Archive for March, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s brother gains favoritism with wealthy immigrant visas

Hillary Clinton’s brother gains favoritism with wealthy immigrant visas

National News, News March 31, 2015 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

By Dwight L. Schwab, Jr.   It seems as if you simply turn around and there’s another Hillary Rodham Clinton scandal brewing. The latest involved Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas who has come under fire in a report from the department’s inspector general for personally intervening in three EB-5Read More

Pets for adoption

Pets for adoption

Local News March 31, 2015 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Noel is an 8 month old Collie Mix waiting for a good home and Ruffles is a 4 year old Domestic Short Hair Mix also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Noel is $100 and $50 for Ruffles.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip.Read More

Willie Nelson not giving up on pot

Willie Nelson not giving up on pot

News March 31, 2015 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

DENVER (press release) Peanut butter and jelly, love and marriage, Willie Nelson and pot. They’re all matches made in heaven. That’s why it comes as no surprise that the country music legend will launch his own marijuana line. Nelson, 81, plans to open stores in states where pot is alreadyRead More

Sports view: NFL players retiring young

Sports view: NFL players retiring young

Sports, Sports View March 31, 2015 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz   Father time is undefeated, and by all accounts will remain so forever. The calendar catches up to all of us, regardless of what we do in an attempt to forestall the inevitable. An athlete’s career ends sooner than it does for those of us in otherRead More

CNMS/CNWS: Moodie announces summer youth clinic

CNMS/CNWS: Moodie announces summer youth clinic

Local News, Local Sports, Sports March 31, 2015 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier   The Carson-Newman campus and the Jefferson City area will play host to a four-day summer clinic for young soccer players aged 4-12 this summer, Carson-Newman men’s and women’s soccer coach Richard Moodie announced Wednesday. The summer clinic is designed for novice soccer players and the moreRead More

Southern style: Reno’s old time music

Southern style: Reno’s old time music

Entertainment, Southern Style March 31, 2015 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks   I have had the honor of knowing and admiring the work of Bluegrass personality Ronnie Reno for much of my own career. I was honored to appear on his popular TV Show “Reno’s Old Time Music Festival” many years ago. As an award-winning television producer, hisRead More

Don Williams announces 2015 tour

Don Williams announces 2015 tour

Entertainment, Local News March 31, 2015 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Will appear at Country Tonite Theater on Oct. 16 & 17   By Kirt Webster   With his easy-going style and laid back nature, Don Williams has become one of Country Music’s most-beloved performers both in the United States, as well as abroad. Williams announces the Spring and Fall legsRead More

From the Hart: Starbucks, serving hot cups of racial judgment

From the Hart: Starbucks, serving hot cups of racial judgment

From the Hart March 31, 2015 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart   Tired of selling overpriced coffee to pretentious white Americans, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz was going to end racism. He instructed his baristas, the tattooed and nose-ringed Women and Gender Studies Majors with $40,000 in student loan debt, to lecture us on race. Here is what IRead More

UT-VMC emergency room tails: the case of the missing hearing aid

UT-VMC emergency room tails: the case of the missing hearing aid

Tails from the ER March 31, 2015 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda Rainey  As in every profession, sometimes things that happen are just plain funny. One Saturday last spring was just such a situation for us at the UTVMC ER. Our emergency technician received a call from a very concerned and slightly annoyed gentleman who told her that heRead More

Gatlinburg attraction features new exhibits

Gatlinburg attraction features new exhibits

Local News, Religion March 31, 2015 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Offering a unique Easter experience   By Alex Shelton   Celebrate spring this Easter season at Gatlinburg’s premier inspirational attraction. Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens offers visitors the chance to walk through a series of 12 realistic scenes featuring more than 100 life-sized biblical figures.  The story ofRead More