Karns knocks off Oak Ridge 42-35

Karns knocks off Oak Ridge 42-35

By Mark Nagi The Karns Beavers have taken strides forward this season… And they aren’t done yet. On Thursday, October 14, Karns got a huge performance out of running back Desean Bishop and beat Oak Ridge 42-35. It was their first win over the Wildcats since 1985. The win also guarantees that the Beavers will […]

Carlton Loser of Nashville

Carlton Loser of Nashville

By Ray Hill Joseph Carlton Loser (pronounced Low-ser) enjoyed a successful career in law and politics for decades.  The long-time district attorney for Nashville and Davidson County, Loser eventually wound up in Congress and became associated with a spectacular case of voter fraud, which ended his congressional career and launched the career of another Davidson […]

Is Inflation Temporary?

Is Inflation Temporary?

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com I am often asked if the current inflation is permanent or transitory. The answer is “it depends.” The administration has tried to convince us that inflation is transitory. The Fed concurred. Nonetheless, the concern on the part of the public is real. No matter the measurement, prices have been […]

Market Square

Market Square

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com A huge market house filled with vendors selling baked goods, fish, meats, and other items once anchored one side of Market Street in downtown Knoxville. Lawson McGhee Library was located on the hill across the street. Unfortunately for patrons, the market house burned in 1960. Though Market Square has changed through […]

Leaders and Followers

Leaders and Followers

“The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.” ― William F. Buckley Jr. By Dr. Jim Ferguson Are you an Indian or a chief? I thought about this on Columbus Day which is also listed as Indigenous People’s Day on my iPhone calendar. I think the whole controversy is contrived caca (excrement), derived […]

Creating a host of memories

Creating a host of memories

By Tom Mattingly Can it really have been more than 50 years since the 1970 Tennessee football team took the field under rookie head coach Bill Battle? Time marches on, and these “Boys of Fall” are now in their early 70s. But the passage of time cannot erase the memories of this group, a team […]

From a Distance

From a Distance

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com The arrogance of the far left never ceases to astound me. These people have such a high opinion of themselves that they think they can run your life better than you can. They want to control everything and seem to think they can spend your money better than you […]

Dogwood Arts Set Out To Keep Knoxville Blooming – One Tree At A Time

Annual Bazillion Blooms Campaign Encourages Fall Planting It’s planting time in Tennessee! Dogwood Arts is on a mission to Keep Knoxville Blooming by selling dogwood trees through their annual Bazillion Blooms program. Bare-root trees (2-4ft tall) are on sale now for $25 each (or $20 each when five or more are purchased). The trees are […]