A tourist in LA LA Land

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

It wasn’t on the bucket list, but I have now seen Los Angeles.
I don’t really have a bucket list. When I tried to make one, everyone said I didn’t really …

Making ‘Rotary memories’

Tom KingFarragut, Feature

Things happen at Rotary club meetings – and it’s often those unexpected things that create what is called “Rotary memories.” Recently another memory was made at the Rotary Club of …

Mechanical wonders … or not

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

First of all, I need to say that I am NOT a mechanical idiot.
I need to say this because this story is not going to be very flattering, so my …

Rowcliffe studies Korean culture

Tom KingFarragut, Feature

Not many people in East Tennessee – or in the United States – have seen, been there, felt or truly experienced these tense times on the Korean Peninsula. It is …

Looking up to Big Glenn Jacobs

Tom KingFarragut, Feature

It was the summer of 2017, and my then 12-year-old grandson from Clarksville, Alex Gomez-Leon, was coming to visit “Pop” for a week. He was an Army kid, the son …

‘Old’ friends connect the dots

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

My Facebook time has been sparse lately, more because of circumstances than any kind of protest. I was unhappy and concerned with the Facebook data breach, and it did make …

Death penalty is Rotary topic

Tom KingFarragut, Feature

Former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade, now Dean of the Duncan School of Law at Lincoln Memorial University, spent some time discussing the death penalty in front of …