9:00 PM Dec 13, 2014
The University of Tennessee’s drive to become a top 25 research university has always rested on the uneasy footing of being funded by a state whose lawmakers appear more hesitant about spending on anything than proudly willing to invest in higher education.
8:00 PM Dec 13, 2014
For those not residing under a proverbial rock, the twinkling lights and images of Santa Claus are a clear indication 2014 will soon be another page in the history books.
10:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
The annual war on Christmas is under way.
8:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
We had a daycare in our home for 20 years; we never re-opened after the house fire that sent nearly everything we owned, including the daycare, up in smoke in the summer 2008.
6:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
Just 13 shopping days remain before Christmas.
5:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
‘Tis the season to jam the mailbox with catalogs.
3:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
Thumbs up to Lebanon’s own Chad’s Winter Wonderland, which took the national stage Monday on the opening episode of ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight.”
12:30 PM Dec 11, 2014
It was the kind of day that only a penguin could love – cold, raw and blustery – but despite the frigid weather, the fishing was hot.
9:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
Here is a list of possible “Holiday Hazards” the Tennessee Poison Center believes you should know about to keep your children safe during the holidays.
6:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
The year is almost over, and I know most of the lessons I’ve learned this year have happened within the last 10 days. A pair of those lessons happened in the last three days.
10:00 PM Dec 9, 2014
December is here, and we all need that one accessory to keep us warm with the cold temperatures.
12:00 PM Dec 9, 2014
Sunday afternoon in the Southwest corner was a bit different from our usual weekend routine.
6:00 PM Dec 7, 2014
Simplify. As the holidays approach, things get hectic. Lists grow long and patience gets short. One thing that will help smooth and strengthen the relationship with your kids is to simplify.
3:00 PM Dec 7, 2014
Harry Alsup and his wife, Lou, were in several bridge clubs that my husband and I attended and Harry, or Chick, as we called him, wrote a small book called “Bridge for Beginners.”

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