Those synchronous glowworms

By Rosie Moore When I was a young girl, for a few weeks in the spring, I had the pleasure of running through the fields chasing fireflies. I remember well my mother giving me a jar with holes punched in the lid to  capture these amazing bugs of nature, and, later, I would  put the […]

Secretariat—One of the Greatest!

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com The packet of information I requested arrived in the mail. Maps and brochures included in it were our link to the Bluegrass State. There was no internet in the seventies. My brother, Wayne, had just graduated from high school, and I was in college. We did not go on family vacations. […]

 Shakespeare on the Square Special Dog Audition!

  Who:                      The Tennessee Stage Company What:                     Shakespeare On The Square: Two Gentlemen Of Verona Where:                   Young Williams Animal Shelter, 3201 Division Street Knoxville 37919 When:                    Saturday, May 20, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     One of this year’s Shakespeare On The Square plays is The Two Gentlemen of Verona which boasts one of […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of May 8, 2017

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 August 18, 2007, executed by ERIC FLANIGAN, HOLLY K. FLANIGAN, conveying certain real property therein described to BENJAMIN DAVID BAER, as Trustee, as same appears of record […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

Focus’ Mike Steely receives award from ET Historical Society By Steve Williams Cherel Henderson may have summed it up best. “I think he just has a natural love for history,” said the executive director of the East Tennessee Historical Society after presenting Mike Steely of The Knoxville Focus with a “History in the Media Award” […]

Davis honored for milestone victory Tuesday

Davis honored for milestone victory Tuesday

By Ken Lay Geff Davis has built one of Knox County’s top baseball programs at Gibbs High school and on Tuesday night the school honored its longtime coach for reaching a career milestone. Davis, who won his 500th game on April 4 when the Eagles defeated District 3-AAA rival Central 8-1 at Tommy Shumpert Park, […]

Tennessee and American Neutrality, Part Ten

Tennessee and American Neutrality, Part Ten

By Ray Hill The Tennessee Congressional delegation was lending strong support to the neutrality bill proposed by Secretary of State Cordell Hull and President Franklin Roosevelt.  Congressman Wirt Courtney, who had been elected after the sudden death of Clarence W. Turner, had made his maiden speech in Congress on the neutrality legislation.  Courtney made a […]

Dr. Hardy’s building being expanded in East Knoxville

Dr. Hardy’s building being expanded in East Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Dr. Eboni Winford, a psychologist and behavior therapist, spoke to the East Knoxville Community meeting last week about Cherokee Health System’s plans for renovating and expanding there. Cherokee Health System bought the buildings in 2012 and has a community care facility at the former office of Dr. Walter Hardy, the first […]

Hardin Valley Academy sweeps KIL meet once again

Hardin Valley Academy sweeps KIL meet once again

By Steve Williams Things are back to normal in Knoxville Interscholastic League track and field. Hardin Valley Academy’s boys team has rejoined its girls team at the top. The Hawks, which saw their three-year KIL reign halted by Bearden last season, restored order last week by racking up 137 points at its home stadium and […]

South-Doyle’s Storm to play at Johnson University

South-Doyle’s Storm to play at Johnson University

By Ken Lay South-Doyle third baseman Matt Storm will continue to play baseball in college and he will attend Johnson University. He made that official when he recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Royals. Storm signed at a ceremony on Monday, March 1 while family, friends and teammates were present. […]

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