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Why?

By Dr. Jim Ferguson At this time of my life I’ve learned to ask, “Why?” when confronted by issues or perspectives.  This is certainly true of politics, but applies in…

Recipes For Body and Soul

By Rosie Moore Recipes For Body and Soul Summer is about halfway through and no one wants to stand at a hot stove cooking. I have a healthy recipe for…

Publisher’s Position: Leuthold Right Choice For Trustee

By Steve Hunley The Knox County Commission made a wise choice in selecting Craig Leuthold to serve as Trustee following the resignation of John J. Duncan, III. Leuthold has the…

Barefoot Barred

By Joe Rector One of the most favorite things about summer to many is the chance to go barefoot. In other areas of the country, we Tennesseans are believed to…

Let the hitting begin!

By Steve Williams Another high school football season is almost upon us. Three weeks from now, without fail, the summer temperatures will drop and there will be a nip in…

WIDNER: Going Wide for Rebounds (Part III)

By Ralphine Major It was a scrapbook from the sixties.  There was nothing fancy on the pages like is seen in today’s scrapbooks.  But, it had all I needed to…

Fight or Flight

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Recent remarks in the media and by our leaders regarding the Zimmerman trial caused me to reflect on a paper that recently appeared in the prestigious…

WIDNER: Going Wide for Rebounds (Part II)

By Ralphine Major The Gibbs Eagles and their Head Coach Bob Dagley created an awesome 1964-65 basketball season.  Forward David Widner started claiming rebounds.  But the coach had a problem. …

Walkin’ the walk trumps talkin’ the talk

By Steve Williams A Tiny comment could create a big fuss in November The message on the sign at the Washington Pike Baptist Church was meant for everyone and folks…

Talent is low, but optimism is high for Vols

By Alex Norman The Tennessee Volunteers are not going to win the national championship this season, nor will they win the SEC championship.  They won’t finish first in their division,…