Watching the US Men’s National Team in Nashville

By Alex Norman It’s the beginning of July. Hockey and basketball are done. Baseball is in the middle of their annual brutal march to late October. Football camps don’t open for a few more weeks. Thank goodness for soccer. The other day I was trying to find a way to pass the time when I […]

Cedars of Lebanon State Park is welcoming

By Mike Steely If you’re headed to Nashville or beyond and looking for a cabin or camping area then you will find Cedars of Lebanon State Park welcoming, friendly and different. Located just a few miles south of Interstate 40 off the second Lebanon exit, the park has three large camping areas with good sized […]

Summer Boo-boos

By Joe Rector A quick swipe of the hand to rid a deck step of water ended with a painful outcome. The stained wood evidently was offended and fought back with a splinter. The darn thing felt like a 2 X 4 as it lodged in the first joint of my thumb. I dug around […]

Old Glory

By Ralphine Major My earliest memories of America’s beautiful symbol was in school classrooms. They were usually mounted on a wall, and every morning we stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance. I also remember early summer mornings at Vacation Bible School. Everyone lined up outside at the front of the church. Older students would […]

What Are the Laws Regarding Breastfeeding in Tennessee?

By Jedidiah McKeehan When a mom is breastfeeding their child in public, that act is generally considered socially acceptable in this day and age.  It may not be that commonplace, and it may seem a little unusual, but it is legal.  In fact, there are a few laws in Tennessee that specifically speak as to […]

Leftist Hypocrisy Out of Control

Leftist Hypocrisy Out of Control

By Steve Hunley Andy Ngo, a gay Asian-American journalist, was evidently badly beaten by members of Antifa in Portland, Oregon recently.  As Ngo was beaten, Antifa members continued to chant, “No hate!” Ngo recalled he was videoing the march of Antifa members who had gathered to resist “Fascist violence” when he was attacked.  The hypocrisy […]

Crump Goes To Congress, IV

Crump Goes To Congress, IV

By Ray Hill Edward Hull Crump, leader of the Shelby County political machine and congressman from Tennessee’s Tenth District, had been a strong and early supporter of New York governor Franklin D. Roosevelt for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1932. Crump was one of several prominent Tennesseans who worked hard for Roosevelt’s nomination, including senators […]

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs: Jobs are First and Foremost

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs: Jobs are First and Foremost

By Amy Box Fellhoelter If there is one thing the East Knoxville Community Meeting does well, it’s keeping its members and community well informed of the priorities and initiatives of elected officials those candidates running for city offices. In a series of candidate-highlighted events, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs was welcomed to the fourth meeting […]