Depot Donations Sought It may be the last thing on your kids’ mind, but Knox County teachers are starting to think about getting their classrooms…