Excommunication

First, they came for President Trump and since I sometimes disagreed with him, I did nothing. Then they came for Republicans and since I was not a member of that Party I did not object. Then they came for conservative media and I did not speak out. Then they came for Trump supporters and I […]

Vols hire Kevin Steele. What does it mean?

By Mark Nagi Tennessee’s football program is floundering. Recruits are de-committing. Assistant coaches are bolting. Their head coach has been in COVID-19 quarantine, not seen in nearly a month. Making matters worse, an internal investigation is underway to determine if Tennessee is guilty of recruiting violations. That’s not good. Tennessee has reportedly put a halt […]

‘Hold that line’

By Tom Mattingly For fans who listened to University of Tennessee football broadcasts on WROL/ WATE/WETE, 620 on every AM radio dial, during the 1950s, 1960s, and even into the 1970s, there was some great locally produced Saturday football programming. Examples include “The 50-Yardline” with Chuck Ketron and “Grandstand Quarterback” with ex-Vol quarterback Freddie Moses. […]

Dwight and Gloria

(Part 6 in series on Dwight Kessel) By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com They met at a pledge dance at The University of Tennessee (UT) in Knoxville. “I spotted a cute little brunette that my fraternity brother knew,” Dwight Kessel said. It was then that he was introduced to Gloria Jane Grubb. After graduating from UT, Kessel […]

Only truth will save us

By Joe Rector When I was a small boy, my parents called me into the kitchen one night. They held up a pair of my pajamas; small holes were cut in both the shirt and pants. They asked me what happened to cause those cuts, and I told them that I didn’t know. I was […]

I hope Joe Biden does a good job

By John J. Duncan Jr. Joe Biden will be sworn in as president this week, and I hope for the sake of this country that he does a good job. As I said in my last column, he has been very nice to me every time I have been around him, but I really thought […]

Double Standards and Liberal Hypocrisy

By Steve Hunley Is it any wonder why the country is so divided, so polarized?  And what happened to healing and uniting our country?  That seems to have disappeared in a bubble of the purest, most poisonous, palpitating hatred I’ve witnessed in my lifetime.  The left is using the incident at the Capitol for all […]

Wise Men?

A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins. Benjamin Franklin By Dr. Jim Ferguson January 6th is Epiphany in the ecclesiastical calendar but has other definitions including a sudden insight […]

Ever visit a waterfall inside a city?

By Mike Steely Ever visit a beautiful waterfall located inside a city? Noccalula Falls Park is in Gadsden, Alabama, just a few minutes off Interstate 59 and about an hour and a half south of Chattanooga. The city park’s 250 acres features a 90-foot waterfall, an aboriginal fort, an abandoned dam, a pioneer homestead, carvings […]

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