"Finding Bigfoot": amusing anecdotes

Last night, “Finding Bigfoot” aired on Animal Planet. Journalists and media relations people were calling and tweeting each other behind the scenes.  My two favorite quotes of the night of the night.  “Dan, I just saw you on Finding Bigfoot.” My response, in a sarcastic tone, “Great, I haven’t been this famous for a bad […]

KHS Parent Night for for Rising 9th Graders

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, Karns High School will be having a Parent Night for parents of current 8th graders who are zoned for Karns High School. This is a great opportunity to meet staff, learn about sports and clubs, and get an overview of what the Freshman experience is like at Karns High. The time is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. […]

Historic Ramsey House Benefit

The twelfth annual fashion show fundraiser, “It’s All About Style,” to benefit Historic Ramsey House will be held Tuesday, March 19 at Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville at 5138 Lyons View Pike. Guests may enjoy a morning of shopping in the boutique from 10:30 a.m. until noon.  A variety of merchandise will be offered from area […]

#11/10 Tennessee Rallies For Win, 60-54 At Arkansas

Down by as many as 11 early in the second half, No. 11/10 Tennessee rallied for a 60-54 win at Bud Walton Arena on Sunday afternoon. The win keeps the Lady Vols in sole possession of first place in the SEC with a 13-1 league mark to go with a 22-5 overall record. Meighan Simmons led […]

Free Health Expo

A free health expo will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2013, from 1:30 – 5 p.m. at the Knoxville Center Mall, 3001 Knoxville Center Dr,Knoxville. Participants will receive free health screenings, see live demonstrations, receive free chair massages and more.  Medical and lifestyle professionals will be present to provide free consultations.  The expo is free and open […]

elevator rescue

The 911 Center was inundated with calls shortly after 10:00 p.m. when an overloaded elevator delivering passengers to the Club LeConte on the twenty-sixth floor of the Plaza Tower became stuck somewhere between the lobby and the eighteenth floor. The Knoxville Fire Department’s Rescue Unit was dispatched to the scene, and found approximately 25 individuals […]

Home Invasion

On 022213 about 2121, officers with the Knoxville Police Department responded to a home invasion with shots fired at 3000 block of E. Fifth avenue.   Upon arrival, officers located 4 females and 2 males who advised that they had been robbed.   The victims stated that 3 masked males had entered the unlocked front door and […]

Shooting

On 022313 at 0037 hrs. officers responded to a report of a shooting at Toot’s Little Honkey Tonk located at 114 E. Anderson Ave.  Upon arrival Officers found the victim, a white male, behind the business.  Victim had sustained gunshot wounds about the body and was transported to UT by rural metro.  Investigation is continuing   Sgt. […]