Johnson City Press Friday, March 27, 2015
Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Best practices' needed for state child care services

November 10th, 2014 11:42 am by Robert Houk

Gov. Bill Haslam will continue to have a problem convincing members of the Republican-controlled state General Assembly that Common Core is not a President Obama-hatched plot to turn our schoolchildren into Islamic terrorists.

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Community Columns Good Neighbor
Operation Kindness

Operation Kindness

November 7th, 2014 6:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

ETSU Football Coach Carl Torbush will be the guest speaker at Monday night's benefit dinner.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

No regrets in leaving recent UT game at halftime

November 6th, 2014 1:21 pm by Tony Casey

On Nov. 1, after trailing the University of South Carolina Gamecocks by two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Volunteers raged back to pull off an unlikely road victory in overtime.

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Columns Community Voices
Jennie Young: Tennessee abortion amendment is purely a legislative power grab

Jennie Young: Tennessee abortion amendment is purely a legislative power grab

November 3rd, 2014 9:57 am by Jennie Young, Community Voices Columnist

We're all pawns in an ugly game - including our blithely unaware legislators - unless we choose not to be.

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Columns Community Voices
Murvin Perry: Abortion control amendment would correct bad Supreme Court decision

Murvin Perry: Abortion control amendment would correct bad Supreme Court decision

November 3rd, 2014 9:52 am by Murvin Perry, Community Voices Columnist

As what one critic calls the most dishonest political ad continues to air on television - financed with a $1.5 million from giants in the abortion industry, most of it from outside Tennessee - it's time set the facts about Amendment 1 in order.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Challenger says Alexander not showing his true self

November 3rd, 2014 9:46 am by Robert Houk

For many weeks now, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has been telling Tennessee voters that if they elect Gordon Ball, the Democrat will be "one more vote for Obama."

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Windy adventures: The unseen weather factor

October 31st, 2014 9:10 am by Johnny Molloy

Knowing the wind forecast before you set out on your adventure can turn this unseen factor into your ally instead of your enemy.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

A few ponderings on paid lobbyists and elected judges

October 29th, 2014 4:39 pm by Robert Houk

Does the city of Johnson City really need a paid lobbyist on Capitol Hill?

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Community Columns Local Entertainment Mystery Diner
Mystery Diner

Mad Greek International Cafe has a delicious method to the madness

October 24th, 2014 11:51 am by Mystery Diner

Mad Greek cuisine is Mediterranean, meaning Greek ("Aegean" in my book) and southern Italian with some Near East and Northeast American overtones, all ably produced by their chefs and kitchen personnel.

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Columns As I See It
Constitutional amendments ignore legislative restraint

Constitutional amendments ignore legislative restraint

October 20th, 2014 11:46 am by Robert Houk

It should never be easy to change the state's Constitution.

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