The Knoxville Focus for May 21, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for May 21, 2018

Memorial Day means Honor Fountain City!   By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com There are several events planned for next Monday as our area celebrates Memorial Day but there’s nothing like the special events at Honor Fountain City Day. The celebration, presented by Fountain City Town Hall, Inc., always draws a huge crowd to Fountain City Park […]

Fake News Abets Fake Investigation

Fake News Abets Fake Investigation

By Steve Hunley Shoes are beginning to drop as the mainstream media hurries to excuse methods they would have used to ruin careers and lives in other circumstances.  Tucker Carlson had as his guest writer and senior editor of The Federalist Mollie Hemingway last week and I found it both interesting and informative.  Ms. Hemingway […]

Gibbs gets offensive, wins Region softball title

Gibbs gets offensive, wins Region softball title

  By Ken Lay Longtime Gibbs High School softball coach Carol Mitchell saw her team do exactly what she wanted in the Region 2-AA Championship Game. Mitchell’s Lady Eagles pounded out 13 hits in a 12-1 five-inning victory over Kingston Wednesday night before a packed house in Corryton. “I thought we hit the ball well […]

Freshman comes up big for Farragut in region title win

Freshman comes up big for Farragut in region title win

  By Steve Williams Hunter Merrick may be a 15-year-old high school freshman pitcher, but he wasn’t worried. He had confidence in his defense and Farragut’s hitters as well. The 5-10, 155-pound lefthander did his part too, limiting highly regarded Karns to two hits in leading the Admirals to a 5-2 victory in the Region […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 14, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for May 14, 2018

Free Tennessee Smokies tickets to reward good behavior   By Steve Williams Mike Donila had a big handful of tickets to Tennessee Smokies baseball games Thursday he was looking to give away. Yes, there is a catch. After all, it is baseball. But earning the free ticket still can be as easy as walking to […]

Find Quality Assisted Living at BeeHive Homes

Find Quality Assisted Living at BeeHive Homes

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “We were looking for a business that would permit us to give back to people in our community,” said Kelly Lohman. She’s a former school teacher and her husband, Layne, works for Siemens Healthcare. “We were first introduced to BeeHive Homes while visiting our family in Montana and fell in love […]

The 1920 Election In Tennessee, Part Two

The 1920 Election In Tennessee, Part Two

By Ray Hill Governor Albert H. Roberts, first elected in 1918, was having a difficult time winning reelection in 1920. Tennessee had traditionally given governors a second two-year term, save for the most controversial or incompetent. Roberts had been an able enough administrator, but had proven to be rather hapless when dealing with legislative matters. […]

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