E.L. Mechem of New Mexico: BIG ED

E.L. Mechem of New Mexico: BIG ED

By Ray Hill   New Mexico entered the union on January 6, 1912 and it became fertile ground for rough and tumble politics that swung from the outrageous to the brutal. Elections routinely were influenced by money and there were frequent charges of voter fraud. One of New Mexico’s first U. S. senators was Albert […]

Good People shop sells 1960s fashions

Good People shop sells 1960s fashions

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you are in a ‘60s state of mind and longing for that tie-dyed shirt, then than Good People is the store you’ll want to visit. Rick Whitener and Kathy Dawn, son and mother, operate the family-friendly ‘60s themed store located at 4026 Chapman Highway. It’s something they’ve wanted to […]

Admirals topple Ice Dawgs 6-1 to claim hoist Moore Cup

Admirals topple Ice Dawgs 6-1 to claim hoist Moore Cup

  By Ken Lay A perfect run recently netted the Farragut High School Hockey Club a fourth consecutive Moore Cup. The Admirals will now enter the Blue Division State Tournament with some hardware and an unblemished 12-0 record. Farragut defeated the Bearden Ice Dawgs 6-1 on Monday, Feb. 26 to hoist the cup awarded to […]

Fisheries Biologist Jim Herrig Addresses Trout Unlimited On March 8

Longtime fisheries biologist Jim Herrig will speak Thursday, March 8, at a free, public meeting of the Clinch River Chapter, Trout Unlimited, about the background and interpretation of three short aquatic films financed by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and produced by Freshwaters Illustrated. The films highlight work being done on restoration of hellbenders, restoration […]

Knox County Schools to Host Recruitment Fair

  WHO:                    Knox County Schools Human Resources   WHEN:                  9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 3   WHERE:               Central High School (5321 Jacksboro Pike)   Knox County Schools is looking for passionate and dedicated educators and classified staff. The 2018 Knox County Schools Recruitment Fair will be showcasing both certified and classified positions and will […]

Knoxville SOUP Calls for Funding Proposals

Knoxville SOUP is looking for community-focused projects throughout Knox County that could use some cash to get going. The next SOUP micro-funding event will take place starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 17, at Dara’s Garden, 2637 Maryville Pike, and will be catered by Rothchild Catering. The deadline to enter a project is Thursday, Apr. 12. SOUP is […]

Mardi Growl brings dogs to downtown

Hundreds of puppers and their people will take to the streets of downtown Knoxville Saturday, March 3, for the 11th annual Young-Williams Animal Center’s Mardi Growl Parade and Festival, presented by Old City Wine Bar.   The event begins with a parade of canines festooned in all manner of costumes, starting at Willow Avenue at […]

17th Annual East Tennessee History Day Friday

17th Annual East Tennessee History Day to showcase student performances, exhibits, documentaries for a chance at state and national competition on March 2   WHO:   350 middle and high school students representing 28 schools in East Tennessee public school systems from Blount, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, Sevier and Union Counties plus a number of private and home […]

Brush Collection Resumes March 5

  The City of Knoxville’s Public Works Department will resume brush collection beginning on Monday, March 5. Yard waste should be placed at the curb, must be kept separate from trash, and be raked or placed within 6x6x6 foot piles. All tree work completed at a residential property by a private contractor, tree trimmer, or […]

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