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. …

‘This time last year…’

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

It has been a week of remembering. Many of my conversations have begun with “this time last year…”
This time last year, I thought I had the flu … This time …

Striving to be quotable

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

I love quotable quotes. I love maxims, adages and mottos. I love all those sayings that we like to throw around when words fail us and when we need to …