Senator Howard Baker, Part Three

By Ray Hill In the fall of 1966, Republican Howard Baker kicked off his general election campaign for the United States Senate. He faced Democrat Governor Frank Clement in November, one of the most popular and experienced campaigners in Tennessee for the last decade. Since 1953, Frank Clement had served as Tennessee’s governor for all […]

Kelly looks to return from injury for Tusculum

Kelly looks to return from injury for Tusculum

By Ken Lay The last few weeks haven’t been easy for Tusculum College senior soccer player Lindsey Kelly. Kelly, a 2013 Karns High School graduate, had high hopes for her senior year in Greeneville. But those aspirations had to take a back seat when she broke her leg and possibly ended her season and her […]

‘Mobbatron’ leads way for Fulton on Senior Night, 44-3

PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND Fulton High running back Chaton Mobley, with West's K.J. Jefferson (3) and William Savoy (right) in pursuit, is off to the races on Senior Night. The MTSU commitment scored a touchdown on offense and defense in the Falcons' 44-3 win over the Rebels.

‘Mobbatron’ leads way for Fulton on Senior Night, 44-3

By Steve Williams It might have been his last game on Bob Black Field and he left Fulton High fans something to remember him by on offense and defense. Chaton Mobley, nicknamed “Mobbatron,” scored on both sides of the ball Friday to lead the Falcons to a convincing 44-3 win over West on Senior Night. […]

Appalachian Basketry to be next Appalachian Studies Program at Blount County Public Library

Appalachian Basketry to be next Appalachian Studies Program at Blount County Public Library

“Appalachian Basketry” will be the next presentation in the Southern Appalachian Studies Series at the Blount County Public Library. While the age-old craft of basketry can be traced back to Biblical times, this program will feature a demonstration of basic basket-making techniques and discussion of the importance of baskets in Appalachia including basket types, uses, […]

Beardsley Farm, Malcolm-Martin Park next destination in ‘Neighborhoods To Nature’ walking series with mayor

On Monday, the City of Knoxville will host the second in a series of “Neighborhoods to Nature” walks, designed to encourage citizens to discover nearby parks and greenways while also promoting physical activity.   The walk will be held Monday, Oct. 24, with local residents starting on their walks at 5:30 p.m. and convening at […]

First of KCHD’s Saturday flu vaccination clinics scheduled for this weekend

 Who:                     Knox County Health Department (KCHD)   What:                   Community Flu Vaccination Clinic                                 When:                  Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Where:                South-Doyle High School, 2020 Tipton Station Road       To offer more opportunities for the public to get a flu vaccination, KCHD is […]

Event offers insight on disability employment issues

  October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the Knoxville Area Employment Consortium (KAEC) is hosting a Disability Employment Awareness Breakfast Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 from 7:45 – 9:30 a.m. at the Downtown Hilton, 501 West Church Avenue. Free parking is available in the garage next to the Hilton. Friday, Oct. 21, is the […]

Knoxville Fire Fighters Fill the Boot to Support Kids and Adults with Muscle-Debilitating Diseases

  Members of the Knoxville IAFF Local 65 Fire Fighter Association are set to kick off  the fire fighter’s annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to  help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) find urgently needed treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that severely limit strength and mobility. More than 100 fire […]