Vacuums

By Joe Rector Daddy never taught us boys how to build anything, fix plumbing, or work on a car. Mother didn’t either, but she made sure her three sons weren’t dependent upon their wives to clean house. For as long as I can remember, we did that. One of the biggest jobs was vacuuming. I’m […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Democrat Candidate Has A Lot To Learn The quality of those candidates running for county-wide office as Democrats is astonishing.  It is hard to imagine they could possibly be any worse.  Take the example of Dylan Earley, who is running for Knox County Commissioner-at-Large against incumbent Larsen Jay.  Earley appears to be […]

Why Wokeness in Corporate America?

Why Wokeness in Corporate America?

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com haroldblackphd.com   The left is more adept than the right at getting its way with corporate America. Witness the spate of “wokeness” at the largest corporations and the kowtowing to threats by the left. Many large Georgia firms condemned the changes in the state’s voting law after being threatened […]

Changes

Changes

Conservatives believe that liberals are people with bad ideas. Liberals believe that conservatives are bad people with ideas. Dan Bongino By Dr. Jim Ferguson We just returned from visiting my daughter in Portland, Oregon, her husband and my granddaughters, the Portland cute-ones. If you see me somewhere, ask me to show you pictures of my […]

‘King of the Volunteers’

‘King of the Volunteers’

By Tom Mattingly Bernard King was definitely something special, from his first stroll on the court against Wisconsin-Milwaukee in December 1974 to the time the music stopped in Baton Rouge in the first round of the 1977 NCAA Tournament, with an overtime loss against Syracuse. It didn’t take long for Vol fans, even those in […]

I remember her

I remember her

  By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com I had already dismissed writing about the legendary coach this year.  But watching the Tennessee-Vanderbilt ballgame changed my mind.  I saw the two analysts in the studio, and both of them were former Lady Vols.  One of the two broadcasters calling the game was a former Lady Vol.  As the […]

‘The Long Walk’

By Tom Mattingly The 1968-69 University of Tennessee basketball season finished 21-7 overall and 13-5 (SEC), with an appearance in the NIT. It featured yeoman-like work from Bill Justus, Billy Hann, Bobby Croft, Jimmy England, and Don Johnson. A game at Vanderbilt helped define the season and the ever-growing legend of head coach Ray Mears. […]

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