Johnson City Press Thursday, October 30, 2014
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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Columns Community Voices
Things I miss the most

Things I miss the most

October 14th, 2013 9:09 am by Larry French

Every year about this time, nostalgia creeps in and I harken back — for whatever the reasons — to consider once again the list of things I miss the most.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Rep. Hill has found it’s not always easy being the boss

October 14th, 2013 8:49 am by Robert Houk

I’ve said it here before, but it bears repeating: It’s not easy being the boss. Lord knows state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, can attest to that.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Former President Andrew Johnson eulogized in Greeneville in 1909

Former President Andrew Johnson eulogized in Greeneville in 1909

October 14th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

May 31, 1909, was a momentous day in Greeneville — the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, was eulogized.

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