Hawks, Lady Hawks look to add to track tradition

    By Ken Lay The 2017 season opens Tuesday afternoon for the Hardin Valley Academy track and field teams. The Hawks and Lady Hawks will get things rolling Tuesday afternoon at Sevier County at 5 p.m. HVA will make the trip, which will begin a quest to its short but rich track tradition. Since […]

Catholic gives Murphy Center a pinch of green in its chase for gold

Luke Smith is quickly greeted on the court by jubilant teammates and coaches after his game-winning shot in Catholic’s 56-53 semifinal win over Nashville Whites Creek in the TSSAA Class AA state tournament Friday.

Catholic gives Murphy Center a pinch of green in its chase for gold

Knoxville Catholic’s historic season came to an end Saturday in the Class AA state championship game when the top ranked Irishmen fell to Nashville Maplewood 60-57. The Panthers got off to an early lead and led most of the game as Catholic was hampered by foul trouble. Catholic’s standout senior point guard Luke Smith missed […]

Friends Forever is just that

Friends Forever is just that

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Friends Forever Antiques and Collectables shop is located at 5716 Western Avenue just across from the Cumberland Estates Shopping Center and the name tells the story. Friends Forever is just that, a variety of rooms decorated and supplied by about 10 different antique enthusiasts that include the owner, Christine Housley, as […]

Tennessee and American Neutrality, III

Tennessee and American Neutrality, III

By Ray Hill Attempting to purge senators from his own party proved to be President Franklin Roosevelt’s folly. It was certainly true FDR remained the most popular Democrat in the country and he believed the voters would heed his call to eject those Democratic senators whom he targeted as obstructionists. Among those marked for defeat […]

Powell B&P talks upcoming events

Powell B&P talks upcoming events

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The importance of sidewalks in the Powell community and future plans for the walkways is the subject of a public meeting at the Lighthouse Café on Tuesday, April 4. Justin Bailey reminded members of the importance of attending the meeting during the Powell Business and Professional Association meeting Tuesday. Bailey said […]

Perfect tournament run nets title for Admirals

Perfect tournament run nets title for Admirals

By Ken Lay OLIVE BRANCH, Miss — A season of hard work culminated in the ultimate prize for the Farragut High School hockey club. “I’m really proud of the boys. They worked really hard in practice and they’ve worked really hard all year,” Admirals coach Jeff Lindsay said after Farragut claimed the Blue Division High […]

Warriors complete successful season at state tourney

    By Ken Lay   OLIVE BRANCH, Miss — The Knoxville Warriors may have lost all three of their games in the 2017 Blue Division State High School Hockey Tournament recently at the Midsouth Ice House. But that didn’t sully a successful season. “Unfortunately, we went 0-3 down there but I thought it was […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of March 20, 2017

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 January 31, 2005, executed by AMY J JONES, TIM W NOWELL , conveying certain real property therein described to TOM WESTBROOK , as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

Knoxville Extreme Energy Makeover Program wins award

The Knoxville Extreme Energy Makeover (KEEM) program was honored with a 2017 Southface Fulcrum Award at the 19th annual Greenprints Conference held in Atlanta, March 7 – 8.   KEEM launched in August 2015 as a project of the Smarter Cities Partnership, a group of 20-plus community groups committed to finding long-term solutions for low-income […]

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