Remembering Mom’s Clothesline

Here’s a memory for any of you old enough to remember: We had rooster in the chicken yard where the clothesline was. Mom would carry a stick with her because he would try to peck or spur her when she went out for the laundry. He made a delicious Sunday dinner. How many of you […]

SOULFUL RECIPES

By Rosie Moore I don’t care what Phil Punxatawny says. Warm weather is not that far away, so let’s get geared up and try out some recipes.     GRILLED PEARS Fun factoid: in the 1800’s, one pear could cost you the modern-day equivalent of $20   Ingredients: 4 pears. 1/4 c. light brown sugar […]

That Scrabble Game

By Rosie Moore When I was a young girl we played board games such as Candyland, Monopoly and Chinese checkers. Then I got married and didn’t have much time for games until the children were old enough to play. After they got married a good friend of mine and I used to play scrabble on […]

Seymour Rotary Leader Completes P.E.T.S. Training

Seymour Rotary Leader Completes P.E.T.S. Training

Jack Funderburk, President-Elect of the Seymour Breakfast Rotary Club has completed a significant three-day training program.  Funderburk participated in the multi-state Presidents-Elect Training Seminar in Nashville in March. Mid-South P.E.T.S. prepares upcoming leaders in Rotary’s six districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee. The training consisted of well-known exceptional speakers, informative roundtables and discussion groups, detailed […]

Independent’s Day!

Independent’s Day!

 By Focus Staff Political parties aren’t popular with the people of Knoxville and Knox County. That’s the message from the result of the latest poll conducted by The Knoxville Focus. Voters were asked, “In your opinion, should local elections be partisan or nonpartisan?” The results were a resounding and overwhelming vote in favor of nonpartisan […]