The last years of Gordon Browning, part two

The last years of Gordon Browning, part two

By Ray Hill For three decades Gordon Browning had been a force to be reckoned with in Tennessee politics. Following his disastrous attempt to return to the governorship in 1954, Browning was relegated to the status of senior statesman. First elected to Congress in 1922, Gordon Browning left office thirty years later. Browning belonged to […]

What Is the Lemon Law and When Does it Apply?

By Jed McKeehan If you ever hear anyone complain of buying a vehicle that has problems, you always hear people say, “Well you should be protected by the lemon law!”  Are you really?  Is that just some made up thing?  How often does the lemon law actually apply? A “Lemon” is a motor vehicle sold […]

Did you know ‘Jesus wept?’

By Rosie Moore When I was growing up I attended the Mennonite church. This kindly, conservative group of people were committed to pacifism and also adhered to the literal preaching of Christ to be “in the world” but not “of the world.” They displayed this teaching by their dress, the women by covering their hair […]

Happy 4th of July!

By Ralphine Major The day is celebrated with parades and fireworks, picnics and cookouts, barbeque and watermelon!It is America’s birthday and one of the most important days in our nation’s history.  The patriotic holiday is known as Independence Day or the Fourth of July.  The year was 1776 when America gained her independence—241 years ago! […]

Broken Shells

By Joe Rector One of the best things about the beach is hunting seashells. Over the years, I collected enough to make a table that weighs just slightly under a ton and a bedside lamp that is much lighter. Bags of the things are tucked away in cabinets and boxes both inside the house and […]

Remembering Lou Gehrig on America’s birthday

By Steve Williams As we celebrate America’s birthday this week, I would like to share some famous sports events that occurred on July 4th over the years. Although it happened before most of us were alive, many sports fans have heard and seen the replay of Lou Gehrig’s famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium in […]

Missing Pat Summitt

By Alex Norman We don’t expect our heroes to be fallible. But unfortunately they are made of the same flesh and bone as the rest of us. Last week marked the one year anniversary of the death of Pat Summitt and Tennessee is not the same without her.  I’m not just talking about things that […]

‘Now I lay me down to sleep…’

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I never know what I’m going to write about. I used to fret about my publishing deadline. However, after writing a half million words, I don’t search for storylines  anymore, I just wait for stories to find me. And sometimes I don’t know where my thoughts or writing will take me. […]

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