Editorial: Oneida stadium should be named in Jim May’s honor

Placing Coach Jim May’s name on the football stadium at Oneida High School is an honor long overdue. Earlier this month, the school’s P.A. broadcaster,...

Garrett: The importance of Sunshine Week

This week, journalists across America are celebrating Sunshine Week. Except it really isn’t as much a celebration as it is an effort to make...

Garrett: Pays for hunters to mind others' feelings

With the opening of this year’s deer hunting seasons — muzzleloader season opened Saturday and will remain open until gun season kicks in on...

Roy: Personal memories of Senator Baker

The first time I saw Howard H. Baker, Jr., in person he was at the meat department at Scott Foods in Oneida with one...

Garrett: Yellow jackets are the curse of late summer

There’s plenty to like about this time of year. Football season has arrived, the first hunting seasons are opening, and we’re starting to experience...

Oden: There’s nothing wrong with redneck fishing

Howell Raines, former New York Times executive editor and author of several books on fly-fishing and politics, always impressed me, not always positively. He...

Garrett: Darned if they do, darned if they don’t

With occupancy of the White House and majority control of both chambers of Congress, you’d think being a Republican in Washington would be an...

Boyd’s prep for ’18 campaign begins

The worst-kept secret in Tennessee politics appears to be on the verge of being spilled. Randy Boyd's resignation Monday as the state's commissioner of the...

Editorial: We will make or break our hospital

We need a hospital. For the past 18 months, that has been the lament of many Scott Countians — over cups of coffee at McDonald’s,...

Garrett: Missing the spirit of September 11

Earlier this year, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) called on supporters to “push back” against anyone associated with President Donald Trump. If you see these...
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