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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
The Campbells bought Mountcastle Hills, renamed it ‘Argyll’

The Campbells bought Mountcastle Hills, renamed it ‘Argyll’

June 17th, 2013 9:52 am by Bob Cox

This is my third column on the house that was built as Mountcastle Hills, located just off North Roan Street in 1917.

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Columns As I See It
Legislators could mess things up for sick, poor

Legislators could mess things up for sick, poor

June 17th, 2013 9:00 am by Robert Houk

I once heard the Rev. Will Campbell — the civil rights activist and colorful Baptist preacher, who died June 3 in Nashville — say the prayer before a floor session of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

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Big Brother is watching

Big Brother is watching

June 17th, 2013 9:00 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A little thought experiment: You’ve gone to the big game in Knoxville along with, oh, 100,000 other fans.

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Community Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Children love their fathers even when they are less than perfect

June 16th, 2013 9:11 am by Jan Hearne

My dad wasn’t perfect, not in the way that 1950s dads were portrayed on television. Unlike Ward Cleaver on “Leave it to Beaver” or Jim Anderson on “Father Knows Best,” my father never had a heart-to-heart talk with me.

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Thinking of Dad on this Father’s Day

Thinking of Dad on this Father’s Day

June 16th, 2013 12:00 am by Bonnie Simmerman

As we celebrate Father’s Day, memories of my dad come to mind.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

June 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

My cousin, Wayne Whittimore, and I recently conversed by phone concerning the Crosley automobile dealership.

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Columns Out of My Head
Though my decorating style is strongly influenced by the school of benign neglect, I like to look at pretty things.

Though my decorating style is strongly influenced by the school of benign neglect, I like to look at pretty things.

June 9th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Though my decorating style is strongly influenced by the school of benign neglect, I like to look at pretty things.

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Columns As I See It
Home-schoolers in school sports: All the fun without the fundraising

Home-schoolers in school sports: All the fun without the fundraising

June 9th, 2013 12:00 am by Robert Houk

A new law is set to go into effect July 1 requiring all public schools in Tennessee to give home-schoolers the chance to try out for sports.

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Columns Mystery Diner
Ming’s Asian Cuisine: new, different, delectable

Ming’s Asian Cuisine: new, different, delectable

June 7th, 2013 10:42 am by Mystery Diner

Ming's Asian Cuisine, a new Johnson City asian restaurant, has received the Mystery Diner and his "dine around bunch's" full scrutiny, and approval.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear

Alex Summers comments on his grandparents’ Mountcastle Hills home

June 3rd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

I recently corresponded with John Zollicoffer concerning the article I wrote about the wedding of his parents in Johnson City in October 1934. The nuptials took place at the beautiful home of the bride’s parents, James and Alice Summers, in Mountcastle Hi

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