French Broad Preservation Association to Host Third Annual Pickling Competition

The French Broad Preservation Association will host its annual Pickle Fest on Sunday, Sept. 25. Festivities will take place at Riverdale School, located at 7009 Thorn Grove Pike in East Knox County, from noon-5 p.m. with a Pickling Competition sponsored by Green River Picklers as the main event. Contestants can compete among three contest categories of Cucumbers, Non-Cucumbers […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of September 19, 2016

  NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated June 21, 2012, executed by DANIELLE M. REECE, JASON A. REECE, conveying certain real property therein described to GLENN BALLETTO, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the […]

Questioning the educational model

By Joe Rector Ah, the return to the classroom brings about both good and bad memories. It recalls some of the same questions I posed so many years ago. I hope I find answers to them before my time on this earth is done. First, I still wonder what is the reason for demanding 4 […]

65 Years for The Mynatts!

By Ralphine Major Sixty-five years is a major milestone for any occasion!  Emerson and Cecil (Welch) Mynatt of Halls were married in 1951.  On Labor Day Weekend, their family surprised them with an anniversary celebration at the Chop House in Fountain City. These days, it is quite an ordeal to get the family all together. […]

It’s time for Vols to get down to business

By Steve Williams Many Tennessee football fans including myself weren’t sure what to expect from the Vols when they went into Saturday’s game against Ohio. After the struggle to get past Appalachian State in the opener and the slow start before pulling away from Virginia Tech in the Battle at Bristol, we were still scratching […]

Did you cry?

By Rosie Moore On television, and on Facebook, I saw a picture of a little boy with a bloodied face, cuts and bruises on his body. His family was killed by terrorists. His little eyes looked out at the world as if to say, “Why did this happen? What will happen to me now?” And […]

Rivers of Life

By Dr. Jim Ferguson After last week’s polemic, I need a rest from our country’s civil war; and so do my readers. Life will go on without listening to Clinton and the Trumpster’s attacks on each other. There will be ample time to re-engage before November 8th. And frankly, though there may be disengaged, clueless, […]

Common Misconceptions When Being Arrested or Questioned

By Jedidiah McKeehan You have probably never been questioned or arrested by the police, but, in the unlikely case this happens in the future, here are some tips to keep in mind and some misconceptions presented by movies and TV that you may want to avoid. When you are approached by a police officer, whether […]

UT Arboretum Society to Hold MOTH-ers Night Out October 1

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will sponsor the popular MOTH-ers Night Out program to learn about moths and other nocturnal insects on Saturday, October 1 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  UT Arboretum is at 901 S. Illinois Ave. (HWY 62) in Oak Ridge.   Have you ever wondered about what kind of insects […]