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Remembering the values veterans fought for

Remembering the values veterans fought for

October 27th, 2013 12:00 am by Murvin Perry

During the weekend of Oct. 11-13, I was privileged to participate in the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., for veterans to view the monuments and memorials dedicated to the veterans of America’s wars

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Hiking, backpacking philosophies differ greatly

October 24th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Hiking and backpacking enthusiasts run the gamut in their methodology. On one end are the so-called backpacking purists and on the other end of the spectrum is the make-do backpacker.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

One Acre Cafe works to meet the match

October 24th, 2013 9:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

One week out from the Oct. 31 deadline on its $10,000 Match Gift Challenge, One ACRE Cafe has received $8,000 toward the matching donation and is renewing its request for help meeting the gift’s full potential

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Veteran medicine men reveal health secrets of Cherokees

Veteran medicine men reveal health secrets of Cherokees

October 21st, 2013 8:57 am by Bob Cox

Dr. Frans M. Olbrechts (1889-1958), a Belgian anthropologist with the Smithsonian Institute, became known for his work with seven Indian tribes, which included the Cherokees

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Dr. Hankal finally may be recognized by his hometown

October 20th, 2013 11:45 am by Robert Houk

It looks as if Dr. Hezekiah Hankal will finally get the recognition he so richly deserves. Hankal was one of the most brilliant and accomplished individuals ever to live in Washington County, but sadly there is no school, no government building or street

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Columns Community Voices
Fighting a summer war in retirement land

Fighting a summer war in retirement land

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Dan Kyte

I’ve returned to my favorite rocking chair on the back porch. In the evening, the fall seasonal cricket and tree frog sounds lull me to remembrances of my grandparents’ old home place and its porches.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Time may bring changes, but memories can be preserved

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Jan Hearne

There was a creek that ran behind the Dott’s house on Corteland Drive in Knoxville when I was a kid. Boo, Terry, Tex and I, accompanied by our dogs and Soda the neighbor’s golden retriever, roamed the banks of that creek for three years.

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Columns Adventures

Have you ever been to Flint Rock?

October 17th, 2013 8:42 am by Johnny Molloy

Holston Mountain is one of our region’s iconic summits and is a fantastic place to visit during fall color season, whether you are on foot or simply touring by auto.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Patriotic concert to aid SHHS ROTC instructor

October 17th, 2013 8:33 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Science Hill High School choir, band, orchestra and drama departments, along with the school’s ROTC unit, will present a patriotic concert to benefit ROTC instructor Sgt. 1st Class John Rosselot Monday evening in the school auditorium.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Malala’s story should make us all focus more on education

October 14th, 2013 9:44 am by Jan Hearne

On Oct. 9, 2012, the Pakistani Taliban shot Malala Yousufzai, a 15-year-old girl, point blank in the head as she sat in a school van.

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