5:00 PM Jun 28, 2014
Jennifer Clark had a lot to celebrate last Sunday when she officially became a homeowner through Habitat for Humanity.
6:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
It’s a wonder she could walk upright as she raced down the hall to her bedroom and shut the door with an exclamation point—the chip on her shoulder was that big.
5:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
It’s a lazy summer afternoon at 92 degrees. A hiking trail leads to a large, open area of exposed limestone surrounded by thin, gravelly soil. The sun bares down, the heat is intense and the ground is cracked. It’s not exactly prime conditions for most living things.
4:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
From Memphis to Kingsport and for all the small towns and tiny communities in between, the Tennessee State Fair is seeking the best of the best that the Volunteer State has to offer.
3:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
A fishing pole or a new tie may be traditional Father’s Day gifts, but experts say another important gift could be a conversation with the men in your life about taking control of their own health.


2:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
Miranda Lambert has followed her path with the surefootedness of a high-wire aerialist who prefers working without a net. Betting on herself, sticking to her convictions, doubling down when caution might have seemed the wiser choice – every risk she took and every due she paid led directly to her perch at the top.
1:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
My mother, a longtime bridge player, often said, “When I lead a suit and you don’t return it, you have to be void or dead.” Another commented, “Don’t return your partner’s lead unless you are void or have a death wish.”
12:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
Maywood Publishing has published the first book exclusively about the butterflies found in Tennessee.
11:00 AM Jun 15, 2014
One afternoon, I had a hankering, a primal-like craving, for a supper of pinto beans and cornbread with a tall glass of cold, rich buttermilk thrown in for good measure and extra filling.
10:00 AM Jun 15, 2014
The Leadership Middle Tennessee board of directors announced Patti James was selected as the new executive director of the regional leadership program.
9:00 AM Jun 15, 2014
I’m under no illusion that I can change the world, but I can make it better in small increments.
8:00 AM Jun 15, 2014
Last Saturday’s 31st rendition of Cumberland University’s Phoenix Ball was both magical and a “Game Changer,” as the theme indicated.
10:00 PM Jun 14, 2014
Summer may mean many things to different people. Vacations may fill the agenda, which lead to an increase in hotel, gas and food expenses. Summer home remodel projects may infiltrate your schedule and tap into the budget as well, not to mention family reunions, summer gatherings, picnics and parties.
9:00 AM Jun 8, 2014
Esther Arrington
Esther Arrington, 86, claims she was “born in the center of the universe, Liberty, Tenn.,” and so far as she knows today, she was the first registered nurse from DeKalb County.
8:00 AM Jun 8, 2014
In today’s society, a challenge is considered an invasion on your life bringing delay, frustration and inconvenience.
10:00 PM May 24, 2014
The 2014 Wounded Warriors High Five Tour will roll through Nashville on June 13 from 5-7 p.m. The tour’s ride of choice, a customized Stars and Stripes-wrapped 2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, will be stopping at Two Rivers Ford, where supporters can sign the car with a message of gratitude and contribute to the cause of building two “smart homes” for two U.S. military veterans and their families.
8:00 PM May 24, 2014
The last few weeks, I have brought to light the double couponing disappearance at many Kroger stores around the U.S. Although currently we have not seen this disappearance in the Middle Tennessee area, we need to educate ourselves on the other shopping savings that might replace this policy within our area.