Admonitions

By Dr. Jim Ferguson One of my observations of life (Fergisms) is that parenthood is a state of constant concern about your children, and intermittent worry. Since I have four grandchildren – and another on the way- I believe the state of concern extends to grandparents. However, the joys of children far outweigh even the […]

Do you ever have an “OH” day?

By Rosie Moore I’m sure most of us have had an “oh” day. What is it? It’s something that you can’t comprehend but you’re glad it happened. An “oh” moment can happen when you see a newborn baby in it mother’s arms. Or when something marvelous happens and your mouth creates an “O”–from surprise, or […]

Debt Collection Against a Divorced Couple

By Jedidiah McKeehan When individuals get divorced there almost always debts that must be split up between the parties.  Car loans, mortgage payments, and credit card bills are all debts that are accrued during marriages that someone must pay for after two people are divorced. When people are divorced, often times they will agree to […]

Rev. Dallas Harrell, a Man of God

By Ralphine Major For years, our big yellow school bus made a stop at the Harrell home.  I cannot even remember a time when I did not know the Harrell family—two parents, two daughters, and two sons.  The father is long-time Halls resident Rev. Dallas Harrell.  He grew up in Washburn in Grainger County, Tennessee, […]

Be Nice

By Joe Rector I arrived at the Knox County Clerk’s office about five minutes before it opened. A man in front of me said the last time he completed this chore, he was number 50 in line. However, at that early hour, I walked in and immediately met one of the workers there. Her cheery […]

Legal and public notices for the week of June 11, 2018

Foreclosure notices     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 November 26, 2001, executed by Harrison Ford and wife Doris Ford, to Joe Cherry, Trustee, for Washington Mutual Finance, its successors and assigns, and appearing of […]

MLB Draft hits home in Knoxville

By Alex Norman Typically, the Major League Baseball Draft has been felt across Knoxville area high schools, as well as the University of Tennessee. 2018 was no different, as a handful of prospects from the high school and college ranks heard their names called last week, and will eventually have decisions to make regarding their […]

Summer Time, ’tis the Season for Pruning!

  Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman to learn when and how to properly prune those bushes, shrubs and small trees that are growing in your landscape.  You’ll be surprised to learn that most homeowners prune at the wrong time; don’t be one of therm! This free public event is scheduled on Tuesday, June 26, from 11 a.m.-noon at Karns […]