Opinion

Garrett: No better time to showcase Scott County

As a friend and I were crossing the Scott-Campbell line Sunday afternoon — where S.R. 63 reaches the top of a gap between two...

Garrett: CEO's 'tude both childish, cruel

Overweight? Homely? Unpopular? Hip clothing magnate Mike Jeffries doesn’t want you wearing his lines. Which is a pretty cruel thing to say. But Jeffries takes...

Oden: Why I just can't watch Honey Boo Boo

First, a confession: My wife and I don’t watch much television. We are readers. I polish off four to six books a week, plus...

Garrett: Newspaper is America's worst job . . . so they say

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Much has been made of CareerCast.com’s recent release of its list of best and worst jobs. According to the...

Letter: Thanks for making fundraiser a success

Editor: Simply saying thank you doesn’t seem enough for all those who contributed to the success of CASA’s First Annual Scott Sportsman Showcase. The Showcase Committee...

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: Chocolate gravy and other food cravings

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } I don’t know what caused me, after the passage of decades, to suddenly succumb to a craving so sentimental...

Garrett: Spring game attendance a sign UT got it right

Firing a hall of fame coach, as the University of Tennessee did in 2008 with Phillip Fulmer, is never easy, even when it’s the...

Oden: 'Amazing Ones' weren't hindered by age, infirmity

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } I will call them the Amazing Ones, two uncles who because of age and infirmity some would write off...

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