Property Protected Even When You Have a Judgment Against You

By Jedidiah McKeehan I see lots of people come to the courthouse who end up with a judgment against them for some reason or another.  Maybe they got behind on their credit card payments, maybe they took out a payday loan that they shouldn’t have taken, or maybe they couldn’t pay the medical bills they […]

A lot of us for once will be pulling for Alabama

By Steve Williams Bobbie Fisher, who operates my favorite booth at the Expo Center Flea Market with her husband John, told me she would be rooting for Jeremy Pruitt and Alabama in the upcoming College Football Playoffs. And I quickly told her I would be, too, as I’m sure a lot of Tennessee fans will […]

Ned Carmack, Part II

Ned Carmack, Part II

By Ray Hill W. “Ned” Carmack’s campaign for the United States Senate ended on a dusty road in rural West Tennessee under circumstances never resolved. Carmack’s wife Charlotte arrived to whisk him home to Murfreesboro, where Carmack spent some time in a hospital. Found unconscious, beaten, bloodied and partially paralyzed, Ned Carmack was forced to […]

Measurements

By Dr. Jim Ferguson This is an unusual Christmas season for me. I say this because all my shopping is done, the presents are wrapped and are already under the tree. I’m not being smug because my wife Becky, like most women, does the lion’s share of Christmas shopping. Actually, she likes shopping, and I […]

New discoveries for an old body

By Joe Rector Once again, I’m thinking about growing older each and every day. Yes, doing so beats the alternative, and I’m not complaining…sort of. What I’d rather say is that I’m discovering new things that accompany new birthdays. For one, I’ve learned new tricks for retrieving things that I drop or which lie in […]

Merry Christmas!

By Ralphine Major It is a favorite among the Christmas songs—”The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”  It’s true.  The words that Andy Williams made so popular at Christmas time carry so much meaning.  Folks seem friendlier, days seem brighter, and moods seem lighter.  Joy abounds all around us. 2017 brought to us an eventful […]

The Differences Between a Quitclaim Deed and a Warranty Deed

By Jed McKeehan When two people want to transfer ownership of real property (real property is land, a house, etc.) between them in exchange for money, the document that officially memorializes the transaction is called a deed.  A deed will have the description and location of the property on it as well as the name […]

UT fans get a new AD and football coach for Christmas

1, 2, 3, 4! I’m gettin’ nuttin’ for Christmas ‘Cause I ain’t been nothin’ but bad I held out for Gruden way too long Somebody snitched on me I hollered no for the guy in Ohio Somebody snitched on me We couldn’t get Cutcliffe back We tried Gundy but that fell through Even botched the […]

Alontae Taylor was a must get for Tennessee

By Alex Norman If you ever are bored at work, do yourself a favor at watch Alontae Taylor’s highlight tape.  It’s spectacular. What you see from the 4-star prospect from Coffee County Central HS is someone with breakaway speed, toughness and athleticism.  He’s the real deal, and soon will make some college very happy. Taylor […]

Ned Carmack I

Ned Carmack I

By Ray Hill Edward Ward Carmack, Jr. possessed a name made famous by his father.  E. W. Carmack had been a congressman, United States senator and only just barely missed having been elected governor; the elder Carmack had also been a newspaper editor who deftly used his pen to praise his friends and torture his […]

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