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Miracles

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   I’ve been thinking about miracles lately. Mr. Webster gives three definitions of miracles. One is secular and the other two describe extraordinary events as the…

A. B. Chandler of Kentucky, Part III

A. B. Chandler of Kentucky, Part III

By Ray Hill Governor Albert B. “Happy” Chandler had badly lost his bid to defeat Senator Alben W. Barkley for the United States Senate in 1938. The death of Kentucky’s…

Two sides of the same coin: Why Gibbs and Hardin Valley both need new middle schools

Two sides of the same coin: Why Gibbs and Hardin Valley both need new middle schools

By Steve Hunley If you build it, they will come. Those words spoken about a baseball park carved out of an Iowa cornfield have recently taken on new relevance in…

How to survive as a landlord

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law If you are going to rent residential property, there are many legal issues which may arise.  Here are my suggestions of basic steps to…

Board Discusses FY 2015-2016 Budget

By Sally Absher By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com The Board of Education spent the bulk of last week’s work session discussing Dr. McIntyre’s revised draft General Fund Budget for the 2015-2016…

The Chalk Board

By Sally Absher By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Community Meeting for KCS 2015-2016 Budget TONIGHT. KCS is presenting a Community Forum regarding the fiscal year 2015-16 budget process on Monday, April…

Punishment I

By Joe Rector I witnessed my daughter’s disciplining of my grandson the other day, and it wasn’t a pretty sight. Oh, I took plenty of corrective measures as far as…

Celebrating Life the Wright Way

By Ralphine Major Walking up the sidewalk to the back door of the house was like stepping into the pages of a farm life magazine.  It was a walk our…

Rick Barnes Takes Over on Rocky Top

By Alex Norman For once, Tennessee gets a break. After recent coaching changes that had the worst possible timing (Lane Kiffin leaves in football, Cuonzo Martin bolts in men’s basketball),…

Barnes gets opportunity to keep winning at Tennessee

By Steve Williams New Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes and former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer have something in common. Both won a lot, but not enough to please their…