Tennessee Smokies fans invited to Girl Scouts Game Night Aug. 1

Baseball fans will get free Girl Scout cookies at the Sunday game  The Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians have partnered with Tennessee Smokies to host Girl Scouts Game Night on Sunday, Aug. 1. The Tennessee Smokies will play the Chattanooga Lookouts at 2 p.m. at Smokies Stadium at 3540 Line Drive in Kodak, Tennessee. […]

Annual Senior Citizens Day at the Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool

~ from the Oak Ridge Senior Center The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring a Senior Citizens Pool Party at the Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool next month. The pool, located at 172 Providence Road, will be reserved exclusively for Seniors ages 50 and older on Wednesday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 […]

Boys & Girls Clubs kids take the Tennessee Theatre stage

Area youth will take the stage of the Official State Theatre of Tennessee on July 29. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley will present its first Youth Arts Initiative (YAI) Variety Show, “Follow the Blue Brick Road,” at the Tennessee Theatre on Thursday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. The showcase will feature dance, […]

TWRA: Experts Hosting Free Virtual Classes on Outdoor Skills

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy offering free virtual outdoor classes now through the winter Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy is offering free virtual classes for those wanting to learn new outdoor skills or brush up old ones. To see a full list of upcoming classes and sign up, visit tnwf.org/virtual. The […]

23rd Annual KIL Girls Soccer Jamboree is Saturday

Saturday, July 31, 2021, at West High School UT Field 8:30 Catholic JV vs. Gibbs JV 9:00 Farragut vs. Gibbs 9:30 West vs. Catholic 10:00 Hardin Valley vs. Gibbs 10:30 West JV vs. Gibbs JV 11:00 Hardin Valley vs. Catholic 11:30 Farragut JV vs. Hardin Valley JV Noon SKILLS COMPETITION 1:00 Campbell County JV vs. […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 

This week’s spotlight highlights KCHD’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program    The Knox County Health Department Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program will host Drive-Thru at the Zoo Aug. 5 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. The event is free and will include 100 goodie bags available which contain merchandise […]

Visiting History at Martin’s Station

By Mike Steely Re-enactors can add so much to a historic place and Martin’s Station Fort, within southwest Virginia’s Wilderness Road State Park, is no exception. My wife and I drove from Knoxville recently. I’d wanted to visit the fort for some time, having read about the history of Joseph Martin and the burning of […]

‘Batter up’ in Knoxville

By Joe Rector Amy and I attended a ballgame at Smoky Stadium this past weekend, thanks to Janet Anderson inviting us. It’d been a couple of years since we traveled to see the team play, and I was surprised to see some of the changes to the field and the amenities. It’s not much like […]

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