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Publisher’s Position: Campfield bill is mean spirited

By Steve Hunley State Senator Stacey Campfield has proposed a bill cosponsored with State Representative Vance Dennis which would reduce by as much as thirty percent state assistance for those…

A Shift in Focus

By Richie Beeler One of the greatest privileges of my life was afforded me eight years ago by my longtime friend and mentor, Steve Hunley. I was offered the job…

Focus on the Law: Business Associations in Tennessee

By Sharon Frankenberg If you are considering forming a new business, there are many things to consider.  Here are some highlights of the major forms of business associations in Tennessee. …

Senator Nathan L. Bachman

Senator Nathan L. Bachman

By Ray Hill Nathan L. Bachman is little remembered today, but was a highly regarded jurist and a popular United States Senator from Tennessee. Bachman was born August 2, 1878…

Former Central point guard could give Vols some pizzazz

By Steve Williams There were times this basketball season when Tennessee Vols fans were either complaining or yawning or doing both. That old saying in sports about “offense sells tickets…

The Independent From Kentucky: John Sherman Cooper

The Independent From Kentucky: John Sherman Cooper

  By Ray Hill   John Sherman Cooper was one of the most enduring and popular public figures in Kentucky in the post World War II era and he was,…

Fulton spoils Old Man Winter’s shutout bid

Fulton spoils Old Man Winter’s shutout bid

By Steve Williams The calendar may have said “spring break,” but Old Man Winter wasn’t ready to be benched last week. He could go another inning or two. As a…

Senator Ross Bass Part 2

Senator Ross Bass Part 2

By Ray Hill Congressman Ross Bass and Governor Frank Clement were fighting a close race for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate in 1964 to complete the remaining…

Quislings

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Groucho Marx once quipped, “These are my principles; and if you don’t like these, I have others.”  I started thinking about this old joke as I…

Momentum in Tennessee’s Favor?

By Alex Norman Ever since the start of the 2008 season, the positive moments have been few and far between for the Tennessee football program. They are on their fourth…