Ledoux championed songs of wide open spaces

Wherever the average day takes me, chances are I’ll go there with musical accompaniment. I listen to music at home, music in the car,...

Garrett: The incredible, edible . . . dandelion?

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } They may very well be nature’s most hated wildflower. Instead of restricting themselves to well-lighted forest areas or open pastures,...

Garrett: Spirit of law can't diminish spirit of Christianity

When the mic went hot at Dr. M.E. Thompson Field Friday evening, Kevin Acres’ routine was a little bit different. Acres, who has served as...

Garrett: N-S's investment in Scott County is a big deal

When Norfolk-Southern’s circa World War I steam engine chugged into town along the N-S line shortly after noon Saturday, it marked the fifth time...

Garrett: The best option may be to eat him

As I watched Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow in Podunk, Penn., Sunday morning, I was reminded of Clark Griswold’s line in the movie “Christmas...

Garrett: Hard times sometimes bring out a community's best

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Sometimes you have to see the worst to see the best. That may have been the case last week, as...

Oden: Embroiling hunters in the wind debate

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } In early January, press releases were shotgun-blasted to media across the country by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), which...

Editorial: Proposed tourism cuts will impact rural Tennessee

In his amended budget proposal last week, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam moved to slash an additional $2 million from the state’s tourism advertising budget,...

Garrett: Time for us to clean up our act

A few days ago, I was looking out my back window at the trash that has accumulated along the fence row along my back...

Garrett: Yes, as a matter of fact, honey mustard is important

On our way to the coast last week for a much-needed vacation, we stopped by Hardee’s in Ringgold, Ga. — just south of Chattanooga...

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