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All joking aside, Denton, Voice of Neyland Stadium, will be missed

By Steve Williams There seemed to be more laughter than sadness when family, friends and fans of Bobby Denton reacted to the passing of the popular and longtime University of…

Publisher’s Position: Superintendent Angling For Defacto Tax Hike

Publisher’s Position: Superintendent Angling For Defacto Tax Hike

By Steve Hunley All of a sudden, School Superintendent Jim McIntyre is interested in giving the teachers a pay raise.  During his almost six years as superintendent, McIntyre hasn’t shown…

The Theodicy Question

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I plan to see the movie Noah despite the warnings of some fundamentalists.  I believe my faith can handle a story not told by the King…

A Day Away: Those Drive-In Theaters

By Mike Steely I don’t know about you, but when I was a teen and had the use of the family car I often went to a drive-in theater, either…

New Hope Christian School: A ‘God-initiated’ place of learning

By Ralphine Major “and these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when…

Focus on the Law: Injunctions

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Injunctions are orders made by a court to protect individuals from specific harm.  Under   Tennessee law, the Chancery Court has historically been the court…

Hitch’n a ride

By Joe Rector I’ve been doing a bit of driving to supplement my income. The job entails delivering a new car to one dealer and then returning with another from…

Lady Vols Gets Not So Sweet Ending

By Alex Norman The Tennessee Lady Vols entered the NCAA Tournament trying to get to their first Final Four since 2008, and earn a trip to Nashville. The wait continues.…

Mathieu could have set up Tennessee for a national title

By Steve Williams It’s hard to argue with a Sweet 16 showing, but Tennessee could have won the NCAA championship this season. Point guard DeAndre Mathieu, a product of Knoxville…

Publisher’s Position: Politics Alive and Well In the School System

Publisher’s Position: Politics Alive and Well In the School System

By Steve Hunley If anyone doubted that the school system and the appointed superintendent plays politics, two recent press releases should be enough to remove the rose colored glasses of…