Letter: Coverage of Senator Baker's legacy commended

Editor: This past week, as we paid respects to Scott County’s most famous native son, Howard H. Baker Jr., I made an effort to read...

Garrett: Dark underbelly of lax trade rules evident in forests

One of my favorite places is a dense stand of hemlocks along Indian Fork Creek near the Brimstone community. There, along property managed by Brimstone...

Our View: Gas tax proposal is fair solution to Tennessee’s road needs

A December poll conducted by Vanderbilt University found a plurality of Tennesseans in support of Gov. Bill Haslam’s long-anticipated proposal for an increase in the...

Garrett: The importance of vigilant parenting on Monday

When the Scott County School System and the Oneida Special School District opted to dismiss classes prior to the onset of Monday's solar eclipse,...

Fighting fracking, promoting poverty

Unable to persuade legislators to ban fracking on the federal or state levels, environmentalists are now waging their war on fracking one locality at...

Garrett: MLB stands alone as politics ruin sports

I find myself watching Major League Baseball more closely these days, and it has nothing to do with the fact that the Chicago Cubs are...

Oden: Ardmore company made hoop cheese and helped farmers

Google mapped a convoluted path to our destination, but I probably would have found it – eventually. The problem was apparent. The smartphone’s female...

Garrett: Remembering the Blizzard of ’93

They called it “Riday.” The concept? Friday without an F. At the end of every six-week grading period, Robbins School would hold Riday for...

Yager: Let's keep public notices available for all

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } By Ken Yager, State Senator The issue of whether local governments should post public notices on their own internet website...

Garrett: Jayden K. Smith, the fake internet sensation

If you accept Jayden K. Smith as your friend on Facebook, your computer will spontaneously explode. And if you don’t forward this to 10...
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