Arthur Capper of Kansas

Arthur Capper of Kansas

By Ray Hill “If you trust the people, they will trust you.” Arthur Capper Before there was Bob Dole, there was Arthur Capper. Capper was the most successful politician in Kansas for decades. Of the many campaigns he waged, he lost only one. He served two terms as governor and served in the United States […]

Halls routs Farragut and claims league title

Halls routs Farragut and claims league title

By Ken Lay Two wins on consecutive days netted the Halls Middle School girls basketball team a Knox County Middle School Basketball Conference regular-season championship. The Lady Demons nailed down the title with victories on Wednesday and Thursday at home and they’ll be the top seed in the upcoming James A. Ivey Jr. Memorial Middle […]

Legal and Public Notices for February 1, 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 August 24, 2007, executed by DAVID T ERVIN, conveying certain real property therein described to PRLAP, INC., as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]

Call for Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer Drivers are needed to assist seniors and people with disabilities to medical appointments, shopping trips, beauty appointments, and other fun activities! Professional training and vehicles provided. Volunteers will drive agency-owned, hybrid sedans or wheelchair accessible mini-vans and receive training to include First Aid and CPR certification! Volunteers are needed for weekdays, evenings and weekends. […]

The Big Read: “A Lesson Before Dying” by Ernest Gaines

Knox County Public Library, Friends of the Library, Clarence Brown Theatre, and the Public Defender’s Community Law Office are joining forces on The Big Read   A common experience of a story can bring a community together to help face its truths. Knox County Public Library is pleased to partner with Clarence Brown Theatre, Friends […]

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Meeting

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Meeting

  Norman Shaw, founder of the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable, will lecture on “The Loss of the Sultana: America’s Worst Maritime Disaster.” Norman, a retired title attorney, started the Association of Sultana Descendants in 1987 and he also coordinated and planned most of the groups 28 annual reunions.  Norman also worked with the “Blue and Gray Magazine” on a special Sultana […]

Oak Ridge Chorus Concert: A Delight for Music-lovers

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to present the Oak Ridge Chorus, led by Chorus Director Seth Maples, in a delightful performance of music by some of the greatest B-named composers, Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. “In honor of this season’s performance of Beethoven’s Symphony […]

Lady Vols’ season is shaky, but Holly has time to make some changes

By Steve Williams The Tennessee Lady Vols are wobbling, but there’s still time to make them stronger for a post-season run. Coach Holly Warlick just needs to do some tweaking. With 11 games remaining before the SEC tourney, here are my recommendations: Work the ball inside more to 6-2 senior Bashaara Graves. After all, she’s […]

Recruiting Remains a Cesspool

By Alex Norman The stories are as bad as we think. Coaches willing to break NCAA rules to woo a recruit to their university.  The NCAA and their member institutions turning a blind eye because the unpaid labor brings in billions.  College athletics has never been more popular or more profitable, and it’s becoming harder […]

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