Baker puts team ahead of herself in girls state track

Baker puts team ahead of herself in girls state track

By Steve Williams Track and field is often thought of as an “individual” sport, but it has “team” players, too. Like Camille Baker of Catholic High. Baker started off Spring Fling week May 19 by winning the TSSAA Class A-AA state girls pentathlon at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. Three days later, the Catholic […]

Publisher’s Position: Backward Budgeting

Publisher’s Position: Backward Budgeting

By Steve Hunley The hallmark of Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre’s administration seems to be grand and glorious phraseology along with regular requests to jack up taxes. The superintendent is beginning to sound like a broken record. McIntyre really seems to believe there’s some chance the County Commission will provide extra money to give teachers […]

Old Windows Aren't a Pane

A Workshop on Window Restoration & Weatherization   The Metropolitan Planning Commission and Knox Heritage are co-sponsoring a workshop teaching a cost-effective way to repair the old wooden windows that lend so much character to historic homes.  Mr. Bob Yapp, author and nationally known “old house expert” will be the instructor. The event will be […]

Vintage Baseball Comes to Knoxville

Come on out Knoxville, for the American Pastime as it was played in the beginning. Historic Ramsey House at 2614 Thorn Grove Pike, off Gov. John Sevier Hwy. The Highland Rim Distillers will face off against the Knoxville Holstons. The game is free and starts at noon on Saturday, May 31.   The rules are […]

Knoxville Vets Host Wounded Warriors In Trout-Fishing Event

NORRIS — On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 20-21, veterans from the Knoxville chapter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) are hosting veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project in what for many of the warriors will be their first fly fishing outing.   The visitors are coming from as far away as northern Kentucky and western […]