Legal and public notices for the week of March 12, 2018

Foreclosure notices   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 4, 2006, executed by HAROLD MIKE GENTA, LINDA GENTA, conveying certain real property therein described to LYNNE EDDINS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

World Storytelling Day!

World Storytelling Day! Join Smoky Mountain Storytellers’ celebration on Friday, March 16, 7:00 p.m., in the fellowship hall at Highland Presbyterian Church, 721 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville, TN, 37804. We will provide light refreshments (coffee and cookies). SMSA Gratefully accept donations. Performance Artists are: Jim Eastin, Sheri Liles, Jean Davidson, Kathleen Mavournin. Around the […]

Sanctuary From the Law and Reason

Sanctuary From the Law and Reason

By Steve Hunley President Donald Trump’s Justice Department suing the State of California can come as no surprise to any rational person.  A battle has been raging well before Trump’s election in 2016 over immigration policy in this country.  California has for decades brazenly harbored illegal aliens.  Leftist politicians have routinely protected illegal aliens over […]

60 years and counting: Stevens Mortuary

60 years and counting: Stevens Mortuary

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “Service like it used to be” is more than a motto at Stevens Mortuary. As the Stevens family and their dedicated staff celebrate their 60th anniversary this year, they continue to adhere to the values and mission-of service that led Tom and Bernice Stevens to establish the mortuary in the late […]

Texas Liberal: Senator Ralph Yarborough

Texas Liberal: Senator Ralph Yarborough

By Ray Hill While now an apparently Republican “red” state, Texas was once solidly Democratic.  Like Tennessee, Texas has produced some interesting political personalities; Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn, Senator Tom Connally, Governor John Connally (no relation to Tom), Governor Ann Richards, George Bush and not least of all, Lyndon Baines Johnson. Ralph Yarborough […]

Bearden runs past Kingsport to state

Bearden’s Ques Glover (0) attempts a 3-point shot as Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett’s Marae Foreman leaps to defend. Glover scored 19 points to lead the Bulldogs past the Indians in last week’s State Sectional game. With the victory, Bearden earns a second consecutive trip to the Class AAA State Tournament. Photo by Jack Tate.

Bearden runs past Kingsport to state

By Ken Lay Bearden High School’s boys basketball team earned a shot at redemption on Monday, March 5. The Bulldogs now have a chance to take care of some unfinished business when they make a return trip to Murfreesboro for the Class AAA State Tournament. “It feels great to be going back to state,” Bearden […]

Fifth time the charm as GCA nets first state crown

Fifth time the charm as GCA nets first state crown

By Steve Williams Opposites attract, even in basketball. Grace Christian Academy and Webb School matched up five times this season because their different styles of play made them the two best TSSAA Division II-A teams in the state. First-year GCA head coach Brandon Clifford respected how Webb could “grind” on opponents, including his Rams. The […]

LeConte Photographic Society: WESTERN PARKS AND OTHER MARVELOUS PLACES

The LeConte Photographic Society will host Roger Trentham of Gatlinburg, TN for a great program about “Western Parks and Other Marvelous Places” on Saturday, April 24, 2018 at the King Library in Sevierville, TN in the Burchfield Room.  This program is free and open to the public.   Travel with Roger Trentham as he leads […]

March Is Extension Month in Tennessee

County Offices Are Planning Celebrations Statewide KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — March is Extension Month in Tennessee. Extension is a national educational program supported by USDA through the nation’s land-grant universities and administered with funding from state and local governments. In Tennessee there are Extension offices in each of the 95 counties. County Extension offices across the […]

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