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Definitions

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Do you remember the days of HMOs?  Back in the 1990s health maintenance organizations were ballyhooed as the way to reduce medical costs.  Basically, this was…

That’s A Riot!

By Alex Norman It’s one of those old sports adages… “Act like you’ve been there before.” It’s what we’d like football players to do after scoring a touchdown.  Instead of…

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 Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Fourteen

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Fourteen

By Ray Hill Senator Estes Kefauver won a resounding reelection victory in 1960 after facing a bitter primary contest with Judge Andrew “Tip” Taylor.  It was to be his last…

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…