The Coming Supreme Court Fight

The Coming Supreme Court Fight

By Steve Hunley The national media is already doing all it can to buck up President Barak Obama in the pending battle to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. Republicans are being heckled and attacked because of their obvious...

Easter Blessings

Easter Blessings

By Ralphine Major Mother Nature is putting on a show!  She is covering winter’s drab canvas by weaving a tapestry of beauty.  Only days from the official start of spring, the earth is bursting forth with new life and new growth.  Driving down the highway, we seemed to...

The origin of Sunrise Services

The origin of Sunrise Services

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com What are you doing Easter Morning? Have you ever been to a Sunrise Service? Bet you don’t know the origin of those events. As early as 1732 the Moravian Church held Easter Morning Prayer services in Saxony. Following the prayers...

Much of Loveville History Lost

Much of Loveville History Lost

By Mike Steely steelym@Knoxfocus.com You know Lovell Road don’t you? That busy stretch of road between Kingston Pike and Hardin Valley Road seems to get busier each week with the growth in West Knoxville. But I bet you don’t know how it was named or the history behind...

Beavers sweep Powell to open season

Beavers sweep Powell to open season

By Ken Lay A long offseason came to an end for the Karns High School baseball team last week. The Beavers had to wait an extra day but once they finally got on the field, they picked up a pair of crucial District 3-AAA wins over rival Powell. Karns beat the Panthers...

The Coming Supreme Court Fight

Demolition Derby

By Steve Hunley American presidential primary debates have become such a spectacle that I believe is harming the process. The current primary process began two years before people actually started voting. The longer the contest, the greater the expense and candidates...