Making Christmas bright for 47 kids

Tom KingFarragut

The Rotary Club of Farragut is like most Rotary clubs when it comes to community projects. You find out about a need and see if the club has the willingness, …

Happy birthday to a world changer

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

My older son celebrated his 38th birthday this week. We didn’t go to Nashville to mark the occasion for several reasons, with one of them being I was leaving the …

Change ahead for HonorAir Knoxville

Tom KingFarragut

The HonorAir Knoxville flight on April 11, 2018, will be its 26th to our nation’s capital for 130 or so veterans. The HonorAir logo, if you look carefully, carries five …

Growing up a Gardner

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

I spent the weekend after Thanksgiving Day in North Carolina with my father’s family. Cousin Courtney got married, and we had a glorious reunion of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funny thing …

Mannis to speak to Farragut Rotary

Tom KingFarragut

We’ll be honored on Wednesday (Nov. 29) to welcome Eddie Mannis to the Farragut Rotary Club for his presentation on HonorAir Knoxville. It hits very close to home for Mannis …

Giving Thanksgiving its due

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

I really want to honor Thanksgiving. It is a sweet, thoughtful holiday, shouldered in between the witchy fun of Halloween and the blessed chaos of Christmas.
How can you not respect …

Cunningham gets ‘Shining Light’ award

Tom KingFarragut

Roger Cunningham was watching the news of the horrific fires in and around Gatlinburg just a year ago. Something inside of him told him that he had to do something. …