Socialize

FacebookTwitterRSS

Subscribe by Email

Home » Archives by category » Columnist (Page 6)

Focus on the Law: Spaying and neutering pets

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law According to the Humane Society of the United States’ website, “about 2.4 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs are put down in U.S. shelters…

The Angry American

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I had planned to write about cognitive aging, but then the Planned Parenthood video exposed the depravity of this organization and its agents. Recently, I wrote…

‘Hillbilly Bill:’ Congressman J. Will Taylor

‘Hillbilly Bill:’ Congressman J. Will Taylor

By Ray Hill   For twenty years, James Willis Taylor was the Congressman from Tennessee’s Second Congressional district. J. Will Taylor, popularly known to many of his constituents as “Hillbilly…

Piddle Diddle has Arrived!

Piddle Diddle has Arrived!

By Ralphine Major What animal can hold a child’s attention better than a mischievous, cunning penguin?  Piddle Diddle is such a penguin!  Despite her small size, she can be an…

Gibbs Ruritan Club Provides Community Support

By Ralphine Major It is the annual Gibbs Christmas Parade that many associate with the club’s activities.  But there is a long list of worthwhile projects that benefit from the…

A New Approach

By Joe Rector I watched the U.S. women’s soccer team work their magic and claim the world championship before the first half was over. The stadium was filled with ecstatic…

Pictures in the sky

By Rosie Moore               I am learning how clouds form. What brought this curiosity on about clouds? I was thinking the other day how…

Bumper Stickers

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Many years ago a sizable group of Americans were identified as the Silent Majority. I wonder what happened to these people. Did they change their conservative…

House Votes to Renew No Child Left Behind

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Last week the House voted to renew the controversial No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, with Republican leadership narrowly defeating the wishes of both conservative members…

The Chalk Board: July 13, 2015

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Students Lack Volunteer Hours for Tennessee Promise Scholarship Program.  Only one in four students planning to participate in the Tennessee Promise scholarship program has completed the…