By Ray Hill Although Howard Baker had not been selected as Richard Nixon’s running mate in 1968, his political star continued to rise. Even as Howard Baker’s political fortunes rose, 1969 was a difficult year for the Baker family. Everett McKinley Dirksen was the last of his kind. A golden throated orator of a time […]
PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND/ FUL.COM Fulton's Zack Dobson pulls in a touchdown pass in the Falcons' Class 4A second-round victory over Catholic.
By Steve Williams The lights will be brighter than ever on Broadway this Friday night. An unexpected rematch will pit Fulton at Central in the Battle of Broadway Part II. Many high school football fans had been expecting a Catholic vs. Greeneville showdown in the Class 4A quarterfinals this week. But the Falcons and Bobcats […]
Gresham Middle School boys basketball coach Tom Poisal gives final instructions to the Gladiators before their game at Halls. Poisal, a teacher at Halls, was once the school's girls basketball coach. The Demons spoiled Poisal's homecoming with a 54-47 victory Thursday. Photo by Ken Lay.
By Ken Lay Jeremy Parrott is a new face in the Bearden High School boys basketball program. Parrott, the former Cherokee High School head coach, was tapped to replace Mark Blevins, who resigned after last season, is one of a few newcomers in the program. “We’re excited,” said Parrott. “We’re a little things team. We […]
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 May 2, 2014, executed by JUDY L. PECK, conveying certain real property therein described to Liberty Title, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Knox […]
UTIA Food Scientist to Lead Multistate Effort Faith Critzer, a food safety specialist with University of Tennessee Extension, will lead a new multistate research and outreach project to help fruit and vegetable growers mitigate the risks their water sources might pose to the safety of their produce. This effort is made possible through USDA National […]
TELLABRATION!! The World Wide Celebration of Storytelling comes to MARYVILLE on Nov. 19 to the Vienna Coffee House, 212 College St, Maryville, from 7-9 p.m. The Tellers At Large Enriching Schools (TALES) Project seeks to support and enrich the learning process: We at Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association (SMSA) firmly believe in education. We recognize the difficult […]
Our thanks to The Military Wallet for compiling this list. Please check for updates at their listings site located here. Please note: Proof of Military Service. Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), VA ID card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Drivers License with Veterans Designation, Photograph […]
There is a new way to support The Pat Summitt Foundation and let your fellow motorists know you’re doing so. The Pat Summitt Foundation is pre-selling custom license plates to Tennessee residents with registered vehicles. The plate, which features a picture of Pat Summitt and The Pat Summitt Foundation logo, costs $35 (plus a […]
The North Knoxville Business & Professional Association was established in June of 2003 by a core group of local business professionals who had a passion for restoring and improving the North Knoxville community. Since 2003 the organization has grown to a membership of more than 100 businesses and individuals as well as a deeply involved […]
Free Admission to the Museum of East Tennessee History for Veterans and Their Families on November 11
The East Tennessee Historical Society invites all veterans, active duty military, and their families to visit the Museum of East Tennessee History as our guests on Veterans Day, November 11, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Tennesseans have a proud tradition of stepping to the fore in defense of our nation and earning the state the […]